When you want to put together a complete team, the term “balance” usually lingers around the top of the conversation. Yes, you want a strength and an identity. But when you talk look at the 2018-19 All-Shasta County girls basketball team filled with all-Northern Section and all-league talent, and league and section champions, it will take you awhile to find a weakness.Read More
The playoffs are a tough time to have a bad shooting night. The seventh-seeded U-Prep girls basketball team found that out Tuesday in a 44-34 loss to No. 10 Wheatland in the Northern Section Division IV playoffs.Read More
The Eagles’ Northern Athletic League title hopes are still alive.
Ashlee Lewis banked in a six-footer for the go-ahead bucket with 36 seconds left to lift West Valley High’s girls basketball team to a 37-35 road victory to not only spoil U-Prep’s homecoming night but prevent the Panthers from clinching the NAL title.Read More
The U-Prep girls got 18 points from freshman Jordan McCoy, 13 from Kaleia Mizuta and 12 from Madi Friebel as the Panthers downed Redding Christian 55-33 on Wednesday at home.Read More
The U-Prep girls basketball team is sitting at 5-1 in Northern Athletic League play heading into a tough three-game week that culminates with a showdown against West Valley, also 5-1 in league.
Last week, the Panthers did a good job of TCB (taking care of business) in NAL play, getting a tough home overtime win over Lassen and a road win against a CV team that’s not faring well in league but is vastly improved. For the perfect week, U-Prep is the Shasta County Sports Girls Basketball Team of the Week.Read More
We offer 15 players who’ve shown they can come night in, night out and give their team an opportunity to win. Making the list doesn’t ensure postseason honors (just as not making this list doesn’t exclude from a possible MVP run).Read More
The 2018 All Northern Section volleyball team was announced today and Shasta County saw eight players land on the three teams, including three first-team selections.Read More
Building confidence is a major focus in the preseason. Add in overcoming a little adversity and it could be a recipe for a building a championship caliber team.Read More
As a freshman on varsity, the expectations can be lofty. U-Prep’s Jordan McCoy seems to be balancing expectation and performance just fine in the early part of the Panthers’ basketball season.Read More
The U-Prep girls basketball team had hit three field goals in the first half Monday in a home game against Corning. But the Panthers had been buoyed by 20 trips to the free throw line, hitting 12. As such, Steve Schuster’s squad trailed 25-19 at intermission.
The Panthers found their offense and used a third-period spurt to pass and pull away from the Cardinals in a 56-45 preseason win.Read More