Golf Results for the week of 10/31/2014

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11th Annual Kinkley Klassic Cross Country Golf Tournament

On Wed., Oct. 22, 64 Graeagle men and women teed it up (from strange places, aiming in peculiar directions) for the annual Kinkley Klassic Cross Country Golf Tournament — a four-person team scramble. Each autumn, Graeagle Men’s Golf Association member Gary Kinkley and his band of zany assistants turn Graeagle Meadows Golf Course on its ear. We teed off from the first tee box, aiming for the second green, over a pond, making it a par 3, instead of its usual long par 4. On some holes, we had to watch for cross traffic, hitting across our “fairway.” One hole was played backward to a green beyond the normal tee box, making it a par 6. A meeting and detailed written instructions were required to negotiate the cross country course.

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FRC rodeo ropes the win

James Wilson
Staff Writer

Three big wins at last weekend’s rodeo at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds put the Feather River College men’s and women’s teams to the top of the standings in the West Coast Region.

The FRC men’s team placed first both days, while the women’s team took second under University of Nevada Las Vegas on Friday and came in first Saturday.

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Golden Eagles ready to soar in coming season

Feather River College freshman Nicholas Caruso, left, drives around sophomore guard Marcus Harden in a  practice game.
Greg Knight
Sports Writer

Every season has its sports; the changing colors of an approaching winter in Plumas County generally (excluding skiers and their mountain-bound schussing) means taking the action indoors as the temperatures drop, the snow falls and the hoop dreams of Feather River College basketball players grow in intensity.

The men’s program at FRC has been led by head coach Randy Rick since 1999. In that first year he put together a 25-5 record and brought home the first Golden Valley Conference championship for the previously floundering teams.

Under Rick’s tutelage FRC has won six Golden Valley Conference championships and has turned out more Division 1 players than any team in the conference. Four former Eagles currently play professionally overseas internationally. Seven former players are now high school basketball head coaches while one player was drafted by the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers out of the community college level.

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Golf Results for the week of 10/24/2014

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WHRLGC Open Membership

We have exciting news about ladies golf at Whitehawk Ranch. We have opened up our membership requirements. Joining the Whitehawk Ranch Ladies Golf Group is now open to any interested area female golfer with an established handicap. You no longer have to own property at Whitehawk or buy an annual golf course pass to join.

The Whitehawk Ranch ladies have fun playing a game of golf together every Tuesday. We also host a member/member only event in July and only members can bring guests to play in our annual Cowgirl Classic Invitational in August.

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Heart, hard work are hallmarks of 2015 Lady Golden Eagles

Greg Knight
Sports Writer

If its amount of heart is a measurement by which a basketball team can be judged in the preseason, the Feather River College Lady Golden Eagles may be looking at a season of winning both on the court and off.

That heart, which every team strives to achieve in addition to basketball fundamentals, is what head coach Haley White believes her team has in spades going into the 2014-15 season.

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