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Wolf Pack gets more late-game heroics in win (1)

April 20, 2014 — 

RENO — There is something special going on at Peccole Park this spring. “Oh, yeah, definitely,” smiled Nevada Wolf Pack outfielder Brad Gerig. “It doesn’t matter what the score is, …

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Carson squads second in Comstock meet (2)

April 20, 2014 — 

Carson High’s boys and girls varsity track squads finished second at the annual Comstock Classic Saturday at the Jim Frank Track & Field Complex. Douglas won the boys meet with …

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Darrell Moody: Hawks must move down in baseball and softball (3)

April 20, 2014 — 

Hug High School asked the NIAA if it could play as an independent in softball starting next season, but according to published reports, the item was tabled. The Hawks, at …

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Pinto slam sparks Reed past CHS (4)

April 19, 2014 — 

For the second consecutive game, the Carson Senators dug a hole they were unable to extricate themselves from. Jon Pinto whacked a first-inning grand slam, and Reed went on to …

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Two bad innings costly for WNC (5)

April 19, 2014 — 

Throw out two innings, and Western Nevada College’s softball team would have garnered a split against North Idaho College. Instead, the Wildcats suffered through a doubleheader sweep, losing 5-0 and …

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Serchio Jr. wins main (6)

April 19, 2014 — 

The weather was more cooperative at Fernley 95A Speedway last Saturday, but the warm weather kept the water truck busy knocking down the dust. Mark Serchio Jr. took the Pure …

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Carson bats silent in doubleheader loss (7)

April 18, 2014 — 

SPARKS — Despite two solid efforts, Carson High’s softball team was swept in a doubleheader by Reed on Thursday afternoon. Reed, behind the pitching efforts of Julia Jensen and Jackie …

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Fans will get a big dose of late-night Wolf Pack football (8)

April 17, 2014 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning... CBS television has Late Night with David Letterman. NBC has the Tonight Show. Northern Nevada has Wolf Pack football. Get ready for Late Night …

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Bad first inning dooms CHS (9)

April 17, 2014 — 

SPARKS — It was the ugliest inning that Carson High has endured in several years, and it ultimately cost the Senators the game. Reed sent 15 batters to the plate …

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Heck leads tracksters to 6th (10)

April 17, 2014 — 

As the weeks pass, the Fallon boys track team is hitting its stride. The Greenwave had a solid showing at last weekend’s Del Oro Invitational in Loomis, Calif. The Wave …

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Boston Strong (11)

April 17, 2014 — 

It’s been more than a year since the country was rocked by terrorist bombings at the Boston Marathon. For Fallon resident DeVere Karlson, the memories are flooding back as she …

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Bighorns lacrosse starts season (12)

April 17, 2014 — 

The Oasis Academy Bighorns lacrosse team kicked off its second season at the High Sierra Youth Lacrosse jamboree at Bishop Manogue on Saturday. Oasis Academy added a team in the …

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Swimmers, golfers back in action (13)

April 17, 2014 — 

The Fallon swim teams netted their first dual wins of the season in a tri-meet against Truckee and North Tahoe last week. The Fallon boys team sank North Tahoe, 105-12, …

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De Braga heads to his third combine (14)

April 17, 2014 — 

If Trevor de Braga doesn’t receive a phone call from the NFL on May 10 or in the following week, he’ll be anything but disappointed. After participating in two NFL …

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Fallon aims to make waves in stretch run (15)

April 17, 2014 — 

Warmer temperatures and the improbability of snow dampening anyone’s spring must mean the Greenwave are entering the home stretch of the season. From the softball team’s perfect league record to …

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Carson rallies past Hug (16)

April 15, 2014 — 

Marcos Yanez couldn’t throw hard enough to break a pane of glass, but it didn’t matter because Carson High hitters were unable to make an adjustment. After pounding out 21 …

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Fallon cowboys, cowgirl buckle down (17)

April 15, 2014 — 

It was a solid weekend for a pair of Fallon cowboys. Team ropers Blain Jensen (header) and Jes Tews (heeler) took the overall average at the Fallon High School rodeo …

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Fallon runners put on show (18)

April 15, 2014 — 

Fallon showed its chops at the renewed Reno marathon on Sunday. After a several-year hiatus, the race returned to the Biggest Little City rebranded as the Reno Running and Fitness …

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Exceptional Rodeo a success (19)

April 15, 2014 — 

For more than an hour, more than 30 special needs students tried their hand in the rodeo arena. The Exceptional Rodeo was a smashing success as the Fallon Rodeo Club …

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CCHS trainer receives support (20)

April 15, 2014 — 

It was a pre-emptive strike on the behalf of Churchill County High School’s athletic trainer. About 20 people attended the Churchill County School District’s Board of Trustees meeting Thursday in …

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