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ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Bear River grad Zach Welz, TSU set for NCAA tourney (1)

May 25, 2015 — 

Zach Welz, a 2011 Bear River graduate, and the Texas Southern University baseball team found out its next postseason opponent Sunday when the 2015 NCAA Baseball Tournament brackets were released.The …

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TRACK & FIELD: Bear River’s Higley, McShane claim D-IV titles; Nevada Union’s Wolf takes third at D-I meet (2)

May 22, 2015 — 

Bear River’s Jason McShane and Erica Higley are Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV-V track and field champions after claiming first place in their respective events Thursday at Cal State Stanislaus.Higley, a …

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SWIM & DIVE: Nevada Union diver Lujan earns 2nd at state. Bear River’s Anderson into swim finals (3)

May 22, 2015 — 

Nevada Union diver Mikaela Lujan competed for the last time as a member of the Nevada Union dive team Friday. It was only fitting it was the biggest stage California …

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RENSLOW: The inches between the ears (4)

May 22, 2015 — 

Before you read anymore of this column, go get that album, CD, cassette tape, 8-track, or iTunes song with Stevie Wonder singing ‘Superstition.’ Can you hear it? “Very superstitious, writings …

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AUTO RACING: Mel Hall Memorial race set for Saturday (5)

May 22, 2015 — 

Marysville – Tonight, Marysville Raceway is proud to host the 16th Annual Mel Hall Memorial. This year’s sprint car spectacular will coincide with the traveling California Civil War Sprint Car …

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Suburban Propane’s Player of the Week: Mikaela Lujan (6)

May 22, 2015 — 

Nevada Union senior diver Mikaela Lujan concluded her high school diving career Friday by finishing second at the CIF Diving State Championships in Clovis. Lujan’s score of 492.85 at the …

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DIVING: Nevada Union’s Lujan to battle it out at state championships (7)

May 21, 2015 — 

Grace, strength and fearless determination has led Nevada Union diver Mikaela Lujan to the pinnacle of her high school diving career.Lujan, a senior bound for the University of South Carolina, …

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GYMNASTICS: Gold Country gymnasts shine at Angelfire invite, earn bids to state championships (8)

May 21, 2015 — 

The Gold Country girls USAIGC gymnastics team shined last weekend at the Angelfire IGC Invitational in Van Nuys.In the Gold Level (10-12 years old) Kylie Lamb finished second in the …

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Community: Local women’s soccer team shines at Valley Cup (9)

May 20, 2015 — 

A team of women soccer players from Samba Sports Arena in Grass Valley had a dominating performance at the 34th annual Valley Cup Tournament last weekend, going 3-0 to win …

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TRACK & FIELD: Local prep athletes battle it out at divisional meets (10)

May 20, 2015 — 

The Sac-Joaquin Section Divisional meets are underway this week as local athletes look to represent their school proudly and attempt to earn their way into the Masters Meet.In the D-I …

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PREP SPORTS: Nevada Union fills 3 varsity coaching vacancies (11)

May 20, 2015 — 

The Nevada Union athletic department recently filled several coaching vacancies with Chrys Dudek taking over the varsity girls volleyball team, Jennifer Crill stepping into run the varsity girls basketball team …

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PREP VOLLEYBALL: Bear River ousted by Rio Americano (12)

May 19, 2015 — 

Confidence wasn’t enough to overcome the storm that capsized the Bruins’ season Tuesday night.The Bear River boys volleyball team’s playoff hopes flickered out as No. 1 seed Rio Americano proved …

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Can’t stop the Stampede: Gold Country JV claims NorCal lacrosse title (13)

May 19, 2015 — 

The Gold Country Stampede’s junior varsity team barreled into the playoffs, trampling all that got in its way until it had reached its destination — the Northern California Junior Lacrosse …

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Playing for Anna: Lady Falcons play championship game with heavy hearts (14)

May 18, 2015 — 

It was last Wednesday, the Forest Lake Christian’s girls soccer team won a Sac-Joaquin Section D-VII semifinal game, 2-0, over Western Sierra, earning its way into the championship game for …

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PREP VOLLEYBALL: Bear River to battle Rio Americano in section semifinals (15)

May 18, 2015 — 

Coming off an impressive straight set sweep over Burbank in the opening round of the Sac-Joaquin D-II boys volleyball playoffs, No. 5 seed Bear River now has its sights set …

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PREP TRACK & FIELD: Eleven Nevada Union athletes earn bids to D-I championships (16)

May 18, 2015 — 

The Nevada Union track and field team wrapped up the regular season last week at the Sierra Foothill League Championship, Friday in Loomis, qualifying 11 athletes into post season competition.Varsity …

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RENSLOW: Behind the wheel etiquette (17)

May 15, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: This Get into Golf originally ran in 2009.The game of golf is unique in many ways. We can choose to spend some quality time with friends or we …

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PREP SOFTBALL: Bear River falls to Ripon, ousted from playoffs (18)

May 15, 2015 — 

The Bear River softball team had its season come to a conclusion Friday night after falling to Ripon, 4-2, in the Sac-Joaquin Section D-V semifinals.The No. 2 seeded Lady Bruins …

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PREP SPORTS: Local athletes recognized by leagues for stellar seasons (19)

May 15, 2015 — 

The season may not have ended the way Nevada Union’s boys volleyball team had hoped, falling in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section D-I playoffs Thursday, but there is …

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ALUMNI: Nevada Union alumnus Pettinato signs with Houston Texans (20)

May 15, 2015 — 

Former Nevada Union and University of Arizona football standout Dan Pettinato is trying to make his way at the next level, recently signing with the Houston Texans as a undrafted …

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