Plumas volleyball midway through season

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


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

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?

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Sled Wars to return to Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds

James Wilson
Sports Editor
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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Golden Eagles topple Merced

James Wilson
Sports Editor

Feather River College jumped to an early lead and defeated visiting Merced, 41-28, last Saturday.

The Golden Eagles improved to 2-2 with the win, while Merced dropped to 1-3.

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