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George Kutras: A Shasta College Legacy

Richard Woulfe Shasta College Lance The Shasta College community lost a great friend over the holiday break, possibly the college's greatest friend ever, with the passing of former President George Kutras, who died at age 89 at the Oak Rest retirement home on Jan. 20th.   A 52-year employee of the college, Kutras joined the history department in 1951 and also coached the basketball team from 1951-52 to ...

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Knights complete 7-game streak to end season

By Patrick Carr Photos by Elias Nesser   Those “dogs” did it. After starting the conference season 0-3, the Shasta men’s basketball team speared the Butte Roadrunners 66-42 in front of a boisterous home crowd on sophomore night Thursday. Before the game the four sophomores Stevonte Young, Chris Coker, James Williams and Anthony Eastman were recognized to roars of applause, and then it was game on. ...

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Shasta continues winning streak with gritty win over Redwoods

By: Patrick Carr February 16th, 2013   People often say the Shasta College men’s basketball team isn’t very exciting, that they’re even boring. For about 38 minutes that was highly true as the Knights ground out a tough victory against a physical Corsair team 72-59. A contest riddled with fouls, stoppages, missed shots and tough defense in cases turned out to be a stop and start affair, much like ameri ...

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Knights make it 5 in a row over struggling Eagles

By: Patrick Carr Photo by Elias Nesser February 14th, 2013   Thursday night was one of those few wins in the Golden Valley Conference that could ever be called somewhat comfortable. Shasta College’s men’s basketball team took down the College of the Siskiyous Eagles 79-68, with possibly one of the best games James Williams has played as a Knight. Williams finished with 26 points, eight assists and five ...

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Knights get first win in over two months on the road over College of the Siskiyous

By: Patrick Carr Photo by Ray Wolf   January 26th, 2013   It was a long time coming. Boy did Shasta College get the win they so deserved. Two months removed from their last victory, the Knights finally got it done on the road Saturday night in Weed over College of the Siskiyous despite some electrifying slam dunks by the Eagles. The Eagles gymnasium has always been an intimate, loud venue in local ...

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Shasta holds on for dramatic upset over Lassen

February 2nd 2013   It was eerily reminiscent of two weeks ago against Feather River; a women’s player going down with a serious knee injury, and the Shasta College men's team having a 17 point lead in the first half. Lassen College did everything they could to try and spoil the Knight’s hopes at a huge upset. Despite a dry period offensively that lasted 4:18, the Knights were still able to keep the ga ...

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Knights stunned by Feather River fightback

by: Patrick Carr   January 24th, 2013   Foothill High grad Devin Crisosto returned to Redding once again as a member of the Feather River basketball team coming to play Shasta College on Thursday night. That wasn’t the only storyline. Feather River also boasted the leading scorer in the state Andrew Lotts Jr, who was averaging 27 points per game, along with Crisosto averaging 18 per game. It was t ...

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