JAMES GREEN, 85, of Dayton passed away December 28, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.
Suzanne M. Davis, 72 of Carson City passed away on December 21, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
Constance Marie Hayden "The Realtor with a Heart" June 9, 1953 ~ December 18, 2019
Shirley Ortega, 78, of Gardnerville, passed away December 19, 2019. Arrangements are in the care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
Patricia Fike, 77 of Carson City passed away on December 28, 2019. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl has turned into the Nathan Rourke Bowl.
It has not taken Abu Kigab long to make an impact on the Boise State Broncos.
Last week we said goodbye to Bill Simpson, a pioneer in racing safety. This week we bid farewell to Junior Johnson, a NASCAR legend. Junior was probably most responsible for NASCAR’s reputation as a place where moonshiners gravitated to utilize their driving skills legally. He learned fast driving transporting his father’s “product” and eluding law enforcement. His beginnings were celebrated in the movie, “The Last American Hero,” starring Jeff Bridges and featuring the song “I Got a Name” by Jim Croce.
RENO – Two top three finishes at the Sierra Nevada Classic Saturday left Carson High head coach Nick Redwine feeling much more content than the Senators last tournament in Reno.
SEATTLE — Even before the transactions of the week, the hype was building. Heated rivals playing the final game of the NFL regular season with massive implications for the playoffs all centered around the winner claiming the NFC West title.
DENVER — Phillip Lindsay figures it would be fitting for the Denver Broncos to put an end to Oakland’s days as an NFL city. A victory over their arch-rival Sunday would do that.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney grew up an Alabama fan, when crowning a champion in college football was all about polls and bowls and the best teams often never got a chance to settle it on the field.
ATLANTA — No team in the College Football Playoff has claimed more national titles than Oklahoma.
Rose Ann Meyer April 5, 1941 ~ December 25, 2019 Born on April 5, 1941 in Mabie, West Virginia, went to be with Jesus on December 25, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada.
Noel Edward Groff Ed and Sandy spent many years in Hawaii sailing and they moved to Carson City in 1993. He studied engraving and metal work extensively, enjoyed building and driving his hand-built replica Porsche Spyder and loved to fly his GlasAir airplane, which actually pre-deceased him last year.
Claire Marie (Biale) Bostic, age 88, of Eureka, Nevada passed away peacefully on Friday, December 20, 2019, in Carson City, Nevada.
Carson High junior guard Joey Summers had a night to remember Friday evening as he dropped a career-high 37 points as the Senators cruised to a 71-47 win over Colfax (CA).
Hazel Margret Woodgate November 5, 1927 ~ December 18, 2019 Hazel Margret Woodgate passed away peacefully on December 18, 2019.
Sierra Lutheran High School has named longtime area football coach Shane Thomas as its new varsity head coach.
Playing the Ohio Bobcats at Boise State is not the same as playing Boise State at Boise State.
Sandra Javoian, age 71, of Carson City, NV passed away on December 17, 2019. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Walton's Funerals & Cremations Gardnerville, (775) 783-9312.
Claire Marie (Biale) Bostic, age 88, of Eureka, NV passed away on December 20, 2019. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Fitzhenry's Funeral Home, (775)882-2644.
Joan I. Watson, 86, died December 22, 2019 in Reno, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
A year ago at this time the Nevada Wolf Pack football and men’s basketball teams had unlimited expectations, promise and hope.
The Fallon boys basketball team improved to 3-0 in league play after dismantling Truckee while a third-quarter lapse hurt the Lady Wave against the Wolverines on Tuesday.
Thomas Merritt Unruh Thomas Merritt Unruh, 72, of Carson City, NV passed peacefully from this life on Friday November 21st. A private ceremony will be held at a later date.
Christine Hoff King May 17, 1922 - Dec 16, 2019 Christine King, long term Carson City resident passed away on December 16 at the age of 97.
Lorna Lucille Dorrell, 64 of Carson City passed away on December 22, 2019 arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 888-6800
Elizabeth G. Lloyd, 77 of Carson City, passed away on December 18, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 888-6800
Edgar Eugene Stalcup, 88 of Carson City, passed away on December 20, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 775-888-6800
SAN FRANCISCO — Malik Fitts and Jordan Ford combined to score 31 of their 44 points in the second half and Saint Mary’s used a late 12-2 run to beat Nevada 68-63 on Saturday night at the Al Attles Classic.
Jeanne W. Foster, 81, died December 16, 2019 in Yerington, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.
The Sierra Lutheran girls basketball team took care of business Thursday evening en route to its second win of the year, dispatching Sierra Sage 36-8.
TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Reno-Tahoe area’s only PGA Tour stop is making a move to Truckee. The Barracuda Championship announced Dec. 18 it will change venues from Montreux Golf & Country Club in Reno to Tahoe Mountain Club’s Old Greenwood course.
The racing community got some sad news last week. Bill Simpson, one of the prime movers in racing safety, passed away at 79. Simpson products are used throughout the racing world. I used Simpson safety harness in my racing days many years ago, but he also provided more than 200 safety products including driving suits, gloves, helmets, head restraints, drag chutes, and more to prevent driver injuries.
Sports fodder ... Steve Alford is earning every penny of his 10-year, $11.6 million contract. OK, yes, it’s early. We are just a dozen games into what could be a 350-game Alford career at Nevada
Brenda Marlene Ransford Romero July 3, 1940 - November 28, 2019 Brenda Marlene Ransford Romero, long time Fallon resident, passed away at Renown Medical Center on November 28, 2019.
Rick Trice 69, passed away on Dec 16, 2019 in Spanaway, Washington. Arrangements are in the care of WA School of Medicine.
Though Sierra Lutheran boys basketball fell to Redding Christian Thursday night, 51-42, the Falcons had plenty to take away from a nine-point loss to a Lions squad still undefeated (11-0) this season.
Sierra Lutheran girls basketball took care of business Thursday evening en route to its second win of the year, dispatching Sierra Sage 36-8.
Tommy McCormick is the latest Greenwave football player to take his game to the next level.
RENO — The Wolf Pack, playing its first game in over a week, got a good workout and an easy 91-73 victory over the Texas Southern Tigers Wednesday night at Lawlor Events Center.
The Senators are winners of five straight contests after picking up three wins in the Coach Wilson Memorial Championship at the end of last week.
RENO — Tommy McCormick made it into the second day of the Reno Tournament of Champions for the first time in his career, finishing fifth at one of the toughest high school tournaments in the nation.
FERNLEY – After playing a trio of out-of-state teams in an invitation-only tournament, the Greenwave boys basketball team picked up a pair of league wins in convincing fashion.
FERNLEY – Fallon entered Saturday’s game in Fernley having won 66 consecutive Northern 3A league games.
The Oasis Academy girls basketball team rebounded from a pair of season-opening losses to win the Mammoth Winter Classic on Friday.
STERLING PEPPER, 48, of Carson City passed away December 14, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.
DELMAR SCHWICHTENBERG, 97, of Carson City passed away December 12, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.
Noel Edward Groff, 87 of Carson City, passed away on December 13, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
Frances J. Guerassio, 73, died December 14, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
RENO – With a number of early exits and a tough finish for 195-pounder David Remer, the Reno Tournament of Champions didn’t go the way Carson High head coach Nick Redwine had envisioned.
Craig Smith is not going to allow one loss to ruin his opinion of his Utah State Aggies men’s basketball team.
With just 10 shopping days until Christmas, have you found the perfect gift for the gearhead in your life yet? If not, I’m here to help. This year there are so many choices that I’m only going to be able to cover a few. Of course, you can go to NASCAR.com or the website of any driver or team and find hats, shirts, coffee cups, beer mugs, keychains, jackets, diecast cars, and many more items emblazoned with your racing fan’s favorite driver’s name and likeness.
Doris J. Bewley, 92 of Carson City, passed away on December 8, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 888-6800
Jack J. McFarland, 88 of Carson City, passed away on December 8, 2019, arrangements are in the care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 888-6800
OAKLAND, Calif. — Just a few weeks ago it looked as if the final regular-season game in Oakland could be an important one in the playoff chase for the Raiders and Jacksonville.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — When Kyle Shanahan looks back on the two years he spent as offensive coordinator with the Atlanta Falcons, it’s the positives he remembers much more than the disappointing ending.
The Vegas Golden Knights took a trip up to Bordewich-Bray Elementary School and Carson Middle School on Friday to spark interest in the game of hockey at the youth level.
Hilda Usselman, 91 of Carson City, passed away on December 5, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 888-6800
Austin Arnold needs to send the Mountain West a Christmas gift. A carefully-worded holiday card, a box of chocolates or even just a thank you note will also suffice.
What does Fallon do for an encore? After winning its first state boys basketball title since 1971, the Greenwave will be retooling during the preseason before defending its title during both the regular season and playoff runs.
Oasis Academy’s prep basketball teams lost their season openers against Pyramid Lake last week. The boys team, though, played in a tournament in Reno and won one of three games. The Oasis boys had four close games to begin the 2019-20 season.
Everywhere he goes, Greenwave sports fans ask Kevin Wickware if this is a rebuilding year. The first-year coach of the Lady Wave basketball team, who took over after Anne Smith stepped down in May, doesn’t view it as such.
Fallon’s putting the “green” in Greenwave this season. With only two returning upperclassmen to help lead 12 underclassmen and first-year wrestlers, fifth-year coach Trevor de Braga is excited about this season
THOMAS EVART, 76, of Carson City passed away December 3, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.
Thomas Robert Fredo, 79 of Carson City, Nevada passed away on December 5, 2019. Arrangements are in the loving care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 775-888-6800.
Jean Marie Hamilton September 11, 1937 – December 3, 2019 Jean Hamilton passed away peacefully surrounded by family, Tuesday Dec. 3rd.
Carson High boys basketball open its home slate of the regular season with a Reed squad coming off a regional semifinal appearance last season.
A 15-0 first quarter shot the Carson High girls basketball team out of the gate and the Senators held onto the lead the rest of the night en route to a 37-19 win over Reed.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Mountain West Conference has suspended four Nevada football players for their roles in a postgame altercation against UNLV on Nov. 30.
Jay Norvell is excited to ring in the new year in Boise.
Carson High softball had its second senior sign to play Division I on Tuesday afternoon as Bella Kordonowy inked her letter of intent to continue playing at the University of Nevada.
Justin L. Harris, 43, died November 30, 2019 in Reno, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766
William "Bill" C. Korb, 71 of Carson City, passed away on December 6, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 888-6800
It was difficult to separate the San Diego State Aztecs men’s basketball team from the football team this past weekend.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jalen Harris scored a career-high 31 points and Nevada scored its most points of the season Saturday in a 100-85 win over Air Force in its Mountain West Conference opener.
Paul Scott Rubrecht, 70 of Carson City, passed away on December 5, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 888-6800
NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees and the Saints are ready to up the ante. A third-straight NFC South title has been wrapped up. Next on the list is a second straight No. 1 overall playoff seed in the NFC, a goal New Orleans (10-2) can get closer to accomplishing on Sunday when the San Francisco 49ers (10-2) visit the site of their last Super Bowl appearance.
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Tennessee Titans and Oakland Raiders are moving in opposite directions heading into a stretch run. The Titans (7-5) have won five of six games since switching to Ryan Tannehill at quarterback, turning a mediocre season into a promising one headed into Sunday’s game against the struggling Oakland Raiders (6-6), who are one game behind Tennessee in the race for the final wild-card spot.
Lewis Hamilton ended the season in a fitting manner for his sixth championship season, taking the pole and winning the season finale in Abu Dhabi in convincing fashion.
Samuel Broyles, 71 of Carson City, passed away on November 25, 2019 arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 775-888-6800.
Lieselotte Gonsalves, 96 of Minden passed away on December 2, 2019. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals and Cremations. 888-6800
MARK T DIXON, 67, of Carson City passed away November 29, 2019. Arrangements are in care of The Neptune Society, (775) 825-5875.
Darlene Mae Contreras, 87 of Carson City, Nevada. Passed away on December 1, 2019. Arrangements in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals and Cremations. 775-888-6800.
The Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team is knocking opponents out in the first round. The Pack has won four games in a row by an average of 21 points.
RENO —The Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team has seemingly come back to Northern Nevada a different team.
The Senator grapplers are off to a 4-1 start in team duals after a solid showing at the Earl Wilkins Memorial Team Duals Saturday in Fallon.
Nov. 25 was a great day for the community’s youth whose teams participate in the Sierra Youth Football League. The FallonYouth Football League Bandit cheerleaders took a first place award, and the Maverick, Freshman and Collegiate football teams each won team championships. The teams dyed the Maine Street fountain green, and afterward, Mayor Ken Tedford introduced each youth and the city threw the teams a party at the City Hall courtyard.
Mackay Stadium looked and felt like the set of a cheap horror movie on Saturday.
Expectations are set for the Carson High girls basketball team this season.
Carson High football had two athletes earn Northern 4A all-region honors Monday and nine players pick up all-Sierra League honors.
Gary Allen Bradley ( Sam ) 1939 - 2019 Sam Bradley passed away peacefully November 24, 2019,after a long battle with kidney failure, he was 80 years old. Born in Fallon in 1939 to Kirn and Verna Erb Bradley he was raised with his brother Ron on the family property in the Old River District.
Kay Bickel, 72, died November 27, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766
The second best team in the Mountain West will not take part in the conference title game on Dec. 7.