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Is Bear River this good? Are Miners really back from the dead? We’ll find out starting tonight

  Is Bear River’s football team as dominant as it appeared to be when it flattened its 5 non-league opponents? Is Nevada Union back from the dead after 5 seasons of truly horrible football? Well, it’s hard to tell as … Continue reading

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After a 2-year hiatus, football picks are back with a major upset

Readers of this blog from the start may remember I ran a test during the 2013 football season to pick winners of league games in the Sierra Foothill and Pioneer Valley leagues. The test was a success as I went … Continue reading

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Who says teenagers are unpredictable?

The seniors on the Nevada Union football team will laugh about this season when the pain goes away and they start having class reunions in 10 years or so. What else are you going to do when your record is … Continue reading

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For Bear River and NU, it’s wait till next year

For the first time in a long time, neither Nevada Union nor Bear River will be playing post-season football after tonight’s games. What that portends for the future is subject to much speculation. If the Bruins can close out the … Continue reading

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Now, it’s do-or-die time for Bear River

After last week’s thorough beat-down by Center High, Bear River must win its last two Pioneer Valley League games on the road to make it into the playoffs. The arc of the Bruins’ season suggests this isn’t going to happen. … Continue reading

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Bear River digs itself a hole

There are three possible explanations for Placer High’s upset win over Bear River last Friday in the Bruins’ last home game of the season: –The Bruins hadn’t recovered from a tough loss to arch-rival Colfax, a game they circle every … Continue reading

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Bruins still have a lot to play for despite loss

Bear River lost a tough league opener to arch-rival Colfax last week, but theĀ  Bruins still have a lot to play for as they enter the second week of Pioneer Valley League competition tonight. With a 5-1 record, the Bruins … Continue reading

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