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Douglas High scores 7 rushing touchdowns in win over Sparks

August 18, 2018 — The Douglas Tigers rushed for seven touchdowns on their way to a 59-22 win over Sparks in a nonleague game Friday night. The Tigers (1-0) started the game with a balanced attack. In the first half, Douglas threw the ball 12 times and rushed 18

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Douglas football team has had to practice mostly indoors in preparation for season opener

August 15, 2018 — If the upcoming NIAA season was actually an arena football league, the Douglas Tigers might have an advantage. Due to the bad air quality caused by California wildfires as of Tuesday, Douglas has had to hold eight of its 12 practices indoors. But the large

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245 hit the court at Tahoe Tennis Classic

August 2, 2018 — ZEPHYR COVE – A record 245 players competed in the Tahoe Tennis Classic, which saw some intense competition across the four days at Zephyr Cove Tennis Club. While players came from 11 states and The Netherlands, all the winners were from either California or Nevada.

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Holes in One at Genoa Lakes

August 2, 2018 — The Lakes Course at Genoa Lakes Golf Club had some excitement recently during its Men's Member Guest tournament. Steve Arnold and Gary Wood both fired holes in one just two groups apart on the 128-yard sixth hole. They had to split the closest-to-the-pin prize. According

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2010 Douglas High School graduate Krysta Palmer goes for it on the world stage

July 26, 2018 — For Krysta Palmer, it's all about going for it. "I went for it," said Palmer about taking on the world competition in diving this summer. The end result was winning her second straight medal at the World Cup, a fifth place finish in the World

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Tahoe Tennis Classic is for all ages

July 26, 2018 — ZEPHYR COVE – Dominic Mushines isn't worried about playing men half his age and then some. There's something to be said for experience. That's what the 84-year-old will be counting on when he takes to the courts at Zephyr Cove Tennis Club this week for

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Boy, it’s hot out there

July 21, 2018 — Hello fellow anglers. If you think you can go up to the higher lakes to get away from the heat, think again. It is hot even way up at the 8,000 foot level. Make sure to keep plenty of water in your cooler and keep

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Douglas High graduate and legendary University of Nevada baseball coach Gary Powers to be inducted into Pack Hall of Fame

July 20, 2018 — RENO — Douglas High graduate and legendary University of Nevada baseball coach Gary Powers will be among seven new members to be inducted into the Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame this fall. The 2018 class also includes one Powers' players, Chad Qualls (1999-2000), who went

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American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament sets new ticket sale record for 4th straight year

July 20, 2018 — Tony Romo hoisted the trophy. Steph Curry jumped into Lake Tahoe fully clothed. Joe Pavelski and Mark Mulder vied for the title with their last shots on the dramatic final hole. The fans mixing margaritas with a power drill while partying wildly to music on

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9th annual ‘All 4 Charity’ King Crab & Steak Cookout set

July 19, 2018 — The ninth annual "All 4 Charity" King Crab & Steak Cookout is scheduled Aug. 10 at Douglas County Community & Senior Center. The event has raised $185,000 and has donated all funds to many worthy Douglas County programs. This year's event proceeds will support MEFIYI

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ENDURING CHALLENGE

July 19, 2018 — Thanks to people like race director George Ruiz, runners from all over the world will test themselves on Saturday during one of the world's great endurance challenges. The Tahoe Rim Trail Run features the 100-mile Endurance Run. The 100-mile race is run within Spooner State

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9th annual ‘All 4 Charity’ King Crab & Steak Cookout set

July 19, 2018 — The ninth annual "All 4 Charity" King Crab & Steak Cookout is scheduled Aug. 10 at Douglas County Community & Senior Center. The event has raised $185,000 and has donated all funds to many worthy Douglas County programs. This year's event proceeds will support MEFIYI

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ACC celebs Urlacher, Allen, Hoffman all entering respective Hall of Fames

July 14, 2018 — STATELINE — Brian Urlacher smashes golf balls with about the same aggression he used to crush ball carriers. He pulls out the driver and all the golf balls in his bag probably wish they could hide. When the legendary Chicago Bears linebacker hit it pure

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Ponderosa Ridge Run on Saturday morning

July 5, 2018 — The 44th annual Ponderosa Ridge Run will be held on Saturday on a course that extends from Spooner Summit to Kingsbury in Douglas County. The 9.5-mile trail run starts at 10 a.m. from the Spooner Summit Maintenance Station on Highway 50 and finishes at the

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Be safe on the water, on the road this holiday

July 3, 2018 — Hello fellow anglers, Fourth of July is here and many of us have taken the week off, while others will take the later half of the week to enjoy the out of doors celebrations. Drive safe as there will be many anglers walking along our

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Fishing heats up for the Fourth

June 30, 2018 — Peggy Bristol is a longtime local fishing enthusiast who frequently shares her stories with The Record-Courier. She has found success on both the Carson and Walker rivers of late and added that many anglers have been out — especially on both the East and West

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Carson Valley Fastpitch elections on Aug. 6

June 30, 2018 — Carson Valley Fastpitch will hold elections for board positions at 6 p.m. on Aug. 6 at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, across from Lampe Park. Anyone interested in filling a board position for the coming softball season must submit a

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Another busy off-season for Musselman, Wolf Pack

June 29, 2018 — Sports fodder for a Friday morning … There is no such thing as a trade in college basketball. You can't sell or buy players. Well, not technically. But coach Eric Musselman has never let that stop him from remaking his Nevada Wolf Pack roster every

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Nevada adding Utah to schedule

June 29, 2018 — University of Nevada head men's basketball coach Eric Musselman continues to fill in the Wolf Pack's difficult non-conference schedule with the addition of Utah for the 2018-19 season. Nevada will play at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Dec. 29. The Utes

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Douglas girls soccer alumni game set for July 11

June 29, 2018 — Douglas High girls soccer has scheduled its annual alumni game for July 11 to be followed by a youth soccer camp on July 24-26. The alumni game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start at Keith Roman Field. Admission will be $5. Among the former

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