Bear River

Bear River holds on against Cordova, 50-43

LAKE OF THE PINES - In a wild and exciting game that included four offsetting penalties, five 2-point conversions, three converted fourth downs and 93 points (including 30 in the f ...

Our View: Friday night lights shine brightest when sportsmanship prevails

Are you ready for some football? As if Mother Nature knew of tonight’s big games, high school football in the foothills returns with cooler temps, high expectations and excited ...

Bruins press on with optimism

With just over a week until the season kicks off, the Bear River High football team was hard at work preparing for the upcoming season during practice last week. In 90-degree heat ...

Local stars suit up for Optimist showcase

Four football standouts will represent the foothills one more time this weekend at American River College. Offensive lineman Brandon Pope and wide receiver Cameron Southward, both ...

Bruins blossomed in spring

At Bear River High, mostly dismal fall and winter sports seasons gave way to a very happy spring during the 2009-10 school year. In the fall, only the Bruins’ girls cross countr ...

PVL signs of the times

Kayla Reeves and Kelsey Lardner were terrific complements on the basketball court last season. Next fall they’re heading in entirely different directions, though both are pursuin ...

Nielsen leaps into record books

LAKE OF THE PINES — Michael Reid’s jaw dropped the first time he watched Kendal Nielsen triple jump. Nielsen, a Bear River High sophomore-to-be competing at an all-comers meet ...

Ceo, Mathis notch No. 100 at Bear River

Courtney Ceo and Katie Mathis reached a rare milestone Monday when Bear River routed host Colfax 12-0 in Pioneer Valley League action. The seniors won their 100th varsity game, a ...

Placer tennis rolls to remain perfect

There’s only one undefeated tennis team left in PVL. Placer High beat visiting Bear River 7-2 on Wednesday afternoon in a battle of unbeatens to improve to 7-0 overall. Dan Rag ...

Colfax earns another shutout

Ashley Tobiasz had two first-half goals and Mathilde Bosgiraud scored in the second half to ice the Colfax High girls soccer team’s 3-0 win over host Lincoln in Pioneer Valley Le ...

Alcombrack hasn’t forgotten his baseball roots

Editor’s note: The following is the second half of an interview with Bear River High graduate Robbie Alcombrack, who is in spring training with the Texas Rangers. Auburn’s Bob ...

Bear River baseball team goes unbeaten at tourney

OROVILLE — Due to rainouts on Friday, the Bear River High baseball team had to play three games Saturday at the Oroville Tournament. The Bruins won all three, beating Enterprise ...

Bruins rally for tournament title

JACKSON — For the third year in a row, the Bear River High softball team met Escalon in the championship game of the Argonaut Dandelion Classic. And as one would expect in a gam ...

Alcombrack's new uniform is the right fit

Editor’s note: The following is the first half of an interview with Bear River High graduate Robbie Alcombrack, who is in spring training with the Texas Rangers. Auburn’s Bob R ...

Tangney enjoying the ride

Terry Tangney was sitting on the bench a few years ago when Woodcreek High basketball was tough to watch. So it’s only fair he should get an up-close view now, when the Timberwol ...