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Low numbers force North Tahoe High to scrap football season (1)

August 19, 2014 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — The North Tahoe football program finally reached a worst-case scenario. After grappling with numbers for the better part of the past decade, longtime North Tahoe head …

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Inaugural Tahoe 200-Mile Endurance Run to test athletes (2)

August 14, 2014 — 

Aside from, maybe, Forrest Gump, not even the hardiest runner would want to tackle a foot race from Lake Tahoe to San Francisco. An equidistant course along the Tahoe Rim …

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Youth golfers battle in 4th tour stop (3)

August 14, 2014 — 

The Resort at Squaw Creek golf course was in outstanding condition for the 52 youth golfers who competed in the fourth leg of the Truckee Tahoe Junior Golf Tour last …

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Tahoe teen fares well in national rock climbing competition (4)

August 14, 2014 — 

Teenage rock climbing extraordinaire Stefan Fellner represented Lake Tahoe well at the Sport Climbing Series National Championship in Atlanta on July 13. Climbing for High Altitude Fitness in Incline Village, …

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Tahoe City fast-pitch legends to be honored at Colfax tourney (5)

August 14, 2014 — 

Three Northern California communities that in the 1970s and 1980s were united by fast pitch softball will come together one more time next week when the Colfax Recreation Association hosts …

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Sweeney tops field in Genoa Peak Madathon (6)

August 12, 2014 — 

Keeping with his familiar routine, Paul Sweeney ran without a watch Saturday during the second annual Genoa Peak Madathon. Sweeney did know two things while he was out on the …

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Evan Vomund, Kristin Walstad win Northstar Mountain Run (7)

August 11, 2014 — 

With the way he’s been eating up hills this summer, Evan Vomund’s high school cross-county coach warned that he was a threat to win any given race in the Tahoe …

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Truckee native on target during Adjutant General’s Marksmanship Match (8)

August 8, 2014 — 

HAWTHORNE, Nev. – Consider yourself fortunate if you find yourself sharing a foxhole during combat with Nevada Army Guard Staff Sgt. Frank Nash. After narrowly claiming the title at the …

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U.S. Ski Team coach joins Sugar Bowl staff (9)

August 8, 2014 — 

The Sugar Bowl Ski Team and Academy bolstered its all-star lineup of coaches with the hiring of Seth McCadam as head U16 coach and director of alpine athlete development. McCadam …

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North Tahoe Aquatics successful in Quincy Invite (10)

August 8, 2014 — 

The North Tahoe Aquatics team earned an abundance of quality finishes at the Quincy Invitational Swim Meet on July 26-27. Twelve members of the team competed, with 6-year-old Alec Bruce …

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Incline golfer pursuing pro career (11)

August 7, 2014 — 

Back in her Incline High School playing days, when four-time state champion Katelyn Wright ruled Nevada’s 2A golf landscape, she dreamed of one day bursting onto the LPGA Tour. She …

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Genoa Peak Madathon to challenge runners (12)

August 5, 2014 — 

Runners from across the country will on hand Saturday for the second annual Genoa Peak Madathon marathon and half-marathon races in Genoa. They could just as easily be described as …

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Donovan uses late surge to win Squaw Mountain Run (13)

August 5, 2014 — 

JP Donovan was struggling to maintain fifth place near the end of a brutal Squaw Mountain Run when he managed to find another gear. “I gave it one last shot …

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34th annual Squaw Mountain Run slated for Saturday (14)

July 31, 2014 — 

Only time will tell which heavy hitters of the local running community compete in the 2014 Squaw Mountain Run. Regardless, organizers expect more than 500 participants to put their legs …

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Junior golfers post solid scores on third tour stop (15)

July 31, 2014 — 

A record number of low scores were shot on the third stop of the Truckee Tahoe Junior Golf Tour at Ponderosa Golf Course last week. Ponderosa is one of the …

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JP Donovan, Anna Mae Flynn win 33rd Donner Lake Triathlon (16)

July 29, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE — By the time JP Donovan coasted down Old Highway 40 on his bike — with not a single competitor in sight — he had all but secured the …

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Donner Lake Triathlon back for 33rd year (17)

July 25, 2014 — 

One of the longest-running triathlons in the country, the Donner Lake Triathlon, is set to return to West End Beach for the 33rd year this Saturday and Sunday. The event …

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Friday Fodder: Nevada football earned media’s lack of respect (18)

July 25, 2014 — 

If you believe the Nevada Wolf Pack football team was disrespected by the Mountain West’s media this week, well, you are right. But the Wolf Pack has nobody to blame …

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Fallon’s Josh Mauga signs with Chiefs (19)

July 24, 2014 — 

Josh Mauga’s biggest opponent in his five-year NFL career has been his body. Injuries started to plague the inside linebacker and 2005 Fallon High grad during his last two years …

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Rock climbing event coming to Donner Summit (20)

July 24, 2014 — 

Rock climbers in the Truckee-Tahoe area might want to mark this event on their calendars. The Truckee Sports Exchange is gearing up to host the inaugural Boulder Bash, a climbing …

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