Portola ladies hoopsters compete in state tournament

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Baily Holt gets an open shot for the Portola Tigers in last Tuesday's state playoff game.
In the first round of the California Interscholastic Federation state basketball tournament, the Portola High School girls' basketball team was defeated 57-50 by Vacaville Christian Tuesday, March 8. Portola qualified for the state tournament after reaching the Northern Section championship last week. The Lady Tigers finished their season with an overall record of 25-5.

California Outdoors

Carrie Wilson
California Department Fish & Game

What to do with injured wildlife?

Q. We have seen an injured buck in our neighborhood with a gash in his left hind leg and bone sticking out. It's swollen, probably infected and he can't put any weight on that leg at all.

I don't see how it will get better and he doesn't seem to have much to look forward to other than a lot of suffering and a painful death. He needs to either be given a fighting chance by tranquilizing and treating him or to be put out of his misery so this injury won't fester and cause him to suffer any more.

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Apply now for north central region spring turkey hunts

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The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is now accepting applications for spring wild turkey hunts in the North Central Region, and deadlines are approaching. These hunts are being offered at Spenceville, Oroville, Daugherty Hill and Gray Lodge wildlife areas. A special hunt opportunity is also available at the Cosumnes River Preserve, in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management.

Read more: Apply now for north central region spring turkey hunts


Portola girls compete in Northern Section Championship

3/7/2011 -EllieKibble

The Portola High School girls' basketball team advanced to the Northern Section championship at Chico State University last Friday, March 4, when the Tigers lost 56-35 to Hamilton. Ellie Kibble, above, works the ball inside to a team-mate.

For the complete story, see this Wednesday's sports section.


Lady Tigers reach section championship

3/3/2011 -

In their semifinal playoff game at Colusa last night, the Portola High School girl's basketball team upset the top-seeded team in Division V to reach the Northern Section championship.

By eliminating Colusa, 63-51, the Lady Tigers advance to the title match, where they will ace third-seeded Hamilton in the Chico State University gymnasium, beginning at 6 p.m.

For the complete story, see next week's sports section.


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