Sports for the week of December 1, 2016

The king . . .
THIS GRAND ol' mule deer buck just happened to be close when photographer Elaine West let her dogs out one morning. She went back into the house to grab a camera and the buck just posed until she got the shot she wanted. He never appeared nervous, even with the dogs.

Modoc basketball opens with wins over Tulelake

Modoc High School’s 2016-17 basketball season opened against Tulelake Tuesday with four wins.
 “We played our first game of the season Tuesday night against Tulelake,” Widby said. “The kids played okay, we just need a little more time and work, but we won the game 50-12.
The varsity girls will participate in the Yreka Miner Invitational Dec. 1-3 and the junior varsity and varsity boys will compete in the Fall River Block F tourney Dec. 1-3. All teams will head to the Portola Tourney Dec. 8-10 and the Block M Tourney in Alturas is scheduled Dec. 15-17.
The girls’ varsity beat Tulelake in a good game Tuesday, 37-33.
The junior varsity girls beat Tulelake 46-18. Haley Lafferty led with 16 points and sister Brooke Lafferty added 13.
The Modoc JV Boys beat Tulelake 49-31. Click here to read more.

Wrestling heads to Chester invitational

The Modoc High Wrestling team heads to the Chester Invitational Tournament Dec. 2-3 and the Modoc Northeast Classic will be held at the Griswold Gym Dec. 9-10. Click here to read more.


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