Come back from 15-point deficit, but can’t hold on for the needed win
FORTUNA — The Del Norte High boys varsity basketball team could not
pull out the win after coming back in the fourth quarter, losing to
Fortuna 53-50 Friday night.
The loss dropped Del Norte to 7-10 overall and last, at 1-5, in the
Big 5 Conference. Before the game both teams were tied for last in the
The loss made it very likely Del Norte would not qualify for the
Dick Niclai postseason tournament, which they won last year, and
extended the Warriors losing streak to five games.
The last time these two teams met, a triple overtime battle ensued,
with the Warriors winning the home contest by 12 points last month.
The Crescent City Swim Club will be registering swimmers and having its first swim practice on Monday starting at 5 p.m.
The swim schedule for the month of February will be Monday through Friday from 5:15 p.m. to 7:00 pm.
The Crescent City Swim Club teaches stroke improvement through
organized and motivating practice sessions, combined with optional
competitive swim meets.
If swimmers from 5 to 18 years old are interested in participating
please call 954-2398 for more information, or e-mail your questions to
, or stop by the pool during practice hours.
Sign-ups for the Del Norte County Recreation Department Adult Basketball League has begun.
The season begins on March 9, with upper and lower divisions available. Games will be played on Monday and Tuesday nights.
The team fee is $500 with the registration deadline on Feb. 27.
A team can be register at the Recreation Department, located at 1005 H St. in Crescent City. For more information call 464-7237.
The new coaches for the girls soccer team at College of the Redwoods are looking for soccer players for this fall.
If you or someone you know are planning on attending CR either in
Crescent City or in Eureka and are interested in playing college level
soccer, please contact Del Norte High School girls varsity coach Clar
Byers for more information regarding this opportunity at 541-251-1493.
Or you can contact CR Assistant Coach Allen Exley at 707-839-1829.
Del Norte turns the ball over 30 times in defeat
For four quarters the Fortuna Huskies were relentless against the Del Norte Warriors Thursday night, scoring at will and causing 30 turnovers for the game.
Del Norte High Warrior Michelle Stacey tries to go up for a shot against Fortuna on Thursday at home. The Daily Triplicate/Bryant Anderson
When all was said and done the Huskies handed the Warriors a 52 point loss in Big 5 Conference action.
During their first meeting in Fortuna on Jan. 21, the Warriors led in the first quarter before losing 63-46. While they lost, Warrior head coach Buzz McCulloch was pleased with the way his team played against one of the elite squads in the Big 5.
Thursday night was another story as Del Norte lost 73-21.
Blair Lopez of the Del Norte High girls freshman basketball team drives down the lane against Fortuna on Thursday. The Warriors won 41-32. The Daily Triplicate/Bryant Anderson
Senior Lesley leads team with 16 points
EUREKA — It was a rough outing for the Warriors on the road Wednesday evening.
Facing St. Bernard’s of the Little 4 Conference, Del Norte High struggled to stop the Crusaders, who are undefeated in the Little 4, as the Warriors fell 63-47 to drop their fourth straight contest to go to 7-9 for the year.
Senior Andrew Ayers of St. Bernard’s paced his team with 26 points in a dominating performance.
Senior Cole Lesley had a good game for the Warriors and led the team with 16 points.
Soundly defeat Crusaders 68-44
The Del Norte High girls varsity basketball team dominated the proceedings to earn a much needed victory Tuesday night.
The Warriors, who had not won a game since defeating Hoopa on Jan. 5, cruised to a 68-44 home win against St. Bernard’s of Eureka.
The game was a true team effort as four Del Norte players scored in double figures and the entire squad saw playing time and contributed to the victory.
“Nice” was the first words head coach Buzz McCulloch used to describe the win. “The girls were ready to play. That was a good boost for us. The girls played really well.”
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