We'll go ahead and call 2011 the year of the individual in Carson Valley sports.
Douglas High School produced four 4A state champions during the calendar year, all in individual sports, and Sierra Lutheran added another 11 small-school individual titles, along with a pair of team titles in track and cross country.
Douglas saw one of its former baseball standouts get yet another stride closer to the major leagues with a late-spring promotion, and produced its first wrestling state champion in five years.
Not that the team was entirely set aside during the year. One group ascended to the top …