The Fernley High baseball swept a doubleheader from Dayton to keep pace in its effort to finish in the top three in the Northern 3A regular season race.
If the Carson High golf team plays as well at the Northern 4A championships as it did on Saturday, it could be heading to the NIAA/U.S. Bank 4A State Championships.
The Carson High baseball has served notice that its ready for the stretch run of the season.
RENO -- After an uplifting 8-2 win over nationally ranked San Jose State on Friday, the University of Nevada baseball team went into Saturday's game looking for their fourth three-game winning streak of the season.
The Carson High softball team had a solid all-around day in sweeping a doubleheader on Saturday against Elko.
Last weekend we made it to three ski resorts for this report: Mt. Rose, Sugar Bowl and Kirkwood. All three are closed now but it was a glorious way to go.
RENO -- The Wolf Pack has now hit 11 home runs in the their last three games after hitting two homers in Saturday's 11-8 loss in 11 innings to San Jose State at Peccole Park.
MINDEN -- It all came down to defense for the Douglas High School baseball team on Saturday.
OK, any guesses as to how much money it's going to cost Winston Cup and Busch teams to repair/replace the fifty-plus race cars that were trashed last weekend at Talladega?
University of Nevada's Tom Duncan was named the Western Athletic Conference's coach of the year after the WAC men's golf championships on Friday.
The Carson High baseball team has shown it can play against two of the state's best teams. But all the Senators have to show for it, is two frustrating one-run losses.
Kate Hardt was all alone when she hit the finish to win her 100-yard freestyle race for Carson High School during its Northern 4A swim meet against Galena on Friday afternoon.
The Comstock Shootout will continue today and Sunday with top youth girls soccer teams from across the West Coast competing.
RENO -- Everyone doubted the Reno Huskies and their 9-0 Sierra League record. After all, it came against the three worst teams in the league, although in convincing fashion.
If not for only two Northern 4A teams advancing to the state tournament this year, Carson's games this weekend against Durango and Green Valley could've been a prelude for state.
After working on the address position and pivot motion it is time to get the arms into place throughout the swing.
Carson High's Carl Winter hasn't had the same problem this year of his favorite baseball player.
The Fernley baseball team kept pace in the race for third in the Northern 3A division with a 9-1 win over Yerington on Wednesday.
The race for one of the top three spots from the Northern 4A into the NIAA/U.S. Bank State Championships in golf still appears to be wide open.
Even the home field advantage didn't help the Carson High School softball team against nationally ranked Wooster and ace pitcher Brianne McGowan on Tuesday afternoon.
Carson High graduates Rosette Rough, Margie Foster and Leah Sanchez have all played a prominent role in leading Long Island University to another Northeast Conference title.
RENO -- Wins are nothing to scoff at, especially for the University of Nevada baseball team.
An X-treme show will be offered on Saturday, April 27 when Wide-Open 2002 will be held at Sonic Drive-In at 1856 E. College Parkway.
If comparative scores are any indication, the Carson High baseball team looks to be playing its best baseball at the right time of the year as the Senators head into their most difficult stretch to end the regular season.
Sparks driver Rich Lawlor's Ford Taurus was awesome at Champion Speedway Sunday afternoon, dominating the Late Model 35 lap feature.
A twinkle still comes to Karl Olson's eyes as he recalls a time when he was one of the boys of summer.
RENO -- Besides three lopsided wins, not much can come out of a three-game series with Hug. One glaring positive, however, might be buying Carson High coach Ron McNutt more time to prepare motivational speeches for when his team will actually need them.
In what is turning into a record-setting season, the Carson High School track and field team set four more school records during its own fourth annual Kiwanis Carson Invitational on Saturday.
The big news this week is NASCAR's "parking" of Kevin Harvick at Martinsville last Sunday.
After Ali Banister and rest of the Carson High girls soccer team won the Northern 4A Championship in October, Banister said there was no way she could give up soccer. Now, she doesn't have to.
After two weekend test and tune sessions drivers will hit the asphalt Sunday at Champion Speedway for the racing season opener.
With a little help from Mother Nature, the Carson High Kiwanis Invitational today should offer something to watch for any track and field fan.
Carson City's Cory Reeves has no doubt in his mind he'll make it to the top of the ultimate fighting world.
MINDEN -- On a day better suited for Polar Bears than high school softball, Jodi Gonzales stood out for Douglas High School.
It's safe to say that going into his senior year, Carson High's Tim Priess never dreamed about pitching against Hug.
OK, so I "retired" a little soon. With all the fresh snow up there we couldn't resist one more column.
The annual Walker Lake Loon Festival is scheduled at Walker Lake on Saturday.
Carson High graduate John Chirila placed third to lead the Saint Mary's men's golf team to a third place finish in the West Coast Conference Championships this week at Riverbend Golf Course in Madera, Calif.
Every year, organizers of the Comstock Shootout think the tournament has reached its limit. But each year, the event just becomes even bigger.
Scott O'Brien said didn't think he would be a student-athlete on the collegiate level next year.
The Carson and Douglas High golf teams shot respectable scores at the Tony Horton Memorial Tournament in Manteca, Calif. on Wednesday.
The Carson City Municipal Golf Corporation through the Eagle Valley Golf Club will offer "For the Good of the Game" scholarship.
The Silver State Volleyball Club's 17 and under gold team settled for ninth place out of 40 clubs at the Crossroads Tournament held this past weekend in Kansas City, Mo.
The Reno-Fernley Raceway has set its season opener for April 27.
The last few weeks we have discussed the pivot motion, the movement of the body for an entire swing.
Two Carson Country athletes are having strong seasons for the Dana College (Neb.) baseball team.
The Carson High golf team placed 10th with its second group of players in a Northern 4A tournament at D'Andrea Golf Course in Sparks on Tuesday.
MINDEN -- No pitcher ever wants to see a shutout performance wasted. McQueen High School's Richard Moore made sure his wasn't when he delivered a RBI double in the top of the seventh inning to break up a scoreless duel against Douglas on Tuesday.
Motivation was toughest opponent for the Carson Senators on Tuesday against Sparks. The game didn't count in the Sierra League standings.
Holly Peck of Gardnerville ran a time of 3 hours, 7 minutes and 43 seconds to lead a group of local entries in the 106th Boston Marathon on Monday.
When the chips were down on Saturday afternoon, there was no doubt who the Fernley High School baseball team wanted on the mound.
SPARKS -- Josh Carter hurled himself right off a plateau with his record-setting performance in the shot put.
RENO -- Wooster High School's Brianne McGowan is generally regarded as the best pitcher in Northern 4A softball right now and possibly the best ever.
RENO -- The Rice Owls, ranked No. 3 in the country, are good enough that you don't have to give them runs. They're good enough that if you leave a dozen players on base, they'll make you look pretty bad.
Last weekend I was at Phoenix International Raceway, announcing the season opening race for the American City Racing League.
Fernley High's Matt Leestma led the Vaqueros to a strong showing in a Northern 3A golf tournament on Friday in Winnemucca.
If it wasn't for his wife, Terrie, Ron McNutt may have not coached the Carson Capitols this long.
Carson City's Mikey Orlick has finished off the USASA snowboarding season ranked as the third best freestyle rider in the nation.
Carson City's Lynda Upton finished in third place in the U.S. Challenge Professional Golf Tour's Falcon Dunes Golf Classic at Falcon Dunes Golf Club in Arizona after Thursday's final round.
Tonight will be "Merk Human Scholarship Night" when the Carson Senators host the Wooster Colts for a double header.
If you're still up for snowsports better get off to your favorite resort -- if it's still open. The warm weather which keeps Bay area skiers and boarders away has had its way and the areas are closing fast.
Even though freshman pitcher Brittany Puzey recovered nicely from a rocky start, unfortunately it wasn't enough for the Carson High School softball team to win its game against McQueen Thursday afternoon in Reno.
Douglas High's Chelsey Myers has signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Division II Seattle Pacific University.
Rachael DeRiemer still takes the high school season seriously, but now in her mind playing volleyball in the fall just keeps her in shape for when she joins the Silver State Volleyball Club.
The role of the pivot motion for the forward swing is to position the body in such a way that the hands and arms are free to make an unencumbered swing into and beyond the ball.
Heavenly Ski Resort will stage its annual Dummy Gelande race today at the base of the World Cup run on the California side starting at 2 p.m.
Several pitchers combined on a one-hit shutout for the Douglas High baseball team in a 10-0 win over Fernley on Tuesday.
Galena High won again in a Northern 4A tournament on Tuesday at Empire Ranch Golf Course.
Carson High freshman Brittany Puzey rounded second base before the ump declared the shot to center field a ground-rule double in the opening inning Tuesday at the Field of Dreams in South Lake Tahoe.
It was hardly a spring day at Todd Fields, but Steven Gerken warmed up South Tahoe High baseball fans with a pair of long home runs Tuesday in a nonleague game with Dayton.
Carson City's Lynda Upton is already making a name for herself in her professional career.
Carson City's Jerry Allec Jr. is on the verge of reaching his next "stepping stone" on the way to an ultimate dream: Racing in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series.
The Carson Quakes 12 and under girls soccer team has won a bid to represent Carson City in the American Youth Soccer Organization National Games to be held in July in Oahu.
A questionable call led to the Yerington baseball team's downfall against Manogue.
For those who go out to Carson High School's Ron McNutt Field on Friday, it won't take long to detect the scent of hot dogs and hamburgers on the barbecue grill
Ross McMahan has the talent as a swimmer, cyclist and runner to compete on a national level as an triathlete.
A pair of sophomores, Evan Bill and Jake Petersen, showed some promise for the future and provided some key points for the Douglas High School boys track and field team during a three-way non-conference meet on Saturday in Carson City.
Less than a year ago, James Huckaby was on top of the Nevada 3A baseball world.
This weekend is the first test and tune session at Champion Speedway. All racing divisions will be testing in rotation, with another two-day session scheduled for next weekend.
More than 100 runners and walkers will be out pounding the pavement in Carson City this morning when the fourth annual Jester's Jog is held.
Champion Speedway will open the 2002 race season on April 21 but when the 27th rolls around the evening will feature the return of a non-winged sprint car series.
Jake Rasner has become the latest freshman phenom for the Carson High baseball team.
In the end, the Galena High baseball team that made the play that broke Modesto High's hearts.
The Carson High softball team received two more outstanding efforts from freshman pitchers Kayla Dunn and Brittany Puzey in the Ceres Tournament in California.
While the unseasonable warm weather has made spring skiing the best in years, it also brings early closings.
The Carson High baseball team obviously hopes there are no more days like this.
Austin Graham continued his hot hitting for the Douglas High baseball team, but it wasn't enough against nationally ranked De La Salle of Concord, Calif.
It would've taken an unbelievable second round by all six Carson High golfers and a complete collapse by first round leader Eureka for the Senators to win the 10th annual Dick Stoddard Memorial Golf Tournament on Thursday at Eagle Valley.
It doesn't look good for the Carson High golf team to repeat as champions in their own tournament.
The Douglas High baseball team split in its first two games at the Atwater/Winton Lions Tournament in California.
Last week we discussed the impact position, the most important part of the golf swing.
Kayla Dunn struck out 13 over five innings as the Carson High softball team opened with a 6-2 win over Riverbank in the Ceres Tournament.
Douglas High graduate Brandy Reichardt was among the University of Nevada athletes who were named to the Western Athletic Conference all-academic team in winter sports.
Despite a frustrating season last year for Arizona State, Carson High graduate Paul Glass still thought that he would be playing in the NFL.
The fund raiser will feature a hosted bar beginning at 6 p.m. and a buffet dinner at 7, followed by a number of activities.
Coleville High freshman pitcher Stephen Ybarra kept the Dayton High baseball team off balance with his off-speed stuff as Coleville went on to beat the Dust Devils 2-1 on Tuesday at the Whittell Tournament held at Governors Field.
MINDEN -- As long as Brianne McGowan remains a Wooster Colt, opposing teams will simply have to lower their expectations.
The Carson High boys golf team will host the Dick Stoddard Memorial Golf Tournament.
-- Apr. 3 -- Carson Fly Fishing Club regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in the conference room at the BLM offices at 5665 Morgan Mill Road. Call Dave Conklin at 885-9974, Stan Zuber at 882-9027 or Bob Hilderbrand at 882-7401.
Dayton High senior Shaun Merrill shook his head when he heard the suggestion to ban the event.
Carter got off a heave of 53-feet, 8-1/2 to trail only Jon Howard from Arroyo Grande High in Southern California.
Thomas defeated Pete Smith of Tahoe Donner Golf & Country Club 7-and-5 in the first-round match, then he came back to win an all-Carson City second match against Eagle Valley's Mike Browning 5-and-4.