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The old adage in sports that says “that’s why they play the game” became an unfortunate reality for both the Willows and Hamilton girls basketball teams when they were toppled by lower seeds in the second round of the NSCIF playoffs.

Over the past two seasons, the Hamilton boys soccer team has seen its run in the NSCIF Division III playoffs come to an end at the hands of the Williams Yellowjackets and unfortunately this year was no exception as despite playing well, the No. 5 Braves suffered another heartbreaking 1-0 los…

Following an unexpected delay brought on by a double overtime JV game and Senior Night festivities, the Willows Honkers girls basketball team proceeded to engage in a relentless 77-32 dismantling of the visiting Colusa RedHawks to complete an undefeated season in the Sacramento Valley League…

After a sweep of both Colusa County teams last week the Willows varsity girls basketball team is poised to claim its third straight Sacramento Valley League title with just three games remaining in the regular season.

It was a long time coming but the scrappy Hamilton Braves varsity boys basketball team, earned its first Mid-Valley League victory last Friday in Williams when it held off the hometown Yellowjackets to come away with a 58-55 win.

Jennifer Soto, a sophomore at Orland High School, has been wrestling since she was in fourth grade. 

After suffering a one-point loss in the Northern Section Division IV championship last year, the Willows varsity girls basketball team has returned to the court this season on a mission to get back to the title game, having lost just three times in 21 outings while outscoring their opponents…

Last Tuesday, 1/7, Orland High’s varsity boys’ basketball team annihilated rival team Willows at home with the end score of 57-31. 

Also being released over the last few weeks by the Northern Section were the 2019 football All-League teams as determined by the coaches from the respective leagues.

With the 2019 volleyball season now in the books, the Northern Section CIF has released its list of All-League performers, which includes Glenn County athletes from Hamilton City, Orland and Willows.

The Trojans were on the road last week at the 53rd annual Pierce Invitational Tournament and after dropping their first round game to the host Bears, 69-31, on Dec. 4,  rebounded the following evening to down Williams 56-47 before falling in the consolation contest 67-54 to Colusa.

Three Glenn County senior volleyball players represented their respective schools one last time as they competed in the 19th annual All-Star Game held at Willows High School on Dec. 1,  and featured some of the best players in the Northern Section. 

The Orland High girls’ tennis team has had yet another amazing season. 

Sometimes spooky unexpected  things happen on Halloween night. That may have been the case when No. 3 Sutter played host to No. 6 Willows in the second round of the NSCIF Division IV playoffs. The Honkers showed off their strong will to win behind a dominant performance by Meghan Weinrich as…

The Willows Honker volleyball team fell to the Colusa RedHawks in five sets on the road on Oct. 22 – 20-25, 31-33, 25-17, 25-20, 13-15. 

Kevin Pendergrass scored the victory in the 25 lap Pure Stock Main Event Saturday night at Orland Raceway. This was the Third Annual Battle Of The Axles race, and the win paid Pendergrass $1,200. He made a nice charge from the back of the pack after spinning on the opening lap and had some l…

The Trojan volleyball team defeated Gridley on the road – 25-12, 25-9, 25-9 – on Thursday, Sept. 26.

Kevin Pendergrass won the 20 lap Pure Stock Main Event Saturday night at Orland Raceway. This was the championship season finale. Pendergrass started later in the season, but he’s been running fast since he made his season debut. He outran 2017 champion Jeremy Langenderfer for the win. 2018 …

Orland Raceway will be wrapping up their 2019 championship season this Saturday night, though one special event remains on the schedule in October. This Saturday, the popular California Hardtops will make their third and final appearance of the season on the 1/5 mile dirt oval. The Pure Stoc…

Doug Butterfield scored a thrilling victory in the 20 lap Wingless Spec Sprint Main Event Saturday night at Orland Raceway. Butterfield is a past Mini Stock champion who has competed in several different divisions at the track through the years. This was Fan Appreciation Night, which meant t…

On the road for back-to-back matches last week, the Braves finished 1-1 as they bounced back from a five set loss to Maxwell 23-25, 25-23, 20-25, 29-27, 8-15 on Sept 10 to down Biggs 23-25, 25-17, 25-16, 25-18 on Sept. 11.

Tony Richards won the 20 lap Wingless Spec Sprint Main Event Saturday night at Orland Raceway. This was Kids Bike Night at the races, and the track gave away 44 bikes to some lucky kids. Richards has won a majority of the Spec Sprint Main Events, but because he failed to start the season ope…

In recent years, one of the big events on the Orland Raceway schedule has been Kids Bike Night. This is the opportunity for kids to put their bikes on the track to race for awards, and it’s also a night that sees the track give away several bikes to lucky winners. Saturday night will be Kids…

In recent years, one of the big events on the Orland Raceway schedule has been Kids Bike Night. This is the opportunity for kids to put their bikes on the track to race for awards, and it’s also a night that sees the track give away several bikes to lucky winners. Saturday night will be Kids…

Coming off of the big Ladies Night event last time, Orland Raceway enters August with another exciting five division show. The popular Pure Stocks are back and have been giving the fans plenty of reason to get excited. Joining them this week will be the Wingless Spec Sprints, Mini Stocks, 60…

Saturday night is another special show at Orland Raceway. It’s also Ladies Night, meaning ladies get in for free. The popular B Modified division makes their second and final appearance of the season along with the Wingless Spec Sprints, Pure Stocks, Mini Trucks and 250 Wingless Micros. Ther…

Jeremy Langenderfer brought his Pure Stock back to Orland Raceway Saturday night and bested a strong 16 car field for the 20 lap Main Event win. There were roughly sixty competitors in the pits for the show, and other winners included Ron Ruiz in the California Hardtops, Dan Webster in the M…

Orland Raceway fans will be seeing a couple of special appearances this Saturday night. The NorCal Dwarf Car Association will be making their only visit of the season to the 1/5 mile dirt oval. The California Hardtops make their second of three scheduled visits. Also in action will be the re…

Wes Smock won the 20 lap Pure Stock Main Event Friday night at Orland Raceway. Smock is a past Mini Stock champion at the speedway who hasn’t competed in recent years. The races were part of the annual Glenn County Fair, and a big crowd was in attendance to watch the action-packed show on th…

Hamilton City competed against 11 other teams on May 10 in the NSCIF Division III Championships at Yuba College and saw two of their seniors win events to advance to the Northern Section Finals in Cottonwood on Friday.