Del Norte shortstop Payton Healy attempts to tag out a stealing Fortuna runner in a close play at second base. Del Norte Triplicate / Michael Zogg
Warriors lose 2-0 in pitchers’ duel
Nobody hit the ball well in the first ever Humboldt-Del Norte Tournament championship game on Saturday at Arcata Sports Complex, but Fortuna knocked out a couple hits and that was all Huskies ace pitcher Hailey Dolcini needed as Del Norte lost 2-0.
26 Warriors are set to compete in 56 events in Santa Rosa on Saturday
The Del Norte track and field teams are taking a large load of athletes to the North Coast Section Redwood Empire meet on Saturday with 17 boys competing in 33 events and eight girls competing in 23 events.
Del Norte senior pitcher Steven Maready helped his own cause on Thursday, going 2-for-2 at the plate and drawing two more walks while scoring three runs against St. Bernardís. Del Norte Triplicate / Michael Zogg
Warriors start hot, cruise to 9-2 win over St. B’s in HDN semifinals
The Del Norte baseball team jumped ahead and never looked back in its 9-2 victory in the Humboldt-Del Norte Tournament semifinals against St. Bernard’s on Thursday at Arcata Ballpark.
With warming ocean temperatures and calming seas, the past week has provided some of the best ocean fishing of the season for anglers. Bottomfishing for rockfish and lingcod has reportedly been strong on both sides of the border. Meanwhile, salmon were reported showing up in Brookings late in the week.
Angels pitcher Tamesha Jordan winds up to get the out at first base after fielding a ground ball.
The Angels and the Giants were back at it on Tuesday at Pykes Field. As the only two teams in the Del Norte Little League’s Junior Softball division, the Angels and Giants have seen a lot of one another this spring, playing each other every Tuesday and Thursday through the season — they occasionally get to play games against Little League teams from Gold Beach and Illinois Valley on Saturdays. The Del Norte Little League season started on April 14 and will run through June 4.
Giants pitcher Megan Proctor watches her pitch, hurled toward the plate, at Pykes Field.
DN bests Hoopa 7-2 in 1st round of HDN Tourney, play St. Bernard’s Thur.
It wasn’t always pretty, but the Del Norte softball team was able to do just enough to pick up a win by besting Hoopa 7-2 in the Humboldt-Del Norte Tournament quarterfinals on Tuesday at the Arcata Sports Complex.
Although the 11-1 final score suggests a blowout win over Ferndale in the Humboldt-Del Norte Tournament quarterfinals, the Del Norte baseball team feels fortunate to have escaped Arcata on Tuesday with a win.