Grizzlies get overpowered by West Valley
Keith Rose punts the ball for the Grizzlies during their home game against West Valley on Friday, Oct. 25. Lassen lost the game, 45-8, bringing their league record to 1-2 and their overall record to 4-4. Photos by Maddie Musante
The Lassen High School drill team gave a performance during halftime featuring music from by the film “Grease.”
Lassen wrestlers are victorious against Shasta
Jeiko Da Silveria takes down his opponent during Lassen College’s first home wrestling dual against Shasta College on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Lassen won the dual, 37-12. Photo by Maddie Musante
Oct. 25 — The Lassen Community College wrestling team hosted Shasta College for its first home dual Wednesday, Oct. 23. Lassen won the dual by a large margin of 37-12.
The gym at Lassen College was packed with students and fans who cheered and screamed as the Lassen wrestlers took on Shasta and continuously put points on the board.
“I thought our team wrestled hard. There was extra incentive with the match being a conference foe, in front of our crowd for the first home dual of the season. But asking a coach how his team did is a bit like asking a farmer about the rain, neither one gets exactly what they want. We had high points and low points. Our mandate is to get back in the room and address where we can improve. If we continue to build toward the future, it will pay off for the postseason competitions,” said Lassen College head wrestling coach Francis Beaujon after the dual.
Lassen’s next home wrestling dual is against Sacramento City College at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30.
Lassen College softball team to host breakfast for veterans
Oct. 21 — The Lassen Community College women’s softball team will be hosting a “We Love our Veterans” breakfast for veterans and their families before the Veteran’s Day Parade on Saturday, Nov. 11.
The breakfast will be at 9 a.m. under the grandstands at the Lassen County Fairgrounds and is free to all veterans and their families.
The Lassen College softball team will serve a breakfast of eggs, potatoes, sausage, toast, coffee and orange juice.
This is the second year the team has come together to put on the breakfast and, according to head coach Glen Yonan, it has been a big success and something the team greatly enjoys doing for the community.
For more information, call Yonan at 251-8815 or 310-1453.
Local girls may perform in London
Abigail Hale, left, and Cora Uruburu were named All-American cheerleaders at cheer camp this summer. Winning the award made them eligible to travel to London and perform in the London New Year’s Day Parade. Photo submitted
Oct. 16 — Think you have big plans to celebrate the New Year? Two young ladies from Lassen County plan to ring in 2014 by cheering through the streets of London.
Lassen High School cheerleaders Cora Uruburu and Abigail Hale have been working hard over the past several months to raise funds to allow them the opportunity of a lifetime — the chance to perform in London’s New Year’s Day parade with professional cheerleaders from around the world.
The pair were given the opportunity to travel to London and perform in the parade when the Lassen High School cheerleading squad went to cheer camp over the summer. Uruburu and Hale were among a group of cheerleaders nominated by the camp’s coaches to receive an All-American award, which made them eligible to travel to London and perform in the parade.
The All-American award is given to cheerleaders each summer at UCA, UDA, NCA, NDA and USA camps. Each year, thousands of cheerleaders and dancers try out for All-American, but only about 10 percent are chosen to receive the title. Receiving the All-American title also makes the dancer/cheerleader eligible to perform in various popular, televised parades and events, such as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Disney Parks Christmas Parade Performance and many others.
The summer camp the Lassen High School cheerleading squad attended offered eligibility for All-Americans and All-American nominees to go on the Varsity London Tour from Dec. 26 to Jan. 2 and perform in the London New Year’s Day Parade.
It will cost Uruburu and Hale about $6,000 to make the trip, but they are determined to make their dream a reality and have already been working hard to raise the funds.
In previous years, All-American winners have chosen not to go on the trip they were eligible for, usually because it’s hard to raise the money to fund the trip. However, Uruburu and Hale’s desire to go to London outweighed their fear of fundraising obstacles.
“Most years the girls (who get All-American) are like, ‘Oh, whatever, it’s London,’ but we were like, ‘No, we want to do this,’” Uruburu said.
The pair has donation cans set up in local businesses around town, are planning to hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser and will be participating in the Honey Lake Valley Grange Haunted House.
The final payment for their trip is due in early November.
For more information or to donate funds to the girls’ trip, call Uruburu at 251-7663.
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