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Tahoe disc golf: King of the Lake returning this summer (1)

April 16, 2014 — 

The summer of 2014 will be a hot one for disc golf in North Lake Tahoe, highlighted by the return of the Sierra Tahoe Series and the return of a …

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Incline baseball, softball | Highlanders drop league games at Lions (2)

April 16, 2014 — 

The Highlanders ran into some stiff competition at Yerington on Saturday. The Incline baseball team, which was previously unbeaten in Division III play, lost both games of their league doubleheader …

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Wyatt Fereday claims Billy Dutton Uphill victory (3)

April 15, 2014 — 

The Billy Dutton Uphill title is back in the hands of a cross-country skier. Skier Wyatt Fereday, who last year finished second to runner JP Donovan, shaved nearly three minutes …

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Squaw’s Irwin, Lazzareschi win Subaru Freeride Series stop (4)

April 15, 2014 — 

Squaw Valley snowboarders Iris Lazzareschi and Andrew Irwin both took top honors in the final stop of the 2014 Subaru Freeride Series and Freeride World Qualifier at Big Sky Resort, …

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Truckee baseball | Wolverines return to diamond for emotional home series (5)

April 14, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE — An inspired group of Wolverines rallied for a comeback win over visiting Spring Creek on Friday but could not close out the league series, as the Spartans won …

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Incline track | Highlanders set personal-bests at Dayton Invitational (6)

April 10, 2014 — 

Every member of the Incline track and field team set a new seasonal personal record competing against all divisions of schools at the Dayton Invitational this past Saturday. Incline’s girls …

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Sugar Bowl hosts Far West U10/12 Championships (7)

April 10, 2014 — 

Far West skiers raced four events in each age group at the U10/12 Championships at Sugar Bowl this past weekend. The U10 racers competed in slalom, giant slalom, big G …

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North Tahoe track | Lakers competitive among Division I contingent (8)

April 10, 2014 — 

The North Tahoe track and field team competed among the large schools of Northern Nevada at the Northwest Invitational at McQueen High School this past Saturday. The Lakers fared best …

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Truckee track | Wolverines compete in Le Febvre Relays (9)

April 10, 2014 — 

Before their spring break, the Truckee track and field team traveled to Placer High School in Auburn to participate in the longest-running track meet in Northern California, the 76th Annual …

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Nico Monforte recovering from badly broken leg (10)

April 10, 2014 — 

Nico Monforte was ready to end his first full NorAm skicross season on a high note at the Freestyle Junior World Championships in Valmalenco, Italy, this past weekend. He never …

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North Tahoe baseball | Experienced Lakers eyeing playoff berth (11)

April 10, 2014 — 

The Lakers now feel like they belong in the postseason every year. That’s the kind of confidence that comes with a few consecutive playoff appearances. Off to a 5-1 start …

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High Altitude Fitness climbing comp goes off without a hitch (12)

April 10, 2014 — 

High Altitude Fitness in Incline Village held its first climbing competition in three years on Saturday, March 22. The morning started with the first Northern California Regional Sport Climbing Series …

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Incline baseball | Hot start for Highlanders, offense (13)

April 10, 2014 — 

So far, the Highlanders have relied on out-slugging their opposition. And so far, it’s worked. The Incline baseball team has compiled a 7-2 record through nine games (6-0 in league) …

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Incline Middle School wrestlers compete in Tah-Neva Championship (14)

April 10, 2014 — 

The Incline Middle School wrestling team has enjoyed a successful season so far with the addition of coaches Jason Roseberry and Frank Serrano.   Six IMS wrestlers, over half the …

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Incline softball | Nelson, Keller powering Highlanders in early season (15)

April 10, 2014 — 

You can’t complain about having eight seniors on a softball team, and Incline coach Kelley Thompson is certainly not. “We have eight seniors, so we have a lot of experience. …

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Incline golf | Cornell wins at Eagle Valley (16)

April 10, 2014 — 

Led by sophomore Mitchell Cornell, the Incline golf team finished runner-up in a Division III tournament at Eagle Valley Golf Course in Carson City last week. Cornell broke par for …

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Sports column: Reflecting on a fallen friend (17)

April 8, 2014 — 

Mike Ellis was equal parts coach, mentor and friend. He proudly served as head coach of the Truckee High varsity baseball team the past decade, building the program into a …

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North Tahoe baseball | Lakers split two vs. Yerington (18)

April 8, 2014 — 

TAHOE VISTA — The North Tahoe baseball team split its Division III doubleheader against visiting Yerington on Monday, bouncing back from a 3-0 loss with a 4-2 win in the …

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Truckee baseball | Vikings take two at Regional Park (19)

April 8, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE — The Truckee baseball team lost both games of a league doubleheader against South Tahoe at Truckee River Regional Park on Saturday, 15-2 and 14-5. Liam Loftis earned the …

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Truckee High baseball coach, 46, dies over weekend (20)

April 7, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Truckee High baseball program lost its charismatic leader Saturday night. Mike Ellis, who took over as head coach of the Wolverines in 2005 and had led …

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