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Folsom wraps perfect season with D-I state title (1)

December 20, 2014 — 

Jake Browning and the Bulldogs completed a perfect 16-0 season Friday with a blowout win, 68-7, over Oceanside in the CIF D-I State Championship Bowl in Carson. Browning threw for …

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Prep roundup: Bruins into Viking Classic final (2)

December 20, 2014 — 

The Bear River boys basketball team earned a spot in the Viking Classic tourney title game after beating previously unbeaten Sac Country Day, 70-66, Friday night. The Bruins got a …

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Peaks and valleys on the road to F1 driver’s seat (3)

December 20, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: Alexander Rossi is a 22-year-old Formula 1 official reserve driver for the Marussia F1 Team. Rossi, a Nevada City native, has been working toward his first official F1 …

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Suburban Propane’s Player of the Week: David O’Brien (4)

December 19, 2014 — 

O’Brien, a junior point guard at Bear River, helped the Bruins top Pioneer, Forest Lake Christian and Sac Country Day this week, averaging 17 points per game along the way. …

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From the mat up (5)

December 19, 2014 — 

When push comes to shove, look no further than the Bear River wrestling program as a model example of how to build from the mat up. Over the past few …

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Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium to host CIF Football Championships in 2015 (6)

December 19, 2014 — 

CARSON – California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Executive Director Roger Blake today announced Sacramento State (Hornet Stadium) will serve as the main host for the CIF State Football Championship Bowl Games …

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Ford: Reaching milestones can be bittersweet (7)

December 19, 2014 — 

Philanthropist Rose Kennedy once said, “Life isn’t about the milestones, it’s about the moments.” Often in sports, it’s about both. Last week Bear River athletic director and boys basketball coach …

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Prep roundup: Bear River bests Forest Lake Christian at Viking Classic (8)

December 18, 2014 — 

The Bear River Boys basketball team beat their neighboring counterparts Forest Lake Christian, 63-38, in the opening round of the Viking Classic held at Victory Christian High School. The Bruins …

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Sac-Joaquin Section teams Folsom, Central Catholic battle for state championships (9)

December 18, 2014 — 

The only thing Folsom’s Jake Browning hasn’t done in his high school football career is win a California State championship. Browning, a state and national record breaking quarterback, and the …

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Miners, Bruins, Falcons all off to good starts, ready for tough tourneys (10)

December 17, 2014 — 

The Nevada Union boys basketball team is off to its best start in more than a decade, opening the season on a tear with six wins in its first seven …

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Prep roundup: Lady Bruins notch first win (11)

December 17, 2014 — 

The Bear River girls basketball team tallied its first win of the season Tuesday, beating Oroville 49-41 at Jack R. McCrory Gymnasium. Leading the Lady Bruins (1-5) was 5-foot, 10-inch …

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Wrestling: Vikings pin down 5 medals at tourney (12)

December 17, 2014 — 

The Pleasant Valley Junior High wrestling team pinned down five medals after showcasing their skill set at a tournament held at Winters High School on Saturday. Taking home a gold …

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Prep basketball: Placer plows past Nevada Union (13)

December 17, 2014 — 

The Lady Miners ran into a buzzsaw in the form of Placer Tuesday night, falling to the Hillgals, 58-40, in a non-league girls basketball game at Albert Ali Gymnasium. “They …

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Telestream takes NCASA volleyball title (14)

December 17, 2014 — 

Telestream won the Nevada County Adult Sports Association’s women’s 4-on-4 volleyball tournament Sunday. Telestream also won the regular season league title, and was undefeated in tournament play. The Telestream squad …

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Alumni notebook: Virva shines at UNLV Winter Invite, Sumner places third at ‘Battle of the Rockies’ (15)

December 15, 2014 — 

Dillon Virva, a 2012 Nevada Union graduate, continues to impress in the pool with another handful of wins for the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels swim team. Virva, a junior who competes …

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Prep roundup: Miners bounce back, top Inderkum (16)

December 15, 2014 — 

The Nevada Union boys basketball team rebounded nicely from their first loss of the season, beating Inderkum, 49-46, Monday night at Albert Ali Gymnasium. “Anytime you hold a high school …

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Rec basketball: Fit Culture Studio/KPFF Engineering wins A-League championship (17)

December 15, 2014 — 

Two of Nevada County’s top-tier rec-league basketball teams, Fit Culture Studios/KPFF Engineering and Papa Lee (A-League), battled for the Nevada County Adult Sports Association’s A-league basketball title Sunday at the …

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South Yuba Club, Resolve2Run partner up (18)

December 15, 2014 — 

South Yuba Club has partnered with Resolve2 Run, which is held annually on New Year’s Day, by providing prizes for the fastest man and woman in both the 5K and …

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Prep basketball: Lady Miners JV wins 3rd straight Bronco Bill tourney title (19)

December 15, 2014 — 

Nevada Union made it three straight Bronco Bill tourney titles with a 39-38 win over Folsom in the championship game Saturday. With the game hanging in the balance, Miranda Townsend …

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Prep wrestling: NU impresses at Run to Danger tourney in Redding (20)

December 15, 2014 — 

Nevada Union took five boys to the Run to Danger wrestling tournament at Foothill High School in Redding Friday. All five boys earned medals including first time varsity champion, Kashe …

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