Del Norte AAA Gold’s Ethan Price throws a stiff arm to get around the corner against the Loggers on Sunday at Whalen Field. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
Two Del Norte youth football teams sit out with a bye in the sixth week of competition
The Six Rivers Youth Football league returned to Whalen Field on Sunday as the Del Norte Youth Football teams went a combined 3-1 on Sunday with the AA Blue and A Blue teams both sitting out the week with a bye.
The Del Norte boys soccer team found itself trailing McKinleyville on three separate occasions on Saturday, but the Warriors fought back every time and they were eventually able to pull away late in the game for a 7-3 win.
The Del Norte girls soccer team traveled to McKinleyville for a rematch against the Panthers on Saturday. The Warriors played a strong second half, but fell 4-0 to their Humboldt-Del Norte Big 5 competition.
Chad Bell rushed for 141 total yards and scored three touchdowns to help the Warriors outgun McKinleyville on Friday. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
Big 5’s top two offenses put on a showdown at Thunen Field on Friday night
The meeting of the two top offenses in the Humboldt-Del Norte Big 5 conference lived up to the billing on Friday at Thunen Field as the Del Norte football team combined with McKinleyville for over 100 total points in the Warriors’ 61-46 victory.
We are now well into my favorite season of the year — football season. This time of year it is fun for me to look back at my time as a Warrior and the privilege I had to play for the Warriors’ then-new head football coach Chuck DeAutremont.
Jim Mitchell of Crescent City shows off a halibut landed out of Crescent City Harbor on Friday.
Anglers have been hammering king salmon at the mouth of the Chetco River, but once the “bubble fishery” that allows ocean fishing at the mouth closes after Sunday, Chetco and Smith River salmon fishermen will be waiting for rain to create prime fishing conditions.