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6C Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • i Derby brings n trophy fish Alan Traynor and Carol Voris show off the monster trout they caught during the Team Trout and Salmon Fishing Derby on June 14. The two fishers, along with their fellow teammate Jack Schultz, placed third overall. Photo by James Wilson James Wilson Sports Editor The Almanor Fishing Association hosted its third annual Team Trout and Salmon Fishing Derby last Saturday, in partnership with the nonprofit Kokanee Power• The tournament was deemed a success, with 48 teams made up of 109 people competing• Last year, the local turnout was somewhat of a disappointment to the AFA, but this year was different. The money raised from the derby goes to feed the fish in the AFA's cage-rearing program, which helps stimulate the local economy and overall benefits the lake. This year, a good number of participants were from the area. "We appreciate the local interest this year," said the association's president, Rich Denglar. "We planted 50,000 trout this year-all fertile fish- and that affects mainly the people who live here•" All the teams came in to the U.S. Forest Service ramp area on the west side of the lake between 1-2 p.m. to get their fish weighed• The team tallies were based on the total weight of their biggest three fish• The Department of Fish and Wildlife was on hand, taking samples of fish scales. There was a good amount of fish at one time, allowing the DFW to get a good amount of samples at once. The team made up of Gary Coe and John Lico took first place with three fish that weighed an accumulated 15.3 pounds• That team also won the biggest trout award, with a 5.76-pounder. The team of Allen Shepard, Tom Taylor, Paul Passor and Pete Witham won the biggest salmon award, pulling in a 4.02-pound king. The junior winner was Haylee Trip with a 3.0-pound trout• Those who are interested in the AFA and its fish rearing cage program can visit m. To learn more about the regional nonprofit Kokanee Power, go to kokaneepoweEorg. Mt. Huff golf course up for sale James Wilson Sports Editor There's a good chance that golfers out of Indian Valley are soon going to have to travel a bit farther to play a round• Loren Lindner, owner of the Mt: Huff Golf Course, plans to shut the popular course down if it isn't sold by the end of July. The course was built more than 50 years ago by Sy Brand; then Loren and his wife, Virginia Lindner, bought the course back in 1986.The course, located in Crescent Mills, is the only one in Indian Valley. "The main reason we're calling it quits is I'm going to be 75 in a few months here," said Loren on why he decided , to make July the deadline for the course. "My wife and I decided we can't wait that much longer•" Loren is asking $300,000 for the course, which has quite a few features• Some of the cot/rse's highlights include a nine-hole executive golf course, a 275-yard driving range, a 1,200-square foot clubhouse, a 1,900-square- foot shop building, a six-unit RV park, two wells, a fully Loren Lindner sits in one of his 14 golf carts at Mt, Huff Golf Course in Cresent Mills. Lindner, along with his wife Virginia, are calling it quits and selling the course. If the course doesn't sell by the end of July, the couple plan to close it down and retire. Photo by James Wilson automated watering system and 14 golf carts• From the longest tees, the course measures 4,439 yards and has a slope rating of 98 and a 61.4 United States Golf Association rating• Each hole has two tees for different skill levels• According to Loren, he and his wife aren't planning an extravagant retirement just a quiet one. "My wife was born around here and I moved up around 1970, so this country is home," said Loren. "We don't have any plans for any big trips or anything• We just want to fiddle around and do whatever comes to mind." Those interested in buying the course can contact Loren at 284-6300. FR C women's James Wilson Sports Editor As its third annual fundraiser, the Feather River College women's basketball team will hold a team-building camp for high school varsity girls' basketball teams• The camp will take place at the college July 21 - 23. FRC head women's basketball coach Haley i ,,. i • DUIII.II% IILUli.I n I"lUylt5:MVfs ItlJUl tl• " Last-lap upse t gives Papenhousen the 00/in at American.Valley Speedway AT THE SPEEDWAY LARRY F. DOUGLAS Contributor American Valley Speedway The last American Valley • Speedway Saturday Night 'Races were held in conjunction with the County Picnic• It is only fitting that Joe Blackwell, a senior public works employee, would get his first checked flag in the Hobby Stock race. Few conditions had changed since the previous race but the results were very different. In the Modified Main Event, the Victor was not determined until "after the last turn of the Vmal lap. Mechanical difficulties plagued drivers again in the races•, Dan Dias who won the first heat race over Jesse Van Kol did not start the main. Jesse Van Kol who led the main for seventeen laps did not finish and placed seventh out of the nine cars entering. Joe Blackwell won the second heat race and the main. Dennis Johnson finished third in the first heat race and second in the main. Dana Gordon finished third in the main with Dan Ramey in fourth. Johnson and Gordon have their own dual going• David Woods finished fifth with Brittney Nieman in sixth• Lary Whitebird and Lance Dam overcame the mechanical difficulties of the last race. Whitebird finished first in the heat race and the main. Bain finished second in the heat race and third in main. Tyler Cheek finished third in the heat race and second in the main. Kelsea Woods is earning her wings and leading in prayers• The IMCA Modified Main event came down to the wire. Jeff 01schowka led the entire twenty-five-lap race with Richard Papenhausen and Matt Murphy within striking range• Papenhausen struck on the last turn of the last lap to take the checkered flag. Erica Buhr came in third with Will Zinn in fourth. Chris Nieman came in fLfth with cousin Chase in eleventh• Jim Turner came in sixth with Robert Miller in seventh. Matt Murphy, who had been second for much of the race, only completed 23 laps to finish in thirteenth. :" The IMCA Modified class i:: draws competitors outside the local area. Papenhausen comes from Chico. Matt and Mitch Murphy come from Susanville. Erica Buhr from Chester; Jake Van Tol from Orland. Robert Miller comes •. from Gardnerville, Nevada, : . and Mark Skennder from " " Wadsworth, Nevada. The next race is on Saturday, June 21. It marks the beginning of the Quincy/Susanville Mini Series of IMCA Modifieds. It is a separate series with the points winner receiving a large purse• For more information, check our ... Facebook page or log on to ."  m, or call 530-283-2175• American Valley Speedway , 2014 Calendar June 21 - Mini series rice July 26 - Mini series race Aug. 2 - IMCAModifeds, Mini Stocks, Hobby Stocks Aug. 17 - Fair race Aug. 23 - IMCA Modifeds, Mini Stocks, Hobby Stocks Sept. 20 - Timber cup *Schedule tentative. Subject to change at any time. Racing starts at 7p.m. basketball to hold camp:. White is planning the camp to be as informative as possible. White is hoping to have six teams sign up, so each team will get plenty of practice competing with their competition. As of now, Quincy, Loyalton, Corning and Lincoln are signed'up for the camp, making two slots available• The clinic will go beyond teaching the athletes the fundamentals of the game. ! White will hold an hour-long i :' clinic with each team with specialized drills and instruction depending on what the team coach wants to focus on. The price for the clinic varies depending on circumstances, such as .... whether or not the athletes ' :" : will need provided lodging• :"  Coaches and interested • parents can contact White at