Chances are that if you rolled into a gym with any of the 26 members of the 2018-19 Shasta County Sports’ All Shasta County boys basketball team and called “Next” you’d be playing for a while. The collection of players represents the best the North State has to offer, with All Section players, section-title winners, explosive offensive threats and defensive stalwarts.Read More
West Valley scratched out a run in the bottom of the six as Odin Hughes scored from second on a failed pickoff as the Eagles and Shasta finished the time-rule game tied at 4 in the opening game Thursday at the Jim Morley Invitational at Shasta’s DeForest Field.Read More
The West Valley Eagles couldn’t have been any colder from the field in the first half, and the U-Prep Panthers couldn’t have been more resilient in the second half.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
or the nine-point win and holding serve in the usually wild D-IV playoffs, the West Valley Eagles are the Astro Jump Boys Basketball Team of the Week for Week 12.Read More
He’s a grinder, who never stops moving on offense and defense and helped the Eagles move on to the Northern Section Division IV quarterfinals with a 72-61 win over No. 8 Colusa on Friday. Salvatierra had a triple-double in the win – 12 points, 11 assists and 10 boards – and is the Tri Counties Bank Boys Basketball Player of the Week for Week 12.Read More
When it’s the playoffs you do whatever you can to win.
West Valley came into Friday night’s match as the respective No. 1 seed in the Northern Section Division IV playoffs. After having a bye in the first round, West Valley would only get one day of practice in its second week of playoffs due to a snow storm. That wouldn’t stop the Eagles from knocking off eight-seeded seed Colusa 72-61 at home.Read More
The Eagles wrapped up Northern Athletic League play in a dominant 72-51 win over Yreka.Read More
U-Prep entered Friday night’s homecoming game in a dire situation, facing the top team in the Northern Athletic League without its leading scorer and last year’s league MVP.Read More
West Valley’s 3-point shooting is a thing of beauty.
West Valley’s impressive 3-point shooting continues in a dominating 61-38 win over Anderson on Friday night to remain on top of the Northern Athletic League.Read More