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TRACK AND FIELD: Sierra Gold runs down indoor national titles

March 19, 2019 — Sierra Gold continues to prove it is one of the top Masters track and field teams in the nation. The local team had eight athletes head to Winston-Salem, North Carolina in early March to compete at the USATF Masters Indoor National Championships, where they tallied

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AUTO RACING: Sweet looks to continue Series’ streak of first-time winners this season

March 18, 2019 — CONCORD, N.C. – Five different tracks. Six different winners. It's the early story to the World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series' season, and that story has a good chance of continuing Friday at Ocean Speedway and Saturday at Placerville Speedway. The Series'

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ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Lowe rallies down the stretch to win Bash at the Beach

March 18, 2019 — Logan Lowe earned his fourth collegiate title last week, claiming a share the Bash at the Beach Invitational Championship in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Lowe, a 2015 Nevada Union graduate and senior on the George Washington University golf team, started the tourney at the Surf

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Moule Paint and Glass’ Player of the Week: Will Sumner

March 15, 2019 — Will Sumner, a 2014 Nevada Union grad and senior wrestler for the Utah Valley University Wolverines, punched his ticket to the NCAA National Championships after placing fourth in the 184-pound weight class at the Big 12 Championships over the weekend. Sumner, who is ranked No.

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PREP ROUNDUP: Nevada Union baseball tops River Valley; Lady Miners softball splits doubleheader with Las Plumas

March 15, 2019 — Nevada Union's baseball team made it three wins in a row after knocking off River Valley, 9-5, Thursday. Playing on their home diamond, the Miners jumped out to a 7-0 advantage after two innings and added runs in the fourth and sixth innings to put

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PREP TENNIS: Bear River edges Center in PVL opener

March 15, 2019 — Bear River's tennis team opened the Pioneer Valley League season with a win against longtime rival Center, 5-4, on Tuesday. Keys to the win came from both girls singles players. Girls No. 1 Sophia Christen, a freshman, won her match 6-2, 6-1 while girls No.

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IN THE WAKE OF THE WEEK: A truly courageous moment

March 15, 2019 — TRUE COURAGE: Jamie Baker is a National Hockey League veteran and color commentator for the San Jose Sharks. Last season he had to take two leaves of absence for personal reasons. There was speculation, but most hoped his situation would simply improve. On Tuesday night

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GET INTO GOLF: No two courses are the same

March 15, 2019 — All Regulation golf courses have 18 holes. They all have fairways and greens. In these United States, you will also see trees and most likely ponds or lakes or streams. Although, no two courses are the same. Some are very plain, with no sense of

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PREP BASEBALL: Nevada Union tops Woodland in extras

March 14, 2019 — Nevada Union's baseball team needed extra innings to get it done but, with an RBI walk in the top of the ninth, the Miners pulled out a 4-3 road victory over the Woodland Wolves Wednesday. With the non-league bout knotted at three apiece in the

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PREP SOFTBALL: Nevada Union opens season with win over Colfax

March 13, 2019 — After several early season rain outs, Nevada Union's softball team finally opened the 2019 season Tuesday. Behind a strong effort from freshman pitcher Makena Hayden and just enough offense, the Lady Miners earned a 4-3 home victory over non-league foe Colfax. Hayden was solid from

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PREP SKIING: Miners wrap ski season with top-10 finishes at State Championships

March 13, 2019 — An abundance of wet weather wreaked havoc on the high school alpine ski season, making for less than ideal racing conditions, causing several cancellations and even forcing an abbreviated State Championship competition. But, none of that dampened the spirit of the Nevada Union ski team

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AUTO RACING: California drivers eager to race at Silver Dollar Speedway, Stockton Dirt Track

March 12, 2019 — CONCORD, N.C. – California natives conquered the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series' tour through the Golden State last year and are hoping to repeat that success going into this weekend's races at Silver Dollar Speedway and the Stockton Dirt Track. Grass

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PREP BASEBALL: Nevada Union tops Carson for 1st win of season

March 11, 2019 — Nevada Union's baseball team notched its first win of the season, topping the Carson Senators, 9-4, in non-league play Saturday at Damonte High School in Reno. The Miners notched nine hits coming from six different players en route to the victory. Leading the way was

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ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Nevada Union grad Will Sumner pins down spot at NCAA Championships

March 11, 2019 — Early on in the wrestling season Will Sumner was already turning heads with strong performances on the mat. The 2014 Nevada Union graduate was nationally ranked for the first time in his college career and said he was excited to see what he could accomplish

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AUTO RACING: Rossi keeps it safe, brings home points

March 11, 2019 — The first race of the season is in the books and Alexander Rossi led the Andretti Autosport team with a fifth place finish in the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Rossi ran a clean, steady race on the 14-turn, 1.8-mile temporary street course, leading

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GET INTO GOLF: Help me help you

March 8, 2019 — Get Into Golf has been part of the community for several years. Today, after hundreds of interesting topics and answers to your questions, let's take it back to the origin or our conversations. Participants around the globe embrace the game of golf and come to

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AUTO RACING: After finishing 2nd a year ago, Rossi is back in driver’s seat for 2019 IndyCar season

March 8, 2019 — Over the past three years Alexander Rossi has emerged as one of the most consistent and successful drivers on the IndyCar circuit. Since joining the series in 2016, the 27-year old Nevada City native has already notched 30 top-10 finishes, 17 top-fives, he's won four

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Moule Paint and Glass’ Player of the Week: Amber Jackson

March 8, 2019 — Forest Lake Christian's Amber Jackson was instrumental in the Lady Falcons' run to the NorCal Division VI tourney championship game. The junior guard scored 22 points and notched five steals in FLC's 48-47 semifinal win over No. 1 Redding Christian last Saturday. Jackson, the Central

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IN THE WAKE OF THE WEEK: Warriors’ woes continue; Kings fading in playoff race

March 8, 2019 — WARRIORS UNRAVELING: It was the debacle at Oracle that left many wondering if Golden State even begins to have what it takes to make it to the Finals for a fifth straight year. With no Klay Thompson (as if that was an excuse), the Warriors

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MOUNTAIN BIKING: Youth Cyclists of Nevada County wins national award

March 8, 2019 — Eleven years after its founding, Youth Bicyclists of Nevada County has won a national award as USA Cycling's 2018 Mountain Bike Club of the Year. Dedicated to getting more kids on bikes, Youth Bicyclists of Nevada County (or YBONC) is a non-profit organization founded by

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