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Water polo: Nevada Union draws Rocklin to open SFL tourneys (1)

October 20, 2014 — 

The Nevada Union water polo teams have been mired in rough waters this season, combating some of the top teams in the Sac-Joaquin Section on a weekly basis. But as …

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Bruins step up, prove to be contenders (2)

October 20, 2014 — 

If there was any sliver of doubt remaining whether or not the 2014 Bruins are for real, then Friday’s 21-20 come-from-behind win at Colfax surely put an end to it. …

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Alumni notebook: Vallejo wraps up 9 in Boise State win, Heppe makes all-tourney team (3)

October 20, 2014 — 

Tanner Vallejo, a 2013 Nevada Union graduate, and the Boise State Broncos outscored Fresno State 10-0 in the fourth quarter to pull out a 37-27 win in the battle for …

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Bear River rallies late, downs rival Colfax (4)

October 18, 2014 — 

My oh my how the tide can turn. That’s what Colfax must be thinking to itself right about now after letting a 20-7 lead disappear in the fourth quarter. Bear …

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Miners mauled by Grizzlies in league matchup (5)

October 18, 2014 — 

The Nevada Union football team endured its fourth straight loss Friday, getting blanked 38-0 by Sierra Foothill League foe Granite Bay. The Miners (3-4, 0-4 SFL) had opportunities early but …

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Suburban Propane’s Player of the Week: Scott Gauthier (6)

October 18, 2014 — 

Forest Lake Christian’s Scott Gauthier scored two goals and assisted on another Tuesday, helping the Falcons earn a 3-3 tie in a league match against Victory Christian. On Thursday, Gauthier …

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Renslow: Finding the right tools (7)

October 18, 2014 — 

Have you ever tried to cut your lawn with a pair of scissors? Or, how would you fare playing tennis with a ping-pong paddle? Granted, these are dramatic examples, but …

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Rivals Bear River, Colfax face off in critical PVL matchup (8)

October 17, 2014 — 

When it comes to athletics, Bear River and Colfax are bitter rivals. It’s a rivalry that carries its fair share of animosity between the fan bases, but it’s also a …

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Miners hit road in search of 1st SFL win of season (9)

October 17, 2014 — 

The Miners hit the road today looking to tackle some Grizzlies and their first Sierra Foothill League win of the season. Nevada Union (3-4, 0-3 SFL) will also be looking …

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Prep roundup: Bear River soccer continues playoff hunt, beats Colfax 2-1 (10)

October 17, 2014 — 

The Bear River boys soccer team continued its climb toward the postseason Thursday, beating Pioneer Valley League rival Colfax, 2-1. Jake Silva scored both of Bear River’s goals in the …

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NEO to host Empire Challenge Run/Walk for Youth (11)

October 17, 2014 — 

New Events and Opportunities (NEO) will stage the first NEO Empire Challenge Run/Walk for Youth. The event is the 10th race in the Gold Country Grand Prix, and will be …

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Youth football: Junior Miners battle Junior Tigers at Hooper (12)

October 15, 2014 — 

The Nevada Union Junior Miners youth football and cheerleading program hosted their final home game of the regular season Saturday, taking on the Roseville Junior Tigers at Hooper Stadium. In …

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Auburn Gymnastics collects nine 1st place wins in Roseville (13)

October 15, 2014 — 

The mixed bag of 15 gymnasts from Grass Valley and Auburn working out at Auburn Gymnastics Center hit the floor in Roseville Sunday earning nine first place wins and a …

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Local runners shine at World Senior Games (14)

October 14, 2014 — 

The Trkac Racing Team, a local running group, left a winning footprint at the recent Huntsman World Senior Games. Members of the team, coached by retired Nevada Union High School …

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Prep roundup: Placer volleyball bests Bear River in PVL play (15)

October 14, 2014 — 

The Bear River girls volleyball team hit the road Tuesday night and took on Placer in matchup between the best the Pioneer Valley League has to offer. The Lady Bruins …

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Community golf: Hunt reclaims club champion title at Nevada County Country Club (16)

October 14, 2014 — 

Nevada County Country Club recently held its final two club championships of the 2014 golf season. Jim Hunt reclaimed the title of club champion in a 36-hole stroke play event …

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Bear River runs over competition (17)

October 13, 2014 — 

In a homecoming game against one of Pioneer Valley League’s lesser equipped opponents, Bear River dominated and cruised to a comfortable 40-6 route. In recent years, beating Foothill is something …

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Alumni notebook: Madison Heppe digs out spot in Swarthmore record books (18)

October 13, 2014 — 

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Madison Heppe, a 2012 Nevada Union graduate, and current junior on the Swarthmore College volleyball team, surpassed the 1,000 dig milestone to lead the Garnet to a …

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Nevada Union volleyball takes 3rd at Carmichael tourney (19)

October 13, 2014 — 

The Nevada Union girls volleyball team put together an impressive showing at the Carmichael Invitational Volleyball Tournament Saturday, finishing third out of 29 teams. NU swept through three matches in …

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Mount Saint Mary’s continues basketball dominance (20)

October 13, 2014 — 

Mount Saint Mary’s won the Nevada County small-school eighth grade girls basketball league title, beating Clear Creek 30-18 in the championship. The win concludes Mount Saint Mary’s third straight undefeated …

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