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CHS coach, players on region, league teams (1)

March 1, 2015 — 

CHS coach, players on region, league teamsCarson High was properly rewarded for its best boys basketball season since 2003.Coach Carlos Mendeguia was named Sierra League Coach of the Year and …

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High School basketball: Virginia City Muckers fall in state semifinals (2)

February 27, 2015 — 

Cold-shooting VCeliminated at stateLAS VEGAS — Everything that could go wrong for Virginia City did, and the result was a short stay at the NIAA Division IV State Championship.The Muckers …

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Spikers aim to end season on high note (3)

February 27, 2015 — 

Despite a bump in the road on Tuesday, the Churchill County Middle School eighth-grade volleyball is on a roll.The Lady Wave currently sit at 5-2 on the season after a …

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Van Rensselaer 18that state ski meet (4)

February 26, 2015 — 

Carson High’s Ian Van Rensselaer finished 18th in the giant slalom at the state ski championship on Wednesday.Teammate Alison Greene was 32nd in the giant slalom. …

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Community spotlight: Hostler advances to national free-throw event (5)

February 25, 2015 — 

Doug Hostler won the Elks Club Region 7 free-throw championship and earned the right to advance to the nationals finals in Springfield, Mass., in April.Hostler competed in the 12-13 division.Thomas …

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Hot and cold (6)

February 24, 2015 — 

It was there, then in a flash it was gone.A third quarter explosion doomed the Fallon boys basketball as the Greenwave lost 66-43 to Elko in the first round of …

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CCHS, city hit another game winner (7)

February 24, 2015 — 

Bands were banging, the crowd cheering and an awesome atmosphere greeted hundreds of fans.Once again, Churchill County High School, with a big assist from the city of Fallon, showed why …

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Heck takes third at Idaho track meet (8)

February 24, 2015 — 

Six of Fallon’s best athletes took to the track at the Simplot Games in Pocatello, Idaho, last weekend.Competing under the Fallon Wave Runners banner since the games are a club …

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Lady Wave stumbles in I-A playoff defeat (9)

February 24, 2015 — 

It started with promise but then quickly turned into desperation and eventually heartbreak.The Fallon girls basketball team stumbled in the final three quarters as rival Elko knocked off the Lady …

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CHS Notebook: Despite last loss, 2014-15 was huge success (10)

February 22, 2015 — 

The last game was a disappointment, but it certainly didn’t diminish what Carson High was able to accomplish this season.The Senators, who started two sophomores and a junior 90 percent …

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Carson falls to Galena in finals (11)

February 22, 2015 — 

Hot shooting Galena defeats Senators in finalsSin City will just have to wait.Carson High’s dreams of going to Las Vegas for the NIAA State Tournament for the first time since …

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Darrell Moody: Sierra League had edge in boys basketball (12)

February 22, 2015 — 

One thing was apparent as I watched this year’s NIAA boys basketball playoffs.The Sierra League was head and shoulders above its High Desert collegaues, as evidenced by three Sierra teams …

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Carson looks to end regional title drought (13)

February 21, 2015 — 

Carson High’s boys basketball team ended a long drought recently when it won its first league basketball title since 2003.The Senators will be out to end an even longer drought …

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Local sports roundup: Tigers hang tough early before Reno pulls away (14)

February 21, 2015 — 

For six minutes on Friday night, the Douglas High girls basketball team scrapped right with two-time defending state champion Reno.But then towering Mallory McGwire and the Reno Huskies stepped on …

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Fallon swept by Elko in regional hoops tourney (15)

February 21, 2015 — 

An old rival ended the quest to reach the top.The Fallon boys and girls basketball teams both lost to Elko in the first round of the Northern Division I-A regional …

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Tolbert steps down after three playoff seasons (16)

February 20, 2015 — 

Nate Tolbert officially stepped down as Carson High School girls basketball coach following Wednesday night’s playoff loss to Reno High.Tolbert, who coached at Whittell before assisting Todd Ackerman for several …

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Carson boys top Manogue in double overtime; advance to regional finals (video) (17)

February 19, 2015 — 

Kyle Steele went from goat to hero in a span of two plays.Steele committed a key turnover with 23.1 seconds left in the first overtime, but then hit a step-back …

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Local sports roundup: Tiger girls survive to move on (18)

February 19, 2015 — 

MINDEN — Maddy Lowe sank the second of two free throws with 6.8 seconds remaining Wednesday night to lift Douglas High to a 51-49 victory against North Valleys in a …

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Senators expect tough game versus Manogue (19)

February 19, 2015 — 

A key to Carson’s getting the top seed in this year’s playoff was its season sweep of Bishop Manogue.It wasn’t easy though, as the games were decided by a total …

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Reno’s fast start crushes Carson (20)

February 19, 2015 — 

RENO — The Nate Tolbert era ended like it started with a blowout loss to two-time state champion Reno.The Huskies scored the game’s first 16 points and cruised to a …

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