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2C Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Quincy locals try out some human-powered boats at last year's Plumas Paddle Fest, presented by Leadership program of Feather River College. This year's fest is scheduled for April 26 at the swimming in Quincy. Photo by James Wilson the Outdoor Recreation hole near Oakland Camp James Wilson various paddling devices free win one of several door Sports Editor of charge, prizes that include life vests Human-powered paddling and ORL schwag. Students in devices that will be featured the ORL program will be Feather River College's include kayaks, rafts andgrilling up delicious Outdoor Recreation stand-up paddleboards, barbecue through the day, Leadership program is once Demonstrations, which will be available for again getting ready for the instructions and drills will sale. annual Plumas Paddle Fest. once again take place ORL students will also The fest turns 10 years old throughout the event, hold a gear sale in this year, and to celebrate, A scheduled highlight of conjunction with the Plumas organizers are planning this year's festivities is the Paddle Fest. The gear sale more activities for all ages to rubber ducky race. will take place at Quincy enjoy. Contestants can buy a rubber Natural Foods' learning The outdoor event will ducky to race for $3, or two center April 26 - 27. take place April 26 between for $5. The winner of theThose interested in more 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the big race, set to take place at 1 information on the event can swimming hole near p.m., will win a free stand-up contact Aaron Stokes at Oakland Camp in Quincy. paddleboard rental with a927-7149 or Renee Mattingly The Paddle Fest was created guided tour. at 916-230-1711 or to promote boater safety People who simply show See awareness and give the up for the event will sidebar for a schedule of the community a Chance to try automatically be entered to day's events. Plumas Paddle Fest schedule 10 a.m. Paddle Fest begins 11 a.m. Throw bag instruction/contest noon Paddling instruction/ demonstrations 1 p.m. Rubber ducky race 2 p.m. Roll session 3 p.m. Stand-up paddleboard yoga 4 p.m. Opportunity drawing ACES. from pagelC Disneyland for some of our hand through the duration of players," said Portola coach the game to ensure Chester and Portola are used Tim Brubaker. "I saw about everything ran smoothly. to. The Aces Ballpark, five of my kids on the ground Some of Portola's players opened in 2009, has a touching the grass. When I remarked on how the field capacity of 9,100 people, asked them what they wereallowed no bad hops. The ball Around 350 people showed doing, they looked up at me actually bounced like it was up to watch the two Plumas and said, 'We've never felt supposed to: a new County teams compete, grass like this before!'"experience for the Plumas "It was like going to A groundskeeper was on players. LEY Hernandez and Brubaker agreed that the experience for the players was worth it. The two coaches decided to make the game at the Aces' stadium an annual event. Both coaches still have tickets available for sale for those interested in checking out the Aces Ballpark sometime this season. Tickets cost $10 apiece, and the money spent goes to benefit the high school teams. Those interested can call Brubaker at 251-3395 or Hernandez at 249-0365. This cowboy holds on for dear life during last year's saddle bronc riding portion of the rodeo clinic at Feather River College. For the third year, FRC's rodeo program will hold a free clink'for all interested in rodeo; this year's dates are April 21 and 22. Photo by James Wilson FRC rodeo to open a for all brave enough rena i James Wilson ensure a safe area. Sports Editor These experienced cowboys will give instruction on every detail Feather River College's involved with bull and rodeo program is preparing bronc riding, from for its third annual Rough groundwork to out of the Stock Rodeo Clinic, to be bucking Chute and held at FRC's rodeo arena everything in between. April 21 - 22. This is the The clinic will give second year FRC will open participants a good sense the clinic to the public, of what to expect should allowing anyone interested they pursue rodeo. in rodeo to learn all about The clinic is free for it up close and personal, anyone willing to The clinic will focus on participate. Those interested the rough-stock portion of should contact Jesse Segura rodeos: namely bareback at 283-0202, ext. 306, or and saddle bronc riding and bull riding. One of the advantages of the clinic is GOLF RESULTS the more-than-qualified instruction participants will receive. More than 15 qualifiers from the National Finals Rodeo will be present to instruct and Mt. Huff Golf Scores Is it Spring, or what? Fantastic day for the Mt. Huff Wednesday Morning Scramble on April 9. In first place at eight under par, the team of Ron Christenson, Dick Grace, Ron Carter and Ted Trafton came roaring in. In second place at five under par was the team of Leo Sorosinski, Ralph Cote, Mike Ingle and Bill McRobert. The chip-in contest was a split between Ralph Cote and Mike Ingle, while closest to the pin winner was Loren Lindner. It only got better on Thursday, April 10, for the Thursday Evening Scramble. The Thursday scramble is played in nine holes. In first place after a chip-off and at two under MONDAY- FRIDAY 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Quality Controlled Concrete Concrete Pumps Available Family Owned & Operated Since 1976 Locations in Portola & Lake Almanor Serving Plumas, Lassen, & Sierra Counties | Play All Day $85 After lpm s65 After 3pm Through May 22nd 530-836-0394 par were team members Austin Lindford, Keith Lindford and Leaf VanPelt. In second place, also at two under par were Stan Carr, Perry Bertocci, Barry Gossett and J.D. Blessy. The long drive champ was John Bowen and closest to the pin was won by Stan Carr. 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