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Headliner Church among 5 locals fighting at WFC 84 at MontBleu

February 24, 2018 — Five local fighters will be in the ring Saturday night, and they'll be fighting for one of their family members as part of Team Coco. South Lake's Cameron Church will headline WFC 84, a spot he inherited from his teammate, and "Belt Brother," Chris Cocores,

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Redfern earns Offensive Most Valuable Player in 2A Northern League

February 23, 2018 — Incline threatened top seed White Pine Friday, Feb. 16, but couldn't get over the hump and fell 50-40 in the quarterfinals of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Class 2A Girls' Northern Region Basketball Championships at Adobe Middle School in Elko. The Highlanders trailed by just

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Icemen look to jump on Spartans, keep pedal down to finish out regular season

February 23, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Last weekend, the Southern Oregon Spartans played the Bellingham Blazers and lost all three games on home ice, giving the Blazers enough points to tie the Lake Tahoe Icemen for second place in the Western States Hockey League's Northwest Division.

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Mason Valley fishing opens up

February 22, 2018 — Hello, fellow anglers. We now have another area in western Nevada that is open to fishing. On Feb. 9, the season opened at Mason Valley Wildlife Management Area, located 1 mile north of Yerington off Alt. Hwy. 95. Turn on Miller Lane, travel a few

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Heavenly Mountain Resort develops plan to adapt to low-snow seasons

February 21, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — A Lake Tahoe ski resort is developing a plan to improve skiing during low-snow seasons by removing boulders and trees from several runs. Heavenly Mountain Resort’s plan calls for widening a dozen trails and removing potentially hundreds or even thousands of trees.

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Highlander’s Wallner signs letter to attend, play soccer for Vassar College

February 18, 2018 — An announcement was made over the Incline High School loudspeaker on Thursday, Feb. 15, before Madison "Madio" Wallner inked her National Letter of Intent. It was an invitation to watch the celebratory signing. Dozens of students filed into the foyer right outside the school's front

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Whittell wins Northern Region hoops championship

February 17, 2018 — RENO — "No. 1 seed! No. 1 seed! No. 1 seed!" the Whittell Warriors chanted, already thinking about the state basketball tournament while celebrating with Northern Region championship trophy. The Warriors' 64-55 win on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 17, over the Mineral County Serpents in the

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Legendary climber Jim Bridwell dies at 73

February 17, 2018 — PALM DESERT, Calif. — Jim Bridwell, a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who lived his life vertically on some of the toughest peaks in Yosemite National Park, has died. He was 73. Bridwell died Friday morning at a hospital. He had liver and kidney failure

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Sierra-at-Tahoe race results

February 17, 2018 — About 100 athletes competed Saturday, Feb. 10, in the final United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association's Skier / Boardercross at Sierra-at-Tahoe. The competitors came from all over Northern California, and a little farther with a few kids listed from Alaska and Colorado. "It

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With winter fading, Lake Tahoe locals say it’s time to climb (video)

February 17, 2018 — Gantt Miller gazed at the granite handhold for a moment, summoning the courage to dyno — or make the leap. He checked his footing and made sure he was in good position. Wearing just a T-shirt and pants with spring-like temperatures in the middle of

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South Tahoe boys hoops season ends with overtime loss

February 16, 2018 — With two last second 2-point losses in the regular season to the Fernley Vaqueros, the South Tahoe Vikings boys' basketball team was looking to get over the hump Thursday, Feb. 15, in the quarterfinals of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Class 3A Northern Basketball Championships.

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Whittell hoopsters cruise past Eureka in quarterfinals

February 16, 2018 — The Whittell boys roared past Eureka Thursday, Feb. 15, in the quarterfinals of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Class 1A Northern Region Basketball Championships and have reached the semifinals for the fifth straight season. The Warriors (24-3) pummeled Eureka 71-37 at Wooster High School in

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Highlander boys fall to Lions

February 16, 2018 — Taylor Redfern scored 23 points to help lead the Incline Highlanders girls past the Yerington Lions 40-36 Thursday, Feb. 15, in the first round of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Class 2A Northern Region Basketball Championships at Adobe Middle School in Elko, Nevada. The No.

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Vikings boys, girls, Incline trio head to alpine state championships

February 16, 2018 — The South Tahoe boys and girls did exactly what they needed to do Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Diamond Peak Ski Area and Incline's two seniors Belle Johnson, Rachel Meyer and freshman Niklas Pietzke all advanced to the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association State Championships that will

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Incline boys basketball team grabs No. 5 seed

February 14, 2018 — Even before beating rival North Tahoe Friday night, Feb. 9, to end the regular season, the Incline Highlanders boys' basketball team earned maybe a bigger victory. Senior William Stranzl, who made the 2A All-Northern League first team last year and was also second team All-State,

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Incline girls basketball team secures No. 5 seed in playoffs

February 14, 2018 — Taylor Redfern was dialed in from long distance and scored twice her average Friday night, Feb. 9, and the Incline girls' basketball team roared past North Tahoe 79-27 at home to finish the regular season. Redfern scored 36 points, including 10 3-pointers, dished 10 assists,

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Vikings nordic squad finishes regular season

February 14, 2018 — The South Tahoe High School Nordic team has been battling low snow as much as its fellow competitors. The Vikings finished the regular season Friday, Feb. 9, with the North Tahoe race that was moved up the mountain from Tahoe Cross Country in Tahoe City

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Icemen sweep Spartans

February 14, 2018 — The Lake Tahoe Icemen swept a three-game set this past weekend from the Southern Oregon Spartans and grabbed sole possession of second place in the Western States Hockey League's Northwest Division. Icemen forward Paul Frys extended his scoring streak to 24 games, which included a

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South Tahoe hoops falls to Churchill; lands No. 5 seed in playoffs

February 14, 2018 — In the end, South Tahoe's loss in its regular season finale Saturday, Feb. 10, to Churchill County didn't mean too much. The Vikings were going to be the No. 4 or No. 5 seed in the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association's Class 3A Northern League Boys'

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Whittell Warriors ride win-streak into postseason

February 14, 2018 — The Whittell Warriors boys' basketball team finished the regular season with a pair of wins Friday and Saturday, Feb. 9-10, and head into postseason with five consecutive victories. The Warriors defeated Coleville 73-18 Friday and dominated rival Virginia City 59-34 the next day to earn

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