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PREP FOOTBALL: Miners shutout Fairfield for 3rd win in a row (PHOTO GALLERY/VIDEO)

September 22, 2018 — In Nevada Union's bouts with Napa and River City, it was the offense that powered the Miners to victory. On a brisk Friday night in Fairfield, it was the defense's time to shine. The Miners put forth a dominant effort on the defensive side of

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PREP ROUNDUP: Nevada Union tennis tops Oakmont; Bear River golf remains unbeaten in league play

September 22, 2018 — The Lady Miners tennis team improved to 2-0 in Foothill Valley League play after a dominating home victory over Oakmont, 8-1, Thursday. Nevada Union swept the individual matches, winning all six one-on-one bouts, in straight sets. Leading the way for the Lady Miners was Eliza

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GET INTO GOLF: Getting a grip on the PGA Tour playoff format

September 22, 2018 — After last week's break, the PGA Tour playoffs and the FedEx Cup are back in action at the East Lake Golf Course in Atlanta, Georgia. If you recall, following the Tour's final regular point event a month ago, the top 125 players qualified for the

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Moule Paint and Glass’ Player of the Week: Garrett Gough

September 22, 2018 — Nevada Union distance runner Garrett Gough dominated at the Nevada Union Cross Country Invitational, winning the boys varsity race and setting a course record with a time of 15 minutes, 30 seconds. Gough's time on the 3-mile course was 14 seconds faster than the previous

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REC SOFTBALL: Snipers take down 2018 Championship

September 22, 2018 — With strong defense and timely hitting, the Snipers swept through the Ken Harper's Masters (40-and-over) Softball Tournament to claim the 2018 championship. The Snipers came into the tourney as the No. 2 seed and went 3-0, including a 9-4 victory over the top-seeded Mavericks in

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Friday Night Football: Nevada Union at Fairfield (LIVE COVERAGE)

September 21, 2018 — Prep Football moves into week 6 tonight with the Nevada Union Miners on the road against Fairfield. The Miners are now 2-2 overall with one more non-league game left before Foothill Valley League play kicks off. The Bear River Bruins (5-0) have a bye this week

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PREP ROUNDUP: NU girls cross country wins 1st league meet, boys take 3rd

September 20, 2018 — In their first ever Foothill Valley League meet, the harriers from Nevada Union put forth a strong effort, earning multiple top-10 finishes individually and taking first place as a team in the girls race. Competing on their home course at Nevada Union, the Lady Miners

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PREP FOOTBALL: Miners travel to Fairfield for final non-league bout

September 20, 2018 — After struggling through the first couple weeks of the season, the Miners have pieced together two big wins and will look to keep things rolling when they travel to face the Fairfield Falcons today. Nevada Union comes into its final non-league game of the season

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ROWING: Accomplished rower looks to share sport he loves with others

September 20, 2018 — Landon Carter has been rowing at an elite level for decades, competing all over the world and collecting a myriad of medals along the way. "I like the pleasure of the sport," Carter said. "I like the talent of the sport. I like that it

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PREP ROUNDUP: Nevada Union tennis tops Placer in league opener; Bear River golf remains unbeaten in PVL play

September 19, 2018 — Nevada Union's girls tennis team opened Foothill Valley League play with a 6-3 road victory over Placer Tuesday. Leading the Lady Miners was Eliza Hales, who earned a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Placer's top player Emily Osborne in the No. 1 singles match. Nevada Union's

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SENIOR SOFTBALL: Tuff Grass claims Gold Country Senior Softball Tourney Championship

September 19, 2018 — After nearly six months of competition, 30 regular season games and a double elimination tournament, the Gold Country Senior Softball Association was finally able to crown Tuff Grass its 2018 champs. Tuff Grass battled its way to a 21-9 regular season record to earn the

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AIR RACES: Tight races at incredible speeds highlight 55th annual Reno National Championships

September 18, 2018 — The 55th annual Reno STIHL National Championship Air Races concluded five days of competition Sunday with Gold Championships in six exciting classes of racing. In the AT-6 Class of unmodified World War II trainers, defending champion, John Lohmar of Dallas, Texas flew his "Radical Velocity"

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PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bruins maul Marysville in PVL opener; Lady Miners fall at Placer

September 18, 2018 — Bear River's girls volleyball team opened Pioneer Valley League play on a strong note, topping Marysville in straight sets, 25-12, 25-12, 25-20, at Jack R. McCrory Gymnasium Monday. Leading the Lady Bruins attack was senior outside hitter Callie Bickmore with a team-high 14 kills. Sophomore

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PREP WATER POLO: Miners off to solid start as league play nears

September 17, 2018 — Nevada Union's boys water polo team is off to a solid start to the 2018 season. The Miners put forth a strong showing at the Roddy Svendson Tournament in Merced over the weekend. They went 3-1 at the tourney, earning wins over Tokay, 12-1, Atwater,

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ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Houlihan’s INT helps American River top San Mateo

September 17, 2018 — Justin Houlihan, a 2018 Nevada Union graduate, and the American River College Beavers won a thrilling football game against College of San Mateo Saturday. Houlihan, a freshman linebacker, came through with a big interception in the fourth quarter, which set up his team in good

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PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Garrett Gough dominates at Nevada Union Invitational, sets course record

September 17, 2018 — Garrett Gough shined on his home course Saturday, breaking a 10-year-old record and dominating the boys varsity race at the Nevada Union Cross Country Invitational Saturday. Competing against a field of 170 other runners, Gough took first place and set a new standard on the

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AUTO RACING: Rossi takes 7th at Sonoma, finishes 2nd in points race

September 16, 2018 — SONOMA — It wasn't the start to the race, or finish to the season, Alexander Rossi was hoping for. With the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship on the line, Rossi started sixth at the Grand Prix of Sonoma, but ran into trouble in the opening

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PREP FOOTBALL: Miners rip through River City for 2nd straight win (VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY)

September 15, 2018 — WEST SACRAMENTO — With a potent ground attack led by Dawson Fay and a strong defensive effort, the Nevada Union football team went into River City High School and crushed the Raiders, 53-21, for their second straight blowout victory. The way NU head coach Brad

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PREP FOOTBALL: Bruins crush Encina Prep, improve to 5-0 (PHOTO GALLERY)

September 15, 2018 — Make no bones about it, the Bear River football team sent the Encina Prep Bulldogs to the dog house Friday Night. The Bruins hounded the Bulldogs on homecoming night, scoring seven times on just 12 plays in the first half en route to a 54-0

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Moule Paint and Glass’ Player of the Week: Calder Kunde

September 15, 2018 — Bear River quarterback Calder Kunde completed 9-of-13 passes for 139 yards and three touchdowns to propel the Bruins to a 49-21 victory over Liberty Ranch Sept. 7. Kunde also scooped up a blocked field goal attempt and returned it 57 yards for a touchdown in

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