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South Tahoe baseball begins Northern 3A conference play

March 21, 2017 — The South Tahoe High School baseball team began Northern 3A conference play last weekend, heading to Fallon for a three-game series against the Greenwave. After taking the first game of Friday's doubleheader, 5-4, the Vikings lost steam and subsequently fell to Greenwave, 5-0, in the […]

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South Tahoe swim team dives into 2017 season

March 21, 2017 — The South Tahoe High School swim team recently started its season, with several athletes giving top performances. The Vikings hosted Fernley, Reno, Spanish Springs and McQueen high schools for a March 14 meet at the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Center. Although the Vikings held their […]

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South Tahoe Vikings track team starts season

March 21, 2017 — The South Tahoe track and field team competed in its first meet of the season Saturday, March 18, at the Yerington Relays in Nevada. Overall, the girls placed sixth out of 14 teams, while the boys placed 12th out of 15 teams. "They have been […]

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Skibiking? Early life experience fuels former South Lake Tahoe resident’s passion

March 19, 2017 — "I ran across Skibikes at Homewood Ski Resort in Lake Tahoe in 1971. I rented one, had the time of my life and never looked back! What a rush! It's so much fun! I had found my new passion!" — Jeff Butcher, American SkiBike Association […]

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Anglers must adjust with higher water

March 19, 2017 — Hello, fellow anglers. Oh, am I ready to do some camping. We have a little over a month until the California opening of fishing season on rivers and streams. This year, the rivers are going to be running a little higher than usual. Now as […]

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Season underway

March 19, 2017 — After a week of preseason scrimmages, the South Tahoe Lady Vikings softball team officially began league play at Churchill March 16-17 to face off against Fallon's Lady Wave. South Tahoe was swept 17-0, 18-3 and 16-0, respectively, in the three-game series. Although not the result […]

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Whittell High’s Dismas Womack awarded scholarship to attend University of Jamestown

March 15, 2017 — George Whittell High School senior Dismas Womack was recently awarded an athletic and academic scholarship to play football at the University of Jamestown in North Dakota. He will attend in the fall of this year. "It's pretty unbelievable," said Womack. "I never thought it was […]

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South Tahoe Nordic ski team finishes season

March 15, 2017 — The South Lake Tahoe High School Nordic ski team completed its 2016-17 season at the California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation State Classic last month. The classic competition, hosted at the Auburn Ski Club, consisted of skiers taking on a hilly course that required two […]

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Squaw Valley World Cup: 20,000 fans joined hundreds of volunteers in celebration

March 15, 2017 — OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — Thanks to an unexpected scheduling opportunity, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows officials were able to work with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association to host a pair of women's races for the Audi FIS World Cup — and what a spectacular weekend […]

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South Lake Tahoe woman to bike cross-country, interviewing inspiring women

March 14, 2017 — In an effort to find the untold stories of women who are doing things that inspire, South Lake Tahoe resident Kerry Gross recently launched a cross-country interview project that she's calling "Women Who Dare." As part of the project, Gross, an adventure racer and all-around […]

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Mikaela Shiffrin sweeps at Squaw Valley, secures slalom title

March 12, 2017 — OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — With her fourth slalom globe already clinched, Mikaela Shiffrin outskied her rivals by more than a second Saturday to win her 31st career World Cup race. The victory was sealed when first-run leader Wendy Holdener, of Switzerland, skied off course just […]

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Squaw Valley World Cup: What it takes to prep a world-class ski course

March 10, 2017 — OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — When it comes to skiing at Lake Tahoe, there are the powder hounds and there are the racers, and both like very different snow conditions. While the powder hounds are basking in all of this fresh snow — leisurely going through […]

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Operation Rebound brings vets together; returns to Sierra-at-Tahoe Saturday

March 10, 2017 — The Lake Tahoe Operation Rebound reunion will host veterans, military personnel and first responders this weekend for fun, fellowship and snow at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Operation Rebound is a subgroup of Challenged Athletes Foundation, which uses sports and fitness opportunities to help reintegrate and empower adaptive athletes […]

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Q&A with new Tahoe Daily Tribune sports editor

March 9, 2017 — After a search process that spanned roughly three months, the Tahoe Daily Tribune has a new sports editor. JP Kelsey officially joined the Tribune team Wednesday, March 1. Kelsey's media experience dates back to 2010 when he worked as a staff writer for the student […]

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Squaw Valley World Cup: Fireworks, big-name music among weekend events

March 8, 2017 — OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — The 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup makes its way to Squaw Valley this weekend, bringing top American and international women athletes to compete right here in North Lake Tahoe. The event marks the first time in 19 years that World […]

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Daylight Saving Time great for anglers

March 7, 2017 — Hello, fellow anglers. It was nice to get a glimpse of spring for a few days. Speaking of spring, next week is the time we turn our clocks forward one hour for Daylight Saving Time. That, my fellow anglers will give us that little extra […]

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Gasser ends Anderson’s dominant run at Burton US Open women’s slopestyle

March 5, 2017 — VAIL — There’s a new Burton U.S. Open women’s slopestyle champion. Anna Gasser, of Austria, ended South Lake Tahoe snowboarder Jamie Anderson’s dominant run as three-time defending slopestyle champion with a winning score of 83.8. The rest of the field joined Gasser in the finish […]

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South Lake Tahoe students learn about the outdoors during Epic Winter Adventure Program

March 4, 2017 — Do you know what causes an avalanche or how people are found if caught in one? Do you know what goes on behind the scenes to keep fresh powder on the slopes and resorts ready for action? How about what happens to mountain wildlife when […]

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Couldn’t be BETTER

March 3, 2017 — The third and final USASA South Tahoe Series slopestyle event was hosted this past weekend on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Sierra-at-Tahoe. In total, 65 athletes on skis and snowboards participated from South Lake Tahoe, Meyers, Truckee, the West Slope, Sacramento and the Bay Area. The […]

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Sierra-at-Tahoe hosts Freeride World Tour qualifying event

February 28, 2017 — Professional skiers and snowboarders will hit the slopes at Sierra-at-Tahoe and compete for $3,000 at the end of the week when the resort hosts the second annual Huck Cup. The event, a two-star Freeride World Tour qualifying event, is slated to take place March 3-4. […]

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