Sports for the week of July 17, 2014

HOWARD Markham of Alturas caught this beautiful trout up at Lily Lake on a nice Saturday of fishing.  Photo by Lea Huetteman


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Modoc High Volleyball camp for grades 7-12

Sarah Ritchie, Head Volleyball Coach for Feather River Junior College and her assistants will provide a Volleyball Camp for girls in grades 7 – 12 for two groups: Beginners and Intermediate from July 21-23 at Modoc High School’s Griswold Gym, Alturas.
The camp will run from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.  with warm-up stretch, skill stations – passing and setting, hitting and serving; team play and cool down/stretch.
In her eighth year at the helm of the program, Ritchie has created a dominant program, which is ranked as one of the top teams in the state of California regularly. She led the FRC volleyball team to the California State Playoffs for the past seven years. In 2008 and 2012 her team reached the California State Elite 8 Tournament and most recently finished 10th in the state in the 2013 campaign.
Assisting Coach Ritchie will be Feather River College Assistant coaches Amanda Sbragia and Brittany Hall.
Sbragia came to Feather River from Texas Tech University where she lettered in volleyball for the Red Raiders for two years. Sbragia has assisted Ritchie at Feather River for the past five years.
Before returning to Feather River College as a coach, Hall played two years of volleyball for the Golden Eagles and then transferred to UNLV where she received her degree in Kinesiology. Hall has coached at Feather River for two years and is also the current club director for Plumas Volleyball Club.
Registration will be accepted at 7:30 a.m. July 21 at the gym. Cost is $125 and wear appropriate court shoes (already broken in), bring a water bottle, volleyball kneepads and a snack. Each camper must provide her own insurance. If further information is needed, please call Wendi at 708-1694. Please make checks payable to Sarah Ritchie.

Modoc Minor All-Stars place third

Modoc opened the section tournaments against Yuba City/ Marysville on Saturday, July 12 losing 10-0. In game two, Modoc knocked out East Sacramento with a 7-3 win and in game three Modoc beat Red Bluff with a 15-12 win. In the semi-finals they faced Yuba City/Marysville again and lost 15-5.
The team is Coach Lori Olson, Alicia Larranaga, Coach Rene’ Larranaga, Harley McLaughlin, Kayla Derner, Aaleyah Munoz, Coach Jodie Larranaga, Jenne Nelson, Lilliana Haddoz, Megan Nelson, Adrannia Haddox.
We would like to thank Alturas Ranches, Basco Concrete, Eagle Peak Rock and Paving and Tim Kuhn for their generous donations to help with the expenses of our section tournament.

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