Category Archives: Colfax football

Bear River comes up short in battle of the unbeatens

Bear River probably lost its shot at its first Pioneer Valley League championship since 2005 and a top seed in the Division V playoffs last Friday when it was overpowered by Colfax, 41-14. The Bruins will be assured a high … Continue reading

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Bear River vs. Colfax: Two unbeatens going for the title

Bear River will face its toughest opponent of the season tonight when the Bruins travel to Colfax to take on the undefeated Falcons. The winner will likely become champion of the Pioneer Valley League, and get the top seed in … Continue reading

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Bear River figures to have its second close game tonight

Bear River’s football team did last week what good teams do when they face a weak opponent, jumping on Lindhurst early and then cruising to an easy 49-0 victory. Things figure to get a little tougher tonight as the Bruins … Continue reading

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Bear River has a near death experience but remains undefeated

Clinging to a lead of 2 points entering the fourth quarter will test the mettle of any team, particularly if the team won its five previous games by an average of 45 points. But Bear River’s football team proved up … Continue reading

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Bear River an underdog (or not) in Section V playoffs

Bear River enters tonight’s Section V matchup at Capital Christian as a decided underdog even though both schools have 7-3 records, according to gushin’ Joe Davidson of The Sacramento Bee. Davidson, The Bee’s long-time cheerleader for prep sports,  considers Capital … Continue reading

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Colfax has an easier path to the playoffs than Bear River

The Bear River and Colfax football teams have to win their season finales tonight to qualify for post-season play, even though each school would have a 2-3 league record. But that’s the way things work in an era where everybody … Continue reading

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Bear River needs 1 more win to make the playoffs

Bear River needs one more victory against a Pioneer Valley League rival to guarantee a spot in post-season play, and a win against Placer tonight in its final home game of the season would be a good place to get … Continue reading

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