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2(: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter FRC outdoor rec gears up mr gear sale James Wilson Sports Editor The Outdoor Recreational Leadership Program at Feather River College is preparing to hold its third annual gear sale. The big sale is scheduled to take place April 26 - 27 at the Quincy Natural Foods Learning Center on Main Street in Quincy, also known as the White House. The sale will take place between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. both days, and correlate with the program's 10th annual Paddle Fest on April 26. FRC's team of ORL enthusiasts is currently in the process of collecting equipment for the sale. The ORL team hopes to sell outdoor equipment of all sorts and for a variety of sporting activities. FRC's ORL program is asking for the public's help in compiling a variety of gear. Donations will not only contribute to the ORL program, but help clean out cluttered garages and storage units. Donations can be dropped off any weekday before the gear sale between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the ORL gear room on FRC's campus. Donation pickup can also be scheduled: call Ty Clapp at 559-7992 or email Megan Bender at rockclimberl09 Portola softball team to host youth clinic Portola High School's softball team plans to hold its second annual softball clinic for all Little League players in Plumas County this Saturday, April 12, at the Portola Little League field. Registration for the event starts at 8 a.m. on-site, and the clinic will take place between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Each participant will not only get one-on-one training from a high schoo! player, but will receive a commemorative T-shirt as well. Participants will focus on the fundamentals of softball. The cost is $20 per girl. Parents must be present to register their girls, and lunch will not be provided. All proceeds will go toward the PHS softball team's seasonal expenses. Best theme, best spirit and best snacks are the three competition categories available for aid station volunteers in the upcoming Running With the Bears races. Photo courtesy Mountain Circle Family Services Groups wanted for aid stations The 2014 Running With the Bears event invites community groups to provide aid stations and compete for prize money during the marathon, half-marathon and 10K races this summer. Parents clubs, cheerleaders, musicians, football teams, 4-H, parks and rec groups, and more are all invited to participate, have fun, win money and be part of the Boston Marathon qualifie: in Indian Valley. The fourth annual Running With the Bears event will take place in Greenville on Aug. 16. Organizers are looking for local groups to operate the water stations located every 2.5 miles throughout the course. Groups of four or more are needed. Volunteers will be shown where exactly to set up and will be trained on how to best support the runners. The rest is up to them! At the end of the race, each runner will be given three tickets to vote for the winners in the following categories: best theme, best spirit and best snacks. In each category, first place earns $1,000. Groups are eligible to win in all three categories for as much as $3,000. Winners will be announced at the after-party hoe-down (5 p.m.). To claim one of the 13 station spots, contact Rachel at Mountain Circle Family Services via 284-7007 or To learn more about Running With the Bears, visit BASEBALL, from page 1C Quincy Quincy traveled to Maxwell on April 4 for a doubleheader and came back with two losses. The Trojans let the first game slip by them to lose 8-6 before getting slammed the second game with a 10-2 loss. The two losses dropped Quincy's record to 6-6 overall and 0-2 in league. The Trojans got off on the right foot in. the first game against Maxwell, up 5-1 in the top of the second. In those two innings, Adrik Yacelga got three RBIs. Maxwell got in one run in the first inning, then tied it up with four runs in the bottom of the second. Both teams scored one run apiece in the fourth inning, but Maxwell pulled ahead with two more in the fifth for the win. Yacelga pitched for the entire game. Kyle Froggatt pitched for the majority of the second game. The first three innings Froggatt threw pretty well, but Maxwell rallied nine runs off Froggatt in the fourth inning. Chase McDonald took over for Froggatt for the remainder of the game and got one run scored off him. Quincy scored its first run in the second inning. Erik Schwartz made his way home off a hit by Tristin Ray. Ray got the second run in the seventh inning and Froggatt got the RBI. Portola's Connor Kennedy slides into second base during the Tigers' game against North Tahoe last Friday. Portola trampled over its competition, winning 10-1. Photo by James Wilson TRACK, from page 1C dream of breaking the QHS discus record," said Quincy coach Dan Hanna. "This is a special moment for QHS track and field. Shawn's dream, his athleticism and the excellent coaching of Eric Debus has made his dream a reality." Earlier in the week, April 3, Quincy's track team faced its Mountain Valley League opponents at the league's All Comer meet at Orland High School. The varsity boys and girls both did well, placing in the top three with six teams vying for the win. The boys' team came in second overall with several first placements. Dale Morgan placed first in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.95 seconds. Crowe Herbertson-Deemer came in first in the ll0-meter hurdles with 16.73. Hughes once again placed first in the discus event with a distance of 136 feet, 5 inches. Hughes also placed second in the shot put, throwing 40-4. Che Rubalcava-Cunan came in second in the 800-meter dash with a time of 2:14.67 and third in the 400 with 55.3. As a team, Morgan, Rubalcava-Cunan, Herbertson-Deemer and Craig Martynn took two first placements. The boys came in first in the 4x100 relay with 45.27 and in the 4x400 with 3:54.24. The varsity girls placed third overall at the meet with two athletes claiming first placements. Jessica Melms placed first in the 3,200-meter with a time of 13:45.99 and second in the 1,600-meter in 6:14. Rachel Hanna won three events. Hanna placed first in the triple jump with a distance of 32 feet, 2.25 inches, and first in the long jump, going 13-10. Rachel was also on fire with the hurdles, placing first in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 51.87 seconds. ] We can assist with all your building needs - from plans to the finished product (530) 283-2035 P.O. Box 1369 QUINCY, CA 95971 Lic. #453927 Topsoil & Compost .................... 12 yards, delivered* $325 Topsoil, Compost & Manure ...... 12 yards, delivered* $350 Manure Only .............................. 12 yards, delivered* $350 - Screened and Processed - SAND & GRAVEL AVAILABLE Call (530) 257-4506 *Susanville area, call for outlying areas.