‘It’s been a wild ride’: Nevada County sports scene continues trend toward normalcy

The Nevada Union Miners varsity boys volleyball team celebrates on the floor after a score Thursday evening against the Bruins.

It’s just good to be back playing.

That’s been the most common refrain around local fields, courts and diamonds for the last six months as the Nevada County sports scene has reemerged from COVID-19 shutdowns.

‘It’s been a wild ride’: Nevada County sports scene continues trend toward normalcy

JV Bruins softball players look to turn a double play on the field during a game earlier this year against the Nevada Union Miners.

‘It’s been a wild ride’: Nevada County sports scene continues trend toward normalcy

Nevada County Bocce club members don their face coverings as they take part in an outdoor tournament in April.

‘It’s been a wild ride’: Nevada County sports scene continues trend toward normalcy

A group of Bear River and Nevada Union long distance runners take off at the sound of the starting gun Wednesday at Hooper Stadium.

‘It’s been a wild ride’: Nevada County sports scene continues trend toward normalcy

The Nevada Union High School wrestling mats were brought outside to Hooper Stadium to allow for one home wrestling meet before the end of the 2020-2021 school year.

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