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\\; 4C Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reportei Triathletes huff and puff through course , Julie Comstock tackles the biking portion of the Tri-Graeagle Triathlon on Aug. 31. The triathlon 'was the last racing event in a series put on by Community Multisport Events this summer. Photos by Phillip Hewitt Golden Eagles lose !first game of season James Wilson minutes of the game, Diablo 21-12 in the third quarter to Sports Editor Valley drove the ball into the widen its lead. Burton scored sports@plumasnews.com Eagles' end zone. One more FRC's second and third touchdown in the first touchdowns of the game as The Golden Eagles' season quarter and two in the well. Burton caught a 25-yard didn't start out how they second put Diablo Valley up pass into the end zone from : imagined it would. The 26-0. Matt Hommell and rushed Feather River College Toward the end of the half, for 72 yards for the final football team traveled to Tonio Burton put six points touchdown. . Diablo Valley last Friday for on the board for Feather The Golden Eagles will a 54-18 loss. River with a 61-yard run into play at home this Saturday at The Eagles played catch-up the end zone. Diablo Valley 1 p.m. against College of the for the entire game, as Diablo squeezed in one more Sequoias. Sequoias is coming Valley continued to pile on touchdown before halftime to out of a 27-24 loss to Foothill points to its score, lead 33-6. College. Within the first three Diablo Valley topped FRC Sports :ditor wanted! Feather Publishing has an immediate opening for a full-time sports editor. Quilified applicants should have strong writing and photography skills and be available to work nights and weekends. The sports editor is based in the Quincy office, but frequently travels to Chester, Indian Valley and Portola to cover events. The sports editor is in charge of designing the Sports and Recreation section. To apply for the position, send a resume and writing samples to: Managing Editor Dan McDonald at dmcdonald@plumasnews.com. James Wilson Sports Editor sports@plumasnews:com Community Multisport Events held its second triathlon and final event of the year in Graeagle on Aug. 31, drawing a crowd of athletes from California, Nevada and Hawaii. The second triathlon of the summer organized by the Clio business drew 85 participants. Triathletes had their choice of two courses -- a shorter sprint course and a longer and tougher Olympic course. The sprint course involved 0.3 miles of swimming, 12 miles riding abike and 3 miles running. Participants competing in the Olympic course took on a 0.7-mile,swim, 21-mile bike ride and 6.2-mile run. The bike ride followed a course up Gold Lake Road, with a steep elevation climb. Two local relay teams made up of members of the Plumas-Sierra Bike Club joined in the race. The Wild Cherry Youth Triathlon team out of Truckee also competed for its second year straight. The youth team showed its true athleticism, taking the top three slots in the sprint course. Dawson Smith, 15, placed first with a'time of one hour, three minutes, 28.95 seconds. Connor Choiniere, 22, placed scond, coming in at 1:04:34.05. Connor's younger sister Katie Choiniere, 19, placed third with a time of 1:08:30.20. Phillip Glenn, 38, placed first in the Olympic course, setting a time of 2:07:30.90. Glenn is an experienced trathlete with multiple wins notched on his belt. Sara Freitas, 56, placed second overall and first in the women's division with a time of 2:25:23.55. Jeremy Bennet, 39, took third, coming in at 2:29:23.25. Members of the Mohawk Community Resource Center volunteered to take registration, mark courses and man the aid stations. In appreciation of the center's support, Community Multisport Events donated $1,000 to the resource center. The triathlon marks the end of a series of events put on by Community Multi sport Events over the summer. Currently, the company is planning a triathlon clinic for youths set to take place in July next year. PaTents who are interested in enrolling their children in the clinic are encouraged to contact Alice Berg at 836-1201. Sara Freitas triumphantly holds up her trophy after placing first in the women's division of the Olympic triathlon. FOOTBALL, from page 1C One more touchdown in the third quarter clinched the win for Chester. Etna fought back with its first and only touchdown of the game, but that didn't come until the fourth quarter was more than halfway finished. Chester will host Fall River this Friday at 7:30 p.m. Hayfork 56, Greenville 8 What started out looking like it would be a decent game quickly turned into a Hayfork domination. At one point, the Indians were up. Greenville and Hayfork both scored single touchdowns in the first quarter, but Hayfork didn't get the point after. Greenville took an 8-6 lead. With 55 seconds left in the first quarter, Hayfork scored its second touchdown for a 14-8 lead. After that, Greenville kept playing catch-up. Hayfork led 34-8 by halftime, and kept its momentum going through the second half. Greenville plays at home again this Friday. The Indians will host Dunsmuir at 7 p.m. Greenville's Dominic Potts gets brought down last Friday during the Indians' match-up against Hayfork. Hayfork took down Greenville 56-8. Photo by James Wilson