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Celebrate the mountain lifestyle

February 18, 2017 — Twice a year, North Tahoe and Truckee adventurers can embrace their passion for nature and sports with the Alpenglow Mountain Festival. Starting this weekend, your appetite for winter fun will be taken care of. Over the course of nine days, from Feb. 18-26, Tahoe City-based […]

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Lake Tahoe’s South Shore ski resorts prep for powder, large crowds on Presidents Day weekend

February 18, 2017 — Presidents Day weekend is known as one of the most popular times for traveling to the Tahoe Basin. With the amount of snowfall the region has seen since the start of the new year, Feb. 18-20 at South Shore ski resorts is sure to be […]

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LTCC announces 2017 men’s recruiting class

February 15, 2017 — Lake Tahoe Community College recently announced the 2017 recruiting class for the men’s soccer team. “It’s a very exciting day for the Coyote family as we have 26 men’s soccer players committed,” head coach Nicholas Arbelaez noted when making the announcement. Below is a list […]

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South Tahoe wrestler pins way to second state title

February 15, 2017 — South Tahoe High School has a new first: a two-time state champion wrestler. Senior Andrew Herrera pinned his way to a second state championship this past weekend in Sparks. Herrera, who was the state champion in the 195-pound class in 2016, is the first wrestler […]

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South Tahoe secures No. 2 seed

February 15, 2017 — The weekend did not go quite go as planned for the South Tahoe Vikings boys basketball team, but they managed to secure the No. 2 seed in the regional finals and a first-round bye. South Tahoe secured its slot in what Vikings coach Joby Cefalu […]

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Sierra-at-Tahoe offers nearly half-price lift tickets for Snowsports Week

February 14, 2017 — After a week of storms, it’s time to get back out on the mountain — and at a low cost. Snowsports Week at Sierra-at-Tahoe is Monday through Thursday, Feb. 13-16, and discount lift tickets are available at local retailers for $50 (in comparison to the […]

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Achieve Tahoe celebrates 50 years changing lives through passion for the outdoors

February 14, 2017 — What began in 1967 as programming for amputees to enjoy adventures in snow sports has since grown into an internationally recognized foundation that has impacted hundreds of thousands of lives. Achieve Tahoe is an inclusive program that accommodates people with all physical, sensory and cognitive […]

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Snowshoe a 5K

February 11, 2017 — It’s that time of year again — Tahoe Mountain Milers Running Club hosts its annual Fresh Tracks 5K Snowshoe Walk and Race on Sunday, Feb. 26, at Camp Richardson Resort. Geared toward those who have never snowshoed (or have little experience), the family-friendly event begins […]

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Kirkwood’s race team shows up across the board

February 11, 2017 — The Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation (KSEF) closed out the month of January with a strong performance. For a small team than focuses on weekend skiing instead of full-time athletics, KSEF athletes ranging from ages 8 to 18 fought that “weekend warrior” stereotype by filling a […]

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South Tahoe Vikings look to end regular season on a high note

February 10, 2017 — The South Tahoe Vikings head into the final stretch of games of the regular season with one of their best records in recent memory and with a chance to clinch a No. 1 seed. After reeling off six straight wins, which came on the heels […]

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Lake Tahoe sports briefs: Excel sign-ups set for Feb. 15

February 10, 2017 — Excel sign-ups Excel Athletics will be having football sign-ups on Feb. 15, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Khale Community Center. Excel Athletics is a full-contact tackle football league. For more information, contact Thomas O’Keefe at 530-545-2847. Little Warriors basketball camps The Little Warriors […]

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South Lake Tahoe wrestlers heading to state championship

February 8, 2017 — A couple of South Tahoe wrestlers will find themselves in familiar territory Friday and Saturday. After taking regional championships in their respective weight classes this past weekend in Truckee, senior Andrew Herrera and sophomore Jose Leon will head to Spanish Springs High School in Sparks […]

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South Tahoe Nordic ski team competes in Truckee Sprints

February 4, 2017 — Sometimes too much snow can be as hard on a Nordic ski season as too little. Just ask the South Tahoe Nordic team. Awesome snow storms over the past month have brought near record amounts of snow, along with school closures. Both have resulted in […]

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Squaw Valley Ski Resort to host 2017 women’s FIS World Cup races

February 3, 2017 — Helmet? Check. Goggles? Check. Skis and poles? Check, check. Alpine skiing is defined by athletes with remarkable technical skills that allow them to break speeds of 80 miles per hour while executing sharp turns in narrow courses. This winter, fans of the sport can rejoice […]

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South Tahoe Vikings continue impressive season

January 31, 2017 — The South Tahoe Vikings continued their dominance in 3A league play this season with back-to-back wins. On Friday, the Vikings traveled to Fernley to take on the Vaqueros, who were tied for second place in league play with the Vikings at the time. The atmosphere […]

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Amgen Tour of California returning to Tahoe Basin; routes announced

January 31, 2017 — Amgen Tour of California officials on Tuesday unveiled the full routes for its 2017 races, including the Lake Tahoe stages for the women’s competition. The first two stages, set for May 11-12, of the four-stage Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women’s Race will run the […]

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X Games rookie Marino beats South Lake Tahoe native Jamie Anderson to win slopestyle gold

January 29, 2017 — On Julia Marino’s first run Saturday in the women’s snowboard slopestyle final at Buttermilk, she inadvertently landed switch after her first rail, throwing her entire run into chaos. The X Games Aspen rookie knew if she could just get through those initial series of rails, […]

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Explore Tahoe: This winter definitely the time to pick up snowshoeing

January 28, 2017 — We all know the saying, “If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em!” which can be applied to all the snow we have been blessed with this past month. We needed a good winter and it appears we got it, no matter what happens the next […]

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Be prepared when heading out to fish

January 28, 2017 — Hello fellow anglers, the weather may be questionable but many anglers are getting out and doing well. You just need to dress a little warmer for the occasion. Last week I fished with Tom Blotter from Minden. We set out to fish Topaz Lake about […]

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Vikings rebound after losses

January 26, 2017 — The South Tahoe High School Vikings needed to get a bad taste out of their mouth after losing two straight games on the road the previous weekend — and the boys basketball team did just that Tuesday night against a scrappy Churchill County team that […]

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