Prep Roundup: NU freshmen win 7th Annual Bear River volleyball tourney |

Prep Roundup: NU freshmen win 7th Annual Bear River volleyball tourney

The Nevada Union freshmen volleyball squad poses with its first place trophy after winning the 7th Annual Bear River tourney Saturday.

The Nevada Union Lady Miner freshmen volleyball squad won first place in the 7th Annual Bear River Tournament held Saturday.

The Lady Miners got off to a rough start in the first match of the morning but came back to defeat the following teams for the Championship: Forest Lake (25-19, 25-15), Roseville (25-17, 25-21), Del Oro (25-15, 25-18) and Oakcreek (26-24, 25-22).

The NU team appreciates Bear River players and their coaches, Matt MacDonald and Cindy Harrison for an organized and well-run tournament.



The Forest Lake Christian varsity boys soccer team improved to 2-0 in Central Valley California League play with 4-0 shutout win Friday against Sacramento Waldorf.

Senior Logan Ray fired in two goals for the Falcons to lead the charge. Roman Makovey and Owen Swinney also each contributed a goal. Assists were tallied by Hunter Seman (2) and Luke Jordan (1). Senior goal keeper Kyle Soria had another outstanding performance between the posts with 10 “magnificent” saves, said coach Steve Koch.

The Falcons (8-4-1, 2-0 CVCL) hit the road to battle Victory Christian Tuesday.


On Sept. 21, Gold Country Gymnastics held a girls Compulsory Level gymnastics competition where many of its local participants placed well and improved personal records.

In the Level 3 Younger group Elsie Luisetti finished third on vault and sixth all-around. In the Level 3 Middle A category Elizabeth Harris finished third on bars and earned an 8.95 on vault. Nora Matthews, Emily Starnes, Laura and Sarah Runion all finished within four tenths of a point of each other on vault with scores ranging from 8.9 to 8.55 and increased their all-around scores. For the Level 3 Middle B group Cali Fellows finished second on vault with a 9.225, fourth on bars and fifth all-around with a score of 34.125. In the Level 3 Older category Sierra Payne finished second on bars, third on floor, fourth on beam and first all-around with a score of 35.075. The Level 3’s finished third all-around.

In the Level 4 Younger group Ali Vandra finished third on vault, second on beam and fifth all around with a score of 33.1. Ayla Black improved her all-around score by over seven points. For the Level 4 Older girls Skyler Meinholz finished fifth on bars and seventh all-around with a score of 33.525. Samantha Gobert finished fifth on Vault, third on Beam and eighth all-around with a score of 32.475. Amira Afshartabar, Megan Kiser and Linden Lovett all improved their overall scores and the team finished fourth.

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