The Del Norte boys soccer team will kick off its season bright and early on the first day that practices are allowed in California with an 8 a.m. start on Aug. 17 at the soccer fields. On Tuesdays and Thursdays the team will ramp things up with two-a-days, the second practice scheduled for 4 p.m.
Local anglers have been having luck searching for halibut in the deep waters off the coast this week and sportfishermen have as much as one more week to target the fish before the season closes back up on August 15.
Two-time NHRA funny car champion Cruz Pedregon made use of a few days off between races to come through Del Norte County on Wednesday for a tour of Pelican Bay State Prison on his way to Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways in Seattle, which kicks off on Friday. Photos courtesy of Pendragon Racing
NHRA funny car driver makes a stop at Pelican Bay to indulge one of his other hobbies
With five days off between races in the National Hot Rod Association Mello Yellow’s annual Western swing, two-time funny car champion Cruz Pedregon traded in drag racing straightaways for the winding coastal highway that is U.S. Highway 101. Pendragon took the coastal route in order to swing through Del Norte County on his way to Pacific Raceways in Seattle for the Northwest Nationals.
The Del Norte girls soccer team will kick off its season bright and early on the first day that practices are allowed in California with an 8 a.m. start on Aug. 17 at the soccer fields. On Tuesdays and Thursdays the team will ramp things up with two-a-days, with a second practice scheduled for 5 p.m.
The Del Norte High School football team kicked off team activities with its conditioning camp on Wednesday. and two-a-day practices are scheduled to follow closely behind; starting Monday, Aug. 10, at 3:30 p.m.
Athletes must have turned in a sports packet and have completed a physical and baseline concussion testing in order to participate.
Those Guys’ Cole Lesley connects to send a line dive back up the left side of the infield. Del Norte Triplicate / Michael Zogg
There have been four weeks of competition in the Del Norte Recreation Department’s slowpitch mens league, but so far no single team has risen above the rest. Five of the 14 teams in the league headed into Monday’s games were tied for first place at 5-1 overall. Meanwhile in the co-ed league, Brooke’s Angels have managed to remain unbeated at 8-0. Wild River and Pitch Slappaz have managed to stay right on their heels, however, with just one loss apiece.
The Montreal Alouettes continued their recent struggles on Saturday with a 25-22 loss to Calgary to drop to 2-3 overall and fall into a tie for last place in the Canadian Football League’s East division. The loss is the third straight for the Alouettes by a combined 9 points.