Local Fighter Undefeated

Orion Cosce at recent fight at Blue Lake Casino. Cosce said he stays true to himself and hasn’t changed. Coach for the Lost Boys,  Uriah Naimone instructs his fighters that “People don’t plan the fail-They fail to plan.”/Photo Courtesy of Ernesto Balderramos“I will be on TV someday, without a doubt, whether it be on USF or Global Fighting,” said Cosce. “I enjoy MMA fighting because it is a one-on-one sport. You cannot blame others’ mistakes for you losing.” Read More →


Orion Cosce took home his first big championship mixed martial arts belt on January 18, 2014 after he fought a headlining 170-pound event at Win River Casino in Redding. Cosce said his victory earned him more recognition in his pursuit of a professional career in MMA. His MMA record is at 3-0 and his title […] Read More →

Wrestling, the War Path to College

Orion Cosce dominates news headlines almost as much as he dominates his opponents on wrestling mats throughout the nation. His coaches say he deserves the attention. They say he paved the way for the next generation of Warrior wrestlers. Read More →

Gates Open for Hoopa High Scholars

From left: Orion Cosce, Elisha Flores, Darian Ferris, Ryan Matilton and Ashtyn Colegrove are the proud recipients of Gates Millennium scholarships. The scholarships will pay each student’s unmet need until they graduate from college if they maintain a 3.0 GPA. / Photo by Dana Landry, HHS. Read More →

Warriors Wrestle to Victory

The Hoopa High Warrior wrestling team dominated the North Coast Classic hosted by Eureka High on January 20. Read More →

The Wrestle to Victory

Louis Cosce pins his opponent at the North Coast Classic at Eureka High on January 20. The Warriors will wrestle for the Humboldt-Del Norte championship at Fortuna High School on Feb. 18, 2012. / Photo by Rocky Colegrove. Read More →

Warriors Bash Opponents at Winter Wrestling Tournament

Season Off to a Powerful Start By Rocky Colegrove, Two Rivers Tribune Contributing Writer The Warrior wrestling team traveled to Fort Bragg last weekend to test their skill at the Winter Bash. Twenty-seven teams from Northern California competed in the annual event with Hoopa Valley finishing second overall with 168 team points, finishing behind North […] Read More →

Warriors Hold Off Eagles Earning a Chance to Win North Coast Sections Title

With the season on the line, the Hoopa Warriors defense needs guts, determination, and a little bit of luck to save the season and the chance for a repeat as North Coast Section Division V Champions. In a game that was filled with fumbles and miscues, it was the defense that provided the needed edge... Read More →