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Eagles soar to title (1)

August 22, 2014 — 

The Roseville Eagles won the North American Fastpitch Association’s World Series A-Major Championship, beating Stoneyard of Wisconsin, 7-0, in the championship game August 10 at Green Valley Sports Complex in …

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Five good questions with Nevada Union LB Josh Belendez (2)

August 22, 2014 — 

The Nevada Union defense got shredded last season, but Nevada Union middle linebacker Josh Belendez has vowed to produce a better product in 2014. The 5-foot, 9-inch, 220-pound backer, who …

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Moving forward: Miners are confident, prepared to tackle 2014 season head on (3)

August 22, 2014 — 

Entering his second season at the helm of the Nevada Union varsity football team Dennis Houlihan is ready to put last season behind him and start building the Miners into …

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Ford: Nowhere else to go but up (4)

August 22, 2014 — 

There are very few good things about an 0-10 season. That being said, the Nevada Union football team realizes after last year’s historically poor season, there is nowhere else to …

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Bruins aim to keep streak alive (5)

August 21, 2014 — 

“Potential.” That’s the first word that Bear River co-head coach Terry Logue’s said when describing the 2014 Bruins football team. Potential is a buzz word that many coaches use when …

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Sierra College’s ‘Meet the Wolverines’ scrimmage set (6)

August 21, 2014 — 

Rocklin –Amid high expectations, the 2014 Sierra College football season kicks off with the annual “Meet the Wolverines” controlled scrimmage and fan-fest Saturday, Aug. 23 at Homer “Buzz’ Ostrom Stadium. …

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5 good questions with Bear River QB Austin Smith (7)

August 21, 2014 — 

After patiently waiting on the sidelines during his Bear River junior campaign, Austin Smith’s time has finally come to take snaps as the starting quarterback. The senior will be called …

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Bruins ready to ‘hit somebody’ as 2014 football season approaches (8)

August 21, 2014 — 

BruinNation, the time for kickoff is swiftly approaching and Bear River football is full throttle ahead with success on its mind. The Bruins break the preseason ice with a scrimmage …

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5 good questions with Colfax RB Tim Rawlins (9)

August 20, 2014 — 

With new starters at the skill positions on offense, the Colfax football team will rely on Tim Rawlins to continue his consistent production. After a sophomore season that saw Rawlins …

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Ford: Falcons have new faces, same winning attitude (10)

August 20, 2014 — 

One of the only things shorter than a pro football players average career length (3.3 years) is that of a varsity football player in high school. For most, there is …

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Renslow: Change it up, chase a rabbit (11)

August 20, 2014 — 

Rabbits, squirrels, and gophers…greens keepers generally aren’t pleased to hear of these little rodents on the course, but for the players, they can be a lot of fun. We’re not …

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Colfax Falcons are hungry to get 2014 season started (12)

August 20, 2014 — 

If there’s one thing Tony Martello wants his team to show as he enters his 19th year as Colfax’s head football coach, it’s pride. It comes up numerous times when …

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Colfax Softball Classic to honor legends of the tourney (13)

August 20, 2014 — 

Colfax. Grass Valley. Tahoe City. Three Northern California communities that in the 1970s and 1980s were united by fast pitch softball will come together one more time next week when …

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Jr. Miners split games with Yuba City (14)

August 19, 2014 — 

The Nevada Union Jr. Miners football program opened the regular season Saturday with a slate of games against the Yuba City Jr. Honkers. After a long day of gridiron grit …

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Miners, Bruins to scrimmage Saturday (15)

August 19, 2014 — 

The 2014 prep football season kicks off for local teams Aug. 29, but fans won’t have to wait that long to get a taste of what’s to come as the …

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Birdies for the sake of cats, dogs (16)

August 19, 2014 — 

The second annual Birdies for AnimalSave Golf Tournament was held last Saturday at Nevada County Country Club, hosted by Marge Rademaker and her husband, NCCC golf pro Mike Rademaker. Coming …

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Dylan Mitzel bunch rally to win title (17)

August 18, 2014 — 

In a thrilling matchup between top tier teams in Nevada County rec basketball it was the sharp shooting ballers from Dylan Mitzel Painting that overcame a six-point fourth quarter deficit …

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Alumni notebook: Roenicke returns to Colorado (18)

August 18, 2014 — 

Josh Roenicke, a 2001 Nevada Union graduate, is back in the Colorado Rockies system after signing a minor league contract to pitch for the Triple-A Colorado Springs Sky Sox. Roenicke …

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Jr. Bruins ready to roar in 2014 (19)

August 16, 2014 — 

After several weeks of honing their skills in the dog days of summer the Bear River Jr. Bruins are ready to shed their practice jerseys, dawn the cardinal and gray, …

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Jr. Miners poised for productive season (20)

August 16, 2014 — 

It was as thrilling as a football championship could be, no matter what level of play. The Nevada Union Jr. Miners rallied from a 28-14 fourth-quarter deficit, scoring 15-straight points …

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