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South Shore athletes hog podium at USASA rail jam, slalom, giant slalom

January 18, 2019 — Local athletes were well-represented on top of the podium this weekend during the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association South Tahoe Series rail jam, slalom and giant slalom events. Thirteeen kids from South Lake Tahoe took home first-place medals in their respective divisions

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South Tahoe boys’ basketball rolls past rival Truckee

January 14, 2019 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Truckee couldn't stop South Tahoe's Cameron Lehmann nor could they even contain him. Lehmann drove to the basket time and again Saturday. He drove right, he drove left and he either scored outright or was fouled. The junior guard finished

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Viking girls can’t hold second-half lead in loss to rival Wolverines

January 14, 2019 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — South Tahoe girls' basketball coach Mike Neiger could clearly see a different outcome Saturday against Truckee. He grimaced while talking about the last 10 minutes of the game where his Vikings surrendered a lead and lost 39-32 in front of

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ST, Whittell, Incline battle conditions, have mixed results at ski meet

January 14, 2019 — Skiers battled rain, sleet and snow and some technical gates Wednesday, Jan. 9, in the third Tahoe Basin Ski League meet of the season. South Tahoe, Incline and Whittell finished fourth, fifth and sixth, respectively, overall, but the Vikings boys grabbed third place and were

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Highlander boys catch fire after alarm goes off

January 13, 2019 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The Highlanders caught fire after the alarm was triggered. Following a nearly 30-minute delay Tuesday night for a busy popcorn machine that forced a full gymnasium of fans outside while the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District investigated, Incline broke open

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Highlander girls way too much for Lakers

January 13, 2019 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — There wasn't much drama earlier this week between the Incline and North Tahoe girls' basketball teams. The Highlanders are a 2A powerhouse seeking three distinct championships this season — Northern League, Northern Region and State. The Lakers have a new coach

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Diamond Peak skiers nearly sweep U19 podium in Far West series

January 13, 2019 — Diamond Peak may have a small Far West alpine ski team, but it is mighty. Matthew Smallhouse swept all three events and teammate Gunnar Barnwell stood on the podium right behind him in the U19 division Friday and Saturday, Jan. 4-5, at the Minaret Challenge

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Whittell free kids’ hoops clinics start Sunday

January 12, 2019 — Kids between the ages of 5 and 13 can receive free basketball lessons every Sunday starting this week. Whittell basketball will host Sunday Xcel for six consecutive Sundays, starting Jan. 11. The free sessions will be from 3 to 4 p.m. for the 5 to

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Preps roundup: Wade helps rally Warriors; Vikings boys lose pair

January 12, 2019 — ZEPHYR COVE, Nev. — Whittell hadn't played a basketball game in nearly a month but shook off the rust and finished the pre-league season undefeated. Dylan Wade got hot in the second half Wednesday and finished with 38 points to rally the Warriors past Silver

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Singelyn, South Tahoe wrestling showing strong character

January 12, 2019 — South Tahoe's Nate Singleyn finally stood atop the podium last weekend after coming up just short in his previous four wrestling tournaments. Singleyn took first place Saturday, Jan. 5, in the 145-pound division of the Sparks Invitational while 132-pound teammate Gavin Breen reached the championship

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Some Lake Tahoe resorts offering deals for first-time skiers and riders

January 11, 2019 — A few Lake Tahoe mountain resorts are offering sharp discounts this month for first-time skiers and snowboarders. Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe and Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort on the North Shore and Sierra-at-Tahoe will all offer special packages. Mt. Rose and Tahoe Donner will kick

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Studio seeks people for documentary about 1960 Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley

January 9, 2019 — An entertainment production company is looking for people who may have been associated with the 1960 Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley for a documentary feature film. Coolfire Studios, from St. Louis, is seeking anybody who may have participated in the event, worked as a volunteer

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Man killed in Yosemite fall on Christmas Day identified

January 8, 2019 — YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — A man who died after falling into a river at Yosemite National Park on Christmas Day has been identified. Mariposa County coroner’s officials say he was 32-year-old Joshua Brock Conner of Lakeview, Ohio. Assistant Mariposa County coroner Andrea Stewart told

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Incline runs into stiff competition at San Diego hoops tourney

January 8, 2019 — Incline ran into stiff competition at the Mt. Carmel Holiday Classic basketball tournament. The Highlanders played four games against larger schools in the four-day event, Dec. 26-29, in San Diego, and drove home with one victory. Incline lost to tournament host Mt. Carmel 63-46 Thursday,

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South Tahoe girls basketball beats Yerington to close out tourney in Reno

January 4, 2019 — The South Tahoe girls' basketball team is just one short of its win total for all of last season after finishing the McQueen Varsity Elite Tournament with a victory last weekend. The Vikings played four games in four days, Dec. 26-29, in the holiday tournament

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Incline senior Redfern leaving mark on Nevada record books

January 4, 2019 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. —Taylor Redfern's career statistics are stunning. Her name is scattered throughout the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association record book like it's a biography. Points, 3-pointers, blocks, assists — she's there among the 2A career leaders in all of them, especially when it comes

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Remote Rubies: Nevada’s only heli-ski operation one of longest-running in U.S.

January 3, 2019 — LAMOILLE, Nev. — Forty-two years ago, Joe Royer was driving from his home in Marin County, California, to his winter gig as a ski patroller in Snowbird, Utah. As he cruised along Interstate 80, he looked out at the towering peaks of the Ruby Mountains

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USASA season kicks off at Sierra, Boreal

January 3, 2019 — The United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association kicked off the South Tahoe Series Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 15-16, at Sierra at Tahoe. There were 60 competitors each for the slalom and giant slalom races on Sunday and 70 competitors the day before for

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South Tahoe’s Leon wins title at Douglas wrestling tourney

January 3, 2019 —

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Incline’s Albrecht earns top finish, ST boys get 3rd at Kirkwood ski race

December 31, 2018 — Incline's Otto Albrecht sped to sixth place Tuesday to lead the Highlander boys to a third-place finish in the second Tahoe Basin Ski League race of the season at Kirkwood Mountain Resort. The South Tahoe boys led by Matt Sullivan slid in right behind Incline

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