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Wave crowns 3 champions at Spring Creek

January 15, 2019 — Different tournament, familiar results. For the first time this month – and third time in the season – the Greenwave wrestling team crowned three tournament champions. Seniors Sean McCormick (170) and Ben Dooley (285), and junior Tommy McCormick (152) each won their division at Saturday's

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Lady Wave keeps its perfect record alive in Northern 3A

January 14, 2019 — The Lady Wave and Lowry met for the first time since last season's state 3A championship game, but the result was the same. Fallon's depth and pressure defense provided the Wave its firepower for the night in a 67-43 win at the Elmo Dericco Gym.

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Fallon U12 Girls indoor soccer team won the Reno Sportsdome Indoor Soccer League Championship

January 14, 2019 — The Fallon U12 Girls indoor soccer team won the Reno Sportsdome Indoor Soccer League Championship on Saturday. Fallon eliminated Truckee last weekend, 5-3, and then beat Reno on Saturday, 7-2, for the championship. During the season, Fallon defeated teams from Reno, Lake Tahoe, Truckee and

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Sports roundup: Carson High boys, girls fall to Reno

January 14, 2019 — The Carson High boys basketball team got off to a strong start against Reno on Friday, but eventually the Huskies were able to take control as they beat the Senators, 62-50. Parsa Hadjighasemi hit two three-pointers for CHS as the Senators went on an 8-0

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Local sports roundup: Big win for Carson High wrestlers vs. Damonte

January 10, 2019 — The Carson High wrestling team came away with an impressive 41-36 win over Damonte Ranch on Wednesday. Ariel Vega won by technical fall at 106 pounds, Max Harris won by pin at 138, Gabriel Madera won at 145, Izayah Pando won by pin at 152,

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Local roundup: Carson High girls rally for win

January 9, 2019 — The Carson High girls basketball team almost paid the price for a poor practice on Monday before coming back to beat a much improved Hug team, 52-41, on Tuesday. Hug, which fell to 6-6, led by as many as 11 points in the first half

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Carson City gymnastics team shines in Reno

January 8, 2019 — Carson City's Silver State Gymnastics Academy had numerous standout performances at Reno's Jake Dalton Invitational this past weekend. Results were: Xcel Bronze Division: Junior A — Brittany Ruiz placed third on bars, second on beam. Junior B — Madeline Smith placed third on vault, and

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Dooley, McCormick place at Calif. tournament

January 7, 2019 — Competing in another tough regional tournament, the Greenwave sent two wrestlers to the podium. Seniors Ben Dooley (285 pounds) took third and Sean McCormick (170) finished fourth in the Doc Buchanan tournament last weekend in Clovis, Calif. Junior Tommy McCormick was ruled out for the

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Jackson’s 18 points helps Wave down Dayton

January 7, 2019 — The Greenwave showed no letdown Friday night after winning the Rail City Classic the week before New Year's. From winning the opening tipoff to a pesky Dayton team that came within nine points in the second quarter, Fallon cruised against the Dust Devils, 80-43, Friday

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Fallon rolls over Dayton 57-7

January 7, 2019 — The Lady Wave didn't miss a beat as it began the new year with a convincing 57-7 win over Dayton on Friday in a Northern 3A game at the Elmo Dericco Gym. The lopsided win improved Fallon's record to 6-0 in league play and 11-2

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Silver Stage’s Broughton to play in All-American Bowl

January 4, 2019 — Silver Stage High School senior wide receiver Travis Broughton has been selected to represent Nevada at the upcoming Blue-Grey All-American Bowl being held at NRG Stadium in Houston on Jan. 14. The 6-foot 1-inch senior will be a wide receiver on the Team 49 squad

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Carson High boys basketball team falls at Lowry

January 4, 2019 — WINNEMUCCA — After nearly two weeks since its last game, a double-digit loss to Elko, one of the best teams in Northern Nevada, the Lowry High School boys basketball team, was back on its home floor Thursday afternoon against Carson. The Buckaroos were hot from

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Douglas High great Shawn Estes to be in Giants broadcast booth

January 3, 2019 — Shawn Estes, a 1991 Douglas High graduate, said he's been approached by San Francisco Giants chief executive officer Larry Baer about doing some San Francisco Giants games as a color analyst in the broadcast booth this season. Estes said he could work up to 20

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Pop Warner cheerleaders hold fundraiser Saturday

January 3, 2019 — Carson City Pop Warner varsity cheerleaders have qualified to attend the National JAMZ Youth Championship in Las Vegas, Jan. 25-27. They're getting the opportunity to compete against cheer squads from around the nation in hopes to bring home a national title. The girls have held

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Turnover that wasn’t turning point in Carson High boys basketball loss

January 3, 2019 — The Carson boys basketball team had just come back to force a 40-40 tie midway through the fourth quarter and appeared to have forced a turnover when an errant pass was heading out of bounds. But the ball instead hit one of the officials on

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Girls basketball: McQueen pulls away against Carson High

January 3, 2019 — Carson High's struggles at the end of games could be attributed to the fact they've hardly ever been at full strength, but Senator coach Doug Whisler won't use that as an excuse. Even though his team was able to hang with a solid McQueen team

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Wave basketball wins Rail City Classic

January 2, 2019 — After a heart-breaking loss in double-overtime, the Greenwave boys basketball team went back to work and hasn't looked back. Fallon won all four games in the Rail City Classic last week, including a 67-50 win over Carlmont (Calif.) to capture its second tournament trophy of

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All-Americans, strong SNC showing highlights 1st half of season

January 2, 2019 — Running his team through the gauntlet this early in the season has become the norm for Trevor de Braga and his Greenwave wrestlers. After completing a rigorous first half of the season, Fallon has already seen its trio reach the podium every week, including All-American

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5 bold and insane predictions for 2019

December 31, 2018 — The past year was one to remember in the Lahontan Valley. From the wrestling team winning four individual titles to the Lady Wave basketball and softball teams winning state to the football team accomplishing perfection with the state crown in the fall, 2018 served the

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Top 10 Lahontan Valley News sports stories of 2018

December 31, 2018 — 1. Lady Wave cagers go back to back With a target on its back, the Lady Wave basketball team didn't falter. After winning the school's first sanctioned girls basketball state title, Fallon returned for an encore performance and was even better. Behind a stellar senior

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