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A friendship that extends past the court

February 22, 2018 — Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part series about Eric Reuter and Gary Price. Today, The Record-Courier looks at a lifelong friendship that has extended for nearly 50 years. Many words have been used to describe the impact Eric Reuter and Gary Price

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Dunkelman leads Douglas alpine skiers

February 22, 2018 — Sean Dunkelman raced to third-place to help the Douglas High boys alpine ski team end its regular season on an upbeat note on Feb. 13 during a Tahoe Basin Ski League slalom at Diamond Peak Ski Resort in Incline Village. Dunkelman posted a two-run time

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That 1978-79 championship season

February 21, 2018 — Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part series about Eric Reuter and Gary Price, who combined to give the Douglas Tigers a 1-2 basketball punch that has stood the test of time. Today, The Record-Courier examines the Tigers' AA state championship season of

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JV BASKETBALL

February 21, 2018 —

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Sierra Lutheran boys knocked out of playoffs

February 17, 2018 — All week long, Sierra Lutheran boys basketball coach Ben Walther wondered whether he would have the services of top scorer Zane Warkentin. The coach said Warkentin, a junior, had been feeling strange all week. It turns out Warkentin had mono. Warkentin watched helplessly from the

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Tradition-rich Reno girls defeat Douglas

February 15, 2018 — Road trips to start the postseason are extremely rare for the Reno High girls basketball team. And that wasn't good news for the Douglas Tigers on Tuesday night. Reno, which only entered the Northern 4A Region Tournament as a No. 3 seed out of the

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Stubborn Tigersfall to Cougars

February 15, 2018 — For three quarters on Wednesday night, the stubborn Douglas Tigers stayed within striking distance of top-seeded Spanish Springs during their first-round Northern 4A Region Tournament boys basketball contest in Sparks. Jalen Townsell and the Cougars embarked on a run to start the fourth quarter, however,

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Falcons sweep Coleville

February 14, 2018 — Zane Warkentin scored 10 points to lead a balanced attack in Sierra Lutheran High's 63-30 Western 1A league regular season-ending win at home against Coleville on Saturday night. "Great effort tonight by the boys," said coach Ben Walther, whose Falcons open in the Northern 4A

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Murray takes silver at state

February 13, 2018 — Douglas High senior Blake Murray fell two points short of his goal to win the 182-pound weight class gold medal on Friday at the NIAA 4A State Wrestling Tournament in Las Vegas. Murray did leave the Orleans Arena with silver after he dropped a 5-3

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Dunkelman places third in slalom race

February 12, 2018 — Sean Dunkelman captured third-place for the Douglas High alpine ski team on Thursday during a Tahoe Basin Ski League slalom race in South Lake Tahoe. Dunkelman clocked a time of 49.75 seconds for two runs, just one second out of first-place in the boys race,

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Defensive effort pays off for Douglas senior

February 12, 2018 — On just about any athletic field, much of the glory goes to offensive players who score. Now, meet Douglas High senior Mario Meza Cervantes, whose preference for defense is taking him on to play soccer for Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Ore. "I've always

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Douglas girls grab No. 2 seed

February 10, 2018 — No tie-breaker was needed after all. The Douglas Tigers simply went out and earned home court advantage to start the playoffs outright with a 45-25 victory on Friday night at Carson's Winterfest girls basketball game. Ashlynn Campbell scored 10 of her game-high 18 points in

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Late comeback falls short for Tigers in 56-51 loss at Carson

February 10, 2018 — A late comeback came up just short for the Douglas High boys basketball team in its regular season-ending 51-46 loss at Carson. The Senators moved out front midway through the second quarter and never relinquished the lead, although there were some anxious moments inside the

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Murray wrestles for state gold

February 9, 2018 — Baseball is at the top of Blake Murray's list as far as priorities for his future. Even so, the Douglas High School senior — who has signed to play Division 1 baseball for Xavier University — will have his focus squarely on another sport today

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Grizzlies take Tigers outside

February 7, 2018 — Moses Wood and Spencer Conatser combined to score 45 points to help lead Galena High to a 72-53 Sierra League boys basketball victory against Douglas on Tuesday night at Randy Green Court. Wood, a 6-foot-8 senior who is set to play for Division 1 Tulane

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Playoff seed up in the air

February 7, 2018 — An opportunity to clinch home court advantage for the start of the Northern 4A Region Tournament eluded the Douglas High girls basketball team on Tuesday night. Instead, Galena seized the momentum early and went on to a pivotal 57-42 victory at Douglas that created a

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Serpents sink Falcons in key Western 1A test

February 6, 2018 — Mineral County outscored Sierra Lutheran 24-10 in the third quarter en route to a 64-48 win in a Western 1A boys basketball game on Saturday. The Serpents from Hawthorne (13-1 league, 19-5 overall) retained their hold on first-place in Western 1A play, while Sierra Lutheran

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Murray wins regional gold

February 6, 2018 — One goal down. One more still to go. So, while Blake Murray is excited about capturing his first Northern 4A Region Tournament championship on Saturday in Carson City, the Douglas High senior still has his sights set on a bigger prize. "It's kind of cool

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Douglas duo hit top 10 in giant slalom

February 5, 2018 — Douglas High's Sean Dunkelman and Sloane Niccoli posted top-10 finishes for Douglas High on Wednesday during a Tahoe Basin Ski League race at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Dunkelman took seventh place in the boys giant slalom in a two-run time of 1:25.6, just two-tenths of a second ahead

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Tigers shoot downWooster for wins

February 3, 2018 — There were a few anxious moments in the second quarter on Friday night before the Douglas High boys basketball team turned up the heat on its way to an 84-52 homecoming win against Wooster. The Tigers scored 14 points during a span of two minutes

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