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PREP FOOTBALL: Colfax rips Argonaut to start season (1)

August 29, 2015 — 

When the lights go out, it’s a good indicator Colfax’s offense is about to surge.A brief power outage didn’t prevent the Falcons from shutting down Argonaut Friday night at Robert …

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Barbara Schmidt Millar “Celebration of Life” is back, with a different format (2)

August 29, 2015 — 

A year after the Barbara Schmidt Millar “Celebration of Life” was canceled due to poor air quality conditions, organizers are happy to announce the event is back this year, celebrating …

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Q&A: Schnitzius brothers talk Nevada Union football, what it’s like to be twins (3)

August 29, 2015 — 

The Schnitzius brothers, James and Andrew, have been involved with sports for as long as they can remember. Whether it was baseball, wrestling, soccer, cross country, volleyball or basketball, the …

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PREP FOOTBALL: Placer routs Nevada Union in season opener (4)

August 29, 2015 — 

On an emotional Friday night at Hooper Stadium, the Nevada Union football team couldn’t stop Placer’s potent offense, falling to the Hillmen, 43-7.The night got started on a somber note …

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COMMUNITY BASKETBALL: Riptide wins NCASA BI rec-league title (5)

August 29, 2015 — 

The Nevada County Adult Sports Association crowned its Summer BI League Basketball champions Thursday night at the Grass Valley Veterans Building. In the championship matchup, No. 3 seed Riptide upset …

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PREP FOOTBALL: Bear River gets title defense rolling on the road (6)

August 29, 2015 — 

Defending Division V Sac-Joaquin Section champion Bear River got its title defense rolling on the road in Los Banos Friday, pounding the host Pacheco Panthers 40-20.The Bruins (1-0) racked up …

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PREP FOOTBALL: Bear River anticipates showdown with Pacheco in season opener (7)

August 27, 2015 — 

Bear River will be packing up the bus and heading out early today as it travels 161 miles from the comforts of J. David Ramsey Field to take on Pacheco …

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PREP FOOTBALL: Nevada Union faces off with Placer to open season (8)

August 27, 2015 — 

Nevada Union head coach Dennis Houlihan knows he will get Placer’s best shot when the Hillmen march into Hooper Stadium for the first time in more than 20 years tonight.A …

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TouchDown Productions makes move to on demand format (9)

August 27, 2015 — 

After 18 years of bringing local sports to the community via public access television, TouchDown Productions is going on demand. TouchDown Productions founder and executive producer Gil Dominguez launched TouchDownProductions.com …

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PREP FOOTBALL: Colfax begins new era against Argonaut (10)

August 27, 2015 — 

Tonight marks the dawning of a new age in Colfax football as the Falcons begin the post Tim Rawlins era against Argonaut.For the first time in three years, the Falcons …

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Jr. Miners defense too much for Marysville (11)

August 26, 2015 — 

Nevada Union Jr. Miner James Morales wrapped up 17 tackles and forced a fumble to help his Midget division team top Marysville, 24-6, Saturday.It didn’t take Morales long to make …

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Local Trkac Racing Team impresses at World Championships (12)

August 26, 2015 — 

The Trkac Racing Team took on the world in early August, competing along with 8,000 of the best runners from around the globe at the 2015 World Masters’ Track & …

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BSM Celebration of Life triathlon open for registration (13)

August 26, 2015 — 

The Barbara Schmidt Millar “Celebration of Life” event celebrates its 21st year Sept. 20 and registration is currently open for those who wish to participate.For those interested in signing up …

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Bear River’s road to repeat filled with talented teams (14)

August 25, 2015 — 

There are no easy stops on the road to repeating as Sac-Joaquin Section champs for Bear River’s football squad as it looks to have all it can handle right from …

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Locals embrace journey of body building (15)

August 25, 2015 — 

A little more than five years ago, Courtney Parker was wrapping up her studies at UC Davis, earning a degree in communications. But, like many people in their early 20s, …

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ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: GP2 Series driver Rossi earns first win of year (16)

August 24, 2015 — 

Alexander Rossi claimed his first victory and fifth podium of the year in an incredible GP2 Series race Sunday in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium.“It gives us that additional confidence going into Monza …

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Bear River QB discusses changing role, senior leadership and the new turf at J. David Ramsey Stadium (17)

August 24, 2015 — 

Coming off a championship-caliber performance in the Sac-Joaquin Section D-V title game against Colfax last year, Bear River senior quarterback Jason Voter is eager to return and pick up right …

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PREP FOOTBALL: Brick by brick Miners continue building program (18)

August 21, 2015 — 

Brick by brick. That’s the mantra for the 2015 Nevada Union football team.“Were building it,” said Nevada Union head coach Dennis Houlihan, who is entering his third year at the …

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Birdies for AnimalSave golf tourney set for Aug. 29 (19)

August 21, 2015 — 

The third annual Birdies for AnimalSave golf tournament will be held at the Nevada County Country Club Aug. 29. Registration is due by Aug. 26 for a day of fun, …

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RENSLOW: Understanding golf’s postseason (20)

August 21, 2015 — 

Are you ready for the playoffs? Not baseball, we’re talking about the new PGA Tour playoffs. Yes, several years ago the PGA Tour introduced a postseason. Following the final regular …

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