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Lakers heat up in second half, beat Loyalton (1)

December 18, 2014 — 

The North Tahoe boys basketball team ran its win streak to six games with a 64-47 nonleague win over visiting Loyalton on Tuesday. The Lakers got off to a slow …

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Truckee basketball | Boys can’t keep pace with visiting Vikings (2)

December 18, 2014 — 

About three minutes after tipoff, the Wolverines were in trouble. The visiting South Tahoe boys basketball team used its size advantage and quickness to dominate the first half of Tuesday’s …

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Truckee basketball | Girls drop league opener against South Tahoe (3)

December 18, 2014 — 

The South Tahoe girls basketball team capitalized on repeated Truckee fouls and a tough shooting night by the host Wolverines to earn a 48-33 win in both teams’ league openers …

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Incline basketball | Girls rolling into league play (4)

December 17, 2014 — 

The Incline girls went 3-1 in the Whittell Tournament last week and routed visiting Portola 72-23 on Monday. The Highlanders opened the tournament with a 75-21 win over host Whittell. …

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Incline basketball | State champion Highlanders poised for title defense (5)

December 17, 2014 — 

The top Division III girls basketball teams in the state are game-planning to take down the defending champs from Incline — who, at least on paper, appear vulnerable after losing …

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Diamond Peak U16 athletes sweep age class (6)

December 17, 2014 — 

Diamond Peak Ski Team racers Belle Johnson and Winston Pretti each won their respective age classes in a Far West slalom event at Mammoth Mountain on Dec. 6 and 7. …

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Incline basketball | Boys lighting up scoreboard (7)

December 17, 2014 — 

The Incline boys confirmed that they can put points on the board. The Highlanders, who are off to a 7-1 start, swept their four games in the Whittell Tournament before …

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Truckee basketball | Boys not deterred by undersized roster (8)

December 16, 2014 — 

One thing is certain about the 2014-15 Wolverines: They are not going to overwhelm anyone with their size. So they had better dial in ever other aspect of their game, …

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Far West Nordic Academic Team named (9)

December 16, 2014 — 

Far West Nordic recognized 21 high school student-athletes who have a GPA of 3.5 or higher as part of its Far West Nordic Academic Team. Far West Nordic Academic Team …

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Truckee basketball | Girls defeat Lund, Hug, improve to 2-0 (10)

December 16, 2014 — 

In its first action of the season, the Truckee girls basketball team defeated Lund and Hug in a round-robin tournament hosted by Hug on Saturday. The Wolverines defeated Lund 57-30 …

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North Tahoe basketball | Girls compete in Whittell Tournament (11)

December 16, 2014 — 

The North Tahoe girls basketball team tuned up for league play in the Whittell Tournament last week. The Lakers finished 0-4, falling 57-25 to Fall River, 58-36 to Owyhee, 54-19 …

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North Tahoe basketball | Boys go 5-0, win Arizona tournament (12)

December 15, 2014 — 

The North Tahoe boys basketball team improved to 6-4 on the year after going 5-0 and winning the Snake Pit Classic in Littlefield, Ariz., this past weekend. The Lakers opened …

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Truckee’s Guldemond, South Tahoe’s Anderson tops in Dew Tour slopestyle (13)

December 15, 2014 — 

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — Truckee slopestyle snowboarder Chas Guldemond earned the second Dew Tour win of his career on the final day of competition in Breckenridge, Colo., on Sunday. Landing a …

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Yater-Wallace edges Wise in Dew Tour halfpipe (14)

December 15, 2014 — 

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — David Wise has a new rival. Under a setting sun at the 10th annual Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo., on Saturday, Wise and Torin Yater-Wallace put down …

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Junior Midgets’ season ends in Best of the West championship (15)

December 11, 2014 — 

The Truckee Junior Midgets enjoyed an impressive run — 10 straight wins, a Snow Bowl title and the Pacific Northwest Regional championship. The run came to an end this past …

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North Tahoe basketball | Lakers boast height, skill for success (16)

December 11, 2014 — 

The height column on the North Tahoe boys basketball roster reads like a Division III coach’s dream — 6-7, 6-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2. In fact, it’s Lakers coach Frank Wright’s …

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Donner Party Mountain Runners | California International Marathon caps running season (17)

December 11, 2014 — 

Last Sunday, more than 9,000 runners lined up in Folsom for the 32nd annual California International Marathon. Weather conditions were ideal, with sunny skies and temperatures in the 50s. Among …

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Women’s speed team looking to rebound from tough year (18)

December 11, 2014 — 

New U.S. Ski Team women’s speed coach Stef Abplanalp sat in the front of the room in the Chateau Lake Louise and looked out at the assembled group of nine …

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Incline football, North Tahoe Lacrosse benefit from generous donation (19)

December 11, 2014 — 

For the second year in a row, a fireworks extravaganza fundraiser sponsored by the Marc Monte Foundation and Gar Woods in Carnelian Bay delivered much-needed donations to several North Shore …

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Incline basketball | Boys look to ride depth, talent to Division III title (20)

December 11, 2014 — 

On any given night, any one of Incline’s starting five could be high point man. Unless they are all outgunned by someone off the bench. The Highlanders’ collective scoring savvy …

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