If you show it, they will come.
Approximately 700 people, mostly clad in the black and orange of their favorite baseball team, waited in line at the Red Bluff Community Center on Thursday, where the San Francisco Giants had their 2012 and 2010 World Series Championship trophies on display.
The World Championship Trophy Tour was p
The following questions were asked on the California Department of Fish & Wildlife website:
QUESTION: What are some of the new sturgeon fishing regulation changes that went into effect Jan. 1? I've heard measurement methods, size limits and methods of take are a few of them. What's new?
For the first time this year, every team in the Mid-Valley League got a chance to compete on the same track on Wednesday at Yuba College in Linda.
The Hamilton High varsity girls team dominated the meet, racking up 167.5 points, well ahead of second-place University Prep. Colusa finished fourth with 21.5 points and Williams sixth with se
The following questions were asked on the California Department of Fish & Wildlife:
QUESTION: A friend told me state Fish and Wildlife fish hatcheries are now producing and stocking triploid fish. Is this true?
ANSWER: Yes! These vivacious, catchable, sterilized rainbow trout are produced by California D
The following questions were asked on the California State Department of Fish & Wildlife website:
QUESTION: Why do lobster report cards run calendar year (January to December) instead of from the beginning of the season to the end (October to March)? It seems it would be less labor-intensive and more accurate to receive landin
It was a basketball season that culminated with area high schools combining for one Northern Section championship, two state playoff wins and winning or sharing six league championships.
Now that the season has come to a close for everyone, the Northern Section is announcing the all-league boys and girls basketball teams from its respect
More than 220 children ages 4-13 took part in Colusa County's second season of American Youth Soccer Organization play.
Players from Arbuckle, Williams, Maxwell, and Colusa played on fields throughout the county.
At the end of the regular season, a regional tournament was held and the winners from the U-10, U-12 and U-14 age divi
Oscar Sanchez hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the top of the sixth inning and the Pierce High baseball team overcame a four-run deficit to beat Willows 10-8 in the first round of the Northern Section Division III playoffs on Friday.
No. 5 Pierce (14-9, 9-3 Sacramento Valley League) advanced to the second round Tuesday against No. 1 Co
Playing in front of a packed and energetic crowd at Ron Pritchard Gym on Senior Night, Live Oak jumped out to an 18-point lead at the half and kept the pressure on throughout to cruise home with a 60-35 victory over the first-place Bears.
It was the final regular-season game for the Lions (16-5), who wrapped up their SVL slate with a 10-
The underdog put up a valiant fight but the Pierce High boys soccer team showed why it was the higher seed, pulling off a 2-0 victory Thursday against Hamilton in the opening round of the Northern Section Division III playoffs in Arbuckle.
No. 4 Pierce broke open a scoreless game with a goal in the final minute of the first half when Ado
Needing a win to keep their league title hopes alive, the Pierce High baseball team shut out East Nicolaus 2-0 Thursday in Arbuckle.
Sophomore starting pitcher Jake Voorhees tossed seven innings of two-hit baseball, walking just one and striking out five. Sophomore Dalton Sachs hit a two-out two-run single to right field in the bottom of
Missed opportunities early by Willows High gave visiting Pierce the chance they needed to come back for a 5-2 victory Thursday.
The Bears (5-3-2, 3-2 Sacramento Valley League-One) took sole possession of second place in the league standings with a flurry of goals on either side of halftime.
Fernando Cervantes gave Willows (9-5-1,
The final day of the East Nicolaus Love of the Game Tournament featured two extremely close games between the Maxwell High and Pierce basketball programs on Saturday.
The Bears rallied for a 32-31 victory and survived a scare in the final second to beat the Panthers for their first win of the varsity girls tournament. Both teams finished
The California Fish and Game Commission adopted big game hunting season regulations for 2013 recently in Santa Rosa.
Regulations of each of the big game species and the proposed number of tags available for each were reviewed and approved by the FGC. Most of the seasons adopted were similar to last year's seasons.
There were some
The Maxwell High baseball team sent a total of 27 batters to the plate in the fourth and fifth innings of their 20-10 Mid-Valley League victory Tuesday against host Colusa.
Trailing 5-1 entering the fourth, the Panthers hit five singles and drew six walks — two with the bases loaded — to take a 10-5 lead. The fifth inning was
Talk to any high school coach or athletic director and he or she will tell you that there are a myriad of rules and regulations that must be followed in any athletic program.
Student-athletes who have transferred to different schools in California - along with their families - can tell you for example about the California Interscholastic
You didn't even need to be a sports fan this week to hear how Jason Collins became the first male athlete playing a major American sport to openly declare his homosexuality.
I got tired of hearing about it.
Not because his sexual orientation disgusts me, because it doesn't. I was more perturbed that the media in general — t
I did a double-take when I saw the headline, and not just your ordinary double-take, but one of those you see in cartoons when the person's eyes bug completely out of their head and their mouth literally drops to the ground.
The Jan. 19 edition of The Sacramento Valley Mirror ran a headline with its sports wrap that dealt with a freshman
After the Chicago Cubs won their season-opener 3-1, the first thing I did the next morning when I got to work was rub it in.
I wasted no time in letting Editor Todd Hansen and fellow sports reporter Kirk Barron know, how on that day, my Cubs had a better winning percentage than the Cincinnati Reds and Oakland Athletics — the teams
A lot went on in the world of sports this week and there is plenty I could talk about, but a lot of it would be negative.
First, cyclist Lance Armstrong, who for years vehemently denied any involvement in a wide-spread doping scandal and fought others who linked him to it, came clean and admitted that he was using performance-enhancing s
Yahoo! News reported that during a media interview on Wednesday, San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver said he doesn't want gay players on his team.
I found it interesting that in the wake of Culliver's statement, ESPN.com began running an online poll asking, "When do you expect to see an openly gay athlete on a team in any one o
Baseball fans across the country wait with giddy anticipation to hear the magical words "pitchers and catchers report," signifying the first day of spring training and the return of the National Pastime.
Fans of the Milwaukee Brewers held their collective breath as if in the presence of some spoiled limburger recently, until they heard t
It was one at-bat during a high school game between teams you've probably never heard of, and while it did result in a home run by statistical definition, it "touched 'em all" in the hearts of those who witnessed it.
Yahoo! Sports reported that Drew Bonner got his only at-bat of the season recently for his Fairfax (Va.) High School again
It was comedian Groucho Marx who quipped, "I wouldn't want to belong to any club that would have me as a member ." The quote seemed ironically appropriate coming from him, because the Baseball Writers' Association of America this week showed that the voting process for electing players to the National Baseball Hall of Fame has become a big joke.
It was the English poet John Donne who, in 1624, first said, "No man is an island."
Granted, he said it a good 200-plus years before common myth says Abner Doubleday invented the game of baseball, but if Donne was a contemporary scribe — and a baseball fan — he would have to do a re-write.
On Thursday, ESPN.com report