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Truckee High School track teams excel at Fallon meet

March 29, 2017 — The Truckee High School track squads traveled to Fallon to participate in the 45th annual Fallon Elks invitational on Saturday, March 25. Truckee competed against 36 teams from multiple different NIAA divisions. The girls squad placed fifth overall and first among D3-A competition. "Both teams […]

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North Tahoe High baseball team off to 10-3 start

March 29, 2017 — The North Tahoe High School baseball team recently kicked off its season with two preseason tournaments March 10 and 11 against Northern Nevada and California high schools, before starting league competition. Although the Lakers have only been able to practice in the high school gym […]

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Tahoe-Truckee biking: Nonprofit seeks proposals for region-wide map

March 25, 2017 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The Lake Tahoe region has been steadily evolving into a more bicycle-friendly area, and the addition of an updated, printed bike map covering the whole basin may help continue that growth. Upgrading the various paper maps from around the region […]

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Explore Tahoe: Area fishing charters provide fun, successful excursions

March 24, 2017 — Whether you've snagged a trophy catch in your day or never cast a line, it's no surprise that fishing is one of the most invigorating activities to be had at beautiful Lake Tahoe. Being on the lake is instantly relaxing, but if you're looking to […]

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SNC Tahoe skiers, snowboarders rack up national titles

March 23, 2017 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Sierra Nevada College's ski and snowboard teams returned the second week of March from the USCSA National Championships with a few more notches on their belts, with strong showings in several disciplines — including five team national championships, and seven individual […]

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Tahoe skier Lila Lapanja on World Cup: ‘Smiling is my antidote to negativity’

March 23, 2017 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Professional ski racer Lila Lapanja recently competed with several of the world's best female athletes at the Audi FIS World Cup competition at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. Lapanja, an Incline Village native, competed in the March 11 slalom race and recorded […]

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Boarding for Breast Cancer event at Sugar Bowl raises over $8,000

March 23, 2017 — TRUCKEE, Calif. — Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) earlier this month made its return to North Tahoe for another stop of the Shred the Love series for a few days of yoga, skiing, snowboarding and plenty of good times. The love could be felt all […]

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Tahoe skiing: Final Junior Freeride tour hits Mt. Rose this weekend

March 23, 2017 — Returning to Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe on March 24-26, the Tahoe Junior Freeride Series Championships will see 130 premier freeride skiers and boarders from the multi-state region descend The Chutes in the fourth and final event of the 2017 series. The Chutes are a series […]

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Incline High Rifle team performed well in 2016-17 season

March 23, 2017 — The Highlander air rifle team's season recently came to a close. The members of this team tested their strength, concentration and control of their body down to each breath this season. The highlanders boasted a team of 11 members, seven of whom were varsity: Kimberly […]

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North Tahoe varsity boys golf win first league tourney

March 20, 2017 — The North Tahoe High School varsity boys golf team has had several scrimmages the last several weeks competing against larger schools, and the Lakers are doing very well. We had our first league tournament last Thursday, March 16, at Eagle Valley Golf Course. The Lakers […]

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Truckee High baseball team goes 2-2 to start season

March 20, 2017 — TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Truckee High School baseball team kicked off its season two weekends ago competing in a preseason tournament against other area high schools in northern Nevada. With the high school field in Truckee under several feet of snow, the 2017 team has […]

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Explore Tahoe: Reach new heights with a North Shore snowmobile tour

March 18, 2017 — TAHOE VISTA, Calif. — Since 1985, Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tours has been spreading the adventure bug to locals and visitors — especially those itching to get breathtaking scenic views along with a dash of adrenaline. "We specialize in getting people to amazing destinations," said Jon […]

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Strong showing

March 16, 2017 — The Incline High School girls varsity basketball team continued their strong tradition of great basketball during the 2016-17 season. Battling through seven rescheduled games due to snow, sickness and injuries, the girls fought to a 12-10 overall record, 8-6 in conference play and their fifth […]

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Incline basketball recap: Boys rely on underclassmen to make playoff run

March 16, 2017 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The Incline High School boys varsity basketball team survived the most interesting season head coach Tim Kelly can remember with a 10-15 record overall, 7-7 in AA league play and its 5th straight trip to the regional tournament. "We had seven […]

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Support sought for Tahoe-Truckee Athletes Committed program

March 15, 2017 — TRUCKEE, Calif. — Athletes Committed is a nationally recognized program working to promote leadership while decreasing teen alcohol and drug abuse. It was founded by John Underwood who has become an adviser for the Navy Seals, Elite athletes, as well as Olympic team members of […]

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Squaw Valley World Cup: 20,000 fans joined hundreds of volunteers in celebration

March 14, 2017 — OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — Thanks to an unexpected scheduling opportunity, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows officials were able to work with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association to host a pair of women's races for the Audi FIS World Cup — and what a spectacular weekend […]

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Travis Ganong, others marvel at Squaw Valley during World Cup weekend

March 13, 2017 — OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — Hundreds of athletes, celebrities and others patiently wait for the Funitel to open for first tracks at Squaw Valley's Dawn Patrol on Saturday as part of the resort's World Cup racing weekend. Local athlete Travis Ganong stands with the crowd, meeting […]

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Photo gallery: Squaw Valley World Cup Day Two, Saturday slalom races

March 12, 2017 — OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — The best female skiers in the world took to the Red Dog run for a World Cup slalom race at Squaw Valley on Saturday. Above are photos from Day Two from Truckee resident Patrick Flora. Click here to check out his photos […]

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Mikaela Shiffrin sweeps at Squaw Valley World Cup, secures slalom title

March 12, 2017 — OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — With her fourth slalom globe already clinched, Mikaela Shiffrin outskied her rivals by more than a second Saturday to win her 31st career World Cup race. The victory was sealed when first-run leader Wendy Holdener, of Switzerland, skied off course just […]

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Photo gallery: Squaw Valley World Cup Day One, Giant Slalom race

March 11, 2017 — OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — The best female skiers in the world took to the Red Dog run for a World Cup giant slalom race at Squaw Valley on Friday. Above are photos from Day One from Truckee resident Patrick Flora. An estimated crowd of 8,000 […]

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