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Nevada falls to Fresno (1)

November 23, 2014 — 

The Nevada Wolf Pack’s 15 seniors said good-bye to Mackay Stadium on Saturday night and the Wolf Pack bid farewell to a Mountain West championship. The Wolf Pack fell to …

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Carson City’s Reid signs with Azusa Pacific (2)

November 23, 2014 — 

Carson High senior Corey Reid, the reigning 400-meter state champion, has signed a national letter of intent to attend Division II Azusa Pacific University. Reid signed his letter on Nov. …

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Moody column: Favorites reach the finals (3)

November 23, 2014 — 

Next Saturday at 1 p.m. at Bishop Manogue is the football match-up everybody, including yours truly, expected to see when the season started in late August — Reed vs. Carson. …

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Joe perks up again for Carson High football team (with video) (4)

November 22, 2014 — 

To say Joe Nelson bounced back nicely would be an understatement. After an off week in the 42-7 win over McQueen, Nelson completed his first eight passes and finished 11-for-14 …

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Asa’s fable no myth for Carson (5)

November 22, 2014 — 

It was simply too much Asa Carter. Carter, one of the top players in Northern Nevada, rushed for a season-high 200 yards and three scores to spark the Carson Senators …

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Harvick wins finale, Sprint Cup (6)

November 22, 2014 — 

Call him “Happy Harvick” or call him “Freaky Fast,” after last Sunday you can call Kevin Harvick a NASCAR Sprint Cup champion. With just four drivers remaining in the hunt …

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Carson notebook: Players say bring on Reed (7)

November 22, 2014 — 

Bring on Reed. To a player, the Senators are happy to be playing the Raiders in next Saturday’s regional final at Bishop Manogue. It’s the second time in four years …

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Carson High football faces monster of a task in Reno High School (8)

November 21, 2014 — 

Defensive recognition. Those are two keywords Carson football coach Blair Roman repeatedly stressed to his defensive unit this week as it prepared to face the Reno Huskies today (7 p.m.) …

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Nevada Wolf Pack hosts Fresno State in Mountain West showdown (9)

November 20, 2014 — 

The Fresno State Bulldogs want to coat Mackay Stadium Saturday night with a large splash of crimson. “I’m hearing how they want to turn Reno red,” Nevada football coach Brian …

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Friday Fodder: Pack fans have ridden Polian Express (10)

November 20, 2014 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning ... Nevada Wolf Pack football coach Brian Polian said “our fans need to step up” this week against Fresno State. That is a dangerous …

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Rodeo club gives solid performance at Alamo (11)

November 20, 2014 — 

The Fallon rodeo club concluded the fall slate with a solid performance at the Alamo High and Junior High School Rodeo on Nov. 2. Cord Hendrix won the bull riding …

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Fallon’s Waite, Matheson named to all-state teams (12)

November 20, 2014 — 

Several of the state’s best prep athletes reside in Fallon. And for the second straight season, Greenwave soccer player Corbin Waite is a first team all-state selection. In addition, Waite …

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Wave racks up league honors (13)

November 20, 2014 — 

Not surprisingly, Nathan Heck continues his spectacular season. The Fallon senior running back was named the Northern Division I-A’s Most Valuable Player, while teammates Joe Pyle and Justin Hatfield also …

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Eye of the tiger (14)

November 20, 2014 — 

Orange and black is the new Nathan Heck. Even with a lifetime of loathing a rival’s color scheme, the newfound pattern is one he will grow to love and quickly. …

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BEHIND THE PLATE: Wave’s winter chapter begins in 2 weeks (15)

November 20, 2014 — 

A premature exit by the Greenwave football team last weekend capped off another exciting fall for the green and white. From Fallon advancing to the state tournament once again in …

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Under the lights (16)

November 20, 2014 — 

The city of Fallon and the Downtown Merchants Association honored the Greenwave football teams, the cheerleaders and the marching band during festivities Wednesday night on Maine Street. The event thanked …

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Carson’s Lewis has quiet demeanor, but toughness (17)

November 19, 2014 — 

Senator linebacker’s quiet demeanor belies his toughness on the field The comment by then President Theodore Roosevelt was part of his “Big Stick” ideology, and it fits Carson High junior …

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All-Sierra League selections (18)

November 19, 2014 — 

BOYS SOCCER Coach of the Year: Zach Besso- Bishop Manogue Offense Player of the Year: Henry Zarate- Galena Midfield Player of the Year: Edgar Ceja- Wooster Defense Player of the …

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RIDING THE PINE: Pack’s title hopes still alive (19)

November 19, 2014 — 

Thanks to its nemesis, hope is alive and well with the Nevada football team. Despite a hard-fought 45-38 overtime loss at Air Force on Saturday, the Wolf Pack still controls …

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Jaguars take bite out of Wave (20)

November 19, 2014 — 

In a bloody, drag-down, knock ‘em out brawl, the Fallon football team couldn’t rally for a late-round TKO. Instead, Desert Pines delivered a pair of crippling blows as the Greenwave …

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