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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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Chloe Woodruff, Benjamin Sonntag take Carson City Off-Road titles

June 17, 2018 — Get out the brooms, it was sweep time for Chloe Woodruff. Woodruff, who won the El Yucateco Fat Tire Crit on Friday night, capped a profitable weekend by running away from Katerina Nash in the final stages and winning the 50-mile race at the third

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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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Powlison claims Carson City Off-Road 50-miler

June 16, 2018 — For the second straight year, the Carson City Off-Road event had a celebrity in its midst. Last year, it was Lance Armstrong, and Saturday it was Levi Leipheimer, who now resides in Healdsburg, California. Leipheimer, a three-time winner of the Tour of California as well

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Carson City Off-Road Notebook: Mazza’s change in sports pays off

June 16, 2018 — Mark Mazza was a runner in high school and college, and he traded in his running shoes for a bicycle three years ago. It has turned out to be a pretty wise decision. Mazza, who moved from Ely to Carson City two years ago for

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Woodruff, Uhl claim criterium titles at Carson City Off-Road

June 15, 2018 — Chloe Woodruff and Tristan Uhl are the new criterium champions of the Carson City Off-Road event. Woodruff led the first lap, dropped back a bit and then passed Kaysee Armstrong, Hannah Finchamp, Crystal Anthony and two-time defending champ Katerina Nash on the final lap to

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3rd annual Carson City Off-Road starts Friday

June 14, 2018 — Get ready folks, the third annual Carson City Off-Road starts Friday. That means hundreds of professional and amateur bike racers will congregate in downtown Carson City for races Friday, Saturday and Sunday. That's not all. There will be vendors aplenty selling their biking and clothing

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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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Evelyn Dong brings series lead to Carson City Off-Road

June 13, 2018 — The one thing Evelyn Dong remembers about the 2017 Carson City Off-Road is that it was "brutally hot." The Utah rider was relieved to find out temperatures for the third annual event that kicks off Friday afternoon are forecast in the high 70s and low

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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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Howard Grotts to defend Carson City Off Road title

June 12, 2018 — Howard Grotts' first visit to Carson City was extremely successful. The 25-year-old Grotts, a former Olympian and one of the most decorated mountain bike riders in the United States, won the 50-miler at last year's Carson City Off Road, and he's back to defend his

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Darrell Moody: Smoltz to warm up for ACC at U.S. Senior

June 9, 2018 — The 29th annual American Century Championship kicked off its media campaign with its first of a series of conference calls earlier this week. Trevor Hoffman, a former relief pitcher and second in saves all-time behind Mariano Rivera, was on hand at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course

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Red Sox claim Carson City Little League title

June 8, 2018 — The Red Sox struck for seven runs in their final two at-bats to wipe out an 8-2 deficit and beat the Dodgers, 9-8, to win the Carson City Little League Major Division championship Friday night at Governors Field. Both the Red Sox and Dodgers had

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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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Soon-to-be Hall of Famer Trevor Hoffman talks ahead of Tahoe golf tournament

June 6, 2018 — Trevor Hoffman, an 18-year veteran reliever, will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame later this summer. He retired with 601 saves, a mark later broken by Mariano Rivera. He had 12 seasons with at least 37 saves and 13 seasons with an ERA

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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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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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Painter pitches Carson Blue Jays over Reno A’s

May 31, 2018 — RENO — When Carson has visited Bishop Manogue over the years, whether it's in the spring or summer, the outcomes have not been very good. So, it was nice to see satisfied looks on the faces of the Blue Jays as they left the field

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Darrell Moody: Sweet, Caroline returning to Nevada Wolf Pack

May 29, 2018 — One down and two to go. The Nevada basketball team got good news last weekend when senior Jordan Caroline opted to pull his name out of the NBA draft process and return to the Wolf Pack. Caroline has been the heart and soul of the

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