Tony Selden drove in the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning in the opener and Matt Lambeth pitched a shutout in the nightcap as the Fernley High baseball team swept North Tahoe on Saturday.
The Carson High softball team lost its last two games on Saturday in the Reed Tournament.
MINDEN -- After dropping two of three games against Wooster in an important Sierra League baseball series the week before, the Douglas High School baseball team found itself backed up against a wall.
It's a good thing NASCAR has Easter weekend off -- it will give tempers time to cool after the contentious Bristol race last Sunday.
RENO -- Darrell Rasner broke another record and Gary Powers got his 600th victory, but that wasn't the topic of conversation following Nevada's 4-2 win over Louisiana Tech before 1,239 fans on Friday afternoon at Peccole Park.
Tara Theilemann became the third Carson Tigershark swimmer to qualify for the U.S. Open when she placed sixth in the 200-yard freestyle at the United States Junior National Swimming Championships in Long Beach, Calif.
Allen, Haycock and Berryman; Hendrix, Soulier (2), R. Henry (6) and Brolsma. W -- Henry. L -- Haycock. SO -- Hendrix 1, Soulier 4, Henry 0; Allen 6, Haycock 0. BB -- Hendrix 4, Soulier 3, Henry 4; Allen 8, Haycock 1. HP -- Glover (by Allen).
The Carson High softball team rebounded from a tough week to win its first two games on Friday at the Reed Tournament.
Yerington High's Darren Jim shot a 77 to lead Lyon County golfers at a Northern 3A golf tournament at Mason Valley Golf Club in Yerington.
Carson High graduate Dave Lundquist is not on the San Diego Padres opening day roster -- for now.
Corinne Rotter, Nick Cohee, Bryce Wehan and Devon Anderson all represented the Carson Country area well last week at the Western Regional Junior Olympic alpine skiing championships in Mt. Hood, Ore.
Ricky McDonald, Owen Craugh and Micah Chalk all won titles for the Carson Bulldog youth wrestling club at the state championships recently held in Las Vegas.
The Carson High baseball team scored five runs in the seventh inning to break open a close game on the way to a hard-earned 10-3 win on Thursday at North Valleys.
Ryan Theilemann, Lauren Costella and Kate Hardt all had huge days for the Carson High swim teams which swept Lowry on Thursday.
After an 11-0 loss to Reno on Tuesday, Carson High softball coach John Sullivan thought his team would be focused coming into its game with rival Douglas.
The weekend shapes up as an early spring snowsporting festival, lots of sun, lots of snow and not too many on the slopes.
RENO -- For arguably the most celebrated speedskater in American history, it would have been an embarrassing moment.
Justin Barber and Tara Theilemann continued their strong showings for the Carson Tigersharks on Thursday at the U.S. Junior National Swimming Championships in Long Beach.
Yerington High graduate Amy Sceirine was among four players to make the University of Nevada softball team after open tryouts.
The Silver State Volleyball Club's 17-gold team placed fifth in the prestigious Southern California National Qualifier, just missing an automatic berth to the United States Junior Olympic National Championships.
It's been written in this popcorn stand before that the definition of a student-athlete can vary.
Throughout this spring, it was looking more and more like Carson High graduate Donovan Osborne would complete his comeback by making the Chicago Cubs' opening day roster.
Mikey Orlick, a Carson High freshman, placed fifth at last week's USASA Snowboard Nationals held at Mammoth.
Big game hunting tags are issued by the Nevada Division of Wildlife, through a computerized drawing system.
Justin Barber had a strong effort for the Carson Tigersharks on Tuesday at the U.S. Junior National Swimming Championships in Long Beach.
RENO -- With arthroscopic knee surgery scheduled for today, the University of Nevada's Chris Dickerson figured he should make the most of his last at bat for a few weeks. He certainly did.
Jake Rasner has proven himself to be someone that could be a key player for the Carson High baseball team this season.
For three innings, the Carson High softball team played evenly with Reno.
Galena High again was the class of the field at a 4A tournament it hosted at Lake Ridge Golf Course on Tuesday.
Just last month, Ronnie Burton capped off a pretty fair wrestling season for Fernley High School when he placed fourth in the 152-pound weight class at the 3A state tournament.
Without four of their top swimmers, the Carson High girls swim team were still able to turn in a competitive effort against South Tahoe on Saturday.
Two days after Carson shutout South Tahoe 10-0, nothing unexpected happened in Saturday's doubleheader between the two teams. And that's exactly what should've happened.
Earlier this week, it was looking like the Winston Cup race at Bristol might have to be cancelled in favor of a bass fishing tournament.
The conditions weren't the best, but that didn't stop Brittany Puzey and Kayla Dunn from proving strong pitching efforts again for the Carson High softball team.
Don Hill, founder of Po' Boy Racing, along with team members Matt Blevins, Thomas Oddone and Bill Gould, wanted to do something for a non-profit group in the community, yet be able to do it while participating in their favorite hobby, racing.
The Silver State Volleyball Club will have two teams competing today in a tournament at North Valleys High.
Sarah Kugler blows away any preconceived stereotypes that anyone may have about those involved in rodeo.
With Tim Priess pitching like this, there was just no way South Tahoe was going to find a way to win. Not with two sophomore pitchers going up against a Carson lineup that needed to regain its swagger on offense.
The Carson softball team had the winning run at third base in the bottom of the seventh inning, but couldn't score and had to settle for a 4-4 tie against Fallon on Thursday at home.
MINDEN -- Douglas High School is the team to beat in the Sierra League baseball race this spring, according to Wooster coach Ron Malcomb.
Carson Tigershark coach Jim Puleo said Lauren Costella lost control in the 800-meter freestyle on Tuesday at the United States Swimming Spring National Championships.
Thursday was the real kickoff for spring skiing in the Tahoe area: warm weather, good snow, balmy breezes and plenty of sun.
If there was ever an easy time for Carson to get back to .500 in the Sierra League, today's game against South Tahoe will be it.
To begin building a consistent golf swing you must start at the beginning.
The ninth annual Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble will be held Saturday, June 22.
The Fernley baseball team scored 12 runs in the final three innings on its way to a 13-3 win over Yerington on Wednesday.
-- Thru 5 p.m. on April 22 -- Online applications for 2002 Nevada big game hunting tags at Website: www.huntnevada.com.
If you're an outdoor person, this is an interesting but often frustrating time of the year for this general area.
It will be no surprise if Tuesday's Northern 4A golf match is an indication of what's going to happen the rest of the season.
The Dayton baseball team exploded for 10 runs in the bottom of the fourth inning on its way to an 18-4 rout over 4A school South Tahoe on Tuesday.
Carson High graduate Rebecca Fischer ended her college career as a 20-time All-American for the University of North Dakota women's swim team.
The Alta Alpina Cycling Club will host an event for mountain and road bicycle riders.
The Silver State Volleyball Club facility now has a batting cage in operation.
The Senators were able to overcome four errors as they received a solid pitching effort from Jake Rasner, Steve Weyrick, Jarrod Bone and Josh Camper.
Brittany Puzey missed a perfect game by one batter, but a no-hitter still isn't too bad.
The level that Lauren Costella has reached was demonstrated on Tuesday when placing ninth in the nation was a disappointing finish.
RENO -- On another miserable, windy day in which two solid teams were battling, the difference came down to little ball.
NASCAR took the top-finishing examples of each car make to the wind tunnel following last weekend's Atlanta race to see how they performed aerodynamically.
Matt Lambeth had a huge day as the Fernley baseball team swept a doubleheader from Rite of Passage.
The Carson High boys swim team rolled to victory while the Senator girls lost a heartbreaker in a dual meet on Saturday against Reed.
MINDEN -- First-inning rallies set the tone when the Carson and Douglas high school baseball teams collided in a double header on Saturday afternoon.
Eight wrestlers for the Carson Bulldog youth wrestling team won titles at the South Tahoe Tournament last weekend.
RENO -- Even though he could have used the cold, windy and snowy weather as an excuse for his first off outing of the season, one look at Darrell Rasner suggested otherwise.
No matter how the weather comes up today, the Carson High School softball team is looking forward to getting its feet wet today with a Sierra League season opening double header against South Tahoe.
Abby Niehoff came away with the title in the 200-yard freestyle in thrilling fashion for the Carson Tigersharks at the Far Western Swimming Championships.
PEORIA, Ariz. -- There are so many ways for a baseball player to make the major leagues. Dave Lundquist thinks he's experienced them all. Or, at least he hopes so.
When opportunity knocked, the Douglas High School baseball team answered and Carson didn't.
The country's top Alpine ski racers will be competing through Tuesday at Squaw Valley USA, site of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games, when the resort hosts the 2002 Chevy Truck U.S. Alpine Championships.
Carson Valley residents Nick Cohee and Bryce Wehan have qualified for the Western United States Junior Olympics in alpine skiing.
Lauren Costella's improvement from the spring to summer nationals last year was hard not to notice.
Late model driver Dave Sciarroni has added a clear distinction to his resume this year. He's the only driver of a 2002 Dodge Intrepid race car on any racetrack in the state of Nevada.
Two Carson City athletes have qualified for the Western Region Junior Olympics in alpine skiing.
Starting off Sierra League play with an arch rival in cold weather may not exactly be the most ideal of situations.
Brittany Puzey and the Carson High softball team got off to an impressive start to the season on Tuesday at Lassen High in Susanville.
MESA, Ariz. - Whether or not Donovan Osborne figures into the Chicago Cubs starting rotation this season or if he just relieves the starters, it doesn't really matter. All that matters is that he's playing baseball again.
Late registration for the Carson City Recreation Spring Adult Volleyball League will be held today.
Registration for the Carson City Recreation Coed and Women's Softball Leagues will be held today.
Walks, errors and hit batters hurt the Yerington baseball team in its 8-1 loss to Hawthorne on Tuesday.
RENO -- Another record for Darrell Rasner. Another disappointing result, however, for the junior pitcher from Carson High.
Buoyed by some key holdovers from last year, the Carson High School track and field team will open its season on Saturday by hosting a six-team meet.
MINDEN -- Galena scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to break a 5-5 tie and defeat Douglas Friday afternoon in a preseason tournament game between teams that expect to contend for the playoffs this season.
The Jesters Jog will be held on Saturday, April 6 at the Pinon Plaza.
Fernley's Matt Leestma shot a 3-over-par 76 to place second and become a medalist at a 3A golf tournament hosted by the Vaqueros on Friday in Fallon.
The Silver State Volleyball Club will have two teams competing today in an area league tournament at North Valleys High.
The Kingsbury Middle School seventh grade girls volleyball team finished with a perfect season with a 12-0 record in the Tah-Neva League.
The message from John Robinson to Rite of Passage students was clear: They are already winners.
Carson City's Mikey and Aaron Orlick will again represent the USASA South Tahoe Snowboard Series at the National Championships to be held March 18-23 in Mammoth.
Even Carson High baseball coach Ron McNutt was guilty of the cliche, "wait until next year."
Carson City's Jason Strull is off to Sugarloaf, Maine where he will be competing in the Junior Olympics.
The Eagle Valley Golf Club's Ladies Day begin April 3. A continental breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. and the shotgun start will begin at 9 a.m.
Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans, also known as VARN, will present the St. Patrick's Day Scramble golf tournament and drawing.
The Golf Learning Center at Eagle Valley Golf Club will begin its junior program during the first week of April.
It's been said that the hardest thing in sports is to beat the same team three times in one season. For the University of Nevada's sake, it better hope so.
The Wildhorse Resort at Wildhorse Reservoir in Northern Elko County is sponsoring a two-day, ice-fishing derby for perch.
The Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) will hold its second annual national convention in Reno, on March 15-17.
Top bowlers from across the West Coast will again descend on the Pinon Plaza Bowling Center for a Professional Bowlers Association regional event that has increased in size.
Carson City Babe Ruth is former a parallel team for players 18 and under who are not on a high school roster.
Several Carson Bulldog youth wrestling club members won titles at the Fallon Outlaws Team Tournament.
RENO -- Nevada catcher Tony Cappuccilli picked an awfully good time to break out of his hitting slump. Cappuccilli was only 1-of-11 this season, but that all changed on Saturday against Santa Clara.
Robert Bagley (135 pounds), Robby Bozin (80 pounds), Travis Lamborn (125), Ryan Riggs (100) and Loren Wooldridge (150) all won titles for Eagle Valley Middle School at the South Tahoe Tournament.
Everyone had personal best times for the Carson Tigersharks at the United States Swimming Speedo Championship Series sectional meet on Saturday in Las Vegas.
I attended Wednesday's Carson City Planning Commission meeting that addressed Champion Speedway's special use permit.
The Carson High softball team had an encouraging sign for the upcoming season with a 10-4 win over Fallon in a scrimmage on Saturday.
Sierra Inline Hockey has an immediate need for volunteers to fill positions on the board for the upcoming season.
Amateur boxing returns to Carson City today when the Carson City Boxing Club hosts the Northern Nevada Golden Gloves Box-Off.
The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department will begin taking signups for summer adult softball.
RENO -- Kirk Snyder is making a habit of coming up huge in big games. He scored a career-high 21 points in an 88-85 win over Fresno State earlier this season.
RENO -- Nevada's Kirk Snyder is making a strong case for Western Athletic Conference freshman of the year honors.
Justin Barber continued his strong showing for the Carson Tigersharks at the United States Swim Speedo Championship Series sectional meet in Las Vegas.