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Renslow: Every day is Earth Day on the links (1)

April 24, 2015 — 

For many golfers, every day is ‘earth day.’ Officially, Earth Day was Wednesday. Of course, not a recognized holiday (although a good enough excuse for an outdoor party with some …

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Local runners experience Boston Marathon (2)

April 24, 2015 — 

Alex Danner has approximately 25 marathons under his belt, but none of them compared to what he experienced Monday. Danner competed in the 119th annual Boston Marathon.“When you run (a …

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BOWLING: Pine Street Burgers rolls to 2nd straight championship (3)

April 24, 2015 — 

The Pine Street Burgers bowling team continues to knock down pins and opponents.The rollers from Pine Street Burgers recently won the Men’s Monday Night League at Prosperity Lanes, securing their …

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Nevada Union baseball team to host Little League Day May 4 (4)

April 24, 2015 — 

On May 4, Nevada Union’s baseball team will host Little League day when they take on Rocklin. Little Leaguers are encouraged to wear their uniforms and attend the game. Each …

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NCASA registration open for basketball, volleyball (5)

April 24, 2015 — 

The Nevada County Adult Sports Association is gearing up for the summer season, which will include basketball and 4-on-4 volleyball.Registration is currently open for both sports.The summer basketball league will …

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DIVING: Nevada Union divers look to continue area dominance (6)

April 24, 2015 — 

To be an elite diver one must posses great strength, body control, grace and fearlessness.Nevada Union’s Mikaela Lujan possesses those traits in abundance. “She probably goes just as high as …

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Nevada Union to celebrate past year in sports (7)

April 24, 2015 — 

The inaugural Nevada Union Athletics Affair is set for May 16 at the Nevada City Elks Lodge.The event has the goal of celebrating the Miners’ excellence in sports and raising …

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Suburban Propane’s Player of the Week: Fayth Woodward (8)

April 24, 2015 — 

Fayth Woodward, a senior at Nevada Union, won the United States Girls Wrestling Association National Championship in the 121-pound weight class April 18. Woodward pinned all three of her opponents …

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PREP ROUNDUP: Bear River softball slips past Center for 5th straight league win (9)

April 24, 2015 — 

Bear River’s softball team is rolling after a 1-0 victory over Center Friday, giving the Lady Bruins their fifth straight Pioneer Valley League victory.Junior pitcher Nerissa Long pitched a complete …

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Heading to the beach (10)

April 23, 2015 — 

Darin Driscoll, Steve Hollinger, Dylan Murty and Dave Rivenes recently punched their tickets to Pebble Beach and the annual Northern California Golf Association’s North Valley Zone Championship Golf Tournament to …

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Local team sweeps American River Classic (11)

April 23, 2015 — 

Ann Marie Barnett and her steed MM Woodrow won the 41st running of the American River Classic Endurance Ride Saturday. In addition to having the fastest overall time, the pair …

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Nevada Union notches several top-10 finishes at Del Oro Invitational (12)

April 23, 2015 — 

The Miners took home some hardware from the Del Oro Invitational April 17, where 33 teams competed. Making the top-10 for NU in varsity competition was Erika Wolf, who placed …

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PREP ROUNDUP: Bear River softball wins 4th straight in PVL, beats Colfax (13)

April 22, 2015 — 

Bear River’s softball team notched its fourth straight Pioneer Valley League win Wednesday, topping Colfax, 9-1, on the road.The Lady Bruins (14-6, 4-1 PVL) tallied 14 hits in the win, …

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PREP VOLLEYBALL: Bear River overcomes sloppy start, beats Capital Christian (video) (14)

April 22, 2015 — 

Lacking its usual intensity and dominating flair, the Bear River boys volleyball team overcame some hurdles to pull out a victory over Capital Christian Wednesday night at Jack R. McCrory …

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REC VOLLEYBALL: Pandemonium wins NCASA women’s volleyball title (15)

April 22, 2015 — 

Pandemonium reigned at the Grass Valley Veterans Building Sunday night as the Nevada County Adult Sports Association crowned its newest women’s volleyball champions.The second-seeded Pandemonium came through the loser’s bracket, …

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Nevada Union’s Fayth Woodward pins down USGWA national championship (16)

April 22, 2015 — 

Less than a year ago Fayth Woodward made the decision to try something new.The high school senior had never wrestled before, but the sport interested her, so she gave it …

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Nevada Union hosts Granite Bay in critical league bout (17)

April 22, 2015 — 

Two of the top boys volleyball teams in the state will face off in Albert Ali Gymnasium today as the Nevada Union Miners host Sierra Foothill league nemesis Granite Bay …

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PREP ROUNDUP: Rocklin softball rips Nevada Union (18)

April 21, 2015 — 

Nevada Union’s softball team went hit for hit with Rocklin Tuesday. The only problem was the Thunder plated most their runners and the Lady Miners left theirs stranded.In the end, …

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REC VOLLEYBALL: ABC Sharpening cuts through Ridge Runners for NCASA volleyball title (19)

April 21, 2015 — 

In a show of strength and determination, ABC Sharpening battled through the losers bracket to claim the Nevada County Adult Sports Association Winter League co-ed volleyball championship last week at …

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PREP BASEBALL: Colfax tops Bear River to grab edge in playoff race (20)

April 21, 2015 — 

The climb toward a playoff berth just got a little steeper for the Bear River baseball team and a little bit easier for Colfax.The Falcons soared past the rival Bruins, …

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