Local club hosts USA Cycling national qualifier


Zach Waymire, 17, from Sparks, Nevada, gets some air while bombing down the mountain racing in the Cat 1 class.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 — Ridin’ High at Susanville Ranch Park kicked off on Saturday, May 30, with beautiful 80-degree weather. This year Ridin’ High was part of the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championship qualifier. The race was held by the Susanville Area Bicycle Association and is the fifth annual cross-country race.
    SABA is involved with cross-country, downhill races, as well as road, mountain and gravel rides. SABA partners with Lassen County to build and maintain trails, and to promote Lassen County as a mountain bike destination. The SABA appreciates all the volunteers who helped make the race a success. The sponsors for the race were as follows, Rooptown Bikes, Lasco printing, Lassen Ale Works, Western Nevada Supply, Lassen County, High Country Inn and IGA Susanville Supermarket.

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Lady Grizzlies keep winning


Junior Callie Wemple delivers a pitch against West Valley High School. She pitched five

innings, struck out five while recording the save. Photo by Will Freedman


April 28 - The Lady Grizzlies softball team finished up a three-game series against Yreka High School on Friday, April 17 before opening up another series against league opponent West Valley High School on Tuesday, April 21. The Lady Grizzlies beat Yreka in the road, 10-5 and took care of business against West Valley, 11-5 and 12-2.

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Junior Fishing Derby delights young anglers


The derby winners, raffle winners and volunteers of the 26th annual fishing derby all pose

for a picture after a very successful day. Photo by Jim Chapman


April 28 - On Saturday, April 18 the 26th annual Junior Fishing Derby took place. No place else has such a fun and unique event such as this.

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National recognition for local racer

Richard Longacre with Dan McCormick from Harbert Oil after he was awarded with the November Racer of the Month and Team Kendall Racer of the Year awards.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 — Local racer, Richard Longacre, who was the November Racer of the Month, was recently honored as Team Kendall Racer of the Year.

Longacre is from the Susanville area and currently resides in Almanor, California. He received the Racer of the Month award for winning a heat in his home racetrack at Diamond Mountain Speedway and getting the most points out of all the other drivers.

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Lassen High boy's basketball advance to section championship

Senior Quinn Thompson goes up for a contested layup against Corning High School during the section semi-finals Wednesday, March 4. Lassen High School won the game, 79-61 in front of a packed home gym and will now play Anderson High School at 4:15 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at Shasta College for the section Championship.
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