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Prep roundup: Tucker’s serving sparks Carson (1)

September 19, 2014 — 

It wasn’t pretty, but it was a victory. Carson High was dominant in the opening game, and then slept through the next two en route to a 25-3, 25-12 and …

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Dayton Dynamo: Sky’s the limit for Berntson (2)

September 19, 2014 — 

DAYTON — A year ago, Austin Fletcher became Dayton High’s single-season rushing leader when he gained 1,627 yards, and many thought that mark would stand for a while. Then along …

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Nevada running game stuck in mediocre so far (3)

September 19, 2014 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning ...The Nevada Wolf Pack’s running game has moved from the fast lane to the carpool lane. The Wolf Pack averaged just 2.7 yards on …

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Fallon grads take on fall season (4)

September 18, 2014 — 

The fall season is now in full swing for one of the largest groups of ex-Greenwave stars competing at the next level. Fifteen former Fallon-student-athletes are in action this season …

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Fallon falls to Truckee (5)

September 18, 2014 — 

FALLON — It was close for the first 42 minutes, then the power of Truckee was unleashed. The Wolverines rode the legs of star Thomas Arnstein to rout the Fallon …

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Wave aims to pillage South Tahoe (6)

September 18, 2014 — 

Facing similar offenses in consecutive weeks makes preparing a bit easier. Once again, the Fallon football team faces a formidable passing attack. The Greenwave, though, shut down Wooster’s aerial game …

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Truckee runs past Lady Wave (7)

September 18, 2014 — 

This time, it wasn’t a rout. Nevertheless, the Fallon girls soccer team still could not solve the Truckee defense. The Wolverines continued their winning streak over the Lady Wave with …

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BEHIND THE PLATE: Sacramento new home to Giants’ Triple-A affilate (8)

September 18, 2014 — 

Start circling the Sacramento River Cats when they visit Reno next season. They’re the new affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. After spending 17 years with the Fresno Grizzlies, the …

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Smashing success (9)

September 18, 2014 — 

The surprise is two fold. First is how quickly the team gelled. Second is how the Fallon girls tennis team is rolling through the Northern Division I-A despite relative inexperience. …

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Smoke still puts wrench into prep slate (10)

September 18, 2014 — 

Smokey conditions continue throughout western Nevada and threaten outdoor activities including high school sports. As a result of the King Fire, the Northern Division I-A cancelled its girls golf tournament …

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CC Middle School hoopsters gain wins (11)

September 18, 2014 — 

The Churchill County Middle School girls basketball teams split their last two games in the past week. The eighth-grades dropped a close contest at Winnemucca, 18-16, last week before drilling …

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CCHS girls to battle on gridiron in annual Powder Puff game (12)

September 18, 2014 — 

One of the best traditions of Homecoming will kick off the weeklong event at the high school on Monday. After the traditional parade down Maine Street, the annual power puff …

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Prep Roundup: Carson corners a win (13)

September 18, 2014 — 

Virrueta’s corner kicks help power Senators to win The Hug Hawks represented the first of several litmus tests for Carson High’s boys soccer team. Thanks to two more goals by …

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FRIDAY NIGHT BREAKFAST: Olivares specializes in pancake blocks (14)

September 18, 2014 — 

ention pancakes to an offensive lineman, and their faces light up like a marquee on the Las Vegas strip. We’re not talking breakfast food here, though most, if not all …

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Lady Wave splits league I-A openers (15)

September 17, 2014 — 

The Lady Wave had their way with the visiting Spring Creek on Friday although the Spartans found a little spark against the Fallon in the next two sets. Nevertheless, Fallon …

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Wave drums Wooster (16)

September 17, 2014 — 

A 30-point explosion in the second quarter left little doubt of the outcome. Adding another 21 points in the third quarter, the Fallon football team rolled to a 58-17 win …

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Northern Division I-A Standings (17)

September 17, 2014 — 

Northern Division I-A Standings Football Team League Overall Dayton 2-0 3-0 Fallon 2-0 2-1 Fernley 2-0 2-1 Elko 2-0 2-0 Spring Creek 1-1 1-1 Lowry 1-1 2-1 Truckee 0-2 1-2 Wooster 0-2 1-2 Sparks 0-2 0-2 South Tahoe 0-2 0-3 Friday’s games Fallon at South Tahoe, 7 p.m. Truckee at Dayton, 7 …

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Smoke a concern (18)

September 17, 2014 — 

Smoke from the King Fire in El Dorado County, Calif., has altered the Northern Nevada prep schedule this week. As of Tuesday, officials from the Churchill County School District, Churchill …

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Runners 9th at North Tahoe (19)

September 17, 2014 — 

The Fallon boys cross country team placed ninth at the 32nd annual North Tahoe Invitational last week in Tahoe City, Calif. The Greenwave tallied 193 points, while Northern Division I-A …

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‘Wolves’ thrown at Broncos rush (20)

September 17, 2014 — 

Peyton Manning didn’t rack up the stats he’s accustomed to on Sunday, thanks in small part to two ex-Nevada linebackers. Fallon grad Josh Mauga and James-Michael Johnson each started for …

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