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RENSLOW: Seniors still got it and more (1)

July 3, 2015 — 

Is 50 the new 40? You would think so if you watched the USGA’s Senior United States Championship last weekend. Del Paso Country Club in Sacramento hosted the tournament, a …

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FORD: Five sports moments that made you proud to be an American (2)

July 3, 2015 — 

Sports. They bring us unabashed joy, heartbreak and everything in between. Sports can inspire a nation, and they can change the world. Athletic competition evokes raw emotion and brings people …

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RUNNING: Annual Freedom Run 5K set for Fourth of July (3)

July 2, 2015 — 

The Gold Country Grand Prix racing series returns from a 35-day hiatus Saturday with the ninth annual Freedom Run 5K held at Nevada Union High School.“It’s a nice way to …

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GOLF: Nevada Union graduate Logan Lowe earns bid to play in US Amateur Championship (4)

July 2, 2015 — 

Logan Lowe, a 2015 Nevada Union graduate, recently punched his ticket for the 68th U.S. Junior Amateur Championship.Lowe earned his place in the amateur championship at a 36-hole qualifier at …

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COMMUNITY: Don Young Memorial Tournament opens Monday (5)

July 1, 2015 — 

Penn Valley’s Gold Country Senior Softball Association (GCSSA) will participate in the second annual Don Young Memorial Softball Tournament to be held July 6-7 at the ball fields in Western …

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LITTLE LEAGUE: Nevada City All-Stars win District 11 Area 2 Majors championship (6)

July 1, 2015 — 

The Nevada City All Stars protected their home field Wednesday night and claimed the District 11 (Area 2) Majors All Star Tournament Championship.Playing in the friendly confines of Pioneer Park, …

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Baseball: Little League tournament roundup (8)

June 29, 2015 — 

The Little League Majors All-Star Tournament opened Saturday at Pioneer Park with a bout between the Grass Valley All Stars and the Penn Valley All Stars.The contest turned out to …

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Time to shine: Local Little Leagues gear up for All-Star tournaments (9)

June 26, 2015 — 

It’s that time of year again, when the best baseball players from their respective Little Leagues come together to battle for district supremacy and the right to keep playing.The District …

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Renslow: Avoid helicopter ride, stay hydrated (10)

June 26, 2015 — 

During these ‘dog days of summer’ (when the ancient Greeks believed that the seas boiled, wine turned sour and dogs grew mad) it is very important for your body and, …

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THE BIG ONE: Locals set for Saturday’s Western States Endurance Run (11)

June 25, 2015 — 

It was still dark in Squaw Valley when Andy Gonzales stepped up to the starting line early morning July 30, 1977 to run in the Western States Trail Ride. After …

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PREP FOOTBALL: Nevada Union embroiled in student-athlete transfer dispute (12)

June 24, 2015 — 

Justus Spillner has been playing organized football since he was 7 years old, and for most of that time he has been in a Nevada Union uniform.But, on the precipice …

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Wilson repeats at NU class of 55 fishing derby (13)

June 24, 2015 — 

Nancy Wilson of Grass Valley took home the individual and perpetual trophies and $50 in prize money by catching an 18½ inch rainbow trout at Davis Lake during the 29th annual …

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LITTLE LEAGUE: Grass Valley Royals reach TOC semifinals (14)

June 23, 2015 — 

The Grass Valley Royals (Minor Division) recently concluded a spirited postseason run through the Little League District 11 Tournament of Champions.The Royals, representing Grass Valley Little League, battled for District …

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REC SPORTS: Jernigans rallies to win NCASA football title (15)

June 23, 2015 — 

In a fight to the finish, it was the top-seeded Jernigans flag football team outlasting the No. 2 seed Outsiders, 48-28, to win the Nevada County Adult Sports Association’s 2015 …

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Mastering the discus: Local athlete returns to discus ring after long layoff (16)

June 22, 2015 — 

This is an amazing community when a 64-year-old woman can have so many opportunities to keep active as a senior woman. For 13 years I have had the privilege to …

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CYCLING: English pulls away late to claim 55th Nevada City Classic (VIDEO) (17)

June 21, 2015 — 

The Nevada City Classic added a new name to its prestigious list of winners Sunday — Nate English.English, riding for Mike’s Bikes, joined the likes of Greg LeMond, Levi Liepheimer …

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Past Nevada City Classic winners (18)

June 19, 2015 — 

1961 Bob Tetzlaff 1962 Bob Tetzlaff 1963 Bob Parsons 1964 Bob Parsons 1965 Bob Parsons 1966 Bob Parsons 1967 Bob Parsons 1968 Dave Brink 1969 Bill Wild 1970 John Howard …

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CYCLING: Riders, moments that helped shape Classic (19)

June 19, 2015 — 

The Nevada City Classic bicycle race has been around for longer than all but one other criterium race in the country. Since 1961 the race has built a rich and …

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CYCLING: Nevada City Classic set for 55th installation (20)

June 19, 2015 — 

It wouldn’t quite be Father’s Day in Nevada City if there weren’t hundreds of elite cyclists zipping down Broad Street at incredible speeds. This year is no different for the …

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