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Greenville, Chester football teams both win

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Chester’s Trevor Roberts darts down the field during the Volcanoes’ 48-7 victory over Colusa on Oct. 4. Photo by Kathy Morris
James Wilson
Sports Editor
10/11/2013

 

Both Greenville (4-2) and Chester (5-0) celebrated last Friday after stomping their opponents. Greenville hosted Westwood to win its annual rivalry game by a whopping 66-0. Chester traveled to Colusa and remained undefeated by winning 48-7.

Greenville 66, Westwood 0

The Indians’ fans were delighted as Greenville scored touchdown after touchdown while shutting down every attempt by Westwood. Westwood was defenseless as Greenville made multiple big plays to win the game.

“I challenged my players to play a flawless game — to not make any mistakes,” said Greenville coach Justin Allan. “Everyone played really well. The backup came out and played great.”

Greenville started its domination early on, in its first offensive play of the game. Cooper Kingdon passed the ball to Walker Meyers who ran it into the end zone for a 42-yard touchdown reception.

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Plumas volleyball midway through season

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Chester’s Ashley Clarke gets ready to spike the ball while Greenville’s Trinity Lincoln, No. 5, and Marissa Willits, No. 2, prepare to block it during the two teams’ match Oct. 2 in Chester. The match was pretty even the entire way through, but Greenville notched out a win in the fifth set. Photo by Tony Cordero
James Wilson
Sports Editor
10/11/2013

 

Last week was a good week for most high school volleyball teams in Plumas County, with three teams improving their records significantly.

Greenville got its first two wins of the season, against Elk Creek and Chester. Portola took down Loyalton and Williams and Quincy beat Champion Christian and Oroville. Chester was the only team without wins, with losses to Greenville, Mercy and Redding Christian.

 

Greenville (2-12)

Greenville started its season a little rough with 12 straight losses. The team mainly played in tournaments or faced larger teams. The losing streak came to an end Oct. 1, however.

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Mountaineer and author to present multimedia show

Feather Publishing
10/11/2013
 

Mountaineer, author and photographer Andy Selters will present his latest show from a recent expedition to an area at the northern tip of India that, due to border disputes, had been previously unexplored.

Selters will present a slideshow of his latest work at the West End Theatre in Quincy at 7 p.m. Oct. 24. Doors open at 6 p.m. The cost to attend the presentation is $5; admission is $3 for students and free for children.

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California Outdoors for the week of 10/11/2013

Carrie Wilson
California Department of Fish and WIldlife

 

Rescued garter snake
    Question: We own a pet store in Northern California and also help to rescue animals and then place them in suitable homes. A client recently asked us to help rescue a 12-year-old garter snake and then adopt it out back to a good home. My questions are, is it even legal for us to possess a garter snake within our shop? Next, if we are able to possess it in our shop, can we charge our standard adoption fees to a new owner for our services in order to help place this snake in a new home?
—Anonymous

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Sled Wars to return to Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds

James Wilson
Sports Editor
10/6/13
 
 
The Quincy Sled Wars are set to return to the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds on Oct. 12. The annual event was pushed back from its normal summer date due to scheduling conflicts, but is expected to be as big and bad as it is every year.

The event pits snowmobile drivers against each other in a series of drag races. There’s one difference, however: the snowmobiles drag race on the grass. Last year’s races brought around 50 competitors to the fairgrounds.

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