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Carson baseball beats Douglas (1)

May 4, 2016 — 

MINDEN — Clutch hitting was the difference Wednesday when the Carson Senators surged to an 8-5 Northern Division I baseball victory against arch rival Douglas.Carson (21-9 overall, 15-6 league) rallied …

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Alumni notebook: How Carson City are athletes are doing at next level (2)

May 4, 2016 — 

BASEBALLJace Zampirro, Carson, Feather River: No action last week. Is 1-2 with 7.72 ERA.Adam Whitt, Carson, Astros: Is 1-0 with 7.51 ERA and one save.Colby Blueberg, Carson, Padres: Has 3 …

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Lemburg strong for CHS (3)

May 3, 2016 — 

Lauren Lemburg pitched two strong games against Spanish Springs last weekend and came up empty handed.On Tuesday, Lemburg came up with another sold effort, and she wasn’t going to be …

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Community spotlight: Pumas Elite on a roll in last 2 tournaments (4)

May 3, 2016 — 

The Carson Futbol Club U-16 Pumas Elite have won their last two tournaments in impressive fashion, outscoring opponents 43-4.On April 2-3, the local squad won the Sagebrush Spring Startup in …

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High school opens auxiliary gym (5)

May 3, 2016 — 

The Churchill County School District trustees met before its weekly meeting Thursday for the ribbon cutting ceremony of Churchill County High School’s new auxiliary gym. The project, which broke ground …

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New gym hosts alumni basketball tournament (6)

May 3, 2016 — 

The new Churchill County High School auxiliary gym hosted its first event Saturday since the ribbon cutting one day prior. The annual Rock and Jock Basketball Extravaganza and Alumni Tournament …

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Wave track readies for Fernley meet (7)

May 3, 2016 — 

With only one meet remaining on the schedule for the Division I-A regional competition, the Greenwave track and field team is coming together at the right time.Fallon’s girls team placed …

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Wave looks to bounce back against Sparks (8)

May 3, 2016 — 

DAYTON — It’s been awhile since the Greenwave baseball team has had to face adversity this late in the season.Surging Dayton nearly swept the defending state champs over the weekend, …

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Two Western Nevada College softball sophomores sign with NAIA school (9)

May 3, 2016 — 

An early season tournament in Scottsdale, Ariz., provided college coaches a chance to see a slice of what Melanie Mecham and Kacie Freudenberger have contributed to Western Nevada College’s softball …

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The meaning of relationships and hopes (10)

May 2, 2016 — 

More than 25 years ago, one of the most prolific movies on baseball, life and relationships debuted in thousands of theaters in what turned out to be a major blockbuster …

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Prep roundup: Big day for Pradere, Schulz (11)

May 1, 2016 — 

SACRAMENTO — Abby Pradere and Ian Schulz turned in outstanding performances Saturday at the prestigious Meet of Champions at American River College.Pradere, a freshman, won the 1600 in 5:07.7, a …

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Carson is swept by Galena (12)

May 1, 2016 — 

RENO — Carson High started the day with aspirations of being tied for the top spot in the Northern Division I standings, and they finished the day by itself in …

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WNC roundup: Softball wins 3-of-4 behind Carter’s belt; baseball still in hunt for title (13)

May 1, 2016 — 

Briauna Carter certainly won’t forget her sophomore day at Western Nevada College. What the third baseman did against Snow College on Saturday afternoon brought her to tears, as well as …

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Memories of Wildcat athletics: Reason to be proud of ’Harvard on the Hill’ (14)

May 1, 2016 — 

Editor’s Note: Throughout the 2016 Western Nevada College baseball and softball seasons, which are the last for WNC athletics, the Appeal has been featuring columns every Sunday from those who …

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Prep roundup: Dayton beats defending state champ Fallon (15)

April 30, 2016 — 

DAYTON — The Dayton baseball team picked up its biggest win in quite a while, beating defending state champion Fallon in a wild game 18-12 Friday.Dayton led 6-4 after just …

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Wildcat softball powers to sweep (16)

April 30, 2016 — 

With the wind blowing out, home runs seemed to be in the cards, and the Western Nevada College softball team was dealing them. In game one, WNC put four out …

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WNC baseball keeps pace in SWAC (17)

April 30, 2016 — 

While his batting average has languished for most of the season, Western Nevada College sophomore catcher Sam Salyers’ work ethic has not.Extra batting practice paid off for Salyers on Friday …

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Roger Diez: NASCAR returns to Talladega this weekend (18)

April 30, 2016 — 

Gardnerville’s Robert Miller nursed his ailing Pro Stock car to the checkered flag at Fernley 95A Speedway last Saturday night to capture his second Nevada Pro Stock Association series $1000 …

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Prep roundup: Douglas baseball stays in playoff hunt (19)

April 29, 2016 — 

MINDEN — Hunter Simpson’s walk-off single capped a four-run seventh inning that lifted the Douglas baseball team to a key 8-7 Northern Division I win against Wooster Thursday afternoon.Douglas (11-16 …

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Friday Fodder: Nevada Wolf Pack men’s hoops turns into soap opera (20)

April 29, 2016 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning ... The bizarre soap opera that’s the Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball coaching situation continued this week with the hiring of former UNLV head …

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