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2(: Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter YEAR IN REVIEW, frompage 1C April 30 The Quincy varsity softball team notched a league victory last week, improving its league record to 4-1 and its overall record to 12-7-1. The Lady Trojans took down rival Portola on April 22, with a 6-2 win. Portola got off to a good start with a run in the top of the first and another in the second. Quincy caught up with two runs in the bottom of the second before adding four more and shutting the Tigers out for the remainder of the game. May 7 Following the week of intermittent weather that produced rain, hail and snow, teams of the Chester Little League were greeted with bright blue skiesfor their April 26 opening ceremony. In a colorful and moving occasion, Mike Klimek called the players by name to take their places on the infield. Once teams were in place, the ceremony began with an opening prayer offered by Lake Almanor Community Church Youth Pastor Paul Bernard. May 14 The Volcanoes softball team lost both games of a doubleheader to Hayfork on May 7. Chester lost 6-4 and 8-6, which brought its league record to 6-5 and its overall record to 14-9. The losses lowered Chester's league standings to third in the Five-Star League, under Hayfork and Redding Christian. In Game 1, Chester stayed behind for the whole game. The Volcanoes were down 6-1 going into the fifth inning, and managed to put three more runs on the board, but were still too short. May 21 Greenville's baseball team ended its regular season at home May 13 with a doubleheader against Tulelake. The Indians gave up their lead to lose the first game, 6-4, then came back in the final innings of the second game to win 8-6. The split brought Greenville's league record to 7-3 and overall record to 8-9. The loss dropped Greenville to third in the Division VI standings. May 28 Portola's softball team ended its season May 20 with a loss to Etna at East Nicolaus. The No. 8-seeded Etna shut out ninth-seeded Portola 7-0 in the Division V first round of playoffs. The Lady Tigers had a close-to-even season, ending with a 12-14-1 record. Portola had some fantastic moments this season, such as beating Colusa earlier in May. Portola was the only team in the Mid-Valley League to win against C01usa. June 4 It really was anyone's game as Quincy traveled to Fall River on May 20 for the second round of playoffs, and nearly made it to the Division IV baseball championship. The Trojans and Fall River Bulldogs were pretty evenly matched for most of the game. Fall River and the Trojans traded runs most of the game until the two teams were eventually tied 9-9 going into the sixth inning. Fall River was able to score two runs in the sixth, and stop Quincy to win 11-9. With the loss, Quincy dropped to 15-10 on the season. June 11 June marks the fifth anniversary of Kristina's Gymnastics (A Place Where Kids Can Flip Out!) and the group's show team is planning a performance for June 26 at the Quincy Certified Farmers' Market. June 18 The Almanor Fishing Association hosted its third annual Team Trout and Salmon Fishing Derby last Saturday, in partnership with the nonprofit Kokanee Power. The tournament was deemed a success, with 48 teams made up of 109 people competing. June 25 The fish were jumping, and biting, Father's Day weekend at Lake Davis. J&J Grizzly Store and Camping Resort held its annual Father's Day Fishing Derby on June 14 - 15 and swarms of anglers took to the lake. The derby attracted 69 participants in total, half of which stayed to fish both days. The derby was used as a fundraiser to purchase water rescue equipment for the Eastern Plumas Rural Fire Protection District. In total, the derby raised roughly $1,500 for the district. p July 2 Greenville guard/forward Justus Eaglesmith was named 2013-2014 Pioneer-Mountain League most valuable player. The Indians, who lost lead scorer Walker Meyers to injury last season, relied upon the 5-foot, 9-inch freshman to finish as co-champions of the league. Eaglesmith averaged 12.8 points and 10.8 rebounds each game. He also led the team in steals, assists and blocked shots. Feather River College's Telden McLain holds on for dear life at the rodeo at Cal Poly on April 10 - 11. McLain was leading the West Coast Region in saddle bronc riding, At this point, both the FRC men's and women's teams were in first place in the region's standings. Photo by Jack Upton July 9 The first of two triathlons set to take place in Graeagle this year drew a crowd of spectators and athletes to the Millpond last Sunday. The Tri-Graeagle, organized by Community Multisport Events, the racing events business out of Clio, had 85 adults and 25 youths participate in the swimming, biking and running race. Athletes chose between two courses: the sprint triathlon and the much longer Olympic triathlon. The triathletes came from all Over California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and even Maine. July 16 The annual Lake Almanor Patriots Day Ride offered equestrians the option of 25-, 50- and 100-mile courses. Trained veterinarians were on site assessing each horse before it hit the trail. The event, a,fundraiser for Greenville Rotary, attracted riders from all over the country, and even some from Canada and Britain. July 23 The Feather River Junior Baseball All-Stars lost 5-0 in ,the championship game of the Section 2 tournament July 15. to Gridley. The Section 2 tournament was held at Redding's Foothill High School. Feather River beat Gridley in 2013 to win the Section 2 championship, but this time Gridley would not be denied. The Feather River All-Stars finished the Section 2 tournament with a 2-2 record. In the first game of the tournament Feather River defeated Sutter Buttes 12-9. Feather River pitcher Toby Buus picked up the win and the save and Bowdy Griffm led the offense with three hits and four RBIs. See Year in Review, page 3C tourists & visitors to your business! We'll make it simple for you. The Plumas County Visitors Guide is designed locally to entice & invite tourists & visitors to our pristine area. Visitors will look here first & that's how they will find you. You want the business & we've got the perfect product! This colorful publication is the area's premiere guide to picturesque Plumas County. Over 85,000 copies are printed annually and distributed at more than 400 locations throughout the Feather River Country and outlying areas. 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