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2C Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter James Wilson league and n6nleague oppo- (PHS) football team will start Sports Reporter nents this season," said Goss. its season in Burney this Fri- sports@plumasnews.com"Nothing is going to comeday as well. The game begins easy, but I've been happyat 5:30 p.m. PHS's volleyball The season for fall sports with the practice that we've team plays its first match is upon us as Plumas Coun- had so far. It looks like we Aug. 24 at the Yerington ty's high schools and Feather are going to be pretty tough." Tournament. River College (FRC) teams Goss said the fundamen- The women's soccer team gear up for their seasons, tals and strong knowledge of also plays in Quincy's Au- Practices and training the sport would win QHS gust Fest this Friday. camps have been taking games thisseason. PHS's football coach place throughout the county Chester High School Steve Heskett is excited as each team prepares for a (CHS) has three teams this about the size of the team tough season ahead, season: football, volleyball this year. With 31 players, Quincy High School and women's soccer. CHS'stheteamis two-deepperposi- (QHS) will play four teams football team will travel to tion. this season. QHS's football Quincy for its first game "I'm really trying to con- season will start out in Truc- Aug. 31, at 5:30 p.m. centrate on the team aspect kee at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. The volleyball team hostsof the game," said Heskett. 24. The volleyball team will Biggs Aug. 30, at a time still "There are no individuals on play its first match Aug. 28 in to be determined, this team. Also, we were Susanville at 5:30 p.m. The women's soccer team young last year and this year Quincy's soccer teams is also in Quincy for the Au- we are so much more experi- host the annual August Fest gustFest this Friday. enced." Friday and Saturday, Aug. 24 "The girls' soccer team is ~reenvllle High School and 25, hosting seven men's going to be tough again this (GHS) will field two teams teams and five women's year," said CHS's athletic di- this season: football and teams, rector Terry Hernandez. "We volleyball. Greenville's foot- QHS's men's team starts have 19 girls on the team and ball team is in Division VI its season against Butte'Val- a lot of good returning play- and will play an eight-man ley Friday, Aug. 24, at 2 p.m ers. Their record really team. The team begins its while the women's team will speaks for itself." season at home against Hap- find out who they play Fri- Hernandez also empha- py Camp Friday, Aug. 24, at 6 day morning, sized the speed and quick- p.m. There are more players ness of the football team. GHS's volleyball team on QHS's football team than "We can't outmuscle plays QHS Aug. 30 in Quincy in years past, making them a some of the bigger teams we"We should field some stronger team to reckon go up against," said Hernan- competitive teams this sea- with. Head coach Tom Goss 'dez, "so we have to utilize son," said GHS's athletic di- said he expects the football our speed. That's what we've rector Russ Crouch. "Our team to have a winning sea- mostly been working on dur- football team is looking son. ingpractice." stronger this year and our "We have some tough Portola High School's volleyball team remains Quincy High School's football team disbands after a day of practice. QHS will play its first game this season Friday night at 5:30 p.m. at Chester High School. Photo by James Wilson strong." team." The volleyball team When asked what the FRC has four teams that begins its season Aug. 31 teams have been focusing on will be giving it their all this in Gavilan, at 11 a.m. Men's in practice thus far, Crouch fall: football, volleyball, soccer travels to West Hills to said, "Trying to avoid the men's soccer and women's play its first game Aug. 27 at smoke! But really, we'vesoccer, noon. FRC's women's been focusing on condition- The FRC football season soccer plays at home Aug. 28 ing and we're developing a starts Sept. 1, at 7 p.m. at against Sierra College at new offense for the football Butte College. 4p.m. Portola cheerleaders win trip to London McKenna Popish and Josie Bastian show off their awards and celebratory pamphlets. Popish and Bastian, Portola High School cheerleaders, were chosen during the recent UCA Cheer Camp for the All American Cheer team. They will have an opportunity to perform in the New Years Day Parade in London, England. Photo submitted Save decks & siding from water damage Downspouts water diverter Custom installation Adds value & appeal to your house 22 Different Colors FREE ESTIMATES CA LIC #690120 Michael Kirack, Owner/Builder CONSTRUCTION, INC James Wilson Bub and Kenny, recognized up to Dwarf cars. Crosby has Sports Reporter Jason's passion for racing, proven himself to be a true sports@plumasnews.com Tandy decided to see if the competitor in the last three skill of racing was heredi- seasons at the AVS. This The DART Dwarf champi- tary and offered Jason a car. season alone, Crosby has onships will be held this Sat- For the last two years placed in the top three in urday and Sunday at the Marshall, with Tandy andnearly every heat he raced American Valley SpeedwayJesse Lazzarino of Lazzarino in. (AVS) in the grandstands of Machine Works, slowly "I mainly do this for the the Plumas County Fair- fixed up the car into some- camaraderie and healthy grounds, thing more race-worthy, competition I get from allthe Drivers from all over Marshall began racing the other racers," said Cr0sby. Washoe, Sierra, Plumas and car, even when there were Chase Nieman, much like Lassen counties will battle it still problems with it. Jason Marshall, comes from out for the championship ,Marshall had always been a long line of,racers in his Among all the drive s are of racing and, when he family. In the last 30 years, three from Plumas County:decided to race himself, he there has not been a single Jason Marshal, driving the also decided to keep his faro- event at the American Val- number 44D car; Jason Cros- ily's legacy going by using ley Speedway that didn't by in the 2D car; and Chase his uncle Kenny's old num- have a Nieman in it. Nieman in the 1D car. All bet 44. Nieman's father Curt, his three are Quincy residents. 'Marshall will be on a uncle Craig, his sister Brit- Each of these local dri- leave from fighting the tney and his cousin Chris vers has backgrounds that Reading Fire in Lassen to at- are all racers involved with pushed them in the direction tend the DART Dwarf Na- AVS. of racing. Racing has always tionals this weekend. Curt is AVS's promoter been a part of their lives and Jason Crosby was also and race director, as well as family histories. Their fall- born in Quincy. Crosby's fa- the public relations director. lies' legacies live on with ther introduced him to too- Racing has been an integral them. torcycles and hot rods. Cros- part of the Nieman family Marshall's grandfather by, like Jason Marshall, was all of Chase's life. "Bub" Marshall and uncle raised in the environment of "I've been racing since I Kenny Marshall were leg- going fast for the sake of go- was 5," said Nieman. "I ends of the American Valley ing fast. started out in go carts and Speedway since they began Though Crosby grew up switched over to regular racing in the 1980s. Both around Mgh-speed ma- cars as soon as I could." Marshalls were monsters on chines, he never really be- Nieman's sister Brittney the track and not many en- came that interested in rac- is the Pure Mini Stock track joyed racing against them. ing. After high school, Cros- champion of the speedway. Through the '90s, Bub by moved to Reno, where he Nieman hopes to join her as and Kenny dominated the began racing shifter karts, a track champ by taking the track and Jason was always "I've always had a desire DART Dwarfs champi- there to cheer them along, to compete," said Crosbyonships this weekend Aug. All of Jason's best childhood while recalling his introduc- 24 and 25. "- memories were based tion to racing. 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