Area men medal in table tennis |

Area men medal in table tennis

The Union staff

Grass Valley residents Glenn Johnson and Larry Scott competed in the Sacramento Sports Classic Senior Games in the table tennis events on May 22 and both brought home medals.

Johnson won the silver medal in the 56-and-over age bracket in singles and took the silver medal in doubles in the 50-and-over bracket playing with Vladimir Sharg of Sacramento.

Scott won the silver medal in the 50-and-over age bracket in singles and claimed the gold medal in the 50-and-over doubles event playing with Steve Garretson of Sacramento.

Johnson and Scott play locally at the Sierra Table Tennis Club in Nevada City.

Grass Valley driver

runs down two wins

Aaron Hicks of Grass Valley won both the trophy dash and feature event at Lakeport Speedway on May 22.

Coming from the back of the 12-car inverted field, Hicks took the lead away from Danny Bishop on lap 19 and drove to his second consecutive victory in the modified division.

Jerald Christensen of Nevada City finished ninth overall.

The Memorial Day weekend offers two nights of auto racing at the Lakeport Speedway featuring the 7th annual Robinson Rancheria Bingo & Casino INEX Legends Cars Spring Nationals.

Gates open both Saturday and Sunday nights at 5 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m. For further information call the speedway office at 707-274-2844.

Softball event aids Reynolds family

This weekend, several hundred people will be participating in the First Annual Drew Reynolds Memorial slow pitch softball tournament at Memorial Park in Grass Valley.

The Nevada County Softball Association and Mike Malarea, Drew’s brother-in-law, have organized this fund-raising event for Drew’s wife Lore and two daughters, Baylee and Blake.

This is the second such memorial fund-raiser for the Reynolds family, with the first being a soccer tournament on Mother’s Day weekend at Samba Soccer.

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