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McCovey visiting 1 more school, likely going to N. Idaho

There is still one more school two-time state heavyweight wrestling champion Roger “Bronc” McCovey is looking at before he makes his final decision.

On Thursday, McCovey left Crescent City to visit Highline Community College in the Seattle area, his father Roger Boulby  said. The school had two junior college All Americans on the team this past season, according to the institution’s Website.

On Tuesday McCovey and his father said that he planned to sign with North Idaho College.


DNYF sign-ups set for this Saturday

Former Warrior Lorenzi playing for a title

Is professional volleyball player in Puerto Rico

Petra Lorenzi prepares to hit the ball during a volleyball game with the Llaneras of Toa Baja of Puerto Rico. Photo courtesy of Kelvin Sanchez
Things could not be going much better for former Del Norte High and University of South Carolina volleyball standout Petra Lorenzi.

In her first year of playing professional volleyball for the  Llaneras of Toa Baja in Puerto Rico, her team is getting ready to play for the league championship.

On Sunday, Llaneras downed   Carolina in three sets 25-15, 25-20, 25-20 to win the series four games to one.

Beginning on Saturday the team will face the winner of Corozal  versus Juncos, which plays its deciding game tonight. 

Lorenzi, a 2005 Del Norte graduate, finished her college career at the University of South Carolina last fall and started playing professionally for Llaneras in December.

DN Grizzlies American Legion Baseball

Grizzlies team member Nate Bruder helps coach Dave Hegelmeyer serve up sausages at the Elks Lodge. Bruder is in his third year on the Grizzlies. The Daily Triplicate/Rick Postal
The Grizzlies, which consist of players from 16 to 19 years old, begin the season on June 6 at home against Northern Humboldt. The team includes many current and former members of the Del Norte High baseball team.

To see more photos of the event click here.

McCovey appears headed to North Idaho

School placed 2nd in nation in JC wrestling this year

It appears that two-time state  heavy- weight  wrestling champion Roger “Bronc” McCovey has made his decision on the college he’ll attend.

McCovey’s father, Roger Boulby, said it was about 99 percent certain as of Tuesday night that his son will sign with the North Idaho College Cardinals of Coeur d’Alene.

The Idaho school, located near Spokane, Wash., came in second this year at the National Junior College Athletic Association national wrestling tournament.

Boulby said the coaching staff plans to visit Bronc in Crescent City and personally hand him the documents to sign with the school today.

McCovey visited the campus two weeks ago and said he liked what he saw.

Warrior track and field team competes at meet

The Del Norte High track and field team had a good showing at the elite Grants Pass Rotary Meet on Saturday.

Senior Cody Hoffman placed first in section two of the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.8 seconds. He also placed 6th in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.63 seconds.

In the section two 110-meter hurdles, senior Joseph Alex­andre took 4th place with a time of 15.59 seconds. He also placed 6th in the pole vault with a vault of 11 feet.

DNHS track team takes part at Fortuna meet

The Del Norte High track and field team had a solid showing at a Big 5 Conference track meet in Fortuna.

“It was a really good effort by all the kids,” Warrior head coach Scott Lindsay said about the Wednesday meet.

In the boys pole vault, senior Josh Erler set a personal best mark of 11.6 feet that gave him a 4th place finish.

Teammate Joseph Alexandre came in second, and fellow Warrior Taylor Duncan finished first with a  jump of 12 feet.

Sophomore Zara Gastineau came in first in the 1,600 meter dash with a time of 5:47. She came in second in the 800-meter dash. Senior Cody Hoffman came in first in the 100 and 200 meter dashes and sophmore Brandon Kakitsuka came in second in the 400 meter dash. It was the first time he ran in the event this year. The boys also came in first in the 4x100 meter relay event.

Duncan and Michael Terry tied for second in the high jump. Senior Tanner Brown came in second in the 800-meter dash, the first time he ran the event during a meet.

Warriors lose 6-4 in 8 innings to Loggers

Del Norte scores all of its runs in the third inning

Del Norte High pitcher Logan Lesina gets ready to make a pitch during a game against Eureka on Tuesday. The Warriors fell to the Loggers 6-4. The Daily Triplicate/Bryant Anderson
The Del Norte High baseball team hung tough and had its chances, but in the end came up short.

The Warriors lost  6-4 in extra innings against Big 4 Con­ference rival Eureka on Tuesday, snapping a three-game winning steak.

The Loggers, the Big 4 leader heading in the game, scored two runs in the second inning to go up 2-0.

In that inning, the Warriors made a number of errors to allow Logger runners to score.

This included missing a pop up and overthrowing the ball to second base, as well as having two Del Norte players not communicating with one another and hitting into each other on a foul pop up.

To see more photos from the game click here.

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