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South Tahoe football enters Franklin era, confident in turnaround (1)

August 25, 2015 — 

When the South Tahoe football team kicks off its 2015 campaign, it will mark the start of a new era. Under the direction of first-year head coach Louis Franklin, the …

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Trying for three: South Tahoe girls soccer aims for third straight state championship with new coach, young team (2)

August 25, 2015 — 

After an offseason characterized by change, the ultimate goal remains the same for the South Tahoe girls soccer team. The Vikings enter the 2015 season with a new coach and …

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Jamie Anderson of South Lake Tahoe golden again, wins snowboard slopestyle at Winter Games NZ (3)

August 24, 2015 — 

WANAKA, New Zealand — Jamie Anderson finished atop the podium at the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015, and showed off a new trick in the process. The South Lake …

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Get attached: An introduction to clipless pedals (4)

August 24, 2015 — 

For anyone new to mountain biking, “clipless” pedals can be a daunting proposition. Forget the oxymoronic nature of their name — it’s not worth explaining. The style involves being attached …

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Puck potential: Los Angeles Jr. Kings training camp highlights South Lake Tahoe’s promise as hockey destination (5)

August 21, 2015 — 

An elite junior hockey team from Southern California spent four days on the South Shore for its preseason training camp this week. And for Tahoe Sports and Entertainment, which operates …

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Take a hike: Bayview Trailhead not short on views (6)

August 21, 2015 — 

The South Shore’s Bayview Trailhead lives up to its name — and offers some surprises. A pair of two-hour hikes off the trailhead provides aerial views of Emerald Bay, Cascade …

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Primal Quest: 11 teams, one grueling course in Lake Tahoe (7)

August 21, 2015 — 

Grueling conditions, a non-stop pace and a myriad of obstacles awaited 11 teams the second they burst from the start line near the top of Heavenly Mountain Resort’s Gondola on …

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Whittell football gets back on the gridiron in Zephyr Cove (8)

August 21, 2015 — 

ZEPHYR COVE — The Whittell football team traded backpacks for helmets and shoulder pads Monday, Aug. 17, getting back to football after the first day of school. After a turnaround …

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Tahoe Blue Vodka wins Kahle softball championship, finishes unbeaten (9)

August 20, 2015 — 

ZEPHYR COVE — Tahoe Blue Vodka finished the 2015 Kahle coed softball league on top and unbeaten. The champions capped an undefeated season with a 14-5 win over the Opal …

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Francies remembered: South Lake Tahoe celebrates life of Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy with memorial paddle out (10)

August 20, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Carlos Francies drowned in a tragic accident in Lake Tahoe on Aug. 13, and less than a week later the local community returned to the waters …

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Lake Tahoe CC men’s soccer helps South Lake Tahoe’s AYSO youth league kick off season (11)

August 18, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Local youth soccer players kicked off their upcoming campaign in style, and did so with the help of the Lake Tahoe Community College men’s soccer team. …

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Muscles en masse: Tahoe Show bodybuilding competition back at MontBleu for fifth year (12)

August 18, 2015 — 

STATELINE — Since its debut five years ago, the Tahoe Show Bodybuilding Championship has been the biggest in Northern Nevada — and it continues to grow. The fifth-annual bodybuilding show …

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Gear Review: The Kona Mahuna 29er mountain bike (13)

August 18, 2015 — 

The 29er mountain bike — any bike designed around a 29-inch wheel set — was a novelty less than a decade ago. But, what started as a niche market idea …

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Primal Quest adventure race returning to Lake Tahoe (14)

August 17, 2015 — 

Remember when adventure racing was all the rage? The niche sport — actually a combination of multiple outdoor sports bundled into one event — has undoubtedly lost some luster since …

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Three yoga poses for recovering cyclists (15)

August 17, 2015 — 

Biking isn’t gentle on anyone’s body.Miles in the saddle looking down at the road can lead to constriction in the jaw and neck, tension in the low back, tightness in …

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Ladies Bike Night hits the trail for first time (16)

August 14, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Women of varying skill levels hit local trails on mountain bikes last Wednesday to put the wheels in motion for a unique partnership. The first Ladies …

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Girl Power: Summit Hunnies helping women conquer the outdoors (17)

August 14, 2015 — 

Justeen Ferguson has always loved the outdoors. And she’s sharing that passion with local women.The South Lake Tahoe native founded Summit Hunnies to help ladies connect with the outdoors — …

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Mac the Naw: Heat is on, fishing is strong (18)

August 13, 2015 — 

Hello fellow anglers; the heat is on and the fishing is good. Last week, Renee and I went in another direction. We headed down to Walker, Calif. — and what …

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Suiting up: South Tahoe football breaks out shoulder pads during two-a-days (19)

August 13, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — In the midst of two-a-day practices, the South Tahoe football team is continuing to make strides toward its 2015 campaign. The Vikings put on shoulder pads …

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Harrah’s Lakeshow wins Kahle flag football championship (20)

August 11, 2015 — 

ZEPHYR COVE — The latest Douglas County Parks and Recreation flag football league championship belongs to the Lakeshow. Harrah’s Lakeshow downed the Violators 13-6 in the championship game last Wednesday …

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