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Darrell Moody: The changing nature of college basketball

October 22, 2017 — A lot of the talk at Wednesday's Mountain West Media Summit in Las Vegas was about the ever-changing rosters in college basketball these days. You truly can't tell the players without a scorecard unless you cover one of the service academies or maybe a team

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Prep Roundup: Carson High runners strong in league meet

October 21, 2017 — RENO — The Carson High boys and girls cross country teams turned in strong efforts at the Northern 4A Sierra League Championships on Friday at Rancho San Rafael Park. Carson's boys took second while the CHS girls placed third. Carson's girls were led by Rheanna

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Carson High boys soccer locks up league title

October 21, 2017 — RENO — Carson High wrapped up its first Sierra League title since 2011 with a 2-1 victory over Wooster on Saturday. Conspicuous by its absence was a post-match celebration. There were plenty of smiles and a few high fives, but there was no dogpile in

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Nevada Wolf Pack, Grand Canyon team up for charity basketball game

October 21, 2017 — RENO — University of Nevada basketball coach Eric Musselman has coaching friends all over the United States, and when the opportunity presented itself to play an extra exhibition game for charity, he placed a call to one, Grand Canyon associate head coach Todd Lee. Lee

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Carson High Notebook: Air Cade soars against Senators

October 21, 2017 — Damonte quarterback Cade McNamara is the real deal. McNamara, who gave Notre Dame a verbal commitment earlier this year, picked apart Carson's defense, completing 24 of 28 for 359 yards, in Friday's 39-7 win. McNamara went 14-for-17 in the first half, and followed that up

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Air Force runs over Nevada Wolf Pack

October 21, 2017 — RENO — The Nevada Wolf Pack knew what was coming Friday night and still couldn't stop the Air Force Falcons. The Falcons ran the ball 91 times for 550 yards to stun the Wolf Pack 45-42 in front of a chilled Mackay Stadium Homecoming crowd

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Carson High offense can’t get going as Damonte Ranch wins, 39-7

October 21, 2017 — Simply put, Carson High's offense never got going on Friday. Unofficially, the Senators managed just 129 yards of total offense. Blame it on a plethora of penalties. Credit Damonte Ranch's defense. Either way, the Senators are still winless in Sierra League play after a 39-7

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Roger Diez: Talladega scrambles NASCAR Championship Chase

October 20, 2017 — As usual, Talladega scrambled the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup point standings, shook up the playoff field, and destroyed a lot of race cars. Only 14 of the original 40 starters were still running at the checkered flag after the third and final stage of the

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Carson High volleyball tops Wooster in four sets

October 19, 2017 — RENO — Carson High's volleyball team moved one step closer to a first-round playoff match at home with an easy win over Wooster on Thursday at Craig Congdon Gym. Carson improved to 9-5 with a 25-10, 25-9, 32-34 and 25-9 win, which put a damper

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Joe Santoro: To those who didn’t pick Pack, cover soccer

October 19, 2017 — There's no question that the Nevada Wolf Pack is the class of Mountain West men's basketball. The Pack won the conference regular season and tournament titles last year and might dominate even more impressively this year. The Mountain West's media had no choice but to

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Dayton High to face physical Wooster team

October 19, 2017 — Dayton High's football team seeks to end its seven-game losing streak when it travels to Reno tonight to take on the Wooster Colts. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. The Colts, like Dayton, are also 1-7. Wooster has one league victory. "They are very physical,"

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Nevada Wolf Pack looks to stop Air Force’s ground game

October 19, 2017 — The Air Force Falcons take the mystery out of college football. "They do what they do regardless of who they are playing," Nevada coach Jay Norvell said this week. "They pound you, pound you, pound you." "They want to run the ball the whole game,"

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Greenwave holds against Sparks

October 19, 2017 — After a rough first half, the Greenwave boys' soccer team pulled together to deny the Sparks Railroaders a mercy rule victory, 7-0, Wednesday. Fallon had a hard start to the match. In the first 10 minutes Sparks nailed four nearly unopposed goals. Fallon coach Nathan

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Wave receiver improves with every game

October 19, 2017 — Greenwave receiver Clayton Steelmon had the game of his varsity career against Sparks, snaring seven passes for 81 yards and a touchdown in last Friday's game against the Railroaders, a fitting end to his final regular season game at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex. Coach

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Truckee: Fallon’s new best friend

October 19, 2017 — Nestled in the mountains, along the interstate sits a small town that sees varying degrees of weather. It snows, a lot, in the winter, making Truckee one of the premier destinations for skiing and snowboarding. There's plenty of sunshine in the summer, providing an escape

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Doubling up to state

October 19, 2017 — Two Greenwave doubles teams traveled to Las Vegas on Thursday for the 3A State Tennis Tournament at Darling Tennis Center. Both teams, Myles Getto and Blake Malkovich as well as Brynlee Shults and Brooklyn Whitaker, stand as the No. 2 teams in the north. Quarterfinals

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Fallon travels to Spring Creek for pivotal league game

October 19, 2017 — To say that a lot is riding on tonight's game against Spring Creek would be an understatement. But for the Greenwave football team, which is riding a six-game winning streak and has clinched a home playoff game, it can still win the league title and

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Prep Roundup: Carson High boys soccer tops Damonte Ranch

October 18, 2017 — RENO — Carson High got goals from Efren Ramirez, Angel Gonzales and Adrian Torres for a 3-0 win over Damonte Ranch on Wednesday in a Northern 4A soys soccer match. Carson played without Christian Martinez, Julio Loera, Raul Lopez and Cesar Medina yet still rolled

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Changes possible for Mountain West basketball

October 18, 2017 — LAS VEGAS — For many seasons, New Mexico, San Diego State and UNLV were the standard bearers for the Mountain West Conference, and they were the main reason the conference kept getting multiple NCAA bids. Times are changing. The Aztecs dropped to sixth last year

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Nevada Wolf Pack men’s hoops team hosts exhibition Sunday

October 18, 2017 — RENO — The Nevada men's basketball team will play an exhibition game on Sunday at Lawlor Events Center against Grand Canyon University, with net proceeds from the game being donated to North Bay Fire Relief, a victims funds assisting those affected by recent wildfire tragedies

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