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 lineups have been set for the 24th annual Phil Bryant All-Star basketball games. The boys and girls games are set for March 17 at Pleasant Valley’s Varley Gym. The girls tip off at 4 p.m., while the boys take the floor at 6 p.m.Read More
Leading by two with 19 seconds left, Riley Wallen made both ends of a 1-and-1, walked over to her teammates in the following timeout and jokingly wiped her brow.It was that kind of a game for the Cougars.Read More
Abby Shoff almost wasn’t a varsity player three months ago.
Fast forward to Saturday and the Enterprise freshman post was a catalyst for delivering the Hornets a 10th Northern Section banner.Read More
The present and the future collided Saturday night in the Northern Section Division III girls title game as the Enterprise Hornets showed why they might be considered a favorite to advance deep in the NorCal playoffs and beyond. They also showed a glimpse of what could be coming in the next few years.Read More
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
To reach the Northern Section finals for the first time in 14 years, the Foothill High girls basketball team was going to have to slay its biggest nemesis during that drought.Read More
The Foothill High School varsity girls basketball team was riding a four-game win streak coming into Friday night’s Division III quarterfinal playoff game against Las Plumas. Mark it five wins.Read More
There are several reason the Foothill girls basketball team is enjoying its best season in more than 15 years. None bigger, however, than the play of senior post Jenna Wallace, the Tri Counties Bank Girls Basketball Player of the Game honors for Week 11.Read More
With two games left in the regular season, the Foothill girls basketball team is having a high-water mark year. The Cougars’ 16-9 overall mark is the second-best mark in the MaxPreps era (2004-present) and can tie the 04-05 team with 18 wins if Red Thunder goes perfect this week against Red Bluff and Pleasant Valley.
Last week, Stephanie Ahluwalia’s bunch went 2-0 with wins over Shasta (54-40) and Chico (56-53) to earn the Girls Basketball Team of the Week honors.Read More