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Roger Diez: Chistmas gifts galore for racing fans (1)

December 20, 2014 — 

Well, Christmas is almost upon us. If you are still looking for that perfect gift for the gearhead in your life, here is my annual Christmas gift suggestion list for …

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Prep Roundup: Carson, Douglas girls basketball teams post victories (2)

December 20, 2014 — 

Carson High’s girls basketball team made it two straight with a 59-44 crossover win over Hug Friday night at Morse Burley Gym. Carson improved to 5-3 and 2-2 overall. Carson …

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Carson trio reaches semis (3)

December 20, 2014 — 

RENO — The Reno Tournament of Champions is the proverbial meat grinder of wrestling tournaments. It chews up and spits out some of the best wrestlers around, and making it …

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Carson High boys basketball | The Price is right for Senators in win over Hug (4)

December 20, 2014 — 

What a difference a day makes. On Thursday, Spanish Springs crowded Cameron Price with 6-6 Jacob White, who held the normally reliable Price without a field goal. On Friday, Hug …

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Carson High boys basketball team struggles offensively in league opener (5)

December 19, 2014 — 

Carson High looked like a team that hadn’t played in 10 days, especially at the offensive end. The Senators shot just 18 percent from the floor and 58 percent from …

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Friday Fodder: Did Sanchez’s buddies buy him a job? (6)

December 19, 2014 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning ...The UNLV Rebels obviously believe that you can simply buy Mountain West football championships the same way Bishop Gorman High has bought the Nevada …

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Wolf Pack hopes to wipe out 2012 bowl memory (7)

December 19, 2014 — 

The Nevada Wolf Pack has a bad taste in its mouth that has lasted two years. “Every time I think about a bowl game I think about New Mexico and …

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Carson girls basketball | Defense stifles mistake-prone Cougars (8)

December 19, 2014 — 

This was a win for the defense. Carson’s pressure held Spanish Springs scoreless for 15 minutes, and the Senators were just good enough at the offensive end to walk away …

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To the big time (9)

December 18, 2014 — 

It is one of the toughest high school wrestling tournaments in the country. Nationally ranked grapplers from the East Coast to the West Coast and everywhere between converge at 9 …

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Hatfield leads all-state honorees (10)

December 18, 2014 — 

Fallon has made its mark statewide for two years running. As a result, six Greenwave football players were named first-team all state and one to the second team for the …

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Grapplers 4th at Winnemucca tourney (11)

December 18, 2014 — 

The Fallon wrestling team showed it will be a player throughout the season. The Greenwave were led by a trio of second-place finishes by Terry White (106 pounds), Jack Swisher …

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Wave preps for Nevada Union (12)

December 18, 2014 — 

Over the hill and to Nevada Union they go. On Monday, the Fallon boys basketball team heads over the Sierra Mountains to Grass Valley, Calif., to battle Nevada Union. The …

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Mauga returns to practice (13)

December 18, 2014 — 

Josh Mauga had a bit of a scare when he exited early in Sunday’s win over the Raiders. Mauga, a starting linebacker for the Chiefs who was twice placed on …

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Nevada kicks off bowl season (14)

December 18, 2014 — 

December is one of the greatest months of the year. Christmas. Winter break. Tons of sweets. And lots of football. Football postseason begins in the college circuit this weekend with …

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Corkill ropes for 3rd world crown (15)

December 17, 2014 — 

Despite not placing as high as they would like at this year’s National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Fallon’s Jade Corkill and his partner, Clay Tryan of Billings, Mont., are …

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Boys swept on road trip (16)

December 17, 2014 — 

ELKO — The Elko boys basketball program is off to the kind of start that is expected of a three-time defending Northern Division I-A regional champion with a lot of …

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Lady Wave splits on road (17)

December 17, 2014 — 

ELKO — The Elko girls basketball team finished its weekend undefeated in league play Saturday after defeating Fallon, 62-56. On Friday, though, the Lady Wave came out on fire in …

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Cheer squad wins regional competition (18)

December 17, 2014 — 

The Carson Pop Warner Pee-Wee cheer squad won first place in a recent regional competition in Santa Clara. Members of the team are Sierra Braun, Angelica Luna-Meza, Savanah Ray, Keela …

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Carson boys open league season on Thursday (19)

December 17, 2014 — 

With the first league game just a day away, Carson High boys basketball coach Carlos Mendeguia doesn’t have a good read on his team, and that’s not surprising when you …

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Carson High Football | Senators celebrate seniors, season (20)

December 15, 2014 — 

The annual season-ending Carson High football dinner isn’t your normal awards banquet. It is all about the seniors, and giving the group one last send-off before preparations start toward the …

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