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2C Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter GOLF RESULTS Graeagle Meadows Women's Club GMWGC!s three-round 2015 Club Championship was played on Aug. 6, 11 and 13. Twenty-two players vied in two divisions: the Red Tee Division (from which the player with the lowest gross score was crowned Club Champion, and the second low gross the Runner-up), and the Red-Green Combo Tee Division (whose players played a shorter course). Play was followed by a celebration luncheon at the Graeagle Meadows Clubhouse, where Chris and his staff provided a delicious lunch and sinfully delicious desserts. The 2015 GMWGC Club Champion is Priscilla Piper, with a three-round gross score of 264. Priscilla has won the Club Championship many times since joining our Club. Cheryl Brennan won the Runner-up honors with a score of 288. Red Tee Division net winners included: first place, Ellen Fearing (204), second place, Bey Reynolds (216) and third place, JoAnn Lake (219). Combo Tee Division net winners were: first place, Sue Taylor (206), second place, Linda Bilger (207) and third place, Karen Fraser (208). Great play, ladies. Over the three rounds, there were many chip-ins: two each for Karen Fraser, Carol Miller, Debbie Peterson and Bev Reynolds. And one chip-in each for Linda Bilger, Cheryl Brennan, Lois Childress, Karen Linde, Janet Reihsen, Jill Slocum and Suzie Wiese. Bailey Creek Women's Club It's July 29. August is almost here! Can't believe how fast the summer is moving along. Today's golf game was Low Putts and Bunkers. Placing first in low putts was Jan Vortman. Julie Brown placed second. Most one putts went to Diana Pallari, with "most" bunkers going to Aggie O'Neal. Congratulations to all the winners. On Aug. 12, our game was Low Net and Guess-Your-Score with three teams competing. In the first flight Joan Dickerson placed first with Wynetta Regli placing second. In the second flight, the winners were first place, Jenni Cesarin and second place, Diana Pallari. It was such a beautiful day on the Bailey Creek course; we all hope this weather continues into fall season. Plumas Pines Men's Club Results for Aug. 13 A beautiful day brought 22 golfers out for a game of Individual Low Net. Here are the winners: Bowling Flight 1st, 67, Frank Motzkus 2nd, 69, Brad Clark T3, 70, Bruce Walker T3, 70, Sam Williams Shipp Flight 1st, 64, John Donohue 2nd, 66, Charles Ross 3rd; 67, Barry Mitchell 4th, 72, Randy McDonald This event also served as Round 2 of the Senior and Super-Senior Club Championships. Seniors were aged 55-67 years old and Super-Seniors were aged 68-84 years old. Round 1 took place August 6th. Here are the winners: Senior Low Gross 1st 83-78 -- 161 Kim Roberts 2nd 79-85 -- 164 Steve Munsen 3rd 96-84 -- 180 Brad Clark Senior Low Net 1st 79-67 -- 146 Frank Motzkus (Card-off) 2nd 70-76 -- 146 Steve Munsen 3rd 81-69 -- 150 Brad Clark Super-Senior Low Gross i on The Quincy Lady Trojans volleyball squad opens the 2015 season tomorrow night against the Chester Lady Volcanoes, with varsity action on the court beginning at 7 p.m. Prior to the varsity game there will be a fan appreciation and "" rally starting at 6:30 p.m. The junior varsity team will begin its season the same night starting at 5 p.m. Admission to all the evening's events will be free to students and fans alike. For more information, call the high school at 283-6510. 1st 88-82 -- 170 John Donohue 2nd 91-86 -- 177 Barry Mitchell 3rd 89-94 -- 183 Mike Wilson Super-Senior Low Net 1st, 73-67 -- 140 Barry Mitchell 2nd, 68-73 -- 141 Mike Wilson 3rd, 72-72 -- 144 Randy McDonald Congratulations to the 2015 Champions who will receive their prize winnings and award plaques at the Annual Fall Meeting in September. Complete tourney results will be posted at the clubhouse. The travel team completed their series competition against league-leading Ferntey Golf Club with a monstrous win at home by a score of 39.5 to 5.5. This performance should vault the team into f'n-st place going into the last month of competition in September. Sierra Sage at Stead remains our final foe. Graeagle Meadows Friday, Aug. 14, had the Badditos playing their standard individual low net and skins. With players in mid-season form and the golf course in great condition, Jac Castleton's 63 topped 64s fired by John Sciborski and Andy Knudsen. Norm Nichols recorded a 65. Skins were won by Mike Gibson, Jac Castleton and Ken Stevenson. Norm Nichols carded two skins along with Gary Kinkley. Monday Madness played two-person best ball. The competition was not quite as competitive as the Badditos. Jack Cornish and Cary Stevens teamed for a 67, Linda Bilger and Jac Castleton had 70, with Holly Anderson and Jack Gilbert tying Jim Bilger and Tom Fregulia with 73s. Wednesday and Thursday, the men and women of Graeagle held their annual Guys and Gals Tournament. Wednesday was another nice day, but Thursday our good luck with the lack of smoke ran out. On Wednesday, the two-person teams played best ball, then on Thursday, both net balls were counted. There were two flights, the Standard and the Combo. The Combo flight was won by Cary Slavens and Susan Wiese with a 58-132 total of 190. Chuck and Cathe Franck came in second with 57-136 total of 193. Dennis and Alaine Flynn were third with 61-138 -- 199. The standard flight and overall winners were Tom and Sue Taylor with a 67-134 total of 201. George and Karen Fraser with 63-142 tied Jack Gilbert's and Cheryl Brennan's 67-138 total of 205. A celebration dinner get together was held at the Graeagle Picnic Grounds afterward. LACC's Women's Club On Aug. 11, the Lake Almanor Country Club's Women's Golf Club members played Just Net and Putts. In Flight 1, Madeline Furman came in first, Meschelle Righero came in second and Carol Lunsford, Jan Vortmann, and Trudy Leete tied for third place. In Flight 2, Lee Hunter came in ffn'st, Kathy Chuchel came in second and Darlene Donaldson came in third place. In Flight 3, Judy. Cooper came in first, Angie Gamble came in second and Meg Eaton came in third place. Kathy Fuller won the putting contest with 27 putts. Plumas Pines Women's Club On Tuesday, Aug. 11, Plumas Pines Women's Golf Club played Low Gross, Low Net, Low Putts. It was also the beginning of the three-day club championship, to be completed later in the month. The gross scores of the leaders at the end of the first day were as follows: Jan Anderson - 87; Sharon Russell - 89 and Renee Walker - 90. The play day winners were: Flight 1: Low Gross: Jan Anderson with 87; Low Net: Lana Janovick with 70; Low putts: Jan Anderson and Lana Janovick tied with 30; Flight 2: Low Gross: Mary Blaylock with 109; Low Net: Laura Humphries with 66; Low Putts Mary Stonebraker and Patty Rohman tied with 30. Two chip-ins were scored for the day by Jan Anderson and Janie Grosman. The following Tuesday, Aug. 18, there were three teams of three players. The team of Jackie Luckey, Judy ,Rossi and Mary Stonebraker one two best balls of the threesome with a 128. The two remaining teams tied with 137. Laurie Humphries scored the only chip in of the day. Mt. Huff Golf Got golf?. We certainly do! The Wednesday Morning Scramble on Aug. 19 provided us with some great play. In first place at a strong twelve under par was the team of Jeff Stevens, Matt Rutledge, Jerry Hobbs and Dick Grace. Rounding up into second place at eight under par, we saw the team of Darel Joseph, Robert Turcotte, Henry Martin and Ralph Cote. Jeff Stevens hit it closest to the pin and both Henry Martin and Robert Turcotte nailed the chip-in. Thursday evening, Aug. 20 brought out a near:record number of players. The nine-hole scramble put Jeff Stevens, Gary McClellan and Lynn McClellan in first place at four under par. The second place team of Wayne Lichti, Jason Shaffer and Scott McLeod scored three under par. The longest drive was hit by Chuck Thrall and Matt Rutledge hit it closest to the pin on the second shot on number three. A chicken dinner buffet was prepared by Ashley and Alisa and topped off an evening of great gol To have your golf results and club news included in this weekly section, emaU the information to by Friday at 3p.m. The importance of putting in your golf game This week I am going to .... for each hole in which they persuade you to start ~~:'~ ii - have bested their opponents; practicing the most important t~~ this is as opposed to stroke shot in golf. ~~ play, in which the total Did you know that a ~::;~- number of strokes is counted 300-yard drive is worth the over one or more rounds of same amount of strokes as a 18 holes. one-foot putt? This is This is a really fun activity, probably the cruelest irony because our rules stipulate the sport of golf has to offer, the person who, wins the hole but one that we all have to picks the next One as well: live with. This is not only great I can't tell you how many practice, but a lot of fun as. times my students come to me well. This is a great activity looking to lower their golf to do after playing a morning scores, but with their focus or afternoon round of golf. entirely on their driver or Grab your buddies and irons, instead of spending your I want you to take a minute time at the 19th hole, take and ponder a couple of your drink outside and try questions. In a typical week to even up some bets. how many hours do you Once again I want to thank practice putting? Now ask you for taking the time to yourself, how many hours read this article, rhope to see you out on the course and hopefully the practice putting green as well. CALL OR STOP BY ANY OF OUR LOCATIONS: FIgA'rllER challenging activity. One of my favorite practice drills to do when I am by myself is to create a nine-hole putting course on the practice putting green. I use golf tees to symbolize the tee markers P Ro's CORNER and set up nine different RONNIE THEOBALD holes. I treat each hole as a par 2 you spend on the driving and I go around the course range hitting golf balls? two times, At the end of this Odds are that you probably drill I hope to shoot 36 or less. spend between one and two 36 putts during this drill hours hitting range balls and would mean that you 20 minutes or less putting, two-putted each hole. Getting Seems pretty lopsided right? a two-putt on each hole is a What makes these statistics statistic most players would even crazier is thatputting is love to accomplish, but rarely a free activity and range balls do. Keep track of your scores cost between $5 and $12 and make this a regular depending on the size of activity each week. This is a bucket you buy. great drill to do later in the If putting is so important, evening when the putting and as I mentioned earlier a green is less occupied. free activity, why don't we My second favorite putting practice it more often? I am activity usually involves my going to be completely honest good friend Tim O'Brien of with you and explain why Coldwell Banker. In the golfers as a whole do not evenings you will often catch practice putting. Tim and I competing in an Compared to hitting your 18-hole match play driver, putting is boring, tournament on Bailey Creek's However, putting does not large putting green. have to be boring. There are What is match play you many ways you can take the ask? Match play is a scoring mundane activity of putting system for golf in which a and turn it into a fun player, or team, earns a point Ronnie Theobald is the PGA Head Golf Professional at Bailey Creek Golf Course in Lake Almanor California. To inquire about private lessons or to ask him a question you can contact him via ernail at or visit and click on the link for instruction. PUBLIC NOTICE PLUMAS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS CIVIL ENGINEERING AND STAFF AUGMENTATION FOR TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE COUNTY OF PLUMAS, CALIFORNIA August 20, 2015 The Department of Public Works will accept Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) from qualified firms to provide on-call civil engineering services for transportation improvement projects consistent with Ca!trans Local Assistance Procedures, and Federal, State, and local regulations. Qualified firms shall have experience in civil engineering services for design, construction and maintenance projects. Four (4) copies of the Statement of Qualification package are due at the Department of Public Works no later than 5:00 PM, September 16, 2015. Late or facsimile proposals will not be accepted. The entire "Request For Qualifications," including instructions for submittal of responses, is available at the Department'swebsite at: or during normal business hours from Plumas County, Department of Public Works, 1834 East Main Street, Quincy, CA 95971; Telephone: (530) 283-6268; or by emailing your request to: and ii ! f