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Joe Santoro: Sleeping giant Pack still hibernating

August 17, 2017 — Jay Norvell might not know it yet but he has a specific challenge ahead of him. He needs to breathe life into the dormant Nevada Wolf Pack football program. When the Pack made the jump to Division I-A in 1992, it was considered a sleeping […]

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Carson High volleyball has deep squad for 2017

August 17, 2017 — The season-opener is just around the corner, and Carson High volleyball coach Robert Maw is already minus one of his best players for the first few weeks of the season. Natalie Anderson, one of the top setters in Northern Nevada with 631 assists last year […]

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Thomson transfers to D-I Sac State

August 17, 2017 — The goal was to become a Division I athlete, even if the path wasn't as direct as he wanted. But for Tristen Thomson, all it took was one year running cross country and track at Concordia (Irvine, Calif.) before transferring to a Division I school […]

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Riding for a legacy

August 17, 2017 — The streets of Fallon were filled with the roar of 400 motorcycles Wednesday evening as the 12th annual Legion Riders Legacy Run rolled into town. The group stopped in Fallon on its way to Reno for the American Legion national convention, which starts today. The […]

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Preparing for the fall

August 17, 2017 — As schools begin the fall semester, the county's summer programs come to a close and the Churchill County Parks and Recreation Department starts preparing for its fall events. "We're transitioning into our after school programming," said Jorge Guerrero, director of the Parks and Recreation Department. […]

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Scrimmages, reunion invade Fallon this weekend

August 17, 2017 — If you're looking for something to do this weekend and the only cure is football, then you're in luck. The Greenwave football team is hosting a four-team scrimmage tonight at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex. Reno, Carson and Spanish Springs of the 4A visit Fallon […]

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Fallon hosts 4A schools in 4-team scrimmage

August 17, 2017 — Fans wanting to get a glimpse of the new Greenwave football team before next week's regular-season opener are in luck. Fallon, Reno, Spanish Springs and Carson will scrimmage one another today at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex with the freshmen and junior varsity teams kicking […]

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Darrell Moody: Please Little Leaguers, no bat flips

August 16, 2017 — Today starts one of my favorite times of the year. Today the Little League World Series gets underway in Williamsport. I watched several regional games last week, and I was impressed with the play I saw, both at the plate and in the field. I […]

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Another transfer joins Nevada Wolf Pack men’s hoops

August 15, 2017 — Ciriaco's single leads Sacramento to 7-6 win over Reno RENO (AP) — Juan Ciriaco hit a run-scoring single in the ninth inning, leading the Sacramento River Cats to a 7-6 win over the Reno Aces on Tuesday. The single gave the River Cats a 7-6 […]

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MR. NICE GUY, BUT…

August 15, 2017 — Dallin Shaffer is Carson High's answer to Jekyll and Hyde. "Off the field, he is 'yes sir' and 'no sir;' the kind of kid you want your daughter to date," Carson line coach Vic Castro said Monday afternoon. "He has two personalities, and you start […]

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Victory as part of the Pack

August 15, 2017 — The presence of a local fighter raised the excitement in the 10th annual Rural Rumble: Fallon Fights Saturday. Oscar "Chapito" Vasquez took on Javier Gallo in the main event, winning after 10 rounds by unanimous decision. Vasquez was clearly the crowd favorite — Chants of […]

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Results from Rattlesnake Raceway

August 15, 2017 — Gen-X Shane Boyd, 0.000 Cameran Wilhelm, 0.000 Car 29, 12:35.509 Josh Evans, 0.000 Sienna Burgess, 0.000 Hobby Stock Dan Dias, 18:51.407 Cody Morris, 18:52.794 Royce Goetz, 18:53.787 Scott Tenney, 18:54.359 Dennis Buehn, 18:56.587 Crystal Kotney, 18:58.195 Jimmy Ray Huffmon, 0.000 Jeff Willis, 18:59.156 Tami Buehn, […]

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Joe Santoro: 6-6 — and beating UNLV — would mean success

August 10, 2017 — What would be considered a successful season this year for the Nevada Wolf Pack football team under rookie head coach Jay Norvell? Keep in mind the standards are a bit low right now. Over the last six seasons the Wolf Pack has an uninspiring record […]

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An early start

August 10, 2017 — With school about to start, Fallon youth took an early start toward athletics this week as the Lady Wave basketball team hosted its first basketball camp. The camp was held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Girls from grades 3 to 9 reviewed basketball with the Churchill […]

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Dayton High football coach upbeat about squad

August 9, 2017 — DAYTON — Pat Squires is starting his second season as Dayton High's football coach, and he's as upbeat as ever. The Dust Devils, who open at home against Lincoln County on Aug. 25, finished up their third day of practice in helmets, and are expected […]

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Carson High’s Kyle Glanzmann grows into role

August 9, 2017 — Kyle Glanzmann literally grew up and out of his clothes last year, and that's a good thing. Glanzmann, a cornerback for the Carson Senators a year ago, grew nearly five inches to 5-foot-10 since last football season, and gained 20 pounds. It meant trips to […]

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Young guns join Carson High football coaching staff

August 8, 2017 — Carson High's football coaching staff has two new faces and got a lot younger in the process. With veteran linebacker coach Shane Quilling stepping away from coaching after last year's 5-5 record, head coach Blair Roman added former Carson High players Justin Barlow and Jake […]

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A sports legacy recognized

August 8, 2017 — Almost 30 summers ago, a young football coach came into the weight room and noticed all but one of his players had left for the evening. The two discussed the upcoming season and plans after high school. But what started out as a candid conversation […]

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Fallon Fights about to begin

August 8, 2017 — The 10th annual Fallon Fights is right around the corner. The fights kick off Saturday in the main arena of the Churchill County Fairgrounds. The fairgrounds' gates open at 6 p.m. and the first fight begins at 7 p.m. Last year's event had seven bouts. […]

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Carson High football begins practice for 2017 season

August 7, 2017 — Carson High opened its 2017 season Monday with its yearly conditioning run and a 2 1/2-hour practice. The Senators, who went 5-5 overall and 2-2 in league, will return to the field today at 7:15 a.m. The first time Carson will be allowed to wear […]

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