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Carson High boys basketball team struggles offensively in league opener (1)

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? (2)

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 (3)

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 (4)

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 (5)

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 (6)

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 (7)

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 (8)

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 (9)

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 (10)

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 (11)

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 (12)

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 (13)

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 (14)

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 (15)

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 (16)

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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Prep roundup: CHS quartet wins titles at Lowry (17)

December 14, 2014 — 

WINNEMUCCA — Brandon Basa (106), Brady O’Keefe (145), Connor Sievers (195) and Brady Rivera (215) walked away with titles at the Cody Louck Invitational Wrestling Tournament Saturday at the Winnemucca …

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Rock bottom for Nevada (18)

December 14, 2014 — 

RENO — David Carter’s wish is that his Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team hit rock bottom Saturday night. “I hope so,” the Wolf Pack coach said after a 65-55 …

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Moody column: New format for WNC baseball; Carson City’s Paoli honored (19)

December 14, 2014 — 

In seven years of covering Western Nevada College baseball, I’ve never liked the format of doubleheaders on back-to-back days. Whenever I asked about it, I was told the reason for …

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How to drive in inclement weather (20)

December 13, 2014 — 

We dodged a bullet as far as snow on valley roads with the latest storm, but winter is upon us. And with it come driving hazards we have to cope …

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