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Moody column: Please, let’s get Division 1 football situation straight (1)

October 26, 2014 — 

At last an ally that doesn’t come from Carson High. Anybody who knows me or has read my columns in the last 12 years, knows my distaste for the way …

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Prep roundup: Manogue shuts out Carson in girls soccer (2)

October 26, 2014 — 

RENO — Carson High’s girls soccer team is closing out its regular season in disappointing fashion after a 4-0 loss to Bishop Manogue Saturday afternoon. Carson has lost two straight …

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Carson notebook: Senators headed in right direction (3)

October 25, 2014 — 

RENO — Carson football coach Blair Roman likes his football team these days. “The team is getting better,” he said after Friday’s 34-0 whitewashing of Galena, which spoiled the Grizzlies’ …

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Prep roundup: Carson solid in league meet (4)

October 25, 2014 — 

Ian Van Rensselaer had an outstanding effort for the Carson high boys cross country team on Friday in the Northern Division I League Meet. Van Rensselaer finished fifth, covering the …

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New format has created drama in NASCAR (5)

October 25, 2014 — 

As usual, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Talladega race meant elation for some and heartbreak for others. Brad Keselowski was on cloud nine after his win, as was team owner Roger …

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Polian to players: No fun, just get a win (6)

October 25, 2014 — 

The Nevada Wolf Pack didn’t go to Hawaii this week to work on its suntan. “There won’t be any sightseeing,” Wolf Pack head coach Brian Polian said. “If they want …

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Carson’s defense records another shutout (7)

October 25, 2014 — 

Carson clinches share of league championship RENO — Shutouts have been few and far between for the Carson Senators during the Blair Roman era. Carson posted its second straight shutout …

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Carson’s 12th straight win sets up Miners showdown (8)

October 24, 2014 — 

It was hard to tell whether Carson took Galena lightly Thursday, or if the Grizzlies have improved since the first time the teams met back on Oct. 7. Carson lost …

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Prep roundup: Douglas girls soccer stays undefeated (9)

October 24, 2014 — 

MINDEN — Lexi von Schottenstein and McKenna Kynett scored two goals each for the Douglas girls soccer team Thursday in its Senior Night 5-0 victory against Damonte Ranch. Douglas (15-0 …

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Dust Devils have ominous task ahead (10)

October 24, 2014 — 

It doesn’t get any simpler for the Dayton High football team. Beat Elko and Fernley and have a shot at the playoffs. Split or lose twice and winter sports teams …

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Fajardo is the leader of the Pack (11)

October 24, 2014 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning ... Cody Fajardo is putting this Nevada Wolf Pack football team on his back and dragging it into Mountain West championship contention. Fajardo led …

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High Fidel(ity) lifts Greenwave (12)

October 23, 2014 — 

Speed, a powerful shot and a flare for the dramatic is his calling card. After tumultuous weekend and a dogged schedule had the Fallon boys soccer team running on fumes, …

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Lowry holds off Lady Wave spikers (13)

October 23, 2014 — 

A see-saw battle has left little room for error in the final three matches. The Fallon volleyball team engaged in a heart-pounding performance, albeit in a losing effort as the …

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Lahontan battle (14)

October 23, 2014 — 

Two rivals, one title and bragging rights are on the line. Oh, so is home-field advantage throughout the Division I-A playoffs. When Fallon and Fernley collide in the Northern DI-A’s …

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Valley rivals playing for more than pride (15)

October 23, 2014 — 

Consider this week Rivalry Week for the Greenwave football team. After a humbling loss in California to open the season, the Division I-A state runner-ups have mimicked last season’s success …

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Fallon golf solid at IA state tourney (16)

October 23, 2014 — 

In the biggest tournament of the season, Sara Evans came to play. The Fallon girls golfer carded a two-day 211 to finish 20th at the Division I-A state golf tournament …

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Tennis returns to state field (17)

October 23, 2014 — 

It has been an euphoric ride for the Fallon tennis teams. The Lady Wave doubles team of Debra Beyer and Kali Strong won the Northern Division I-A title last week …

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Hudson to face Guthrie in Game 3 (18)

October 23, 2014 — 

SAN FRANCISCO — In the middle of a champagne-and-beer-soaked clubhouse after the San Francisco Giants won the NL Championship Series, Tim Hudson was given the chance to speak to his …

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Royals take first battle of bullpens from Giants (19)

October 23, 2014 — 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The first showdown of brilliant bullpens went to the Kansas City Royals. After Kansas City took the lead with a five-run sixth inning, the trio of …

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CHS Football Notebook: Roman expects tough game from Grizzlies despite record (20)

October 23, 2014 — 

Since Blair Roman took the reins in 2008, Galena High has given the Senators some of their toughest games. Carson has won four of the seven matchups against Steve Struzyk-coached …

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