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Fallon track and field team selling Christmas trees

November 16, 2017 — The Fallon track and field team is having its 16th annual Christmas tree fundraiser, beginning on Dec. 2 at 11 a.m. in front of Louie's Home Center. The popular fundraiser usually sells out of trees during the first weekend. Trees are freshly cut and farm

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Youth rodeo results from Elko and Spanish Springs

November 16, 2017 — Elko Rodeo JHS — 1st go: Barrel Racing — Tylie Norcutt, 8th Girls Breakaway — Tylie Norcutt, 7th Pole Bending — Tylie Norcutt, 2nd JHS — 2nd go: Barrel Racing — Tylie Norcutt, 4th Girls Goat Tying — Tylie Norcutt, 2nd Pole Bending — Reese

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Greenwave wins Maverick SYFL championship

November 16, 2017 — Finishing the season undefeated is one thing. Not allowing a single point is another. The Greenwave capped off a perfect season in the Maverick division, defeating Lassen 15-0, on Saturday to win the Sierra Youth Football League championship at Damonte Ranch High School. It's this

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Carson High football coach looks ahead to 2018

November 15, 2017 — After suffering through a second non-winning season, Carson High football coach Blair Roman is already looking ahead to next season. Yes, CHS football fans, Roman is coming back for his 11th season. Roman has posted a 73-38 record, including six seasons when he won nine

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Carson High to hold alumni basketball game Nov. 21

November 15, 2017 — The Carson Senators boys basketball team will play an alumni game on Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. No admission will be charged, and an unidentified alumni player said he will donate $1 for every fan who shows up. The funds from the event will be

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Community sports: U-10 team competes in Kit Carson event

November 14, 2017 — The U-10 all-star team from AYSO Region 140 went 0-2-1 at the recently concluded Kit Carson All-Star Tournament. The locals opened with a 2-1 loss to South Tahoe, tied Bishop 3-3 in the second game and then lost 4-3 to Truckee in the third game.

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Going green for CCMS basketball

November 14, 2017 — Churchill County Middle School's 7th-grade girls' basketball team dyed the Maine Street fountain green after winning the championship in the Sagebrush League Thursday. The team celebrated an undefeated league season, going 10-0 with an overall record of 16-1.

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Spartans come back, beat Fallon 35-21

November 14, 2017 — To start Friday's game, Spring Creek did everything it could to lose to Fallon. For the final 20 minutes of the contest the Spartans dug deep and went on a 28-0 run — advancing to the 3A state semifinal with a 35-21 victory over the

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Nevada’s Dameon Baber named Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week

November 13, 2017 — RENO — Putting up the performance of his career, junior Dameon Baber has been named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week following Nevada's game against San José State. Baber put up a historic line in the matchup against the Spartans. He scored three

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Darrell Moody: Football rules needs to be consistent

November 11, 2017 — I am forever shaking my head at some of the rule differences between high school and pro football. I am of the opinion that other than safety issues, the rules should be the same throughout prep, college and pro. The first is the immediate dead

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Reno takes advantage of Carson High mistakes for playoff win

November 10, 2017 — RENO — Reno, more than any other Northern Nevada opponent, has been highly successful shutting down Carson's offense. Carson has now lost four straight to the Huskies, including Thursday night's mistake-ridden 36-0 setback at Foster Field in the opening round of the NIAA 4A football

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Senators Notebook: Abel Carter gets offer from Washington State

November 10, 2017 — RENO — Abel Carter, his eye black running, had tears in his eyes as he hugged assistant coach Steve Nelms. Carter made his last high school football game a good one individually, rushing for 151 yards on 27 carries in Carson's season-ending 36-0 first-round playoff

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Ready for the season

November 9, 2017 — One school hopes to capture not just one state championship, but multiple. The other is competing in its first season in the NIAA. After winning its first NIAA-sanctioned state title, the Lady Wave basketball team returns for its encore performance while the wrestling team, which

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Determination leads to success

November 9, 2017 — Through determination and perseverance, Fallon's Brock Richardson overcame adversity due to a rare medical condition and now, as a high-school sophomore, he has become one of the most versatile players on this season's Greenwave football team. Shy several years of becoming a teenager, Richardson's world

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Wind blows in winter sports bringing new excitement

November 9, 2017 — By the time you're reading this with your cup of coffee, before you begin your day, Fallon sports for the fall is officially over or the Greenwave football team upset Spring Creek and is competing in the state playoffs next week. This fall has generated

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Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows plans gondola from The Village at Squaw to Alpine

November 8, 2017 — A decades-old dream to connect two of Lake Tahoe's premier ski resorts is closer to reality as Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows announced on Oct. 25 plans to install a 2.46-mile, base-to-base gondola connecting The Village at Squaw Valley and the base area at Alpine Meadows.

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Community Sports: Raiders Booster Club Christmas Commitment fundraiser set

November 7, 2017 — The Carson City Raiders Booster Club will hold its annual Christmas Commitment fundraiser Nov. 19, from 12:45 to 4:30 p.m. at the 11th Frame Lounge, inside Carson Lanes, 4600 Snyder Ave. in Carson City. The fundraiser allows the club to "adopt" homebound senior citizens at

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Carson High offensive line has created open space for Carter

November 7, 2017 — Carson High's second bye week of the season couldn't have come at a better time. The Senators were mired in a three-game losing streak, and they desperately needed to re-group heading into the regular-season finale against the rival Douglas Tigers. The two weeks of practice

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Fallon meets Spring Creek again with state berth at stake

November 7, 2017 — The Greenwave football team is experiencing some déjà vu. For the second-straight season, Fallon will have to go through Spring Creek in order to reach the state playoffs after faltering last year to the then-top-ranked Spartans on the road. This year's rendition is only similar

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Shooting hoops for varsity

November 7, 2017 — The Churchill County High School boys basketball team will hold its fundraiser for the season Thanksgiving weekend. The team is partnering with the Parks and Rec Department to host a basketball tournament for the community's children. The tournaments will be held in Venturacci Gym on

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