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2A Wednesday, July 28, 2010 Feather River Bulletin e . The second stop in the Chalise Galloway in the 18- Plumas Championship Se- plus age group with 15 ties for gymkhana at thepoints. Plumas-Sierra fairgrounds Points are accrued based took place this last Satur- on the number of riders in day. each event and where they Improvement by many of place. the riders was apparent in The next gymkhana is at strong times, the Plumas-Sierra County Current leaders in the Fair Aug. 14. The final two race for the silver buckle dates are Sept. 18 and Oct. 2. are Allie Davis, 7 - 12 age Contact the fair office to group, with 58 points, enter or visit the fair web- Kelsey Whitlow, 13 - 17 site at plumas-sierracounty- group with 6 points, July 17 Gymkhana Results Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds Horse Arena Barrels 7-12 years 2. Perry Greene 1. Allie Davis, 26.18 sec 3. Bailie Coonrod 2. Bailie Coonrod 4. Morgan Bowling 3. Perry Greene 4. Morgan Bowling Single Stake 18+ 1. Chalise Galloway, Barrels 18+ years 12.0665 sec 1. Kitty Mlaker, 20.575 2. Chalise Galloway Hurry Scurry 7 - 12 years 1. Allie Davis, 27.52 sec Speed Barrels 7 - 12 years 2. Cheyla Galloway 1. Allie Davis, 15.3 sec 3. Bailie Coonrod 2. Cheyla Galloway 4. Perry Greene 3. Perry Greene 4. Morgan Bowling Hurry Scurry 18+ Speed Barrels 18+ years 1. Chalise Galloway, 32.57 1. Kitty Mlaker, 12.82 sec sec 2. Chalise Galloway Flag Race 7 - 12 years Poles 7 - !2 years 1. Cheyla Galloway, 52.145 1. Allie Davis, 16.51 sec sec 2. Perry Greene 2. Bailie Coonrod 3. Morgan Bowling 3. Morgan Bowling 4. Bailie Coonrod 4. Allie Davis Poles 18+ years Flag Race 18+ 1. Kitty Mlaker, 19.05 sec 1. Chalise Galloway, 35.335 2. Chalise Galloway sec Keyhole 7 - 12 years 1. Bailie Coonrod, 17.12 sec Speed Ball 7 - 12 years 2. Allie Davis 1. Bailie Coonrod, 21.175 sec 3. Perry Greene 2. Cheyla Galloway 4. Cheyla Galloway 3. Morgan Bowling Single Stake 7 - 12 years Speed Ball 18+ 1. Allie Davis, 11.895 sec1. Chalise Galloway, 16.88 sec The Central Plumas Recre- grade- (U15) division. Youth Teams will be drafted by divi- Boland added. ation and Park District is ac- soccer uniforms may be pur- sion in the following order: All lower division games cepting sign-ups for its 2010 chased at Ayoob's in Quincy. Kindergarten, first and sec- will be played Saturday Youth Soccer League. "Soccer is one of those ond grades at 5:30 p.m. mornings in Quincy at the The boys' and girls' soccer great international sportsThird, fourth and fifth, Feather River College fields, league, which is open to that promote physical fitness, sixth grades at 6:30 p.m. while the upper division, U- youths of all abilities from agility, stamina, good sports- Seventh and eighth grades 15 teams will split their play- kindergarten through ninth manship and a team con- at 8 p.m. ing time between the college grade, begins with team prac- cept," stated recreation and Positions remain available and the Graeagle soccer tices in early September. Sat- park district manager, Jimfor new and returning coach- fields. urday morning league games Boland. es in nearly all divisions The deadline for Youth Soc- begin Sept. 11, and continue The soccer team draft, forof play. "We encourage indi- cer League sign-ups is 4 p.m. weekly through Nov. 6, at the coaches only, is tentatively viduals that are even remote- Friday, Aug. 27. Feather River College dia- scheduled Wednesday, Sept. 1 ly interested in playing, For more information re- monds, at the Quincy Library meet- coaching or refereeing games garding coaching or referee- The cost toplay Youth Soc- ing room. Coaches will to give us a call. We offering opportunities, or player cer this year is $25 for K promptly contact players on pre-season coaching and registrations, contact the through 6th grade, and $35 their teams to advise them of referee clinics and plenty of recreation and park district for the seventh- and eighth practice ~lays and times, support during the season,"at 283-3278. Ii Registration is nowopen for sures what students need to During registration, stu- the optional ACT Writing the Sept. 11 ACT test. Students know to be ready for entry-lev- dents may select up to four Test, the total cost is $48. Stu- who wish to take the college el college-credit courses based universities to receive their dents who qualify may apply admission and placement ex- on ACT College Readiness score reports. ACT scores are for a fee waiver through their am must register before Aug. Standards. Every student's re- accepted by all four-year col- high school counselor. 6. sults can be tied directly to leges and universities across The ACT website, actstu- The national ACT Septem- these consistent standards, the United States. ACT reports, has helpful informa- ber exam is the earliest col- The ACT has four sectionsscores only when requested to tion, free sample items, and lege admissions test date of -- English, mathematics, read- do so by the student. Addition: options to order inexpensive the school year. For high ing and science-- and takes al score reports are available test preparation materials to school seniors, this date is an about three hours to complete, for a small fee. get ready for the exam. How- excellent opportunity to re- Students who take the ACTAll students complete a de- ever, the best preparation is to ceive test results in time for Plus Writing complete an op- tailed inventory of questions take rigorous core courses in early decision applications, tional writing test that re- during ACT registration. Each school, study hard and learn The September test date is of- quires an additional 30 min- test taker receives an ACTthe academic skills needed in fered only within the United utes. score report that includes a college. States and the District of Co- Unlike other exams, stu- wide variety of information to Most students register on- lumbia, dents are not penalized for assist with high school course line at Stu- The ACT is a curriculum- guessing or answering all the selection, college readiness, dents may also pick up regis- based exam. It tests what stu- questions on each test section, career planning and college tration forms from their high dents have actually learned in In fact, it is beneficial for test admissions, school counseling offices. Reg- school, not their aptitude for takers to answer all questions The cost for the ACT test istration is available until learning. The ACT also mea- within the time allowed, without writing is $33. With Aug. 20, for an extra $21 fee. 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