Shortstop Shelby Pendley, Utah Valley assistant to run camp for Del Norte softball players in July
Crescent City will welcome college softball royalty to Del Norte High School this July as Oklahoma’s two-time All-American shortstop Shelby Pendley and one of her offseason training coaches, Ryan Wigley, the lead assistant at Utah Valley, provide instruction to up-and-coming players at the Del Norte Softball Camp.
Donald Danner is the first to get to a base hit in shallow left field in front of fellow Cold Pack’s teammates Pat Sherman, left, and Jay-Tuck Steinruck, back, during their preseason game against the McDonald’s McSluggers.
The Del Norte Recreation Department kicked off its Slow Pitch Softball League on Monday as the men’s teams took to Pykes Field for the first round of practice games. Teams will play preseason games for the first two weeks before the regular season kicks off on July 17.
Alex Kwan, of Gasquet, is treated to a rainbow early Friday morning while looking for clams on South Beach. Del Norte Triplicate / Adam Spencer
Ocean anglers get back to sea for two calm days before wind returned on Friday
After almost two weeks of windy weather and high seas shut down most ocean fishing on the North Coast, there was finally a break in the weather this week, allowing ocean anglers to get back out on the rockcod and salmon.
For over two decades, Crescent City native Buck Pierce has had a helmet on his head as he prepares for the upcoming football season, but 2014 is a year of change for the former Canadian Football League quarterback.
Del Norte senior catcher Josiah Johnson (above) was named co-MVP of the Humboldt-Del Norte Big 5 this year along with classmate and Warriors second baseman Chris Bray. The pair were part of a strong senior class that helped the Warriors win their first league title in 15 years. Del Norte Triplicate file photo
Warriors raked in the postseason HDN league awards with stellar senior class leading the way
When the baseball coaches from around the Humboldt-Del Norte Big 5 gathered to choose postseason awards, there was no consensus about who the best player was this season, but one thing was clear — whoever it was played for Del Norte.