The Del Norte softball team is being featured on “Warrior Sports with Donnie Mattz” this week. The Warriors home game against Fortuna is being replayed nightly starting at 7:30 p.m. on Charter Cable channel 4.
The Del Norte track and field team competed in the Grants Pass Rotary Invitational on Saturday. The Warriors took eight athletes to the prestigious event and the team brought back a handful of top-five finishes.
Softball team losing streak reaches 3 in season’s first skid
The Del Norte softball team got a little bit closer in each of its three games against Humboldt-Del Norte Big 5 defending champion Fortuna, but the Warriors couldn’t quite get over the hump, losing three straight games against the Huskies including two in a doubleheader Saturday in Fortuna.
Jonathan Calderon rolls toward home plate to score a run after dislodging the ball from the Fortuna catcherís glove in a collision at the plate during Del Norteís 12-1 victory over the Huskies Wednesday in Crescent City. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
Del Norte coasts to 12-1 victory over Fortuna on windy Wednesday at Three Amigos Park
The wind was gusting as it is sometimes known to do at Three Amigos Park in Crescent City.
Last year, the United States Golf Association (USGA), the Professional Golf Association of America (PGA) and Augusta National Golf Club established what is very quickly becoming the greatest junior golf competition in our country.
Chad Bell was the only Del Norte boy competing in the West Valley Invitational. He took first in the triple jump, second in both the 200-meter dash and long jump, and third in the high jump.
Costello PRs; Bell finishes first
The Del Norte track and field team was sparse at the West Valley Invitational at Harrison Stadium in Oroville on Friday — just one boy and one girl qualified for the meet. But seniors Chad Bell and Kayla Costello both turned in strong performances at the prestigious meet that included athletes from 43 schools in California and Nevada.
The Del Norte JV baseball team is back on “Warrior Sports with Donnie Mattz” this week. Starting Wednesday, the Warriors’ match against St. Bernard’s will be shown nightly on Charter Cable channel 4 starting at 7:30 p.m.
Smith Riverís Angel Taylor soars through the air in the long jump.
Middle school track and field teams from around Humboldt and Del Norte competed Friday in Del Norte. It is the only home meet of the season for Redwood, Smith River and Crescent Elk athletes. There are still two meets left in the middle school track season.
Cody Bailey (far left) and Ethan Price (center) of Crescent Elk lead a pack of runners into the final turn during the 400 meter dash.