When is a powder puff not a dainty little thing one uses when applying talcum to help stay dry?
When the pedal is to the metal and it’s charging right at you with eight cylinders-a-firing.
The destruction derby is nothing new to the Glenn County Fair, but Saturday's derby also gives the ladies a chance to join in the metall
A three-run fourth inning by the home team busted open a 1-1 ballgame and the Braves from Hamilton High were beaten by those from Modoc 4-1 in Alturas on Tuesday.
The loss knocked seventh-seeded Hamilton (9-13-1) from the Division V playoffs, while No. 2 Modoc (23-5) advanced to play sixth-seeded Quincy on Thursday.
A suicide squeeze by Adolfo Diaz scored Andrew Shippelhoute from third base in the first inning of the Hamilton High baseball team’s 8-1 semifinal victory Tuesday against Etna set the tone for the rest of the afternoon.
In a rematch of last season’s Northern Section Division IV championship game, which Hamilton won 1-0, the N
Effective with the 2013-14 season, forfeits in high school wrestling will no longer count toward a wrestler’s daily match limit.
Currently, wrestlers are limited by rule to five matches in one day.
This change was made by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Wrestling Rules Committee at its recen
Tony Richards won the sprint car main event ahead of Dave Emery Saturday at the Orland Speedbowl, and took control of the season points lead.
Richards has 35 points, while Emery is tied for second with Kenny Webber, who finished third on Saturday.
Rick Shires won the hobby stock main event ahead of points leader Garrett Agnew and
Use of electronic calls out of season?Question: I was wondering if it is legal to use electronic calls for animals and birds out of season for things such as bird watching or scouting? I have heard yes and no from different people, so I want to clarify. Also is it even legal to call with non-electronic calls out of season?
To be honest, I’m not away training for a new career, I’m just on vacation.
But when I return it looks like I might have to start working on my new gig. I’m thinking about taking up boxing.
On Wednesday, it was reported that professional boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. will be the highest-earning
There's a familiar saying that goes, "If you can't run with the big dogs, stay on the porch." That's pretty much where the Bulldogs stayed on Friday.
The Hamilton High baseball team proved to be the big dogs in the fight at home, as the second-seeded Braves banged out 13 hits and only allowed one in a 22-0 beatdown of Los Molinos in the
Hamilton High claimed the Mid-Valley League varsity girls track and field title Friday at University Prep in Redding. The Braves won six events and scored 188 points to University Prep's 178.
Senior hurdler Lorena Corona won the 100-hurdles in 17.2 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 52.62 seconds. She also ran in the winning 400-relay team (
The third time was not a charm and proved to be elusive for Orland High's tennis team, as they were stopped short of a third-straight trip to the NorCal state playoffs with a 6-0 loss to Shasta on Monday.
Draven Yahn gave the Trojans their best chance at a singles win at No. 4, where he battled Shasta's Mitchell Linardos for three sets b
Kavi Ram was probably happy he didn't take one more bite of breakfast on Friday, because it could have made all the difference.
The Orland High junior blazed to first-place finishes in the 100- and 200-meter races before also setting the standards in the long jump and triple jump in the Butte View League championships at Wheatland.
After limping into the Division II playoffs, Orland High's baseball team could not catch up to the top-seeded Huskies on Friday, dropping a 10-1 decision at Sutter.
The Trojans earned the division's No. 8 seed with a 12-13 overall record and having gone 2-10 in the Butte View League heading into the contest. A doubleheader loss at Winter
A total of 11 boys and six girls teams took the track at University Prep in Redding on Thursday to decide the Mountain Valley League champions.
In the boys competition it was Redding Christian taking first place with 83 points. Providence Christian finished fourth (39), Mercy was eighth (16), Elk Creek came in 10th (11) and Los Molinos,
Trojans on track for BVL finals
Orland High's junior-varsity boys and girls gave it their all at the Butte View League championships held Friday at Wheatland.
Boys winners were: 200 meters - Arthur Flynn, 23.90 seconds; 4x400 relay - Vinny Villacano/Junior Maldonado/Trevor Zimmerman/Jesse Gonzalez,
Disc golf tourney set
The fourth annual Banging Chains for Charity disc golf tournament will be held Saturday and Sunday to benefit the Glenn Medical Foundation. The event will be held at the 18-hole disc golf facility at Black Butte Lake. It is put in by the Orland ACES Disc Golf Club in conjunction with the US Army Corps of Engi
LIVE OAK — For the third consecutive year the Orland High boys tennis team claimed the Northern Section Division II championship, earning a 5-1 victory against the host Lions on Thursday in Live Oak.
Eric Anguiano picked up the championship-clinching win and made the doubles matches a moot point by rallying back from a first-set lo
It wasn't something he had thought much about, seeing as he had never needed to do it before.
Orland High senior Taylor Enck led off the sixth inning with the score tied at 4-4, hoping to get on base as the potential go-ahead run.
Not only did he get on base but he circled them, putting an exclamation point on his high school pla
Macey Cox was the starting libero on the Pierce High volleyball team, led the Bears girls basketball team in scoring and holds the school record in the triple jump, but her true athletic calling is in the rodeo arena.
She began competing when she was 7 years old, and in eighth grade she qualified for Nationals in New Mexico in the goat-t
Glenn County track meet Tuesday
The public is invited to attend the Glenn County Elementary Track and Field Meet on Tuesday at the Orland High School Track. This event is sponsored by the Glenn County Office of Education and 12 schools will be participating.
The meet will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the 800-meter races. The fi
The following questions were asked on the state Department of Fish & Wildlife website:
Question: My neighbor, who lives a few houses down from me, has a 15-year-old son who shoots his BB gun in his backyard. I used to shoot my bow in my backyard until my dad found out it's illegal. I am 13 and live in the mountains of Southern
Horror of horrors, there was a questionable call made Thursday during a major league baseball game.
In the Houston Astros game versus the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, a Houston pitching change was allowed despite the first pitcher called in from the bullpen not throwing a pitch to a single batter.
This happened just one night a
J. DeForest Jr. of Wheatland won the All-Around Cowboy title Sunday at the Stonyford Rodeo and hundreds of spectators braved the wind to watch competitors from as far away as Hilo, Hawaii, and Canada perform.
DeForest placed second in the tie-down roping competition with a time of 9.7 seconds, just slower than Jared Ferguson of Cottonwoo
The green flag waved for the beginning of the racing season at Orland Speedbowl on Saturday, but thunderstorms and a small crowd helped put a damper on the kickoff.
There were four mini-trucks, and five other cars that took to the dirt track in front of a crowd estimated at approximately 35 people. A lack of communication between the pit
The Hamilton High baseball team wrapped up the Sacramento Valley League title with an emphatic 8-0 home victory Friday against five-time defending Division III champion Durham.
Hamilton (19-6, 10-2) is one of two Division IV teams in a league filled with upper-division foes, including Durham and three-time D-III runner-up Willows.
Friday's track meet was dubbed the Black Butte Invitational, and judging by the wide spectrum of uniform colors on the Orland High School track, there was no shortage of athletes willing to take them up on the invitation.
Many of the battles pitted athletes who are ranked among the best in the Northern Section in their respective events,