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Giants get RH Mike Leake from Reds for another playoff run (1)

July 31, 2015 — 

CINCINNATI — After whiffing on Cole Hamels, the San Francisco Giants got starter Mike Leake from the Cincinnati Reds for a pair of prospects on Thursday night. The defending World …

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Back to camp (2)

July 30, 2015 — 

Now that he’s proven he can play with the big boys every Sunday, Fallon’s Josh Mauga has even more to prove this year.After registering 103 tackles and starting all 16 …

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Ranch Hand Rodeo rides again (3)

July 30, 2015 — 

Rodeo is a long-standing tradition in Fallon.And this weekend, it continues with the sixth annual Ranch Hand Rodeo at the Churchill County Fairgrounds.Organized by Rich Allegre, the three-day event kicks …

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Local umpires swing for ‘The Show’ (4)

July 30, 2015 — 

Too often we are consumed with seeing how players move up the ranks in college and professional sports that we forget about the other sides involved.Coaches go through similar growing …

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Mackay renovation near completion (5)

July 30, 2015 — 

The Nevada athletics department is finalizing plans for the upcoming $11.5 million renovation of Mackay Stadium in Reno.The project, which was approved by the state’s Board of Regents in December, …

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CHS grad King heading to play for Pacific (Ore.) (6)

July 30, 2015 — 

Offense is what sets Rafe King apart from his basketball peers. King, a two-year star at Carson High and Columbia College, can flat out shoot the basketball, and that ability …

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Community spotlight: Carson High School will host V-ball clinic (7)

July 28, 2015 — 

Carson High will play host to a volleyball clinic for girls from fifth grade and above Aug. 12-13 with doubles play on Aug. 14.The cost is $100, and the camp …

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Schneiderjans gets inviteto Barracuda Championship (8)

July 28, 2015 — 

RENO – The Barracuda Championship is excited to announce rising PGA TOUR professional Ollie Schneiderjans will receive a sponsor’s exemption for the 17th annual event August 3-9 at Montreux Golf …

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Under the lights (9)

July 28, 2015 — 

The eighth annual Fallon Fights features a Hispanic flavor over the airwaves.Television monster Univision Deportes will broadcast the bouts live on Aug. 22 at the Churchill County Fairgrounds, according to …

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Drivers extend points leads at Rattlesnake (10)

July 28, 2015 — 

As drivers enter the final stretch of the season at Rattlesnake Raceway, a pair of racers extended their points lead on Saturday.Dave Ausano and Zach Cali tightened their grip on …

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CCHS sports registration starts Tuesday (11)

July 28, 2015 — 

Tuesday marks the beginning of the fall season for Churchill County High School athletes.All returning student-athletes including freshmen and new students must complete and return the 2015-15 CCHS Sports Registration …

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Hendrix’s take 9th at nationals (12)

July 28, 2015 — 

Caleb and Cord Hendrix cracked the top 10 at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wyo., this month.The brothers finished ninth in the short go in team …

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Seau, Boy named All-MW first team (13)

July 28, 2015 — 

Nevada senior Ian Seau and junior Alex Boy were named to the Preseason All-Mountain West team, while the Nevada football team was picked to finish third in the MW West …

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Darrell Moody: Wooster does not belong in Division 1 football (14)

July 26, 2015 — 

Unless something happens, Wooster will be back in Division 1 football starting with 2016.I can’t tell you how wrong that is. I remember the last time Wooster played at Carson …

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Reno racer captures main event at Fernley (15)

July 25, 2015 — 

Reno’s Jake Holland scored his second IMCA Modified victory of the season at Fernley 95A Speedway last Saturday night, beating Joel Myers of Santa Rosa, Calif., to the checkered flag. …

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Carson football agrees to move home opener to University of Nevada (16)

July 24, 2015 — 

Carson and Reed high schools have agreed to move their season-opening nonleague football game to the University of Nevada’s Mackay Stadium.Originally the game was scheduled for Aug. 28 at Carson …

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Friday Fodder: Look for Carson City’s Adam Whitt in the majors someday (17)

July 24, 2015 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning ... Major League Baseball recently allowed fans to vote to determine the four best players in the history of each franchise and, as you …

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What can you expect this NFL season (18)

July 23, 2015 — 

It’s almost here.After a tumultuous offseason that seemed to center on yet again, another cheating scandal, fans can finally get excited for some NFL action. Teams have started reporting to …

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Santoro offers his top-four Wolf Pack list (19)

July 23, 2015 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . .Major League Baseball recently allowed fans to vote to determine the four best players in the history of each franchise and, as …

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Connecting the dots (20)

July 23, 2015 — 

It was an unexpected twist.After three years dominating the defensive line for the Fallon football team, Justin Hatfield will continue his career in college after an unlikely turn of events.Hatfield, …

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