Alumni Notebook: Grimes totals six stops to lead No. 21 Wolf Pack in win
Kevin Grimes, a 2006 Bear River graduate, had six tackles, including two solo, in the University of Nevada’s 44-26 win over UNLV Saturday.
The Wolf Pack are now ranked 21st in the AP Top 25 with a 5-0 record.
Zach Vallejo (Nevada Union ’09); Yuba College – Vallejo had 12 tackles, including five solo, in Yuba College’s 28-24 loss to College of Siskiyous. He had a sack and fumble recovery, as well.
Taylor Dever (Nevada Union, ’07); University of Notre Dame – Dever started at offensive right tackle in Notre Dame’s 31-13 win over Boston College.
Fighting Irish quarterback Dayne Crist completed 24 for 44 passes, throwing for 203 yards. Notre Dame rushed for 112 yards as a whole.
Conor Maloney (Nevada Union ’10); Catholic University of America (D.C.) – Maloney made two field goals and missed another one from 33 yards out in Catholic University’s 35-27 loss to Hampden-Sydney.
Cole Stanford (Nevada Union ’08); Cal Poly – Stanford had two solo tackles Saturday in Cal Poly’s 38-17 loss to Fresno State.
Spencer Havner (Nevada Union, ’01); Detroit Lions – Havner assisted on one tackle in a 28-26 loss to the Packers Sunday.
Josh Roenicke (Nevada Union, ’01); Toronto Blue Jays – Roenicke made two brief appearances in the season’s final week and wasn’t touched up for any runs.
He pitched one third of an inning on Sept. 27 against the Yankees and got in the game against New York the following day, but walked a batter and didn’t record an out.
Roenicke concluded the year 1-0 with a 5.68 ERA, 18 strikeouts and 13 walks in 19 innings.
He spent the bulk of the season with the Jays’ Triple-A affiliate Las Vegas 51s. While there, Roenicke was told by the Major League club to work on his command after giving up too many walks while he was with Toronto early in the season.
Roenicke was called up for a second stint with the Blue Jays before the Triple-A season finished in early September. He finished 9-1 with a 3.64 ERA, 25 walks and 54 strikeouts in 59 1/3 innings while pitching mostly in middle relief.
Christian Grapel (Nevada Union, ’10); Stevens Institute of Technology – Grapel scored a goal in a 4-0 men’s soccer win over St. John Fisher College on Sept. 25.
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