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Roger Diez: Fernley 95A Speedway set to begin season Saturday

March 23, 2019 — Local racing begins Saturday, weather permitting. Fernley 95A Speedway kicks off the 2019 season with stock cars, Gen X, Modifieds, and Sport Mods. Spectator gates open at 3 p.m., racing starts at 6. The track has an ambitious schedule this year that includes a class

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Local roundup: Carson High baseball falls to Reno

March 22, 2019 — The continued growth of the Carson High baseball team could be seen on Thursday against Reno High at Ron McNutt Field. But how far the Senators need to progress could also be seen. Carson had its chances to make things a lot more interesting against

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Nevada Wolf Pack saves its worst for last, says Joe Santoro

March 21, 2019 — Sports fodder … The Nevada Wolf Pack, it turns out, saved its worst for last this season. The Pack picked the most unfortunate time for its first two-game losing streak of the season, losing to San Diego State last Friday in the Mountain West tournament

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No. 7 Nevada Wolf Pack can’t rally against No. 10 Florida in NCAA Tournament

March 21, 2019 — DES MOINES, Iowa — Florida nearly squandered a double-digit lead before finally stopping a Nevada comeback and pulling off a 70-61 upset in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Kevarrius Hayes scored 16 points, Jalen Hudson added 15 and the 10th-seeded Gators won their

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Greenwave baseball sweeps Fernley; Lady Wave drops pair

March 20, 2019 — After engaging the mercy rule to win the first game of the series, Fallon's baseball team was in a fight with its cross-valley rival over the weekend. The Greenwave swept Fernley after winning 11-1 on Friday to open the series before clawing for doubleheader wins

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Painting the town green

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Fallon track teams sweep Yerington Relays

March 20, 2019 — In its first large meet of the year — and on the heels of one of the biggest in the region — the Greenwave track and field team took first in both the boys and girls division of the Yerington Relays on Saturday. The Greenwave

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Carson High boys golf 3rd at Sierra League tourney

March 20, 2019 — The Carson High boys golf team had an outstanding day on Tuesday in the Sierra League Tournament held at Eagle Valley East Golf Course. For the second straight week Carson placed third. Galena won with a 279, followed by Manogue with a 284, Carson with

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Community sports: Silver State Gymnastics strong in state event

March 19, 2019 — Carson City's Silver State Gymnastics had numerous outstanding efforts at the State Championships held in Reno this past weekend, led by Emily Lewis who won the state title on bars. Lewis scored a 9.675 at level 7 to win the state title. The top 12

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Joe Santoro: Pack has last chance to prove itself

March 19, 2019 — The Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team has never been as vulnerable and wounded heading into a NCAA tournament as it is right now. "The last six minutes of our last game was some of the worst basketball we've played all year," senior Caleb Martin

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Local roundup: Grand slam weekend for Carson High teams

March 18, 2019 — It was a grand slam of a weekend for Carson High's teams. Kahle Good's grand slam home run helped propel the Senator baseball team to a 9-8 win in eight innings over McQueen on Saturday at Ron McNutt Field. Also on Saturday, the CHS softball

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Pack to face Florida in NCAA first round

March 17, 2019 — The Nevada Wolf Pack are the No. 7 seed in the West region of the NCAA Tournament. The Wolf Pack, 29-4, and co-Mountain West regular season champions will take on the No. 10 seed Florida Gators (19-15 on Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa. No. 2

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Roger Diez: Penske having outstanding racing season so far

March 16, 2019 — Roger Penske has to be loving the 2019 racing season so far. Two of his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup drivers, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, have already won a race and are locked into the playoffs. Last Sunday at Phoenix, his third Cup driver, Ryan

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Aztecs bounce Pack out of MW tourney

March 15, 2019 — LAS VEGAS — Devin Watson had 20 points and five assists and San Diego State held No. 14 Nevada scoreless for nearly seven minutes late in the Aztecs' 65-56 victory Friday night in the Mountain West Conference semifinals. Jalen McDaniels added 12 points and 10

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UNLV fires Menzies after 3 seasons

March 15, 2019 — LAS VEGAS — Marvin Menzies took over a UNLV program in disarray and made some headway, luring some of the nation's top recruits to the desert. When he couldn't win consistently enough or energize the fan base of a once-proud program, the school decided to

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Local roundup: Carson High softball falls to McQueen

March 15, 2019 — A Northern 4A opener on a cold, windy day against arguably the region's top pitcher with a nasty rising fastball: Not a good combination for the Carson High softball team. McQueen pitcher Rylie Miller had the edge against Carson and she pitched the Lancers to

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Nevada Wolf Pack-Purdue football game moved

March 14, 2019 — RENO — The Nevada football team's season opener against Purdue has been moved to Aug. 30, according to a media release. The matchup had previously been announced for Aug. 31 but has now moved up a day entering the Labor Day weekend. Kickoff time and

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Joe Santoro: It won’t come easy for Pack

March 14, 2019 — The Nevada Wolf Pack reminded us once again on Thursday no tournament game, be it in the Mountain West or the NCAA, is going to be easy. The Pack fell behind the Boise State Broncos 27-12 about 13 minutes into Thursday's Mountain West tournament opener

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Pack fends off Boise; faces SDSU next

March 14, 2019 — LAS VEGAS — Nevada got an early scare in the Mountain West Conference quarterfinals. After trailing Boise State by 15 points in the first half, the Wolf Pack slowly responded. And not until the final minute of the game — did they feel comfortable. Jazz

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Fallon opens season with doubleheader sweep

March 13, 2019 — SPARKS — The Greenwave baseball team opened its 2019 season with a doubleheader sweep at Sparks, 22-0 and 25-0. Sparks has cancelled its Friday games for the season. Sparks, which has a limited number of players on the varsity, did not field a junior varsity

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