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Weaverville’s Greg Olson scored a hole-in-one Thursday at DarkHorse Golf Club.

Olson drilled the shot with a 6-iron on hole No. 16 from 165 yards out and was witnessed by Tim Driver.

Maynard races despite break



His doctor told him to sit out the snowboarding national finals, but Nevada Union’s Marco Maynard competed, broken wrist and all, and finished 15th Tuesday in the slalom.

In Wednesday’s giant-slalom race, Maynard took a “horrendous” crash four gates from the finish line.




Maynard broke his wrist Sunday when he caught his arm on a gate during training at Squaw Valley.

He’s headed back to the doctor, he said.

Bear River, NU junior varsity tie

Both the Bruins and Miners scored six runs in the first inning Wednesday at NU, before the lead began switching hands on the way to the non-league tie.

For NU, Haley Parker and Gabby Stam had three hits each, and Sierra Pruss had two hits with a double.

The Miners totaled five hits, while the Bruins had 13.


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