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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Basketball battle set to take place at Lassen College
Nov. 6 — The Lassen High School Boy’s Basketball Boosters will be hosting the third annual Battle in the Cave on Saturday, Nov. 16.
The fun will begin at noon in the Lassen Community College gym and will feature youth basketball games, performances from the Lassen High School drill and cheer teams and a raffle for an iPad.
The main event will be a battle between the High Desert State Prison Dawgs and the California Correctional Center Coyotes basketball teams.
There will also be a snack bar featuring barbecued tri-tip and sandwiches.
Battle in the Cave is the Lassen High Boy’s Basketball Boosters main fundraiser for the year. All proceeds go toward funding uniforms and equipment, as well as tournament and travel costs for the Lassen High boy’s basketball team.
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