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Sports Briefs


Big win for Jr. Falcons

Jr. Midgets team

Colfax’s Jr. Falcons Jr. Midget team pushed its season record to 3-2 with a 33-7 trouncing of Natomas last Saturday at Colfax High. Luke Green had a standout all-around game for the winners as he rushed for 212 yards and scored four touchdowns. Green also led the defense with 15 tackles.

Also having strong games for the Jr. Falcons were Ethan Billock, who threw a 30-yard touchdown pass to Logan Green.  Caleb Howard added 54 rushing yards and collected 10 tackles on defense. Others playing well on defense included Logan Green with an interception and Jedi Vculek, Mason Tenney, Christopher Jones, and Sean Divine.

Colfax’s Jr. Falcons teams draw “byes” in their schedules this week. Next Saturday, Oct. 15, the Jr. Falcons host Bear River in four games.



Switchback Challenge

Run set for Oct. 15

The “Switchback Challenge” is back.


The fifth annual run, sponsored by the Colfax High cross- country team, is slated for Saturday, Oct. 15 at Sugar Pine Road in Meadow Vista. The course, which covers 6.6. miles or 11K, is mostly on trails that wind through Winchester.

Race registration is $45 which includes a dry-fit race shirt.  Registration begins at 7 a.m with the race starting at 9 a.m. Parking will be at the Foothills Christian Fellowship Church, 1100 Sugar Pine Road, Meadow Vista.

To register online, go to



Monte Carlo Night

The Colfax High boys program will host a fundraising Monte Carlo Night on Saturday, October 22 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Colfax Memorial Hall.

Admission is $30 per person, which includes $200 worth of gaming chips and drink voucher. Several Vegas-style games will be contested, including a $50 Texas Hold ‘Em tournament that will be limited to the first 16 players.

Drawings for raffle prizes and a live dessert auction at the end of the night are highlights. For more information or to obtain tickets, contact Colfax High boys’ basketball coach Terry O’Keefe at (530) 305-8328.