Redding’s Lacrosse Jamboree Showcases Nation’s Oldest Sport

The fastest-growing youth sport in America is also its oldest. Lacrosse – a fast-paced running game played with long sticks and a ball — got its start with the Onondaga Nation of Iroquois in what later became upstate New York.

On Saturday and Sunday, this American Indian tradition … Continue Reading


Roller Girls, Part 2: Not Just Players, They’re Beavers for Boobies

Driven by desire and the spirit of a fallen sister, Redding’s Angry Beavers roller derby team rolled into the rink at Big League Dreams last month to take on the Tahoe Derby Dames, kicking off the roller derby season. Robed in their typical… Continue Reading


Roller Girls, Part 1: Hip-bumps, Bruises & ‘Ballzy’ Fun

In May of last year, Cori Fulkerson called on the balance and agility of her childhood, stepped into a pair of roller skates, laced them up for the first time in years and set about the rink, marking her initiation into the world of roller derby.

Despite an injury in September, the ride has so far been good for Fulkerson.

“I won the ‘Miss 9-1-1’ award last year,” she said, laughing … Continue Reading


A New Holiday Tradition:
Express Experience – Dec. 19

What: “The Express Experience” presented by Big League Dreams and Enjoy Magazine When: Saturday, Dec. 9, 4 to 9 p.m.  DEC. 19. Where: Big League Dreams Pavilion, 20155 Viking Way, Redding Cost: $10 or an unwrapped toy worth $10 or… Continue Reading