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Bruins show flashes of potential in loss (1)

September 1, 2014 — 

Bear River was able to go toe-to-toe with an top-notch Pacheco Panthers squad Friday night, but fell one score short, losing 35-29. Even in defeat fans, players and coaches should …

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Alumni notebook: Ruiz, Sea Dogs head to playoffs (2)

September 1, 2014 — 

Pete Ruiz, a 2005 Nevada Union graduate, and member of the Portland Sea Dogs (a Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox) pitched a scoreless inning out of the bullpen …

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TouchDown Production’s Game of the Week: Nevada Union at Placer (3)

September 1, 2014 — 

TouchDown Productions unwraps the 2014 prep football season with the revival of a classic foothill match up. The Placer Hillman vs. the Nevada Union Miners. Last played in 1995 this …

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Bruins lose heartbreaker in home opener (4)

August 30, 2014 — 

For the first time in eight seasons Bear River came up short in a non-league game on its home grass. Pacheco came into J. David Ramsey Field Friday night and …

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Nevada Union wallops Placer to open season (5)

August 30, 2014 — 

What a difference a year makes. After going winless in 2013, the Nevada Union football team wasted no time notching a win this season, beating Placer handily on its own …

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Colfax rolls Argonaut to open season (6)

August 30, 2014 — 

The Colfax Falcons’ started the 2014 season off on the right foot Friday night, beating Argonaut, 34-14, behind a stellar run game. Colfax opened up a 14-0 lead in the …

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Prep football: Miners, Hillmen renew rivalry after nearly two decades (7)

August 28, 2014 — 

It’s been nearly 20 years since the Nevada Union and Placer football teams butted heads on the gridiron, but that drought comes to a close Friday. The Miners will head …

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Prep football: Bruins open season with Pacheco (8)

August 28, 2014 — 

The Bear River Bruins are not wasting anytime this season, digging in against a quality Pacheco team in Week Zero of the 2014 prep football season. “They are definitely loaded,” …

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Prep football: Colfax takes on familiar foe in season opener (9)

August 28, 2014 — 

The Colfax football team opens the 2014 season with a familiar opening day opponent in Argonaut. It’s the third straight season the Falcons have started with the Mustangs, and the …

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Giving back to those who gave so much (10)

August 27, 2014 — 

A mid-week day at the links can be appreciated by any golfer, but when you get to hack away while supporting a worthy cause it’s made all the more enjoyable. …

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Renslow: A glimpse into the life of a caddie (11)

August 27, 2014 — 

As you know from reading this, your most trusted source of golf news and information, the position of club professional (local PGA professionals) has not always been held in high …

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Fay, Jr. Miners clobber Jr. Zebras (12)

August 27, 2014 — 

The Nevada Union Jr. Miners youth football program headed to Lincoln Sunday for their first road contest of the season. The Jr. Zebra’s were able to protect their home field …

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NU to host tailgate party Sept. 5 (13)

August 27, 2014 — 

To help kickoff the 2014 prep football season the Nevada Union athletic department is hosting a community tailgate event before the Miners first home football game Sept. 5. The event …

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Elko completes 3-peat (14)

August 25, 2014 — 

The Nevada County Country Club Women’s Group held their annual Club Championship tournament Aug. 12 and 19. After the two-day, 3-hole, low-gross tournament had concluded, it was Chris Elko defending …

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Alumni notebook: Bartlomé, Republic earn home playoff game (15)

August 25, 2014 — 

Chad Bartlomé, a 2001 Nevada Union graduate, and the Sacramento Republic FC clinched a first-round home playoff game by beating Wilmington, 2-0, last week. Bartlomé and the Republic (15-6-3) are …

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Tight 5K finish highlights Kellermann Batwa Challenge (16)

August 25, 2014 — 

It was Sergio Higareda and Larry DeFeyter once again competing for first place in a Gold Country Grand Prix race, this time in the Kellermann Batwa Challenge 5K. And again, …

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Bruins, Miners pop pads in scrimmage (17)

August 24, 2014 — 

At J. David Ramsey Field, the Nevada Union Miners and Bear River Bruins, along with the Mesa Verde Mavericks, popped pads in one last football tune up before the 2014 …

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Eagles soar to title (18)

August 22, 2014 — 

The Roseville Eagles won the North American Fastpitch Association’s World Series A-Major Championship, beating Stoneyard of Wisconsin, 7-0, in the championship game August 10 at Green Valley Sports Complex in …

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Five good questions with Nevada Union LB Josh Belendez (19)

August 22, 2014 — 

The Nevada Union defense got shredded last season, but Nevada Union middle linebacker Josh Belendez has vowed to produce a better product in 2014. The 5-foot, 9-inch, 220-pound backer, who …

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Moving forward: Miners are confident, prepared to tackle 2014 season head on (20)

August 22, 2014 — 

Entering his second season at the helm of the Nevada Union varsity football team Dennis Houlihan is ready to put last season behind him and start building the Miners into …

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