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Golf results for the week of 7/7/2010

George Friedrichs Tournament
    Again the tournament was a huge success. Both the Chimney Fund and Chester High School Sports, this year the ski and snow board team, will each receive over $2000.  I want to thank all the green and tee-box sponsors, all the players and those who donated to the event — you are the people who make the donations to the charities happen.
 

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Summer Solstice Century receives much acclaim

bike ride

After crossing Lake Oroville, which is pictured in the background, cyclists must grind out the 37-mile climb up to Bucks Lake before dropping back into Quincy. This climb must also be done in the heat of the afternoon with very little shade.

 

Feather Publishing
6/30/2010


Many of the almost 200 cyclists that rode in the Summer Solstice Century last Saturday were full of praise for the event. "This ride's great," said a participant from Marin. "Everybody's so helpful and friendly." A considerable community effort went into the event, as 10 sponsors and more than 30 volunteers from the Quincy area supported the ride.

 

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All-League players announced

 

All League

Tahja Watkins, who finished the season with a .573 batting average for the Chester Volcanoes, was selected as the Most Valuable Player in the Feather River League. 

Shannon Morrow
Sports Editor
6/30/2010

The All-League selections for the 2010 softball season have been announced for the Feather River League.

 

Chester’s Tahja Watkins was chosen as the league’s Most Valuable Player. As a junior, Watkins finished the season with 47 hits, 39 RBIs, 42 runs, 15 doubles, six triples and five home runs.

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Fishing Report for the week of 6/30/2010

Frenchman Lake

  Fishing has been great this past week with shore fishing between Big Cove and Turkey Point remaining excellent for rainbow trout. Fishermen have been catching their limit, weighing 1 to 2 pounds and 15 to 20 inches in length, using nightcrawlers, Dick Nites, and Powerbait in rainbow or chartreuse.

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Sprint cars do battle at American Valley Speedway

 

Sprint Car at American Valley Speedway

 

 

The wing on a sprint car provides downward force to increase traction.

 

6/23/2010 -   American Valley Speedway has become a New Age Coliseum for motor sports. Modern gladiators drive redesigned chariots powered by engines equivalent to hundreds of horses around a 0.375 mile dirt oval track in Quincy. Only Calistoga has a longer track in California.

 

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