Alumni Notebook: Grimes plays well in loss to Hawaii |

Alumni Notebook: Grimes plays well in loss to Hawaii

Kevin Grimes, a 2006 Bear River graduate, continued to play well in Saturday’s 27-21 Nevada loss to Hawaii.

Grimes had four tackles, including three solo in the game.

The loss was Nevada’s (6-1 overall , 1-1 league) first of the season, which dropped the Wolf Pack out of the AP Top 25.

Steele Jantz (Nevada Union ’08); City College of San Francisco – Jantz completed 19 of 32 passes for 355 yards and four touchdowns as City College of San Francisco downed Butte College 37-34 Saturday, according to the Associated Press.

The Rams are now 6-0.

Zach Masch (Nevada Union, ’07); University of Hawaii – Masch recorded a sack in Hawaii’s 49-27 win over Fresno State on Oct. 9. He didn’t play in Saturday’s game.

Trendon Amuzie (Nevada Union ’09); Greenville College (Illinois) – Statistics for Saturday’s 50-7 win over MacMurray were not available but Amuzie started at right guard on the offensive line in the 35-7 win over St. Scholastica on Oct. 9.

Greenville offense mustered 309 rushing yards and one passing yard in the Oct. 9 game.

Kirby Hopper (Nevada Union ’10); Pacific University (Forest Grove, Ore.) – Hopper got into Saturday’s Pacific 66-14 loss to Linfield but did not have any carries or receptions.


Karly Harris (Nevada Union ’10); Southwestern Oregon Community College – Harris pitched a complete game, yielding two hits and striking out four in a 1-0 loss to Humboldt on Oct. 3. She appeared in relief in the third game giving up two unearned runs in two innings.

Saturday, Harris pitched a complete game, including two extra innings in a 1-0 loss on the international tie breaker to Southern Oregon University. She allowed three hits in the game and had four strikeouts and no walks. Harris didn’t pitch in the second game of the doubleheader, which Southwestern Oregon Community College lost 11-4.

Brianna Nicholson (Nevada Union ’10); Southwestern Oregon Community College – Nicholson was 0-for-2 in the same Oct. 3 game, was hit by a pitch twice, walked once and had three putouts at second base.

In Saturday’s games, Nicholson was 1-for-3 in both games, had a walk, two sacrifice bunts and scored twice. She was DH in game one and played second base in the second game.


Kylie Miraldi (Nevada Union, ’08); San Jose State – Miraldi had two block assists in a 25-15, 25-12 and 25-15 loss Friday to seventh-ranked Hawaii.

Taylor Japhet (Nevada Union, ’09); San Jose State – Japhet had seven kills Friday in the same loss to seventh-ranked Hawaii.

Have we missed anyone? If you know of a college/professional athlete with local ties, please contact Brian Hamilton via e-mail at or by phone at 477-4240.

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