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8C Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Woodlee named as QHS athletic director It's official -- the new athletic director at Quincy High School for the 2015-16 school year will be teacher and Trojan head boys' basketball coach Mike Woodlee. Woodlee's ascent to the top spot came after a renewed search last month to fill vacancies among coaching and the athletic director positions. Woodlee was one of three candidates vying for the job and was approved by the Plumas Unified School District governing board Wednesday, June 10. As head coach of the Trojans boys' basketball team, Woodlee led the squad to a Mid-Valley League championship last season with an 8-0 record, The Trojans went 19-8 overall. Mike Woodlee, seen left as the wielder of the starting gun at Quincy High School's track meet last month, has been named the Trojans' new athletic director. Photo by Greg Knight Supergirls run in second Reno Tahoe Odyssey Greg Knight Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.com For the second year in a row, the Supergirls team from Plumas County took part in the Reno Tahoe Odyssey -- and members took home the Most Spirited Team award for a second time as well for their efforts. This year the team included second-time runners Michelle Schilling, Lori Beeson, Leslie Edlund, Christina Lutz, Sarena Barker, Marisa Lerch and Joni Moore. The new runners were Stephanie Tanaka, Julie Tanaka, Stephanie Dretke, Alison Pence and Traci Sims. The team, which placed 101st out of 250 teams, tied with the Metal Heads on a time of 27:32.10. The Reno Tahoe Odyssey is a 178-mile relay run that is divided into 36 legs by 12 runners. The runners are divided into two vans. The race begins in downtown Reno at an elevation of 4,490 feet, with runners going continuously From Reno to Truckee, around Lake Participating in the Reno Tahoe Odyssey relay race last week, Joni Moore runs her last leg: a 6.7-mile trek down Geiger Grade into South Reno. Photo submitted Tahoe, peaking at Daggett Summit at an elevation of 7,375 feet before dropping down to Carson City, up into Virginia City and back to Reno. H MONEY I I DOWN V NEEDED! % UP TO B4 MONTHS HURRY! i ON 2008 OR NEWER This offer ends APR OAC VEHICLES June 30th! 6.7L V8, TURBO DIESEL, XLT PKG. ONLY 30K MILES 1.4L TURBO * ONLY 16,905 MILES B, .w As Low As 1.95S O;A.C. $15,0Q0 X 84 MOS. : $191 too. $20,000 X 84 MOS. = $255mo. $25,000 X 84 MOS. : $319 o mo. $30,000 X 84 MOS. = $383 mO. $35,000 X 84 MOS. = $447 mO. $40,000 X 84 MOS. = $511 0 mo. CONVERTIBLE DOUBLECAB ONLY22,0OOMILES 4X4, 6.7L V8,.TURBO DIESEL, ONLY 22,000 MILES V6, 3RD ROW SEAT, LEATHER r 4 CYL., AUTO, MOON ROOF, ONLY 10,475 MILES V6, NAVIGATION, ONLY 37,000 MILES V6, NAVIGATION, LEATHER, ONLY 60,000 MILES WE BUY CARS AND TRUCKS LEATHER, MOON ROOF, ONLY 35,000 MILES TOP DOLLAR PAID! 5.3L V8, ONLY 41,000 MILES -HARD TO FIND THIS TRUCK! 4X4, ONLY 64,000 MILES 4X4, TRD OFF ROAD PKG, V6 6 SPEED, ONLY 82,000 MILES "Each runner runs three legs of varying length and difficulty and each runner runs approximately 14 - 18 miles total," Moore said after the race. "The supergirls made their debut in the Reno Tahoe Odyssey in 2014 and it was a must that we did it again this year and with several new members." The drivers of the vans were Kenny Lutz and Shane Pence. "There were moments where I wanted to quit, and nearly cried; by the end of your last leg, in the blazing heat, quitting definitely seems like an option," Moore added. "But you can either quit or keep going, and we all kept going. The adrenaline that you get from pursuing a passion to that extreme is hard to explain. It is incredibly moving and exhausting." Julie Tanaka also added her feelings on the event. "This was the most unique, fun and amazing experience," Julie said. "I had the most supportive team and could not have done this amazing accomplishment without the rest of the Supergirls .... Not many gals can say we ran -- not hiked, not walked -- but ran 178 miles. After I ran two legs through Boca, South Lake and then the next morning with no sleep, the long grade up to Virginia City was one of the biggest accomplishments I have experienced. I had the best and most supportive teammates." Quincy native togs a win in Triple-A debut Feather River College alum and former Quincy High School pitching star Cody Anderson throws for a win in his Triple-A debut with the Columbus Clippers on Saturday, June 6, besting the Toledo Mud Hens, 6-1. Anderson allowed a single run on four hits, while striking out nine batters across seven innings. The Clippers are affiliated with the Cleveland Indians. Anderson, a native of Quincy and 2009 graduate of QHS, was drafted as the No. 7 pick in the 14th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft. Photo submitted .