Volcanoes outlast Tigers 67 - 63

ChesterScplGreg Knight
Sports Writer


With the end of the long holiday break for prep sports across Plumas County finally upon us, the boys’ and girls’ basketball squads from Chester made the long trip to Portola on Tuesday, Jan. 6, to face the Tigers in a doubleheader of basketball action — and saw the Volcanoes and Tigers split the difference in the girls’ and boys’ games.

Boys’ basketball

Chester 67, Portola 63

After taking an 8-0 lead in the opening minutes of its road game against Portola last week, the Chester Volcanoes boys’ basketball squad maintained its lead throughout the contest and never looked back, taking a 67-63 win.

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Greenville getting ready for Herlong

GreenvilleSGreg Knight
Sports Reporter

Greenville senior Christian Beres works on his free-throw skills during a recent Indians varsity practice session. Beres and the Indians, who currently maintain a 6-3 overall record, will return to action this week when they host Herlong on Friday night. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m. Photo by Greg Knight

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Golf Results for the week of 1/16/2015

Mt. Huff Golf Course

It’s winter golf at its best at Mt. Huff Golf Course. Our chilly nights give way to comfortable sunny days and last Wednesday, Jan. 7, was no exception. There was a good turnout for the Wednesday morning scramble, which began at 10 a.m.

In first place, at 8 under par, was the team of Don McConnell, Mike Ingle and Ted Trafton. Add a comment

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California Outdoors for the week of 1/16/2015

Carrie Wilson
California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Hunting from cattle blind

Question: I am in a duck club and we get geese in the field between our blinds. It is impossible to sneak up on the geese without being seen. We made a life-size cow silhouette and painted it black and white just like the cows in the field. We are planning on hiding behind it to sneak up within shooting range of the geese. Is this a legal decoy to use?

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CDFW announces statewide events

Feather Publishing

Weekends — Elkhorn Slough Ecological Reserve. Docent-led walks are scheduled every Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., near Watsonville. Binoculars and bird books are available for the public to borrow at no cost. The visitor center and main overlook are fully accessible. Day-use fee is $4.32 per person, ages 16 and older. Groups of 10 or more should schedule a separate tour. For more information visit
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