Stories for June 2018

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Saturday, June 30

Darrell Moody: Hall passes on Nevada for Missouri State

When it was announced Josh Hall was transferring to Missouri State five days ago, I was speechless. Hall was coming off one of the best NCAA runs in the history.

Carson City juniors ousted at All-Star tourney

Reno National broke open a tight 4-3 game with six unanswered runs en route to a 16-4 win over Carson City’s Junior all-star team Saturday morning in an elimination game in the District 1 tournament.

Carson Blue Jays rally to beat Damonte

The Blue Jays made it two straight in the Reno Knights July 4th Tournament with a 9-8 come-from-behind win over the Damonte Ranch Rebels on Saturday at Ron McNutt Field.

Friday, June 29

Carson Blue Jays win tourney opener

Carson’s Justin Stevens faced a tough task when he took the mound against the Grants Pass Nuggets in the opening round of the Reno Knights 4th of July Tournament

Renard J. Labriola

Renard J. Labriola, age 85, passed away at his home in Carson City on June 15, 2018. He was born on May 29, 1933 in Hoboken, New Jersey to Dominic and Vincenza Labriola.

Duane Eugene Hudspeth

Duane Eugene Hudspeth, 86, passed away on June 26, 2018 in Dayton, Nevada. Arrangements are under the car e of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

30 to be inducted into Greenwave Hall of Fame’s 2nd class

After inducting its inaugural class last fall when more than 30 were honored in front of 400 family members and friends, the Greenwave Hall of Fame is making this year’s class just as outstanding as the first.

Thursday, June 28

Carson City 10s tournament run comes to an end

Carson City’s 10-year-old all-star team had its run through the consolation bracket ended by Truckee Little League, 9-4, Thursday night at Governors Field.

Joe Santoro: Muss is Nevada’s Wolf Pack’s Fixer Upper

There’s no such thing as a trade in college basketball. You can’t sell or buy players. Well, not technically. But coach Eric Musselman has never let that stop him from remaking his Nevada Wolf Pack roster every single year he’s been in Northern Nevada.

Raymond O. Kechely

Raymond O. Kechely, 81 of Carson City, passed away at home June 27, 2018.

Wednesday, June 27

Carson City junior all-stars lose tourney opener

Carson City Little League Junior all-star team got off to a rough start in the District 1 tournament.

Justo Manuel Mariscal

Justo Manuel Mariscal, 50 died June 27, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Elsie Louise Bond

Elsie Louise Bond, 94, of Carson City, NV, passed away on June 21, 2018 in Carson City. Arrangments are under the trusted care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

Samuel T. “Sam” Cook

Samuel T. “Sam” Cook, 76, of Carson City, passed away at home, June 26, 2018. Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is trusted with arrangements, 775-882-4965.

Tuesday, June 26

Carson City 10-year-old all-stars rally for win

The Carson City 10-year-old all-star team rallied from a 7-1 deficit to knock off Carson Valley, 13-7, Tuesday night in the District 1 tournament at Governors Field.

Richard Alan Reynolds

Richard Alan Reynolds, 70, of Carson City, Nevada passed away on Sunday June 24, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.

Richard Hutson

Richard Hutson, 91, passed away on June 24, 2018 in Carson City. Arrangements are in the care of Nevada Funeral Services, 775-883-5500.

In Loving Memory of Evelyn Marie “Moo Moo” Larsen

April 26, 1947 ~ June 21, 2018 Evelyn M. Larsen, passed away peacefully at the age of 71, surrounded by family at her home in Minden, Nevada, on Thursday, June 21st at 11:11 pm on the evening of the summer solstice.

Hugh W. Baldwin

Hugh W. Baldwin, 98, died June 22, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Monday, June 25

Carson 10s win to stay alive

And then there was one. The Carson City 10s routed South Tahoe 17-0 in a consolation game to remain alive in that bracket of the District 1 All-Star Tournament Monday night at Governors Field.

Nevada adds Utah to schedule

Nevada adds Utah to schedule RENO – University of Nevada head men’s basketball coach Eric Musselman continues to fill in the Wolf Pack’s difficult non-conference schedule with the addition of Utah for the 2018-19 season.

Joanne D. Thomas-Rodefer

Joanne D. Thomas-Rodefer was born on October 9, 1934 in Pendleton, Oregon. Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ called her home on June 16, 2018

Julie Mabel Watts

Julie Mabel Watts, 82 of Silver Springs passed away on June 24, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Betty Lou Potts

Betty Lou Potts, 89, died June 23, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Evelyn M. Larsen

Evelyn M. Larsen, 71, died June 22, 2018 in Minden, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Saturday, June 23

Benavidez pitches no-hitter for Carson Blue Jays

SPARKS — Garritt Benavidez needed just 57 pitches to throw a five-inning no-hitter against Fernley, leading the Carson Blue Jays to an 11-0 win Saturday afternoon at the Reed Summer Tournament.

10-year-olds last Carson City All-Star team in title contention

The Carson 10-year-old all-star team is the only city squad still in contention for a district championship after a 19-7 thrashing of Sparks National on Saturday at Governors Field.

Darrell Moody: Carson High needs a boys tennis coach

Carson High is on the lookout for a new boys tennis coach to replace Justin Clark, who stepped down after last season.

Friday, June 22

Carson City 10s roar back, fall short at Little League tourney

The Carson City 10-year-old all-star team dug itself a monumental hole to start the game, and could never quite recover.

Carson Blue Jays split at Reed tournament

SPARKS — The Carson Blue Jays split two games on the first day of the Reed Summer Tournament on Friday. Carson started the day with a 10-3 win over Pinole Valley, and then dropped an 18-8 five-inning decision to the Boise Senators.

Josephine (Jody) Lucille Thurston

March 2, 1925 ~ June 21, 2018 Josephine (Jody) Lucille Thurston, passed away peacefully at her home in Fallon on June 21, 2018.

Winston “Wink” Richards

Winston “Wink” Richards passed from this world April 14, 2018 in his Carson City home with his daughters at his side. He was just shy of his 81st birthday. He had been under hospice care for a short time before his passing.

Fallon senior duo attracting Division I attention says Thomas Ranson

School’s been out for almost a month. High school students are beginning to register for the upcoming sports season, which doesn’t start until August. But a couple of Fallon seniors are making some waves this summer in deciding their future after high school next year.

Thursday, June 21

Carson City 11-year-olds fall at All-Star tourney

It was a rough day all the way around for the Carson City 11-year-old all-star team.

Joe Santoro: With Pack football, Nevada Day could be something to celebrate

The Nevada Wolf Pack football team this season could be looking at one of its biggest one-year improvements in the program’s history. Since 1919, the biggest jump in victories in successive Wolf Pack seasons is six between 1989 (seven wins) and 1990 (13).

From South Carolina to Reno, Aces players Walker and Marzilli have remained friends

RENO, Nev. — A friendship that evolved both on and off the field at the University of South Carolina almost nine years ago has taken two baseball players across three time zones to Northern Nevada.

Wednesday, June 20

Carson City teams split at Little League tourney

Carson City Little League opened with a win and loss at the first day of the District 1 All-Star Tournament at Governors Field on Wednesday.

Doren B. DeNeal

Doren Brent DeNeal was born in Grass Valley, California, to Darl Albert and Ella (Hutchins) DeNeal on February 1, 1936. He joined brother, Kay Darl DeNeal, 2. Doren died in Renown Hospital, Reno, Nevada, on May 29, 2018.

Kurt Muench

To all my Friends and Loved Ones I greet you with Happiness And Love. Grandma Ruth is fishing with Grandpa and I, having A wonderful time. Remember I will be watching out for you, And will be with you in your dreams.

Tuesday, June 19

Community Sports: Carson City again hosts District Little League tourney

The annual Nevada District 1 All-Star Tournament kicks off Wednesday at Governors Field.

Jerry Crouch

Gerald (Jerry) Wayne Crouch, 79, of Carson City, Nevada, passed away at home on June 1, 2018 after a brief illness. He was surrounded by his family.

Donald Hill

Donald Hill, 90 of Carson City, has passed away on June 15, 2018 and is in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Monday, June 18

Eleanore Smokey

Eleanore Smokey passed away on June 14, 2018.

Lola J. Smith

Lola June Capps Smith, a resident of Fallon since 2003, passed away June 7, 2018 after a 40 year battle against Multiple Sclerosis.

John S. Campbell

John S. Campbell, 79, of Minden, NV passed away peacefully. Growing up in San Luis Obispo, CA, John joined the United States Air Force, served during the Vietnam War, and was a proud military veteran to the day he died.

Ted Hunt Sanford Jr.

Ted Hunt Sanford, Jr. passed away on June 12, 2018 in Reno, NV.

Sunday, June 17

Saturday, June 16

Carson Blue Jays split Saturday at High Sierra Tournament

RENO — The Carson Blue Jays scored in all six of their at-bats en route to a 13-6 win over the Colt 45s on Saturday at the High Sierra Tournament at Bishop Manogue.

Darrell Moody: NIAA gets Wooden Nickel for treatment of Dayton

We have the Silver Dollar and Wooden Nickel feature as part of the editorial package here at the Nevada Appeal.

Friday, June 15

Carson Blue Jays romp against Baker City

The Carson Blue Jays coasted to an easy victory over Baker City, Oregon, 13-2, on Friday.

Obituary Mary Ruth Beman Green

Mary Ruth Beman Green February 11th, 1920 - June 7th, 2018 Ruthie was born in Valentine, NE to Charles Henry Beman and Blanche Kuskie on February 11, 1920.

Baron H. Mathews

Baron H. Mathews, 72, of Carson City, passed away June 10, 2018. Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is trusted with arrangements, 775-82-4965.

Doyle Nicholson

A Celebration of Life will be held June 30, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Oats Park Art Center, 151 East Park St. in Fallon with a potluck gathering giving family and friends time to share special memories and stories of Doyle.

Thursday, June 14

Warriors officially a dynasty, says Joe Santoro

Where do the Golden State Warriors rank among the greatest dynasties in NBA history? The Boston Celtics, which won eight titles in a row from 1959-66 and 17 from 1957-1986, will likely always be the top NBA dynasty.

Zheng, Corbett claim Nevada Wolf Pack’s top senior honors

RENO – A two-time national champion diver, Sharae Zheng, and the second-highest NFL draft pick from Nevada in modern history, Austin Corbett, have been selected as the recipients of the year’s most outstanding senior student-athlete awards at the University of Nevada.

Wednesday, June 13

Dayton’s request for 2A denied

RENO — The NIAA Board of Control denied Dayton High School’s request to move down to 2A for athletics Wednesday morning at Wooster High School.

Barbara Jo Manning

Barbara Jo Manning, 77 of Gardnerville, passed away on May 24, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Jack H. Wolfe

On the evening of June 2, 2018, we lost another one of the “Greatest Generation”. Jack H. Wolfe, age 100, of Dayton, passed away peacefully in his home.

Eleanor Anne Stephen

Eleanor Anne Stephen, 82, of Minden, NV passed away at her home following a brief terminal illness on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

Jeannette Rosemary Barton

Jeannette Rosemary Barton, 88, passed away on June 9, 2018 in Carson City, NV. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

Tuesday, June 12

Carson Blue Jays find their swing for win

After five frustrating games at the plate, all resulting in losses, the Carson Blue Jays finally got untracked.

Walter Neal Moline

Walter Neal Moline, born August 2nd, 1929, succumbed to a long battle with cancer at his home in Minden on Thursday, May 31st, 2018.

Dolores M. Neville

Dolores M. Neville, 84, of Carson City, passed away on June 11, 2018 in Carson City. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

Golf Tournament for the Arts

Sign up for the sixth annual Golf Tournament for the Arts, which is June 23 at the Fallon Golf Course.

John F. Reil

John F. Reil, 75, died June 6, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Eric C. Cannon

Eric C. Cannon, 48, died May 23, 2018 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Gerald Wayne “Jerry” Crouch

Gerald Wayne “Jerry” Crouch, 79, died June 1, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Monday, June 11

Leo Armstrong

Leo Armstrong, a long time resident of Fallon, passed away on June 7, 2018. He was born on December 10, 1929 in Hightower, Alabama.

Harriet Cox

Harriet Cox, 90, of Carson City, passed away on June 9, 2018 in Carson City, NV. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

Larry McIntosh

Larry McIntosh, age 74, of Gardnerville, NV, died peacefully at home on June 7, 2018 after a long battle with lung cancer and pulmonary fibrosis.

Mary Ruth Green

Mary Ruth Green, 98, died June 7, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Saturday, June 9

Friday, June 8

Margaret “Kari” Frilot

Margaret “Kari” Frilot, of Carson City, passed away suddenly June 1, 2018 with her brother Richard and sweetheart Jim Smolenski at her side.

Clara Mae Auxier

Clara Mae Auxier, 89, of Carson City, Nevada passed away on June 5, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.

Thursday, June 7

Reno A’s pound Carson Blue Jays, 13-1

Offense, or lack thereof, is a major concern right now for the Carson Blue Jays.

Nevada Wolf Pack basketball season ticket sales rising

On the rise in a big way. That describes both the Nevada basketball program and ticket sales to watch the team that has been ranked as high as fourth nationally in early season projections.

Joe Santoro: Pack season one and done? Not so fast

The seemingly unlimited enthusiasm and lofty expectations surrounding the upcoming Nevada Wolf Pack basketball season, still five months before it all begins for real, is unlike anything we’ve ever experienced in Northern Nevada.

Hester Marie Dillard-Mortensen

Hester left this world at 7:50pm on the 21st day of May, preceded in death by her parents Victor and Barbara Kirby, to join the Lord in Heaven while surrounded by family.

Wave baseball lands six on all-region team

Despite a late-season skid that led to an early exit in the playoffs, the Greenwave baseball team landed six players on the all-region team and three on the all-state team.

Jean Hollister Marshall

Jean Hollister Marshall died peacefully early in the morning of June 2nd at her home in Carson City, Nevada, with her son Randy Marshall, daughter Maggie Marshall and grandson Mateo Marshall at her side.

Wednesday, June 6

Freida Lena Warman

Freida Lena Warman, age 91, passed away on June 2, 2018 in her Fallon home with her daughter Elaine by her side. She was born November 14, 1926 in Battle Mountain, Nevada. She lived in Fallon since 1938.

Scott Stahl

Scott Stahl, 50, of Carson City, passed away on June 2, 2018 in Carson City, NV. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

Neil “Buck” Wyatt

Neil “Buck” Wyatt passed away peacefully on May 5th.

Dale James Ryan

Dale is safely in the arms of Jesus after suffering a massive heart attack while visiting Spokane, Washington. He was born on May 8th, 1938, to Lee and Irene Ryan, in Reardan, Washington. In January 1960 Dale married

William G. Chapman

William G. Chapman, 65, died June 1, 2018 in Dayton, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Albert C. Tilstra

Albert C. Tilstra, 79, died June 2, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Tuesday, June 5

Dayton High hoping to move down to 2A

Dayton High has applied for and been granted time to speak with the NIAA in the hopes of being able to move down to 2A status in all sports.

Community sports: CHS cross country starts summer run June 11

Summer conditioning for the Carson High cross country team starts June 11 at 6:30 p.m. with a team meeting at Carson Middle School.

Jean Marshall

Jean Marshall, 83 of Carson City, has passed away on June 2, 2018 and is in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Robert “Bob” Davis McCallum

Robert “Bob” Davis McCallum passed away peacefully at Renown Medical Center in Reno, Nevada on May 29, 2018 at the age of ninety-four years.

Jerry Clark

After five years of struggling with colon cancer and dementia, Jerry Clark passed away on June 2, 2018, at the age of 69.

Jon Crawford Sprague

August 21, 1941 ~ June 3, 2018 Jon Crawford Sprague passed away peacefully at home in Fallon, Nevada, the morning of June 3, 2018.

Monday, June 4

Nevada men’s hoops to play USC this season

RENO — The University of Nevada men’s basketball team will play at USC on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Galen Center in Los Angeles this season and the Trojans will come to Lawlor Events Center in 2019-20.

Marion Emerson Recanzone

In loving memory of one of God’s beloved children, Marion Emerson Recanzone, returned to her heavenly father on Sunday May 27, 2018 surrounded by the love of her family. Heaven has gained an incredible angel who stands watch with all those loved ones that have gone before her. Her spirit continues in the lives of her family and friends; we the richer because we knew and loved her

Marvin Charles Goshorn

Marvin Charles Goshorn, 83, of Reno, NV, passed away on June 1, 2018 in Reno. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Cahpel of the Valley, 775-882-4965

John Joseph Klipp

John Joseph Klipp, of Carson City Nevada, passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the age of 71.

Johnie Mae Boles

Johnie Mae Boles, of Gardnerville, NV, passed away on May 7, 2018. Arrangements are under the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.

Sunday, June 3

Saturday, June 2

Reno Knights sweep Carson Blue Jays

The Carson Blue Jays’ win streak ended at four games after suffering a doubleheader sweep at the hands of the Reno Knights.

Darrell Moody: Nevada Wolf Pack already generating national interest

With the return of the Martin twins and Jordan Caroline plus a top-40 recruiting class, the national pundits are loving what they see in the Nevada basketball program.

Friday, June 1

Martensen sparks Carson Blue Jays past Spanish Springs

Casey Martensen drove in three runs to lead the Carson Blue Jays to a 5-2 win over the Spanish Springs Bandits on Friday night at Ron McNutt Field.

Marcella Cabral

August 5th, 1929 - May 25th, 2018 Our beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Great-Great Grandmother, Marcella Cabral, went home to the Lord on May 25th, 2018

John Whitaker (Whit) McGuinness

3 March 1947 – 23 May 2018 It saddens us to announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother from a long courageous battle with cancer on May 23, 2018 in Sacramento, Ca.

Jane Margaret Devaney (nee Harshbarger)

August 25th, 1942 - April 22nd, 2018 Jane was born to Vera (Rabidue) and Robert Harshbarger in Port Huron Hospital and lived on a family farm in nearby Abbotsford, Michigan. The family later moved to Port Huron so that she and her older sister Ann and younger brother Don could attend Port Huron High school.

Sharon Diane Bratzler

Sharon Diane Bratzler went to be with the Lord on May 16, 2018. Sharon had been a resident of Carson City and Washoe Valley for over 40 years.

Dorothy M. Garcia A. Jon Garcia

Dorothy M. Garcia, 94, passed away 05/24/18, and A. Jon Garcia, 91, passed away 05/29/18.

Roy Alvin Chaney

Roy Alvin Chaney, 74, of Dayton NV.,passed away May 27th 2018 surrounded by his family at home.

Major General (Ret) Mark William Yenter

Major General (Ret) Mark William Yenter, 60, died suddenly of natural causes at home in Carson City on May 25th.

Mike Phililps SR

Please join us in a Celebration of Life for Mike Philips SR.,

Bernice Wungnema Gorham

Bernice Wungnema Gorham, a 78-year resident of Carson City, was born in Hotevilla, Arizona to Vera Tolameneie and Ernest Wungnema.

Alan Vaughn Achey

Alan Vaughn Achey, 71, died May 30, 2018 in Minden, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Michael Patrick Vorndam

Michael Patrick Vorndam, 61, died May 25, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.