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Larson’s versatility leads Redding Christian to 66-34 blowout win over Chester

Double team Austin Larson they say. Make the other guys beat you. Well, that didn’t work so well either.

Inside-out game on point for Foothill girls in 71-49 win over Shasta

When the best of both worlds combine, there’s no stopping the Foothill High girls basketball team.

The Cougars got their shots to fall from the outside early on and it opened up the inside game for senior Jenna Wallace & Co. to take over in a 71-49 dominating home win over Shasta Friday night at The Palace.

Foothill escapes with 45-42 OT victory over Enterprise in EAL opener

Foothill might be the favorite in the Eastern Athletic League entering Tuesday’s league-opener with rival Enterprise but the Cougars got a bit of a wake-up call.

Shasta College goes cold in second half in 65-56 loss to Cabrillo

The night after pounding Gavilan, the Shasta College women’s basketball team couldn’t keep its hot start flowing and dropped a 65-56 contest to Cabrillo College Saturday in the Shasta Crossover.

Knights losing streak reaches eight games after 75-56 loss to Yuba

For more than two decades, Kele Fitzhugh has been pushing the Shasta College men’s basketball team to work hard and the success will come.

Hot-shooting West Valley drops U-Prep 58-43 in Jamie Angley Hornet Classic

West Valley is finding a recipe for success through the first month of the season: get the jump shots going early on and wear teams down by attacking the rim to close it out.

Enterprise boys roll Tokay 69-21 after sluggish start in Jamie Angley Hornet Classic

For the first four minutes, the Hornets looked like they were still enjoying Christmas break.

CV girls back to winning ways with 49-40 win over Trinity

“Trust the process” is a popular moniker being thrown around with the resurgent Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA. The Central Valley girls basketball team bringing the mentality to the local level.

Enterprise falls to Sac High 73-41 in Girls Harlan Carter final

Enterprise High head coach Anthony Williams (center) addresses his team during a timeout in the 45th annual Girls Harlan Carter …

West Valley can’t hold off Rio Linda in 21-13 D-5AA NorCal championship defeat

All year long West Valley’s defense dominated the first three quarters. But the Eagles couldn’t hang on much longer against one of the top offenses in the state.

Shasta flat in 52-37 loss to Eureka in Harlan Carter opener

The Shasta girls basketball team lost its Harlan Carter opener Thursday, falling 52-37 to Eureka as the young Wolves dug an early hole they couldn’t climb out from.

VIDEO: No Pressure, No Diamonds – West Valley captures D-III title

Cinematographer and West Valley student Landon Cramer produced a video from West Valley High’s 7-0 win over Sutter in the Northern Section Division III championship and the Redding Rancheria Game of the Week.

Foothill bests Enterprise 62-52 in Harlan Carter semis

Hustle one night, high energy the next. Combining those two traits with a growing confidence has translated into wins on back-to-back nights for the Cougars.

Hustle lifts Foothill to 70-55 Harlan Carter win over Washougal

One thing the Cougars have going for them early on in the season is hustle. With it, anything is possible for a young squad.

VIDEO: Fall River reacts to winning the D-V section title

Fall River High’s football team completed a perfect 12-0 season with a 45-6 home win over Chester in the Northern Section Division V championship on Saturday in the Redding Rancheria Game of the Week.

Fall River crushes Chester 45-6 in D-V championship for perfect season

Fall River’s star-studded senior class capped a perfect season with another dominating performance.

West Valley beats Lassen 17-14 in D-III semis without an offensive touchdown

It was going to take more than West Valley’s suffocating defense and the running ability of Bailey Sulzer to beat Lassen a second time in three weeks.

Youthful Knights come up short to No. 6 Santa Rosa 75-71

One sophomore on a team of all freshman nearly pulled off the upset of the year two weeks into the season.

No. 4 Foothill downs No. 5 Shasta 42-21 in D-II quarterfinal

That’s more like the offensive machine the Cougars have been known for this season.

Redding Christian cruises past Calistoga in NorCal D6 quarterfinal

Redding Christian’s one hiccup came at the worst time of the season — losing the Northern Section Division VI final to snap a 15-match win streak.

Shasta College dropped by No. 24 American River 44-17

The Knights inability to play a complete game with high energy and execution has been a common theme this season.

Foothill falls flat in 42-7 loss to Chico

Foothill High’s Jayden Gordon entered the final week of the regular season as arguably the most electrifying quarterback in the Northern Section. But it was Chico’s Ty Thomas who stole the show.

John, Kody Karpinski living father-son dream playing football for Shasta College

Father and son John and Kody Karpinski have spent the season together playing for the Shasta College Knights. (Photo by …

Weaver Lumber Player of the Week: Jayden Gordon

At the start of the third quarter with Foothill leading Shasta 28-6 in a contest that decided a home playoff game, Cougars quarterback Jayden Gordon told offensive coordinator Sam Diskin through a smile, “you’re calling a pretty good game tonight.”

VIDEO: Shasta College loses to Siskiyous 49-21

Shasta College gave up 35 straight points in the second half to fall 49-21 to Siskiyous Saturday night at Memorial Stadium in the Sierra Pacific Industries College Game of the Week and the Think Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Game.

‘Redding’ belongs to Foothill after 49-20 rout of Shasta

The ‘Big 3’ schools in the Shasta Union High School District have an extra element of bragging rights when they face off every year in the “Battle for Redding.”

Teammates, coaches vow to ‘Play for 8’ to honor Tyson Wacker’s memory

“Live for Tyson” – that was the message West Valley head football coach Greg Grandell said a neurosurgeon gave him and the father of Eagles football player Tyson Wacker shortly before the family had to make the choice to pull the 16-year-old off life support.

VIDEO: Shasta College rallies past Feather River 44-37

The Shasta College football team rallied from an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat Feather River College 44-37 in the Sierra Pacific Industries College Game of the Week on Saturday.

VIDEO: Shasta reacts to 47-10 River Bowl XXVI win

Shasta High players Brayden Coon, James Weaver and Alex Beltran react to beating Enterprise 47-10 in River Bowl XXVI in the Redding Rancheria Game of the Week on Friday.

Tri Counties Bank Player of the Game: James Weaver

Shasta running back James Weaver scores four TDs in the Wolves’ 47-10 River Bowl win over Enterprise and earned Tri …

VIDEO: Shasta downs Enterprise 47-10 in River Bowl XXVI

Shasta High’s football team got four touchdown passes from Brian Kilgore and four total touchdowns from James Weaver in a 47-10 rout of crosstown rival Enterprise in River Bowl XXVI – the Redding Rancheria Game of the Week.

VIDEO: Enterprise Hornets talk River Bowl XXVI

Enterprise High head coach Chris Combs and seniors Jayden Campbell, Keenan Mai and Justin Kelly talk about the upcoming River Bowl XXVI on Friday against crosstown rival Shasta in the Redding Rancheria Game of the Week.

VIDEO: Shasta Wolves talk River Bowl XXVI

Shasta High head coach J.C. Hunsaker and players James Weaver, Blake Blomquist, Tony DeBlasio, Isaiah Pena and Dominic Hicks talk about the upcoming River Bowl XXVI on Friday against crosstown rival Enterprise in the Redding Rancheria Game of the Week.

VIDEO: Shasta College coaches talk about River Bowl experiences

Shasta College coaches Craig Thompson, Bryon Hamilton, Anthony Cavalli and Nate Stephens talk about playing in the River Bowl and what it means to them and the city.

VIDEO: Sierra College downs Shasta College 42-29

Shasta College’s football team lost Saturday to Sierra College 42-29 at Memorial Stadium in the Sierra Pacific Industries College Game of the Week and the NorCal Conference opener.

VIDEO: Foothill downs rival Enterprise 42-28

Foothill High’s football team went up 21-0 at halftime and hung on to its lead for a 42-28 victory over rival Enterprise Friday night in the Redding Rancheria Game of the Week.

VIDEO: West Valley blanks rival Anderson 26-0

West Valley High’s football team shut out rival Anderson 26-0 Friday night in the Redding Rancheria Game of the Week, winning the annual South County Collision.

Weaver Lumber Player of the Week: Parker Phillips

Is it hyperbole if it’s true? How else could you begin describe the type of season Anderson’s Parker Phillips is having?

Tri Counties Player of the Game: West Valley defense

Defense isn’t used to getting a ton of recognition. Everyone is obsessed with statistics and high-scoring affairs.

VIDEO: West Valley pounds Orland 55-7 on homecoming

Bailey Sulzer ran 22 times for 232 yards and scored four touchdowns as West Valley pounded Orland 55-7 Friday night in the Redding Rancheria Game of the Week. 

Shasta College falters on road, loses 40-27 to Sac City

One month into the season and the Knights are still trying to find their identity. And what a rough month it has been.

VIDEO: Foothill comes up short to Paradise 43-40

Foothill High’s football team set itself up for a second straight comeback victory but couldn’t hang on to the lead and allowed a last-minute touchdown from Paradise in a 43-40 homecoming defeat Friday night in the Redding Rancheria Game of the Week.

VIDEO: Foothill reacts to comeback win

Foothill High players Chris Jacobsen, Jayden Gordon and Chris Ostergren talk about the Cougars’ 31-28 victory over Lassen Friday night.

VIDEO: Foothill rallies past Lassen 31-28

Foothill High’s football team erased an 18-point halftime deficit by scoring on four of its five second half possessions en route to a 31-28 home win over Lassen Friday night.

VIDEO: Shasta College falls to West Hills 40-20

Shasta College’s football team lost Saturday for the second time this season in as many games, falling to West Hills Coalinga 40-20 at Yuba College in Marysville.

U-Prep shuts out Clear Lake 15-0 in Game of the Week

The building of program is a slow process. Only three weeks into the season, the Panthers are showing they’re advancing a little bit quicker than usual.

VIDEO: U-Prep talks about getting first win

U-Prep Panthers players Dylan Cabral and Riley Seay talk about beating Live Oak 28-21 last week and looking ahead to the Redding Rancheria  Game of the Week against Clear Lake on Friday, Sept. 7.

VIDEO: Enterprise downs West Valley 35-14

Enterprise scored four first-half touchdowns to pick up early momentum and carry it to a 35-14 home victory over West Valley in the  Redding Rancheria Game of the Week.

VIDEO: Shasta College season outlook

Shasta College’s football team is coming off its second CCCAA American Division championship in three years. With most of the coaching staff returning and some players at key positions.

Weaver Lumber Player of the Week: Bailey Sulzer

What a season-opener for Bailey Sulzer. The West Valley High two-way senior standout left no doubt who was the best player on the field in Friday night’s 16-0 home victory over Foothill in the Redding Rancheria Game of the Week.

VIDEO: West Valley beats Foothill 16-0

The West Valley High football team shut down Foothill on the opening night of the 2018 season, coming away with a 16-0 victory.

Shasta holds on to beat Corning 28-24

The Wolves got the defensive stop when they needed it most – in the waning moments of the fourth quarter, stopping the Cardinals on 4th-and-20 with under a minute to play to preserve a 28-24 road win Friday night.

VIDEO: West Valley season outlook

West Valley High junior Cade Lambert and senior sBailey Sulzer and Devin Low talk about the 2018 season.

VIDEO: Enterprise season outlook

Enterprise High senior quarterback Leslie Cummings stopped by to talk about the Big 3 scrimmage from Friday at Foothill High School along with a season preview for the Hornets.

VIDEO: Foothill Cougars scrimmage recap

Foothill High head coach Joey Brown and dual-threat quarterback Jayden Gordon talk about the Big 3 scrimmage from Friday and looking ahead at the 2018 season.

VIDEO: Shasta Wolves scrimmage recap

PALO CEDRO — Shasta High’s football team was at the Big 3 scrimmage Friday night, tussling with Enterprise and Foothill.

VIDEO: Big 3 Scrimmage highlights

The Big 3 Shasta County high school football teams converged at Bill Johnson Community Stadium Friday for a three-way scrimmage.

Knights finally back on the field

Shasta College head coach Craig Thompson talks about the Knights practicing for the third time after their season was pushed …