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PREP ROUNDUP: Bear River baseball blasts Colfax in PVL finale (1)

May 5, 2016 — 

The Bear River baseball team ended their Pioneer Valley League slate with a resounding 17-6 victory over league foe Colfax Thursday.Justin Leonard earned the win from the bump, throwing six …

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PREP BASEBALL: Rubio throws no-hitter as Forest Lake Christian clinches playoff spot (2)

May 5, 2016 — 

With a playoff spot on the line, Falcons pitcher Mikey Rubio was at his best.Rubio, a senior on the Forest Lake Christian’s baseball team, battled through the rain and tossed …

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Registration open for annual Nevada Union Football Golf Tournament. (3)

May 5, 2016 — 

Golfers are wanted for the annual Nevada Union Football Golf Tournament.This year’s event will take place June 25 at Dark Horse Golf Course. Registration costs are $100 per golfer. Participants …

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RUNNING: 30th Spring Run rolls through Nevada City (4)

May 5, 2016 — 

The longest running foot race in Nevada County, the Spring Run 5K/10K, celebrated its 30th anniversary last Saturday with more than 100 participants traversing the Nevada City course.Leading the pack …

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PREP ROUNDUP: Bear River’s Koerber throws 2nd perfect game (5)

May 4, 2016 — 

Bear River softball pitcher Arielle Koerber notched her second perfect game of the season Wednesday as the Lady Bruins blasted Pioneer Valley League foe Foothill, 15-0.Koerber threw five innings before …

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PREP VOLLEYBALL: Bear River cruises past Capital Christian on Senior Night (6)

May 4, 2016 — 

Finishing the regular season strong, the Bear River boys volleyball team rose up to the challenge and notched a dominating win in front of its home crowd on Senior Night.The …

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Registration open for Miner basketball camp (7)

May 4, 2016 — 

Registration is open for the Miner Basketball Camp set for June 13-16.The camp emphasizes balance, footwork, shooting skills and teamwork. The camp also includes individual instruction and personal evaluations.The camp …

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YOUTH VOLLEYBALL: Mount Saint Mary’s Academy soars to 6th straight undefeated season (8)

May 4, 2016 — 

The Mount Saint Mary’s Academy girls volleyball program recently concluded another stellar season. Both the seventh and eight grade teams went undefeated and won the end of the season tournament. …

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LITTLE LEAGUE: Austin Ellis provides big time pop at young age (9)

May 4, 2016 — 

Austin Ellis, a Grass Valley Little Leaguer playing for the AAA Red Sox, proved early on this season that big things can come from small packages. Ellis, a third grader …

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YOUTH LACROSSE: Stampede varsity, JV and U15 teams all earn weekend wins (10)

May 3, 2016 — 

The Gold Country Stampede Varsity Lacrosse Team furthered there chances for an undefeated regular season with a win over a tough divisional opponent in Sierra Foothills. The Stampede were victorious …

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PREP ROUNDUP: Bear River girls swim team wins PVL title (11)

May 3, 2016 — 

Bear River’s girls swim team left the competition in its wake Saturday at the Pioneer Valley league Championships, winning eight events and claiming the league title.The girls team tallied 581 …

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ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: NU alumnus Lowe earns All-Atlantic 10 honors (12)

May 2, 2016 — 

Logan Lowe, a 2015 Nevada Union graduate and member of the George Washington University golf team recently competed against the best his conference has to offer at the Atlantic 10 …

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CARVILLE: Gluteology - The study of back and knee pain (13)

May 2, 2016 — 

You probably never heard of the word, ‘Gluteology,’ because it is my made-up word for the study (ology) of the complex muscle group (gluteus) which comprises your ‘butt.’If you suffer …

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Miners dig in vs. 49ers for fundraiser basketball game at Albert Ali Gymnasium (14)

May 1, 2016 — 

Despite the regular season being long over for the Nevada Union basketball teams, there was one game left to be played. The Miners took on past and present members of …

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RENSLOW: Every day is Earth Day (15)

April 29, 2016 — 

For many golfers, every day is ‘Earth Day.’Officially, Earth Day took place last week. Of course, not a recognized holiday (although a good enough excuse for an outdoor party with …

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IN THE WAKE OF THE WEEK: Warriors, Sharks advance but questions loom (16)

April 29, 2016 — 

Fans in Houston are left wondering what is next for their ailing squad. The Warriors take game four by 27 points and game five by a whopping 33. Rockets show …

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PREP ROUNDUP: Bear River softball rallies late, tops Lincoln (17)

April 29, 2016 — 

The Bear River softball team remains unbeaten in Pioneer Valley League play after topping Lincoln, 3-2, Friday at Bear River.The Lady Bruins trailed 2-1 heading into their final at bat, …

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PREP MOUNTAIN BIKING: Nevada Union Miners rise above challenges at Petaluma (18)

April 29, 2016 — 

Sunny and beautiful Petaluma welcomed the Nevada Union Miners mountain bike team to their fourth race this past weekend. Home to the NorCal High School Mountain Cycling headquarters, Petaluma’s rolling …

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Suburban Propane’s Player of the Week: Nerissa Eason (19)

April 29, 2016 — 

Bear River softball pitcher Nerissa Eason was dominant from the circle this week, earning three wins in three attempts against Pioneer Valley League opponents. Eason started the week by throwing …

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PREP BASEBALL: Bear River drops series finale against Placer (20)

April 28, 2016 — 

After a thrilling come-from-behind road victory over Placer on Tuesday, The Bear River Bruins had little roar left on Thursday as they fell to the Hillmen, 5-0, at home.“This was …

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