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Pierce High School Athletic Director Michael Barber said the “Let Them Play,” movement on Facebook increased by 25,000 members in just a week. 

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Tipoff between the Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder had been delayed — no one seemed to know why — but the on-court emcee continued to lead the crowd in chants of “O-K-C! O-K-C!”

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A season filled with uncertainty officially was canceled after Yuba College administration pulled the plug on traditional fall sports due to the ongoing public health crisis surrounding coronavirus. 

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High school sports in California will not start before Jan. 25, according to the updated youth sports guidelines posted to the state’s Department of Public Health website on Monday night.

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Christmas is less than two weeks away, and for many that means time with family. 

The Big West Conference Board of Directors announced on Thursday that fall sport competition will not take place during the 2020-21 year. The decision to not conduct men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer and women’s indoor volleyball took place after extended consideratio…

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In preparation for a proposed spring season, the Yuba College women’s soccer team is currently fundraising for COVID-19 testing for 25 percent of the team, as well as meal money for each game and practice/travel gear. 

In preparation for a scheduled spring season, the Yuba College women’s soccer team is currently fundraising for COVID-19 testing for 25 percent of the team, as well as meal money for each game and practice/travel gear. 

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The drop into the most restrictive tier (purple) for the vast majority of the 58 counties across California has forced a delay in any guidance regarding high school sports for the 2020-21 school year. 

In preparation for a scheduled spring season, the Yuba College women’s soccer team is currently fundraising for COVID-19 testing for 25 percent of the team, as well as meal money for each game and practice/travel gear. 

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Through a partnership with its longtime rival, the Yuba-Sutter Gold Sox will co-host the inaugural the West Coast World Series with the Lincoln Potters beginning Aug. 7-13, 2021. 

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In preparation for a scheduled spring season, the Yuba College women’s soccer team is currently fundraising for COVID-19 testing for 25 percent of the team, as well as meal money for each game and practice/travel gear. 

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Sutter High product and former Huskies wideout Ben Heuvelhorst will wrap up his collegiate football career today (Saturday, Nov. 21) when Dordt University takes on Briar Cliff to conclude the regular season.

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Editor’s Note: High Schools around the Yuba-Sutter-Colusa region have resumed training under county health protocols, which means schedules are getting released for the upcoming fall season in January. 

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The Yuba Community College District worked with Yuba College administrators Thursday night via a teleconference meeting on guidelines for how the school would move forward with state and county protocols on COVID-19 testing for the upcoming season scheduled to begin in January. 

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Editor’s Note: High Schools around the Yuba-Sutter-Colusa region have resumed training under county health protocols, which means schedules are getting released for the upcoming fall season in January. If you’re a coach or athletic director who has yet to submit your fall sports schedules pl…

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Editor’s Note: High Schools around the Yuba-Sutter-Colusa region have resumed training under county health protocols, which means schedules are getting released for the upcoming fall season in January. If you’re a coach or athletic director who has yet to submit your fall sports schedules pl…

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Editor’s Note: High Schools around the Yuba-Sutter-Colusa region have resumed training under county health protocols, which means schedules are getting released for the upcoming fall season in January. If you’re a coach or athletic director who has yet to submit your fall sports schedules pl…

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Auburn’s Andy Forsberg won the Paul Hawes Memorial Sprint Spooktacular 20-lap winged 360 feature event last weekend at Marysville Raceway.  Forsberg, who also won the 2020 track championship, took the lead on lap nine when he passed Nick Larsen.  It was Forsberg’s fourth main event win of 2020.  

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Despite a valiant effort, Dordt University fell short last weekend at home to Morningside, 35-30, snapping its three-game win streak. Dordt fell to 5-2 overall heading into its bye week on Saturday, Nov. 7. 

Each week I’ll list the best widely available free agents for fantasy football — I define “widely available” as being owned in around half of all ESPN or Yahoo leagues — and some guys who are probably better off in the free agent pool than collecting dust on your roster.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s events, both in-person and digital for the month of November. 

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Editor’s Note: High Schools around the Yuba-Sutter-Colusa region have resumed training under county health protocols, which means schedules are being released for the upcoming fall season in January. If you’re a coach or athletic director who has yet to submit your fall sports schedules plea…

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Editor’s Note: High schools around the Yuba-Sutter-Colusa region have resumed training under county health protocols, which means schedules are being released for the upcoming fall season in January. If you’re a coach or athletic director who has yet to submit your fall sports schedules plea…

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This past May, the Marysville Raceway was saddened to learn that former track promoter Paul Hawes had passed away from cancer.  Hawes, along with his wife Kathy, made numerous improvements to the racing venue throughout their time promoting the races.  With approval from the family, the race…

Editor’s Note: Coaches in the Yuba-Sutter-Colusa region are adapting to the world of sports in a pandemic as most teams gear up for a restart to begin 2021. If you’re a local coach with a story to tell and are ready and willing to hit the ground running please reach out to Appeal Sports Edit…

With a lot of disinfectant at its disposal, the Colusa High football team returned to the field this week for two-day-a-week conditioning practices in preparation for a scheduled seven-game season beginning Jan. 8 at Pierce. 

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This Friday night, the ARCA Menards Series West, Jaws Gear & Axle Limited Modifieds, Super Stocks, and F4s will close the 2020 season for All-American Speedway in Roseville. The special night of action will include the NAPA AUTO PARTS 125 presented by CashInTheCan.com, televised live on …

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The Gold Fever Taxi Cab Challenge did not disappoint as all four divisions provided action-packed racing throughout the night.  The pits were packed with 31 Hobby Stocks, 17 Pure Stocks, eight Limited Late Models and six Street Stocks.  Winners included Dan Brown Jr., Brent Lawrence, Jarred …

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Editor’s Note: Coaches in the Yuba-Sutter-Colusa region are adapting to the world of sports in a pandemic as most teams gear up for a restart to begin 2021. If you’re a local coach with a story to tell and are ready and willing to hit the ground running please reach out to Appeal Sports Edit…

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On a Saturday morning in early June, as Southern California’s summer shutdown dragged on amid spiking cases of COVID-19, a collection of some of the region’s top high school football athletes gathered on a red turf field in Corona, desperate for an opportunity to be seen.

In what was basically a Sutter High reunion with seven former Husky football players on both rosters, it was Dordt that prevailed over Jamestown 66-13 Saturday afternoon in Iowa. 

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Several former Yuba-Sutter prep football players will reunite on Saturday when Dordt University hosts Jamestown in college football at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) level. 

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Editor’s Note: Today is the second of a two-part series chronicling the return of Yuba College sports during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re a Yuba College coach making plans for sports amid a pandemic please reach out to Appeal Sports Editor Jeff Larson at jlarson@appealdemocrat.com. 

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Editor’s Note: Today is the first of a two-part series chronicling the return of Yuba College sports during the COVID-19 pandemic. Football will follow on Friday. If you’re a Yuba College coach making plans for sports amid a pandemic please reach out to Appeal Sports Editor Jeff Larson at jl…

William Carey women’s volleyball, helped in part by Sutter High product Gillian Tripp, opened its 2020-21 season defeating Mobile in nonconference action, 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-22 Friday night at the Ben Waddle Complex in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.