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 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
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