From the Bleachers – With Ron Mosher: Fall River school honors recent bombing victims – “The 13”

On August 26, over 100 people were killed in a bombing at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul Afghanistan. Among the dead were 13 American military personnel. The death of these soldiers stunned and saddened the American public, coming at a time that the countries longest war was coming to an end, and as gigantic airlift was moving people […]

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From the Bleachers – With Ron Mosher: Kids Cheer Camp, Updated Schedules for Local HS Sports

From the Bleachers – With Ron Mosher KID’S CHEER CAMP The Fall River High School cheerleaders will hold their annual kid’s cheer camp September 20-24 at the bleachers at Fall River Jr/Sr high school. The camp will be divided into two groups – Li’l Pups for ages 3-6 and Bullpups for ages 7-12, and both groups will meet daily from […]

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The real story isn’t the score…

From the editor: If you have photos from this game that you are willing to share with the community please contact SCNS.-TM LOYALTON, Calif.  — Although the Burney Raiders lost the game here Saturday afternoon, 18-24, the real story has nothing to do with the score or who won or lost. Burney plays 8-person football, and after traveling for 3.5 […]

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Lady Bulldogs “ace” bigger schools to start volleyball season

MCARTHUR, Calif., — With a lull in area sports over the Labor Day Weekend, it’s time to catch up on high school volleyball.   The Lady Bulldogs of Fall River returned to the court under direction of coach Laura Lakey in her third season as head coach, and immediately started the season against much larger schools in facing Central Valley, […]

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From the Bleachers – With Ron Mosher: The Original Four

BURNEY, Calif., — With the opening of Burney Jr/Sr High School some 50-plus years ago (and shortly thereafter), four men came to the school and set the standard for Raider athletics. These four could be deemed the Godfather’s of Raider athletics – that coupled with their teaching skills – led many of their student/athletes to a better life having experienced […]

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Burney now 2-0 after 22-14 Fair Bowl win

BURNEY, Calif., — The Burney Raiders picked up their second win of the young football season here Wednesday night, grinding out a 22-14 win over the visiting Big Valley Cardinals in the annual Inter-Mountain Fair Bowl. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Minor injuries reported after Anderson collision destroys RR traffic control arm, signal “Vague threat” leads to increased police presence, investigation […]

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COVID strikes again… Fall River cancels games due to continuing pandemic

From the Bleachers – With Ron Mosher McARTHUR, Calif., — The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and public health crisis has once again hit our local student/athletes, as the Fall River Bulldogs have been forced to cancel their opening night football games originally planned for Wednesday (Sept. 1) in Alturas against the Modoc Braves. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Minor injuries reported after […]

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From the Bleachers – with Ron Mosher

From the Bleachers – With Ron Mosher BURNEY – After a 16-month lapse of local high school football, the Burney Raiders restarted their football program with a 44-33 victory over visiting Tulelake here Friday night. Getting back into gridiron action after the lengthy COVID-19 pandemic layoff, players, coaches and fans were celebrating not only the return of football, but also […]

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After 2-year pandemic hiatus, Intermountain area residents excited to have football – and local coverage – back

INTERMOUNTAIN AREA, Calif. — The small, Intermountain area town of Burney, pop. 3,200, has been abuzz this week with area scholastic sports enthusiasts and local parents talking about the best news for area students since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and public health crisis – the return of local football and other sporting events. Area residents, who have strongly […]

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