Volcano skiers continue to win

Shannon Morrow
Sports Editor

Bailey Smith won 1st place for the Chester VolcanoesThe Chester High School ski and snowboard teams won three first places in slalom competition at Alpine Meadows Friday, Feb. 5.

The race was originally scheduled to be giant slalom, but it was changed at the last minute to slalom. Many of the racers brought their GS skis instead of their slalom skis, so they had to use their play skis for the races.

In the women's competition, Chester's Bailey Smith won first place overall and teammate Emily LaGroue took second. Bry Ward came in sixth and Ashley Broussard finished 12th.

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Chester hoopsters defeat Portola

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The Chester High School boys basketball team is now in the drivers seat in the Feather River League, after defeating Portola 58-48 last Friday night, Jan. 29.
The victory moved Chester to 3-0 in league. Portola and Loyalton each sit with 2-1 league records.
Chester led Portola the entire game. After jumping out to a 10-0 advantage, the Volcanoes led 16-7 at the end of the first quarter and 29-15 at halftime.
It kind of surprised me, said Chester coach Dale Keefer. I expected a lot more resistance.
Portola outscored Chester 15-13 in the third quarter and 18-16 in the final period, but the Volcanoes maintained a 10-point lead to the end.
David Ryn, (pictured to the right) Chesters senior forward, had a huge night with 22 points and 14 rebounds.

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Portola teams defeat Loyalton in league opener




Shannon Morrow
Sports Editor


Portola fans had an enjoyable evening at Portola High School last Friday night, as they watched their boys’ and girls’ basketball teams defeat Loyalton in their league openers.

The Portola boys won 61-41, and the Portola girls won 46-27.

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Quincy and Greenville play

Shannon Morrow
Sports Editor

The Quincy and Greenville boys' basketball teams met for a league contest in Quincy Friday night, Jan. 22, with Quincy winning 63-35.
The Quincy Trojans took a 15-6 lead at the end of the first quarter and went into halftime with a 32-18 advantage.
Quincy outscored Greenville 15-5 in the third quarter and 16-12 in the final period.
Matt Rouse (pictured) poured in 29 points for the Trojans, including four 3-pointers. Cody Cline earned 16 points and Justin Moritz captured eight.

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Black belt: a goal worth fighting for

Shannon Morrow
Sports Editor

After 11 years of diligent training, James Geary of Quincy recently attained a black belt rating in Kenpo Karate.
American Kenpo emphasizes the art of striking and principles of motion. The discipline was established by Ed Parker in the mid-1950s.

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