Stories for October 2001


Sunday, October 28

Three hundred-plus turn out for Nevada Day Run

There seemed to be countless reasons why runners and walkers turned out for the 13th annual Carson Nugget Nevada Day Classic on Saturday.

Douglas and Carson girls win, Senator boys lose

SPARKS -- Perhaps, Carson High's Ali Banister said it best.

Friday, October 26

Wednesday, October 24

Tuesday, October 23

Monday, October 22

Carson Cannons win tournament

On a weekend when the Carson Cannons 18-and-under baseball club scored 70 runs in four games, there was actually some room for a good pitching duel.

Sunday, October 21

Several honored in Wendy's Program

Several Carson Country athletes have been nominated for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award program.

South Tahoe beats Carson in battle for second-place in Sierra League

There was no doubt about the outcome when the Carson Senators and South Tahoe Vikings collided in an important Sierra League volleyball match on Saturday afternoon.

Races close at Tah-Neva cross country meet

Close races were the rule on Friday when the Tah-Neva League Cross Country Championships were held at Centennial Park.

NASCAR requires head restraints

The biggest racing news of the past week is NASCAR's reversal of its stand on head and neck restraints. Even in the light of four deaths attributed to basal skull fractures, the sanctioning body had steadfastly refused to mandate the restraint devices.

Junior midgets pull off comeback

The Carson City Junior Midgets Pop Warner football team pulled off an outstanding second half comeback last week to keep its playoff hopes alive.

Galena short at state tennis tournament

Galena High School's team championship hopes fell short in both the boys and girls divisions at the NIAA/U.S. Bank State Tennis Tournament on Friday in Las Vegas.

Galena doubles team wins state title

Galena High School's Andrew Eklov and Joshua Roach swept their way to the boys doubles championship at the NIAA/U.S. Bank State Tennis Tournament on Saturday in Las Vegas.

Galena volleyball sweeps Spanish Springs

Joanna Hixon and Whitney Dibble each had nine kills as the Galena volleyball team swept past Spanish Springs 15-4, 15-1, 15-5. Carly Kolesar had six kills and Lauren Wallace had five kills while setting up the attack with 24 assists.

South Tahoe soccer boys protect Sierra League lead with win at Douglas

The Douglas High School boys soccer team faced a twofold problem in its Sierra League match at home against South Tahoe on Saturday.

Douglas girls soccer impressive in victory

The Douglas High girls soccer team set up a showdown for the Sierra League title with an impressive 4-0 win on Saturday against South Tahoe.

Dayton soccer boys defeat Battle Mountain

Gabriel Malanche scored two goals, including the go-ahead shot in the 73rd minute as Dayton High School pulled out a hard-fought 4-2 Northern 3A boys soccer victory at home against Battle Mountain on Friday afternoon.

Carson boys soccer defeats Hug

The Carson boys soccer team broke a three-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over Hug on Saturday.

Cannons baseball sweeps two games

The Carson Cannons 18 and under baseball team swept two games at the Red Dawgs Fall Shootout.

Wayment wins at Dayton qualifier

DAYTON - Six-under turned out to be the magic number. And when all was said and done on Friday, there were 24 happy players who made the cut during the first stage PGA Qualifier at Dayton Valley Golf Club.

Reno clinches Sierra League title with win at Douglas

Reno High School clinched the Sierra League football championship, but there were some anxious moments before the Huskies closed the book on a 14-6 victory against Douglas Friday night in Minden.

Senators rally to defeat Greenwave

FALLON - Former University of Texas coach Darrell Royal once told his team at halftime of a Red River Shootout with Oklahoma: "There's a heckuva fight going on out there boys, I just wished someone would show up."

Saturday, October 20

Friday, October 19

Locals strong in state golf

Galena's Luxchmi Gill and Shandra Cipriano, Douglas High's Lindsey Knox and Carson Ciarra Christian were among the top local golfers at the NIAA/U.S. Bank 4A State Golf Championships on Thursday.

Competition on upswing at Dayton Valley PGA Qualifier

DAYTON -- A PGA Tour card has never been easy to earn. Judging from scores during the first stage PGA Qualifying at Dayton Valley Golf Club the last three days, that task is only getting harder.

Thursday, October 18

Players on a roll at PGA qualifying in Dayton

DAYTON -- It's always nice to play in a group of golfers that are shooting the ball well.

Carson boys lose third-straight game, 2-0 to South Tahoe

The tailspin continues for the Carson High boys soccer team.

Thornquist runs in world triathlon

Carson City's Amy Thornquist sure was glad she trained in the 30-mile an hour head winds of Washoe Valley.

Wednesday, October 17

Monday, October 15

Sunday, October 14

Nevada loses heartbreaker, 45-42 to Louisiana Tech

RENO -- It was a game of touchdowns, a game where defense was only a theory, not carried out, a game that whichever team had the ball last would probably win.

Saturday, October 13

Friday, October 12

Senators sweep Huskies

With a key test against Douglas coming up, there was no room for the Carson High School volleyball team to let down on Thursday.

Thursday, October 11

Carson loses first game of the season, 2-0 to Reno

RENO -- There's nothing like a loss to put things in perspective.

Avoding the scoop

Many golfers with otherwise good swings are inconsistent due to a tendency to scoop the ball.

Karts champs are on track


Dayton to host PGA qualifier

Dayton Valley Country Club has established itself as one of the most respected golf courses in the country when it comes to qualifying for the PGA tour.

Wednesday, October 10

Nevada golf wins its own Wolf Pack Classic

GENOA -- Just call them Tom Duncan's army, because the University of Nevada men's golf players came up with a charge down the stretch that made the difference.

Galena grabs regional title, Senators soar to third

They may not have won and they won't be going to Disneyland. Nonetheless, the Carson High School girls golf team is going to Las Vegas to play in the NIAA/U.S. Bank 4A State Tournament next week --and they couldn't be happier.

Tuesday, October 9

Monday, October 8

Sunday, October 7

Galena volleyball routs Reed

Lauren Wallace and Joanna Hixon had strong all-around matches as the Galena volleyball team rolled to a 15-3, 15-4, 15-10 win.

Douglas boys soccer defeats Hug

The Douglas boys soccer team stayed in a strong position to earn a playoff spot in its win over Hug.

Toyota plays its trump card

The high-stakes card game that is open-wheel racing in the United States just finished another hand.

Carson volleyball routs Hug

The Carson High volleyball team solidified its position in second place in the Sierra League with a 15-5, 15-2, 15-5 win over Hug on Saturday.

Carson girls soccer defeats Galena

Those who attend Carson High girls soccer games should be well-advised to show up on time.

Carson boys soccer wins battle of unbeatens

Players for the Carson High boys soccer team might as well come out onto the field with a bulls-eye on their uniforms for the rest of the season.

Saturday, October 6

Friday, October 5

Carson boys tennis loses heartbreaker

For the Carson High boys tennis team, it just wasn't meant to be.

Thursday, October 4

Eight different Senators score in Carson's 8-0 win over Wooster

Carson High boys soccer coach Jim Nealis has mixed feelings about going into the Northern 4A playoffs undefeated, a very real possibility.

Wednesday, October 3

Carson girls soccer rolls over Wooster

Tiffany Spell and Candice Klopf both scored their first goals of the season as the Carson High girls soccer team beat Wooster 15-1 on Tuesday afternoon at Carson High.

Monday, October 1

Fernley football routs North Tahoe

There will be no four-game losing streak this year for the Fernley High football team.

Carson runners take second at Stanford

The Carson girls cross country team showed it was among the best in the West at the Stanford Invitational.