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Prep roundup: Bruins lose tight one to Foothill (1)

January 28, 2015 — 

The Bear River boys basketball team was one point away from their first Pioneer Valley League win of the season, but fell to Foothill, 61-60. The Bruins led much of …

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Falcons sink Vikings (2)

January 28, 2015 — 

The Falcons continue to soar through the Central Valley California League, beating Victory Christian and former head coach Jason Camacho, 58-51, Tuesday night at Forest Lake Christian. It is the …

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Prep Skiing: Miners take 1st at Alpine Meadows (3)

January 26, 2015 — 

Racing slalom at Alpine Meadows, the Nevada Union alpine ski team took first place for the third time this season in the Central II Division. Leading the Lady Miners was …

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Alumni notebook: Bear River grad Beskeen helps Simpson to a pair of league wins (4)

January 26, 2015 — 

Justin Beskeen, a 2013 Bear River graduate, and the Simpson University men’s basketball team won a pair of games last week, topping La Sierra (81-72) as well as UC Merced …

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Prep wrestling: Miners grapple with NorCal’s best (5)

January 26, 2015 — 

Nevada union took three wrestlers to the toughest tournament in Northern California. The Tim Brown Tourney is a 64-man bracket, two-day tournament featuring most of the top wrestlers from the …

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Prep basketball: Bear River struggles from deep, falls to Lincoln (6)

January 24, 2015 — 

The shots, the opportunities, everything was there for the taking, but it just didn’t go down smoothly for the Bear River girls basketball team Friday night at Jack R. McCrory …

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Suburban Propane’s Player of the Week: Aycee Willis (7)

January 24, 2015 — 

Aycee Willis, a sophomore on the Nevada Union girls basketball team, scored a career-high 33 points in the Lady Miners’ 76-61 victory over Rocklin. Willis, a speedy guard, has been …

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Prep roundup: DeHart leads NU past Woodcreek (8)

January 24, 2015 — 

The Nevada Union girls basketball team is on a roll of late, notching its fourth straight Sierra Foothill League win and fifth overall. The Lady Miners went on the road …

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Ford: Respect the game, don’t cheat (9)

January 24, 2015 — 

For anyone who has played competitive sports you’ve probably heard the old adage, “If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying.” Well, that’s not true. If you’re cheating, you’re just a …

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Prep roundup: Bear River boys basketball drops PVL game to Lincoln (10)

January 22, 2015 — 

The Bear River boys basketball team dropped a tight Pioneer Valley League game to reigning champ Lincoln Thursday, 65-53. The Bruins (10-8, 0-3 PVL) trailed for much of the game, …

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ASC boarder Stassel wins slopestyle gold (11)

January 22, 2015 — 

DONNER SUMMIT — Olympian Ryan Stassel, a long-time athlete with the Auburn Ski Club snowboard team, dominated the slopestyle snowboarding field to earn his first ever FIS World Championship title …

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Local youth soccer player nets gold at Olympic Development Program tourney (12)

January 22, 2015 — 

Much like most young athletes, 13-year-old Sjón Connors has dreams of one day playing the sport he loves on the biggest stage. But, he’s not just hoping that his professional …

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Prep roundup: Bear River girls basketball falls to Placer in league bout (13)

January 22, 2015 — 

The Bear River girls basketball team dropped its first Pioneer Valley League game of the season, falling to rival Placer, 47-36. The Lady Bruins got into a hole early, trailing, …

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NU basketball fundraiser Saturday (14)

January 22, 2015 — 

The Nevada Union basketball program is hosting a fundraiser dinner Saturday at the Nevada City Elks Lodge. The fundraiser will feature a dinner, live music, dancing, a silent auction and …

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Prep basketball: Nevada Union extends winning streak, tops Rocklin in SFL matchup (15)

January 22, 2015 — 

The Lady Miners continued their climb toward the top of the Sierra Foothill League girls basketball standings Wednesday, beating Rocklin, 76-61, at Albert Ali Gymnasium. Nevada Union, the SFL reigning …

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Amgen Tour of California route to traverse Nevada City, Grass Valley (16)

January 21, 2015 — 

One of the longest stages in the upcoming Amgen Tour of California bicycle race will get started on a street very familiar to the sport of cycling — Broad Street …

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Rec sports: NCASA crowns flag football winter champs (17)

January 20, 2015 — 

The Nevada County Adult Sports Association held its winter league flag football tournament Saturday at Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley to determine its league champion. On a partly cloudy …

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Gymnastics: Gold Country Girls take 1st at San Francisco Classic (18)

January 20, 2015 — 

The Gold Country Gymnastics USAIGC girls team took first place at the San Francisco Classic over the weekend. It was the team’s first competition of the season. In the Gold …

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Prep roundup: Nevada Union boys basketball falls to Rocklin in league play (19)

January 20, 2015 — 

The Nevada Union boys basketball team dropped it’s fourth Sierra Foothill League game of the season Tuesday, falling to Rocklin, 82-62. The Miners (11-9, 1-4 SFL) trailed by just four …

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Prep skiing: Nevada Union sloshes way to 1st place at Alpine Meadows (20)

January 19, 2015 — 

Competing on sloppy slopes at Alpine Meadows, the Nevada Union alpine ski team kept its edge on the giant slalom course, taking first in the boys race and second place …

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