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Nevada beats woeful San Jose State (1)

March 1, 2015 — 

Nevada defeats woeful Spartans at LawlorRENO — The San Jose State Spartans brightened an otherwise dreary Nevada Wolf Pack season once again on Saturday.“We definitely needed this for our confidence,” …

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CHS coach, players on region, league teams (2)

March 1, 2015 — 

CHS coach, players on region, league teamsCarson High was properly rewarded for its best boys basketball season since 2003.Coach Carlos Mendeguia was named Sierra League Coach of the Year and …

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Darrell Moody: Cutting sports programs at WNC is huge mistake (3)

March 1, 2015 — 

I can’t help but think what a tragic mistake the lawmakers, including our illustrious governor made when they let the baseball and softball programs at Western Nevada College fall by …

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Reynolds, Carson City’s WNC wrap up sweep (4)

February 28, 2015 — 

Kody Reynolds just might be the toughest out in the Scenic West Athletic Conference, and he’s swinging the bat better than his solid .319 average would indicate.Reynolds went 4-for-6 and …

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Carson City’s WNC softball goes 1-2 (5)

February 28, 2015 — 

Western Nevada College opened its Scenic West Athletic Conference season by dropping two of three games to nationally ranked College of Southern Idaho at Edmonds Sports Complex.CSI won the opener, …

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Logano follows checklist to win Daytona (6)

February 28, 2015 — 

Once again the Daytona 500 proved staying out of trouble, making the right adjustments and pit calls, being in the right place at the end of the race, and taking …

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High School basketball: Virginia City Muckers fall in state semifinals (7)

February 27, 2015 — 

Cold-shooting VCeliminated at stateLAS VEGAS — Everything that could go wrong for Virginia City did, and the result was a short stay at the NIAA Division IV State Championship.The Muckers …

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Wolf Pack baseball something special (8)

February 27, 2015 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . .I admit it, I have no idea who that guy is that wears No. 7 for the San Francisco 49ers with the …

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Free throws sink Pack (9)

February 27, 2015 — 

Free throws doomed the Nevada men’s basketball team Wednesday in Colorado Springs, Colo.The Wolf Pack missed 18 shots from the line as Air Force held on for a 75-70 Mountain …

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Stanford snaps Pack’s streak (10)

February 27, 2015 — 

After posting seven straight wins to open the season, the Nevada baseball team couldn’t push its historic win streak to eight. Stanford (4-4) scored four straight runs and won on …

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Merkley preps for national tourney (11)

February 27, 2015 — 

The odds might have seemed against him this postseason, but Fallon’s Colin Merkley didn’t flinch. The ex-Greenwave state wrestling champ placed fourth in the NAIA West Regional on Saturday to …

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Spikers aim to end season on high note (12)

February 27, 2015 — 

Despite a bump in the road on Tuesday, the Churchill County Middle School eighth-grade volleyball is on a roll.The Lady Wave currently sit at 5-2 on the season after a …

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Western Nevada College baseball team still holding out hope for a reprieve (13)

February 27, 2015 — 

Don’t count out the Western Nevada College sports programs just yet.D.J. Whittemore said before Thursday’s doubleheader split with College of Southern Idaho that school president Chet Burton told him Wednesday …

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Pool helps Carson City’s WNC split twin-bill (14)

February 26, 2015 — 

Corey Pool is on a longball hot streak.Pool homered in back-to-back games to help the Western Nevada College baseball team split its Scenic West Athletic Conference doubleheader Thursday at John …

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Will the real Kaepernick please stand up (15)

February 26, 2015 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . .I admit it, I have no idea who that guy is who wears No. 7 for the San Francisco 49ers with the …

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Van Rensselaer 18that state ski meet (16)

February 26, 2015 — 

Carson High’s Ian Van Rensselaer finished 18th in the giant slalom at the state ski championship on Wednesday.Teammate Alison Greene was 32nd in the giant slalom. …

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Nevada cold from line, helps Air Force beat Wolf Pack 75-70 (17)

February 26, 2015 — 

COLORADO SPRING, Colo. — Marek Olesinski and Zach Kocur scored 18 points apiece to lead Air Force to a 75-70 victory over Nevada on Wednesday night. Air Force took the …

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Alumni notebook: How Carson City area athletes are doing in college (18)

February 26, 2015 — 

BASKETBALLRafe King, Carson, Columbia College: Scored 6 points in 69-62 loss to Fresno. Averaged 11.7 in regular season.Matt Nolan, Carson, Cabrillo College: Scored 6 points in 92-62 win, and finished …

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Carson City’s Quilling takes a chance on baseball (19)

February 25, 2015 — 

After spending three years away from baseball, former Carson High athlete Chance Quilling elected to give the game another try.Quilling, who started for the Carson High baseball team as a …

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Community spotlight: Hostler advances to national free-throw event (20)

February 25, 2015 — 

Doug Hostler won the Elks Club Region 7 free-throw championship and earned the right to advance to the nationals finals in Springfield, Mass., in April.Hostler competed in the 12-13 division.Thomas …

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