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Senators ‘Preston’ for win (1)

January 31, 2015 — 

Her steal, layup give Carson the victory It was a game the Carson High’s girls basketball team needed to win, and thanks to the fourth-quarter efforts of Michelle Perry, Teresa …

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Sophomores carry CHS to win (2)

January 31, 2015 — 

Carson High fans got a look at the future and it looks bright indeed. With senior forward Cameron Price sidelined by the flu, the Senators relied on sophomores Jayden DeJoseph, …

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Local sports roundup: WNC softball goes toe-to-toe in loss to No. 12 team (3)

January 31, 2015 — 

HENDERSON — The sample size was only five innings, but Western Nevada College’s softball team proved in its season opener on Friday that it could go swing for swing with …

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Chase Elliott chosen to replace Gordon next season (4)

January 31, 2015 — 

To the surprise of absolutely no one, Rick Hendrick has named teen phenom Chase Elliot to drive the 24 Chevrolet in 2016 when Jeff Gordon hangs up his helmet. Elliot …

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Carson City WNC squads begin season (5)

January 30, 2015 — 

WNC squads begin 2015 season today The Western Nevada softball and baseball squads kick off their respective seasons today in Henderson. Leah Wentworth’s softball squad opens with a tripleheader. At …

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Patriots need Brady-Gronk combo to come through (6)

January 30, 2015 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning...It’s difficult to envision the New England Patriots beating the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday without tight end Rob Gronkowski having a big day. And it’s …

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Darrell Moody: CHS students need to pack the stands the rest of the season (7)

January 30, 2015 — 

With this being the final day of Spirit Week at Carson High, I fully expect the stands to be jammed for tonight’s game against Damonte Ranch. Anything less than a …

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Spikers take down bracket (8)

January 29, 2015 — 

The Fallon Volleyball Club competed in its first competition in Auburn, Calif., last weekend in the NCVA’s Premier League Qualifier. The squad won its bracket after dropping the first two …

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No Super Bowl for this family (9)

January 29, 2015 — 

Almost 36 years ago, the Soviet Union continued its push toward trying to win the Cold War by invading Afghanistan, adding more tension to the situation. In 1980, though, the …

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Riding the wave (10)

January 29, 2015 — 

Hot shooting and a frenetic defense led to a quick kill for the Fallon boys basketball team. The Greenwave blitzed rival Fernley, 79-48, in a Northern Division I-A matchup Tuesday …

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Lady Wave takes down rival (11)

January 29, 2015 — 

What started out as a potential upset bid suddenly turned into a blowout and a fifth straight win for the Fallon girls basketball team. The Lady Wave survived a horrid …

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Fallon grapplers tackle regional dual meet (12)

January 29, 2015 — 

There is no more time for tinkering. There is only time for perfecting and giving a maximum effort to avoid a precarious road to the state tournament. To accomplish the …

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CHS wraps up Tigers (13)

January 29, 2015 — 

MINDEN — For the record, the Carson Senators were 56-16 victors against the Douglas Tigers Wednesday night in their Sierra League season-ending dual meet. Looking at the bigger picture, with …

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Tiger girls on board for win (14)

January 28, 2015 — 

MINDEN — Leonna Mortimer and the Douglas High girls basketball team crashed the glass Friday night, and in the process, ran off with a 64-52 victory in its rivalry game …

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Prep roundup: Virginia City ‘Hess’ the edge over Excel (15)

January 28, 2015 — 

SPARKS — Clint Hess scored 32 points to lead Virginia City to a 55-46 win over Excel Christian in a Division IV boys basketball game Tuesday. VC improved to 9-0 …

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CHS roars past Tigers (16)

January 28, 2015 — 

MINDEN — Fast starts have been the norm for Carson High this season, and the Senators followed that trend on Tuesday night. The Senators held arch-rival Douglas scoreless for three …

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Glover returns as Douglas baseball program’s head man (17)

January 28, 2015 — 

MINDEN — A familiar face is returning as head coach of the Douglas High School baseball program. John Glover, who previously served as the Tigers head coach from 2003-10, is …

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Community roundup: Carson Middle wins South Tahoe event (18)

January 28, 2015 — 

The Carson Middle School eighth grade girls basketball team took first place at the South Tahoe Optimist Tournament on Jan. 23-24. The team beat Pau Wa Lu in the finals …

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Pack frustrated by UNLV (19)

January 28, 2015 — 

RENO — The Nevada Wolf Pack suffered through yet another one of its frustrating and seemingly never-ending growing pains Tuesday night. “It hurts a lot,” junior center A.J. West said …

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Wolf Pack hosts rival Rebels tonight (20)

January 27, 2015 — 

RENO —David Carter liked what he saw last Saturday at Fresno State. “We lost the game (66-62) but I was really proud of how we competed,” the Nevada Wolf Pack …

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