Lady Jacks take down Princeton in first playoff match
Nov. 20 — Yesenia Melendrez sends the ball over the net during the Westwood Lady Jacks’ home volleyball playoff match against Princeton High School last night, Tuesday, Nov. 19. Westwood won the match, 3-0, advancing the team to the next round of playoffs. Photo by Maddie Musante
Lady Grizzlies end season with nail-biter playoff game against Gridley
|Mikayla Rawson serves the ball during the Lady Grizzlies’ home playoff game against Gridley High School on Thursday, Nov. 14. Lassen lost the first two sets, 25-23 and 25-16, but came back to win the third and fourth, 25-19 and 25-23. In an intense fifth game that had fans screaming on their feet, the Lady Grizzlies lost by a narrow margin of 16-14. Photo by Maddie Musante|
Local, visiting dog handlers give it a shot at the fourth annual chukar challenge
Jennifer Bird, back left, Fred Somerville, Pat Cannon, Steve Bierman, front left, Brit Forrester and Fred Bird pose together during Honey Lake Pointing Dog Club’s fourth annual Chukar Challenge held Sept. 28 and Sept. 29 at Doyle Ranch in Herlong. Local competitors who placed and are not pictured are: Phil Giusti and Dave Clausen. Photo submitted
Nov. 13 — The fourth annual Honey Lake Chukar Challenge went off without a hitch Sept. 28 and Sept. 29 at Doyle Ranch in Herlong.
According to Jennifer Bird, events coordinator at Honey Lake Pointing Dog Club, the weather was pleasant with the exception of some gusty winds on Sunday.
Participants hailed from Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada and California, making a total of 72 entries in five divisions.
Battle in the Cave set to take place Saturday
Nov. 12 — The High Desert State Prison Dawgs and the California Correctional Center Coyotes will be going head-to-head in a basketball battle that is sure to thrill fans Saturday, Nov. 16.
The annual Battle in the Cave will begin at 11 a.m. in the Lassen College gym and will feature Triple Threat youth basketball games, as well as performances from local dance and cheer squads, contests, relays and raffles.
At 7:30 p.m. the main event begins as the Dawgs and Coyotes face off on the court. The Lassen High School drill team and cheerleading squad, Lassen Renegade cheerleaders, J&J Dance and House of Dance will put on halftime performances.
The snack bar will be open during the day and will have barbecued tri-tip and sandwiches available for purchase.
The annual event is organized and hosted by the Lassen High School Boy’s Basketball Boosters. All proceeds raised from Battle in the Cave will go toward the Lassen High School boy’s basketball program.
The schedule of events for the day is as follows:
11 a.m. — Third- and fourth-grade Triple Threat girl’s game. Halftime: House of Dance performing “Wing” and “Pom Pom.”
12:10 p.m. — Third- and fourth-grade Triple Threat boy’s game. Halftime: T-shirt give away.
1:20 p.m. — Fifth-grade Triple Threat girl’s game. Halftime: Relay race for prizes.
2:40 p.m. — Fifth- and sixth-grade Triple Threat boy’s game. Halftime: Shoe scramble for prizes.
4:05 p.m. – Performance by the Lassen Renegade Cheerleaders.
4:15 p.m. — Sixth- and seventh-grade Triple Threat girl’s game. Halftime:House of Dance performing “Grease” and “Daughtry.”
5:30 p.m. — Performance by J&J Dance.
5:40 p.m. — Seventh- and eighth-grade Triple Threat boy’s game. Halftime: Performance by J&J Dance.
6:55 p.m. – Performance by J&J Dance.
7:30 p.m. — High Desert State Prison Dawgs vs. California Correctional Center Coyotes. Halftime: Performances from the Lassen High School drill team, Lassen High School cheerleaders, Lassen Renegade cheerleaders, J&J Dance and House of Dance.
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