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PREP FOOTBALL: Success breeds success — Bruins hungry for new season (1)

August 1, 2015 — 

Nothing quite compares to the sweet taste of a championship season.The Bear River football team had the luxury of savoring that flavor this offseason. It’s hard to believe eight months …

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RUNNING: Trkac Racing Team takes on the world in Lyon, France (2)

July 31, 2015 — 

The Trkac Racing Team is going to the World Championships. Yes, that’s world as in the entire globe. And yes, that is championships as in the best in said globe. …

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Fastpitch Softball: Oroville Dirtbags Push on to the semifinals (3)

July 31, 2015 — 

As the fastpitch softball playoffs heat up, the semifinal matchups are beginning to take shape. All-Star Auto cruised by the Fitness Focus team 11-1 on Wednesday night behind a masterful …

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Fastpitch Softball Playoffs: Bulldogs down Gold Country (4)

July 30, 2015 — 

After a 10-1 drubbing of the West Cal Concret team, Gold Country Auto fell to the Bulldogs 9-6 on Wednesday in the quarterfinal round of the fastpitch softball playoffs. The …

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Adult water polo program planned begins Monday (5)

July 30, 2015 — 

What expects to be the largest adult water polo group in Nevada County meets Monday at the Bear River High School pool.Mark Sands, instructor and water polo player, will facilitate …

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PREP FOOTBALL: Friday night football is right around the corner with plenty of big games (6)

July 29, 2015 — 

The summer workouts, skills camps and 7-on-7’s are all wrapped up and prep football players are currently waiting out the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section’s dead period.The section’s dead period states that …

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SOFTBALL: Nevada County Fast Pitch Softball League playoffs at Memorial Park this week (7)

July 27, 2015 — 

The Nevada County Fast Pitch Softball League opened the postseason Monday, kicking off the annual single elimination tournament to crown a league champion.The tourney features nine teams vying for the …

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ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Roenicke notches strong start, helps Sky Sox top Storm Chasers (8)

July 27, 2015 — 

Minor league pitcher Josh Roenicke started on the bump for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox Monday, helping his team to a 2-1 victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers.Roenicke, a 32-year-old …

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GOLF: Lowe ousted at U.S. Junior Amateur Championship (9)

July 24, 2015 — 

Local golfer Logan Lowe had his bid for a U.S. Junior Amateur Championship title come to a close Friday, falling in the match play Round of 16.Lowe, playing on the …

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RENSLOW: Some courses push players to mix it up (10)

July 24, 2015 — 

Are there times when you wish you could do anything you want? We could eat everything and not gain weight. We could speed (safely) and not get a ticket. We …

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Q&A: Local umpire reflects on nearly 40 years of making calls (11)

July 24, 2015 — 

For nearly 40 years Jerry Westfall has been calling balls and strikes on Little League diamonds all across California. The highlight of Westfall’s career came in 2010, when his skills …

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Gold Country Triathlon Club sending four to IronMan 70.3 World Championships (12)

July 23, 2015 — 

Tiana and Sean Rockwell had so much fun at the IronMan 70. 3 World Championships last year they’re going again this year, and bringing some friends.“Both of us had the …

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Gold Country Baseball Academy holding tryouts Saturday (13)

July 23, 2015 — 

Gold Country Baseball Academy has formed in Grass Valley, offering young baseball players another chance to take the diamond.The newly formed youth baseball organization is currently developing tournament teams for …

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GOLF: Lowe pushes through to Round of 16 at U.S. Junior Amateur Championships (14)

July 23, 2015 — 

Local golfer Logan Lowe is one of 16 players left competing after four days of play at the U.S. Junior Amateur Championships.Playing at the Colleton River Plantation Club in South …

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No fan left behind (15)

July 22, 2015 — 

One would be hard pressed to find a more devoted San Francisco Giants fan than Karen Campbell.After all, the Nevada County local is a Giants season ticket holder, hasn’t missed …

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GOLF: Lowe reaches Round of 64 at U.S. Junior Amateur Championships (16)

July 22, 2015 — 

Local golfer Logan Lowe continues to impress at the U.S. Junior Amateur Championships, advancing past the first round of match play Wednesday.Lowe defeated Chandler Eaton, from Georgia, 6 and 4 …

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Local American Legion team comes up just short of district championship (17)

July 21, 2015 — 

The local American Legion baseball team, the Miners, shined on the diamond this summer, winning 15 of their 20 games and earning the No. 1 seed in last weekend’s District …

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RUNNING: Gold Country Grand Prix heads to South County for Bear River 5K (18)

July 21, 2015 — 

The Gold Country Grand Prix running series is nearing the mid-way point of the 2015 season and will head to South County as its gears up for the final stretch …

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GOLF: Lowe hanging in at US Junior Amateur Championship (19)

July 21, 2015 — 

Playing against the best junior amateurs in the nation, local golfer Logan Lowe wrapped his second day at the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship with a two-over-par 74.After two days of …

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Rolling with Rodgers (20)

July 20, 2015 — 

Three local girls got the VIP treatment from Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers at the American Century Championship Celebrity Golf Tournament held last weekend at Edgewood Golf Club in …

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