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South Tahoe senior wins Heavenly duals in last TBSL race (1)

January 23, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Maia Bickert ended her high school skiing career in a familiar place — atop the podium. The South Tahoe senior went out with a first-place finish …

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Draw not on Whittell alpine ski’s side at Heavenly; Idso takes 3rd (2)

January 23, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Already thin on depth, the Whittell alpine ski team didn’t get any breaks in the Tahoe Basin Ski League duals race at Heavenly Mountain Resort Wednesday. …

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Lake Tahoe Epic Curling starts winter league Jan. 25 (3)

January 23, 2015 — 

After hosting a number of learn-to-curl sessions over the holidays, Lake Tahoe Epic Curling (LTEC) is ready to start its winter curling league. The league hits the ice Sunday night. …

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Kyle Smaine wins halfpipe gold at World Championships debut (4)

January 23, 2015 — 

KREISCHBERG, Austria — Kyle Smaine made his debut at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships one to remember. The 23-year-old South Lake Tahoe skier dominated Kreischberg’s halfpipe competition …

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Tahoe Grizzlies mites in action at Lake Tahoe Invitational (5)

January 23, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The Tahoe Grizzlies fielded a pair of mite hockey teams at the 10th-annual lake Tahoe Invitational tournament last weekend at South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena. Pictures …

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South Tahoe alpine ski places 3rd at Alpine Meadows slalom (6)

January 22, 2015 — 

ALPINE MEADOWS, Calif. — In its first slalom race of the season, the South Tahoe alpine ski team battled a nearly team-wide illness to deliver a solid result. The Vikings …

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Tahoe Grizzlies squirts compete at Lake Tahoe Invitational (7)

January 22, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The Tahoe Grizzlies squirt hockey team, pictured against the Capital Thunder Saturday at South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena, went winless in four games at the 10th-annual …

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South Tahoe wrestlers compete at Armijo Invitational (8)

January 22, 2015 — 

FAIRFIELD, Calif. — In its last nonleague tune-up prior to the postseason, the South Tahoe wrestling team took to the mat at the Armijo Invitational last weekend. The Vikings took …

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Tahoe Grizzlies peewees beat Oakland Bears at Lake Tahoe Invitational (9)

January 22, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The Tahoe Grizzlies peewee hockey team won one of its four games at the 10th-annual Lake Tahoe Invitational tournament, beating the Oakland Bears 6-2 last Saturday …

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South Tahoe boys b-ball falls at Fallon, tied for 4th after first round (10)

January 20, 2015 — 

FALLON, Nev. — The South Tahoe basketball team traveled to Fallon for a critical league contest last Saturday — and the Greenwave delivered a much-needed and convincing win. The Vikings …

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Whittell alpine ski races slalom at Alpine Meadows (11)

January 20, 2015 — 

ALPINE MEADOWS, Calif. — The Whittell alpine ski team continued its Tahoe Basin Ski League campaign last Thursday with the first slalom race of the season. The Warriors’ performance at …

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Local quartet aims for gold at X Games Aspen (12)

January 20, 2015 — 

Four local athletes will take on the world’s top skiers and snowboarders this week at X Games Aspen 2015. Jamie Anderson, Maddie Bowman, Hannah Teter and Elena Hight will look …

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Whittell boys b-ball beats Mineral County in first-place showdown (13)

January 20, 2015 — 

HAWTHORNE, Nev. — In a battle of league unbeatens, the Whittell boys basketball team continued its winning ways. The Warriors beat Mineral County 59-36 last Saturday to notch a seventh …

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South Tahoe frosh boys b-ball loses to Fallon 63-54 (14)

January 20, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The South Tahoe freshman boys basketball team lost to visiting Fallon 63-54 last Saturday inside the STHS Blue Gym. Ian Smith led the Vikings with 13 …

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South Tahoe girls b-ball loses defensive struggle at Fallon (15)

January 20, 2015 — 

FALLON, Nev. — The first meeting between the South Tahoe and Fallon girls basketball teams wasn’t pretty — but the Greenwave were happy to end the first round of league …

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Tahoe Grizzlies bantams win title at Lake Tahoe Invitational (16)

January 20, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — On home ice, the Tahoe Grizzlies bantam hockey team delivered a championship. The Grizzlies won the Bantam B Division championship at the 10th-annual Lake Tahoe Invitational …

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Whittell girls b-ball beats Mineral County in OT (17)

January 20, 2015 — 

HAWTHORNE, Nev. — The Whittell girls basketball team simply isn’t bothered by the pressure that accompanies overtime. The Warriors edged Mineral County 62-61 on the road after an extra period …

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From the sidelines: To hill and back at Heavenly (18)

January 16, 2015 — 

Living in South Lake Tahoe has offered many unique outdoor opportunities in the four-month span since I moved here. Having visited the area once before during the summer, the opportunity …

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Heavenly Foundation skiers bring home gold and silver in Tahoe League opener (19)

January 16, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — A more than three-decade skiing series began anew last Saturday at Heavenly Mountain Resort. Heavenly’s race department hosted the Tahoe League Race Series opener, a circuit …

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Heavenly opens Groove Terrain Park, Mombo Trail (20)

January 16, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Flexing the power of the West Coast’s largest snowmaking system, Heavenly Mountain Resort opened new terrain Friday — including Groove Terrain Park and Mombo Trail. Located …

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