Supporters greet members of the AA Del Norte Blue team Sunday. For more photos, go to Triplicate.com/photos. (The Daily Triplicate/Bryant Anderson)
It’ll be a Civil War of sorts on Sunday when two Del Norte Youth Football teams face off for the Six Rivers Youth Football Championship in the AA division.
On Sunday in the AA division, the Del Norte Blue team dominated Hoopa 28-0 in Crescent City. The Del Norte Gold team traveled to Ferndale to face the Redwood Knights and won by the identical score of 28-0.
Steven Maready of the Del Norte Youth Football AA Gold team runs down the field during a game earlier this season. On Sunday the Gold squad will be in Ferndale in playoff action. Three local teams will host playoff matchups at home at Mike Whalen Field on Sunday. The winners of the contests will go on to title games. (Photo courtesy of Roger Schultz/ www.hotshotsbyroger.com)
Del Norte faces Arcata tonight at 7:30 p.m. at home
Greg Kirby, right, of the Del Norte High football team gets ready to tackle a Fortuna player during a game in Crescent City on Oct. 16. Tonight, the Warriors conclude the season against Arcata at home. (The Daily Triplicate/Bryant Anderson)
The Del Norte High varsity football team is ready to end the 2009 season on a high note tonight on their home field.
The Warriors face Big 4 Conference opponent Arcata tonight at home at Mike Whalen Field.
Del Norte head coach Bob Hadfield said the goal is to “play hard and get a win for the seniors.”
With the struggles the 2-6 Warriors have had this year, Hadfield said it would be nice to end the season with a convincing win.
Junior Zara Gastineau, right, of the Del Norte High cross country team runs during the team's meet in Crescent City on Sept. 23. (The Daily Triplicate/Bryant Anderson)
Zara Gastineau was so in the zone that it was not until deep into her run at the Humboldt Del Norte Conference Cross Country Championships that she realized that she had left almost all the other participants in her tracks.
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