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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 lC AND January 7 When the Quincy boys' basketball team took the long bus ride up to Redding, to take part in the 2015 Liberty Christian Tournament, Big Red was hoping to snap a four-game losing streak that saw the team hovering at just above .500 so far on the season. The hoped-for outcome came to pass for Quincy, as the Trojans were victorious over the Mercy Warriors on a 76-38 final score• The win indeed snapped the streak and brought the Trojans to 7-5 overall. January 14 The Quincy ski team competed in its first meet of the season Jan. 5 at Alpine Meadows near Lake Tahoe• DayneLewis made his way down the course, taking a combined time of 1:18.99. Che Rubalcava-Cunan placed sixth with a combined time of 1:10.22 and Cody Morrison placed ninth with a combined time of 1:10.62. Kainoa Hall placed 23rd with a time of 1:17.45 and Lewis placed 29th. Miles Rubalcava-Cunan placed 41st with a time of 1:29.38 and Luke Zempel placed 45th with a time of 1:36.45. Quincy was ranked in fourth place out of seven teams competing. January 21 The Greenville Indians and Lady Indians began a two-game home stretch last week as the squads from Indian Valley hosted teams from Providence Christian on Tuesday, Jan. 13, and Herlong on Friday, Jan. 16 -- and saw the Greenville boys' team take wins in both of its games. February 4 When the Portola Tigers boys' basketball team made the short trip to Quincy last week to face the Trojans in a Mid-Valley League showdown, it was understood that only one of the two teams would walk away with a win -- and a 3-0 record in MVL standings. Unfortunately for the Tigers, the Trojans seemed to have wanted it more, taking a 89-51 win to advance to 13-6 overall on the season and take the lead in league. February 11 For the second time in as many weeks, a boys' basketball game in Plumas County would determine a league leader -- and see just one team remain undefeated against conference opponents• Such was the case as the Chester Volcanoes hosted Liberty Christian on Tuesday, Feb. 3. Both teams came into the game at 3-0 in Five-Star League action, though the Vols would ultimately prevail against the Patriots on a 62-55 final score. February 18 The Portola Lady Tigers made quick work of the Loyalton Lady Grizzlies last week at home, dispatching the non-Mid-Valley League foes in a 61-51 victory that featured a 25-point performance by junior Alli Ramelli, who also earned a doubIe:double With i0"~ rebounds, and another double-digit (ll-point) game from fellow junior Erin Sheridan. The Tigers were also victorious over Loyalton, beating back the Grizzlies in an 82-56 offensive push that saw four Portola players -- Evan Leal, Juan Rodriguez, Kodi Lowdermilk and Chris Avalos -- score in double digits• February 25 It took 17 years to get there but, in the end, the Greenville Indians boys' basketball team stayed perfect in the Pioneer-Mountain League, taking an undefeated league championship for the first time since 1998 with a 76-63 victory over Loyalton, finishing the regular season at 17-7 overall and 10-0 in PVL standings• March 4 The Feather River College baseball team completed a sweep against Siskiyous, winning the first game 11-4, followed by a lopsided nightcap that ended on a 23-2 final score. Highlights were numerous, with a home run by Michael Sanderson and a triple by David Rapanot. Pitching for FRC was outstanding, with wins by Skylar Haynes and O'Keeffe Hall, along with a save for Christian Charles• FRC is now 3-0 in Golden Valley Conference and 9-5 overall. March 11 The Quincy Trojans baseball team steamrolled its way into the 2015 season last week by decimating the Loyalton Grizzlies on a 15-1 final score• It was a game that bodes well for the Trojans going forward as six players earned at least two runs in the short, five-inning game and three batters earned double RBIs. March 18 Chester junior Jason Schlueter was a hero during the basketball season for the Volcanoes, thanks mostly to his consistent outside shooting• As it turned out last week, with the start of baseball season featuring the Vols taking on Quincy, Schlueter proved he was a hero on the diamond as well by leading his team to a 6-5 Quincy's ski team raced Jan. 5 at Alpine Meadows near Lake his way down the course, taking a combined time of 1:18.99. come-from-behind win in eight innings. March 25 The Feather River College Lady Golden Eagles softball squad upped its Golden Valley Conference record to • 4-2 last week after splitting a doubleheader with Butte College on a 13-7 loss in the early game and a 5-2 win in the late match. April 1 Tanner Meigs made it to • the top 10 and second place in the short go at the Plymouth Rodeo Challenge on March 21, giving him an average of sixth place out of 15 boy cutters in the overall championship competition. Meigs and Greenville High School Rodeo Club teammate Shasta Banchio both competed in the challenge at Plymouth• Banchio had a rough time when her horse slipped, but she still placed 20th out of 28 pole benders• April 8 The big bats of the Chester Volcanoes baseball team seem pretty unstoppable right now, especially after head coach Aaron Hardesty's squad continued a five-game Winning streak by beating back a resurgent Portola Tigers team last week, 9-6, at home. April 15 The Quincy Trojans football team will have a Tahoe. Dayne Lewis (above) made Photo submitted new and very recognizable face leading the charge for a Northern Section Mid-Valley League championship in 2015. The Plumas County Unified School District has approved the hire of Chris "CB" Brown as the head coach of the Trojans for the upcoming season, which is a reprisal of the role he undertook during the 2011 season. That year, Quincy went 7-4 overall and 4-2 in MVL standings before losing to Modoc, 27-6, in the first round of the playoffs. April 22 The Greenville Indians managed to stay perfect in See YIR, page 2C "'•i" Susan Jacobson Staff Writer The Plumas Ski Club has announced the dates of the 2016 Historic Longboard Revival Races Series as Jan. 17, Feb. 21 and Mar. 20, beginning at noon at the Plumas Eureka State Park Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl. Several inches of snow have fallen on the ski hill just outside of Johnsville and hopes are high that the snowfall totals keep piling up. The Plumas Descendants of the "Right Honorable 1861 Onion Valley 'Snoeshoe' Club" are summoning all able riders to the races who will be required to don historic attire and leather boots. Past races have had up to 40 participants between the ages of 18 and 40. Race organizer Bob Burney encourages those not ready to race to come out anyway. "It is good family fun where you can even bring your dog -- on a leash," said Burney• Burney says the races differ from modern day ski races because the longboards go in a straight line and only a few people can turn them. "Skill and luck are what you need to win. Luck is not as involved in modern skis," said Ladies show off their historic attire at the 2013 Historic Longboard Revival Race Series. Photos by Bob Burney Burney• "It is one on oneRegistration will begin at racing with spectacular 10 a.m., with the drawing of falls•" numbers at 11:•45 a.m., just Interested participants prior to the start of the first must pay the $20 Plumas race. Ski Club membership fee Organizers hope to offer to cover insurance. Entry "deep snow and good clean fees are $15 for those using fun for everyone." their private longboard skis For more information call or $20 to use club longboards 832-4309 or visit the Plumas on a first come, first served Ski Club's website at basis• Phil Gallagher, left, and Rob Russell race side by side on Iongboards at the Johnsville Bowl. This year's event is planned for three dates in January, February and March. Women's division racers Sue Jackson, left, and Carol Burney head downhill. Historic Ski A