Stories for October 2012


Wednesday, October 31

Carson girls blank Reed, 3-0

It was over almost before it started.Carson got goals from Mayra Olivares and Michelle Sandage in the first 13 minutes, and rode those early scores to a 3-0 win over visiting Reed in the opening round of the NIAA Division I Northern Regional on Tuesday night.

Foley leads Dayton past Fallon

FALLON - In Madi they trust.

Timeout with Kiahna Pimental

Q: What are your favorite sports and why?

COMMUNITY: Tiny Mite Blue wins title

The Carson Tiny Mite Blue (7-0-1) capped off a championship season with a 36-12 win over the Carson Tiny Mite White to win the city title over the weekend.

Tuesday, October 30

Monday, October 29

Sunday, October 28

Saturday, October 27

PREPS: Carson boys set for playoff opener

Carson High's boys soccer team will be at full strength Monday night when it hosts McQueen in the opening round of the NIAA Division I Northern Region Championships.

Pack stumbling a bit

I guess it's a good thing that Nevada got off to such a quick start this season, because despite losing to Air Force and San Diego State in back-to-back weeks, the Wolf Pack should qualify for a bowl game.

Working the parade: No day off for reserve deputies

For the reserve deputies, the Nevada Day celebration will start at 7:30 a.m., before the parade starts. They will be on the street by 8. Come 11 p.m

Patrick needs Nationwide experience

Happy Nevada Day to one and all.

GIRL: Freshman Delgado leads charge for CHS

RENO - Remember the name Evelyn Delgado because you will hear it a lot over the next three years.

BOYS: Pack running helps CHS make state

RENO - The big cheer was easily heard around Rancho San Rafael Park around noon on Friday.

Wolf Pack falls on road to Air Force

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Senior Wes Cobb ran for a career-high 152 yards and a touchdown on 30 carries in place of injured Cody Getz and Air Force stymied Stefphon Jefferson in a 48-31 victory over Nevada on Friday night in the first meeting between the schools.

Friday, October 26

Douglas squeezes past Carson, 27-25, on last-second field goal

For the Douglas High School football team, it was only fitting that after two consecutive seasons of losing to arch-rival Carson on a last-second field goal, the Tigers were able to turn the tables on the Senators.

Rolls and bounces going Giants' way so far

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Gregor Blanco's bunt single dribbled about halfway down the third base line and stopped next to the white chalk, inches fair. Several Tigers stood over the ball, almost in disbelief.

PREPS: Dayton upsets Fernley in season finale

FERNLEY — Taryn Aguilera scored on an 8-yard run with less than a minute left to snap a 28-all tie and give the Dayton Dust Devils a season-ending 34-28 win over Fernley on Thursday night.

FODDER: Nevada defense on 4-week audition

Sports fodder for a Friday morning .

Carson's disappointing season comes to end

The silence in the Carson High locker room was deafening. You could have heard a pin drop. Some players had tears in their eyes, while others tried to hold them back.

Giants head to Detroit up 2-0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Giant dose of small ball, and suddenly San Francisco finds itself in a most unique position - way ahead in a postseason series.

Thursday, October 25

Verlander struggles after layoff

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Justin Verlander pawed at the mound with his feet during warmups, looked flabbergasted when his pitching coach came out for a visit and appeared out of sorts from the start.

Carson Scouting Report

DOUGLAS (3-5, 0-3) AT CARSON (4-4, 0-3) Today, 7 p.m.

Dayton looks to end season with another win

Dayton High closes out the 2012 season with a road game today at Fernley.

Wednesday, October 24

Posey leads Giants back into Fall Classic

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - On a team known for stellar pitching, bushy beards and quirky personalities, the unquestioned leader of the San Francisco Giants is their understated catcher, Buster Posey.

Guillen fired as manager of last-place Marlins

MIAMI (AP) - The lingering backlash caused by Ozzie Guillen's praise of Fidel Castro contributed to another Miami Marlins managerial shakeup Tuesday.

SOCCER: Carson blanks Douglas, 4-0

Carson High entered its final regular-season game minus midfielder Jon Guevara, defender Carlos Alvarado and defender Zach Smith.

Nolan wants to end home career with a win

It seemed like yesterday when Matt Nolan put on a Carson High football jersey for the first time, and now he's just one day away from playing the final home game of his career.

Carson v-ball remains in playoff hunt

Carson High remained in the hunt for a post season berth by knocking off Wooster in five games Tuesday night at Morse Burley Gym.

Panzram is Tigersharks new coach

Steve Panzram has taken over as the new head coach of the Carson Tigersharks swim program.

Tuesday, October 23

Time out with Porfirio Jauregui

School: Carson High Year: Junior Sports: Cross country, track

Monday, October 22

Sunday, October 21

AP source: Red Sox to hire Farrell as manager

BOSTON (AP) - The Red Sox are preparing to announce that John Farrell will be their new manager, according to a baseball official with knowledge of the deal to bring the former Boston pitching coach back one year after the ballclub first tried to give him the top job.

Nevada loses OT thriller

RENO - It never pays to leave a Nevada Wolf Pack football game early.

Saturday, October 20

Giants down 3-2, but happy to be home

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Giants sure are tough to eliminate this postseason


Offense: The Senators were well short of 300 yards total offense (251) against the Miners, mostly because of a lack of a vertical passing game and two bad snaps that resulted in minus-33 yards.

PREP: Carson boys, girls sweep Wooster

Nevada Appeal Staff Report

Timeout with Alyse Fletcher

Q: What are your favorite sports and why?

Don't tinker with date of Cal-Stanford game

Growing up in the Bay Area, attending the Stanford-Cal football game was always the highlight of the football season.

Racers test re-paved track

NASCAR takes to the newly-repaved Kansas track this weekend, and teams were allowed to test during the week.

Dayton railroads Sparks, 68-6

DAYTON - The Dayton Dust Devils football team vented a lot of its frustrations Friday night, and celebrated Senior Night in style by crushing Sparks, 68-6.

Pack needs complete game against Aztecs

RENO - Chris Ault walked into the Nevada Wolf Pack's halftime locker room last Saturday afternoon at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas with a purpose.

PREPS: Carson boys third at league meet

RENO - The Carson High boys cross country team finished third at Friday's Sierra League meet at Rancho San Rafael Park.

Senators lose thriller, need win on Thursday to make playoffs

Win Thursday or watch the playoffs on the sidelines.

Friday, October 19

Tigers rout Yankees 8-1 for 4-game ALCS sweep

DETROIT (AP) - Prince Fielder waved his arms franticly, gleefully calling off his teammates while the crowd at Comerica Park roared.

Cardinals beat Giants 8-3 to take 3-1 lead in NLCS

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals are oh so close. They know better than to start celebrating yet.

49ers make just enough plays, hold off Seahawks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers sit alone atop the NFC West for now - hardly the kind of firm hold on the division they owned last October.

Brown makes transition to varsity look easy

Colby Brown readily admits he had some concerns about making the transition from freshman to varsity football.

Nevada lucky to be 6-1

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . .

Three tied for lead at Dayton qualifier

DAYTON - After 54 holes of the PGA Tour Qualifying tournament at Dayton Valley Golf Club, the only certainty is that three players are tied for the top spot on the leaderboard.

Thursday, October 18

Englishman leads at Dayton after 36 holes

DAYTON - European Tour player Oliver Fisher shot the low round of the tournament with a 6-under 66 to take a one-shot lead after two rounds of Stage One PGA Tour Qualifying at Dayton Valley Golf Club.

Curry returns to practice for Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Linebacker Aaron Curry has returned to practice with the Oakland Raiders for the first time since May after dealing with nagging knee problems in recent months.

Missed opportunities doom Giants in Game 3 of NLCS

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The San Francisco Giants had every opportunity to grab control of the NL championship series Wednesday.

PREPS: Dayton seeks to end six-game skid

A winning record has been out of the question for a couple of weeks. Ditto for a playoff berth. With two games left in the season, the Dayton High football team has very little to play for.

Family affair at Dayton Valley

DAYTON - The annual Dayton Valley PGA Qualifier at Dayton Valley Golf Club has turned into a family affair for the Wiebes.

Wednesday, October 17

Tigers top Yankees 2-1, need 1 win for pennant

DETROIT (AP) - Justin Verlander and Detroit's stellar starters are one win from the World Series.

PREPS Carson girls boot Damonte

RENO - Carson High's girls soccer team knocked off Damonte 3-1 Tuesday night in a Sierra League match.

Winds plays havoc with golfers in Dayton

DAYTON - "Pretty good for these conditions" was the common answer that golfers used when questioned about their play in the first round of the PGA Tour Stage One Qualifying Tournament at Dayton Valley Golf Club on Tuesday.

COMMUNITY: Eagle Valley wins two crowns

The Eagle Valley seventh and eighth-grade girls basketball teams both their respective titles at the TahNeva tournament over the weekend.

Carson passive in loss to Cougars

The pressure is on Carson High's volleyball team.

Tuesday, October 16

Time out with Carson's Michael Samii

SCHOOL: Carson High YEAR: Senior SPORT: Soccer

Monday, October 15

Sunday, October 14

Saturday, October 13

Sheriffs' Blotter

Carson City The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All suspects are innocent until proved guilty in court:

Cards stun Nationals in 9th

WASHINGTON (AP) - Carlos Beltran and the never-give-up St. Louis Cardinals began their latest comeback celebration quietly, plucking cans of beer from a blue bin that was hurriedly wheeled from the home to the visiting clubhouse in the middle of the ninth inning.

CC tame Orioles

NEW YORK (AP) - CC Sabathia boosted the New York Yankees past the Baltimore Orioles, ending a spellbinding six-week drama that drove and drained both teams.

Lovelock sweeps Dayton volleyball

Dayton fell to Lovelock in three games Friday night

Nevada wants to keep the cannon blue

RENO - Zach Sudfeld remembers the first time he saw the Fremont Cannon.

Grizzlies chew up CHS, 42-0

RENO - Galena recovered an onside kick to start the game and went in to score on its opening possession.

Dayton blows 16-point lead to Elko

DAYTON - It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.

Friday, October 12

Giants beat Reds 6-4, win NLDS on Posey's slam

CINCINNATI (AP) - Not just any comeback would get San Francisco back to playing for a pennant. It would take one of Giant proportions.

A's eliminated with 6-0 loss to Tigers in Game 5

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Almost as soon as Omar Infante threw out Seth Smith to end the Oakland Athletics surprising season, despair turned to appreciation.

UNLV's Hauck may be coaching for job Saturday

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . .

Gutierrez quietly gets the job done

There are unsung heroes on every team; guys who make plays week in and week with very little fanfare.

Miners dominate Carson in 3

Carson coach Robert Maw said he saw improvement in his team, but it wasn't near enough to stop Bishop Manogue on Thursday night.

Thursday, October 11


CARSON (4-2, 0-1) AT GALENA (2-0) Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Myers selects Harvard

Douglas High senior Hunter Myers spent the bulk of his Tuesday placing phone calls to college coaches around the country.The message was the same to each recipient:

Carson boys avenge earlier loss to Miners

Carson High's Michael Samii said the Carson Senators spent a lot of time thinking and talking about the first game against Bishop Manogue during practice.

Timeout with Jake Koch

Q: What are your favorite sports and why? A: Football, basketball and track

Wednesday, October 10

Giants beat Reds in 10th, cut NLDS deficit to 2-1

CINCINNATI (AP) - Joaquin Arias hit a grounder toward third base and took off, covering those 90 feet in a blink as a full-to-capacity ballpark went silent with angst.

Anderson pitches A's past Tigers to avoid sweep

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics will play another day in this improbable season full of remarkable rallies.

Sandusky gets sentenced minimum of 30 years

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) - In what sounded at times like a locker room pep talk, Jerry Sandusky rambled in his red prison suit about being the underdog in the fourth quarter, about forgiveness, about dogs and about the movie "Seabiscuit."

Tiny Mite Blue remains unbeaten

The Carson Tiny Mite Blue Pop Warner football team remained unbeaten and in first place with a 24-6 win over the Sparks Cardinal over the weekend.

Dayton qualifier draws 79 entrants

DAYTON - The grueling quest for a PGA Tour card begins for 79 hopefuls at Dayton Valley Golf Club for an unprecedented 18th consecutive year next week.

PREPS: Tillitt's header gives Carson a 1-0 win

Kenzie Tillitt headed in a ball off a corner kick in the second half to snap a scoreless tie and give Carson a 1-0 win over Bishop Manogue Tuesday night at Carson.

Tuesday, October 9

Prep roundup: Evans leads CHS golfers

STEAD - Heather Evans shot a first-round 86 for 11th place after the first day of the Division I girls golf tournament at Sierra Sage Golf Club.

Monday, October 8

Sunday, October 7

Buffalo is tough to figure out

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - NaVorro Bowman and Patrick Willis will harass the quarterback. The defense will probably force a turnover. Frank Gore will run for around 100 yards and Alex Smith will protect the ball.

Verlander overpowers A's in Detroit's 3-1 win

DETROIT (AP) - Justin Verlander allowed a home run to the first batter of the game - and quickly shrugged it off.

Cain struggles as Giants lose Game 1 5-2 to Reds

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An uncharacteristic start from ace Matt Cain has left the San Francisco Giants in unfamiliar territory to start this postseason run.

Dayton needs better kicking game

After watching my first Dayton game of the season Friday night, one thing is readily apparent.

PREPS: Carson girls, minus 2 starters, tied by Reed

SPARKS - The Carson Senators have been the class of Northern Nevada's large-school girls soccer field so far this fall.

Nevada wins overtime thriller

RENO - The Wyoming Cowboys dared Devin Combs to beat them Saturday at Mackay Stadium.

Saturday, October 6


A look at the best-of-five National League division series between the Cincinnati Reds and San Francisco Giants:

Orioles eliminate Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Buck Showalter and the Baltimore Orioles will get another chance to overtake the New York Yankees.

Braves drop wild card game on controversial call

ATLANTA - Talk about a wild card.

PREPS: Dayton sweeps Silver Stage

The Dayton volleyball team swept Silver Stage on Friday. Dayton won 25-19, 25-20 and 25-20.

Miller is big winner at Fernley track

Fernley 95A Speedway wrapped up its 2012 season with a two-day show last weekend that drew 90 cars in six racing divisions.

Battle of QBs today at Mackay

RENO - It has been almost impossible to separate Nevada Wolf Pack quarterback Cody Fajardo and Wyoming Cowboys quarterback Brett Smith so far during their young college football careers.

Dayton snaps 4-game skid

RENO - The drought is over.

Friday, October 5

Moneyball II for the 2012 A's

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . .

Joyner is Dayton's big man in the middle

Nose tackle in a three-man front or tackle in a four-man front is a thankless job. You can get double or sometimes even triple teamed; hit from every angle. It's a position where glory seldom comes your way.

The Carter tradition continues at CHS

The Carter name in Carson City is synonymous with athletic excellence. It comes with certain expectations however, and maybe even a little pressure

Rams' defense bails out Bradford

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Sam Bradford missed high, low, left, right.

Thursday, October 4

Amazing A's sweep Rangers for AL West title

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Same chaotic, champagne dance-party scene in the clubhouse just two days later. New T-shirt: AL West champions.

Giants' Posey claims NL batting title

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Buster Posey has gone from missing most of last season after a violent collision at home plate to winning the NL batting title.

Carson eyes fourth straight title

It's just past the halfway point of the regular season for the Carson High football team, and Carson is once again in good position to win or share a fourth consecutive league title.

Timeout with Jake Turner

Q: What are your favorite sport(s) and why?

PREPS: Carson boys blank Galena, 2-0

RENO - Francisco Barrios and Jon Guevara scored a goal apiece to lead Carson to a 2-0 victory over Galena in Sierra League boys soccer match Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday, October 3

Kaepernick makes his way onto field in key moments

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Every week, 49ers tight end Vernon Davis anxiously awaits the game plan offensive coordinator Greg Roman is conjuring up

Carson knocks off Tigers again in Minden

Minden is becoming a haven of sorts for the Carson High volleyball team.

PREPS: Carson girls blank Galena

RENO - Carson High's girls soccer team avenged the only blemish on its record with a 3-0 win over Galena on Tuesday afternoon.

Carson winter sports sign-ups scheduled

Carson High School’s winter sports sign-ups are Oct. 29 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Tuesday, October 2

Time out with Abigail Hersey

School: Carson High Year: Senior

Monday, October 1