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The week ahead: Now they count

Bear River’s football coaches have continued to say for the past two weeks that they are playing in do-or-die games in order to prepare for the rigors of a tough league. But it’s Nevada Union that is need of making a statement for its season.

NU’s football team is opening up the Delta Valley Conference against Franklin of Elk Grove on Friday, a 2-3 squad that is coming off three straight losses. An opportunity, in some respects, for the Miners to bounce back after a woeful preseason.

The Miners are coming out of their own strut, losing their last four games. It’s the first time the Miners have lost four in a row since 1984. Coach Dave Humphers is hoping to wipe the slate clean with a good league season.



The Miners will travel to Sacramento and play at a neutral site, Cosumnes River College, where Franklin hosts the battle of lower tier DVC teams.

Volleyball




Forest Lake Christian vs. Woodland Christian

Forest Lake Christian is looking to bounce back against Woodland after losing to the Cardinals 3-0 in the team’s first meeting. The Central Valley Christian League opponents are in a three-way running for the CVCL crown and Friday’s match could be the tipping point. Woodland is 12-9 overall and 5-1 in the CVCL while FLC is 10-8 overall and 4-2 in the league.

Golf

Bear River to tee off in PVL tournament

Bear River’s perfect season so far is culminated with the Pioneer Valley League Tournament.

That sums up the Bruins’ year, especially after the girls team has driven their way through the league, including a team-best outing against Woodland, where the girls shot a 235 at the Lake of the Pines.

It was the best outing the girls team had ever had for Bear River. The team will try and not disappoint.


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