Stories for March 2019

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Sunday, March 31

Teri Vance: Author returns to Carson City for book signing

It’s fitting Jon Josten is holding the first book signing for his debut novel at the Brewery Arts Center.

Saturday, March 30

Roger Diez: Fords remain strong in NASCAR

Brad Keselowski took his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup win of the season last Sunday at Martinsville, tying him with Kyle Busch for 2019 victories. Six races into the season, Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin have each won once to put them in the playoffs. The Fords were strong at Martinsville, taking six of the top 10 spots. The lone Chevy in the top 10 was the No. 9 of Chase Elliott, who finished second. Three Toyotas rounded out the front end of the field.

Prep Roundup: Carson High softball dominant in 2 wins

The Carson High softball team pounded out 31 hits in two games on their way to two dominant wins on Friday in the Reed Tournament.

Friday, March 29

Brian Underwood: Sierra Lutheran alum chasing another Tiger Tail

After the Carson City product received his Bachelors of Science in Psychology, with a Minor in Linguistics last year from Louisiana State University, the LSU Tigers alum, and 2014 Sierra Lutheran High School graduate, is now pursuing study of a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at LSU.

Ruth M. Wherry

1926 ~ 2019 Ruth M. Wherry passed away March 28, 2019, at Eagle Valley Care Center, in Carson City, NV. She had a long career in nursing; was a devoted mother, grandmother, aunt, and cousin; was active in her church and community; and traveled on five continents.

Charles E. Kaufman III

Charles E. Kaufman III, 77, died March 25, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Winifred L. Ramsey

Winifred L. Ramsey, 84, died March 28, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Thursday, March 28

Ruth M. Wherry

Ruth M. Wherry, 92, died March 28, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Joe Santoro: Pack should have a ton of talent back

The Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team still has a ton of talent. It will still likely compete for a Mountain West regular season title and NCAA tournament spot next year. Relax, Wolf Pack fans.

Bette G Meginness

Bette G Meginness, 90 of Carson City, passed away on March 15, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

David William Soderstrom Jr.

David William Soderstrom Jr., 80 of Carson City passed away on March 17, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Prep roundup: CHS softball suffers tough loss against state champ

The Carson High softball team went toe-to-toe with defending state champion Spanish Springs in Sparks on Wednesday before the Cougars scored three runs in the fifth inning on their way to a 4-1 win.

Kathleen Lofthouse

Kathleen Lofthouse, 95 of Carson City, passed away on March 27, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Stephen Ray Ford

Stephen Ray Ford, 68 of Carson City, passed away on March 23, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Maria Luisa Cambron-Vargas

Maria Luisa Cambron-Vargas, 68 of Silver Springs passed away on March 25, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

James Walter Sinsabaugh

James Walter Sinsabaugh, 70 of Carson City, passed away on March 18, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Sandra L Moore

Sandra L Moore, 67 of Carson City, passed away on March 26, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Lady Wave even record with win over Dayton

Sophomore Gaby Winkler gave the Lady Wave a boost Monday by hurling a five-hitter to lead Fallon to a 7-5 Northern 3A win over Dayton at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.

Fallon pitching stops Dayton in sweep

Damien Towne had a successful debut as a Greenwave pitcher, leading Fallon to a 14-3 Northern 3A win in the first game of a doubleheader Monday.

Carson City native launches dessert business

Carson City native Kathryn Rogers is using her passion to create desserts, including the launch of a Chakra Chocolate Truffle gift box set after a successful Kickstarter campaign. Rogers exceeded her funding goal and the campaign will enable her company in San Diego, Maya Moon, to package her products and cover her kitchen fees and the costs of her ingredients and begin shipping through an online store.

Wednesday, March 27

Hugh Mcguire

Hugh Mcguire, 77, of Washoe Valley, passed away on March 22, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 775-888-6800

Carolyn Patricia Haven

Sep 13, 1932 ~ Mar 19, 2019 Carol, 86, of Carson City, NV passed away at her home. She was born on September 13, 1932 in Fresno, CA to Andrew and Maria Latona.

Lady Wave even record with win over Dayton

Sophomore Gaby Winkler gave the Lady Wave a boost Monday by hurling a five-hitter to lead Fallon to a 7-5 Northern 3A win over Dayton at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.

Lady Wave pick up first win

After playing a cat-and-mouse game for the first four innings, the Lady Wave softball team scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to hang a 12-7 loss on Dayton Friday at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.

Fallon demolishes Dayton in 14-4 win

Fallon erupted for 10 runs in the third inning and defeated visiting Dayton 14-4 Friday in a Northern 3A baseball game at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.

SEASON PREVIEW: Fallon softball

Head coach and number of years in position: Kasey Chu, two Assistant coaches: Dawn Clark and Jenny Rechel

SEASON PREVIEW: Oasis Academy softball

Head coach and number of years in position: Rachel Payne, three Assistant coaches: Brandon Bird and John Short

SEASON PREVIEW: Swimming

Head coach and number of years in position: Ken Grimes, seven Assistant coach: Dave Gertson

Lister shatters school record at Elks Invite

Two record-breaking performances, one on the track and the other in the vaulting pit, highlighted the Greenwave’s performance at the 47th annual Elks Invitational at a rainy and wet Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex on Saturday.

Season PREVIEW: Oasis Academy girls lacrosse

Head coach and number of years in position: Lisa Swan, three Assistant coach: Scott Swan

Season preview: Fallon boys golf

Head coach and number of years in position: Elaine Adams, two Assistant coaches: Phil Pinder and Hadley Fought

Tuesday, March 26

Karen Allen ~ Minden, NV

Born to Edmund and Irene Sousa in Oakland, CA and grew up in Castro Valley, Ca where she met and married the love of her life James Allen.

Monday, March 25

Community sports: Camp outdoes field at Silver Oak

Wes Camp carded a 74 to take the low gross honors during the first Sunday Men’s Club outing March 17 at Silver Oak Golf Course.

Prep roundup: Carson High baseball sweeps doubleheader

There was trouble for River City — and Foresthill as well when it came to playing the Carson High baseball team.

Katherine H. Mallery

Katherine H. Mallery of Carson City passed away on February 14. She was 93 years old. Born in Brooklyn, she was the daughter of Henry Lindenman, an immigrant artist/engraver from Germany and Katherina (Leitz) Lindenman, a feisty farmer from The Palouse.

DENNIS LEE DAVIS

DENNIS LEE DAVIS, 56, of Carson City, NV passed away March 12, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Capital City Cremation and Burial Society, 89703, 775-882-1766.

Sunday, March 24

Saturday, March 23

Roger Diez: Fernley 95A Speedway set to begin season Saturday

Local racing begins Saturday, weather permitting. Fernley 95A Speedway kicks off the 2019 season with stock cars, Gen X, Modifieds, and Sport Mods. Spectator gates open at 3 p.m., racing starts at 6. The track has an ambitious schedule this year that includes a class for 360 sprint cars and a visit from the World of Outlaws in September.

Friday, March 22

Local roundup: Carson High baseball falls to Reno

The continued growth of the Carson High baseball team could be seen on Thursday against Reno High at Ron McNutt Field. But how far the Senators need to progress could also be seen.

Betty (Mary) Williams

March 23, 1939-February 10, 2019 A celebration of the life of Betty Williams will take place at 1:00 PM Saturday March 23, 2019 at Hilltop Community Church (3588 Romans Rd., Carson City).

Thursday, March 21

Nevada Wolf Pack saves its worst for last, says Joe Santoro

Sports fodder ... The Nevada Wolf Pack, it turns out, saved its worst for last this season. The Pack picked the most unfortunate time for its first two-game losing streak of the season, losing to San Diego State last Friday in the Mountain West tournament and falling 70-61 to the Florida Gators in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.

No. 7 Nevada Wolf Pack can't rally against No. 10 Florida in NCAA Tournament

DES MOINES, Iowa — Florida nearly squandered a double-digit lead before finally stopping a Nevada comeback and pulling off a 70-61 upset in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Emilie Buckingham Varella

Emilie Buckingham Varella passed into eternal life on February 4, 2019, after struggling for several years with metastatic breast cancer. She passed with the comfort of having family members at her bedside.

SHIRLEY JEAN ARMSTRONG

SHIRLEY JEAN ARMSTRONG, 93, of Carson City, Nevada passed away March 17, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

Raymond Gene Cochran Sr,

Born November 24, 1949 in Wendell, Idaho. Ray passed away due to complications during surgery on Tuesday, March 19th at age 69.

Wednesday, March 20

Fallon track teams sweep Yerington Relays

In its first large meet of the year — and on the heels of one of the biggest in the region — the Greenwave track and field team took first in both the boys and girls division of the Yerington Relays on Saturday.

Greenwave baseball sweeps Fernley; Lady Wave drops pair

After engaging the mercy rule to win the first game of the series, Fallon’s baseball team was in a fight with its cross-valley rival over the weekend.

Raymond G. Cochran

Raymond G. Cochran, 69, died March 19, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Bill Field

Bill Field passed away peacefully on March 17, 2019, surrounded by his three loving daughters and grandchildren.

Carson High boys golf 3rd at Sierra League tourney

The Carson High boys golf team had an outstanding day on Tuesday in the Sierra League Tournament held at Eagle Valley East Golf Course.

Tuesday, March 19

Community sports: Silver State Gymnastics strong in state event

Carson City’s Silver State Gymnastics had numerous outstanding efforts at the State Championships held in Reno this past weekend, led by Emily Lewis who won the state title on bars.

Ross W. Price

Born and raised in Long Beach, CA he joined the US Navy where he was stationed in San Diego from 1944-1946. Having found his skill on bassoon and saxophone at age 15, he played in the

Alice Irene McClung

Alice Irene McClung, 93, died March 16th, at the Carson Tahoe Hospital. She was born Alice Irene Anderson, in Morgantown, WV to Leroy Paul Anderson and Edna (Austin) Anderson. She had 1 older sister, Pauline (Anderson) Geyer that preceded her in death.

Joe Santoro: Pack has last chance to prove itself

The Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team has never been as vulnerable and wounded heading into a NCAA tournament as it is right now.

John B. Miller

John Brown Miller of Carson City, NV, 101, passed away on March 17, 2019. John was born in Avon, Pennsylvania, to Albert and Elizabeth Miller, on Nov 15, 1917.

Bob Oats

November 4. 1941- March 15, 2019 Bob lost his battle with cancer on March 15, 2019. He was 77 years old. Bob is survived by his wife of 44 years ,

Monday, March 18

Olga J. Sunderland

Olga J. Sunderland, 82, died March 16, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

James Edward Chester

James Edward Chester, passed away quietly in his sleep on March 6, 2019 in Fallon, NV surrounded by loving family members.

Local roundup: Grand slam weekend for Carson High teams

It was a grand slam of a weekend for Carson High’s teams. Kahle Good’s grand slam home run helped propel the Senator baseball team to a 9-8 win in eight innings over McQueen on Saturday at Ron McNutt Field.

John Brown Miller

John Brown Miller, 101, died March 17, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Patricia G. Short

Patricia G. Short, 65, died March 17, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Irvin D. Gray Jr

Irvin D. Gray Jr passed away unexpectedly on March 1, 2019.

Arthur William Buckley

July 22, 1933-March 3, 2019 Arthur Buckley, 85, died March 3rd at his home in Carson City, Nevada. He was born in North Hollywood, California to Donald J. Buckley and Elizabeth (Brayton) Buckley and was one of eight siblings. Art joined the US Army at the age of 13.

Sunday, March 17

Pack to face Florida in NCAA first round

The Nevada Wolf Pack are the No. 7 seed in the West region of the NCAA Tournament. The Wolf Pack, 29-4, and co-Mountain West regular season champions will take on the No. 10 seed Florida Gators (19-15 on Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa.

Saturday, March 16

Roger Diez: Penske having outstanding racing season so far

Roger Penske has to be loving the 2019 racing season so far. Two of his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup drivers, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, have already won a race and are locked into the playoffs. Last Sunday at Phoenix, his third Cup driver, Ryan Blaney, took the pole.

Friday, March 15

Aztecs bounce Pack out of MW tourney

LAS VEGAS — Devin Watson had 20 points and five assists and San Diego State held No. 14 Nevada scoreless for nearly seven minutes late in the Aztecs’ 65-56 victory Friday night in the Mountain West Conference semifinals.

UNLV fires Menzies after 3 seasons

LAS VEGAS — Marvin Menzies took over a UNLV program in disarray and made some headway, luring some of the nation’s top recruits to the desert.

Local roundup: Carson High softball falls to McQueen

A Northern 4A opener on a cold, windy day against arguably the region’s top pitcher with a nasty rising fastball: Not a good combination for the Carson High softball team.

Thursday, March 14

Nevada Wolf Pack-Purdue football game moved

RENO — The Nevada football team’s season opener against Purdue has been moved to Aug. 30, according to a media release.

Joe Santoro: It won’t come easy for Pack

The Nevada Wolf Pack reminded us once again on Thursday no tournament game, be it in the Mountain West or the NCAA, is going to be easy.

Pack fends off Boise; faces SDSU next

LAS VEGAS — Nevada got an early scare in the Mountain West Conference quarterfinals. After trailing Boise State by 15 points in the first half, the Wolf Pack slowly responded. And not until the final minute of the game — did they feel comfortable.

Carol Beeson Cronenberger

Born to Harold and Evelyn Beeson in Oroville, California, Carol spent her childhood in the hard scrabble lumber camp of Grays Flat in the Feather River Canyon and later in Marysville, where Harold continued his life’s work as a sawmill planer. The Beesons moved to Reno in 1951, where Carol graduated from Reno High School in 1955 and the University of Nevada Reno in 1959.

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Human resources. Stressed business people before interview

Michael J. Gomish

Michael J. Gomish, 67, died March 10, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Edward Texeira Affonso

Edward Texeira Affonso, was born May 20th, 1939, in Petaluma, CA, was raised in Novato, CA, and graduated from San Rafael High School. He moved to Dayton NV in 1972 and spent the remaining

Stanley Strandberg

Stanley passed away on March 8th, 2019 at the Chataue in Gardnerville, NV.

Mona Virginia Moyle

Mona Virginia Moyle aged 77, peacefully passed away March 9, 2019 surrounded by her family in Fallon Nevada.

Carson architect designs healthier life – with help

Cindy McEwan, Carson City fitness trainer, knew she was starting to shape architect Darrin Berger’s dietary habits for the better when he called her from Costco one day, amazed by the calorie count of one of the wholesaler’s pizzas.

Wednesday, March 13

Nevada sex industry reacts to suit to ban brothels

The lawsuit filed by Texas resident Rebekah Charleston and her Reno-based lawyer Jason Guinasso seeking to ban legal prostitution in Nevada undermines voters and could have broader repercussions for states’ and industry workers’ rights, according to Onesta Foundation Executive Director Bella Cummins, but she’s hopeful her organization can open communications and shed a different light on the complex situation.

Gerard Theodore Hardy

March 24th, 1960 - December 8th, 2018 On what would have been the weekend of Gerard’s 59th birthday, family and friends will gather to say farewell to our gentle giant. Gerard left us too soon, succumbing to cancer, a diagnosis received just a few months earlier. He leaves behind the gift of many cherished memories.

Jean Nielsen Thomas-Albertini

(1932 – 2019) Jean Margaret Nielsen Thomas-Albertini, age 87, passed away peacefully on March 1, 2019. Jean Margaret was born to parents of Danish lineage Niels Nielsen and Margaret Christensen in Neola, Iowa, August 12, 1932, the second of 4 children.

Hanging from the rafters

Before halftime of last month’s Nevada-UNLV basketball game, former Wolf Pack great Nick Fazekas said he was a little nervous about walking out on the floor with his young son and family.

Fallon wins opening track meet

The Greenwave track and field team began the season on the right foot, winning both the girls and boys divisions in the three-team opening-weekend meet at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex on Saturday.

Fallon opens season with doubleheader sweep

SPARKS — The Greenwave baseball team opened its 2019 season with a doubleheader sweep at Sparks, 22-0 and 25-0.

Tuesday, March 12

Lawrence Ferreira

Lawrence Ferreira, 95, died March 12, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Joe Santoro: Pack finally has time it’s been waiting for

The real Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball season is finally here

Monday, March 11

Jerry Ann Gionta

Jerry Ann Gionta, 81, of Carson City, NV, passed away on March 1, 2019. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

Carson High track team has strong opening meet

The Carson High boys and girls track teams got off to a strong start in their opening meet of the season against Manogue, Damonte Ranch and Reno at Reno High on Saturday.

Nevada Wolf Pack moves up in both polls

The 28-3 University of Nevada men’s basketball team moved up three spots in the Associated Press poll to No. 14 and is up one spot to No. 17 in the USA Today Coaches polls released on Monday. The Wolf Pack has appeared in the last 24 polls dating back to last season and in the top 20 every week this season.

MW rankings: ‘Mission accomplished’ for Pack

The Mountain West played 99 men’s basketball conference games this season from Jan. 2 through last Saturday night to get to a conclusion that everyone expected all along.

Local roundup: Carson High baseball goes 3-2 to start season

The Carson High baseball team split its two games on Saturday at Ron NcNutt Field, routing University Prep 11-1 while losing to Nevada Union 9-4.

Epic Rides Off Road to be held June 28-30

It is a snow job — the Epic Rides Carson City Off Road mountain bike series event is being pushed back to the end of June this year.

Irene L. Pellissier

Irene L. Pellissier passed away peacefully at her home on March 4, 2019, with family by her side.

Sunday, March 10

No. 17 Nevada Wolf Pack claim share of 3rd straight Mountain West championship

The Nevada Wolf Pack won a share of the Mountain West regular season championship, completed a perfect home season and honored seven seniors Saturday night at Lawlor Events Center.

Saturday, March 9

Roger Diez: Phoenix dogleg will challenge racers

We’re now three races into the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season, and there have been three winners: Denny Hamlin, Brad Keselowski, and Joey Logano.

Volleyball club forms at Pioneer High

At Pioneer High School this week, Charish Creon and Cassidy Lingenfelter started a Volleyball Club. This is the first team sports club Pioneer High School has ever had since the school was opened in 1998.

Friday, March 8

Carson High baseball splits first two games

The young Carson High baseball team could have let this get ugly. But instead the young Senators showed some resiliency.

Dorothy Scossa

Dorothy, age 96, passed away on February 25, 2019 at her daughter’s home in Carson City, NV.

Norma Beatrice Baker

Norma Beatrice Baker, age 95, passed away on February 28, 2019 in Reno, NV. She was born August 26, 1923 in Worcester, MA to Jesse and Hermine Langlois Budrow. She was a resident of Kingston, NV. She was also a veteran having served in the Air Force during World War II. Norma is survived by her son, Bruce also of Kingston, NV.

Prep Roundup: Carson High softball wins 2

The Carson High softball team got off to a strong start on Friday, winning both of its games in a tournament in Sacramento. Carson beat Casa Roble 2-0 behind the pitching of Jailene Salciedo, then beat Wood 6-4 on freshman Caydee Farnworth’s game-winning hit.

CMS female wrestler making mark nationally

While Amber Perkins is making her mark as a female wrestler on the national scene, at the same time she’s just one of the guys.

Summit addresses ‘Missing Middle’ in area housing

Bringing livable, sustainable housing in higher densities to Northern Nevada is a “quiet pain” that the local community must be willing to address as the region continues to grow, local representatives discussed Thursday at a community housing summit at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno.

Carson High track looks to start strong, finish strong

It sounds simple but Carson High track coach Steve Nelms is preaching to his athletes to start strong, finish strong.

Thursday, March 7

Evelyn “Tootie” M. Erickson

Evelyn “Tootie” M. Erickson, age 95, passed away peacefully on February 21, 2019, of natural causes in Lafayette, Colorado.

Joe Santoro: Should Muss stay with Nevada?

The Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball program will honor seven seniors (Cody and Caleb Martin, Jordan Caroline, Tre’Shawn Thurman, Corey Henson, David Cunningham and Trey Porter) on Saturday who will be playing their final game at Lawlor.

Georgia Ann Hogue

Georgia Ann Hogue, aged 81 years, having dutifully and lovingly held the post of matriarch of our family, began her new post and eternal adventure with her beloved husband Richard of 42 years on March 2, 2019 at her home in Carson City, NV.

TED CONN

TED CONN, 73, of Carson City, Nevada passed away March 2, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

Karen Alice Kramer

March 16, 1961 - January 22, 2019 Karen 57, passed away at her home, losing her battle against Lung Cancer.She was preceded in death by her parents and her beautiful daughter, Kara Kramer. Karen is survived by her husband, Duane, granddaughter, Oriona, and other family members. We would like to invite her close family and friends to a Celebration of Life reception at the home of Chris and Kathy Wolfe on March 16th, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm. Please call 775-246-0813 or 775-461-0382 for details.

Nancy Lee Tingvall List

February 4, 1942 – March 3, 2019 Nancy List, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, succumbed to Alzheimer’s disease on March 3, 2019 in Fernley, Nevada at the age of 77.

Wednesday, March 6

Take a 3-day weekend in Death Valley National Park

Trying to get away from the snow and cold weather, Death Valley National Park is a great option for a short getaway. If you can plan three days for the trip, that’s a comfortable amount of time to take the drive, see the popular sites and a little more.

Sandra Bjelke Tucker

Sandra Bjelke Tucker, 76, long time resident of Carson City, NV. passed away February 21st, 2019.

Senior Night: Parting is such sweet sorrow

The greatest senior class in the history of Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball is going to play its final game at Lawlor Events Center on Saturday night.

Dorothy E. Stelling

Dorothy Stelling died from a cold virus. She was the eldest of five children. Dorothy married Harold Stelling and they had three sons; Robert,

Carson High’s Shea DeJoseph signs with William Jessup

When Shea DeJoseph went to a volleyball camp presented by William Jessup University in the summer of 2017 before her junior year at Carson High, the NAIA program in Rocklin, Calif., was so impressed with her skills it wanted to sign her on the spot.

Jackson’s 3 gives Wave first title in 47 years

LAS VEGAS – The plan was to get the ball into the hands of their best shooter.

Churchill County Parks and Recreation upcoming events

Youth martial arts classes beginning March 11

Facing adversity, Lady Wave wins 3rd state title

LAS VEGAS — All season long, they had to prove themselves.

Steele, Moretto come through in Fallon’s semifinal wins

LAS VEGAS — The Man of Steele saved Fallon’s season on Friday.

Johnson scores 27 as No. 17 Nevada beats Air Force 90-79

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — A bounce-back performance by Nevada was set to the swishing sound of Jazz. The junior guard hit all the right notes.

Carson High JROTC among best in nation in orienteering

Carson High School’s Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Orienteering Team climbed its way up to the top when it made it to the NJROTC national competition at Vazquez Rocks Regional Park in Agua Dulce, Calif., on Feb. 16 and 17.

Tuesday, March 5

Linda L Wood

Linda L Wood, 69 of Carson City, passed away on March 3, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Warren Talbot

Warren Talbot, 81, of Carson City, passed away on February 27, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Alfred Martin Lujan

Alfred Martin Lujan, 56, died March 3, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Monday, March 4

Pack’s Caroline not suspended; status unknown

The Mountain West Conference chose not to suspend University of Nevada men’s basketball player Jordan Caroline after he punched the glass of a fire extinguisher. But Caroline’s status for Tuesday’s 8 p.m. game at Air Force remains unknown.

MW rankings: Pack loses composure, not No. 1 ranking

The Nevada Wolf Pack has lost two games in the last two weeks as well as its grip on first place in the Mountain West standings and its post-game self control and composure, but it hasn’t lost its standing as the No. 1 team in the Nevada Appeal Mountain West rankings.

Tulio A. Marroquin

Tulio A. Marroquin, 62, died March 2, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

James Walker Warren

James Walker Warren, age 87, of Carson City, NV., passed away on January 8, 2019. Arrangements are under the care of Nevada Funeral Services.

Nevada Wolf Pack falls to 17th in Associated Press poll

The University of Nevada men’s basketball team fell to No. 17 in the Associated Press poll released Monday morning.

Gilbert L. Betrue

Gilbert L. Betrue, 82, of Carson City, NV passed away February 26, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

Sunday, March 3

Nevada Wolf Pack retires Nick Fazekas’ number 22

Before halftime of Wednesday’s Nevada-UNLV basketball game, former Wolf Pack great Nick Fazekas said he was a little nervous about walking out on the floor with his young son and family.

Young Carson High baseball team ready for a new season

Carson High baseball coach Bryan Manoukian went through the long list of usual suspects when it comes to teams who are competing to be among the top squads in the tough Northern 4A.

Saturday, March 2

Roger Diez: Fernley 95A Speedway looking for volunteers

Before I get into the NASCAR Atlanta results and prognostications for Las Vegas, I have some local racing news. Fernley 95A Speedway is looking for volunteers for the 2019 season, and is holding a meeting at the track at 2 p.m. Sunday for anyone who’s interested. Help is needed in a variety of areas, from tech inspection to security to snack bar. If you’re interested in getting into racing on the inside, be sure to attend. Call track manager Matt Sherman at 775-530-8105 for information.

Carson High grads return to area with Washington State baseball

RENO — It must have seemed like old times for Carson High graduate Bryce Moyle when he took the mound on Thursday at Peccole Park.

Carson City school trustees updated on $50 million in projects

The facilities master plan for Carson City schools is nearing completion, and the school board received an update at its Feb. 12 meeting on where the district’s various sites stand in terms of progress and priorities.

Friday, March 1

Howard William Glancy

Howard “Skip” is preceded in death by his loving wife Ruth Ann (April 2018) and 2 grandchildren. He is survived by his 5 children: Randall, Constance, Debora, Matthew and Mark. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Linda Sue Olsen

Linda Sue Olsen, of Sparks, Nevada, lost her battle with cancer on February 24, 2019, at the age of 47. Linda was born in Sparks, Nevada to John and Peggy Olsen. She attended Sparks High School and graduated on the honor roll.

A. M. “Marv” Young

Marv Young, 73, died at home in Carson City on February 26, 2019 from emphysema. Marv was married to Sue for 31 years. He is survived by Sue and stepson Bob Ryser (Katherine); 4 grandchildren: Laura Swenson, Holly Cripe, Nolan and Lilly Ryser.

Senior reserves step up to lead Greenwave; Fallon faces No. 1 Mojave in state semifinal

Two seniors fouled out when it looked like the book on this historic season had been closed. But a pair of senior reserves came off the bench late in the game and helped re-open the book.