Category Archives: Nevada Union football

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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Nevada Union, Bear River need a new approach to winning

Bear River’s football team is playing for pride in tonight’s final game of the season at home against Center, which is playing for a better post-season playoff position.┬áCenter has the stronger incentive (and the better team), but my projections show … Continue reading

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Bear River has to win last 2 games to maintain streak

Bear River has to win its last two Pioneer Valley League games–starting tonight at Placer–to have a shot at post-season play and extend its streak of non-losing seasons to 30. The Bruins find themselves in a win-or-else situation after losing … Continue reading

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Has Nevada Union’s football coach given up?

Nevada Union’s last good chance to win a football game this season comes tonight when the Miners visit Granite Bay, but it remains to be seen how motivated they are in the wake of coach Dennis Houlihan’s remarks after last … Continue reading

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NU, Bear River still looking for first league wins

The Bear River and Nevada Union football teams will be seeking their first league victories in home games tonight that will probably be mud fests. Bear River has lost only one league game while the Miners are already 0-3, and … Continue reading

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Is Bear River good or bad? Who knows?

It’s hard to get a good read on the Bear River Bruins as they begin Pioneer Valley League play at home tonight against Lincoln. They looked impressive dominating then-No. 20 El Dorado two weeks ago, only to get clobbered by … Continue reading

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No Nevada Union upset pick this week

My prediction last week that Nevada Union would upset No.4 Rocklin was looking pretty good at half-time, when the Miners led 28-21. Then NU managed to give up 3 touchdowns in less than 4 minutes in the third quarter, creating … Continue reading

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