Stories for August 2018

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Friday, August 31

Nevada Wolf Pack routs Portland State

RENO — Lightning, fortunately for the Nevada Wolf Pack football team on Friday night, did not strike for the second year in a row in the same place.

Prep Roundup: Carson High football falls at Foothill

A fumble return for a touchdown turned out to be the turning point of the game for the Carson High football team in its 41-7 loss at Foothill near Redding, California, on Friday.

Paul Alan Petteruti

On August 25th, the angels came and lifted my sweet baby from this earth, taking him from his long battle with heart issues and cancer to a place where there is no pain.

Marian Artesani

Marian was born October 9, 1926 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Teresa and Charles Stults. She passed into heaven May 24, 2018 in Carson City, NV.

Thursday, August 30

Carson High girls tennis beats Spanish Springs

The Carson High girls tennis team picked up a nice win with a 10-8 victory over Spanish Springs on Thursday at CHS.

Cheryl L. Davies

Cheryl L. Davies, 73 of Carson City, passed away on August 29, 2019. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Nellie Evelyn Crail Nelson

Nellie Evelyn Crail Nelson, born November 9, 1916 in Folsom, CA to Wilson Edward Crail and Alice Theresa Riley Crail, passed away August 26, 2018 in Fallon, NV.

John W. Ovrid

John W. Ovrid, 71 of Gardnerville, passed away August 29, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Douglas Oran Freasier

Douglas Oran Freasier, 74 passed away on August 28, 2018 in Carson City. Arrangements are in the care of Nevada Funeral Services, 775-883-5500.

Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack future depends on winning now

Nevada Wolf Pack sports is turning into a cheesy remake of the movie Glengarry Glen Ross. There was men’s basketball coach Eric Musselman at a football press conference on Monday urging fans to show up at Mackay Stadium for Friday night’s football season opener.

Wednesday, August 29

Babette Haueisen

Babette Haueisen was born in Wisconsin on January 23, 1930. At an early age her family moved to the Bay Area. Babette is known as Queen of Donner Lake. For most old timers and some new timers Babette was also known as “Ms. B” and was a LEGEND not only to the area, but to the Ski Industry.

John Gust Bolaris

John Gust Bolaris passed away with his wife by his side on Saturday, August 25, 2018.

Carson High football hopes for better start at Foothill

Maybe Carson High football coach Blair Roman can tell his team Friday’s game at Foothill near Redding, California, actually starts at 6:45 p.m.

Nevada Wolf Pack ‘excited’ heading into opener

Doom and gloom has been replaced by optimism and enthusiasm at Mackay Stadium this season. “We’re real excited about this football team,” said Nevada Wolf Pack head coach Jay Norvell, who lost his first five games last year on the way to a 3-9 debut season in charge of the program. “We are anxious for people to see us play.”

Tuesday, August 28

Prep roundup: Carson boys cross country starts strong

The Carson boys cross country team got off to a strong start to the season at the Douglas Class Races Invitational at Lampe Park.

Wayne Emerson Brown

Wayne Emerson Brown died on August 21st surrounded by family. He was 83 years old. He was a glass man who worked until just before his 83rd birthday, an avid baseball player who never missed listening to a Giants game, a hunter, a fisher, a lover of Elvis, a dad who taught his daughters the value of hard work and integrity, a poppa who faked being pushed in the pool for laughs and hid money in Easter eggs. And, he was a man who made sure that every daughter and grandchild knew how to throw a ball and cast a line.

Alec Thomas Dotson

Alec Thomas Dotson, 92 of Carson City, passed away on August 23, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Monday, August 27

Nevada Wolf Pack basketball signs walk-on

RENO — University of Nevada head men’s basketball coach Eric Musselman has announced JoJo Anderson will join the Wolf Pack as a walk-on this season.

Lady Wave volleyball drops season opener

The season didn’t start in Fallon’s favor with the Lady Wave volleyball team dropping straight sets to Wooster on Thursday in Reno.

Clear bags only at Mackay for Nevada Wolf Pack football

RENO — As the Wolf Pack football team prepares for its season opener on Friday against Portland State, the Nevada athletics department has announced a new clear bag policy is in effect at Mackay Stadium this season.

Kerry Don King

Kerry Don King, 59, passed away on August 23, 2018 in Carson City. Arrangements are in the care of Nevada Funeral Services, 775-883-5500.

William “Bill” Young

Bill passed August 4th and is once again with his beloved Ardell. They’re both at peace after long battles with Parkinson’s.

Joseph Martin House Jr.

with a heavy heart that the family of Joseph Martin House Jr. announces his passing. His life was taken too soon by an auto accident on August 21st, 2018 at the age of 58.

William Dennis Klaus

William Dennis Klaus passed away due to injuries he sustained in a vehicle accident on August 25, 2018.

Sunday, August 26

Saturday, August 25

Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack must beat Portland State

The Portland State Vikings will come to Mackay Stadium on Aug. 31 to open the Nevada Wolf Pack’s football season in what will be nothing more than a glorified pep rally.

Friday, August 24

Carson High football team scores 28 unanswered points in win over Lower Lake

The moment came in an instant but seemed to be run in slow motion.

Prep Roundup: Carson High girls golf wins opening match

The Carson High girls golf team began the season strong by winning the opening Sierra League Tournament on its home course, Eagle Valley East.

Roger Diez: Danger of catch fencing for open-wheel cars

In an accident at the IndyCar race at Pocono last Sunday, driver Robert Wickens was severely injured in an accident that eerily resembled the crash that killed Dan Wheldon at Las Vegas seven years ago.

Thursday, August 23

Patricia Jane Chandler

Pat was born in Los Angeles, California where she lived for most of her life.

Jimmy Edward Sweatt

Jimmy Edward Sweatt, age 56, of Mound House, NV passed away on August 17, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.

Anthony John Masciola Jr

Anthony John Masciola Jr, age 70, of Carson City, NV passed away on August 21, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.

Anthony Duane Mitts

Anthony Duane Mitts, age 75, passed away peacefully at home on August 14, 2018.

Donald LeRoy Logie

Donald LeRoy Logie passed away on August 23, 2018 at the age of 85. He was born in Hampden, North Dakota. The son of Ernest and Glora Logie. Donald attended school at Hampden and graduated from Northfield High School in 1950.

Karen Svensson Panelli

Karen was born and raised in Carson City, Nevada. She attended Carson City schools and graduated from Carson High School.

Michael J. Davidson

Michael J. Davidson, 74 of Reno, passed away on August 14, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Wednesday, August 22

Western Flat Track racing, Pro/Am to be held Saturday at Fuji

The Western Flat Track Carson City Deuce’s Wild Pro/Am Flat Track Motorcycle Race will be held on Saturday at Fuji Park. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. with gates opening at 6.

Bryan Corey

Bryan Corey died August 10, 2018 in Medford, Oregon at the age of 60. Bryan was born in Bremerton, Washington to parents Donald and Bettianne Corey. His son Austin Corey, brother Bruce Corey, and sisters Kris Woods, Diane Corey, Denice Connolly, Darlene Rhodes and Dawn Gibson survive him. Bryan lived an interesting life, including being a Founding Member and 40 year Patch Holder of the Lords of Iron MC, Carson City, Nevada.. A Memorial will be held at a later date.

George Charles Kaiser

July 2, 1919 - Aug 12, 2018 George grew up in Rosemead, CA. He attended local schools including Pasadena City College. He enlisted in the Army Air Corp in 1943 and flew combat missions during WW2.

Casey Andrew Wilson

May 3, 1977 - August 4, 2018 Born in Porterville, California. He leaves behind his loving wife Melody, her daughter Stevie Williams and her daughters Juliana and Maya, his mother Sandy Parnell, sister Bethany Brown (Dave) Brothers Matthew Wilson (Tammy) and Joshua Wilson (Eursela) and lots of extended family.

Carl Eugene Larch

Aug 4, 1931 - June 12, 2018 Carl Eugene Larch passed of natural causes at his home in Fernley, Nevada on June 12, 2018 at age 86. Born in Prineville, Oregon on August 4, 1931, he was the 5th of 6 children born to Nellie Lucille Merritt Larch and Albertus Lee Larch.

Chiyo Peterson

Chiyo Peterson passed away after a brief illness at the age of 91 on Wednesday August 15, 2018. Survived by son Koji daughters Mits and Yoshi (Wayne) 3 grand children, 7 great grand children, 5 great great grand children. Many nephews, nieces and friends. A life well lived A life well remembered There will be no funeral service per Chiyo’s request.

Carson High football hoping for all the right moves

Carson High football coach Blair Roman has three clear goals for his team during the 2018 season.

DJ Kengott

DJ Kengott, 54, of Carson City, NV, passed away on August 20, 2018. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

Community sports: Tom Sawyer plays a mean round of golf

The following are the latest results for the Empire Ranch Senior Men’s Golf Club’s individual stroke play event held on Aug. 15. The tournament also served as the first round of the Club Championship. The second round will be on Aug. 22.

Tuesday, August 21

JoAnne Marie Vecchiarelli

JoAnne Marie Vecchiarelli, of Carson City, passed away on August 2, 2018 arrangements are in care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Monday, August 20

5 seniors return for Wave volleyball team

The Lady Wave volleyball team begins its season this week against Wooster before jumping into league play next week. Patty Daum returns and spoke with the Lahontan Valley News about her expectations and outlook on another season.

Fallon opens season against Spring Creek

The Greenwave football team opens the season this week against Spring Creek, which defeated Fallon in last year’s playoffs.

Shirley Bonnet

Shirley Bonnet, age 88, of Carson City, NV passed away on August 19, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.

Dayton football falls against Yerington 16-6

The Dayton football team opened the season on Friday with an encouraging effort before falling, 16-6, at Yerington.

Lori Denise (Dahl) Pyle

The family of Lori Denise (Dahl) Pyle, of Minden, Nevada, would like to announce her permanent change of address. On August 7, 2018, at the age of 58, Lori took her last breath on earth and awoke in heaven in the arms of Jesus.

Richard “Rich” Lee Rickman

Long time Fallon resident Richard “Rich” Lee Rickman passed away at his residence on August 17, 2018, with his family by his side.

Henry Herman Cagliari

Henry Herman Cagliari passed away at his residence in Fernley on August 13, 2018. He was born in Sheridan, Nevada on July 27, 1934 to Henry and Rosie Cagliari. He grew up in Garnerville and Yerington. Henry attended and graduated from Sparks High School in 1952.

Sunday, August 19

Saturday, August 18

Ex-Carson High star named summer league pitcher of the week

Bryce Moyle, a 2017 Carson High graduate, was named as the West Coast League Pitcher of the Week for July 22 after two outstanding performances.

Douglas High scores 7 rushing touchdowns in win over Sparks

The Douglas Tigers rushed for seven touchdowns on their way to a 59-22 win over Sparks in a nonleague game Friday night.

Chance Smith makes an impression in Carson High football scrimmage

If a statement could ever be made in a scrimmage, Chance Smith made it.

Friday, August 17

James Everett Magnuson Sr.

James Everett Magnuson Sr. was the second child born to Patricia Green (Magnuson) and Everett Magnuson on Tuesday, August 25th, 1964 in Pleasant Hill California.

Cecelia Isabel Cole

Cecelia Isabel Cole, 88 of Carson City, passed away on August 16, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Joe Santoro: It’s up to Leaders of the Pack

Sports fodder ... Quarterback Ty Gangi, defensive backs Asauni Rufus and Dameon Baber, linebacker Malik Reed and center Sean Krepsz just might be the key to this upcoming Nevada Wolf Pack football season.

Thursday, August 16

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Dayton's Austin Lunz breaks to the outside during Friday's game against Elko.

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Dayton quarterback Carson Keith throws during the first half of Friday's game.

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Dayton’s David Leach looks for running room during the first half Friday night

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Abel Carter tries a run up the gut against a stingy Reno defense Friday night.

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Abel Carter nearly breaks an interception for a touchdown late in the first half against the Reno Huskies Friday night at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex.

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Abel Carter nearly breaks an interception for a touchdown late in the first half against the Reno Huskies Friday night at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex.

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Kyle Rudy (35) leads Abel Carter around the right end for a Carson gain Friday night against Reno at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex.

Lawrence Steven Rose

Lawrence Steven Rose was born May 18th, 1939, in Ventura, California to Jack and Mae Rose. He was the younger brother to Ron Rose, whom we lost in 2017.

Wednesday, August 15

Lori Denise Pyle

Lori Denise Pyle, 58, of Minden, passed away on August 7, 2018. Arrangements are in care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Streak puts Reno Aces’ Vargas in Pacific Coast League elite

To say Reno Aces second baseman Ildemaro Vargas had a combination of skill and luck during his 35-game hitting streak would be an understatement.

Quilling, Mariani brothers, Stewart, Sanchez to join CHS football Hall of Fame

If there ever was a man who was named appropriately, it was Shane Quilling.

Tuesday, August 14

Softball tournament set for this weekend

The Dresslerville Athletic Club invites those interested to participate in the Walt Kizer Memorial Fast Pitch Softball Tournament to be held on Saturday and Sunday.

Marcia Lee Bennett

Marcia Lee Bennett, 68, of Dayton, passed away August 12, 2018. Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is trusted with arrangements, 775-882-4965.

Jerry K. Jewkes

Jerry K. Jewkes, 65, of Carson City, passed away August 9, 2018. Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is trusted with arrangements, 775-882-4965.

Monday, August 13

Sunday, August 12

Saturday, August 11

Joe Santoro: Northern Nevada could get Raiders’ camp

There seems to be a good chance Northern Nevada is going to benefit from the Oakland Raiders’ move to Las Vegas for the 2020 NFL season. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported this week Reno is the favorite to land the Raiders’ training camp from late July through the middle of August.

Friday, August 10

Cathy Ann Husman

Cathy Ann Husman passed away August 5, 2018. She was born October 27, 1951 in Kirksville, Missouri to Waverly Anne Epperson and Jesse Epperson.

Steven Vecchiarelli

Steven Vecchiarelli, known by many as “Vecch” went to meet his Lord and Savior after a short battle with cancer on July 15, 2018.

Tahoe ski resorts transitioning into year-round recreation destinations

Once dormant for most of the calendar year, Lake Tahoe ski resorts are transitioning into year-round recreation destinations. With flat lift ticket sales across the ski industry, climate change and the historic knowledge not every winter is epic, resorts are looking to summer activities as an additional revenue stream and a solution to employee retention issues.

Gary Leroy Waugaman

Gary Leroy Waugaman, age 55, of Carson City, NV, passed away on August 6, 2018. Arrangements are under the care of Nevada Funeral Services, 775-883-5500.

Thursday, August 9

San Jose racer back to try to three-peat in Carson City

San Jose’s Mike Rush is having the time of his life right now. He has the chance to raise his two daughters, Savannah, 11, and Bella, 2, during the week. Then he does what he loves and that’s racing motorcycles on the weekend.

Valerie Joann Pesa

Valerie Joann Pesa, age 59, passed away at 8 pm on Sunday, July 29, 2018.

Roger Diez: France scandal just one of NASCAR’s problems

Taking a short break from political scandals, there’s a big one brewing in NASCAR. Last Sunday after Chase Elliot’s first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup win at Watkins Glen, his first in the series (more on that later), NASCAR CEO Brian France was arrested for DUI and drug possession on Long Island.

Benjamin K. Bachman

Benjamin K. Bachman, 70 of Gardnerville, passed away on August 5, 2018 arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Esther Edith Lutz

Esther Edith Lutz, 91 Carson City, passed away on August 5, 2018 arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Wednesday, August 8

Marjorie Anita Southwick

Marjorie Anita Southwick, 95 years old, died June 15, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Born on October 3, 1922 in Oxnard, California, she was the second daughter of Allen T. and Isla G. Coleman. Her sister Helen was her only sibling.

William Shipman

William Shipman, age 81, of Dayton, NV passed away on August 3, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.

Richard A. Rudy

Richard A. Rudy, 81, died August 7, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Tuesday, August 7

Ron Fox

Celebration of Life Ron Fox on Aug 11th, from 10-2 at Mills Park Pavillion C. It's a pot luck BYOB type of thing so bring some Coors and funny stories and help us celebrate him like he deserves to be.

Sarah Marie Barndt Demuth

Sept 1, 1982 - July 29, 2018 In the late hours of Sunday, July 29, 2018, Sarah Demuth passed into the loving arms of God and became an angel for those she left on Earth.

Carson High football has high expectations as practice begins

Expectations could be lowered when it comes to the Carson High football team. But that’s not the Senator way or the philosophy of Carson coach Blair Roman.

Brian Michael Anderson

March 9, 1972 - August 2, 2018 Brian Michael Anderson, a life-long resident of Carson City, Nevada, born on March 9, 1972 died unexpectedly on August 2, 2018 at the young age of 46.

Nevada Outdoorsman in Wheelchairs celebrates 10th anniversary

ELKO — Nevada Outdoorsmen in Wheelchairs (NOW) is pleased to announce its 2018 hunt participants.

Sherry Lee Funseth

Sherry Lee Funseth, 71, died peacefully August 2, 2018 surrounded by family in her home in Fallon, NV.

James A. “Jim” Bradley

James A. “Jim” Bradley passed away August 3, 2018 surrounded by family. Jim was born July 2, 1968 to Sam and Barbara Bradley in Fallon. He attended Churchill County schools, graduating in 1986. He grew up with a love of hunting, fishing, and motor sports. These passions he carried throughout his life. He was extremely witty and always loved to make others laugh. He was one of the hardest workers and excelled at whatever he set his mind to.

William Plaski

William Plaski was born October 28, 1941 in Masontown, PA and passed away July 29, 2018 in Fallon, NV.

Monday, August 6

Courtesy

Not too sweet or strong, mulled red wine is the perfect accompaniment to a range of holiday treats.

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Sunday, August 5

Saturday, August 4

‘Leave No Trace’ is the law of the land

You’ve hiked miles into the backcountry and gone up countless feet in elevation. You’re almost to the beautiful waterfall you’ve been looking forward to — the climax of the trip. The euphoria that comes from the hard work and exercise sets in for a great feeling. But there’s one thing that takes away this good feeling: The trash that someone else left behind.

Friday, August 3

Roger Diez: No beating around this Busch

With Kyle Busch’s win last Sunday at Pocono, the “big three” are now the “big two and a half.” Busch and Kevin Harvick now have six wins apiece to Martin Truex Jr.’s measly four. Between all three, they’ve won 76 percent of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup points races this season, and the odds of more than half the playoff field qualifying on wins just get slimmer and slimmer.

Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack’s Portlandia episode an important one

At first glance, the Nevada Wolf Pack football team’s season-opening game on Aug. 31 at Mackay Stadium against Portland State appears to be nothing more than a glorified scrimmage. A satisfying tailgate meal on a warm summer night followed by a rousing touchdown-filled victory.

Nichlas “Nick” Bartel

Nichlas “Nick” Bartel, 71, of Nampa, Idaho, passed away July 1, 2018 after a short battle with cancer at home with his wife Vicki by his side.

Eddie Dains

Eddie Dains, age 74, of Gardnerville, NV passed away on July 30, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Carson Valley Funeral Home. 775-782-1999.

Thursday, August 2

Shirley Anne Pringle

Shirley Anne Pringle, 82, passed away on July 31, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

Richard Terry Moore

Richard Terry Moore, 81, of Carson City, Nevada, passed away on July 16, 2018 at Brookdale-Reno in Reno, Nevada.

Wednesday, August 1

‘Schutte’ yeah, Nevada should be No. 1

Mark it down, the University of Nevada men’s basketball team has received its first No. 1 ranking in school history. Actually, it’s not really an official ranking of any kind, but Chris Schutte of SBNation has written the Wolf Pack should be No. 1 in preseason polls.

Tammy Faye Morrow

Tammy Faye Morrow, 59, passed away on July 28, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

Margie Shepard

A longtime Fallon resident Margie Shepard, 85, passed away peacefully at her beloved home on Thursday, July 26th, 2018, with her family by her side

Single-game tickets for Nevada Wolf Pack football on sale

RENO — Single-game tickets for the 2018 Nevada football schedule are on sale. Tickets are available online at NevadaWolfPack.com, in person at the main ticket office on the lower level of Lawlor Events Center and over the phone at 775-348-PACK (7225).

Dawn Saraceno

Dawn Saraceno, age 72, of Dayton, NV passed away on July 27, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.

CCBMX Friday Night Lights

Carson City BMX Friday Night Lights will continue at the Pete Livermore Sports Complex on Edmonds on Aug. 10, 17 and 24.