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Vikings baseball off to hot start, sweeps North Valleys

March 18, 2019 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Strong pitching, spectacular defense and heads up baserunning combined with production up and down the lineup has helped the South Tahoe baseball team start the season hot. The Vikings smoked North Valleys in a three-game series Friday and Saturday, March

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Viking golfers finish 2nd despite limited practice

March 18, 2019 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — South Tahoe golfers have high hopes this season, especially after practicing just once on grass and finishing near the top in their first meet. The Vikings shot a team score of 332 on Thursday, March 7, to finish in second

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South Tahoe’s Griffis signs to play football for Presentation College

March 16, 2019 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Geoff Petties loves to tell the story about the first time he saw Kody Griffis play football. It was during a road trip in Griffis' freshman year at South Tahoe High School, the first season for Petties, an assistant, and

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South Tahoe baseball starts strong, eyes another run at state title

March 15, 2019 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — With 10 returning seniors, South Tahoe baseball is eyeing another strong run at a state title. The Vikings suffered a difficult 7-6 loss to rival Truckee last year in the 3A northern regional semifinal after leading 6-4 after three innings.

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South Lake Tahoe’s Nikki Cruz main feature Saturday at WFC 100 at MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa

March 8, 2019 — "I've seen it and I'm tremendously grateful for it. I'm not sure if it has hit me, but I really am grateful for my opportunities."

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USASA boarder/skiercross events popular for Lake Tahoe North, South shores

March 8, 2019 — Even with the heavy snow this weekend, there was a big turnout for the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association events at Sierra-at-Tahoe. There were 102 competitors for the final Slopestyle of the season on Saturday and 80 and 77 competitors Sunday for

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Barnwell continues Whittell legacy, wins state alpine slalom title; North Tahoe boys, girls sweep team results

March 5, 2019 — The first day of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Alpine State Championships was held Monday at Sierra-at-Tahoe, bringing the top skiers from the region to the mountain to vie for state slalom titles. Conditions proved difficult and the two courses soon became rutted, causing a

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Student Athlete of the Month: Whittell’s Zack Johns one of best ball defenders

March 5, 2019 — Zack Johns defends like his life depends on it. The Whittell junior is fast and harasses opposing ball handlers to no end. He has quick feet and leads the Warriors squeaky shoe symphony when they are using their full court press. He's here, over there,

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Student Athlete of the Month: South Tahoe hoopster Janese transformed from junior to senior year

March 5, 2019 — Kaitlyn Janese discovered basketball about five years ago and has since developed a passion for the game. She has played in all four years at South Tahoe High School and hopes to play at a higher level after she graduates in June. And if she

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Is skiing starting to hurt your body too much?

March 4, 2019 — Sponsored A new robotic ski device, the Roam Elevate Ski XO, is designed to enhance your ski performance by reducing joint pressure and boosting quad strength  By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Roam Robotics Every year, more and more products hit the winter sports

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Diamond Peak Ski Resort extends 2018-19 season by 1 week; season passes go on sale March 15

March 4, 2019 — Following the heaviest February snowfall on record, Diamond Peak Ski Resort is extending its season an additional week.

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State Champs! Incline Village prevails over The Meadows School in Las Vegas

March 2, 2019 — The Incline Highlanders are Nevada's best. The Highlanders beat The Meadows School 38-33 Saturday night at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas in the title game of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Class 2A State Basketball Championships. Seniors Ian Smith scored 12 points and Johnny Redfern

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Incline Village boys and girls basketball teams play today for state championships

March 2, 2019 — Incline High School is playing today for a pair of state basketball championships. The Highlander boys, the No. 1 seed from the north, defeated second seeded Lincoln County 67-65 Friday afternoon while the No. 2 girls knocked off the top seed from the south, Calvary

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Whittell boys fall in regional semis

March 2, 2019 — Whittell got through the first round of playoffs, but fell one win shy of qualifying for the state tournament. The Warriors, No. 2 from the West, knocked off the East's No. 3 seed, Eureka, 59-48 on Thursday, Feb. 21, at Hug High School in Reno

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Lady Warriors championship season ends in 1A regional quarterfinals

March 2, 2019 — The basketball season ended Thursday for Whittell's Lady Warriors, but not before they put the program back on the map. After over 10 years of futility, Whittell ascended to be co-West League champions and reach the playoffs. Whittell's head coach Phil Bryant would have liked

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South Tahoe Nordic teams improve heading into state championships

March 1, 2019 — The South Tahoe Nordic team has had a busy few weeks traveling to meets while also trying to figure out how to effectively train with February seeming to be one giant snowstorm. South Tahoe's scheduled home meet Tuesday, Feb. 26, was snowed out. That meet

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South Tahoe’s McCarthy inks letter to play softball in southern California

February 28, 2019 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Sydney McCarthy made quite a commitment to be a better softball player. The South Tahoe senior commutes three days a week to Sacramento to play with her club team — and to play outdoors since Lake Tahoe fields are usually

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Lady Highlanders fall to White Pine in northstate 2A championship

February 27, 2019 — SPARKS, Nev. — A wild first half party developed into a second half hangover that resulted in a hard-to-swallow loss. The Incline Lady Highlanders got their large fan base excited early and stormed out to a big lead, but the advantage evaporated quickly in the

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High school alpine state championships postponed until next week due to weather

February 27, 2019 — The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Alpine State Championships scheduled for this week in Lake Tahoe have been postponed due to weather. They will take place on the same days next week, weather permitting. The slalom races will take place Tuesday, March 5, at Sierra-at-Tahoe and

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Incline JV girls enjoy successful season

February 25, 2019 —

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