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Carson City man to vie for world taekwondo title

October 21, 2018 — Carson City's Chi Duong came away with a silver medal in the World Taekwondo Poomsae championships in Lima, Peru two years ago, but he's looking for the gold medal this year when he again competes in the World Championships set for Taipei, Nationalist China on

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Nevada scores 24 straight in 40-22 win over Hawaii

October 21, 2018 — HONOLULU — Toa Taua had 126 yards rushing and a touchdown on 18 carries and Ty Gangi passed for 247 yards and a score to help Nevada beat Hawaii 40-22 on Saturday night. Elijah Cooks had three receptions for 54 yards and a touchdown and

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For Carson High football in its win against Wooster it was Maffei in the middle

October 20, 2018 — RENO — When Bradley Maffei burst through the line on his 55-yard touchdown run early in the second half, it was like he was carrying all of the Senators' frustration with him. Seven weeks of frustration. Maffei burst up the middle twice in the second

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Roger Diez: Sweet redemption for Almirola

October 19, 2018 — Last Sunday was sweet redemption for Aric Almirola, as he took the checkered flag at Talladega to advance to the round of eight in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup playoffs. Almirola, remember, almost had his first win for the No. 10 Stewart Haas Racing Ford

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Joe Santoro: Pack hoops carrying Mountain West

October 18, 2018 — Sports fodder … The Nevada Wolf Pack, at least according to the media, should cruise to another Mountain West men's basketball regular season championship. Three Pack players (Cody and Caleb Martin, Jordan Caroline) were named to the preseason All Conference team this week and another

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CHS boys soccer clinches playoff spot

October 18, 2018 — The message was simple for the Carson High boys soccer team at halftime. "You've got to play with urgency," said Carson coach Frank Martinez about what he told his team at halftime. Carson trailed at halftime 1-0 but took the message from Martinez to heart.

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Sierra Lutheran runners strong at Rocklin Invitational

October 17, 2018 — The Sierra Lutheran cross country teams traveled to Rocklin to run in the Bella Vista Branco XC Invitational Meet. The Falcons ran in the Small School Division which included schools with more than 1,600 students. Jared Marchegger finished fifth in 16:28 while Teagan Hansen was

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Raiders beat Panthers in flag football

October 17, 2018 — The Raiders beat the Panthers 20-7 in the featured game of the Talents Carson City NFL Flag Football League. In other games, the Packers beat the Rams 44-18, the Raiders beat the Rams 32-13 and the Packers beat the Panthers 44-25. STANDINGS AND SCORING Packers

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Pack visits division-leading Hawaii

October 17, 2018 — The Nevada Wolf Pack and Hawaii Rainbow Warriors both need a victory. Badly. The Wolf Pack and Rainbow Warriors, which will meet Saturday (9 p.m., Channel 21) at Honolulu's Aloha Stadium, are coming off emotional losses in important rivalry games a week ago. The Pack

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CHS seeks redemption against Wooster

October 17, 2018 — There's nothing else for the Carson High football team to do but to move on. "That's all you can do anyway," said Carson coach Blair Roman after last week's 70-7 loss to Damonte Ranch. But the Senators (1-7, 0-3) have a chance for redemption this

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Prep Roundup: Carson High cross country teams 3rd

October 16, 2018 — Zachary Sever (17:53), Ethan Byasse (17:56) and Hunter Rauh (17:58) finished third, fourth and fifth respectively for the Carson High boys cross country team in the Northern 4A Sierra League meet at Rancho San Rafael on Friday. Carson finished third with 63 points. Galena won

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Carson High’s Beglin sisters tie for 4th at state golf

October 16, 2018 — DAYTON — Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good. It usually takes a little luck to be a champion and Carson High sophomore Karen Beglin just didn't have it at the NIAA 4A State Golf Championships on Tuesday at Dayton Valley Golf Club. First

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Joe Santoro: Pack about to be something special

October 16, 2018 — We're looking at the best 3-4 team in the history of Nevada Wolf Pack football. The Wolf Pack has lost two games in a row, three of its last four and four of its last six. And it wouldn't take much of an imagination to

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Fallon duo wins regional tourney

October 16, 2018 — Only one Greenwave entry in the regional tennis tournament managed to escape the opening round, and then do some more damage. The pair of junior Brooklyn Whitaker and sophomore Allison Frost battled from losing the first set to win the next two in taking down

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Fallon needs help to make playoffs

October 16, 2018 — If the Lady Wave volleyball team wants to continue its season past next week, it's going to need a little help. After dropping last Tuesday's match to Fernley, Fallon rebounded with a sweep over North Valleys in Reno on Friday to stay one game behind

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Greenwave clinches Northern 3A title

October 16, 2018 — SPARKS — The Greenwave express steamed into Sparks with its Friday night express. With a 49-0 win, the Fallon football team recorded its third straight shutout and fourth of the year, claimed a Northern 3A championship and gave coach Brooke Hill his 77th win to

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Karen Beglin leads state tournament

October 15, 2018 — Carson High sophomore golfer Karen Beglin is halfway to a state title. Beglin leads the individual standings after the first round of the State 4A Girl Golf Championships on Monday at Dayton Valley Golf Club. Beglin shot a 1-over-par 73 and leads Faith Lutheran's Gracie

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MW rankings: Top teams winning with defense

October 15, 2018 — A stingy defense seems to be the key to success in the latest Nevada Appeal Mountain West football rankings. The top four teams in the Mountain West in fewest points allowed per game this season (Fresno State, San Diego State, Boise State and Utah State)

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Game time set for San Diego State at Nevada football game

October 15, 2018 — RENO — A kickoff time of 7:30 p.m. has been set for the next home game for the Nevada football team, a showdown with West Division power San Diego State on Oct. 27 at Mackay Stadium. This will be the 11th meeting all-time between the

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Boise State survives against Nevada Wolf Pack, 31-27

October 14, 2018 — RENO — The Nevada Wolf Pack didn't need a miracle to beat the Boise State Broncos Saturday night. But it sure would have helped. The Broncos survived four turnovers to outlast the Wolf Pack 31-27 in front of a crowd of 21,431 at Mackay Stadium.

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