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Forest Lake Christian senior Dane Johnson scored his 11th goal of the season in the second half to earn the Falcons a 1-1 tie against host Colfax Friday.

Johnson’s game-tying goal game 10 minutes into the second half.

With the non-league tie, FLC is now 6-3-2 overall.



“It was an exciting game to watch,” FLC coach Thad Kopec said. “The defense played fantastic. It was probably defender Jason Allgeier’s best game of the year.”




NU water polo

Jesuit defeated Nevada Union’s varsity boys team, and St. Francis defeated Nevada Union’s varsity girls team in Metro Conference action Wednesday.

Junior Quincy Van Vleck and senior Jesse Kirkpatricks scored for the varsity boys team’s 15-2 loss, while defensive specialist Matt Haas and junior goalie Ian Hicks led the defense.

Kayliegh Knight scored three times, and Heather Serr added a one as the Miners’ varsity girls squad fell to St. Francis, 17-4. Chloe Wiegman had nine saves for the Miners.

Janelle Stephenson and Jill Peacock scored the NU’s junior varsity girls team, which lost 8-2. Miner Darwin Windes scored the the boys junior varsity team in Jesuit’s 15-1 win.

Adult volleyball

In the first week of Grass Valley’s adult league volleyball co-ed A league action, the Whaley’s defeated the Layers, 3-0, while the Plaque Attack split its match with the Kennels, 2-2.

In co-ed B league play, the Court Jesters defeated B&C Cosmotrons in four games, while the Flying Dogs won out over Sierra Foothill High School, also in four games. Vector defeated Adhoc in three straight, while Citizens Bank topped Good Times in four.

Junior skills

development clinic

Nevada Union boys basketball program will offer a skills development clinic for junior high school age boys at Nevada Union High School Ali Gym. The five sessions will be conducted on Sunday mornings in October and November.

The junior high skills development program is limited to the first 30 boys to sign up. The cost is $50 per player. Applications are available by calling NU basketball coach Jeff Dellis at 273-4431, or by e-mailing him at

“Our purpose is to give future Miner players a chance to acquire the fundamental skills necessary to be successful basketball players,” Dellis said. “We feel kids lack opportunities to work on their individual games. When their junior high season rolls around in December, the focus is on the team again.”

According to Dellis, the focus of the skills development sessions will be on the offensive perimeter game, catching the ball, pivoting, penetrating and shooting, with guidance as to how the boys can work on the game once the program has been completed.


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