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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, April 25, 2012 lC SPORTS AND RECI00002.00TION Greenville's Cooper KingdOn takes a shot off the fairway that landed squarely on the green. Chester's Topher Taylor watches his putt roll toward the cup, as teammate Harry LeSeur minds the pin. Taylor and LeSeur posted the two best scores during the high school matchat Plumas Pines April 19. Fore[ The high school golf teams of Chester, Portola and Greenville competed at Plumas Pines Golf Course last Thursday, April 19. Chester won with a team score of 427, followed by Portola with 491 and Greenville with 562. The top golfers that day were Chester's Topher Taylor with a score of 75, Chester's Harry LeSeur (77), Chester's Jacob Angelis (81), Portola's Preston Rush (84), Portola's Zach Martinez (85) and Greenville's Cooper Kingdon (95). Photos by Shannon Morrow Portola's Flint Fambrough prepares to tee off, as Greenville's Christian Beres evaluates the course. Portola's Zach Martinez watches his drive sail above the fairway. Get out and explore now that s0000ring is her00? DELAINE FRAGNOU Managing Editor dfragnoli@plumasnews.com The burgeoning number of outdoor events is a sure sign that spring is here and folks are ready to get out and ex- plore. The next month is full of interesting outings for the nature minded. Lassen Land and Trails Trust (LLTT) offers a tour, Birds of the Modoc Wildlife Refuge, Saturday, April 28. Part of the Discover Lassen County series, the tour will explore the plentiful wildlife within the Modoc Wildlife Refuge, a popular stopping point for a variety of birds during spring mi- gration along the Pacific Flyway. Cassandra Roeder, private land biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Service, leads the trip, which runs 5- 7:30 p.m. The outing is appropriate for the whole family; it in- cludes less than two miles of light walking. The trip con- cludes with dinner at the Likely Cafe, included in the registration fee. The trip is $10 for members of LLTT and $15 for non-members. Registration is required. For more information and to reg- ister, visit llttweb.org or call Jessie at 257-3252. The Yahi Group of the Sierra Club, out of Chico, plans a seven - eight mile hike Sunday, April 29, in the Feather River Canyon, from Pulga to Mayaro. The loop takes in pretty views, a wa- terfall and the remains of an old resort town. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and bring lunch and water. Call leaders Kellie (892-1744), Jeanne (899-9980) or Alan (891-8789) to arrange a meet- ing place. Lassen Land and Trails Trust hosts the Paiute Meadows Trail Run and Walk Saturday, May 19, at Susanville Ranch Park in Susanville. Options include a one-mile kids run and se- nior walk at 8:30 a.m.; a two- mile run and walk at 9:30 a.m.; and the main event, a 4.7-mile run, at 9:30 a.m. Kids age 12 and under run or walk for free; those under 18 pay $10; and adults (over 18) pay $17. Those are pre-regis- tration amounts. Fees in. crease after May 17. The run is a benefit for LLTT. For more information or to reg- ister, visit llttweb.org or call 257-3252. The next day, Sunday, May 20, LLTT offers Summer Annular Eclipse as part of its ongoing Discover Lassen County series. The outing visits Lassen Creek Conser- vation Area to experience the eclipse with Ellie Orbe- ton and Bill Faatz. Viewing glasses and take-home infor- mation will be provided for this astronomical event. This is the first annular eclipse to take place in main- land American since May 10, 1994. The trip is free. For more in- formation or to register, visit llttweb.org or call 257-3252. The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship gets its trail season under way Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, with a Trail Daze event at Antelope Lake. Work in- cludes a turnpike project and finishing some singletrack behind a mini. excavator. The work is part of the group's efforts to restore 18 miles of trail that have been out of commission since several wildfires burned through the area. Organizers are encourag- ing families to come out for this campout. The group is rolling out its new Trail Kids program, aimed at youngsters 5 - 11. The area boasts lots of family-friendly activities, from fishing and. boating to bike riding and hiking. Meet at 10 a.m. at Boulder Creek campground on the northwest side of Antelope Lake. There will be a three -' mile drive and short hike to the work site. SBTS provides tools and trail guidance, breakfast bagels and sack lunches. Help the group go green by providing your own insulat- ed cup and containers for lunch. Participants should bring work gloves, work boots/ shoes, water, daypack and sun protection. Dress in layers. You will need to provide your own camping gear, too. The county's bicycling season rolls into action Sat- urday, May 26, with the Indi- an Valley Century Rides. There a'e 100-kilometer or 100-miles options; each in- cludes lunch catered by the Genesee Store. Entry forms are on the website, indianval- ley.net. For more information give the Indian Valley Cham- ber of Commerce, the spon- sor, a ring at 284-6633. Y