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Singer qualifies for state

February 7, 2019 — Douglas High's Chad Singer qualified for the State Championships in wrestling at the Northern 4A Championships held on Friday and Saturday a Hug High. Singer placed second at 195 pounds. Singer was pinned in the finals by one of the state's best wrestlers, Colby Preston.

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Carson Valley women’s golf seek members

February 7, 2019 — The Carson Valley Women's Golf club would like to invite any interested women to join the club for the 10th season of women's play. Opening day is Tuesday, April 2. A continental breakfast will be provided at 8:30 a.m., prior to tee-off at 9:30. All

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Patriots 13-3 win over Rams covers spread

February 4, 2019 — Sort of like the Super Bowl this year, the gaming win as a result of the big game was kind of a yawn. New England's 13-3 win over Los Angeles resulted in $145.9 million in wagers across Nevada's sports books. That's at least $10 million

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Joe Santoro: Pack now a work of art

February 1, 2019 — The Nevada Wolf Pack is taking college basketball to a higher level. "The biggest thing for us is playing without thinking, just playing free," senior Caleb Martin said recently. Think Secretariat at The Belmont in 1973. Tiger Woods at The Masters in 1997. Michael Phelps

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Douglas girls fall to Carson

January 30, 2019 — The Douglas High girls basketball team kept climbing up the hill all night long in its rivalry game against Carson. Douglas actually reached the top of the hill — that is to tie the game. But the Tigers couldn't stay on top of the hill,

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Morris’ inside presence helps Douglas beat CHS

January 30, 2019 — Talk about the Sultan of Swat. Douglas High's 6-9 post player Hunter Morris unofficially had nine blocks against Carson and may have had a triple-double before the night was over. Morris finished with 16 points and definitely was in double figures in rebounds, so if

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Douglas wrestling edged by Carson

January 24, 2019 — The Douglas High wrestling team, especially Chad Singer, did everything it could to build a big enough lead against Carson to secure an outright Sierra League title. Douglas had built a 39-24 lead, but the Senators still had three of their best wrestlers going in

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Douglas athletes sign to play at next level

January 18, 2019 — The diversity of the Douglas High athletic program wasn't just shown by the fact four athletes signed to play at the next level. How diverse the Tigers' athletic program was shown by the fact the athletes signed to play at the next level in four

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Douglas boys, girls ski have solid showing

January 16, 2019 — Sloane Niccoli had another outstanding showing for the Douglas High boys ski team which had another solid showing in the Tahoe Basin Ski League on Tuesday in the giant slalom at Alpine Meadows. Sloan placed seventh, finishing his two runs in 1:06.27 (32.17, 34.1) to

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Jensen earns all-conference honors

January 16, 2019 — Gardnerville's Andrew Jensen was named to the all-Great Plains Athletic Conference team as an honorable mention selection for the 2018 season for the University of Jamestown (North Dakota) football team, an NAIA school. The 6-1, 280-pound senior defensive tackle had 38 tackles and one interception

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Douglas ski teams take second

January 11, 2019 — The Douglas High boys and girls ski teams had outstanding efforts in the slalom at the Tahoe Basin Ski League event held on Wednesday at Heavenly. The Douglas boys took second with 183 points, finishing behind North Tahoe which had 214 points. The Douglas girls

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Shawn Estes gears up for Dolan Dinner, MLB season

January 11, 2019 — It's still just early January, but the plans for what Shawn Estes will be doing during the 2019 Major League Baseball season are already in the works. Estes again plans to be one of the analysts for the pre- and postgame shows for San Francisco

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Tigers boys basketball team splits two games

January 9, 2019 — Ty Jackson takes the ball to the basketball for Douglas against McQueen. Douglas picked up an impressive 61-48 win over the Lancers on Saturday. On Tuesday, the Tigers lost to Spanish Springs 67-44. The Tigers play at Wooster on Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. On

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MW rankings: Pack No. 1 despite blowout loss

January 9, 2019 — The Nevada Wolf Pack is no longer the happiest team in the Mountain West. The New Mexico Lobos are all smiles this week after handing the Wolf Pack its first loss of the season, 85-58, on Saturday night in Albuquerque. "It's an amazing win for

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CVMS boys hoops teams win title

January 4, 2019 — The Carson Valley Middle School sixth-seventh grade boys and eighth grade boys basketball teams both won the Tah-Neva League Tournament title on Dec. 8. The eighth grade team entered the tournament with a 9-1 record and went on to win all three games in the

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Roberson becomes Alpha Dog

January 4, 2019 — For former Douglas High standout Reagan Roberson it was one shining moment. But not his only shining moment. Just his biggest moment with the University of Nevada football team — so far. Roberson is Nevada's version of Walter Mitty, going from walk-on to making the

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Douglas High great Shawn Estes to be in Giants broadcast booth

January 3, 2019 — Shawn Estes, a 1991 Douglas High graduate, said he's been approached by San Francisco Giants chief executive officer Larry Baer about doing some San Francisco Giants games as a color analyst in the broadcast booth this season. Estes said he could work up to 20

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Singer takes eighth at SNC

January 2, 2019 — Douglas High wrestler Chad Singer placed eighth in the Sierra Nevada Classic on Friday at the Reno Livestock Events Center. Singer was able to make the quarterfinals at 195 pounds in the event, considered to be one of the most prestigious on the West Coast.

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Joe Santoro: Nevada should go all the way with Jay

December 31, 2018 — A couple of seasons ago the Nevada Wolf Pack proudly declared, "In Muss we Trust," and gave men's basketball coach Eric Musselman a stunning two-year contract extension just two seasons into his five-year deal. It was a bold move. Progressive, far-sighted, aggressive, intelligent, shrewd. You

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Except for Pack, Mountain West struggling

December 31, 2018 — It was not exactly a great week for Mountain West men's basketball. The Nevada Wolf Pack, the No. 1 team in the Nevada Appeal's Mountain West men's basketball rankings, kept winning with an impressive 86-71 victory at Utah on Saturday. But most everybody else in

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