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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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Norvell: Pack football ‘light years ahead’ now

May 20, 2018 — It would be an understatement to say a lot has happened since May 23, 2017, when Jay Norvell spoke at the Carson Valley Inn about his vision as the University of Nevada's first-year head football coach. On Tuesday night, Norvell returned as part of the

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Tigers on track to state finals

May 20, 2018 — Ten Douglas High School athletes will compete today and Saturday at the NIAA State Track and Field Championships in Carson City. Running and field events in all four classifications — 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A — will get underway at 3 p.m. today and 8

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Kaleb Foster slams fourth homer

May 20, 2018 — Here's a breakdown of Carson Valley athletes who have graduated from high school and now compete in college: BASEBALL KALEB FOSTER — University of Nevada, 2015 Douglas graduate: Foster went 2-for-5 with a solo homer in the fifth inning last Friday in the Wolf Pack's

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Tigers reach state softball finals

May 18, 2018 — On Thursday afternoon, Douglas High softball coach John Glover spoke about the pros and cons of relying on the long ball. "I'd rather we didn't live and die by the home run," he said with a smile at that time. One day later, Rylee Retzer

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Ten Tigers advance to state meet

May 18, 2018 — Douglas High's Sophia Bottino, Kyla Hinnant, Megan Veil and Madison Smalley gave a peak performance on Saturday when they combined to break their own school record and win the girls 4×200 relay at the Northern 4A Region Track and Field Championships in Carson City. Hannah

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Douglas boys win fifth straight title

May 18, 2018 — A gold medal performance in the 200-yard medley relay put the Douglas High boys out front from the start en route to its fifth straight team title at the Northern 4A Region Swimming and Diving Championships Saturday in Carson City. Even though that was the

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Tigers continue power surge in 8-5 state win

May 17, 2018 — You could say a power surge has helped push the Douglas Tigers deep into Nevada's high school softball postseason. Try these numbers out for size: 12 home runs by five different players in six games. And on Thursday, the Tigers continued that surge when Chloie

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