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South Tahoe football falls to Bear River in season opener

August 18, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The Vikings football home opener didn't go as hoped, but the outcome was as expected. Under the lights Friday night at Viking Stadium, with a strong crowd, despite the early start to the season, the visiting Bear River Bruins from

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Lake Tahoe Community College opens Lisa Maloff University Center

August 17, 2018 — The approximately 7,000 square-foot building will become the hub for access to higher education from associate to master’s degree programs in global business management, psychology, liberal studies...

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South Tahoe opens football season tonight at home

August 17, 2018 — It's still summer, but the fall season is about to begin. The South Tahoe Vikings football team opens its season tonight with a home clash against one of California's best. The Vikings will host the Bear River Bruins, of Grass Valley, for a 7:30 p.m.

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South Tahoe volleyball star Hedqvist to play for national team in fall

August 15, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Sofia Hedqvist wants to play at the highest-level. The South Tahoe senior also would like to connect with her Swedish culture. At the same time, she wanted to play her final year with her longtime Vikings teammates and celebrate senior

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North Shore tracksters enjoy success at National Junior Olympics

August 12, 2018 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Eight athletes from the Lake Tahoe Bobcats track and field club qualified for the USATF National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina and six were able to make the trip east. Incoming Incline High School sophomore Millie

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Bodybuilders coming to Lake Tahoe for fitness competition at MontBleu

August 9, 2018 — STATELINE, Nev. — Athletes with perfect pecs and toned tushies will strut across stage and be judged during the eighth annual Tahoe Show Bodybuilding Championship. Saturday's event at MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa is the biggest show in northern Nevada and California in terms of

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Simmering discussion: South Lake Tahoe brainstorms possible impacts from food trucks

August 3, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Business owner Sonney Bruning has been operating his barbecue restaurant near the Y for nearly five years and he'll be damned if a food truck is going to park across the street and open up shop. That's not to say

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South Shore pair swim width of Lake Tahoe; Collins one of oldest to complete feat

August 2, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Roger Collins was one of the first documented swimmers to complete the length of Lake Tahoe and now he's one of the oldest to ever swim the width. On July 26 — a sunny, slightly hazy, smoky day with light

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South Tahoe’s Babe Ruth teams make strong runs at regionals

July 27, 2018 — South Tahoe's two Babe Ruth baseball teams made strong runs at their respective regional tournaments, but both fell just short of playing for championships. The 16 to 18-year-old All-Star team lost 10-4 Sunday, July 22, to Washington Manor from northern California in the semifinal game

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Whittell’s White receives Gene Upshaw Memorial Scholarship during celebrity golf tournament

July 20, 2018 — STATELINE, Nev. — Anna White was full of nerves as sat down at the press table to receive a special award Saturday morning during the 29th annual American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. She sat in the same chair that was recently used

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American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament sets new ticket sale record for 4th straight year

July 19, 2018 — Tony Romo hoisted the trophy. Steph Curry jumped into Lake Tahoe fully clothed. Joe Pavelski and Mark Mulder vied for the title with their last shots on the dramatic final hole. The fans mixing margaritas with a power drill while partying wildly to music on

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Dell and Steph Curry play together in first round of American Century Championship

July 14, 2018 — Dell Curry went face first into Lake Tahoe last year after losing a bet to his son, Steph. It was a bet created by their caddies and the Currys weren't involved in the "hard conversations." This year, the hard conversations, and lobbying, have begun, but

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Former Cowboys QB Tony Romo aiming for win at American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament

July 13, 2018 — Former Dallas Cowboy gunslinger Tony Romo says his golf game is coming around and he's shooting for the title this weekend at the 29th annual American Century Championship. Romo is excited to give Mark Mulder a run for his money at the celebrity golf tournament,

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LPGA star Gulbis plans to have Tahoe-style fun during celebrity golf tournament

July 5, 2018 — Have a boat? You might attract a professional golfer. Natalie Gulbis wants to take in everything Lake Tahoe has to offer while she's on the South Shore for the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament, and that includes boating on Big Blue. "I need to

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E-bike popularity has Lake Tahoe businesses, land managers adjusting to demands

July 2, 2018 — Electric bikes, or e-bikes, continue to grow in popularity, forcing local businesses to adjust their offerings and stirring conversation among public land managers. The two-wheel pedal-assist bikes have opened a whole new world for people who have never biked, or don't want to go through

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Tahoe Basin in prime shape for backcountry travelers

June 30, 2018 — There was still plenty of snow in the backcountry last year when July rolled around. The epic winter of 2016-17 dumped historic amounts of snow and several feet of the drought killer remained into August. Hundreds of visitors ran into snow on trails while recreating

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Law enforcement increasing boat safety patrols at Lake Tahoe

June 29, 2018 — If you're boating on a body of water this weekend, be prepared to meet law enforcement. Officers will be on high alert Friday through Sunday, June 29 to July 1, during Operation Dry Water, a nationally coordinated campaign focused on deterring boaters from boating under

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Vikings football hosts, fares well in 4-day camp

June 25, 2018 — There was wall-to-wall football at South Tahoe High School this week with seven teams participating in the Vikings camp. Music played throughout the stadium as quarterbacks, running backs and receivers battled in 7-on-7 scrimmages over the four days and linemen competed in skills challenges. Miramonte,

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South Shore Bikes celebrating 25 years at Lake Tahoe

June 24, 2018 — Hec Hernandez smiled when he thought about why he opened South Shore Bikes a quarter of a century ago. "Greed," he says. But he wasn't greedy for money. Hardly any business owner who closes shop for the winter in Lake Tahoe is going to get

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Tahoe Student Athlete of the Month: Whittell sprinter White has love-hate relationship with track

June 23, 2018 — Anna White loves to sprint. She says it's fun and brings out her competitive nature. But the George Whittell High School junior, and soon to be senior, likes to sprint in short spurts. She's a soccer player at heart and jogs all over the field

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