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Providing Christmas in July

July 18, 2017 — In it's inaugural year, the High Desert Detachment Marine Corp League's Toys for Tots golf tournament raised about $1,400 to help bring Christmas to children in need. There were 39 participants in the tournament, resulting in nine teams of four and one team of three. […]

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Big things are coming

July 18, 2017 — Business at the Fallon Golf Course has been booming this summer. Part of this falls to new management from Fallon Golf Course, Inc. and golf pro Marty Davis, who took over management of the facility earlier this year. During the July breakfast meeting of the […]

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Kart results from Rattlesnake Raceway

July 13, 2017 — 250/500 Jacob Dias, 12:17.809 Blake Rauscher, 12:18.460 Ollie Gibbons, 0.000 Evan Rauscher, 12:19.906 Trey Walters, 6:27.152 Chase Walters, 0.000 Beginners Peyton Albury, 0.000 Corbin Seay, 12:05.841 Logan Goffinet, 12:08.327 Michael Johnson, 0.000 Kaden Detomasi, 0.000 Alexis McBroome, 12:16.020 Adrian Richard, 8:20.081 Kiley Detomasi, 0.000 Audrey […]

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Bringing Christmas in July

July 13, 2017 — The Fallon Marine Corps League will seek to help kids in need tomorrow with Fallon's first ever Toys for Tots golf tournament. The event begins at 10 a.m. with registration opening at 8 a.m. The tournament will be four-man scrambles; registration costs $40 per person […]

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Celebrating independence at the races

July 11, 2017 — Rattlesnake Raceway was packed with red, white and blue last week for its Fourth of July celebration. The mid-week race day had a full schedule of events, most of which featured at least one American flag on a car — one series even had a […]

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Honoring all those who serve

July 11, 2017 — Residents will be able to show their appreciation to the county's first responders Friday during the second annual Honoring American Heroes 5k. The event begins at 7 p.m. in front of the Fallon/Churchill Volunteer Fire Department firehouse. Registration opens at 6 p.m. and costs $35 […]

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Golf for the Century

July 6, 2017 — Celebrities from sports, film and music will flock to Northern Nevada next week for the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament. The event takes place July 11-16 at the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Stateline, Nev. as celebrities play for $600,000 worth of prize money. […]

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Fallon hosts national drag race

June 8, 2017 — Top Gun Dragstrip, along with the National Hot Rod Association, held the Pacific Division National Open series last weekend. In all, 185 racers from five western states competed against one another over the two days. Top speeds at the event exceeded 200 miles per hour […]

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Community spotlight: LaRussa to speak at Aces event: Carson City Elks Shoot winners named

January 11, 2017 — Former Oakland Athletics manager Tony La Russa will speak at the Reno Aces' Hot Stove Luncheon Jan. 30 at 11:30 a.m. at Harrah's in Reno. The event is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Reno. La Russa, a 2014 Hall of Fame inductee and current […]

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Taking aim at the basket

November 25, 2016 — Fallon youth will get to show off their basketball skills at the Elks Foundation Hoop Shoot free throw contest on Dec. 10. The Fallon Elks Hoop Shoot is open to boys and girls ages 8 to 13. The contest will take place at the Venturacci […]

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Community spotlight: Tickets on sale for Pack football games

August 3, 2016 — RENO — Single-game tickets for Nevada football are currently on sale. Tickets can be purchased three ways — on line at NevadaWolfPack.com, over the phone at (775) 348-PACK, and in-person at the Lawlor Events Center Ticket Office, which is open weekdays from 10 a.m. until […]

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Community spotlight: Carson City 10s take third in district

July 12, 2016 — Carson City Little League's 10-year-old all-star squad wrapped up its District 1 play on Sunday with a 19-11 victory over Carson Valley in the third-place game at Governors Field. Carson City rolled to an early 13-4 lead thanks to four in the first, three in […]

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Community sports: Carson High cross country runners start conditioning

June 29, 2016 — Conditioning for the upcoming cross country season is under way. Coach Pete Sinnott said the group is meeting every Monday at the Spooner Maintenance Station, Wednesdays at Carson Middle School and Fridays at the south end of the Pete Livermore Sports Complex. Any runner interested […]

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Community spotlight: Pumas Elite win South Tahoe tournament

June 22, 2016 — Carson Futbol Club's Pumas Elite won four straight matches to capture South Lake Tahoe's CUFA Tournament over the weekend. Carson, a U-16 team, knocked off the East Bay Eclipse, 3-0, in the semifinals, and blanked Almaden FC, 2-1, for the championship. Carson topped Legacy FC […]

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Community sports: Running Wild races to grass v-ball crown

June 15, 2016 — Running Wild beat the CV Crushers, 21-15 and 21-8, to win the coed championship grass volleyball event during Carson Valley Days last weekend. Members of the team were area volleyball stars Talyn Jackson and Jaycie Roberts. Nick Lonnegren and Chris Downs were the male members […]

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Golf for the Arts returns Saturday

June 14, 2016 — The Arts Center in Fallon is calling all golfers June 18 to the Fallon Golf Course for its fourth annual Golf Tournament for the Arts. Patricia Sammons, executive director of the Arts Center (formerly the Rising Sun Gallery Arts Studios) is partnered with Western Nevada […]

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Community Spotlight: Local golfers compete in course events

June 8, 2016 — Mike Parapid shot a net 63 to win Flight 1 at the recent Silver Oaks Men's Club tournament. Parapid nipped Eric Hoyle by one shot and Phil Doss by two. In Flight 2, Robert Martin triumphed with a net 58, four clear of Vern Payette […]

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Community Spotlight: Saints march to undefeated season

June 1, 2016 — The Saints capped an undefeated season with three wins last week en route to the championship in the Talents Carson City NFL Flag Football League. The Saints edged the 49ers 32-18, topped the Seahawks 58-36 and slipped past the Packers, 46-35, to finish the season […]

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Community sports: Empire clinic and flag football

May 18, 2016 — Empire Ranch has slated weekly junior golf clinics starting June 7. The clinics are open to boys and girls from 5 to 16. The clinics are held every Tuesday or Wednesday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The cost is $125 per month. Call 885-2100 for […]

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Community spotlight: Pumas Elite on a roll in last 2 tournaments

May 3, 2016 — The Carson Futbol Club U-16 Pumas Elite have won their last two tournaments in impressive fashion, outscoring opponents 43-4. On April 2-3, the local squad won the Sagebrush Spring Startup in Reno by going 4-0. The Pumas edged Carson FC Galaxy, 3-2, in the championship […]

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