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Talented field slated to compete in annual Incline LaCrosse tourney (1)

July 25, 2014 — 

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

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Reno splits series with Salt Lake (2)

July 25, 2014 — 

Andy Marte lifted the Reno Aces over his former team Thursday night to earn a win and a series split with the Salt Lake Bees. Reno got on the board …

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Sunzeri named athletic director at South Tahoe High (3)

July 25, 2014 — 

South Tahoe High School’s athletic department will have a new face this year. Tony Sunzeri, a graduate of STHS, was named the new athletic director at the school after Doug …

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LTCC welcomes full camp (4)

July 24, 2014 — 

The Lake Tahoe Community College welcomed 35 campers to its inaugural soccer camp this week. LTCC’s mens soccer coach Ben Wade, along with five players from the school’s mens team, …

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Mac the Naw: Recent rain makes for unsure fishing (5)

July 24, 2014 — 

Hello fellow anglers, we are having some definite strange weather this year. Just a recommendation, if you plan to go into the back lakes that require driving on a dirt …

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Friday Fodder: Time for the Wolf Pack to wake up (6)

July 24, 2014 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . . If you believe the Nevada Wolf Pack football team was disrespected by the Mountain West’s media this week, well, you are …

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Second annual Meyers Mountain Bike Festival (7)

July 23, 2014 — 

After a successful first year, the Meyers Mountain Bike Festival is returning on Sunday, Aug. 10. “Last year was our first year and we had 300-400 people come through,” said …

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Rypien wins Friday afternoon’s Closest-to-the-Pin-Challenge (8)

July 22, 2014 — 

Not only did Mark Rypien win the overall American Century Championship this past weekend, he also won the Closest-to-the-Pin-Challenge Friday afternoon. The former NFL Pro-Bowl quarterback teed off from hole …

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Aces dominate in Keep Tahoe Blue night (9)

July 22, 2014 — 

The Reno Aces celebrated Keep Tahoe Blue night with a 7-1 win over the Tacoma Rainiers Saturday night. Mark Serrano earned his second straight win going five innings and allowing …

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South Reno tops South Tahoe in state tournament (10)

July 22, 2014 — 

The South Tahoe Babe Ruth All-Stars fell to South Reno 12-11 in extra innings of a back-and-fourth championship game during the state tournament Monday. The Vikings won the first game …

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Mark Rypien roars to ACC win (11)

July 20, 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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Whittell senior awarded scholarship at ACC (12)

July 20, 2014 — 

Whittell High School student Melissa Petty was named the recipient of the sixth annual Gene Upshaw Scholarship Award at the American Century Championship. Pro Football Hall of Famer Gene Upshaw …

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Leader of crowded pack (13)

July 20, 2014 — 

Roenick has plenty of company atop the leader board STATELINE — The logjam at the top of the 25th annual American Century Championship is reminiscent of the Bay Bridge during …

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All Stars play at tournament (14)

July 18, 2014 — 

The 13-year-old South Tahoe All-Stars played in a tournament last weekend held at Jack Tighe Memorial Park in Reno. The team was led by pitchers Kevin Lehmann, Chris Pfister and …

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From a ‘Loopers’ point of view (15)

July 18, 2014 — 

Caddies go almost unnoticed following around a golfer for a round appearing just as a shadow. What some people may not realize is a golfer’s caddy can play an important …

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Gunning for Sorenstam (16)

July 17, 2014 — 

STATELINE - Making book on the American Century Championship is never easy for Steve Schorr, but with the addition of Annika Sorenstam to the field this year his job got …

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Advantage at Edgewood (17)

July 17, 2014 — 

STATELINE — Quarterbacks have enjoyed unparalled success in the first 24 years of the American Century Championship. Three quarterbacks — Billy Joe Tolliver (four times), Mark Rypien and Chris Chandler …

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ACC celebrating silver anniversary (18)

July 17, 2014 — 

When NBC lost its contract with Major League Baseball and could no longer broadcast the games, they needed some events to take its place. Jon Miller, who ran programming for …

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Tolliver looking for second straight win (19)

July 16, 2014 — 

Billy Joe Tolliver’s modesty, or lack of it, dominated center stage at the ACC press conference Wednesday afternoon. “I’m the king of the Pro Am. I go out make a …

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ACC Notebook: Chad Pfeifer wants to play professional golf (20)

July 16, 2014 — 

STATELINE — Chad Pfeifer makes no bones about the fact he wants to play professional golf. “Absolutely,” said the 32-year-old Pfeifer, an Iraqi veteran, who lost the upper portion of …

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