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PREP BASKETBALL: Nevada Union boys have 5-game SFL win streak snapped by Folsom (1)

February 7, 2016 — 

The Nevada Union boys basketball team had its five-game Sierra Foothill League winning streak snapped Friday night after falling to Folsom, 55-50.The Miners (16-8, 5-4 SFL) trailed the league leading …

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In the wake of the week: Miner uprising and Big John’s big moment (2)

February 5, 2016 — 

Winners of only two games in the Sierra Foothill League over the last two seasons, Nevada Union’s boys basketball team has run off five straight. Wednesday’s 77-61 drubbing of Granite …

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PREP ROUNDUP: Bear River boys fall to Center, Lady Bruins beat Center (3)

February 5, 2016 — 

The Bear River boys basketball team couldn’t hold onto a halftime lead against Center Thursday, falling to the Cougars, 66-57, in Pioneer Valley League play.After the Bruins took a 27-26 …

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Suburban Propane’s Player of the Week: Peter McDowell (4)

February 5, 2016 — 

Racing giant slalom at Alpine Meadows, Nevada Union alpine skier Peter McDowell carved out a first place finish, clocking a two-race combined time of 1:06.46, which was a full second …

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PREP WRESTLING: Bear River wins by forfeit, puts on show for Senior Night (5)

February 4, 2016 — 

The show must go on.A forfeit by Colfax Thursday, Bear River’s Senior Night, gave the Bruins’ wrestling team a victory, but the mats were still rolled out for a memorable …

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YOUTH WRESTLING: Whether he’s racing or wrestling Spillner Jr. finds success (6)

February 4, 2016 — 

When Justus Spillner Jr. was 5 years old he was tearing up the race track as quarter midget driver and earning trophies almost as big as he was.At 6 years …

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PREP ROUNDUP: Forest Lake Christian boys fall to Sac Waldorf in OT (7)

February 3, 2016 — 

The Forest Lake Christian boys basketball team came up just short of upsetting Central Valley California League leader Sac Waldorf Tuesday night, falling in overtime, 56-54.After holding a 30-18 halftime …

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PREP BASKETBALL: Nevada Union tops Granite Bay, wins 5th straight SFL game (8)

February 3, 2016 — 

The Nevada Union boys basketball team made it five straight Sierra Foothill League victories after beating the visiting Granite Bay Grizzlies, 77-61, in front of a boisterous crowd at Albert …

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YOUTH BASEBALL: Gold Country Bears rise to occasion, win All World Outlaws tourney championship (9)

February 3, 2016 — 

As a coach of youth athletes, there are a myriad of moments that bring to you a sense of pride in your players. You have your singular moments when players …

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PREP BASKETBALL: Bear River tops Colfax, sweeps season series (10)

February 2, 2016 — 

Last time the Bear River Bruins and Colfax Falcons linked up on the basketball court it took three overtimes to decide a winner. Tuesday at Bear River the game only …

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PREP BASKETBALL: Nevada Union and Granite Bay to meet in critical SFL matchup (11)

February 2, 2016 — 

The Nevada Union boys basketball team has had its sights set on making the playoffs since day one of the 2015-16 season.“These kids want to win in the (Sierra Foothill …

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ALPINE SKI: Nevada Union girls team takes first, McDowell places first individually for boys (12)

February 2, 2016 — 

With bright blue skies above and snow with depth beneath the Nevada Union alpine ski team had another strong day on the slopes Monday.Racing giant slalom at Alpine Meadows, Nevada …

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REC SPORTS: Team Brooke brings home flag football title (13)

February 1, 2016 — 

Amid scattered showers and on a mucky field at Western Gateway Park, Team Brooke powered past the Ballers, 46-21, to win the Nevada County Adult Sports Association’s winter flag football …

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ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: NU alumnus Virva shines on Senior Day (14)

February 1, 2016 — 

Competing at his home pool for the last time as a member of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas swim team Dillon Virva, a 2012 Nevada Union graduate, turned in …

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PREP BASKETBALL: Rivals Bear River and Colfax set for yet another league clash (15)

February 1, 2016 — 

It has been said that a rivalry isn’t hate, it is a partnership in disguise. If you want to give it your all and be your best you need a …

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ADAMS: Scott gets last laugh after NHL All Star Game (16)

February 1, 2016 — 

I wonder what CBC’s Don Cherry thinks now? He is the anchor of the infamous “Hockey Night in Canada” intermission show viewed every Saturday throughout Canada.You see, he labeled the …

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YOUTH SPORTS: Jr. Miners cheerleaders win Jamz national title (17)

January 29, 2016 — 

The Nevada Union Jr. Miners Jr. Pee Wee and Midget cheerleaders traveled to Las Vegas for the 2016 JAMZ Nationals Cheer competition last weekend.The Jr. Miners’ two cheer squads have …

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RENSLOW: Playing within the rules (18)

January 29, 2016 — 

Anchors away! Regardless of where one falls in the debate (which has been argued prior to 2013 when the USGA announced the change), playing within the rules now means that …

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ADAMS: Two steps forward, one step back (19)

January 29, 2016 — 

Editor’s note: ‘In the wake of the week,’ written by sports columnist Jim Adams, is a new addition to The Union sports pages that will appear every Saturday. The weekly …

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PREP ROUNDUP: Nevada Union boys basketball beats Oak Ridge, extends SFL win streak to four (20)

January 29, 2016 — 

The Nevada Union boys basketball team made it four straight wins in Sierra Foothill League play Friday, going on the road to top Oak Ridge, 45-41.The Miners led for much …

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