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Carson Blue Jays win tourney opener

June 29, 2018 — Carson's Justin Stevens faced a tough task when he took the mound against the Grants Pass Nuggets in the opening round of the Reno Knights 4th of July Tournament. The Nuggets' lineup was filled with graduated seniors, and even had a player or two that

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Carson City 10s tournament run comes to an end

June 28, 2018 — Carson City's 10-year-old all-star team had its run through the consolation bracket ended by Truckee Little League, 9-4, Thursday night at Governors Field. Carson City finished the tournament with a 3-3 record. Two of the three losses came at the hands of Truckee. Carson lost

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Carson City junior all-stars lose tourney opener

June 27, 2018 — Carson City Little League Junior all-star team got off to a rough start in the District 1 tournament. Reno American scored in four of its five at-bats en route to an 11-1 mercy rule victory at Governors Field on Wednesday night. Reno American faces Reno

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Carson 10s win to stay alive

June 26, 2018 — And then there was one. The Carson City 10s routed South Tahoe 17-0 in a consolation game to remain alive in that bracket of the District 1 All-Star Tournament Monday night at Governors Field. The news wasn't good for the 11 and 12-year-old teams as

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10-year-olds last Carson City All-Star team in title contention

June 23, 2018 — The Carson 10-year-old all-star team is the only city squad still in contention for a district championship after a 19-7 thrashing of Sparks National on Saturday at Governors Field. The 10s, 2-1 in tournament play, have a lot of work to do coming out of

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Darrell Moody: Carson High needs a boys tennis coach

June 23, 2018 — Carson High is on the lookout for a new boys tennis coach to replace Justin Clark, who stepped down after last season. "I think he got burnt out," CHS athletic director Blair Roman said. "He's been involved with tennis for 32 straight years, and he

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Carson City 10s roar back, fall short at Little League tourney

June 22, 2018 — The Carson City 10-year-old all-star team dug itself a monumental hole to start the game, and could never quite recover. Truckee scored 10 times in the first inning and withstood a valiant Carson City comeback en route to a 16-14 win Friday night in the

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Carson City 11-year-olds fall at All-Star tourney

June 21, 2018 — It was a rough day all the way around for the Carson City 11-year-old all-star team. It started with some problems with paperwork for starting shortstop Jeremy Hernandez, and that delayed the game for approximately 30 minutes. The issue was eventually sorted out, and Hernandez

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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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