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Carson City’s WNC baseball splits with CSN (1)

March 28, 2015 — 

It was a game Western Nevada needed to win, and it was two of the Wildcats’ lesser-known players who made it happen.After a hit batsman forced in the go-ahead run, …

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Local sports roundup: Carson City’s WNC softball splits (2)

March 28, 2015 — 

HENDERSON — Kristina George tossed a two-hit shutout and Western Nevada College nearly recovered from a nine-run deficit as the Wildcats split a Scenic West Athletic Conference softball doubleheader at …

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California Chrome in action Saturday (3)

March 27, 2015 — 

California Chrome, co-owned by Steve Coburn of Topaz Lake, will be in action again on Saturday when he races in the Dubai World Cup.California Chrome, the reigning Kentucky Derby and …

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Errors are WNC’s downfall vs. CSN (4)

March 27, 2015 — 

Three late-inning errors snapped a tie and sent College of Southern Nevada to a 5-2 series-opening baseball victory over Western Nevada College on Thursday at John L. Harvey Field.The win …

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Local sports roundup: Douglas loses a heartbreaker to the Cougars (5)

March 27, 2015 — 

MINDEN — Dion Mortimer pitched four-hit ball over 6.1 innings, however, the Douglas Tigers fell just short with their seventh inning rally Thursday afternoon in a 4-2 Northern Division I …

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CHS baseball shows plenty of fight in loss (6)

March 27, 2015 — 

The never-say-die attitude of the Carson Senators took center stage.The Senators rallied from an 8-0 deficit to take a 10-9 lead before dropping a 15-10 decision to perennial powerhouse Reno …

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Friday Fodder: Musselman is anything but boring (7)

March 26, 2015 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning...Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball just got a whole lot less boring. The past six years under nice guy David Carter put the community, the …

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Eric Musselman introduced as men’s basketball coach for Nevada Wolf Pack (8)

March 26, 2015 — 

RENO — It didn’t take long for Eric Musselman to challenge his Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball players.“We want to play as fast as possible at a high octane pace …

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Homers lift Lady Wave (9)

March 26, 2015 — 

A power surge lit up the softball diamond on Wednesday between two rivals gunning for league and state supremacy.Fallon’s Megan McCormick blasted two home runs to lift the Lady Wave …

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Ace in the hole (10)

March 26, 2015 — 

Once again, he was nearly unhittable.Fallon ace Alex Mendez spun another gem in a surgical performance to lead the Greenwave to an 8-3 win over rival Fernley in a Northern …

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Elks meet tradition continues (11)

March 26, 2015 — 

For decades a staple of the spring season has been the Fallon Elks Invitational track meet.On Saturday, the tradition continues with the 43rd installment of the second-longest running meet in …

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Fallon youth hoops dominate (12)

March 26, 2015 — 

Fallon hoops flexed its muscles last weekend during the 11th annual Fallon Shoot-Out Co-ed Youth Basketball Tournament at the Gym at Venturacci Park.With 21 teams in attendance in three divisions, …

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Fallon cowboys, cowgirls solid at Fernley rodeo (13)

March 26, 2015 — 

The Fallon rodeo club had a solid opening performance two weeks ago in Fernley.On March 14, Blain Jensen and partner Jake Cerini (Lovelock) won the team roping and Jensen placed …

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Football camp highlights spring break (14)

March 26, 2015 — 

Youngsters are encouraged to get an early start to the football season this spring break.Fallon grads Tyler Simper and Josh Mauga, who played for the green and white last decade, …

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Nevada baseball earns first shutout (15)

March 26, 2015 — 

Sophomore right-hander Evan McMahan led the 26th-ranked Nevada baseball team to its first shutout of the season in a 5-0 victory over Sacramento State on Tuesday at Peccole Park in …

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Simper falls short at ANW (16)

March 26, 2015 — 

The crowd was pumped as seen on TV, and the cameras were everywhere.It was one of those experiences Tyler Simper will never forget.But the ex-Greenwave star can’t wait to do …

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Alumni notebook: How Carson City area athletes are doing in College (17)

March 26, 2015 — 

BASEBALLJace Zampirro, Carson, Feather River: No action last week. Is 0-0 with 9.00 ERA.Adam Whitt, Carson, UNR: Worked 3 innings and earned one save last week. Is 1-0 with 11 …

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Carson City’s WNC baseball hosts CSN (18)

March 26, 2015 — 

The start of a pivotal Scenic West Athletic Conference baseball series between first-place Western Nevada College and second-place College of Southern Nevada begins today, one day earlier than originally scheduled.The …

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Local sports roundup: Carson City soccer team takes second (19)

March 26, 2015 — 

The Pumas Elite U-15 squad from the Carson Futbol Club finished second at last weekend’s Modesto Ajax Spring Tournament.The local squad played in an older age bracket, compiling a 2-1-1 …

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Eric Musselman to take over Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team (20)

March 25, 2015 — 

RENO – Two-time NBA head coach Eric Musselman has been selected to coach the Nevada men’s basketball team and a five-year contract will be presented to the Board of Regents …

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