Tag Archives: McKinleyville High School

Sports Roundup: MHS volleyball nets comeback

Sports Roundup: MHS volleyball nets comeback

Rick Macey Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville’s volleyball team came back from two sets down to defeat conference foe Fortuna, 3-2, last Tuesday, Sept. 5. It was the first victory of the season for the Panthers, who took a 12-2 edge in the fourth set en route to a 25-13 win to force a

The Sports Connection: The uncertain future of HSU football

Manny Machado, Danny Penza and Tyler Stricker talk about the uncertain future of football at Humboldt State University plus a roundup of Humboldt County’s college and high school sports. Videotaped at Sammy’s BBQ in Eureka. Produced by Rick Macey. Presented by the Mad River Union.

Lady Panthers expect winning season

Rick Macey Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville soccer coach Adam Canepa believes his squad will finish conference play above .500. It’s reasonable. The Lady Panthers should be competitive. “I expect these girls to win the games we should win, and steal a game here and there,” coach Canepa said. He said with eight returning

Ferndale airs it out against McKinleyville Panthers

Rick Macey Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Ferndale unleashed a potent passing attack against McKinleyville to glide to a 35-0 victory in the season opener for both teams. Sophomore quarterback Landon Gomes threw four first-half touchdown passes – two of them to wide receiver Preston Hastings – as the visiting Wildcats were never challenged by the

McKinleyville Panthers Football: Playing the numbers game

Rick Macey Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville’s football team has nearly everything it needs to compete in the Humboldt-Del Norte Conference’s Big 5 Division. Experienced coaches. Tough players. Love of the game. What the Panthers don’t have is depth. They put a baker’s dozen on the field……… You need to be a subscriber to

High school campuses to get field upgrades, but not artificial turf

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE/ARCATA – In the coming year, a new football field and all-weather running track may be built at Arcata High, while over at McKinleyville High a new track may be installed around an upgraded football field. However, in McKinleyville, the field will most likely consist of natural grass rather than

State Sen. McGuire visits McKinleyville builders

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – State Sen. Mike McGuire visited the McKinleyville Building Trades house project at last Friday. Local business owners, contractors, school administrators and students were there to greet him. Emanuel Silveira has been in the program for two years and plans to go to College of the Redwoods. He’ll work

Panther Report: Alternatives to college

The struggle of future growth is upon us. People are concerned for where the country is headed, and in light of the current presidential election, the U.S. is entering a state of confusion and demand for a new start. Should we be that concerned though? I recently sat down and interviewed three McKinleyville high school