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What’s new for the 2018-19 ski season at Lake Tahoe’s downhill resorts

November 14, 2018 — You hear that sound? That's the collective thump of skiers and snowboarders across the Reno-Tahoe region eagerly pumping their legs like caffeinated teenagers bracing for the school year's final bell. Instead, snowsport enthusiasts are gazing out windows with bated breath or frantically refreshing weather.com, primed

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South Lake Tahoe’s Jamie Anderson named to 2018-19 US Snowboard Team

November 13, 2018 — Jamie Anderson on Monday was named to the 2018-19 U.S Snowboard Team.

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South Tahoe volleyball fights back, but falls in state semifinals

November 12, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — The Vikings volleyball team during a timeout Friday sang along with the music playing over the sound system. "I've got a feeling that tonight's gonna be a good night, that tonight's gonna be a good, good night." South Tahoe huddling together belted

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Reno-Tahoe out of running to host 2030 Winter Olympic Games

November 12, 2018 — The Reno-Tahoe region will not host the Winter Olympics anytime soon. The Reno-Tahoe Winter Games Coalition said in a press release Monday that it is not financially feasible for the region and declined a bid invitation from the United States Olympic Committee to participate in

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Incline volleyers rally falls short in state championships

November 12, 2018 — SPARKS, Nev. — The Highlanders were loud pregame Friday night. They cheered and encouraged each other throughout warmups. They were amped. Incline fans and students body steadily streamed into the Reed High School gym in Sparks, Nevada and filled the bleachers behind their girls. By

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Incline’s Pietzke is North Shore’s fastest at state cross country meet

November 12, 2018 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — North Tahoe may have won the Nevada state cross country team championship, but Incline's Niklas Pietzke is the fastest runner on the North Shore. The Highlander sophomore recorded a personal best time Saturday, Nov. 3, to finish fourth in the Nevada

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South Tahoe’s Buchholz crushes field at state cross country meet, defends title

November 12, 2018 — Carissa Buchholz is the fastest female high school cross country runner in the state of Nevada. Big school. Small school. Class 1A or 4A and anywhere in between, it doesn't matter, the South Tahoe junior can outrun them all. Buchholz defended her Nevada Interscholastic Activities

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Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy to host game Saturday afternoon

November 10, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy varsity team will host a home game this weekend and admission is free. Tahoe Prep will play St. Mary's Preparatory High School Rams at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena.

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Incline volleyers net 2nd at regionals, play Friday in state tournament

November 9, 2018 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Incline first-year head volleyball coach Shana Moore knew her Highlanders were skilled when she took over. She knew they had a good grasp of how to play. Moore felt if they came together and had fun that it could be a

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Viking volleyers earn 2nd at regionals, play Friday in state tournament

November 9, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — South Tahoe High School came within a few points Saturday of sweeping rival Truckee for Northern Nevada titles in opposite ends of the state. The Vikings girls' soccer team won in a thriller on home turf while the Wolverines rallied

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Hundreds watch Lake Tahoe Community College women tie Sierra in battle of unbeaten teams (video)

November 7, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — It was a playoff-type of battle a couple weeks before postseason begins. Hundreds were in the bleachers, standing along the fence and in provided fold-up chairs on a pitch-black Tuesday night on the South Shore to watch a non-conference clash

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South Tahoe girls rally to beat rival Truckee for Northern Nevada soccer championship (video)

November 5, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — South Tahoe freshman Anjelina Maltase made one last clearance to thwart Truckee pressure and the whistle blew. The Vikings let out a collective scream and players from the sideline raced to celebrate while the Wolverines were left feeling the same

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Lake Tahoe Community College Lady Coyotes ready to host heavyweight showdown

November 5, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The best, and by far the cheapest, entertainment Tuesday on the South Shore will be at Lake Tahoe Community College. Two undefeated, nationally-ranked soccer teams will clash in a late season, non-league battle in lead up to playoffs. And admission

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Incline’s Pietzke places third, qualifies for state

November 4, 2018 — Incline's Niklas Pietzke changed his tactics Friday, Oct. 26, for the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association 1A/2A Northern Region Championships at Rancho San Rafael in Reno. The Highlander sophomore was battling a hamstring issue from an earlier ankle injury but still improved his time over last

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Viking volleyers earn No. 2 seed, bye in first round of playoffs

November 3, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The South Tahoe Vikings volleyball team suffered losses in its final two regular season games but still earned the No. 2 seed for the playoffs. The Vikings enjoyed a first-round bye Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association

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South Tahoe’s Buchholz runs to 3A northern region title

November 3, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — South Tahoe's Carissa Buchholz is on path to win her second consecutive Nevada state cross-country championship. The junior torched the pack Friday, Oct. 26, at the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association 3A Northern Region Championships at Rancho San Rafael in Reno

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Church in final amateur fight headlines WFC 96 at MontBleu Lake Tahoe

November 3, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Cameron Church has been bloodied. He's been bruised. But he's never been beaten. He's pummeled all of his opponents in the ring, in his own personal Church of Beatdowns. He's given everything he has to fighting for the last five

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Hogan’s two goals powers Vikings into Saturday’s regional championship

November 2, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CALIF. — It was like time stopped for everybody except Kelsey Hogan. The South Tahoe sophomore forward continued to chase a ball hugging a boundary line while everybody else around her stopped moving, like the play had been whistled dead. But there was

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Playoffs: South Tahoe plays intense, physical game but falls to Fernley in quarterfinals (Gallery)

November 2, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — South Tahoe wanted it. Fernley wanted it. The two teams engaged in a hard fought soccer struggle that went into overtime. The large crowd at Viking Stadium Thursday night under starry skies made exciting moments even more dramatic. An intense, life-or-death

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Whittell plays with all heart but falls to Incline in soccer playoffs

November 2, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Anna White was mad. Her normal big smile that illuminates the world wherever she goes was replaced by an angry scowl following Whittell's 2-1 loss to Incline Thursday in the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association 3A Northern Region Girls' Soccer Championships.

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