Race fans everywhere have the "Jeopardy" theme song running through their heads while Tony George comes up with the answer to Paul Tracy and Team Green's "Final Jeopardy" question.
Lauren Costella had another outstanding effort for the Carson Tigersharks on Saturday at the Santa Clara International Swim Meet.
Having been to the top of the world their respective sports, Franz Weber and Glenn Carano could have qualified as the celebrities of Saturday's 10th Comstock Silver Century cycling tour.
Call him what you want ... educator ... basketball coach ... respected friend. In Virginia City, a community that glitters with history, Hugh Gallagher is a man who has risen to mythical proportions in his own lifetime.
Carson High graduate Darrell Rasner said he could sign with the Montreal Expos as soon as today.
Carson High's Josh Carter took the super information highway to make a trip 3,000 miles away.
Carson High's Lauren Costella, Julie Hardt and Kate Hardt have all had outstanding efforts so far at the Santa Clara International Swim Meet.
Bull riders are buffoons. Anybody who would voluntarily ride a beast that can weigh 1,800 pounds, and has a head the size of a Volkswagen Bug, and is as dangerous as Lorena Bobbitt with a knife has to be an idiot. Plain stupid. I wish I could be one.
Most people would consider being called a "Dirt Bag" an insult. But Galena High's Chuck Sindlinger considers it to be the highest of praises.
Many of us who have worked for and enjoyed the hospitality of Dennis Harmon will miss him next ski season. The new owners of Heavenly Ski Resort, Vail Resorts Inc., have decided to replace Harmon with one of their own and he leaves next month.
Many of my students come for a lesson when their game has gone south -- they report that they have lost their swing and must be doing something terrible.
Several Carson City players helped lead the Reno Rockets to a second place finish in the Amateur Softball Association Nevada State Championships in the 12 and under B division.
If the Silver State Volleyball Club 17 and under gold team's success has come because it's been sneaking up on opponent, that likely won't be the case anymore.
Chad Cooke, a 1999 Douglas High graduate, has signed a letter of intent to play baseball for Dana College in Blair, Neb.
Two of the most respected golf coaches around, Butch and Dick Harmon, will present a free youth clinic as part of a celebrity tournament.
What were once two rundown courts full of cracks and surrounded by weeds have become a dream realized by Bob Phelps, the tennis director for the local Boys and Girls Clubs.
With the biggest outdoor holiday weekend of the year just around the corner, most people have already long-finalized their plans to have fun in the Great Outdoors to celebrate the Fourth of July.
The Nevada Comets 16 and under softball team continued their impressive summer run by winning the Amateur Softball Association Nevada State championship.
RENO -- It was a Nevada cowboy who stood out in saddle bronc on Tuesday night but not the one many thought it would be.
Former Galena High School standout Abby Parker placed seventh in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase Saturday during the USA Junior National Championships at Stanford's Cobb Track and Angell Field in Palo Alto, Calif.
Almost exactly six years ago, in one of my first columns for this paper, I wrote about the Virginia City Hillclimb. I had spent two days at the event, and ridden up the hill at speed in the passenger seat of one of the cars.
Champion Speedway will be roaring with the sounds of Legends race cars this weekend as drivers compete for only one qualifying spot in each of three divisions in the West Coast Qualifier for INEX Racing, the sanctioning body of the racing series.
The United States are out of the World Cup and it shouldn't be. Don't believe me? Just ask the one person who wouldn't have felt one shred of happiness if the U.S. had won.
SPARKS -- It looks like 85 of Northern Nevada's best senior football players won't get to play one more game after all. The 21st annual Sertoma Classic, scheduled for Friday night at Spanish Springs High School, was canceled after inclement weather caused flooding and closed roads.
GENOA -- As a 15-year old, to shoot 6-under par in a two-day tournament is a major accomplishment. Until now.
PORTLAND, Ore. - Carson High graduate Dave Lundquist can call himself an all-star.
Ryan Henry pitched a one-hitter for the Carson Cardinals 18 and under baseball team in their 1-0 win over Centennial on Thursday in the opener of the Timet Summer Classic.
Terry Gingell learned at an early age that he had a knack for hitting a ball with a stick, and that he liked the challenge of trying to hit a ball into a small hole.
GENOA -- Douglas High's Trent Hennessy-York figured he'd have a slight advantage going into the PGA Junior Series at The Golf Club at Genoa Lakes. He's worked in the course's pro shop the past two years, so it's basically his home course.
If this year's talent -- and past results are any indication -- the 21st annual version of the Sertoma All-Star Football Game should be an entertaining affair.
Craig Hatley of Carson City recently hit his first hole-in-one on the Eagle Valley Golf East Course.
It has slowly developed over the last several weeks and involves repeated trespassing and vandalism on our property by two grown adults.
Two Carson Country players helped the Dana (Nebraska) College baseball team to marked improvement during the 2002 season.
The Carson Crushers 14 and under baseball team completed a successful Father's Day Weekend tournament with a 17-3 triumph over the Reno Sun Warriors Sunday afternoon at Rancho San Rafael Park in Reno.
Over the past 10 years, Andrea Chaney has played in some big soccer games all around Nevada and the West Coast. Now, she's getting ready to take her game across the Pacific.
The Silver State 17-Gold volleyball club recenlty finished third in the High Rollers Tournament in Sacramento.
Brian Colodny won his first-ever 100-lap race Saturday at Champion Speedway, the second annual Tribute to America, making it happen by being smooth, patient and in control.
Carson High's George Pincock had an impressive effort against fast competition in the 400 meters at the Adidas Outdoor Track Championships in Raleigh, N.C.
Levi Diaz pitched a three-hitter as the Carson Cardinals 18 and under baseball team routed the Solano (Calif.) Blue Jays 12-1 to gain a split in a doubleheader on Saturday at Carson High.
NASCAR continues to tweak the rules, and this time the Pontiac teams got the call.
At its state meeting May 19, the Nevada Women's Bowling Association announced the recipients of the Young American Bowling Association Future Star Awards.
On Wednesday, the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association will vote on a three strike and you're out policy. If it passes, it might not be a very nice game to play.
The second of four Tribute to America races will be held today at Champion Speedway. The race features the fast and competitive late model racing series.
Galena High graduate Jeff Tolotti has signed with the St. Louis Cardinals.
While it may be 90 degrees on Carson Street, it's a smart move to think of snowsports right now.
The Carson City Capital Soccer Club's Capital Azzurri 14 and under boys team recently completed a memorable season, winning three tournament titles and the league championship.
Former Galena High standout Kellie Burton has transferred from Arizona to the University of Nevada and will play for the Wolf Pack volleyball team this season.
Many Carson Country athletes stood out over the weekend in track at the Silver State Games in Reno.
Is your game not where you would like it to be? The reason for this can often be traced to the fact that the fundamentals are being ignored for something seemingly more important.
Jared Grosskopf has has made improvement by leaps and bounds. Literally.
Eagle Valley Golf announce the promotion of Mike Browning to the position of Head Golf Professional at Eagle Valley Golf Course. Browning grew up in Fallon, and after a brief hiatus, has been a resident of Northern Nevada for the past 15 years.
Chris Webber enjoys Mike Bibby so much that the Sacramento King teammates will now play golf together in the off season.
There are millions of tiny monsters lurking out there, just waiting to attack you, when you dare to venture into the Great Outdoors.
One of the problems with writing a column is that sometimes I do it two or three, or even four days before it runs. So you can forget what I said last week and pull the Lola nail out of CART's coffin.
When it comes to an overall athletic program in competition, the classroom and community service, Carson High is second to none.
RENO -- Douglas' Austin Graham has only one more chance to play in the state tournament. If he ever does, the element of surprise will no longer be there.
The Sierra Soccer Academy and its co-founders, Jim and Sean Nealis, figured the timing couldn't be better for their summer camps, the first of three which start on Monday at Carson Middle School.
One of the pleasures I look forward to when the hiking season sets in is a visit to Horsetail Falls, one of the most popular treks in the Desolation Wilderness area. And now that the snow has melted away it is time for a visit.
For three Carson Country hockey players, the opening of a new ice rink in South Lake Tahoe couldn't have come at a better time.
Carson City's Aaron Candee is on his way to Orlando, Fla. to compete in the Coca-Cola Bowling National Championships.
RENO -- It's still early in Joey Gilbert's professional boxing career but he's not wasting any time accelerating it.
Joe Montana will be the keynote speaker at the 34th annual Governor's Dinner.
What do the wrists do in the golf swing? The answer is that they hinge and unhinge, as simple as that.
Paul Payne had the privelege of seeing Tiger Woods' greatness first hand.
Fernley High's Matt Lambeth and Smith Valley's Travis Hansen have been named as Northern Nevada's top male athletes of the year by NevadaPrep.com.
Montreal -- or maybe even Northern Virginia -- is a long way from Carson City.
Fallon High graduate Aarik Wilson placed second in the triple jump in the NCAA Championships this past week in Baton Rouge, La.
So, if you have had a desire to fish in Nevada or California but haven't done so for any number of reasons, Saturday will your golden opportunity to fish wherever you desire in this area.
Many local riders stood out in the Nevada State High School Mountain Bike Championships held this past weekend at Reno's Hidden Valley Regional Park.
Carson High point guard Ciarra Christian recently helped lead the Jam On it Basketball Academy to the AAU Pacific Regional Championship.
Ryan Henry and Carl Winter combined on a one-hit shutout as the Carson Cardinals 18 and under baseball team salvaged a split of a doubleheader on Saturday at Fallon.
I picked up a report on the Internet last week, attributed to one Ed McFarlane. It is reputedly from the Indiana Highway Patrol, and here is an abbreviated and edited version:
There's going to be a unique twist when the Bruno's Boxing Spring Invitational amateur boxing card is held tonight in the Stewart Gym.
It is the first Saturday of June and Ron McNutt Field is unusually different.
As Carson Country athletes prepare for graduating from high school, a select few have already solidified college plans or are still in the process of doing so.
There's still one more high school basketball game to be played in Northern Nevada. It won't count on anybody's record and it won't win anybody a championship. And that's the point.
RENO -- Two of Reno's most popular fighters, Jesse Brinkley of Yerington and Joey Gilbert, are heading to the Eldorado Hotel-Casino on a Top Rank card Friday, June 7.