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Donovan, Mae Flynn win 33rd Donner Lake Triathlon (1)

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 (2)

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 (3)

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 (4)

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 (5)

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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Wiens, Nash win Tahoe Trail 100K (6)

July 24, 2014 — 

More than 400 mountain bikers competed in the Tahoe Trail 100K and 50K races at Northstar California Resort this past Saturday, with top finishers in the 100K receiving a chance …

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Squaw Mountain Run returning Aug. 2 (7)

July 24, 2014 — 

Now in its 34th year, the historic Squaw Mountain Run is expected to draw more than 500 runners when it returns to the slopes of Squaw Valley on Saturday, Aug. …

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Talented field slated to compete in annual Incline lacrosse tourney (8)

July 24, 2014 — 

More than 60 lacrosse teams from around the country will gather in Incline Village this weekend for the annual Lake Tahoe Lacrosse Tournament. The fundraising event, sponsored by High Sierra …

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Thunderstorms make for exciting Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs (9)

July 22, 2014 — 

George Ruiz, director of the Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs, suspected that summer thunderstorms would one day crash his event. In year 14, the lightning finally struck. “It was really …

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Betsy Nye, Paul Sweeney impressive in Hardrock 100 (10)

July 22, 2014 — 

Few athletes know the 100.5-mile Hardrock Endurance Run course quite like Betsy Nye. On July 12 Nye, an experienced ultrarunner from Truckee, recorded her 13th finish in what is widely …

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Mark Rypien roars to ACC win (11)

July 21, 2014 — 

STATELINE — It was a finish for the ages. Mark Rypien finished eagle-birdie-birdie for 12 points to grab the weather-delayed 25th annual American Century Championship Sunday at Edgewood Tahoe Golf …

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ACC field gunning for Sorenstam (12)

July 18, 2014 — 

STATELINE – The 25th anniversary of the American Century Championship has shaped up to be Annika Sorenstam against the field. Most of the money is on the former LPGA great …

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Tahoe-Truckee athletes make presence felt at June Lake Tri (13)

July 16, 2014 — 

The June Lake Triathlon this past Saturday had a distinct Tahoe-Truckee feel. Athletes from the Tahoe area fared well in all four races, which included the typical Olympic and sprint …

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U.S. vet is feel-good story of ACC (14)

July 16, 2014 — 

Despite a horrific-ending deployment to Iraq, Chad Pfeifer has found new life. The former Army corporal lost his left leg after an improvised-explosive device (IED) hit his vehicle during a …

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25th ACC kicks off with Celeb-Am (15)

July 16, 2014 — 

The American Century Championship began its 25th tournament at Edgewood-Tahoe with the South Tahoe Celeb-Am on Tuesday morning. Sterling Sharpe’s team came in first place with a score of 51. …

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Incline coach returns from elite camp (16)

July 16, 2014 — 

As head coach of the Division III state runner-up Incline boys basketball team, Tim Kelly is accustomed to quality basketball. But not quite like he witnessed at the adidas Unrivaled …

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Rojas, Wild win 2nd stop of O’Neill Paddleboard Series (17)

July 15, 2014 — 

Rob Rojas likes to earn his victories convincingly. After setting a course record and winning by nearly two and a half minutes in the opening event of the O’Neill SUP …

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Elway sets sights on American Century Championship (18)

July 15, 2014 — 

Driving is just one of many talents for NFL legend John Elway. His legacy began by taking the wheel of the Denver Broncos offense in 1983 culminating with back-to-back Super …

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Friday Fodder: Fajardo can break records if he stays healthy (19)

July 11, 2014 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . . What does Nevada Wolf Pack quarterback Cody Fajardo have left to prove as he enters his senior season? The 22-year-old really …

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Northstar to host Leadville Trail 100 qualifier (20)

July 11, 2014 — 

Northstar California Resort will host the Tahoe Trail 100-Kilometer Race on July 19, allowing area mountain bikers a chance to qualify for the Leadville Trail 100 in Colorado. Riders will …

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