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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 1(: SPOtCFS AND RECREATION - ' ..... ' i il ii/ INSIDE: SECTION C: FEATU RING THE ACTION AROOND: PWAS OUNTY  ................................................................................. I_.L:2.2 .... ,2 ........  ...... Feather River College's Robel Dent drives the ball closer to Folsom's goal during the Eagle's home game Sept. 19. FRC beat Folsom 1-0, after taking down Cosumnes earlier in the week. Photo by James Wilson Golden Eagles win r James Wilson Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.com It was a good week for the Feather River College men's soccer team last week. The Golden Eagles played two matches for two more wins and brought their record up to 4-2-2. Both wins were hard fought and came down to a single goal. On Sept. 16, FRC traveled to Cosumnes River for a 2-1 v!ct,0ry. The Eagles Dom.ination continues for FRC volleyball James Wilson Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.com hosted Folsom Lake on Sept. 19 for a 1-0 win. Feather River's prospect looked bleak in the game against Cosumnes. FRC's Brent Pedlow was penalized with a handball in the box, allowing Cosumnes to kick in a penalty shot early in the second half, to put the Eagles behind 1-0. See Soccer, page 2C Portola takes down Weed James Wilson Sports Editor sports@plu masnews.com In its home opener, Portola's varsity football team racked up points in the first half, and kept its lead through the second for a 46-20 win against the Weed Cougars. The win brought Portola's record up to 2-1. "I thought we improved from the previous week in many areas," said Portola coach Steve Heskett. "The offensive line played very well, and (quarterback) Evan Leal had a huge game because of their efforts." "The real heroes of the game were the kids from Weed who made a 10-hour round-trip bus ride after the devastating week they had," Heskett added. The first half truly determined the win for Portola, as it went into halftime up 40-20. The Tigers started the game with a quick drive led by the rushing of Edgar Cuevas. Cuevas ended the drive with a short rush into the end zone. Weed fumbled the kickoff return and Portola recovered. The Tigers made good use of their position in Cougar territory, quickly turning their possession into another touchdown. Evan Leal completed a pass to Kodi Lowdermilk in the end zone to put Portola up 12-6 within the first few minutes of the game, Weed scored once in the fwst quarter before Portola Portola's Edgar Cuevas tries to break a tackle from one of Weed's players during last Friday's game. Portola dominated the field to win 46-20. Photo by James Wilson retaliated with a touchdown keeper from Leal to end the first quarter 19-6 in the Tigers' favor. In the second quarter, both teams scored twice. Lowdermilk received in the end zone again for Portola's first of the quarter, then Juan Rodriguez rushed 64 yard s for the Tigers' second of the quarter. Rodriguez led Port01a's defense. Rodriguez made sure Weed's players would remember him with his hard-hitting tackles. Rodriguez tallied five sacks for the game: Up 40-20, the Tigers knew ., W e provide a Carfax. . ] -: " /i liP, WE ARE THE ONLY mmmm ..... .... UIr.n I IrlCu 2013 TOYOTA COI00 LE AUTO, A/C, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, TILT, CRUISE, FRONT WHEEL .DRIVE.  UNDER L" FACTORY WARRANI'Y! S#1696 VIN #193482 PRIOR RENTAL they just needed to maintain in the second half. Lohi Peiler caught a 20-yard pass for the only touchdown of the second half. After that, Portola kept its running game short and up the middle, running the clock out. See Football, page 8C ONLY 38000 MILES! K#1615 VIN #239184 . Feather River College's volleyball team continued with the wins last week. The Eagles suffered their first loss of the season the week prior, but got right back into domination mode last week to take down Sierra, Foothill and Hartnell. FRC handled Sierra easily in three sets before beating Foothill in game four Sept. 17. The next day the Golden Eagles took on Hartnell for a four-game win to bring their record up to 10-1. ONLY 33,000 "We have had a great t preseason and are looking forward to conference play," said FRC coach Sarah Ritchie. "We are exactly where we need to be at this point in the season." Jessica Jackson ruled the court with her serving in all three matches. Jackson produced 24 aces in each match against Sierra and Foothill, and 22 against Hartnell. Lia Herlosky served 24 aces against Hartnell. In attacking, contributions came from all Over FRC's roster. Against Sierra, Alanna Watt led with 11 kills. Marinda Thomas led against Foothill with 19 kills, followed by Stephanie Ovitz, who marked 15. Thomas once again tallied the most kills with 16 against Hartnell, and Abbie Mikelson contributed 10. Defensively, the most stunning plays came against Foothill. Nina Holmes got 34 digs during the match, while Thomas got 17 and Jackson 16. The Golden Eagles have one more match before conference play starts. FRC will travel to Diablo Valley tomorrow to play at 5:30 p.m. The Eagles will start their conference play against Butte on Oct. 10, and host their first home match Oct. 15 against College of the Siskiyous. 2011 CmRY LE .... AUTO, MCI POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, , CRUISE, MP3 PLAYER, FRONT WHEEL DRIVE. :! ' FOilil .... V6, AUTO, A/C, LEATHER, BACK;UP , : 1500 I00llm: ILIJ 4X4 , AUTO, LEATHER, f