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2C Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter The Feather River College men's basketball team opens Golden Valley Conference play Wednesday in Eureka as it takes on College of the Redwoods. The game can be watched by accessing the College of the Redwoods men's basketball website and activating the link, which will be available a half-hour prior to the 7:30 p.m. tip-off. The Golden Eagles will play their first home game at Feather River College against Shasta College on Jan. 11 at 7:30 p.m: with the women's game beginning at 5:30 p.m. The last time the men's team played at home was in front of a Feather River College capacity crowd that broke the school's attendance record. The team lost to Lassen College by six points, battling for the 2013 GVC championship. A win would have given the Golden Eagles a back-to-back title, a first in the school's history. Since taking over the helm as head coach in 2000, head coach Randy Rick led the men's program to five conference championships and produced more Division I players than any school in the history of the Golden Valley Conference, except for Butte College, led by the former Hall of Fame coach John Abell. In Rick's 14 years at the helm the Golden Eagles have competed for the conference championship every season. The team's worst finish under Rick was third place one time: not bad for a program that had records of 2-29 and 3-25 and was dead last in attendance prior to Rick's hiring. This year's FRC program has once again played arguably the most competitive preseason schedule in the state, having played three of the top-ranked teams in the state. "Every year we compete in five of the best tournaments in the state, which serves as a great platform to develop and come together as a team," commented Rick. "It obviously doesn't add up for a lot of wins the last few years but it sure prepares us for conference play." Rick continued, "I've See Eagles, page 5C Larry Lawson, left, and Hank Taylor, center, accept a case of ammunition from Chandler Peay, the president of the Quincy Friends of the NRA, on Dec. 22, 2013. The organization recently donated a total of $5,000 to the Quincy Sport Shooting Association's youth trap shooting program, rl,utu ~ubmlttuu uIn Quincy Friends of the NRA assist in teaching youths donated $5,000 to the Quincy between 9 and 18 proper Sport Shooting Association's firearm safety, handling and youth trap program at the marksmanship. Gopher Hill Trap Range Chandler Peay, president of outside Quincy on Dec. 22, the Quincy Friends of the 2013. Proceeds were used for NRA, also announced the buying ammunition, safety annual spring banquet will be equipment and firearms to held March 29. The event supports the NRA and local youth shooting programs such as the Junior Trap Program conducted by the Quincy Sport Shooting Association. For more information on the local range go to quincyshooting.com. J QH S, from page lC final three minutes. Liberty Christian is The Trojans proved how ranked first in the Northern game," said Woodlee. diverse their players are Section Division V by the The next day, the Trojans with major contributionsCalifornia Interscholastic didn't have it as easy. Los from across the roster. Rick Federation. The powerhouse Molinos outscored the and Anthony Sullivan made of a team stands an Trojans 11-8 in the first sure Quincy retained the ball impressive 9-1 overall. quarter. The lead went back with their rebounding. Rick "They are such an amazing and forth in the first half, but got 11 rebounds and Sullivan team," said Woodlee about Quincy went into halftime 10. Liberty Christian. "They're behind 27+24. Los Molinos "It was such a good game," unbelievable. They're took off in the third quarter said Woodlee. "We switched stacked deep and really put it to lead 42-34 before Quincy to man coverage at the end to us." came back to outscore its and really threw (Los This was the first time a opponent 20-8 in the final Molinos') game out of . Quincy varsity team, boys or quarter and win by four whack." girls, ever placed second at points. Though Quincy lost to the Liberty l istian : > Ty Morrison and his long Liberty Christian, theretournaments.Rick, Morrison shot picked up the pace at were still some highlights in and Grammer were all just the right time in the the Trojans' performanceselected all-tourney. final minutes of the game. during the third game of the Quincy played a home Morrison scored 23 points off tournament. Jakob game against Loyalton on seven three-pointers and two Grammer led in pointsforJan. 7. A report on the game free throws. Six of Quincy with 12 total will be in the Jan. 15 Sports Morrison's three-p0inters including two three-pointers, and Recreation section. The were scored in the second Erik Schwartz was right Trojans travel to Maxwell on half, with four of them in the behind Grammer with 10 Friday for their second game points of his own. of the week. FRC, from page 1C your mornm, News and advertising a're essential elements in keeping our communities connected. Sharing news, visiting our local retail stores and expressing our feelings and opinions keep us connected. 287 Lawrence Street, Quincy, CA 283.0800 RECORD Greenville, CA 258-3115 135 Main Street, Chester, CA 258-3115 . lJ0lf0tl IIP01TII 96 E. Sierra (Hwy 70), Portola, CA 832-4646 I W twood 100 Grand Ave. Susanville CA * 257-5321 P.O. Box 790, Westwood, CA 258-3115 to her. Hibbard committed to the Eagles without ever visiting the campus, based solely on faith and trust in White. The team starts its conference play this week. 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