Carson High's John Stewart isn't going to let this opportunity slip by. Stewart has decided to continue his football career at Weber State.
The Dayton High boys basketball team is on a roll and seems to be peaking at the right time of the year.
The old cliche goes it's not how you start, it's how you finish. But sometimes, it's how you start and finish.
As you read this, the Rolex 24 hour race at Daytona will be winding down. Quick! Turn on Speed Channel and catch the checkered flag at 10 a.m. local time!
RENO - The Air Force Academy boxing team may be the defending National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) national champions, but it was the Nevada Wolf Pack which successfully defended its home territory on Friday.
RENO - It takes a lot to make Derek and Tyler Hinkey mad. The brothers, who hail from McDermitt, are generally quiet and soft-spoken and normally let their fists do their talking.
Carson High seniors Ciarra Christian and Katie Kotter have been nominated to play in the third annual McDonalds All-American High School Girls Basketball Game.
The Yerington boys basketball team did something to Rite of Passage that no one else has done this year - Hold the Rams in check.
RENO - Douglas High basketball coach Keith Lewis had hinted all week that his team had problems playing at North Valleys, and that he expected a much-tougher game from the Panthers this time around.
The Carson City Municipal Golf Corporation, the nonprofit organization that manages Eagle Valley Golf, has announced the appointment of Patty Lundberg Bray to itsBoard of Directors.
RENO - After months - and in some cases, years - of training, several University of Nevada club boxers will finally get to perform in front of a home crowd.
Eight-hundred million people from 220 countries using 24 different languages will be centered on Houston Sunday for Super Bowl XXXVIII.
Manogue hit five threes on its way to take a 38-22 halftime lead and finished with seven threes against the Yerington boys basketball team.
If there were 4.2 seconds left, the game would have gone into overtime. But thankfully for the Dayton High boys basketball team, there were 4.3 seconds left.
Dr. Michael Fischer has made sure that Carson City swimmers have had access to weight training equipment that he never had the chance to use when he was an athlete.
Short-handed Carson High boys and girls skiing teams were still almost able to pull out wins against Wooster before just falling short.
The Yerington High boys basketball team took control in the second quarter and held on for a 61-58 win over Truckee on Tuesday.
Last Saturday at Kirkwood was a return to the old locals' resort now gussied up to near-destinaton level with all the condos and fancy new bars. All it needs is an airport.
To contend for championships, teams don't always have to be on. They're just on when they have to be.
The Carson High wrestling team warmed up for its showdown with arch-rival Douglas with a 78-4 win over Wooster on Saturday at home.
I met an interesting lady the other night. She might possibly be the biggest NASCAR fan in Northern Nevada, if not the country.
When Derek Lorenzen scores 28 points and Iain Hill adds 23,it's obviously a good bet that the Galena High boys basketball team is going to win.
The Colorado Rockies believe left-handed pitcher Shawn Estes of Douglas High is the type who doesn't hide from difficulty.
The Dayton High boys basketball team gave a glimpse of capabality in its biggest win of the year.
The High Sierra Wild Pee Wee ice hockey team will play two home games against the Stockton Colts this weekend in NORCAL regular season action.
When Diego Hurtado showed up to compete in last week's Everlast U.S. Championships at Colorado Springs, many of the competitors and coaches had one question on their minds: Who is this guy and where did he come from?
REN0 -- The proverbial monkey is finally off University of Nevada's back.
Last week New England and Carolina proved once again that in the National Football League, defense wins championships.
Galena High's Amy Jackson and Kellie Burton have been named to the Western Athletic Conference's fall All-Academic team for the University of Nevada.
It was an impressive win for the Carson High wrestling team over a solid program in Reno.
The Carson High boys skiing team stayed unbeated with an impressive 88-68 win over McQueen on Wednesday.
Champion Motor Speedway is taking verbal commitments for car numbers for the 2004 season.
MINDEN - Thanks to a five-minute drought at the outset of the fourth quarter, Douglas High's boys' basketball team fell from the ranks of the unbeaten Tuesday night.
The Carson Bulldog wrestling team had a strong showing in a tournament hosted by Reed High School.
Several honorees with Carson Country ties will be among the 11 Northern Nevadans who will be inducted into the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Hall of Fame this year.
The 10th annual Walker River Pheasant Championship is scheduled for Feb. 6-8.
Nominations are now being accepted for individuals to serve on the Lake Tahoe Basin Federal Advisory Committee.
Perhaps the most controversial topic in all of racing right now is NASCAR's proposal to change the points system to include a "playoff" for the last 10 races of the season.
The Galena boys basketball team couldn't hold homecourt in the battle for first place in the High Desert League.
MINDEN - Freshman Keith Olson putthe Douglas High basketball team on his burly back and carried it to one of the biggest wins in recent history.
United States soccer star Brandi Chastain will be the keynote speaker at this year's Salute to Champions Dinner.
The Galena High boys basketball team warmed up for today's showdown with Elko with an impressive 54-26 win over Fallon on Friday at home.
The Yerington boys basketball team jumped out to an 11-4 lead after one quarter but couldn't hold on. Lowry outscored Yerington 15-7 to take a 19-18 halftime lead.
SOUTH TAHOE, Calif. - Nick Summers, who grew up in Zephyr Cove and attended Whittell High for one year, loves to play at South Tahoe High against some of his old teammates from his Little League and Pop Warner days.
The Carson Bulldog wrestling team had another strong showing in a tournament it hosted at Carson Middle School, sending 30 wrestlers to the finals.
There's one sure thing Dan White has learned being around racetracks - if it ain't broke, don't try to fix it.
The Nevada Wonders soccer team got its feet wet last year in its inaugural season and believe its taken major steps to make its second campaign much more successful.
If the University of Nevada baseball team exceeeds preseason expectations, maybe it will make the NCAA Tournament this year.
Mickey Daniels of Carnelian Bay at North Lake Tahoe is widely acclaimed by many persons (including yours truly) to be the premier sport fishing guide at Lake Tahoe.
Carson High's Nick Shine has been nominated to be the Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year in football.
It's been like clockwork for Carson City's Silver State Gymnastics Academy. Even with major lineup changes, the beat goes for the Silver State athletes.
Jan. 24 is a very special time of the year in the lives of approximately 2,000 hardy Alaskans. They live in a small community known as Barrow in northern Alaska, located on the edge of the Arctic Ocean.
Katie Kotter's two free throws with nine seconds left in regulation play iced Carson High's 46-44 win over the Greenwave Tuesday night in a nonleague girls' basketball game at Fallon.
The High Sierra Wild Pee Wee B team split two games over the weekend in NORCAL youth hockey action.
Ralph Myrehn Sr. never was a man who liked the limelight. He was strictly old school, a blue collar worker who ate meat and potatoes - except for baseball games, where he always loved a good hot dog.
If you haven't considered wearing a helmet while skiing or boarding, it might be a good idea to consider it.
The Carson High girls basketball team had an encouraging performance against Reed considering the Raiders couldn't miss from three-point range.
DAYTON - So, how well did Amanda Sbragia play for the Dayton High girls basketball team on Saturday?
RENO - Kirk Snyder admitted that his eyes lit up at the opportunity to face Southern Methodist University's 2-3 zone defense.
DAYTON - It was a typical game for these two Lyon County rivals - hard fought and it came right down to the wire.
MINDEN - When the Northern Nevada basketball rankings came out before Christmas, Douglas coach Werner Christen was stunned to see North Valleys ranked third in the state.
The Yerington High boys basketball team outscored North Tahoe 18-6 in the third quarter to break the game open.
RENO - Nevada seeks its second straight Western Athletic Conference victory when it hosts SMU tonight at 7:05 at Lawlor Events Center.
Historically, in the NFL Divisional Playoffs, home teams win at the very strong rate of 73 percent. Recently that rate has been a remarkable 83 percent, with all four home teams prevailing last year.
n Every Tuesday at 7 p.m., Wednesday at 2 p.m. and Friday at 8 p.m. on Carson Access Television Channel 10 - "The Outdoor Recreation Show," a one-hour television program about local outdoor activities.
CAPLES LAKE, CALIF: Dave Kirby of the Woodfords Station (530-694-2930) said, "It's pretty nice up here at Woodfords (Monday afternoon). I've sold a couple of fishing licenses but have not had any reports back on fishing."
If so, here is a final reminder that you need to submit a Trophy Fish application to the Nevada Department of Wildlife by no later than Friday, in order to qualify for a Trophy Fish Certificate for 2003 or to be a new Nevada State Record holder.
NASCAR is already cranking up for the 2004 season, with testing underway at Daytona for Winston (oops, Nextel) Cup teams that finished in odd-numbered points positions taking to the track this past week.
RENO - It may have been the biggest basket of Garry Hill-Thomas' four-year career at Nevada.
There's only one standard of success for a world record holder at the Olympics. Anything less than a gold medal is considered to be a failure.
The Carson Bulldog Wrestling Club began the season with a strong performance at the South Reno Tournament on Sunday at Wooster HIgh.
Topaz Lake, which is on the Nevada-California Stateline, along U.S. 395, opened the 2004 fishing season on Jan. 1.
The Fernley High boys basketball team was able to hold on for a 64-61 win over Dayton on Wednesday at home.
It could be called the Carson High wrestling team's second "sandwich" match of the season.
Conditions haven't been this favorable in a long time for the Carson High boys skiing team.
The Dayton High wrestling team won its first ever Lyon County title during a four-way meet in Yerington. Dayton beat Yerington 42-34, Fernley 57-21 and Silver Stage 57-24 for the crown.
The new year seemedto be an excellent time to revisit something from the past, so I headed to Heavenly's Boulder Lodge Sunday after enjoying the power at Heavenly Saturday from the California base.
Just ask Acelino Freitas, who dethroned "King" Artur Grigorian for the WBO lightweight title Saturday in a Showtime-televised bout from Foxwoods Resort, in Mashantucket, Conn.
Stephen Novello and Shawn Ebernickel each won titles to lead the Dayton High wrestling team to the championship of its own Dust Devil Invitational over the weekend.
A late fourth quarter rally faltered for Fallon's varsity boys' basketball team as the Greenwave lost to Douglas 58-55 Saturday night in Fallon.
The Galena High boys basketball team may have let one slip away, but it was still an encouraging effort.
MINDEN - The rivalry between Carson's Eric Aguilera and Galena's Joel Rivadeneyra goes back several years to their youth wrestling days.
Championship boxing begins early this year, as WBA-WBO 130-pound champion Acelino "Popo" Freitas moves up in weight to challenge WBO lightweight titleholder "King" Artur Grigorian in a 12-round contest tonight at Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Conn.
It's not too often that a team can have twice as many turnovers as points scored in one half and still come back to win.