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Johnson receives all-region recognition (1)

March 3, 2015 — 

Douglas High School’s Michael Johnson received first-team recognition on the Northern Division I all-region and all-Sierra League teams announced this week.Johnson, a 5-foot-10, junior guard, was named first-team, while Sam …

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Douglas basketball girls honored (2)

March 3, 2015 — 

Leonna Mortimer and McKenna Kynett of Douglas High School were named first-team selections on the Northern Division all-region and all-Sierra League girls basketball lists that were announced this week.Mortimer, a …

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prep sports lookahead (3)

March 3, 2015 — 

THURSDAY — Galena baseball at Douglas, 3:30 p.m. Douglas softball at McQueen, 3:45 p.m.FRIDAY — Douglas baseball vs. Spanish Springs, 11 a.m., at Reed High School (Sparks); Douglas at Damonte …

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Douglas skiers compete at finals (4)

February 28, 2015 — 

Sean Dunkelman and Danner Hillman produced top-10 performances Tuesday for the Douglas High School boys at the Tahoe Basin Ski League Championships hosted by Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort.Hillman, a sophomore, placed fifth …

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Douglas baseball opens season (5)

February 27, 2015 — 

Armed with eight returning players from last year, the Douglas High baseball team will open its season Thursday at home against Galena.The game against Galena, scheduled for a 3:30 p.m. …

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Veteran Tigers move into new season (6)

February 27, 2015 — 

A veteran Douglas High softball team is back and primed for a successful run after coming up one win short of qualifying for the state tournament one year ago.Eleven returnees …

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Douglas girls basketball team closes book on 22-6 season (7)

February 24, 2015 — 

Despite coming out of the short end of a 61-28 score last Friday against Reno in the Northern Division I Region Tournament semifinals, the Douglas High girls basketball team closed …

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Three Douglas wrestlers named all-region (8)

February 24, 2015 — 

Zach Singer, Ryland DeSomber and Josh Jensen represented Douglas High School on the recently-announced Northern Division I all-region wrestling team.Singer, who was named to the first-team, finished his season with …

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Muckers top Warriors for region title (9)

February 24, 2015 — 

Virginia City gained the upper hand Saturday in the latest round of its ongoing boys basketball rivalry with Whittell.Sparks by their tenacious defense, the Muckers knocked off Whittell 37-33 in …

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Huskies too much for Douglas girls (10)

February 20, 2015 — 

For six minutes on Friday night, the Douglas High girls basketball team scrapped head-to-head with two-time defending state champion Reno. But then towering Mallory McGwire and the Reno Huskies stepped …

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Douglas boys fall short against Cougars (11)

February 19, 2015 — 

Not a whole lot separated the Douglas and Spanish Springs high school boys basketball teams Tuesday night in their opening round Northern Division I Region Tournament contest in Sparks.In the …

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Tigers escape with playoff win (12)

February 19, 2015 — 

On a night when both teams literally scrapped down to the wire, Maddy Lowe sank the second of two free throws with 6.8 seconds remaining on Wednesday to lift Douglas …

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Douglas girls looking to advance (13)

February 17, 2015 — 

Riding a wave of momentum at the end of its regular season, the Douglas High girls basketball team will be shooting to end an ominous playoff streak tonight against North …

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Boys playoff at a glance (14)

February 17, 2015 — 

REGION SCHEDULEBOYSTuesday’s quarterfinals:Spanish Springs 46, Douglas 41Carson 66, North Valleys 49Galena 71, Reno 50Bishop Manogue 53, Reed 51Thursday’s semifinals:Carson vs. Bishop Manogue, 5:30 p.m. Spanish Springs vs. Galena, 7:15 p.m., …

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Singer places fourth at state championship (15)

February 14, 2015 — 

Zach Singer closed the book on his successful wrestling career at Douglas High School Saturday when he placed fourth in the Division I 220-pound weight class during the NIAA State …

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Douglas opens in playoffs Tuesday (16)

February 14, 2015 — 

A new season is about to begin for the Douglas High boys basketball team.Douglas (8-8, 10-16) is returning to the Northern Division I Region Tournament as a No. 4 seed …

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Tigers pull inside job in win (17)

February 13, 2015 — 

You can call this one an inside job. The Douglas High girls basketball team converted 23 field goals, all from inside the paint with 15 layups, on its way to …

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Mortimer leads Tigers past Mustangs (18)

February 11, 2015 — 

Leonna Mortimer poured in 20 points Tuesday as the Douglas High girls basketball team reached the 20-win plateau for the season with its 55-36 Senior Night victory against Damonte Ranch.Douglas …

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Seven Tigers set their college plans (19)

February 10, 2015 — 

On a day when winds outside in Minden gusted up to 90 mph, seven Douglas High School seniors were recognized for their achievements of signing national letters of intent to …

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Douglas third in slalom race (20)

February 7, 2015 — 

Three racers cracked the top 20 individual standings and the Douglas High boys alpine squad turned in another solid performance Wednesday with its third-place finish during a Tahoe Basin Ski …

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