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Spring break brings action to Bear River

Spring break has arrived for area high schools, but a handful of sports teams hoping to get in a game this week are likely more worried about wintry weather than that of the spring variety.

There’s not much question in which campus expects to be the busiest this week, as Bear River plans to host several matchups in several sports.

The only question, beginning today, is will the weather cooperate?



The Bruin soccer squad (1-3-2 overall, 1-1-1 Pioneer Valley League) hopes to return to the win column at 3:30 p.m. today, when Mesa Verde (0-3-1) pays a visit to south county. Bear River, which picked up its lone win at Lincoln on March 17, has not taken to the pitch since falling to rival Colfax 3-0 on March 24.

Bear River’s soccer team also hosts Whitney on Wednesday in another league matchup.




If the sky parts long enough to squeeze in baseball game at 4 p.m. today, Bear River’s Bruins (6-6) will try to climb above the .500 mark in a nonleague game with Hiram Johnson (0-9).

The Bruins also host PVL rival Placer (5-2-1) on Wednesday and Golden Sierra (4-5) on Friday. First pitch is set for 4 p.m. each day.

Aside from the aforementioned home games, several area squads hit the road for competition, including one team making quite a trek for a track and field meet.

Nevada Union’s track and field athletes are in the “Land of the Midnight Sun” to compete in the third annual Big C Relays in Anchorage, Alaska Wednesday through Sunday.

Also on the road this week is Bear River’s softball team, which will travel to Tracy to vie for the NorCal Tournament title, and the Bear River track and field team, which competes in the Arcadia Invitational, and the Bruin boys volleyball team travels to El Dorado Tournament.

Forest Lake Christian’s baseball team is slated to travel to Golden Sierra on Tuesday and then heads for the Vacaville Christian Easter Tournament, which will be played Thursday through Saturday.


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