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AUTO RACING: Erickson wins big, Deegan thrills crowd in Roseville

June 17, 2018 — Matt Erickson is going home $5,000 richer after his dramatic win in the Cooks Collision 100 Late Model feature race at All American Speedway Saturday, on a night that marked the return of racing to Roseville. The evening was capped off by a wild first-ever

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GET INTO GOLF: US Open, Father’s Day and the Shinnecock Hills grind

June 15, 2018 — Certain holidays have ties to specific events. Some have no practical relationship, yet have become intertwined through time or tradition. Annually, the car race known as the Indianapolis 500 takes place over the Memorial Day weekend. Car racing does not seem to have a specific

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AUTO RACING: Racing returns to Roseville with kickoff event at All American Speedway

June 14, 2018 — Racing is returning to Roseville in a big way, with a major kickoff event at All American Speedway on Saturday that will feature all local divisions in action, along with one type of race never seen before on the 1/3 mile oval at @the Grounds.

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REC BASKETBALL: Young School comes up big in final moments, wins C League Championship

June 14, 2018 — In a hard-fought championship bout that came down to the final seconds, it was Young School edging Pickle Ricks, 66-64, to win the Nevada County Adult Sports Association's Spring C League Basketball title. With the game knotted at 64-64 in the final moments, Young School

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MASTERS TRACK & FIELD: Sierra Gold shines in San Mateo

June 13, 2018 — With a dominant group effort the Sierra Gold masters track and field squad claimed first place as a team in both the men's and women's competition at the USATF Pacific Masters Track and Field Championships held Sunday at the College of San Mateo. The 25

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REC BASKETBALL: Bad Boyz claim B1 Championship

June 13, 2018 — With the Nevada County Adult Sports Association's Spring B1 League Basketball Championship on the line, it was the Bad Boyz rising above CST, to claim the local rec-league title. Leading the No. 2 seed Bad Boyz was Trevor Wade with 13 points, and Casey Lee

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LITTLE LEAGUE: Penn Valley Cougars headed to TOCs

June 13, 2018 — After a strong run through regular season, the Cougars will be representing Penn Valley Little League at the District 11 Minor Division Tournament of Champions. The tournament will feature the top Minor Division teams from all 11 Little Leagues in the district. The Penn Valley

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REC BASKETBALL: Mitzel Painting rolls to B2 championship

June 12, 2018 — With a balanced attack Mitzel Painting powered past the Good Boyz, 69-40, to win the Nevada County Adult Sports Association's Spring B2 League Basketball Championship. Competing at the Grass Valley Veterans Building, No. 2 seed Mitzel Painting had four players in double figures, led by

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PREP VOLLEYBALL: Miners help North win Optimist All Star Game

June 12, 2018 — Nevada Union was well represented at last week's Optimist All-Star Volleyball Game as four Miners participated in the end of season showcase. Miners Nick Ashbaugh, Sam Hales, Tanner Quiggle and Ibrahim Torkman all played for the North team, which was led by NU head coach

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Registration open for softball summer season

June 11, 2018 — There is still time to sign up for the Western Nevada County Slow-pitch Softball Association's summer season. The league includes men's, women's and coed leagues. To register a team visit http://www.wncssa.com. For more information contact Trevor (men's league president) at 530-913-2815, Shannon (women's league president)

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ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Nevada Union grad Josh Roenicke continues baseball journey in Taiwan

June 11, 2018 — The life of a pro baseball player is one that logs many miles and takes those who are fortunate enough to live it all over the country and beyond. Journeyman pitcher Josh Roenicke knows that life well. The 2001 Nevada Union graduate has been playing

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LITTLE LEAGUE: Grass Valley Pirates sail to undefeated season

June 11, 2018 — With an undefeated run through league play the Pirates claimed first place in the Grass Valley Little League Major Division (10-12 year olds). The Pirates went 17-0 on the season and will now prepare for the District 11 Tournament of Champions where they will face

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AUTO RACING: Rossi weaves way to 3rd in Texas

June 11, 2018 — Nevada City native Alexander Rossi continued his solid 2018 campaign with a third place finish in last night's 248-lap race at Texas Motor Speedway. He moves back into second place in the Verizon IndyCar Series Championship standings. The Andretti Autosport fleet was ready to spoil

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DUB DYNASTY: Warriors sweep Cavaliers, win 3rd championship in 4 years

June 8, 2018 — CLEVELAND — Golden State. Golden still. Stephen Curry scored 37 points, NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant added 20 and a triple-double and the Warriors stamped themselves a dynasty after winning their second straight title and third in four years Friday night, 108-85 over the Cleveland

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GET INTO GOLF: Father’s Day gifts for the avid golfer in your life

June 8, 2018 — There are still seven shopping days left before Father's Day. Just enough time to find the perfect gift for the avid golfer in your life. Or, if someone near you needs a not-so-subtle hint, there is still time to place this column in front of

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IN THE WAKE OF THE WEEK: Bumgarner returns; JR Smith becomes fan favorite

June 8, 2018 — BUMGARNER IS BACK: The San Francisco Giants set a goal to be at .500 once Madison Bumgarner returned. Well, they hit that target on Tuesday night when Bumgarner came back after a broken pinkie finger during a spring training outing. He goes six strong innings,

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Registration open for annual NCCC Junior Golf Clinic

June 8, 2018 — Registration is now open for the 22nd annual Nevada County Country Club Junior Golf Clinic. The popular event for boys and girls, ages 7-14, will be held June 19-21. The cost is $40 for all three days. Hours are 12:30-3:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and

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PREP SPORTS: Nevada Union’s Greta Kramer, Bear River’s Luke Baggett named The Union’s 2017-18 Prep Athletes of the Year

June 7, 2018 — A tireless work ethic, an unquenchable drive to win, the ability to lead and an abundance of physical talent and skill — these are all defining characters of elite athletes. The Union's 2017-18 Prep Athletes of the Year displayed those qualities and more as they

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COMMUNITY: Athletes run, bike and swim to honor Craig Zetterberg, support NU programs

June 6, 2018 — Athletes braved Sunday's heat at the Zett's Tri, raising funds to support several Nevada Union programs including Nordic Ski, Adaptive PE and the Craig Zetterberg Scholarship, honoring the much loved coach and teacher. The fourth annual sprint triathlon had racers running 2 miles, biking 6

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AUTO RACING: Rossi discusses up and down weekend at Belle Isle Park

June 5, 2018 — The Detroit Grand Prix is IndyCar's only doubleheader weekend, directly following the Indianapolis 500 and a grueling 'month of May' for teams and drivers. With an up and down weekend in the Motor City, Alexander Rossi remains third in the Championship standings. The doubleheader on

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