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Carson High School has a new softball coach: Carlos Mendeguia

October 16, 2017 — Carlos Mendeguia, the former Carson High basketball coach, has been hired as the school's new head softball coach. Mendeguia replaces Shane Quilling, who had the job for three years. The team is coming off a 9-24 season, including a playoff appearance. Mendeguia coached JV softball

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Darrell Moody: Soccer officials need to be more diplomatic

October 14, 2017 — Officiating is a thankless task. It's the only job/hobby where you're expected to be perfect at the start and get better from there. To be a good official in any sport, you obviously have to know the rules, and you have to have decent people

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Prep Roundup: Carson High boys soccer shuts out Manogue

October 14, 2017 — Despite missing three starters, Carson High put on one of its most dominant performances of the season Saturday afternoon. The first-place Senators outshot Bishop Manogue, 25-1, en route to a 2-0 victory in a Sierra League boys soccer match. Carson, depending on the outcome of

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Manogue scores 27 unanswered to defeat Carson High

October 14, 2017 — Missed opportunities. Carson High's inability to take advantage of some good field position and a couple of big penalties led to the Senators' 34-21 loss to Bishop Manogue on Friday at the Jim Frank Track & Field Complex. Carson is now 0-2 in league and

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Carson High Notebook: Defense scores first touchdown of season

October 13, 2017 — The Carson High defense got on the scoreboard for the first time all season in Friday's 35-21 home loss to Bishop Manogue. Midway through the first quarter, Manogue's Josh Rolling completed a 2-yard pass to Colby Crisp, who had the ball dislodged from his grasp

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Prep Roundup: Dayton High looks to end skid against South Tahoe

October 12, 2017 — Dayton High's football team seeks to end its five-game Northern 3A losing streak when it hosts South Tahoe on Friday at 7 p.m. The Dust Devils (1-6, 0-6) are coming off a 42-6 loss to previously winless Lowry. The Vikings enter the game with a

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Short-handed Carson High boys soccer gives up late goal, ties Galena

October 11, 2017 — For the second straight game, the Carson High boys soccer team played short-handed down the stretch. Saturday, they actually outscored Douglas High following Guillermo Perez's ejection after receiving a second yellow card. Wednesday, the Senators weren't so fortunate. Efren Ramirez received a red card after

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Carson High’s Acosta holds his own

October 11, 2017 — Quickness and guile. It's the recipe to success for Carson High defensive lineman Jon Acosta. At 5-11 and 210, Acosta gives up weight week in and week out to the offensive guards and centers he sees, yet he's able to hold his own because of

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Beglins lead Carson High girls golf back to state

October 10, 2017 — The six-year state drought is over for the Carson High girls golf team. The Carson Senators, led by individual champion Karen Beglin, finished second at the Northern 4A Regionals that concluded Tuesday afternoon at Eagle Valley-West. As expected, Reno won with a 36-hole total of

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Senators do it again

October 10, 2017 — Five-set matches and the Carson Senators volleyball team. So far it's been a match made in heaven. Carson improved to 4-0 in five-set matches with a thrilling 12-25, 25-22, 19-25, 25-23 and 15-9 win over the Galena Grizzlies on Tuesday at Morse Burley Gym. The

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Carson High notebook: Manogue game could affect playoff hunt

October 10, 2017 — A potential first round home playoff game could be on the line when Carson hosts Bishop Manogue on Friday at the Jim Frank Track & Field Complex. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Carson, 3-3 overall and 0-1 in league is in dire need of

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Darrell Moody: Change the baseball playoff formula, please

October 7, 2017 — I have never been a fan of the one-game wild card playoff in baseball. I've always been a proponent of the best-of-three series for the wild card. People in baseball don't like it because it means the other teams are sitting around waiting for the

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Gomez’ late goals lifts Carson High boys soccer over Douglas

October 7, 2017 — MINDEN — Osvaldo Gomez couldn't have picked a better time to score his first goal of the season. Gomez, who missed the first couple of games because of academic issues and another one with an injury, scored in extra time to snap a 4-all tie

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Douglas High picks up Homecoming win against Hug

October 7, 2017 — MINDEN — Five possessions and four scores. It may have been the best offensive half of football the Douglas Tigers have played all season. Douglas parlayed that 25-point first half into a 32-18 Homecoming win over Hug on Friday in a non-league game at Keith

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Prep Roundup: Carson High volleyball bests Douglas in five sets

October 5, 2017 — MINDEN — Going five sets seems to be a good omen for the Carson High volleyball team. The Senators made it a perfect 3-for-3 in five-set matches after knocking off Douglas, 21-25, 25-17, 25-15, 14-25 and 15-6, Thursday on Randy Green Court. Carson improved to

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Dayton High, Lowry looking to end losing streaks

October 5, 2017 — One thing is certain, a league losing streak will come to an end Friday when Lowry hosts Dayton in a Northern 3A football game. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Lowry or Dayton have had tough years. Dayton won its season-opener against Lincoln County, but

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Prep Roundup: CHS boys’ soccer showdown ends in tie

October 5, 2017 — Carson High came into Wednesday's home showdown against Wooster with an opportunity to virtually secure the Sierra League regular-season crown with a victory. Because of a defensive letdown with six minutes left in the match, Carson left the field with a 3-3 tie before the

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Prep roundup: Carson High girls soccer falls to Wooster

October 3, 2017 — The Carson High girls soccer team dropped into the cellar of the Sierra League thanks to a 4-3 Northern 4A loss to Wooster on Tuesday at CHS. Carson fell to 1-8-1 and Wooster improved to 2-8. Again, a poor second half plagued the Senators after

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Carson High football coach challenges his team

October 3, 2017 — Blair Roman, Carson High's veteran football coach, has thrown down a challenge to his football team. "We are starting three one-game seasons," Roman said Tuesday morning. "It can be as much fun as you want to make it, or it can be as miserable as

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Steve Nelms named Carson High track coach

September 30, 2017 — Steve Nelms, an assistant coach on the Carson High football team, has been named the school's new head track coach. Nelms, 26, replaces Robert Maw, who stepped down after last season. Nelms ran track and played football at Elko High and University of Jamestown. Nelms

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