Category Archives: Nevada Union football

Bear River wins, Neveda Union loses the numbers game

Attrition plays a large role in the fortunes of football teams, giving teams with good depth a decided advantage as the season wears on. As Bear River and Nevada Union showed last week, depth plays a large if silent role … Continue reading

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Colfax, not Bear River should be in The Bee’s top 20

Bear River is rated No. 20 in The Sacramento Bee’s latest ranking of high school football teams in the region, with Colfax considered a bubble team. Each team ¬†enters this week’s play with a 3-0 record, so what’s the difference? … Continue reading

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The defenses didn’t rest, and that’s a good thing

Nevada Union football coach Dennis Houlihan said before the season started that he expected the Miners to be a better second half team this year, winning games it lost last year because it faded in the last two quarters. The … Continue reading

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The first football rankings for the Foothills 4

Forget about the Sacramento Bee and all of those other prep football polls out there, we’re going to focus on the four schools people around here care about: Nevada Union, Bear River, Place and Colfax high schools. Unlike the other … Continue reading

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So much for the sportsmanship aspect of prep football

The Nevada Union and Bear River football teams got different results in their season openers last week, but the Miners may be getting a much-needed break from officials for this week’s game. Nevada Union continued a downward spiral that’s now … Continue reading

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Where have all of the high school football players gone?

You can forgive the fans if they don’t notice the Nevada Union and Bear River football teams running onto the field Friday night to start the 2017 season. Between the cheerleaders, pom-pom girls, band members, and general hangers-on you can … Continue reading

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NU, Bear River watching playoffs from the stands

The high school football playoffs started last night–a day earlier than usual because a lot of schools didn’t want to play on Veterans Day–and our two local schools are watching the action from the stands. Nevada Union and Bear River … Continue reading

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