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Tigers face another powerhouse in Damonte Ranch

October 18, 2018 — Of course the Douglas High football team knows what it faces in Damonte Ranch. It would be a monumental upset if the Tigers beat the Mustangs, a team that's 8-0 and 3-0 in the Sierra League. But the Tigers know they can keep improving as

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Douglas girls soccer battles Galena to tie

October 18, 2018 — The Douglas High girls soccer team battled Galena to a 1-1 tie on Saturday in a battle for first in the Sierra League. Douglas was 12-3-1 and 5-1-1 in league while Galena was 6-0-1. Douglas took a 1-0 lead after Hannan Shaw was fouled just

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Enjoy the fall colors

October 13, 2018 — Hello fellow anglers, This time of year is great to get out and enjoy fishing a river with the fall colors in bloom. Alpine County's colors are at their peak right now. Another place to enjoy the fall colors would be at Taylor Creek on

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Douglas volleyball outlasts Carson High in five games

October 11, 2018 — Douglas High's Hailey Hughes set the tone for this back-and-forth contest with rival Carson High School. She fittingly scored the first point on the match on a block and the last two points of the match on kills. Hughes was just one of several players

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Smokey 12th at regionals

October 10, 2018 — Douglas High junior golfer Aspen Smokey followed up an opening round 85 at the Northern 4A Regional Golf Championships on Wednesday with a 93 on Thursday, failing to qualify for the state championship. She finished 12th overall. It was the third straight year Smokey has

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Friday’s Douglas-Galena game a key one in Sierra League

October 3, 2018 — It's already time to throw out the much-used term playoff implications when it comes to the Douglas High football team. When Douglas (3-2, 1-0) hosts Galena (1-5, 1-0) at 7 p.m. Friday in a Sierra League contest, it will be a game that will have

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Early kickoff pays for Douglas High at Wooster

September 28, 2018 — The Douglas Tigers outscored Wooster 28-0 from late in the first half to midway through the fourth quarter Friday evening. The Tigers won 42-14 at Wooster High. The game kicked off at 4 p.m. Sophomore running back Trevor Kruger and junior running back Race Coman

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Youth basketball leagues offered through Douglas Parks and Rec

September 26, 2018 — The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is offering youth basketball leagues. A co-ed league will be offered for first and second grades and a girls league will be offered for third through sixth grades. The youth basketball leagues are offered for beginning to advanced

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Tigers drop match to Galena after beating Colts

September 26, 2018 — The Douglas High girls soccer team won 2-0 on Saturday at Wooster. The Tigers than dropped a 3-2 decision at Galena on Tuesday. Douglas added a goal in each half against Wooster. Against Galena, the match was tied at halftime. League-leading Galena would add a

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Douglas looks to rebound against Wooster

September 26, 2018 — There's nothing else to do for the Douglas football team but move on. The Tigers were handled by McQueen, 49-7, last week. But now there's a chance for Douglas to rebound in its Sierra League opener at Wooster on Friday. Kickoff is 4 p.m. "We're

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California Fritz shatters record for son

September 22, 2018 — Fritz Klingler known as (California Fritz) has been racing at Bonneville Salt Flats for many years successfully setting several land speed records over 200 mph. Fritz's two sons, Fritz Jr. and Richard, also have been involved with the Bonneville racing Harley-Davidson. Richard road-raced bikes for

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On top of the mountain (bikes)

September 22, 2018 — Gardnerville's Joshua Bodenstein has overcome a serious knee injury to become the Nevada Interscholastic Cycling League's leading rider in the middle school division in mountain bike racing. Bodenstein, an eighth grader at Pau Wa Lu Middle School who lives in Gardnerville, has won the first

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Schultz posts top 10 finish at Grand National event

September 22, 2018 — Tanner Schultz of Minden finished ninth in kart racing at the IKF/KPX co-sanctioned Grand Nationals event at the Fresno Fairgrounds in Fresno, Calif., held on Sept. 8 and 9. Schultz qualified 12th out of 23 racers. He had a mishap with the barrier and bent

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McQueen too much for Douglas High

September 21, 2018 — The Douglas Tigers were down 14-0 before they took an offensive snap Friday night. The early 14-0 deficit was a sign of the night as the Tigers dropped a 49-7 decision to McQueen in a Northern 4A crossover game at Keith Roman Field. The Lancers,

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Douglas girls soccer beats Spanish Springs

September 19, 2018 — The Douglas girls soccer team finished the non-league season with a 7-2 record after winning at Spanish Springs, 3-1, on Saturday. On another blustery day, Douglas possessed the ball 54 percent of the time and outshot the Cougars 15-7. In the 30th minute Madi Smalley

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Douglas continues tough schedule against McQueen

September 19, 2018 — Nothing much will change for the Douglas High football team this week. But at least the Tigers won't feel like they're under the big top. After what he called dealing with a "circus" of formations in a 51-24 loss at Reno last week, Douglas coach

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Zimmerman takes Genoa Lakes ladies title

September 19, 2018 — Twenty-four members in four flights competed for the Genoa Lakes Ladies' Golf Club championship title during two rounds played at the Ranch and Lakes courses on Sept. 11 and 13. Mary Zimmerman won the tournament with a gross, two-day score of 177. Second place honors

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Reno makes big lead at half stand against Douglas High

September 15, 2018 — RENO — Reno ran away to a 51-24 Northern 4A victory over Douglas High on Friday night. Douglas quarterback Colt Weidner's 60-yard touchdown run on fourth-and-1 cut the Reno lead to 14-7 with 9:05 to play in the first half. Reno would make it 21-7

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Arsenal baseball wins title

September 15, 2018 — The Nevada Arsenal 12 and under baseball team won the title of the Back to School Bash tournament held last weekend in Incline Village. The Arsenal opened with a 20-6 win over the Northern Nevada Baseball Club. The Arsenal exploded for 14 unanswered runs after

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Incline Flume Trail at Lake Tahoe nears completion

September 14, 2018 — Major work on one of the area's most historic and family-friendly trails wrapped up earlier this summer, giving mountain bikers and hikers improved access to the Incline Flume Trail between Mount Rose Highway and Tunnel Creek Trail. A group of roughly 35 riders, including members

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