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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Aug. 1C 20,2014 # AND r Ma local raises James Wilson helps foster families, raised Sports Editor more than $20,000 for its outdoor ad'eenture Quest program. The event drew a Now in their fourth year, crowd from all over the United the race organizers of States, with entrants traveling Running With the Bears from as far as New York and marathon have event Florida for the marathon• In planning down to a science• total, 328 people registered for The popular Boston Marathon the event. qualifier set in breathtaking "It was great to meet people Indian Valley went off last from all over the country," Saturday morning without a commented race director hitch• Josie Litchfield. "Each year Mountain Circle Family Services, a local nonprofit that See Marathon, page 2C Participants running the half-marathon at Running With the Bears in Greenville on Aug. 16 start from the Goss Ranch. This was the fourth year Mountain Circle Family Services held the annual event, which has grown steadily each year. Simo Leone, front, kept his pace and didn't allow anyone to pass him D he eventually placedfirst in the category. Photo by James Wilson i!i: Cody Kiser holds on for dear life during the bareback portion of the Extreme Bulls and Broncs rodeo at the Plumas-Sierra County Fair on Aug. 16. The rodeo was hosted by the Feather River College rodeo team for the second year in a row. Photo by James Wilson eo James Wilson program, and was often seen Sports Editor at its events driving his water truck around the arena, keeping the dust down. At the It was a memorable night Cattlemen's dinner before the for alYwho attended the rodeo rodeo, Leonhardt's family at the Plumas-Sierra County donated his water truck to Fair the night of Aug. 16. FRC's program. Saddle bronc, bareback and Before the rodeo, Segura bronc riders took to the horse promised thrills and spills, arena to compete at the and he didn't disappoint. One rough-stock rodeo put on by by one, cowboys took turns Feather River College's rodeo trying to tame the beasts they team. rode on. The bleachers were packed In the bull-riding division, as rider after rider tried his Kris Mathews won the pot. In luck holding on as the rough the saddle-bronc contest, stock tried time and again to FRC's Quincy Crumb won it buck them off. all. Similarly, FRC's Grant "It seemed like everyone Denny took the bareback had a really good time," said contest. rodeo organizer and coach for Denny has been making a FRC Jesse Segura, "I really name for himself on the thank everyone for coming national pro circuit this out and making the event summer, competing in and possible• This is something winning multiple rodeos. A the community always highlight of Denny's summer enjoys•" was placing first in the Pikes The rodeo started with an Peak Rodeo in Colorado empty saddle tribute to Springs, snatching up a purse Earnest "Danny" Leonhardt, of $17,000. the FRC rodeo team's "llth Part of the reason FRC took man." The announcer spoke of over the fair rodeo was to give Leonhardt's legacy of its cowboys one more chance inspiration, and how his to practice in front of a crowd passing left a void on FRC's before its season begins later rodeo t am and the this month• FRC will host the community in general, first rodeo of its region Oct. 10 Leonhardt was a big - 11 at the fairground's horse supporter of FRC's rodeo arena• astics make he United Sti an estimated seven It takes around 700 decompose, cubic Many common, everyday products are made from recycled plastic. Advertising funded by a grant managed by Plumas County Deptartment of Public Works; Boneless, Whole Pork FamilyPacks Center Cut Thick Assorted Country Style Pork Ribs Pack Boneless Sliced Cherrywood Smoked Fresh Country Pork In the Bag Pork Pork Shoulder I Pork• ! Pork Tenderloins,,,S3.H Pork ! 4