Stories for September 2019


Monday, September 30

George Wendell Parrish

George Wendell Parrish April 28, 1933 ~ August 3, 2019

Nevada Wolf Pack Notes: Quarterback competition back on

The Nevada Wolf Pack now has a full-blown quarterback competition.

Mountain West rankings: Bad night for football in Nevada

College football in the state of Nevada had a weekend it would like to forget.

Sunday, September 29

Matilda Elwinger Horst

Matilda (Sis) Elwinger Horst

Nevada Wolf Pack blown out at home by Hawaii

RENO — The Nevada Wolf Pack’s performance Saturday night was even more miserable than the cold and wet weather at Mackay Stadium.

Saturday, September 28

William Riordan

William Riordan, 93, died September 26, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Nevada Funeral Services 775-883-5500.

William Riordan

William passed away at home on September 26th, 2019, at the age of 93.

League’s 1st championship game, draft highlight NFL in 1930s

A look at the NFL’s second decade, the 1930s: FRANCHISES The 1930 season was played with 11 clubs, including the Portsmouth Spartans — who became the Detroit Lions in 1934 — the lone newcomer. It also marked the final season for the Minneapolis Red Jackets and Newark Tornadoes.

Carson boys power through Damonte Ranch

A wild second half filled with five goals, three yellow cards and a number of shots on goal saw Carson boys soccer edge out a 4-3 win over Damonte Ranch Saturday.

Second half stumble

After two comeback wins in the last 11 days, the Carson girls soccer team showed its confidence through the first half against Damonte Ranch Saturday.

Colts’ defense, Raiders’ offense seeking breakthrough moment

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich has seen the numbers and watched the tape. He’s not the least bit concerned about the Colts’ defense. Instead, Reich draws on his NFL experiences to provide perspective and motivation for a group of players who could use a boost right now.

Friday, September 27

Douglas Worley

DOUGLAS WORLEY, 89, of Carson City, Nevada passed away September 22, 2019. Arrangements are in care of FitzHenry's Funeral Home, (775) 882-2644.

Maria Moates

MARIA MOATES, 94, of Carson City passed away September 22, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.

Paul Maser

PAUL MASER, 75, of Carson City passed away September 25, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.

Mary Ann Hensly

Mary Ann Hensly Mary Ann Hensly, age 68, passed away peacefully in her home, Tuesday evening, September 17 2019.

Missing the punchline

RENO – Carson’s defense hung tough with Reno football most of the night, but the Huskies were able to capitalize on big plays and key drives to top Carson 34-17 Friday night.

Matilda (Sis) Elwinger Horst

A Memorial Service to remember Sis’s life will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Galena Creek Recreation Center, 18350 Mt. Rose Highway. Look for the sign by the entrance. Drive past the visitor center and follow signs to the Bearmat picnic area. Refreshments and food will be served.

Prep roundup: Beglin wins home meet; Carson boys tennis too much for Damonte Ranch

Karen Beglin controlled her home course Wednesday as her 69 led all golfers at Eagle Valley Golf Course. It was Beglin’s second score under par this season.

Bochy prepares to exit after respected career

SAN FRANCISCO — Bruce Bochy once took a bat to a flat-screen TV during a San Francisco Giants team meeting to make a point to his players. It just took a few more swings than he expected because it didn’t break on the first attempt as he had figured. “It’s not like a regular TV where it shatters, it just went thud,” Bochy recalled this week.

Roger Diez: Who will make the Top 12?

After Joe Gibbs Racing scored a 1-2-3-4 finish in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race last weekend at Richmond, I said that something has to be done about those guys. They’re so dominant, they must be cheating. Well, at least one of them was. Erik Jones was disqualified due to failing optical inspection after the race and moved to last place in the results.

Kids Ninja Warrior dojo opening in Carson City

Several years ago Chris Hadlock opened a business that was a combination of mixed martial arts and kids ninja warrior.

Thursday, September 26

Janice Rombardo

Janice C. Rombardo Janice C. Rombardo, 71, of Carson City, passed away September 23, 2019.

Celia Alice Coe Keele

Celia Alice Coe Keele Feb 23, 1927 - Sept 24, 2019

Carson volleyball drops one to Damonte Ranch

It was a fairly clean first set for the Senators Thursday night, but after dropping the opening frame, 25-21, the Damonte Ranch Mustangs didn't let up taking the next two sets 25-17 and 25-18.

Rugby clinic to be held Saturday at Mills Park

Jeff Williams is hosting a free USA Rubgy clinic Saturday from 12 p.m. to 2 at Mills Park in an effort to get more members out for the Carson-Tahoe Blue Bulls rugby team.

Joe Santoro: The Nevada Wolf Pack’s best 12 minutes

Did they really happen? Or were they simply a Nevada Wolf Pack mirage? We’re talking about the best 12 minutes of Wolf Pack football this season. For the final dozen minutes against Purdue back on Aug. 30, the Wolf Pack offense was explosive, determined and productive.

Wednesday, September 25

Lawrence J. Callahan

Lawrence J. Callahan, 86, died September 19, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Edward M. Fowler

Edward M. Fowler Feb 22, 1937- Sept 20, 2019 In Loving Memory of Edward M. Fowler

Duane Wolting

Duane Ernest Wolting June 14, 1951 - September 18, 2019 Duane Ernest Wolting, 68, passed away peacefully on September 18, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada.

South Tahoe too much for Dayton volleyball

DAYTON – South Tahoe's presence in the front row was too much for Dayton volleyball Wednesday night at home.

Dust Devils' comeback falls short

The Dust Devils threw everything at the Sage Ridge net in the waining moments of Wednesday afternoon's game, but couldn't break the plane as the Scorpions picked up a 4-3 on Dayton's home turf.

Carson High football heads to Reno to take on Huskies

The Carson High football team will have a tall task Friday night in trying to limit the plays made from two areas of Reno’s 4-1 squad.

Nevada Wolf Pack hopes for weather edge against Hawaii

The Nevada Wolf Pack might even have Mother Nature on its side Saturday night when it faces the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors.

Fallon shuts down North Valleys with 54-point performance

RENO — Not yielding a league loss this season, Brooke Hill still found himself having a deep discussion with his football team.

Fallon, Oasis fall

Although it was a pair of sweeps in losses to Dayton and Truckee, the Lady Wave volleyball team took each team close to the brink as it rounds out the first half of the league schedule this weekend.

Tuesday, September 24

Wyman "Bo" Dean Sargent

Wyman "Bo" Dean Sargent March 3, 1949 ~ September 17, 2019 Wyman "Bo" Dean Sargent of Carson City, NV, A beloved husband, proud father and grandfather, passed away on September 17, 2019.

Diana Hill

Diana Hill July 26, 1942 ~ September 14, 2019 Diana Fae (Kerr) Hill, 77, of Arlington, WA. passed away peacefully September 14, 2019 after a short illness.

Prep roundup: Carson High boys cross country competes in massive field at Pacific

In a crowded field of 36 teams and more than 320 runners, Carson boys cross country took 28th as a team in the large division Saturday at the Pacific High School Invitational.

Joe Santoro: Quarterback controversy for the Nevada Wolf Pack?

There is no quarterback controversy at the University of Nevada. Forget about a weekly quarterback carousel, a quarterback merry-go-round and a daily game of quarterback musical chairs up on North Virginia Street.

Christopher "Cody" Day

February 27, 2002 ~ September 15, 2019

Monday, September 23

Linda Kay Kirby Bushman

Linda Kay Kirby Bushman Jan 3, 1948 - Sept 9, 2019

Nevada Wolf Pack notes: Carson Strong expected to start at QB against Hawaii

Carson Strong is the Nevada Wolf Pack’s starting quarterback. For now. “Carson has earned that right with the way he‘s practiced and prepared each week,” Wolf Pack coach Jay Norvell said on Monday. “He gives us the best chance to win right now.”

Mountain West rankings: San Jose State has reason to celebrate

The San Jose State Spartans haven’t had many opportunities to celebrate in recent years. That all changed this past weekend.

Sunday, September 22

Danica Christine Grace Palmer

Danica Christine Grace Palmer Jan 24, 1979 - Aug 28, 2019

Jonny Laplante, Carson High’s Swiss Army knife

The Carson High football team has asked its 5-8, 145 pound senior Jonny Laplante to play everywhere.

Saturday, September 21

David Wise

David E Wise 7/14/1937 – 8/29/2019 David Wise age 82. an amazing man who loved life, he was easy going, caring, funny, loving, & always had the most positive attitude, he was always smiling even in the end. Married for 50 years to Nilva (Verner) Wise.

John George Hughes

John George Hughes July 15, 1944 - May 29, 2019

Roger Diez: Truex leads NASCAR into Richmond

The first race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup playoffs is in the record books, and Martin Truex Jr. locked himself into the next round with a win at Las Vegas. Combined with a stage win, Truex now sits atop the point standings and has six more playoff points to carry into the round of 12. Kevin Harvick, who led 47 laps, finished second.

Friday, September 20

Jennifer Michelle Smith

Jennifer Michelle Smith March 4, 1976 - Sept 12, 2019 Jennifer Michelle Smith, 43, of Hot Springs embraced the lord on September 12, 2019. Born in Carson City, Nevada she was the spunky little girl whom everybody loved.

Melvin V. Tehee

Melvin V. Tehee, 79, died September 11, 2019 in Silver Springs, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Duane E. Wolting

Duane E. Wolting, 68, died September 18, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Jon Kent Shambaugh

Jon Kent Shambaugh March 10, 1937 ~ September 6, 2019

Shirley Irene Kentopp

Shirley Irene Kentopp Feb 29, 1944 ~ Sep 6, 2019 Shirley Irene Kentopp, born February 29, 1944, in Cherry Valley, Arkansas, passed away September 6, 2019, in Reno Nevada.

Carson High football has a ball in 42-6 homecoming win over Hug

As the Carson football team trotted back to the far end zone after celebrating a 42-6 win over Hug with the Senator student section, Carson head football coach Blair roman had a message for the team.

Douglas football drops 33-7 game at Spanish Springs

SPARKS — Spanish Springs scored three times in the first 7:12 of the third quarter to surge ahead and take a Northern 4A contest from the Douglas Tigers on Friday.

Thursday, September 19

Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack short on fans and explosions

Northern Nevada is still having a difficult time warming up to the Nevada Wolf Pack football program. The Wolf Pack attracted just 34,318 fans for its first two home games combined this year against Purdue and Weber State.

Wednesday, September 18

Community sports: Carson City Kiwanis Pancreatic Cancer Awareness day is Saturday

Packet pickup for golfers and runners/walkers for the sixth annual Carson City Kiwanis Pancreatic Cancer Awareness day festivities is at the Silver Oak golf course clubhouse is 5-6:30 p.m. Friday. The first 100 golfers to check in will receive shirts. There is late registration for walkers and runners Saturday morning at 7 a.m.

Senators slide past Reno and into league play

The winning ways against Reno continued Wednesday night for the Carson High boys soccer team as the Senators posted a 4-1 victory to edge their way back near .500 on the year.

Carson High football will lean on ground game Friday against Hug

Carson High football will return to its home turf Friday night as the Senators look to get back to .500 on the year.

Is UTEP the cure for what ails the Nevada Wolf Pack?

Jay Norvell wants his Nevada Wolf Pack football team to clean up its act.

Fallon rolls against Wolverines in key 3A battle

A harvest moon and Friday the 13th gave a bright, yet radiant glow under the Friday night lights.

Townsend: A pioneer in women’s sports

RENO — More than one century ago, the pioneering spirit led to the founding of Fallon and the establishment of many small ranching communities scattered from Leeteville to Stillwater.

Fallon boys soccer falls at Lowry

WINNEMUCCA — The Lowry High School boys soccer team closed out its five-game homestand to start the Northern 3A season with a 4-1 win over Fallon on Tuesday (Sept. 10).

Cross country, tennis, volleyball results

The Fallon cross country team had a strong showing at the North Tahoe Kiwanis Mountain Invitational on Friday.

Lady Wave splits soccer matches

After being shut out for two consecutive Northern 3A matches, Fallon’s girls soccer team took out its frustration against Lowry Sept. 10 to pin an 8-0 loss on the visitors.

Prep Roundup: Zach Sever leads Carson High cross country

Zach Sever became the second Senators’ boy to win the Nevada Union Cross Country Invitational on Saturday and did so in a record-breaking time.

Tuesday, September 17

Gwen Renee Nix

Gwen Renee Nix November 24, 1964 ~ September 10, 2019

Teri Lyn Ewing Magna

Teri Lyn Ewing Magana Teri passed away on September 12,2019.

David E. Morrissey

David E. Morrissey, 60, died August 18, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Mark Cain

Mark Cain, 59, died August 29, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Virginia Baronian

Virginia Baronian, 92, died September 10, 2019 in Reno, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Richard Kirlicks

Richard Kirlicks, 83, died September 12, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Robert Hagan

ROBERT HAGAN, 88, of Carson City passed away September 13, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 883-4965.

Edward Gleason

Edward Gleason October 24, 1938 ~ September 8, 2019 Edward Gleason, born October 24, 1938 , passed away September 8, 2019. He was born in Boston, one of four siblings.

Carson volleyball battles but falls to Reno

Reno High volleyball showed its height and its talent Tuesday as the Huskies bested Carson in straight sets, 25-23, 25-20, 25-17.

Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack’s Air Raid offense needs the ground game

The Nevada Wolf Pack running backs had a simple message for their teammates on the offensive line last Saturday at Mackay Stadium.

Monday, September 16

Margaret "Margo" Lee Counterman

Margaret (Margo) Lee Counterman April 12, 1962 - Aug 15, 2019 Margaret (Margo) Lee Counterman passed away at her residence in Fernley on August 15, 2019.

Nevada Notebook: Is the kicker the Wolf Pack’s MVP?

Brandon Talton just might be the Nevada Wolf Pack football team’s Most Valuable Player so far this season. The freshman kicker is a perfect 8-of-8 on field goals and 5-of-5 on extra points this year. At one point this year he scored 19 Wolf Pack points in a row, the last four in a 34-31 win over Purdue, all six in a 77-6 loss at Oregon and the first nine in a 19-13 win over Weber State last Saturday.

Mountain West rankings: Air Force seeking Colorado ‘championship’

The Air Force Falcons are one step closer to ruling the state of Colorado. “We want to be the kings of Colorado,” Air Force running back Kadin Remsberg said after last Saturday’s 30-23 overtime win against the Colorado Buffaloes.

Sunday, September 15

Clear Creek Tahoe boasts only red clay courts in the area

Clear Creek Tahoe, a private residential community located in the mountains of Carson City off of Highway 50, is known for its golf course but now the club has a new attraction.

Saturday, September 14

Nevada Wolf Pack edge Weber State, 19-13

The Nevada Wolf Pack didn’t need a Mackay Miracle to beat the Weber State Wildcats on Saturday.But that didn’t make it any easier.The Wolf Pack survived three turnovers, eight penalties and a blocked punt to hold off the upset-minded Wildcats of the Big Sky Conference, 19-13, in front of a thin crowd of 14,174 at Mackay Stadium.

Rosemary Main

Rosemary Main age 85, of Carson City, NV passed away on August 30, 2019. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Fitzhenry's Funeral Home. 775-882-2644

Carson boys soccer falls to Hug 2-0

Saturday’s boys soccer tilt between Carson and Hug were two teams that have plenty of history playing against each other.

Carson ties with Hug despite shot advantage

Carson girls soccer had plenty of chances to break its scoreless tie with Hug Saturday, but the back line of the Hawks didn’t budge as the two squads ended in a 0-0 draw.

Roger Diez: NASCAR playoffs start in Las Vegas this weekend

Kevin Harvick spoiled Joe Gibbs Racing’s chance to capture all four of NASCAR’s crown jewels last Sunday. Harvick qualified on the pole and dominated the Brickyard 400, capturing his second win at the track. It was also the end of the regular season, which went to Kyle Busch.

Friday, September 13

Carson High football drops 56-31 game to Foothill

Carson football hung with Foothill (CA) for a half Friday night, but the explosiveness of Cougar wideout Tyler Carey proved to be too much.

Cathryn E. Bober

Cathryn E. Bober 1940 ~ 2019

Thomas Kent Thompson

Thomas Kent Thompson April 11, 1947 ~ July 22, 2019

William Arthur Kinkel

William Arthur Kinkel June 10, 1944 - September 3, 2019

Chiefs, Raiders missing big-play WRs heading into matchup

OAKLAND, Calif. — Tyreek Hill streaking downfield for big receptions from Patrick Mahomes figured to be a major part of Kansas City’s passing offense this year. The Raiders were counting on technician Antonio Brown to get open on intermediate and deep balls to provide a needed spark in Oakland.

49ers’ travel log: Holiday Inn, ice cream and Bengals

CINCINNATI — After practicing on a college soccer field, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo headed for a nearby ice cream store to order one of his favorites: cookies and cream in a waffle cone. Then it was back to the Holiday Inn that was the San Francisco 49ers’ home base for their week in Ohio. “Youngstown, it’s been nothing but a good time,” the quarterback said

Prep roundup: Carson’s Beglin wins meet, Sierra Lutheran picks up sweep

Beglin takes individual title, Carson fifth at Hidden Valley

Thursday, September 12

Carson High volleyball finds strength in competition

After four-year varsity player Abby Pradere departed in the spring, Carson High volleyball head coach Robert Maw knew he was going to have to lean on a varsity newcomer to handle the setting duties in 2019.

Joe Santoro: How good (or bad) is the Nevada Wolf Pack?

Where, exactly, does the Nevada Wolf Pack stand in the world of college football? There are some (like the Oregon Ducks) that suggest the Wolf Pack is simply a glorified Big Sky Conference team with a better television deal. The Wolf Pack, after all, has sat at the big boys’ table of college football since 1992 but has rarely joined in the conversation with the real movers and shakers.

Carson High football looks to slow Foothill rushing game Friday

Carson High clashed with Foothill (Palo Cedro, Calif.) last season and saw the full force of then senior dual-threat quarterback, Jayden Gordon.

Wednesday, September 11

Community Sports: Carson City bench press championship set for Sept. 21

The Carson City Bench Press Championships will be held Sept. 21 as part of the Carson City Kiwanis Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day.

Nevada Wolf Pack looking for bounce back against Weber State

The Nevada Wolf Pack football team needs a victory in the worst way. “Definitely,” senior offensive lineman Jake Nelson said this week as the Wolf Pack prepared to host the Weber State Wildcats at Mackay Stadium on Saturday (4:05 p.m., ESPN3).

Sparks, Truckee defeat Fallon’s soccer teams

The Greenwave soccer teams came up empty handed last week in a pair of league games against Sparks and Truckee.

Tuesday, September 10

Daniel Robert (Bob) Ellis

Daniel Robert (Bob) Ellis July 12, 1926 ~ September 3, 2019 At age 93, Bob passed away after a lengthy illness at home with his family.

Donald T. Barry

Donald T. Barry, 92, died Sept. 8, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Emmy L. Barry

Emmy L. Barry, 90, died Sept. 9, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

John M. Aurand

John M. Aurand, 67, died August 29, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Jon K. Shambaugh

Jon K. Shambaugh, 82, died September 6, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Fallon holds off Fernley

Three long touchdown passes from Fallon quarterback Elijah Jackson to receiver Brock Richardson were the major difference in Fallon’s 42-35 Northern 3A win Friday night at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.

Wave golfers play in back-to-back matches

The Lady Wave golf team kicked off the season last week in Elko County, playing at tournaments hosted by Elko and Spring Creek high schools.

Fallon, Oasis volleyball sweep

After dropping a five-game match to its cross-valley rival to open the league season, the Lady Wave volleyball team strung together three-straight wins last week.

Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack players will always have at least one friend

Jay Norvell showed us all once again this past weekend that he is the right coach to lead the Nevada Wolf Pack football program.

Prep roundup: Carson golf, Dayton soccer and Sierra Lutheran volleyball play well over weekend

Senator girls golf fourth at Empire Ranch Karen Beglin led the way for the Carson girls golf Thursday as her low round of a 69 was the best score of any competitor at Empire Ranch.

Monday, September 9

John Ponte

John Ponte John Ponte, of Carson City, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2019 in Carson City after a brief illness.

Nevada Wolf Pack notebook: ‘We gave up in the second half,’ says Dom Peterson

Dom Peterson didn’t like what he saw during the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 77-6 loss to the Oregon Ducks on Saturday in Eugene, Ore. “We gave up in the second half,” the Wolf Pack sophomore said on Monday. “That’s something I never saw from our team since I’ve been here.”

Mountain West football rankings: ‘Aloha can cover all’

Nick Rolovich believes the state of Hawaii is a big reason why his football team is 2-0 to start the season.

Sunday, September 8

Intrigue surrounding Broncos-Raiders opener centers on Brown

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Denver Broncos changed coaches, coordinators, systems and the starting quarterback since they last came to Oakland in the second-to-last game in 2018. The Raiders have merely overhauled the roster.

WNC’s Golf for Education Tournament turns 20

The WNC Foundation will host the 20th annual Golf for Education Tournament on Sept. 27 at the Toiyabe Golf Club.

Saturday, September 7

Manuel Allen Aja

Manuel Allen Aja July 24, 1943 ~ September 1, 2019

Jennifer Anne Dorr

Jennifer Anne Dorr July 7, 1978 - Aug 28, 2019

Mila Farrell

Mila L. Farrell October 15, 1965 - Aug 25th, 2019 Mila passed away after a hard , courageous and long fought battle with cancer.

Dayton golfer bags three holes-in-one in 11 days

Denise Johnson of Dayton needed 11 days to do something most people will never accomplish in their lifetime – except Johnson did it three times.

Struggling Buccaneers, 49ers hopeful for turnaround seasons

TAMPA, Fla. — Loud music no longer blares from speakers towering above the practice field. A pingpong table and basketball hoop are gone from the middle of the locker room, too. Bruce Arians is back in the NFL following a brief hiatus, trying to establish a different culture within the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who open their first season under the 66-year-old coach against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

Reno, Worthen too much for Douglas

Reno tried to run away from Douglas early on Friday night, scoring two touchdowns inside of the first four minutes, but the Tigers hung around all night before falling 49-21 to the Huskies.

Roger Diez: NASCAR hits the brick(yard) this weekend

Last weekend’s racing saw a first-time series winner, a first-time season winner, a disqualified winner, a second-time 2019 winner, and unfortunately a tragic accident. Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc took his first Formula One victory, holding off the charging Mercedes of five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton in Belgium. At Darlington, Erik Jones became the fourth Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) driver to score in 2019, winning the rain-delayed Bojangles Southern 500 in the wee hours of Monday morning. But the Gibbs bunch also suffered the humiliation of disqualification, as Denny Hamlin’s Toyota was found to violate ride height limits after the Xfinity race.

Friday, September 6

Richard Keith McCurdy

Richard Keith McCurdy, 84, Passed away August 9, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Walton's Chapel of the Valley is caring for his arrangements. 775-882-4965.

Louise Kerr

Louise Kerr Feb. 19,1925 ~ Nov. 13, 2018

Owen Mikesell

Owen Ernest Mikesell Jun 9, 1932 ~ Aug 28, 2019

Prep Roundup: Carson High cross country, tennis, soccer teams in action

With 63 team points the Senators’ girls took third at the Sierra League cross country meet Thursday behind Douglas (51 team points) and Damonte Ranch (28).

Thursday, September 5

Carson football can’t overcome McQueen's explosiveness

The Carson High football team had a number of chances to hang with the McQueen offense Thursday night, but a few miscues cost the Senators as the Lancers left Carson City with a 41-11 win.

Jon Trent

Jon Trent Jon Justin Trent was born on 30 April 1985 in Carson City, NV and was carried away in angel's arms on 16 August 2019. He was 34 years old.

Dayton High School drops football

Dayton High School will be without a football team this season. A low turnout for the program forced the Dust Devils to drop all levels of football, marking the first year the school will be without a team since it opened its doors.

Joe Santoro: Take the Nevada Wolf Pack and bet the over

The last time the Nevada Wolf Pack football team ventured into Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore., it brought the entire program crashing back to reality. The Pack, coming off a 13-1 season when it finished ranked No. 11 (Associated Press) in the nation in 2010, lost to the Oregon Ducks 69-20 on Sept. 10, 2011

Chuck Saulisberry

September 14, 1928 - August 20, 2019

Wednesday, September 4

James Edward Harpster

James Edward Harpster February 11, 1947 ~ August 28, 2019

Community sports: Beauchman and Clark shine at Silver Oak

Milo Beauchman carded a two-over par 73 to take low gross honors at the Sunday Men’s Club tournament Aug. 25 at Silver Oak Golf Course, while Jason Clark scored a rare hole-in-one on the 124-yard 11th hole.

Nevada Wolf Pack won’t surprise Oregon Ducks on Saturday

Jay Norvell and his Nevada Wolf Pack football team don’t want to be reminded that their next challenge is the Oregon Ducks.

Joe Santoro: Strong revs Nevada Wolf Pack’s engine

Carson Strong felt like a 1979 Honda Civic with two flat tires puttering along in the fast lane on Interstate 80 at the beginning of his first game as the Nevada Wolf Pack’s starting quarterback.

Former Reno Aces infielder finds home with Arizona Diamondbacks

SAN FRANCISCO — An eerie silence permeated the visiting clubhouse before a late-August game against San Francisco at Oracle Park. Some players sitting in front of their lockers listened to music through their earbuds. Former Reno Aces first baseman Christian Walker, though, who is playing his first full season with the Arizona Diamondbacks, was methodically filling in the squares of a New York Times crossword puzzle hours before the team took the field.

Wave soccer defense improves after season-opening loss

Three days after suffering a lopsided loss to open the season, the Greenwave boys soccer team came back improved on defense in its home opener on Friday.

Fallon volleyball drops heartbreaker, Oasis wins 1st match

In their first home match of the season, the Lady Wave nearly pulled off an upset and over its cross-valley rival, no less.

Lady Wave returns 5 golfers, aims for team state berth

In her third year at the helm, Sandy Vanderbeek has one of her biggest teams competing this fall. After barely missing sending a player to the state tournament last season, Vanderbeek has a strong nucleus back and she expects the team to be competitive in the standings and extend the season into the state tournament.

Greenwave football team escapes with 6-point road victory

SPRING CREEK — A year after getting blasted by Fallon in the season opener by a score of 48-6, Friday’s season opener was anything but a blowout — Spring Creek came to play.

Carson High football looks to slow McQueen offense Thursday

Slowing down McQueen’s explosive spread offense will be priority No. 1 for Carson High football Thursday night.

Tuesday, September 3

Dr. James A. Hockenberry, MD

Dr. James A. Hockenberry, MD July 6, 1933 ~ August 21, 2019

Kevin Duain Harward

Kevin Duain Harward, 56 of Carson City, passed away on August 29, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

David E. Wise

David E. Wise, 82, died August 29, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Jacob May

Jacob May, 19, died August 31, 2019 in Dayton, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Louise M. Riley

Louise M. Riley, 96, died Sept. 2, 2019 in Dayton, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Martha Berger

Martha Betty Berger Oct 23, 1918 ~ Aug 23, 2019 Long time Carson City resident, Betty Berger peacefully passed away at her home on Friday August 23, she was just 2 months shy of her 101st birthday.

Carson volleyball outlasts Reed in five set thriller

The Carson High girls volleyball team needed nearly every point Tuesday night, but the Senators prevailed over Reed in a five-set thriller, 24-26, 25-17, 15-25, 26-24, 15-13.

Prep Roundup: Sierra Lutheran’s Hansen wins Twilight Classic title

Sierra Lutheran’s Teagan Hansen came home with the Nevada Twilight Classic title Friday at Mira Loma Park, posting a 14:04 over the 3,900-meter race to win the varsity small school division.

Nevada notebook: ‘Best win I’ve ever been a part of’ Wolf Pack senior says

RENO — Daniel Brown had been waiting quite a while for a night like this past Friday night at Mackay Stadium. “That was the best win I’ve ever been a part of,” the Nevada Wolf Pack senior cornerback said after a 34-31 comeback victory over the Purdue Boilermakers to open the season.

Monday, September 2

Mountain West rankings: Boise tops Seminoles to claim top spot in week 1

The Mountain West could not have asked for a better start to this college football season.

Introducing Carter Eckl, sports director at the Nevada Appeal and Gardnerville Record-Courier

Hello Nevada Appeal and Record-Courier readers, My name is Carter Eckl and I’d like to introduce myself as the new sports director for the Nevada News Group, covering both readership areas.

Sunday, September 1

Matilda "Sis" Moeller Elwinger Horst

Matilda (Sis) Moeller Elwinger Horst January 11, 1937 ~ August 28, 2019 Sis passed away peacefully on August 28, 2019 surrounded by her family from complications of pneumonia.

From unknown to scholarship: Brandon Talton kicks Nevada past Purdue

RENO — Jay Norvell spent the night before his Nevada Wolf Pack’s season opener worrying about a kicker. “Even as late as last night I was contemplating who was going to kick,” the Wolf Pack head coach said after Friday night’s 34-31 comeback victory over the Purdue Boilermakers at Mackay Stadium. “I really was rolling around in my sleep thinking about it.”