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Lowe wins tourney, readies for Pebble Beach (1)

September 15, 2014 — 

Local golfer Logan Lowe won the Northern California Golf Association’s Junior Tournament at Haggin Oaks this past weekend. On Saturday, playing the Mackenzie Course, Lowe shot a bogey free 68 …

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Bear River finds stride (2)

September 15, 2014 — 

With co-head coach Terry Logue’s career 200th win now in the books and the Bruins’ running attack back on track, Bear River can take a deep breath and move forward …

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Pizzella leads Miners at NU invite (3)

September 15, 2014 — 

Converging under the pines around Nevada Union’s Hooper Stadium Saturday were nearly 900 junior high and high school runners from Northern California and Nevada. Fast races and a spirited time …

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Alumni notebook: Vallejo scores 1st TD, helps Boise State beat UConn (4)

September 15, 2014 — 

Tanner Vallejo, a 2013 Nevada Union graduate, scored his first collegiate touchdown Saturday, helping the Boise State Broncos beat Connecticut, 38-21. Vallejo, a sophomore linebacker, scooped up a Husky fumble …

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TouchDown Production’s Game of the Week: Nevada Union vs. Lincoln (5)

September 15, 2014 — 

The NorCal Game of the Week visits the campus of Lincoln High School for the first time as they host the Nevada Union Miners. The Fighting Zebras are looking for …

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Suburban Propane’s Player of the Week: Mo Nieves (6)

September 13, 2014 — 

Senior running back Mo Nieves ran for 102 yards and three rushing touchdowns against Lincoln Friday night. Nieves now has 431 rushing yards and five rushing touchdowns this season. …

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Bear River thrashes Argonaut, Logue gets 200th win (7)

September 13, 2014 — 

Win number 200 became a reality for Bear River co-head coach Terry Logue after the Bruins’ 35-7 romping Friday night at Argonaut. “It’s awesome,” said Logue. “It’s unfortunate with the …

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Miners hold off Zebras for road win (8)

September 13, 2014 — 

A win is a win — even if it’s ugly. And that’s what the Nevada Union football team got Friday night at Lincoln — an ugly win. The Miners came …

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Rawlins scores 3 TDs, Colfax blanks Dixon 35-0 (9)

September 12, 2014 — 

After falling to Winters in a non-league road game last week, Colfax bounced back to roll Dixon 35-0 in another non-league game in Fairfield on Friday night. The Falcons took …

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Blind man hikes Tahoe Rim Trail (10)

September 12, 2014 — 

Blind hiker Trevor Thomas and his black Lab, Tennille, completed their 165-mile journey around Lake Tahoe Sept. 3. Thomas, a 45-year-old North Carolina resident who lost his eyesight about nine …

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Colfax football hits the road for 3rd straight week (11)

September 11, 2014 — 

The Colfax football team hits the road once again Friday for it’s third straight away game of the season. The Falcons are 1-1 in their previous quests, and will look …

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Bear River’s Logue just 1 win away from 200 (12)

September 11, 2014 — 

As the Bear River football team prepares for Argonaut, one thing is at the forefront of co-head coach Terry Logue’s mind. No, it’s not that he sits on the precipice …

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Comets open fall season with 2nd place finish (13)

September 11, 2014 — 

The Comets 16U “Cardinal” travel softball team opened the fall-ball season in strong fashion last weekend, taking second place at an ASA Fall Kickoff Tournament. The Comets, who feature several …

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Nitro takes 1st in silver division (14)

September 11, 2014 — 

Over Labor Day weekend, team “Nitro,” a 12U team with the Nevada County Girls Softball Association took first place in the silver division at the NorCal Girls Softball Lollapalooza tournament. …

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Get back on the train (15)

September 11, 2014 — 

For the first time, Travis Owens leaned forward as if to make an emphatic point. It was the topic he disliked the most. Last season … such a tough time, …

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Prep roundup: Bear River, FLC girls volleyball earn wins (16)

September 11, 2014 — 

The Bear River girls volleyball team made quick work of West Campus Thursday, beating the Warriors in straight sets, 25-12, 25-16, 25-20. Leading the Lady Bruins was Kaely Rath with …

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Reno air races feature top pilots, amazing planes (17)

September 10, 2014 — 

A new twist is brewing for race fans as the 51st annual National Championship Air Races takes the course at Stead Field near Reno, Nev. With 14 of the most …

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Jr. Miners swept by Jr. Herd (18)

September 10, 2014 — 

The Nevada Union Jr. Miners youth football program traveled to Elk Grove for their third game of the season. While the Jr. Miners have had varying success in its divisions …

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NU basketball golf classic set for Sept. 28 (19)

September 10, 2014 — 

The eighth annual NU Miners Basketball Booster Golf Classic is set for Sept. 28 at the Alta Sierra Country Club. The event will feature 18-holes of golf, a putting contest, …

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Nevada Union powder puff game set for Wednesday (20)

September 10, 2014 — 

The annual Nevada Union powder puff football battle which pits high school juniors and seniors against each other on the gridiron is set for 6 p.m., Wednesday at Hooper Stadium. …

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