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Carson City teams split at Little League tourney

June 20, 2018 — Carson City Little League opened with a win and loss at the first day of the District 1 All-Star Tournament at Governors Field on Wednesday. The 10-year-old squad rolled to an 18-4 mercy-rule victory over South Tahoe, while the 12-year-old team managed just two hits

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Community Sports: Carson City again hosts District Little League tourney

June 19, 2018 — The annual Nevada District 1 All-Star Tournament kicks off Wednesday at Governors Field. The tournament format is double-elimination with consolation games. Each team is guaranteed at least three games. Once a team loses twice it has no chance to play for the title. The 10-year-old

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Carson Blue Jays split Saturday at High Sierra Tournament

June 16, 2018 — RENO — The Carson Blue Jays scored in all six of their at-bats en route to a 13-6 win over the Colt 45s on Saturday at the High Sierra Tournament at Bishop Manogue. The win gave Carson a split on the day. Earlier, the Boise

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Darrell Moody: NIAA gets Wooden Nickel for treatment of Dayton

June 16, 2018 — We have the Silver Dollar and Wooden Nickel feature as part of the editorial package here at the Nevada Appeal. After what I witnessed recently, I would give the NIAA Board of Control a wooden nickel. The group made a brutal error when it denied

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Carson Blue Jays romp against Baker City

June 15, 2018 — The Carson Blue Jays coasted to an easy victory over Baker City, Oregon, 13-2, on Friday. Carson took a 4-0 lead in the first inning highlighted by Josh Buchan's double. Justin Stevens got the win for the Blue Jays, giving two runs on seven hits

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Warriors officially a dynasty, says Joe Santoro

June 14, 2018 — Where do the Golden State Warriors rank among the greatest dynasties in NBA history? The Boston Celtics, which won eight titles in a row from 1959-66 and 17 from 1957-1986, will likely always be the top NBA dynasty. The Minneapolis Lakers were the first NBA

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Zheng, Corbett claim Nevada Wolf Pack’s top senior honors

June 14, 2018 — RENO – A two-time national champion diver, Sharae Zheng, and the second-highest NFL draft pick from Nevada in modern history, Austin Corbett, have been selected as the recipients of the year's most outstanding senior student-athlete awards at the University of Nevada. Zheng, perhaps the greatest

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Dayton’s request for 2A denied

June 13, 2018 — RENO — The NIAA Board of Control denied Dayton High School's request to move down to 2A for athletics Wednesday morning at Wooster High School. Dayton sent several speakers to the podium to address the BOC — principal Steve Henderson, athletic director Cory Sanford, basketball

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Carson Blue Jays find their swing for win

June 13, 2018 — After five frustrating games at the plate, all resulting in losses, the Carson Blue Jays finally got untracked. Carson collected nine hits, four coming from lead-off man Kahle Good, and it was enough to outlast the McQueen Outlaws, 14-8, Tuesday night at Ron McNutt Field.

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Golf Tournament for the Arts

June 12, 2018 — Sign up for the sixth annual Golf Tournament for the Arts, which is June 23 at the Fallon Golf Course. This is an 18-hole scramble, $40 for members and $70 for nonmembers and includes a cart and barbecue lunch. Contact Patricia Sammons art 775-294-4135 to

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Reno A’s pound Carson Blue Jays, 13-1

June 7, 2018 — Offense, or lack thereof, is a major concern right now for the Carson Blue Jays. The Blue Jays struggled at the plate for the third consecutive game, managing just a first-inning single by Casey Martensen against four Reno A's pitchers in a 13-1 mercy rule

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Nevada Wolf Pack basketball season ticket sales rising

June 7, 2018 — On the rise in a big way. That describes both the Nevada basketball program and ticket sales to watch the team that has been ranked as high as fourth nationally in early season projections. After posting a school-record tying 29 wins last season and reaching

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Joe Santoro: Pack season one and done? Not so fast

June 7, 2018 — The seemingly unlimited enthusiasm and lofty expectations surrounding the upcoming Nevada Wolf Pack basketball season, still five months before it all begins for real, is unlike anything we've ever experienced in Northern Nevada. But there also is another, unspoken but obviously real and ominous feeling

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Fallon, Oasis turn in magical spring season says Thomas Ranson

June 7, 2018 — Unpredictable and unbelievable. Those two words sum up the latest chapter in high school athletics in the Lahontan Valley as the spring season concluded last month for both the Greenwave and Bighorns programs. All teams had a successful season but things took an interesting turn

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Wave baseball lands six on all-region team

June 7, 2018 — Despite a late-season skid that led to an early exit in the playoffs, the Greenwave baseball team landed six players on the all-region team and three on the all-state team. Senior Jake Wickizer (outfield) and juniors Brenden Larsen (pitcher) and Edgar Alvarado (DH) were selected

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Dayton High hoping to move down to 2A

June 5, 2018 — Dayton High has applied for and been granted time to speak with the NIAA in the hopes of being able to move down to 2A status in all sports. The meeting is scheduled for June 13 at Wooster High School, according to Dayton High football

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Community sports: CHS cross country starts summer run June 11

June 5, 2018 — Summer conditioning for the Carson High cross country team starts June 11 at 6:30 p.m. with a team meeting at Carson Middle School. All parents need to be present at the initial meeting to sign the needed paperwork and receive the summer schedule. Coach Pete

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Nevada men’s hoops to play USC this season

June 4, 2018 — RENO — The University of Nevada men's basketball team will play at USC on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Galen Center in Los Angeles this season and the Trojans will come to Lawlor Events Center in 2019-20. The Trojans are the second Pac-12 team the

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Reno Knights sweep Carson Blue Jays

June 2, 2018 — The Carson Blue Jays' win streak ended at four games after suffering a doubleheader sweep at the hands of the Reno Knights. The Knights pounded the Blue Jays, 19-1 and 11-1, on Saturday afternoon at Ron McNutt Field. It was a tough day offensively for

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Darrell Moody: Nevada Wolf Pack already generating national interest

June 2, 2018 — With the return of the Martin twins and Jordan Caroline plus a top-40 recruiting class, the national pundits are loving what they see in the Nevada basketball program. Three websites have Nevada ranked in the top 6 in the country. Jon Rothstein of FanRag has

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