When Del Norte High School football coach Nick White looks back at the 2019 season, it won’t be the wins, the losses -not even the championships - that he’ll remember the most.
Del Norte High's vision of its first state football title was washed away Saturday night on a rain-swept Mike Whalen Field, as the undefeated El Monte High Lions rolled to a 32-7 victory in the CIF Division 5-AA California championship game.
Mountain top - For the first time, Northern California champion Del Norte High’s football team will play for the California Interscholastic Federation’s Class 5-AA championship, on Saturday at Mike Whalen Field in Crescent City. The opponent: Southern California champion El Monte. Kickoff is…
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Champions - For the first time in school history, Del Norte High’s football team captured a North Coast Section title, upsetting No. 1-seed Encinal High 14-13 in the Division 5 final on a rainy, breezy night at Hayward High in the East Bay.
Just a few hours after winning maybe the biggest game in Del Norte High School’s football history, the Warrior coaching staff already had put that victory behind them.
With about 90 seconds left in Del Norte High's 28-7 semifinal victory over Moreau Catholic Saturday night at Mike Whalen Field, all those tackles the Warriors had made against the Mariners turned into hugs for each other.
Easy win - Del Norte High jumped on Alhambra in the first quarter, racing to a 21-0 lead and cruising to a 41-6 victory over the Bulldogs of Martinez in the first round of the North Coast Section Division 5 football playoffs. The second-seeded Warriors improved to 10-1 on the season. Alhambr…
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There was an unheralded football fan in the stands Friday night watching Del Norte High School’s opening-round playoff win against Alhambra.
Postseason awaits - Del Norte will take on Alhambra High of Martinez in the opening round of the North Coast Section Division 5 football playoffs. Kickoff will be at 7 p.m. at Mike Whalen Field.
Some two dozen Del Norte fans bundled in blankets and lawn chairs as they watched the local high school boys soccer team take on McKinleyville High School on Wednesday.
Having accomplished its first mission of the 2019 season, the Del Norte High School football team must now get ready for its second assignment - the North Coast Section Division 5 playoffs.
Wearing the crown - Del Norte concluded a perfect Big Four Conference campaign Friday night, defeating Eureka 48-19 at Mike Whalen Field. The win gave the Warriors sole possession of the conference championship with a 3-0 record, 9-1 overall.
Two teams with plenty to play for collide Friday night, as Del Norte takes on rival Eureka in the final regular-season high school football game for both teams.
On the road -- Del Norte’s defense played better than its offense Friday night, helping to produce a 20-7 victory over Fortuna on the Huskies’ home field. With the win, Del Norte improved to 8-1 overall this season, 2-0 in Big Four Conference games, and clinched at least a share of the confe…
Conference opener -- Del Norte jumped to a 27-6 lead and then ran out the clock Friday, as the Warriors defeated St. Bernard’s High 27-20 in the first game of the Big Four Conference season. Both teams came into the game with 6-1 non-conference records.
Del Norte High School football coach Nick White wants his team to forget the past and not worry about the future. He needs them zeroed in on the present.
Getting serious -- The Big Four Conference season begins Friday with the two favorites meeting at Mike Whalen Field. Del Norte will host St. Bernard’s of Eureka, with kickoff slated for 7:30 p.m.
The regular season for the Del Norte High School varsity football team is 70% complete. But a strong case can be made that the season really begins Friday night at Mike Whalen Field.
Easy win -- Del Norte traveled to Weaverville on Friday and dispatched the Wolves with ease, 52-0, concluding the non-conference portion of the Warriors’ schedule with a 6-1 record.
WEAVERVILLE -- Trinity High School named its homecoming king shortly before the start of its varsity football game Friday night. Had the Wolves waited until halftime, Del Norte High quarterback O.J. Calleja might have won the honor.
Del Norte High’s varsity football team shifts gears this week, going from the emotional high of playing a respected rival at home on homecoming to hitting the road to face a winless foe it beat easily last season.
Win homecoming -- Levi Cox-Cooley rushed 22 times for 250 yards, as Del Norte captured a 29-13 victory over Fortuna in non-conference battle last Friday at Mike Whalen Field. The Warriors are 5-1 this season; the Huskies fell to 1-4.
On a team dominated by 16 seniors, a pair of juniors helped carry the Del Norte High football team to victory Friday over Fortuna on homecoming night.
Homecoming … the time when alumni look back and remember. For this year’s Del Norte High School football team, it’ll be the time to look ahead and forget.
Streak ends -- Del Norte is now 4-1 this season after losing to Mazama High in Klamath Falls on Sept. 20. The final was 21-14, the third time in four years the Warriors have fallen to the Vikings.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.-- It's called old-school football, and it delivered an old-fashioned lesson to the Del Norte Warriors Friday night.
Following three consecutive blowout victories, Del Norte High’s varsity football team faces a foe Friday with the same championship dreams as the Warriors.
The Del Norte High School girls varsity soccer program has just 16 athletes suited up to play this season. And there’s no junior varsity squad.
Another blowout -- After a bit of a slow start, Del Norte wore out Petaluma last Friday night, capturing a 49-7 victory on the Trojans’ home field. The Warriors are 4-0 this season; Petaluma, 1-3.