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Best players named in 2A Northern League

May 21, 2017 — Eight players from the North Tahoe High School varsity baseball team were named among the best in the 2A Northern League for the 2017 season. The Lakers finished their season 16-5 in league play and 23-8 overall. The following is the list of players who […]

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North Tahoe knocked out of baseball playoffs

May 21, 2017 — The North Tahoe High School varsity baseball season ended on Friday, May 12, when the Lakers were knocked out of the playoffs in a 15-12 loss to West Wendover in Yerington, Nev. The Lakers got off to a good start scoring three runs in the […]

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Bike from Tahoe to Reno

May 20, 2017 — The Reno-Tahoe landscape offers scenic hills that are accessible through various trail routes. But the region lacked a trail connecting Pyramid Lake to Lake Tahoe, until now. Retired Reno-Sparks water planning manager, Janet Phillips, began creating her vision in 2003 of a bike path that […]

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A passion for the slopes

May 11, 2017 — Anyone that has crossed the path of Mike Iman can tell you that he has a passion and love for skiing and teaching the sport to others. His expertise and vast knowledge has contributed in many ways to how Americans are taught to ski, and […]

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Incline High baseball falls to North Tahoe

May 8, 2017 — The North Tahoe High School baseball team powered their way to 41 runs en route to a three-game sweep of the Incline Highlanders from April 25-29. The Lakers (19-5 overall, 12-4 2A Northern League) got off to a strong start on Tuesday, April 25, with […]

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Where to watch Amgen and how to plan for traffic delays in South Lake Tahoe May 11 and 12, 2017

May 8, 2017 — Some of the most elite female cyclists from the United States and abroad will be making their way to Lake Tahoe, May 11 and 12, to compete in the Amgen Break Away From Heart Disease Women’s Race. Residents are encouraged to attend the free event, […]

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Lakers compete at Big George track meet

May 8, 2017 — A dozen North Tahoe High School track and field team members set personal records at the Big George Invitational on Saturday, April 29, in Minden, Nev. The meet, which was held at Douglas High School, served as a big test for the Lakers who competed […]

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North Tahoe golf team on a roll

May 8, 2017 — The North Tahoe High School boys' golf team is riding a wave of wins into their final Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association's 2A Northern League events of the 2017 season. The squad battled windy conditions at Washoe County Golf Course on Monday, April 24, en route […]

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Truckee baseball to honor senior players

April 29, 2017 — The Truckee High School baseball team will host their Senior Farewell game against the Lowry Buckaroos at Peccole Park at University of Nevada, Reno on Saturday, April 29. The Wolverines will be saying goodbye to seven seniors — Will Belden, Connor Bullion, Jayden Commendatore, David […]

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Truckee athletes shine at Bob Shaffer Track Classic

April 29, 2017 — The Truckee High School track and field teams each took first place at the Bob Shaffer Track Classic on Tuesday, April 25, in Truckee. The boys' team finished with 277 points. The girls' team ended up with 284.5 points. Head Coach Diana Yale said she […]

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Ponderosa Golf Course opens April 28

April 28, 2017 — Enough snow has melted in early spring to give golfers a chance to tee off at Ponderosa Golf Course in Truckee starting on Friday, April 28. Course operators plan to have holes four through nine open until the snow melts off holes one through three. […]

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Tahoe gets stealthy

April 20, 2017 — Have you ever been on an adventure, legs burning from pedaling over rocky terrain; and even though you're exhausted all you want is to explore further? Thanks to the new Stealth Tahoe Electric Bikes storefront on Brockway Road, now you can. Aaron Vacek and Anthony […]

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Two north Tahoe baseball teams face off at Greater Nevada Reno Aces Stadium

April 19, 2017 — The North Tahoe High School and Incline High School Baseball Teams met Monday night in Reno at the Greater Nevada Reno Aces Stadium in an exhibition game and the Lakers came out on top with a 2-1 victory. After trailing 1-0 the entire game in […]

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Skiers and riders take advantage of as many spring days as possible before bidding farewell to winter 2016-17

April 13, 2017 — Even with clouds overhead and raindrops falling at 6,000 feet, you can bet that diehard skiers and riders will be on the mountain. "This is still pretty cool," said skier Joey Pellegrini. He and a friend are two of many visiting North Lake Tahoe this […]

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North Tahoe Baseball gets two wins on the road

April 9, 2017 — The North Tahoe Lakers Baseball Team travelled to Lovelock on Thursday, April 6 to play a double header against the Pershing County Mustangs and came out victorious in both games, 15-7 and 14-5. Senior Trent Lingruen was the starting pitcher in Game 1. He held […]

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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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