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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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Washoe advances past Carson Valley

June 28, 2018 — It was a promising start for the Carson Valley Little League 11-12 all-star team. After taking a one-run lead in the top of the first inning, however, Carson Valley saw the momentum shift as Washoe surged to a 16-1 victory in the District 1 Tournament

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Pitching, defense pave way for Valleyall-stars

June 27, 2018 — Thanks to a simple mixture of pitching, defense and teamwork, the Carson Valley Little League 11-12 all-star team has two wins under its belt and now finds itself one step away from a return visit to the Nevada District 1 Tournament championship game. Carson Valley

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Ironwoman Wendel still going strong

June 26, 2018 — Sandra Wendel can still be called an ironwoman. And the Carson Valley triathlete is showing no signs of slowing down after winning her women's 65-69 age group on June 10 at the fifth annual Boulder Ironman in Boulder, Colo. Wendel completed the 140.6-mile swim, bike

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Boettger steps up to win at Reno tourney

June 25, 2018 — Having been dominant within her own age group in the past, 12-year-old Sierra Boettger took a step forward earlier this month when she entered the Lakeridge Tennis Club Round Robin Tournament in Reno. The young Carson Valley player moved up to the girls 15-year-old level

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Carman discovers reward in running

June 22, 2018 — Greg Carman can't help but smile now when he looks back on how much ground he has covered since he took up running nine years ago. You see, the 36-year-old Genoa man has gone from being a recreational runner in search of fitness to performing

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Going the distance at Madathon

June 21, 2018 — Thanks to a lot of endurance, not to mention some patience, Coree Woltering emerged as the overall winner of the 25-mile race at the Genoa Peak Madathon trail run on June 9. Woltering, a professional trail and ultra runner from Ottawa, Ill., came from behind

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School board OKs lunch price increases

June 15, 2018 — Middle and high school lunches will cost more after Douglas County School trustees approved a rate hike on Tuesday for the upcoming school year. Increases to $2.95 for middle school and $3.25 for high school lunches were approved by a 7-0 vote. Other increases included

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Carman wins Carson Valley Days 5K

June 15, 2018 — A steady cross-wind greeted participants on Saturday morning during the Carson Valley Days 5K Walk, Jog, Run. Given what he's seen in races so far in 2018, those conditions didn't faze Gregory Carman in the least, as the 36-year-old Genoa man emerged as the overall

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She touched all Little League bases

June 14, 2018 — Debbie Jacobsen wore many hats during her 30 years of service to Carson Valley Little League. Above all, Jacobsen, who passed away at age 57 on May 24 after a short battle with cancer, is remembered as a selfless and dedicated volunteer by the many

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World Cup bronze for DHS grad

June 8, 2018 — Here's a breakdown of Carson Valley athletes who have graduated from high school and are still competing at a higher level: SWIMMING & DIVING KRYSTA PALMER — USA Diving, 2010 Douglas High School graduate: Palmer won a bronze medal in mixed synchronized diving at the

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Hot weather (and fishing) for derby

June 6, 2018 — After late spring rain and snow, conditions began to heat up this past weekend in Carson Valley. And so did the fishing prospects for more than 1,000 young anglers during the 29th annual Kids' Fishing Derby on Saturday and Sunday at Lampe Park. Tyler Creel,

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Foster overcomes injury for Douglas

June 5, 2018 — Jayden Foster began the season in March as a fourth-year starter and the established leader for Douglas High's baseball team. Despite battling issues with a shoulder injury, though, Foster ended his season the same way and was rewarded with first-team utility player recognition on the

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Tigers named to all-region team

May 30, 2018 — Amanda Hoffman and Mackenzie Brixey have been familiar names to Douglas High softball fans for the past four years, not to mention key factors in the team's recent runner-up finish at the NIAA 4A State Tournament. And not surprisingly, the two seniors were honored as

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Tigers recognized for golf, academics

May 29, 2018 — With its entire roster due to return intact next year, the Douglas High boys golf team appears to have a promising future. For starters, three individuals qualified for the Northern 4A Region Tournament earlier this month and Douglas nearly made the cut as a team

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Douglas seniors sign college letters

May 27, 2018 — A considerable amount of perseverance and effort helped pave the way for a quartet of Douglas High School seniors who will continue pursuit of their respective sports at the college level this coming fall. Robyne Foster and Caitlyn Costa signed community college volleyball letters during

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Silveira swims to state meet medals

May 23, 2018 — Baylee Silveira logged top-four finishes in the 100-yard backstroke and 100 freestyle to provide highlights for the Douglas Tigers on Saturday during the NIAA 4A State Swimming and Diving Championships in Las Vegas. Silveira, a sophomore, placed second in the backstroke (57.60) and fourth in

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Ruckman’s long season ends on podium

May 23, 2018 — In a track and field season filled with emotion and challenges, Douglas High senior Kindra Ruckman finished on a positive note Friday with a third-place performance in the girls discus at the NIAA State Championships in Carson City. Ruckman, who faced with the adversity of

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Douglas softball team caps successful season

May 22, 2018 — Douglas High softball coach John Glover expressed his concern last week about the pros and cons of relying on the long ball. "I'd rather we didn't live and die by the home run," Glover said with a smile on Thursday after the Tigers homered three

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Norvell explains Wolf Pack vision

May 20, 2018 — Jay Norvell spoke on Tuesday night about how the University of Nevada football program has progressed in his first full year as head coach. That means steps forward that have taken place on and off the field. It's been a process, Norvell explained to his

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