Championship weekend is here and it’s a hoops heaven for basketball lovers with 10 games spread out over two days, starting Friday at Butte College with Divisions IV and V and wrapping up Saturday at Shasta College with Divisions III, V, and VII.Read More
If the coaching axiom that hustle never takes a night off is true – and it is – then meet Luke Lindsey, hustle’s posterboy.
The Foothill junior is part spark plug, part Red Bull in a uniform, part gnat at the picnic that you can’t quite swat away. And the sum of those parts is a dynamic floor presence that’s a perfect complement to the scoring ability of the Cougars’ unquestioned senior leader Josiah Hutt and the smooth under-the-radar game of fellow junior Bekdoo Lewis.Read More
It was only a matter of time before Josiah Hutt took over.
And this time he brought his fluid jumper along for the ride to send the Cougars into the finals for the fourth time in five years.Read More
Impressive league performances allowed for a rare doubleheader playoff basketball tilt in Palo Cedro on Friday night featuring both Foothill High School varsity basketball teams.Read More
Josiah Hutt dropped 21 on the Wolves and followed that with a 17-point night in a 62-43 win over Chico. His efforts earned him the Tri Counties Bank Boys Basketball Player of the Week for Week 10, the second time this season Hutt has grabbed the honor.Read More
The Shasta Wolves played 30 minutes of pretty good basketball Tuesday against Foothill. Problem is, including the overtime period, the game lasted 36 minutes.
Foothill (18-7, 5-2 Eastern Athletic League took advantage of ice-in-the-veins free throw shooting late, five players in double figures and a few bad possessions by the Wolves to come away with a 72-67 EAL win at the Cougars’ Palace.Read More
When it all comes together, it’s a beautiful thing.
For the past few weeks, the players on the Enterprise High have accepted their roles.Read More
Nearing the end of January and it’s the Hornets who have the rhythm everyone is longing for.Read More
With first place in the Eastern Athletic League up for grabs between Pleasant Valley and Foothill Tuesday at Varley Gym, it was the road team that came out as the aggressor.Read More
Years ago, when I was at the newspaper, I wrote a basketball piece where I highlighted those kids who I loved watching. Not because they would fill up the basket with points, but because they were solid contributors who came to the job daily and just worked. I called them the Lunch Pail Gang.Read More