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COMMUNITY: Young golfer notches hole-in-one
COMMUNITY: Young golfer notches hole-in-one

June 19, 2019

Caleb Busch fired a hole-in-one on Monday at Nevada County Country Club in Grass Valley. Busch, 12, aced the 153-yard fifth hole from the yellow tees using a hybrid golf club. The young man, who...


REC SPORTS: Old School claims B2 hoops title
REC SPORTS: Old School claims B2 hoops title

June 19, 2019

Behind a stellar defensive effort, Old School won the Nevada County Adult Sports Association’s Spring season B2 League basketball championship. Old School frustrated its title game opponent for much of the contest, holding Dylan Mitzel...


Another ace for Hunt at Nevada County Country Club

June 12, 2019

Jimmy Hunt sent a perfect 8-iron directly into the bottom of the cup for his third career hole in one on Saturday at Nevada County Country Club. Playing in the annual Harley Frink Memorial Seniors...






Alta Sierra golfers go ‘Around the World in 18 Holes’
Alta Sierra golfers go ‘Around the World in 18 Holes’

June 4, 2019

Sixty-four members and guests participated in the Alta Sierra Women’s Golf Club Invitational and traveled “Around the World in 18 Holes” during the May 23-24 tournament. The overall winning team was Alta Sierra members Jodi...




GET INTO GOLF: Evening the playing field
GET INTO GOLF: Evening the playing field

May 31, 2019

You have new friends in the golf club that you have joined. Thanks to your local PGA professional and some lessons, you are getting comfortable or maybe even a little cocky. Maybe you’ve been pressured...


Nevada City gears up for Classic bike race Sunday

May 30, 2019

2019 marks the 59th anniversary of the Nevada City Pro/Am Cycling Classic, the second oldest continuously running bicycle race in the country. Established in 1961 by Charlie Allert, a native of Dresden, Germany, the Nevada...




Nevada City Classic tradition has grown over the years
Nevada City Classic tradition has grown over the years

May 30, 2019

Nearly 60 years ago, Nevada City was a long way from the vibrant tourist stop it is today. In fact, the downtown was nearly shuttered and suffering financially when local businessman and avid cyclist, Charlie...





REC SPORTS: Bistro 221 cruises to B1 championship
REC SPORTS: Bistro 221 cruises to B1 championship

May 16, 2019

Behind a balanced offensive attack, Bistro 221 knocked off Nelson Engineering, 79-59, to win the Nevada County Adult Sports Association’s B1 Basketball Championship. Bistro 221 was cooking on the offensive end, getting big games from...