RENO — Jace Zampirro and John Holton combined on a 3-hitter, and Chase Blueberg collected three hits to lead the Carson Blue Jays to a 10-0 win over the Reno A’s on Thursday at Bishop Manogue.
Carson High’s football team wrapped up its two-week spring session with a two-hour 7-on-7 scrimmage Thursday afternoon.
RENO — Nevada athletic officials say season tickets for this year’s Wolf Pack football games are selling at a record pace.
Elena Thurman said she hadn’t played basketball since Carson High was eliminated from the section playoffs in mid-February, but it wasn’t evident Wednesday night.
Carson’s Matt Nolan and Douglas’ Hunter Myers are rivals during the high school season and teammates during the travel ball season. They both used the term bittersweet when asked about the end to their high school careers.
The Carson Blue Jays split four games during the Memorial Day weekend.
WALNUT, Calif. — Corey Reid and Dakota Baker finished first and third, respectively, at the 36th annual Mt. Sac Decathalon held over the weekend.
Below are the top three finishers in individual results and team scores from the Tah-Neva Championships held Wednesday at Carson High:
Carson High basketball coaches Nate Tolbert and Carlos Mendeguia will get a chance to coach some of the best players in Northern Nevada on Wednesday.
Congratulations are in order, first to Ed Carpenter for winning the pole for the 97th Indy 500, and second to Jimmie Johnson for his NASCAR All-Star race victory.
The Carson Blue Jays, the summer baseball team of the Carson High Senators, started its season with a 11-6 to the Reno A’s on Wednesday.
RENO — Wolf Pack baseball coach Gary Powers has decided to retire from his position after more than 30 years of service to the University of Nevada, Powers and University of Nevada Director of Athletics Doug Knuth announced Friday.
The Nevada Nets, an eighth-grade AAU basketball team based in Carson City, won a tournament in Sacramento recently to qualify for the upcoming national tournament in Anaheim June 27-30.
For Western Nevada College’s baseball team and its fans, it didn’t seem like the Cochise fourth inning would ever end.
STERLING, Colo. — D.J. Whittemore said it wouldn’t be easy for Cochise College to apply the knockout punch to his club in the Western District baseball championship.
LAS VEGAS — Led by the boys 3200-meter relay squad, Carson High’s track team brought home three more medals on Saturday at the NIAA State Track & Field Championships at Silverado High School.
Douglas swimming standout Shelby Koontz capped a brilliant freshman season Saturday, winning the Division I state title in the 100 free at the Carson Aquatic Center.
It’s become readily apparent after watching Northern Nevada track for the past few years that Carson High has the best facilities in the area, and should host the state track meet every other year.
The King of the West Sprint Car Series made its debut on the high banks of the 3/8 mile clay oval at Reno-Tahoe-Fernley Speedway last night.
STERLING, Colo. — Western Nevada College advanced to the Western District baseball tournament championship round by splitting a pair of games on Friday.
Maddie Preston has been a model of consistency for the Carson High track team this year, posting team-best marks in the long jump, triple jump and high jump, and qualifying for regionals in all three events.
Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . . On the surface, Chris Ault joining the Kansas City Chiefs as a consultant makes absolutely no sense.
STERLING, Colo. — The situation looked discouraging for the Western Nevada College Wildcats in the second inning of their Western District baseball tournament opener in Sterling, Colo., on Thursday afternoon.
Carson High has always put top-notch relay teams on the track during the postseason, and this year is no exception.
Coming off a dominating performance at last week’s Scenic West Athletic Conference, the Western Nevada Wildcats open District play on Thursday against Lamar College in Sterling, Colo.
It’s been quite a sophomore season at Linfield College for former Carson High softball player Lisa Yamamoto.
RENO — There it was. A regional championship, six outs away and ripe for the picking.
YERINGTON — Lettie Lynch qualified in four events — two individual and two relays — to lead the Dayton High track team at Saturday’s Division IA regionals at Yerington High School.
RENO — Madison Preston demonstrated that it’s not how you start, but how you finish, Saturday at the NIAA Division I Track & Field Championships at Damonte Ranch High School.
HENDERSON — There are few teams that can compete with one that allows just a single run in three tournament games.
Fifteen Carson High swimmers have moved on to the NIAA Division I regional swimming finals today at the Carson Aquatic Center.
HENDERSON — Western Nevada College moved into the championship game of the Scenic West Athletic Conference with a 10-0 mercy rule win over top-seeded College of Southern Nevada on Friday at Morse Field.
Lots to talk about this week — local racing, NASCAR appeals and rule changes, Talladega in the rear view mirror and Darlington in the windshield, Indy 500 preparations, and Formula 1 in Spain. Oh, and happy Mother’s Day to all you moms out there. You know who you are.
Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . . Nevada Wolf Pack quarterback Cody Fajardo will have a Heisman Trophy-worthy season in 2013.
HENDERSON — Western Nevada College’s Cody Hamlin celebrated being named the Scenic West Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year by throwing his best game of the season.
In his short time at Carson High, Corey Reid has already established himself as one of the best competitors in the last 10 years, and that shouldn’t surprise anybody who has lived in this town for a while.
Finish in the top three or you’re done. That’s what faces the 20-plus members of the Carson High track team as they venture to Damonte Ranch High School for Saturday’s NIAA Division I regional finals. The top three finishers in each event advance to the NIAA State Championships on May 17-18 in Las Vegas at Silverado High School.
The day started with Carson leadoff hitter Gehrig Tucker being taken to the emergency room and ending up in bed, and it ended with a couple of defensive mistakes.
MINDEN — The Douglas High girls softball team advanced to the regional semifinals Wednesday afternoon, beating Galena 9-1.
HENDERSON — No Scenic West Athletic Conference baseball team has had a better won-loss record than the Western Nevada College Wildcats over the last half of the season.
RENO — After getting crushed twice in shortened games by the Manogue Miners during the regular season, nobody gave Carson High much of a chance to win its playoff opener.
Bob and Monica Pike and Dave and Brooke Nielsen shot net 62s to win Thunder Canyon Country Club’s Cinco de Mayo 4-ball Shamble tournament on May 5.
MINDEN — The game didn’t have an optimal start and the scoring came in unconventional ways, but the Douglas High School softball team took care of the most important statistic — the win column — in the first round of the NIAA Division I regional playoffs Tuesday afternoon.
Justin Barlow made a name for himself with his quickness and run-stopping abilities at Carson High, and three years later he hopes to have that success at the college level.
Carson High’s softball team entered Saturday’s home doubleheader against Galena needing a sweep to have a chance to qualify for the regional tournament which starts on Tuesday.
RENO — Dakota Baker had a big day on the track Saturday, and if he can duplicate it seven days from now, he’ll punch his ticket to Las Vegas for the state championships.
Western Nevada College honored nine players on Sophomore Day on Saturday, and many of them contributed to a doubleheader sweep of College of Southern Idaho.
When WNC baseball coach D.J. Whittemore pinch-hit Joey Crunkilton in the bottom of the eighth inning for Spencer Dorsey, who had two homers in three at-bats, it caught people off guard.
HENDERSON — College of Southern Nevada swept Western Nevada in a Scenic West Athletic Conference doubleheader, 11-2 and 8-3, Friday afternoon.
It was a good night at Reno Tahoe Fernley Speedway last Saturday, with warmer temperatures and milder winds than the season opener.
Just get through. That’s the message members of the Carson High track and field coaching staff delivered to their athletes on Wednesday afternoon, as they prepared for the Division I regional trials on Saturday at Damonte Ranch High School.
Sports fodder for a Friday morning ... The Nevada Wolf Pack’s 2010 miracle football season just keeps getting better and better. In fact, it doesn’t seem like such a miracle anymore. The 2010 team can now boast nine players that have been drafted by the NFL.
SPARKS — Carson High’s playoff hopes took a severe hit when the Senators dropped a 6-2 decision to Spanish Springs on Thursday afternoon.
MINDEN — With packed bleachers and a rivals occupying the opposing dugouts, the playoff atmosphere was certainly in the air Thursday afternoon at Tiger Field.
Jan. 23, 1923 - Nov. 19, 2011 Lorene Julia Kamps, 88, formerly, Lorene Sutton of Fallon lost her battle with Alzheimer’s in 2011. Lorene had been residing at Shawnee Gardens Nursing Home in Shawnee, KS since 2004. Lorene had retired in 1996 and moved to Kansas City from Galveston, TX where she had worked as the Sommelier for Gaido’s Restaurant. KC is the home of her daughter, Kathy Jenkins and four grandchildren.
Carson High’s Charlie Banfield threw one of the best games of his career, but Douglas’ Nolan Weintz was a tad better.
Alvina Mae Sprowl, 83 of Carson City, passed away on April 29, 2013. Autumn Funerals & Cremations is trusted with the arrangements. (775) 888-6800.
Nancy Ruth Miller, 69 of Gardnerville, passed away on April 27, 2013. Autumn Funerals & Cremations is trusted with the arrangements. (775) 888-6800.
Josephine Louise Breuer, 89 of Carson City, passed away on April 30, 2013. Autumn Funerals & Cremations is trusted with the arrangements. (775) 888-6800.
Emily Lynne Monares-Holland, 67 of Dayton, passed away on April 20, 2013. Autumn Funerals & Cremations is trusted with the arrangements. (775) 888-6800.
Patricia C. Newcomb, 71 of Carson City, passed away on April 27, 2013. Autumn Funerals & Cremations is trusted with the arrangements. (775) 888-6800.
Robert Henry Hinds, 94 of Dayton, passed away on April 26, 2013. Autumn Funerals & Cremations is trusted with the arrangements. (775) 888-6800.
1925 - 2013 Born December 7, 1925 in Sparks Nevada, Marjorie was the first born to George and Ida Egan. She was a past worthy advisor of the Carson Assembly of the Order of Rainbow for Girls organization, a social club for up and coming young women. Marjorie attended Carson schools, graduating from high school in 1944, and attended UNR
April 28, 2013 Marie Embry passed away at Renown Hospital Sunday evening a little after 9 p.m. She is survived by her children, Sylvia Willard, Linda Glimp, Norma Rose, Amy Allen, Steven Rose, Jenny Westin, and John Embry.
The Pumas U13 boys soccer team representing the Carson Futbol Club won the recently concluded Comstock Shootout at Edmonds Sports Complex.
MINDEN — Douglas High sophomore Kali Sargent had a career day Tuesday afternoon against rival Carson High.