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Vikings football rallies past Elko, clinches playoff berth

October 23, 2017 — The South Tahoe Vikings won their fourth straight football game Friday night in Elko and clinched a postseason berth in the process. The Vikings rallied from a 13-6 halftime deficit to beat the Indians 26-13. After traveling on a bus for about eight hours, the

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Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows invests $4 million into snow safety

October 22, 2017 — Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is upping the ante for the 2017-18 ski and snowboard season with a $4 million investment in the resort's snow safety program. The resort has leased an Astar 350 B3 helicopter, purchased four new avalaunchers, and nearly tripled the size of

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Whittell falls to Virginia City in heavyweight 1A clash

October 21, 2017 — VIRGINIA CITY, NEVADA — The Whittell Warriors knew exactly what was coming Saturday afternoon, but they couldn't stop it. With a share of the 1A Northern West 8-Man League championship and No. 1 seed in the playoffs on the line, the Virginia City Muckers used a

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Thrill seekers land backflips into Lake Tahoe from 99-foot rope swing (videos)

October 21, 2017 — Standing on a hunting stand attached to a tree in D.L. Bliss State Park 140 feet above Lake Tahoe, Nick Coulter listens to his friend shout the countdown. "Three…two…one!" He pushes off, clinging to the handle of the 46-foot rope swing as he launches out

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Vikings soccer girls celebrate senior night with rout of Elko

October 20, 2017 — The South Tahoe girls' soccer program celebrated its seniors Friday night, Oct. 20, under the lights at halftime of its 3A Northern League clash against Elko. Aside from crushing the Indians 3-0, the four seniors will likely remember most the halftime ceremony when they stood

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Rodriguez’s save helps Vikings tie rival Truckee

October 20, 2017 — South Tahoe goalie Sergio Rodriguez knew a shot was about to come his way. And with the game tied in stoppage time, Rodriguez saved the day. Rodriguez's sprawling save Wednesday, Oct. 18, helped the Vikings earn a 3-3 tie with rival Truckee at South Tahoe

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Whittell, Virginia City battle for 1A Northern supremacy

October 20, 2017 — Whittell senior Alex Byer compares Saturday's football game against Virginia City to a midterm exam. The previous seven games were like tests the Warriors were just trying to get through, and they did with straight As. But the midterm carries the most weight. "It's make

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Short-handed Viking volleyers sweep Churchill

October 20, 2017 — South Tahoe jumped on Churchill early Wednesday night and was never threatened. The Vikings volleyball team won the first set 25-6, the second 25-13 and cruised to a sweep with a 25-22 third set. The win clinched at least sixth place in the 3A Northern

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Vikings journey to Elko seeking 4th straight win, playoff berth

October 20, 2017 — When most people are drinking their morning coffee and getting ready for work Friday, Oct. 20, the South Tahoe football team will be on a bus headed for Elko, Nevada. And those same people will likely be asleep when the Vikings return home at 3

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Lake Tahoe college soccer teams rolling at halfway point in GVC

October 19, 2017 — Lake Tahoe Community College's men's and women's soccer teams finished the first half of Golden Valley Conference play with victories Friday afternoon over Shasta College in South Lake Tahoe. The women won 5-0 and the men 8-0. The women finished the first round by out

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South Tahoe doubles team wins 3A Northern Region title

October 18, 2017 — South Tahoe's Abby Burns and Gabbi Fisher were the last team standing in the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association 3A Northern Region Tennis Championships Friday, Oct. 13, and Saturday, Oct. 14, at Tahoe Donner Association in Truckee. The duo won one match Friday and then brought

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Laughter and tears part of 4th annual California Avalanche Workshop

October 18, 2017 — There were tears. There were awesome, and sometimes scary, pictures and videos of snowy scenes. There were a ton of laughs. And there was a very vague winter snow forecast for the Sierra Nevada. Backcountry lovers on Saturday, Oct. 14, filled Duke Theater at Lake

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South Tahoe FC Fury 07 wins U11 tourney in Reno

October 18, 2017 —

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Shorthanded South Tahoe Viking volleyers split pair

October 18, 2017 — The South Tahoe Vikings volleyers battled Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13 and 14, without two of their top players and split a pair of matches. They lost Friday night 3-1 (25-19, 25-21, 18-25, 25-23) to Elko on the road before bouncing back Saturday with a

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South Tahoe Vikings boys’ soccer beats defending-champ Sparks, Lowry

October 18, 2017 — With two victories in two days, including one over the defending state 3A champions, the South Tahoe boys' soccer team is right in the playoff mix. The Vikings scored three second-half goals Friday night, Oct. 13, to stun their hosts, and defending champ, Sparks 3-2

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STMS 7th grade boys and girls cross country teams win league championships

October 18, 2017 — The South Tahoe Middle School seventh grade boys' and girls' cross country teams each captured Tah-Neva League championships Thursday, Oct. 12, at Kahle Park. Over 450 athletes came together for the championship races. The girls had six runners finish in the top 11 out of

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Whittell football scores 104 in slugfest with Mineral County

October 17, 2017 — The undefeated Whittell Warriors put up triple digits Friday night in winning their seventh consecutive football game. Three Warrior ball carriers rushed for over 230 yards to lead Whittell over the Mineral County Serpents 104-58 at South Tahoe Middle School. The win sets up an

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Tahoe MedWAR Challenge creating real life wilderness survival skills

October 15, 2017 — Baldwin Beach at sunrise on Sept. 9, was buzzing with participants and volunteers for the 2017 Tahoe MedWAR Challenge as they prepared for the 7 a.m. start to a grueling 25 mile race complete with kayaking, trekking, mountain biking, and putting their wilderness medical skills

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Lake Tahoe Community College women, men soccer teams both in national poll

October 14, 2017 — For the first time in Golden Valley Conference history, men's and women's soccer teams from the same school are nationally ranked at the same time. Lake Tahoe Community College's Lady Coyotes broke into the United Soccer Coaches Junior College Division III National Poll Tuesday for

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Vikings football romps past Dayton for 3rd straight win

October 13, 2017 — DAYTON, NEVADA — Neither the sweet smell of funnel cakes nor the strong rendition of Neil Diamond's Sweet Caroline from the Dayton marching band pregame Friday night could sidetrack South Tahoe from its mission of winning a third straight football game. From the mountains and

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