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Recent Stories by Bill Rozak

Susie Lake: 8 miles of bliss in Desolation Wilderness

May 26, 2018 — I went for my first hike of the season — without skis — earlier this month. My friend has raved about the Glen Alpine trail, the different trail options and the amazing views of the Desolation Wilderness, so we went for it. I moved to

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LimeBike kicks off 2nd year in South Lake Tahoe with launch party

May 26, 2018 — LimeBike is back on Tahoe's South Shore, and this time the bike-sharing company has a larger local staff, updated equipment and plans to bring electric scooters. Although some of the unmistakable green bikes have been distributed over the past week, San Mateo-based LimeBike officially kicks

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Incline Village freshman Jenkins wins state Class 2A title in high jump

May 25, 2018 — For the Incline Village track and field team, there was the thrill of victory at the state championships, but also the agony of defeat. And it was highly focused in one event: high jump. While having four of Nevada's best jumpers has been a luxury

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Incline Village star swimmer Rye pulls off unprecedented 4-peat

May 25, 2018 — Kate Rye stepped out onto the swimming deck at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with music in the background. The Incline senior could feel the emotions and adrenaline building. She had warmed up. Her muscles were twitching. She was thinking positive and couldn't stop

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South Tahoe’ Holmes finishes senior year with 3rd place at state meet

May 23, 2018 — David Holmes finished his senior year at South Tahoe by earning a berth in the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Class 3A Track and Field Championships for the first time. Holmes, a long-distance specialist, competed in the 3200-meter run and finished in third place Saturday, May

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South Tahoe’s Carissa Buchholz wins state titles in 3 Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Class 3A track and field events

May 23, 2018 — Early last week, South Tahoe sophomore Carissa Buchholz was worried that she wouldn't be able to race in the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Class 3A Track and Field Championships. Her knee was swollen and she was experiencing pain but she didn't remember anything that might

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Amgen Tour of California brings energy, spectators to Lake Tahoe (videos)

May 18, 2018 — Steve Jankowski and Laurie Daniel made sure they arrived early Friday morning. They wanted a prime spot to watch the Tour of California crest Daggett Summit on Kingsbury Grade and enter the Lake Tahoe Basin. They sat in folding chairs and ate a Subway lunch

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Incline tracksters to be well-represented in Carson City

May 18, 2018 — Whether it's long, or high, the Incline girls' tracksters can jump. It's like the Earth's gravitational pull doesn't have as much affect on the Highlanders. Not even the gusting wind nor cool temperatures could stymie the Highlanders as they swept the top three spots on

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Incline senior going for unprecedented 4th state swimming title

May 18, 2018 — Incline star senior Kate Rye will swim in her last high school meet this weekend in the same pool where she will begin her college career. And she will try to go where no other 50-yard freestyle swimmer in Nevada has gone before. Rye will

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South Tahoe baseball reaches final day, but falls short of state

May 16, 2018 — South Tahoe made it to the final day of the three-day baseball playoffs but fell one win short of advancing to the state championships. The No. 4 Vikings, after losing the tournament opener Thursday to fifth-seeded Dayton, reeled off consecutive victories the next day. They

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South Tahoe’s Buchholz, Whittell’s White, Rippett win Northern League titles, qualify for state

May 16, 2018 — Carissa Buchholz wasn't even sure she'd compete in the 3,200-meter run early in the week, ahead of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Northern League Boys' and Girls' Class 3A/2A/1A Track and Field Championships Friday and Saturday, May 11-12, in Yerington, Nevada. She was allowed to

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South Tahoe sends nearly a dozen swimmers to state meet

May 16, 2018 — South Tahoe is sending a handful of swimmers to the state meet after both the Vikings boys and girls finished in second place at the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Class 4A/3A Northern Region Swimming and Diving Championships at Carson Aquatic Facility in Carson City. Alex

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Amgen Tour of California returning to Lake Tahoe South Shore

May 14, 2018 — The Amgen Tour of California men's and women's races return to South Lake Tahoe Friday, May 18, with each finishing about an hour apart at Heavenly Mountain Resort's California Lodge. The United States premier men's stage race will feature about 115 of the top professional

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Golf not just a hobby for Incline Village sophomore Satchel Hirsh

May 13, 2018 — Shortly after Incline Village sophomore Satchel Hirsh finished playing a 6-hour round of golf in the northern regional championship tournament Tuesday, May 8, he headed out to play a few more holes at Toiyabe Golf Club to work on his game. It was the hottest

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Whittell, Incline’s Hirsh qualify for state at northern region golf tourney

May 12, 2018 — WASHOE VALLEY, Nevada — Alex Byer was re-living one hole after his round of golf Tuesday, May 8, at Toiyabe Golf Club in Washoe Valley, Nevada. The Whittell senior shot a team best 93 on a bright, hot, sunny, windy day to lead the Warriors

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Incline freshman Jenkins breaks school record in high jump

May 11, 2018 — Incline freshman Millie Jenkins tied the high school's high jump record early in the track and field season. A couple weeks later, her sophomore teammate Sami Giangreco set a new standard. After making the record jump, Giangreco said to head coach Thomas Reymer that she

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Vikings playing well heading into northern regional baseball tourney

May 9, 2018 — The bracket is set and South Tahoe will play Dayton Thursday morning, May 10, in the first round of the Nevada interscholastic Activities Association Northern Region Class 3A Baseball playoffs. The No. 4 Vikings have defeated No. 5 Dayton two out of three times this

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Lake Tahoe Basin golf courses planning for ‘great’ season

May 9, 2018 — Lake Tahoe Golf Course didn't open until May 8 last year and didn't charge full rates to play 18 holes until mid-June due to extremely wet, conditions. The Mountain Course at Incline Village had so much snow to deal with it didn't open until June

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Whittell grad Patton named Warriors football coach

May 7, 2018 — Doug Patton hadn't returned to his alma mater George Whittell High School for several years after he graduated in 1996. There was no reason, he just didn't see the point. But one fall day about five years ago on his lunch break, out of the

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Diamond thriller! Incline completes improbable rally to earn playoff berth (video)

May 5, 2018 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada — Incline's Tyler Knight singled home Brayden Snearly to complete the impossible and pandemonium ensued.Snearly was mobbed by teammates after jumping on home plate. The delirium quickly shifted to Knight, whose soft liner to right center field completed the Highlanders 4-run, seventh-inning

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