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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 3C This season's Feather River College men's basketball team is bound and determined to win the conference, A mix of talented new players and experienced returning players make this team one to reckon with. Photo by James Wilson James Wilson Costa College 50-42. The next tight with each other," com: faced some of the best teams play we will be more than this year after winning the Sports Reporter day the Eagles squared off mented Rick. "Allthe players in the nation. For example, prepared." conferencelast year. against Umpqua and lost 80- believe in each other. It's like Contra Costa won the Las Rick says the team's ag- Andrew Lotts, last year's 62. Forgoing rest, the Eagles abrotherhood." Positas Tournament earlier gressiveness and ability to MVP, returns to the court. The Feather River Collegetraveled to Solano the next Before the season started, in November. catch loose balls are some of Lotts was second in the state in men's basketball team is up night and lost 70-64. Rick threw several barbecues Facing. such tough oppo- its strong points. In practice, scoring. Devin Crisosto got All- and running and looking for- This is coach Randy Rick's and other team-building nents early on in the season the team has been focusingLeague and All-Defensive- ward to a fantastic season. 13th year with the team. Rick events. By the first game the is one of Rick's strategies for mainly on its defense. Team last year. Carlos Ve- The Eagles won the Goldenbuilt FRC's basketball team Eagles had a strong knowl- the team. The adversity the The goal is to build the team lazquez is one of the best shoot- Valley Conference title last up to dominate the confer- edge of one another. Eagles face in the tourna- up as the best team possible, ers in California. Similarly, year and are aiming to do the ence. Since Rick took over Before conference play, the ments they play in is much Winningis a byproduct. Cody Gandolfo utilizes his same thisseas0n, the program, the Eagles have Eagles have five tourna-more competitive than the . "Putting the players in toughness and shooting ability. The team traveled to the won the conference title five ments scheduled. FRC fin- teams in the conference, roles that best bring out their In addition to the return- Diablo Valley Tournament times, ished three of these tourna- FRC's players reach a new strengths is the way to win ing players, the Eagles have on Nov. 23 and beat Contra "This year's team is very ments already. The Eagles level of skill and take that games," said Rick. "That and several freshmen who look skill set to conference play. keeping the team together as extremely promising. "The exposure and tougha brotherhood are more im-With a team of players who competition the team gets is portant than anything." are bursting with talent and unreal," said Rick. "As a bas- This year's team has sever- a coach with the know-how of ketball player, you play to al key players that make the utilizing such talent, the play the best. In the long run team something to reckon Golden Eagles are set to have when we get to conference with. Four players return another spectacular season. The Feather River Ladies Soccer League's Most Valuable Player Kelsey Wilkinson (left) goes head-to-head with Quincy's Alexandria Fowler (middle) with Megan Peterson (right) available for backup. Wilkinson led the Volcanoes' offense throughout the season. Photo by James Wilson Soccer playe lected all-league James Wilson The Chester Volcanoes won Peterson, Emily LaGroue and Sports Reporter the league championship Miranda Lemons. against the second-place Por- Portola's cast of All-League The Feather River Ladiestola Tigers. Chester's Kelsey players includes Brenna Mur- Soccer League season mayWilkinson received the Most ray, Lizzy Swing, Dayna Cor- have ended nearly a month Valuable Player in the league many and McKenna Popish. ago, but the recognition of award. Quincy had three girls re- outstanding players in the Chester had four other ceive All-League status: Alli- league was just announced players who won All-League: son Sipe, Isabella Brandes last week. Shannon O'Kelley, Megan and SarahLaster. HASSLES NO EXTRA EXPENSE I can get you almost any new car or truck, virtually any make or model, for less than you ,are likely to pay going to a dealership out of town! LET MY 40+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WORK FOR YOU! 2 81 277 or 5 1970 E. Main St., Quincy Please join us all day Sundays L or Monday & Thursday Nights starting at 5:OOpm for Fireside Football. GUESTS WILL ENJOY= Specialty drinks during games. Extended happy hour menu. Games on all TVs inbar & lounge. Visit our website for more information about Nakoma: www.nakomagolfresorL corn Or call us for any questions or reservations: 530-852-5067 VU_L,, ISATI Go[fResort NAKOMA .J..ColfR,sort..