Stories for November 2012


Friday, November 30

FODDER: Nevada needs Boise State rivalry

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . .

Carson boys improve to 3-0

WINNEMUCCA - Carson High's boys basketball team is off to its best start in recent memory after improving to 3-0 with two wins on the first day of the Lowry Tournament Thursday night.

Hated Boise State invades Mackay Stadium

RENO - As far as the Nevada Wolf Pack football team is concerned, the bowl season starts Saturday afternoon at Mackay Stadium.

Thursday, November 29

Kaepernick to start as 49ers QB on Sunday at Rams

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Tight end Delanie Walker arrives at work at 6 a.m. each day, and Colin Kaepernick always beats him to 49ers headquarters.

Deonte rescues Pack again

RENO - Another home game, another fantastic finish by Deonte Burton.

Wednesday, November 28

Reno pounds CHS girls, 60-13

RENO - The bright lights and speed of the varsity game were too much for the young Carson High girls basketball team Tuesday night.

Carson's defense too much for Reno

RENO - To win basketball games on the road, you have to play defense, and that's exactly what the Carson High boys did Tuesday night.

PREPS: Lehman sparks Carson to win

Behind 14 points from Lindy Lehman and strong free throw shooting, the Carson girls JV team defeated Reno, 44-37, on Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 27

Monday, November 26

Sunday, November 25

No. 1 Notre Dame beats USC 22-13, earns title shot

LOS ANGELES (AP) - For four straight plays in the waning minutes, Notre Dame's defense was backed up to its 1 with its perfect season in peril.

Peacock honored at Hiram

Former Carson football standout Josh Peacock has enjoyed plenty of success on the gridiron since leaving the Capital City for Hiram College in Ohio.

Region, Sierra football awards handed out

Three Carson High football players - junior lineman Aaron Cowee, punter Casey Wolfe and linebacker/safety Sage Smith - were named to the northern Nevada Division I regional football team.

Saints remember last year's playoff loss to Niners

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Malcolm Jenkins spent a good chunk of his offseason in front of a television, reviewing New Orleans' crushing loss to San Francisco in last season's playoffs.

Timeout with Devon Cates

Q: What are your favorite sports and why

Tolbert optimistic about young Senators

Nate Tolbert, Carson High’

Saturday, November 24

Roger Diez: Lots of hardware handed out

Fernley 95A Speedway put the 2012 racing season to bed last Saturday with their awards banquet at the Boys & Girls Club in Reno,

Friday, November 23

Dayton girls hope to be more aggressive this year

DAYTON — Dayton High’s girls coach Cliff Serawop is hoping the third year is the charm.After records of 6-18 and 10-14 in his first two years at the helm,

Friday Fodder: Kaepernick just being Kaepernick

S ports fodder for a Friday morning

Thursday, November 22

Wednesday, November 21

NHL lockout talks break off again with frustration

NEW YORK (AP) - NHL labor talks broke off soon after they resumed Wednesday,

Jim Boeheim goes off on conference realignment

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — On the day after the Big East lost its fifth member in 18 months with Rutgers bolting for the Big Ten and with more defections likely on the horizon

Harbaugh: 49ers could mix and match quarterbacks

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Alex Smith is supportive of Colin Kaepernick's success, even if the second-year pro takes Smith's starting job as 49ers quarterback.

Raiders prepare for reunion with former coach

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Hue Jackson made a big impact in his two seasons with the Oakland Raiders.

Senators opening season Tuesday at Reno

Carlos Mendeguia's first season as Carson High's varsity basketball coach didn't go as expected.

Tuesday, November 20

Carson-Douglas rivalry up for Best in Nevada, country

The Carson-Douglas rivalry has long been recognized as the best, and most-heated, rivalry in the area.

Monday, November 19

Sunday, November 18

High school wrestling: McCarthy, Senators have high hopes

Carson High's wrestling team started practice Tuesday as the four-time defending Sierra League dual-meet champion.

Darrell Moody: Trout, Harper were the easy picks

One of the most no-brainer awards were the rookies of the year in the American League and National League.

Saturday, November 17

Fajardo hopes to bounce back

Cody Fajardo knows who to blame for the Nevada Wolf Pack's 52-36 loss to the Fresno State Bulldogs last Saturday night.

Burton propels Nevada Wolf Pack past Cal State Fullerton

RENO --David Carter didn't hesitate to put the ball in Deonte Burton's hands Friday night.

Roger Diez: NASCAR providing hockey fans with some fighting

In the wake of the delayed NHL season,

Friday, November 16

Nevada set for 3 games in 3 days

The Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team admits it treated last weekend's trip to Southern California like it was an early holiday vacation.

Friday Fodder: Pack needs to right the ship

Sports fodder for a Friday morning ..

Thursday, November 15

Two Wildcats sign with D-I programs

Two Western Nevada College baseball players signed letters of intent to play for Division I programs next year.

Wednesday, November 14

Johnson, Melvin named top managers

NEW YORK (AP) - Young rosters, small budgets, limited expectations.

Rare tie won't alter rule

When St. Louis and San Francisco couldn't produce a winner during 75 minutes of play, the complaints came from all corners of the NFL.

Ault steamed about Pack's lack of defense

RENO - What, exactly, is wrong with the Nevada Wolf Pack football team's defense?

Senators fall in Snow Bowl, 28-0

RENO - Douglas took advantage of mistakes by Carson to score two first-half touchdowns en route to a 28-0 win Sunday night in the Snow Bowl championship game at Mackay Stadium.

Tuesday, November 13

Flaherty, Tillitt claim post season honors

Carson High's girls soccer team reaped the benefits of a 16-2-2 season by taking home two of the three post-season awards.

Time out with Mikaila Marshall

SCHOOL: Dayton High School GRADE: Senior SPORT: Volleyball

Monday, November 12

Sunday, November 11

Bulldogs chew up Pack

The Nevada Wolf Pack’s dreams of Mountain West football championship are over.

Saturday, November 10

Friday, November 9

Thursday, November 8

Powerhouses meet in opening round

Carson High’s girls soccer team’s present for winning the Northern Nevada Division I regional title is a first-round match-up with perennial powerhouse Green Valley

Wednesday, November 7

Tuesday, November 6

Roman looks ahead to 2013

The past week Carson High football coach Blair Roman said he experienced a "weird feeling."

Monday, November 5

Sunday, November 4

Darrell Moody: Carson standouts solid for San Mateo

Three former Carson High football stars — Blake Plattsmier, Austin Pacheco and Justin Barlow

Prep roundup: Carson teams place 5th and 7th at state meet

HENDERSON — The Carson High boys cross country team ran its way to a seventh-place finish during Saturday’s

Saturday, November 3

Friday, November 2

Douglas girls eliminated by Reno, 4-1

Generally speaking, the first goal scored in a high school soccer playoff game is usually the game-winner.

Fast start pushes Carson into region final

RENO - Carson High's recipe for success this week has been to score early and put it in cruise control the rest of the way.

Giants show it takes a whole roster to win

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . .

Thursday, November 1

Giants hope they're not done winning yet

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer wants to add more World Series championships to the two his franchise has captured the past three seasons.

PREPS: Dayton girls, CHS girls eliminated

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE - Dayton's defense did what it could, but shutting down a state champion soccer team is no easy task.

Turner optimistic about 2013 season

Dayton football coach Rob Turner said he and his staff spent most of the bus ride home talking about the 2013 season instead of rehashing its win over Fernley.

Carson's defense comes up big in win

RENO - Two times in a span of one minute, Carson goalie Jose Gonzalez found himself staring down the barrel of a Hug shot, and each time he came away with a big save.

Timeout with Oscar Toledo

Q: What are your favorite sports and why?