Stories for September 2004


Thursday, September 30

Nevada to host 2006 tournament

The Western Athletic Conference announced Friday that its board of directors have awarded Reno and the University of Nevada the 2006 men's and women's basketball tournaments.

Douglas soccer falls to North Tahoe

Colten Mellows scored the only goal for the Douglas High boys soccer team in its 4-1 loss to Northern 3A power North Tahoe on Friday.

Carson cross country strong in Tahoe

The Carson High boys and girls cross country teams had an impressive effort in the South Tahoe Relays on Friday.

Douglas shuts down South Tahoe

Facing arguably the top passing offense in the Northern 4A, the Douglas defense didn't flinch for a second.

Senators back on track

The Carson High football team simply put a revised lineup on the field, reached down and came up with its best offensive performance of the season for an important 38-21 homecoming victory against North Valleys on Friday night.

Fallon's defense tames Grizzlies

Both Fallon and Galena's football teams prowled the gridiron for their first league win of the season like a pack of wolves feasting on a fresh piece of carcass.

Dayton had all the heart, needed a foot

DAYTON - Yes Virginia, the Dayton Dust Devils are for real. They can play a little football.

Wednesday, September 29

Carson hosts North Valleys for homecoming

In terms of numbers, the Carson High School football team is not in a favorable position coming into its homecoming game tonight against North Valleys.

Dayton soccer beats Fernley

Kristel Thompson scored two goals, the second coming with two minutes remaining to give the Dayton High School girls soccer team the lead en route to a 2-1 Northern 3A victory at home against Fernley on Tuesday.

Picking the baseball playoffs

As of Wednesday evening, none of the match-ups were set for the first round of playoffs in Major League Baseball.

Carson Midgets shut out South Tahoe

The Carson Midget Pop Warner football team moved to 2-0 on the season with a 37-0 victory over South Tahoe last Friday night at Governors field.

Krahns are first family of soccer

When Vern Krahn began as an official and Colleen Krahn volunteered as a team parent, they never imagined the entire family would step up to the plate and donate much needed time to the Carson City American Youth Soccer Organization.

Galena volleyball sweeps past Reed

Lydia Mailander had 10 kills and seven digs as the Galena volleyball team swept past Reed 25-16, 25-17, 25-18 on Thursday.

Prep football capsules

Second-place in the Northern 3A football race - and possibly a lot more than that - will be at stake tonight when Dayton plays host to Spring Creek.

Carson volleyball beats Reno in five

In Shana Wilkins' opinion, the match went two games longer than it should have gone.

Tuesday, September 28

Carson girls tennis beats North Tahoe

The Carson High girls tennis team made sure it wouldn't have to play Northern Nevada power Galena in the first round of the zone playoffs.

Carson boys soccer edges Douglas

Any heated rivalry is bound to bring with it some controversy and the Douglas-Carson boys' soccer match-up Wednesday afternoon in Minden didn't disappoint.

Barry not your ordinary jock

For the past three-plus seasons, tackle Chris Barry has quietly been one of the cornerstones of the Nevada defense.

Monday, September 27

Third straight shut out for Pop Warner

The Carson Senators Junior Pee Wee Blue Pop Warner football team improved its record to 3-0 by beating Truckee 33-0.

Carson Junior Midget Pop Warner defeats Truckee 20-6.

The Carson Junior Midget team won its second straight game of the young season with a 20-6 victory against a stubborn Truckee team last Friday night at Governor's Field.

Pack players are 0-for-UNLV

RENO - UNLV has been so dominant in recent years that not one University of Nevada football player has been part of a win against the Rebels.

Send the right message about team work

You've seen the beer commercial on television featuring the ultimate me-first professional athlete - Leon? You've heard the sportscaster tell Leon, "There's no I in team," to which Leon replies .... "There's no we, either?"

Douglas girls soccer beats Carson

MINDEN - Looking at the Douglas High School soccer field for any longer than five minutes Tuesday afternoon, it was tough to tell who, if anyone, was in control of the game.

Carson tennis teams fall to South Tahoe

Maybe the Carson High girls tennis team should have been told its match began a half hour earlier than scheduled. Then the Senators may have been ready to start on time.

Villoria impressive for Douglas

Douglas High's Nikki Villoria and Melissa Oglesby received a chance to see where they stand in a matchup of top players in Northern Nevada and Villoria came away with three impressive wins to sweep in singles.

Sunday, September 26

Stumbling across a new handy trail

Following four llamas carrying the baggage for an outing of perhaps a dozen plein sol (open spaces) painters, I stumbled across a trail as handy as any I've found this season.

Saturday, September 25

Carson runners make strides at Stanford Invitational

When first-year Carson High School cross country coach Dennis Brinson introduced his team to its season schedule in August, he emphasized a handful of races that would be especially important.

Tigersharks open short course season at 'Freeze'

John Wandel, Kevin Dyer and Matt Grunert combined to win six races for the Carson Tigersharks during the Autumn Freeze Invitational age group swim meet which concluded Sunday in Minden.

Friday, September 24

Stupid move by Gordon

OK, I lied about basking in the sun in Monterey last Sunday. It was cold and rainy there Sunday morning, but the weather didn't dampen the spirits of the Cherry's Jubilee car show.

Douglas boys soccer falls to Wooster

Wooster's Silvano Herrera rattled a shot in off the right post with 35 seconds left to lift the Colts over Douglas 2-1 in Northern 4A Sierra League action at Douglas High School Saturday afternoon.

Carson girls salvage tie at Reno

RENO - Fortunately for the Carson High School girls soccer team, the law of averages eventually evened out Saturday afternoon.

ROP rolls past Hawthorne

Hugo Araiza, Jason Toma and Darrell Gentry all had huge days as the Rite of Passage football team rolled to a 47-0 win over Hawthorne on Saturday.

Reno boys rally to beat Carson

RENO - An old nemesis jumped up and bit the Carson High School boys soccer team on Saturday afternoon in a 2-1 Sierra League loss against Reno.

Thursday, September 23

Nevada set to enter the Dark Side

Nevada football coach Chris Ault has never pulled any punches, and he isn't about to start now.

Galena volleyball beats Elko

Julia Mailander had 19 kills, seven blocks and six digs to lead the Galena High volleyball team to a 25-6, 20-25, 25-12, 25-10 win on Friday.

Short-handed Senators fall

SPARKS - It will go into the books as a 28-0 victory for the Reed High School football team. For the Carson Senators, however, it will go down as a lesson to remember in terms of surviving against adversity.

Douglas football routs North Valleys

Normally when your offense grinds out 271 yards on the ground and your defense records seven sacks, you wouldn't expect to hear words like "ugly" and "flat" coming out of the mouths of the coaches and players after the game.

Dayton beats Yerintgon

YERINGTON - The Golden Pick annually goes to the best football team in Lyon County. The Dayton Dust Devils have control of the coveted pick, and there are no signs to indicate that the pick is going anywhere but the school's trophy case.

Fernley defeats Sparks

Brian Jones ran for 154 yards and three touchdowns on 10 carries as the Fernley High football team beat Sparks 39-20 on Friday at home.

Wednesday, September 22

NFL replay system isn't working

Fans opposed to the use of instant replay reviews in the National Football League can list numerous legitimate problems with the flawed system, and last Monday night's game between Minnesota and Philadelphia exhibited some of them.

Carson Midgets shut out Douglas

Led by Robbie Bozin's 146 yards on 24 carries, the Carson Pop Warner Midgets defeated arch rival Douglas 20-0 last Friday night at Stodick Park in Gardnerville.

Dayton volleyball beats Fernley

Sarah Connet dished out 22 assists and added seven kills and five digs to help lead the Dayton High volleyball team to a 25-19, 25-16, 24-26, 25-21 win at Fernley on Thursday.

Carson volleyball falls to South Tahoe

Young players give you a lot of energy, but they are prone to making a lot of mistakes, too.

Carson tennis teams fall to Reno

At least the Carson High boys tennis team wasn't shut out in the competitive stage of its match with Reno High.

Hard work has paid off for Rankl

While some of her classmates spent their summers taking nice vacations, Carson High senior Liz Rankl was hard at work pounding golf ball after golf ball at the practice range at Thunder Canyon Country Club.

Tuesday, September 21

Carson in need of two coaches

It's always a daunting task to find a coach who will be entrusted with continuing the success of a program, especially when the predecessor is still the school's athletic director.

Dayton volleyball falls to Incline

The Dayton High volleyball team sustained its first loss of the season on Tuesday when it was beaten at Inclince 17-25, 25-23, 15-25, 19-25.

Neddenriep, Carson girls take first

Kristin Neddenriep and the Carson High girls cross country team turned in an impressive effort in a four-way meet on Wednesday on the Western Nevada Community College course.

Boyle ties for seventh

SEASIDE, Calif. - With a final round total 7-under par 209, Charlie Gibson of Windson Golf Club won the 2004 Senior Northern California Open Championship on Wednesday at Bayonet & Blackhorse Golf Club.

Wooster soccer stuns Carson boys

The Carson High boys soccer team must have thought it entered the Twilight Zone on Wednesday.

'Sevor-ed' ties: Nevada high on safety

RENO - Shannon Sevor is all about effort and intensity.

Lake Tahoe Marathon is coming up

After 30 years of teaching physical education at South Lake Tahoe Middle School, Les Wright started the Lake Tahoe Marathon as a way to fill his retirement days.

Monday, September 20

The half shot

An important skill in the quest for improved scores is learning to hit half shots, in other words the ability to vary the distance you hit the ball with a given club.

Junior Pee Wee Blue wins again

The Carson Senators Junior Pee Wee Blue Pop Warner football team continued its stingy ways by posting its second straight shutout in as many games by beating the Sparks Wolf Pack 19 Ð 0.

Carson girls soccer beats Wooster

The Carson High girls soccer team warmed up for a huge two-game stretch with an 8-0 win at Wooster on Tuesday.

Carson tennis teams roll

It was almost as if a revolving door was placed on the Centennial Park courts on Tuesday, watching all the Carson High boys tennis players passing through.

Carson bodybuilder takes first place

Carson City bodybuilder Cindy McEwan won the Women's Masters division in the Team USA Natural Olympia held recently in Las Vegas.

Carson volleyball sweeps N. Valleys

The Carson High volleyball team stayed unbeaten in Sierra League play heading into a key match at home on Thursday with South Tahoe as they swept at North Valleys on Tuesday 26-24, 25-20, 25-22.

Who was that George Sisler guy

Even though there's no pennant fever in Seattle these days, Ichiro Suzuki is providing excitement for the Mariners fans with a spectacular hitting display in which he is leading the American League with his

Galena volleyball sweeps Fallon

Round one for taking the lead in the High Desert League tilted in Galena's favor Tuesday in Fallon.

Rankl wins, Carson girls take second

Three was an important number for the Carson High girls golf team Tuesday afternoon at Empire Ranch Golf Course.

Senators look to rebound at Reed

Never mind that Reed High School stands among the top Class 4A football teams in Northern Nevada, if not the entire state. Carson coach Shane Quilling intends to focus solely on his own Carson Senators tonight when they visit Reed tonight.

Sunday, September 19

Saturday, September 18

Memorable Silver State Classic victory for Bullard, Barnes second

This would have been a memorable victory for Amy Barnes on her hometown track. Instead, the final race of the Nevada State Sprintcar Championship Series Saturday night at Champion Motor Speedway turned into a memorable victory for Bryan Bullard.

Win No. 50 eludes Regier, again

MADERA, Calif. - Half the length of a super modified race car is all that stood between Troy Regier and his coveted 50th win on Saturday night.

Friday, September 17

Carson boys soccer falls to South Tahoe

For 75 minutes, the Carson High and South Tahoe boys soccer teams sparred with each other like two fighters not willing to give their opponent an opening.

Douglas soccer wins

Ianni Dunbar had three goals and an assist as the Douglas High boys soccer team rolled to the win.

Carson girls fourth at Nevada Union Invitational

Christy Works and Annie Brinson cracked the top 20 individually to lead Carson High School to a solid fourth-place finish in the large schools varsity girls race at the 42nd annual Nevada Union Invitational cross country invitational on Saturday in Grass Valley, Calif.

Fast start propels Carson girls past South Tahoe

Once again, the Carson High School girls soccer team wasted no time getting on the scoreboard.

Galena wins three of four matches in Las Vegas

The Galena High School volleyball team capped off a roller coaster ride at the Durango Fall Classic Saturday in Las Vegas.

ROP rolls to an easy win

Jason Toma gained 104 yards on 11 carries and scored three touchdowns as the Rite of Passage football team rolled to a 68-0 win over Silver Stage.

Dayton volleyball team rolls to win

The Dayton High volleyball team continued to roll with a 25-15, 25-15, 25-16 win over Lowry on Saturday.

Flowers blooms for Nevad

RENO - Nichiren Flowers had the kind of game he'll remember for a long time; the kind of game that people knew he was capable of when he came to Nevada.

Nevada bulls over Buffalo

RENO - Nevada needed to regain the momentum it had lost in the second half, and it was veteran running back Chance Kretschmer to the rescue.

Thursday, September 16

Dayton volleyball sweeps

Amanda Sbragia nearly had a triple double for the Dayton High volleyball team as it rolled to a 26-24, 25-9, 25-19 win over Spring Creek on Friday.

Galena beats nation's No. 1 team

Even though the Galena High volleyball team didn't have the most successful of days, it can still claim a win over the No. 1 team in the country.

CHS turned into Porter House

At quick a glance, statistics showed Hug High's Isaac Porter had 126 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Unfortunately for the Carson Senators, there were still 45 minutes left to play and Hug was on track to a 42-8 Sierra League victory on Friday night.

Douglas football beats Galena

The Galena football team just couldn't find any room to run against Douglas Friday night.

Dayton makes history vs. Lowry

DAYTON - Arrogance or horrible judgment.

I'll be basking in Monterey

As you read this on a (forecasted) chilly Sunday morning in northern Nevada, I'll be basking in the California sunshine in Monterey.

Wednesday, September 15

Douglas tennis wins

Two of Northern Nevada's top players, Melissa Oglesby and Nikki Villoria continued to roll as the Douglas girls tennis team improved to 2-2 in league.

Dayton volleyball sweeps

Amanda Sbragia had a huge serving match with 10 aces as the Dayton volleyball team rolled in its Northern 3A opener, beating Sparks 25-21, 25-9, 25-10. Sbragia added four blocks and six kills.

Lady Legends Drivers in Dash for Cash at Champion

As part of the festivities taking place at Champion Speedway's 2004 season finale on Saturday night, four women who are regular competitors in the Legends division will face off in a six-lap shootout for a $100 winner-take-all purse.

Champion finale Saturday night

No matter what the name of the track - Tahoe-Carson Speedway, Silver State Raceway or Champion Speedway - the Silver State Classic has closed the curtain for every season of racing for the last 41 years.

Carson tennis teams roll

The Carson High girls tennis team warmed up for a big week with a 39-6 win over North Valleys on Thursday at Centennial Park.

Galena volleyball sweeps

Lydia Mailander's hitting and Chelsea Appelbaum's serving helped lead the Galena High volleyball team to a sweep of Spanish Springs 25-11, 25-18, 25-16 on Thursday.

Buffalo shuffles off to Nevada

RENO - University of Buffalo, winless in two starts this season and mired in a 12-game losing streak, is making the longest road trip in school history when it visits Nevada tonight (6:05 p.m.) at Mackay Stadium.

WAC tourney should stay in Reno

Come to Reno basketball fans of the Western Athletic Conference. Watch some hoops and and have fun doing it.

Tuesday, September 14

Engstrom, Garrison off to fast starts for Pack

RENO - Graduation and injury decimated the University of Nevada's linebacking corps.

Hopkins set to retire De La Hoya

After undisputed middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins defeated Felix Trinidad in 2001, he failed to capitalize on his success and went on to defend his crown against the likes of Carl Daniels, Morrade Hakkar, William Joppy and three-time opponent Robert Allen.

Van Zant overcomes cancer

Shane Van Zant went through three months of chemotherapy treatment, consisting of 6-hour-a-day sessions. Big deal.

Galena boys soccer beats Fallon

The Fallon varsity boys' soccer team gave an unexpected gift to Galena Tuesday afternoon in Fallon.

Douglas soccer falls to South Tahoe

Midway through the second half Wednesday afternoon, South Tahoe boys' soccer coach Chris DeLeon could feel the situation becoming more desperate.

Carson soccer beats North Valleys

With a showdown against perennial powerhouse South Tahoe three days away, it was only natural that Carson High's boys soccer team overlooked North Valleys.

Monday, September 13

Carson Junior Pee Wee Blues roll

The Carson Senators Pop Warner Junior Pee Wee Blue football team made a bold statement Friday night as they beat the Sparks Steelers 35Ð0.

Carson volleyball sweeps

The Carson High volleyball team rolled to a 25-13, 25-17, 25-15 win on Tuesday at Hug.

Rankl first, CHS second by one

Carson High's Liz Rankl has established herself as the best golfer in the Sierra League for now by winning low medalist honors for the second straight week.

Carson tennis sweeps Douglas

It's not like the Carson High boys tennis team didn't want to face the best players that Douglas had. But the Senators aren't going to apologize, either.

Little guy plays big role for Carson defensive unit

At a glance, opposing offenses might be tempted to go outside or deep in an attempt to challenge the cornerback who wears No. 14 for the Carson High School football team.

Dayton soccer rolls past ROP

Jesus Lozano scored five goals as the Dayton boys soccer team rolled to the win.

Galena soccer rolls against Fallon

Fallon's home opener against Galena Tuesday afternoon is a game the Lady 'Wave soccer team would gladly like to forget about.

Carson faces Hug in Sierra League opener

There's no need to tell either Shane Quilling or Rollins Stallworth how high the stakes will be tonight when their respective Carson and Hug high school football teams take the field.

Sunday, September 12

Cotto's performance rekindles memories

After watching Miguel Cotto dismantle Kelson Pinto over six rounds Saturday on HBO, I was left with a feeling that comes along about as often as a good hair day for Donald Trump.

Coaches differ in views of wins

Nevada's Chris Ault and UTEP's Mike Price go back a long ways. They were coaching rivals in the Big Sky, and now are matching wits in the Western Athletic Conference.

Carson, Nevada grad gets taste of pro ball

Joe Mercer had to wait long enough to finally receive a chance to play professional baseball.

Saturday, September 11

Perry wins Desert Rose series

Phil Perry received the $1,000 check as he won the final 100-lap Super Late Model race in the Desert Rose Series on Saturday night at Champion Speedway.

Friday, September 10

Carson girls defeat Reed

In the past, the Carson and Reed high school girls soccer teams have locked horns in some memorable battles that have gone down to the wire.

ROP beats Battle Mountain

The Rite of Passage football team used a strong defensive effort in the second half to go on to beat Battle Mountain 26-15 on Saturday.

Carson boys soccer team defeats Reed

Jeremiah Schenzel scored one goal and assisted on two others to help the Carson High School boys soccer team to a 5-1 victory against Reed Saturday morning in Sparks.

Galena volleyball takes second

The Galena High volleyball team settled for second in its own High Sierra Invitational on Saturday, losing to one of Northern California's top team teams.

Taking a Chance on a new role

RENO - Chance Kretschmer is used to being the go-to guy in the Nevada backfield.

Thursday, September 9

Nevada to take on Sacramento State

RENO - University of Nevada football coach Chris Ault has seen the enemy, and its not Sacramento State.

Brinson places eighth for Carson

Annie Brinson placed eighth and Chad Shroy took 13th to lead the Carson High girls and boys cross country teams on Friday at the Reed Invitational.

Yerington rolls by Incline

INCLINE VILLAGE - For the past three years, Yerington High football coach Cody Neville begged Mikey Burt to come out for the team.

Douglas football rolls to victory

The Douglas defense didn't need very long to convince its home crowd Friday night that it was going to be just fine.

Watson leads Carson past Galena

RENO - If at first you don't succeed, try again. Especially if the play is counter trey, and if Austin Watson is the one running it.

Wednesday, September 8

I've got to pick the Cowboys

Yes, it's that time of year to celebrate the return of the most popular form of sport known to American man, the National Football League.

Senators, Grizzlies searching for first win

Some common threads link the Carson and Galena high school football teams coming into their contest tonight in Reno.

Carson tennis beats North Tahoe

The Carson High boys tennis team showed its growth early in the season by pulling out several close matches in a 26-19 win at North Tahoe on Thursday.

Tuesday, September 7

'Surplus' of pitching for Giants

I don't know if the Penny Pincher (a.k.a. San Francisco Giants managing general partner Peter Magowan) remembers making this statement.

Douglas soccer 'Mellows' out

Colten Mellows led the defensive effort and also scored on an outstanding individual effort as the Douglas High boys soccer team stayed unbeaten with a 3-1 win over Galena on Wednesday.

WNCC to apply for Scenic West

Western Nevada Community College is setting its sights on playing baseball and women's soccer in the Scenic West conference, college officials said today.

Rankl wins, CHS takes second

Liz Rankl knows Silver Oak Golf Club very well. She worked there two summers ago, and has played the course quite a few times.

Douglas defense looks for redemption

The Douglas defense will be seeking some redemption tonight in its home-opener against Elko.

Monday, September 6

A rough shot

A shot that proves difficult for many golfers is a shot from close to the green where the ball is sitting down in thick grass.

Aces fired at Silver Oak

Chuck Dodd and Barbara Succuro recently fired holes-in-one at Silver Oak Golf Club.

Rowe not happy with his play

Nevada quarterback Jeff Rowe was understandably upset after Monday's 38-21 season-opening loss to Louisiana Tech.

Galena sweeps past Reno

The Mailander girls - Julia and Lydia - each had nine kills to help the Galena High volleyball team to an easy sweep of Reno, 25-11, 25-11, 25-14 on Tuesday.

Dayton volleyball sweeps Wooster

Amanda Sbragia had another huge match with 11 kills, 13 digs, five blocks, two aces and one assist to help the Dayton volleyball team to a 25-17, 25-19, 25-20 win over Wooster.

McQueen defeats young Carson volleyball

A young Carson High School volleyball team showed flashes of promise at times Tuesday night. The Senators simply weren't consistent enough, as McQueen swept to a nonconference victory at Morse Burley Gymnasium.

Carson girls soccer rolls to victory

Morgan Beam and Danielle Benamati each scored three goals as the Carson girls soccer team rolled to a 13-0 win at Hug on Tuesday.

Cotto set to take on Pinto

When Miguel Cotto faces Kelson Pinto for the WBO junior welterweight title Saturday on an HBO After Dark presentation, which will be televised from Hato Bay, Puerto Rico, he will be facing more than a fellow unbeaten fighter.

Sunday, September 5

Millard pulls Outlaw Kart hat trick

A number of QRC Cup competitors stuck around to join local Outlaw Kart racers for a non-points race at Thunder Bowl Speedway Sunday evening.

Wolf Pack sinks in Louisiana Moats

RUSTON, La. - Air Wolf, the moniker for Nevada coach Chris Ault's high-powered offense, crash landed Monday afternoon before 21,127 fans and a national television audience.

Saturday, September 4

Was it really just another close fight?

These four words were not only an integral theme to the science fiction movie "Signs," starring Mel Gibson, but come as close to any other to describe what keeps going on in that otherworldly realm known as professional boxing.

Friday, September 3

Nevada to bid for '06, '07 WAC tourneys

MONROE, La. - The University Nevada, in conjunction with the Reno Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority, will submit a bid today to host the 2006 and 2007 Western Athletic Conference men's and women's basketball tournaments at Lawlor Events Center.

Nevada volleyball falls short in upset bid

RENO - This could be described as a moral victory. In the end, however, the University of Nevada volleyball team fell just short in its bid to spring the biggest upset in the program's history against Stanford on Saturday night.

Thursday, September 2

Late driver's car to be raffled off Sept. 18

Angi Maloney, widow of Tim Maloney, a Hustlin' Hornet driver and one of the initiating forces behind the division, has chosen to raffle off his "race" car so another person can have fun.

State title games set for Sam Boyd

The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association reached a verbal agreement on Friday morning to hold its 2004 NIAA 1A/2A/3A and 4A Nevada State High School Football Championships, presented by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, at Sam Boyd Stadium.

Carson boys soccer holds car wash

The Carson High boys soccer program will hold a car wash from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today at Lowe's in Carson City. A $5 donation will be accepted.

Works takes seventh for CHS runners

Christy Works took seventh to lead a solid effort by the Carson High boys and girls cross country team at a meet hosted by Spanish Springs on Friday.

Fallon rolls against Fernley

It was an opening win Greenwave fans had not seen for five years. Friday's game was also a match-up neither the Fallon or Fernley crowd has seen since 1988 when both teams belonged to the old Northern AA.

Carson falls against McQueen

It simply came down to some red zone mathematics.

Dayton rally falls just short

DAYTON - Simply put, the Dayton Dust Devils dug themselves too big of a first-half hole.

Yerington routs Independence

Junior fullback Ricky Menesini rushed for 169 yards and one touchdown to help Yerington High School post a 41-12 Northern 2A football victory at home against Independence on Friday night.

Champion's future up in the air

After last night, only two races remain on the 2004 schedule for Champion Speedway. But will the venerable track see two more seasons?

Wednesday, September 1

Carson girls golf takes third

The Carson High golf team got off to a solid start in its first Sierra League Tournament on Thursday at Northgate Golf Course.

Carson tennis teams beat Hug

The Carson High boys and girls teams had what amounted to exhibition matches on Thursday against Hug.

Carson volleyball holds off Dayton

The Dayton Nation had the Carson High volleyball team on the ropes. But Lindsay Ford came up with the play that may have very well have saved the match.

Double-Header Kart Race at Thunder Bowl Labor Day Weekend

This Saturday, Sept. 4, the QRC All Star Tour will visit Thunder Bowl Speedway in Mound House.

Coach returns to area

It will be a homecoming of sorts for Sacramento State football coach Steve Mooshagian when he trots onto the Mackay Stadium turf today.