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X Games Superpipe: Truckee’s Danny Davis golden again in Aspen (w/ video) (1)

January 23, 2015 — 

ASPEN, Colo. — Truckee’s Danny Davis and the rising stars of snowboarding crashed Shaun White’s party Thursday night at the Winter X Games. White, the snowboarding legend who’s won more …

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Truckee teenager stamps ticket to Scandinavian Cup (2)

January 22, 2015 — 

For American Nordic ski racers, U.S. Nationals is the one event each year that has the highest stakes and the fiercest competition. The weeklong, four-race event features the best American …

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High Altitude Fitness to hold fundraiser for young climber (3)

January 22, 2015 — 

Ten-year-old High Altitude Fitness climber Marina Hendricks is showing the world what it means to be a rock star (pun intended). The young Tahoe City resident is one of 35 …

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Large turnout for Sierra Skogsloppet (4)

January 22, 2015 — 

A total of 118 Nordic ski racers took to the sunny trails of Auburn Ski Club for the annual Sierra Skogsloppet on Monday. The event featured four race distances — …

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Ryan Stassel wins FIS World Championship slopestyle contest (5)

January 22, 2015 — 

Olympian Ryan Stassel of the Auburn Ski Club snowboard team dominated the slopestyle field to take home his first ever FIS World Championship title in Kreischerg, Austria, on Wednesday. In …

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Tahoe Basin Ski League | Laker boys, Truckee girls earn dual slalom victories (6)

January 22, 2015 — 

The North Tahoe boys and Truckee girls captured wins in the fourth Tahoe Basin Ski League race of the season at Heavenly on Wednesday. Host South Tahoe took the overall …

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Tahoe’s Maddie Bowman takes gold at X Games (7)

January 22, 2015 — 

ASPEN, Colo. — With light snow falling and the bright lights of ESPN illuminating the night, Maddie Bowman launched the 2015 Winter X Games in record-setting fashion Wednesday. Bowman, the …

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Tahoe Basin Ski League | Wolverines, Lakers go 1-2 in Alpine slalom (8)

January 20, 2015 — 

Truckee and North Tahoe swept the top two spots overall in a Tahoe Basin Ski League slalom race at Alpine on Thursday. The win marked the second straight for the …

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Truckee basketball | Vaqueros defend home court against Wolverines (9)

January 20, 2015 — 

The Truckee girls and boys basketball teams both lost Northern Division I-A games at Fernley on Saturday, the girls by a score of 36-32 and the boys 62-41. The girls …

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CNISSF Nordic racing | Exciting action in soggy Sugar Bowl Freestyle (10)

January 20, 2015 — 

In weather that would be better suited for an Oregon Ducks football game than a cross-country race at 7,000 feet in the Sierra Nevada, the CNISSF High School and Middle …

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Lindsey Vonn passes Moser-Proell for most World Cup wins (11)

January 19, 2015 — 

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy — The alpine ski racing world once thought that Austrian Annemarie Moser-Proell’s string of 62 World Cup wins from 1970-1980 would never be broken. Then came Lindsey …

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Kings Beach family selected as finalists in national fitness contest (12)

January 15, 2015 — 

The Shomoforth family from Kings Beach earned a paid vacation to Miami, Fla., simply by getting fit. Through the Boys and Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe, Lana, Ed, Sunshine …

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Truckee basketball | Boys take down Dust Devils at home (13)

January 15, 2015 — 

The Truckee boys are on the board. After an 0-5 start in Northern Division I-A play, the Wolverines played a consistent game on both ends of the floor to earn …

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Truckee basketball | Girls turn slow start into big league win (14)

January 15, 2015 — 

The Truckee girls seemed on their way to a low-scoring, defensive struggle against visiting Dayton on Tuesday. Then they heated up. After falling behind 7-4 by the end of the …

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Incline basketball to induct three into Hall of Fame (15)

January 14, 2015 — 

The Incline High basketball program will host its second annual Hall of Fame fundraiser the night of Saturday, Jan. 24. The evening will begin with a dinner and banquet at …

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Diamond Peak skiers fare well at Squaw Valley (16)

January 14, 2015 — 

The region’s U14 Far West alpine skiers converged on Squaw Valley on Jan. 3-4 for two days of parallel slalom racing on Mott’s Madness off the upper mountain Siberia Express …

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Diamond Peak skiers impress in Wild West Series (17)

January 14, 2015 — 

Sugar Bowl Resort hosted the first Wild West Series of the season this past Friday through Sunday. The U16 only series includes three slalom, three giant slalom and three super …

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Boys earn league wins over Pershing County, Silver Stage (18)

January 14, 2015 — 

The Incline boys were up to their old tricks against visiting Pershing County on Friday, slashing to the hoop, gunning 3-pointers at will and creating havoc on defense en route …

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Incline basketball | Girls alone in first place after comeback win (19)

January 14, 2015 — 

Not a whole lot went right for the Incline girls in their state championship rematch against Pershing County on Friday — until crunch time. The Highlanders struggled offensively and trailed …

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CNISSF Nordic racing | Laker girls, Truckee boys victorious in Foothill Classic (20)

January 13, 2015 — 

High school and middle school Nordic ski racers took to the Auburn Ski Club this past Friday for the ASC Foothill Classic. In the high school race, which featured 99 …

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