Stories for November 2001


Thursday, November 29

Monday, November 26

Sunday, November 25

Interesting finish to NASCAR season

Friday's Winston Cup race at Loudon, New Hampshire, was interesting primarily because viewers saw Jeff Gordon actually lose his temper for once.

Saturday, November 24

McQueen looking to win second-straight state championship

Looking at McQueen and Foothill's records, one might go ahead and pencil in the Lancers to advance to their seventh Nevada 4A state championship appearance since 1990.

Friday, November 23

Thursday, November 22

Tuesday, November 20

Silver State Gymnastics compete

Silver State Gymnastics finished third as a team while Arel Getty and Rachel Neitzke earned all-around titles in their divisions at the Nevada State Gymnastics Championships held on Saturday at Gym Nevada in Sparks.

Wednesday, November 14

Tuesday, November 13

Monday, November 12

Wolf Pack women win exhibition game

RENO - The University of Nevada women's basketball team could have had its share of reasons for its less than stellar play in an exhibition game against KSC Szekszard of Hungary. But that wouldn't be the Wolf Pack's style.

Paws in the Park Run/Walk

5-K run/walk - 1, Nicholas Thiel 21:06; 2, Jackie Taylor 23:24; 3, George Giguere 23:44;

Sunday, November 11

Locals battle in OSU-Nevada swim meet

Carson High graduate Jessie Hong and the Oregon State women's swim team were able to edge Douglas High graduates Charlene Rigdon and Brandy Reichardt and the University of Nevada in the pool.

Paws in Park held on Saturday

A total of 54 runners, walkers and their dogs turned out for the inaugural Paws in the Park fund-raiser for the Carson City Humane Society Saturday morning at Riverview Park.

Chaparral wins first state title since 1993 with 5-3 win over Gorman

SPARKS - Seeing his team's three-goal halftime lead slipping away, Chaparral's Omar Bywaters made his best decision of the weekend

Motorsports Column for 11/11/01

Last week I referred to the Fontana CART race as an anti-climax due to the lack of a championship battle. But it turned out to be perhaps the best race of the decade, with a record number of lead changes and lots of excitement.

Saturday, November 10

Chaparral ends Reno's season with 3-0 win in semifinals

SPARKS - The Reno High boys soccer team's improbable postseason run ended on Friday as Chaparral beat the Huskies 3-0 in the NIAA/U.S. Bank 4A State Championship semifinals on Friday at Reed High.

Elko defeats Galena in Northern 4A playoffs

Ball control was the difference when the Elko Indians and Galena Grizzlies collided in the semifinals of the Northern 4A football playoffs on Friday night.

Gators bite Tigers in state volleyball

LAS VEGAS - There would be no miracle comeback for the Douglas High School volleyball team this time.

Wolf Pack men's basketball wins final tune up before opener, 80-71 over Next Level Sports

RENO - Thank goodness for exhibition games. But depending on who you talk to, the Nevada men's basketball team might be ready the 2001-2002 regular season opener next Saturday at Cal-State Northridge.

Douglas graduates help University of Nevada women's swim team

Douglas High graduates Brandy Reichardt and Charlene Rigdon helped lead the University of Nevada women's swim team over a split squad from No. 7 California.

Tuesday, November 6

Local soccer teams win Kit Carson titles

Local soccer teams won five of seven divisions in this past weekend's Kit Carson Shootout.