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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 3C James Wilson Smith used to compete inSeymour's great-grandson Sports Reporter races. One story was told of Jarold Hovland was present sports@plumasnews.com Smith running from San and walked the six-mile Francisco to Grants Pass, course. Hovland was in an The Seymour Smith Ore without proper running accident close to one year Memorial run just celebrated shoes, ago and doctors in Reno told its 20th year. Though the From the inception of him he would probably never event has taken place for the Greenville High School's ath- walk or speak again. Hov- last 20 years, this year's run letics department to the last land finished the course in was the 19th annual run. The year of his life, Smith attend- three hours and 20 minutes. event was canceled in 2007 ed every Greenville sporting Josie Chelotti placed first duetothe Moonlight Fire. event he could. Wheneverin the 12-mile run at one Two courses were avail- Greenville's teams went on hour, 40 minutes, 56 seconds. able to run. The 12-mile run the road, Smith followed. A bit behind her for second started in downtown Tay- Smith was also a boxer. He place was Jim Elzea with a lorsville and ended in down- would often travel to Sacra- time of.2:07:36. Angelo Aten- town Greenville. The six- mento and prize fight, cio was right at Elzea's heels mile run began on North Val- At one point Smith tray-at 2:09:05. ley Road and ended in down- eled to Washington, D.C as Mike Savala placed first in town Greenville. a spokesman for the Maidu the six-mile run with a time The fact that an annual around Indian Valley. of 46 minutes, 29 seconds. run in memory of Smith is Five generations of Trevor Barr finished second still taking place 20 years af- Smith's family showed upat 57:38. Ethan Elzea was ter his death is a true testa- Oct. 13 to run and to honor right behind him at 58:26. ment to his character, him. Smith's son, John "When this first started it Smith was born in Indian Smith, began the race with a really meant a lot to me," Valley in 1891. Hewas thepa- bang of a drum: Normallysaid Seymour's 91-year-old triarch of the Smiths, a large there is a Maidu prayer said son John. "It seems to me family with deep roots in In- before starting, though the that it just keeps getting bet- dian Valley. ceremony was skipped this ter. More are attending and I A running enthusiast, year. think it's really great." Seymou Smith poses for a prize-fighting picture under his was the patriarch of his family and an Indian Valley legend. his memory. Photo courtesy Indian Valley Museum boxing name, "Indian Joe." Smith A 12-mile run is held every year in Runners take off at the annual Seymour Smith Memorial Run. Photo by James Wilson PORTOLA, from page lC be huge down the stretch," Heskett said. But the coach took some of game. The Tigers' Romero the blame for the missed missed all three of his field kicks, even though Romero goal attempts. But two of is one of the top kickers in those attempts were from the Northern Section. more than 50 yards. "(Romero) makes (50-yard "We've got to punch the field goals) in practice," field goals through. Three Heskett said. "But it was points is huge. It's going to a little cold out here, and the ball was a little hard. It might have been a bad call on my part." Portola faces its biggest challenge of the season Fri- day night when it travels to play Maxwell. Maxwell defeated unbeat- en Chester 27-22 last Friday in Chester. Tigers 42, Wolverines 7 milk. Romero kick (28-0) 5:25 Callaway, 0-1-0-0 - 0. Biggs ' 0 0 0 7- 7 Third Quarter Rushing: P: Williams, 5-101; Z. Portola 14 14 14 0- 42 P -Williams 16 run. Romero kick Martinez, 12-64; Ward, 2-14; Bend- First Quarter (35-0) 7:42 bow, 3-12; Colin, 2-4; Remington, P - Z. Martinez 12 run. Romero P - Lowdermilk 40 interception re- 1-3; Harvey, 1-3; Lowdei'milk, 1-2. kick (7-0) 11:21 turn. Romero kick (42-0) 4:38 B: Felkins, 14-76; Callaway, 12-62; P - M. Martinez 63 pass from Low- Fourth Quarter Evenson, 11-39; Milburn, 7-30; dermilk. Romero kick (14-0) 7:32 B - Milburn 3 run. Milbrath kick Roles, 6-10. Second Quarter (42-7) 9:24 Receiving: P: M. Martinez, 3-118; P - Williams 45 run. Romero kick Individual statisticsRomero, 1-11 ; Ko. Osbourn, 1-9; (21-0) 9:43 Passing: P: Lowdermilk, 6-10-2-0 Williams, 1-7. B: Milburn, 3-48; P - Romero 11 pass from Lowder- - 145. B: Roles, 4=11,0-2 - 60; Callawey, 1-12. Penalties: P: 5-35. B: 5-25. GOLF RESULTS Mt. Huff Golf Course Closest-to-the-pin title was What great golf weather! taken by Margie Joseph, Not too hot, not too cool-- a While another three-pete real Goldilocks day! You chip-in gave honors to John couldn't ask for better at the Hackett, Ralph Cote and Bill Oct. 10 Wednesday MorningMcRoberts. j Scramble at Mt. Huff GolfWhat an interesting day! Course. And tl e golfers were in Graeagle Meadows top form! The first placeWomen's Golf Club team consisted of membersThis week the Graeagle Loren Lindner, Bill Meadows Women's Golf McRoberts and Mike Ingle Club played a four-person at 4 under, team game of Modified Par An incredible three teamsPoints. Players received one held the second place at point for a net par, two even par. points for a net birdie and In second place was the three points for a net eagle. team of Darel Joseph, Bar- The team winning first bara Quam and Dick Grace;place was Barbara Crist, the team of Roy Chris- Lorraine Cornish, Carol tensen, John Hackett and Miller and Annie Fischer. Jim Bryant; and the team of There was a tie for second Jerry Quam, Margie Josephplace for the teams of and Ralph Cote. Jacquie McMaster, Gall Nelson, Renee Gielow and Donna Swanson, and PriScilla Piper, Debbie Peterson, Wanda Widerik- sen and Esther Rimbault. On Wednesday, Oct. 10, members held their annual Awards Lu'ncheon at Cuc- cia's. Awards were given for the Club Championship, Captain's Cup, Ace of Aces and Spring and Summer Ec competitions. Sue Taylor received an award for the Most Improved Golfer. The event was a delightful way to end the season. To have your golf results and club news included in this weekly section, emaU the information to sports@plumasnews.com by Friday at 3p.m. 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/ uilder ~ iii CONSTRUCTION, INC