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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, May 7, 2014 3(:: American Valley Speedway opens with transitions The 2014 racing season at American Valley Speedway is a time of transition. The DART Dwarf Association informed AVS of its dissolving after years of development of a relationship. This announcement lead to a gain in other classes. Chase Nieman and family developed a modified. It made its public appearance at the first Saturday Night Race at the Quincy fairgrounds. Jess Van Kol made his first appearance in a Hobby Stock. Since last season the class has gained popularity and puts on a good show. The Mini Stock class lost a champion in its class, Brittney Nieman stepped up to a Hobby Stock. The class also saw Dennis Johnson come out of a 28-year retirement. Son David is entertaining the crowd in his modifed that had its front inside wheel off the ground for much of a race. This season looks exciting with many local drivers. The Hobby Stock class has grown from three participants to ten. Dan Dias of Portola was the big winner. He is a veteran in the class. Joe Blackwell of Quincy made his debut and came in second. Veteran Joe Wirtz of Portola came in third. Dennis Johnson of Portola came in fourth. He proved that he was not over the hill. David Pierce of Paradise came in fifth. Veteran Dan Rameey of Quincy came in sixth. The Hobby Stock Class is a new center for local drivers to entertain our spectators. AVS is working to make local racing a family affair. The IMCA Modified remains the big attraction. Fifteen teams competed in main event. The majority are familiar faces. All are extremely competitive. Will Zinn took the checked flag just 1.1 second ahead of Matt Murphy. 5.08 seconds separated Bill Pearson, EriCa Buhr, Chris Nieman, Bobby Higgins, Chase Nieman, Justin Saltel, Jim Turner and Craig Nieman. Adopt I cat and we vill vavc the adoption fee on the 2nd cat! AT THE SPEEDWAY LARRY F. DOUGLAS Contributor American Valley Speedway Seven yellow flags kept the competition close. Many cars have new scars. The season is just beginning. The Mini Stock class has a new face in a familiar car. Kelsea Wood made her debut in the yellow 3A pickup that her brother Joe drove several years ago. Father Brian is driving a new National Guard green 3A Hobby Stock. Larry Whitebird took first ahead of Lance Bain. Jacob Diaz and Kelsea Wood were in their own battle of rookies. Jacob won the first round and Kelsea is getting used. to turn four. The 2014 season is starting with entertainment for the entire family. It is Saturday night entertainment for all ages. American Valley Speedway is welcoming all that are willing to make the races a family event. The next race is May 31. For more info call 530-283-2175 or check our facebook. You can also log onto americanvalley speedway.com. GOLF RESULTS Graeagle Men's Golf Association Graeagle Men's Golf Association (GMGA) had a good turnout for their regular Wednesday Men's Play Day with 38 players. The weather was great, except for some gusty winds, and Graeagle Meadows Golf Course was in excellent condition, especially considering how early it is in the golf season. As usual, the field was divided into two divisions, a White Tee Division and a ComboTee Division. The format for the competition was two best net balls of the foursome. The White Tee Division was won by the team of Randy Peterson, George Fraser, Jim Adams and Jim Reynolds with a team net score of 122, that is 22 strokes under par. Second place was won be the team of Norm Miller, Gary Reid, Jac Castleton and Russ Barker with a score of 127. In the White Tee Division, there were three skins awarded: two to Gary Reid and one to John Iconberry. John is new to the GMGA. Congratulations to John. In the Combo Tee Division, the winners were Duane Austin, Ron Tobler, Tom Gossett and John Lighthill with a team net score of 117, that is 27 under par. Second place was won by Cliff Klemesrud, Mike Campbell, Bill Keese and Jay Hendrick with a score of 122. There were 8 skins awarded in the Combo Tee Division: two to Jay Hendrick and one each to John Grasso, Tom Gossett, Tom Fregulia, Ron Tobler, Marv Pierce, Teb Leavitt and John Lighthill. Congratulations to all. Mt. Huff Quite the competition on Wednesday, April 30, for the morning scramble! Excellent turnout, and a hot competition between the teams ensued! In fwst plac e at five under par was the team of David Smuts, John Hackett and Don McConnell. The heat was on the second place, as three teams came in at four under par. The winner was decided after a spirited chip-in contest, Loren Lindner aced an eagle hole number seven, giving the See Golf Results, page 5C Ruffas Downtown Young adult unaltered male tan/wht Pit bull/bulldog mix. Adult spayed female DSH Tortishell. 1 Our office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8am-5pm. Saturday viewing is by appointment only. Office hours are subject to change due to staffing, calling prior to visiting shelter is recommended. All potential adopters must complete an adoption consultation form and be approved prior to adoption. Adoption fees are $10.00 for dogs and cats, license fee for dogs are $15.00 per year. Your Local Full Service Pet & Feed Store 283-9605 362 Crescent St. Quincy (next to Feather River Fitness) For Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications Broadband Seriously Fast Internet. Really! Try it out for Free! * Streaming Video* VOiP* Video Gaming* Podcasts* Facetime*