We’re still in the prime of the Klamath River fall chinook salmon season with fish entering the mouth in high numbers. The Chetco bubble fishery started well this week and lasts through Oct. 12. The DIDSON sonar fish-counter will again be in operation on the Smith River this year and has already tracked many large pods of salmon in the Smith after last week’s rain.
Kayla Costello skies for a hit against a big Fortuna front line. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
DN tops Huskies 3-0; Arcata up next
With Thunen Gym packed full of Del Norte supporters for homecoming week, the Warrior volleyball team gave their fans plenty to cheer about. Del Norte started strong and rolled to a 3-0 (25-10, 25-19, 25-19) victory in the team’s first Humboldt-Del Norte Big 5 league contest of the season against Fortuna.
The Del Norte football team is flying high heading into homecoming week after climbing back above .500 with a 26-7 victory over defending Humboldt-Del Norte Big 5 champion Fortuna.
The victory over the Huskies was especially sweet for Del Norte because it was the end of a 12-game losing streak to Fortuna. For reference, this year’s senior class was in sixth grade last time the Warriors beat the Huskies.
Del Norte junior keeper Katie Aguirre secures the ball after making a save in the second half against Fortuna. Del Norte Triplicate / Michael Zogg
Girls fall 2-1 to Fortuna in 3rd straight 1-run game
For the fourth time in a row the Del Norte girls soccer game came down to a one-goal margin, but this time Fortuna came away with the win, edging out the Warriors 3-2 at Del Norte High School on Wednesday.