Category Archives: Nevada Union 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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There’s a simple solution to Miners’ kicking problem: Don’t kick

When the other team scores on the first play from scrimmage and then ads two more touchdowns in the first quarter, there’s a good chance you’re going to lose the game. That was certainly the experience of Nevada Union last … 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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Nevada Union football as finishing school? Who knew

Sports are said to offer numerous benefits to participants beyond the competitive aspects: Teamwork, self-discipline, sportsmanship, and a sense of belonging they might not get anywhere else. In addition sports–football in particular–served as sort of a finishing school for those … 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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