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Lakers knocked out of state tourney by Yerington

May 18, 2018 — The North Tahoe baseball team had their season come to an end after the second day of the Class 2A state tournament, falling 8-2 against league foe Yerington. Both Northern League teams were dropped in the opening round of the four-team, double elimination tournament, leaving

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Wolverines one win away

May 18, 2018 — Truckee moved to within one game of a Class 3A state championship on Friday, May 18, with an 8-4 win over rival Elko in the winner's bracket final. Wolverines senior pitcher Joel Estabrook got the start at Galena High School, and put forth one of

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North Tahoe’s Murphy Scott takes second at state golf tournament

May 18, 2018 — After capturing the Class 2A Northern League championship last week, North Tahoe's golf team traveled to Boulder City to compete in this year's Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association State Boys Golf Championship. The Lakers had a strong two days of play on the par-72 Boulder City

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Lakers fall 6-4 in state tourney opener

May 18, 2018 — The North Tahoe baseball team gave the Southern League champions, Lincoln County, all they could handle to open the Class 2A state tournament, but two late runs from the Lynx were enough to send the Lakers to a 6-4 defeat, and into the loser’s bracket.

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Restrictions proposed for snowmobile use in Tahoe National Forest

May 18, 2018 — Dozens of winter sports enthusiasts pushed their way into a conference room at the Truckee Ranger District on Wednesday to make their opinions heard on changes where snowmobiles and other over-snow vehicles can operate within the Tahoe National Forest. The Forest Service released its draft

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Wolverines knock off defending champs, two wins away from state title

May 17, 2018 — With a three-run lead in the bottom of the seventh inning against Southern League champions Boulder City and a runner on base, Truckee Head Coach Jeff Murphy was forced to pull pitcher Gary Grosjean due to the senior reaching his pitch count. "He ran out

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Battle-tested North Lake Tahoe Lakers reach state baseball tourney

May 17, 2018 — First-year Coach Jesse Brown has spent all season letting his players make mistakes, work through errors, and allowing the team to find its own way through difficult situations. The approach paid off in a big way during last week's Class 2A Northern League tournament in

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Truckee track finishes as Northern League runners-up

May 17, 2018 — The top track and field athletes from the Class 3A Northern League gathered in Yerington last weekend to battle it out for state berths and regional championships. Once the dust settled on a windy, chilly day of competition, the Wolverines walked away with a trio

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Lakers Josii Johnson breaks school record at regionals

May 16, 2018 — North Tahoe's track and field team joined the best Class 2A athletes from across the Northern League last weekend to compete in this year's regional championship. The Lakers put together a solid performance during the two-day meet in Yerington with 36 top-five finishes, including six

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Free golf clinic returns to Carson City Sunday

May 15, 2018 — The 26th annual Fred Alexander Memorial Family Golf Clinic is scheduled to touch down at Eagle Valley Golf Course in Carson City on Sunday, May 20, bringing free lessons to junior golfers ages 6-17 and their families. The introductory clinic will run from 11:45 a.m.-4:15

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Truckee golfer Ethan Flynn shoots a combined 166 for ninth place at state

May 15, 2018 — The Truckee boys' golf team competed in the two-day Class 3A Nevada State Tournament on Monday, May 14 at the Mountain Falls Golf Club in Pahrump, Nevada. Freshman Ethan Flynn opened the tournament with a team-best 11-over-par 83 on the 6,608-yard course to sit in

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Regional recap: Truckee, North Tahoe athletes among Northern League’s best (VIDEO)

May 14, 2018 — From a pair of outstanding runs through regional baseball tournaments to absolute domination in the water at Carson City’s aquatic center, local high school athletes put together several memorable performances over the weekend as the 2017-18 prep sports year nears its conclusion. After competing at

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Truckee Wolverines earn state baseball tournament berth (VIDEO)

May 14, 2018 — The Truckee baseball team will play in its first state tournament game since 2013 when the Wolverines take the field at McQueen High School in Reno to face Southern League champion Boulder City. Truckee goes into the four-team, double-elimination tournament as the Northern League runners-up

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Truckeeā€™s Thomas takes top honors in diving regional (VIDEO)

May 11, 2018 — Most days of the week four Truckee High School athletes are doing something no other local students are. The girls pack up and head to Reno for diving practice, representing not only Truckee's only divers, but the only in all of the Class 3A Northern

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Four Sugar Bowl skiers earn national development team nominations

May 11, 2018 — Four members of the Sugar Bowl Academy Nordic Team have been nominated to national and regional level development squads for the upcoming season. Haydn Halvorsen, Lexie Madigan, Sofia Sanchez, and Sarah Beaulieu all earned national team nominations based on their superior performances during the 2018

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Forest Service to host Big Jack East Project meeting Monday

May 11, 2018 — When blue markings started showing up around trees in the roughly 2,059-acre area surrounded by the neighborhoods of Sierra Meadows, Ponderosa Palisades, and Martis Camp and Northstar California Resort, residents of the area immediately became concerned. The markings stem from the U.S. Forest Service's Big

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Tahoe City Golf Course, opened in 1918, celebrates its centennial with 50-cent green fees all weekend

May 10, 2018 — Stepping onto the first tee box at Tahoe City Golf Course is like traveling back in time to the early days of playing with hickory clubs or even decades later, when members of the Rat Pack, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and other celebrities made the

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Truckee High makes first baseball playoff appearance in five years

May 9, 2018 — It's been five years since Truckee's baseball team has played in a postseason game, but that all changed Thursday morning when the Wolverines faced Spring Creek in Fallon, Nevada, to open the Class 3A Northern League playoffs. For Truckee's four seniors as well as four-year

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North Tahoe golfers win regional championship

May 9, 2018 — With the Class 2A Northern League golf championship on the line, North Tahoe junior Murphy Scott and Incline sophomore Satchel Hirsh stepped onto the tee box at Toiyabe Golf Club's par-4, 18th hole tied at 76 strokes apiece. Hirsh went on to double bogey the

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Truckee relay team breaks school swim record

May 8, 2018 — Truckee swim team head coach Jody Burrill had a school record to swap out after the team's home meet on Saturday, May 5. The boys' 400-yard freestyle relay squad of Cooper de Ryk, Evan Opsal, Gavin Olsen and Kaikea Crews laid down the fastest time

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