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Local soccer players fare well in tournament (1)

April 15, 2014 — 

Ahlyssa Jordan Gonzalez and Haley Johnson of South Lake Tahoe played in the Comstock Shootout Tournament this past weekend with the Carson Valley United soccer team. CV United, in its …

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Reno 5k run to benefit homeless (2)

April 15, 2014 — 

A 5k run will take place Saturday to raise money and awareness for the homeless community in Reno. The Race of Grace starts on the Knowledge Center lawn at the …

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Lady Warriors fight back to split series (3)

April 15, 2014 — 

The Whittell varsity softball team split a doubleheader with visiting Coleville at Zephyr Cove Park on Saturday. The Lady Warriors dropped the first game 8-3. Sophomore Kelsey Kjer pitched a …

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Lady Vikings drop three to Lowry (4)

April 15, 2014 — 

The Lady Vikings were swept against Lowry Friday and Saturday. South Tahoe’s varsity softball team was leading Friday’s game 6-1 heading into the fifth inning when Lowry scored nine runs …

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South Tahoe’s winning streak ends at 10 games (5)

April 14, 2014 — 

The Vikings ended a record-breaking win streak at 10 games after losing the final game of a three-game series against Lowry in extra innings. The 10 wins is the longest …

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South Tahoe rider wins boardercross gold (6)

April 11, 2014 — 

South Lake Tahoe’s Tony Piccinonno picked up gold in boardercross during last week’s USASA Nationals in Copper Mountain, Colo. The 12-year-old competes in the menehune division for 10 and 11 …

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Golf courses opening for season (7)

April 11, 2014 — 

The Tahoe Paradise Golf Course and Lake Tahoe Golf Course both opened for the 2014 season on Thursday. Dan D’Angelo is starting his first year as director of golf at …

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Health and Fitness: Best Backside Exercises (8)

April 11, 2014 — 

Although lunges and squats tend to get all the glory when training the glutes, there are actually better exercises to target the backside. While most exercises work many muscle groups …

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Aces bats come alive to earn split (9)

April 11, 2014 — 

The Reno Aces ended their eight-game homestand by splitting a four game series against the Albuquerque Isotopes. The Aces dropped the first two games Monday and Tuesday nights. In Monday’s …

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Pitching improves Whittell varsity baseball season (10)

April 11, 2014 — 

The Whittell varsity baseball team is turning its season around after a less than stellar start. “We have five kids who have never played baseball before. It was either don’t …

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Friday Fodder: Nevada pitchers on course for record season (11)

April 10, 2014 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . . Carson High graduates Colby Blueberg and Adam Whitt have a chance to do something no other Wolf Pack pitcher has ever …

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Heavenly’s Baker has season to remember (12)

April 10, 2014 — 

Heavenly’s Taryn Baker finished her near perfect season at Squaw Valley’s Spring Mogul Mania during the weekend. “It was the most fun (competition) because it signals the end of the …

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Mac the Naw: Big fishing in Lake Tahoe (13)

April 10, 2014 — 

Hello fellow anglers. Well, here we are only two weeks away from the California opening day fishing season. This when most lakes, rivers and streams open for the year, and …

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Pitching lifts Vikings (14)

April 10, 2014 — 

South Tahoe High School’s baseball team beat Sparks 9-1 in a make-up game Wednesday afternoon. The game was originally scheduled for March 29, but postponed due to a snowstorm. Sergio …

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N.Y. Jets re-sign South Tahoe’s Garrett McIntyre (15)

April 10, 2014 — 

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The New York Jets have re-signed versatile backup linebacker Garrett McIntyre. McIntyre, a South Tahoe graduate, became a free agent last month after he was not …

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South Tahoe JV baseball takes two from Truckee, wins fifth straight (16)

April 8, 2014 — 

On Saturday, South Tahoe’s JV baseball team won both games of a doubleheader against Truckee extending its winning streak to five games. In the first game, the Vikings saw themselves …

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Vikings run winning streak to 7 after sweep of Truckee (17)

April 8, 2014 — 

The South Tahoe baseball team improved to 7-1 in Division I-A play with a doubleheader sweep, 15-2 and 14-5, at Truckee on Saturday. Liam Loftis earned the win in Game …

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Aces split opening series with El Paso (18)

April 8, 2014 — 

RENO — The Reno Aces split the season opening four-game series against the El Paso Chihuahuas at Aces Ballpark. “I think everyone is excited (to start the season) coming off …

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JV baseball wins three in a row (19)

April 4, 2014 — 

After losing six in a row, South Tahoe’s JV baseball team seems to be turning its season around by winning three straight games, for a 4-6 record overall and 3-3 …

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Health and Fitness: How to make an exercise harder (20)

April 4, 2014 — 

What happens when an exercise becomes too easy? Not only can you lose focus and effort, but in order for the body to respond and adapt an adequate stress must …

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