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Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy announces Darcy Norman as new director of athletic performance

November 19, 2018 — Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy, a youth development ski team and college-preparatory high school for competitive skiers, announced the appointment of Darcy Norman to the new position of director of athletic performance. Norman, who is also director of performance science for Kitman Labs in

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Churchill County defeats Truckee for 3A state championship (GALLERY)

November 18, 2018 — A memorable season by the Truckee football team ended with a Class 3A state runner-up finish after the Wolverines were defeated in the championship game by Churchill County. The Greenwave bounced back from an early 7-0 deficit behind senior Sean McCormick's three touchdowns on Saturday

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Beacons and Beers offers backcountry advice ahead of ski season

November 17, 2018 — With the mountains around the Tahoe region still awaiting winter's first storms, many of the area's diehard skiers and snowboarders gathered at Alibi Ale Works in Truckee to hear from experts on using search and rescue gear in the backcountry. Roughly 150 people were on

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Truckee’s Wolverines to face Greenwave for state championship

November 15, 2018 — For the first time since 2012, the Truckee football team will play for a state championship. The Wolverines will face rivals from the Northern League, Churchill County, for the Class 3A title on Saturday at Carson High School. "We've got our hands full," said Truckee

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Lake Tahoe-area resorts announce Friday as 2018-19 season opener

November 14, 2018 — Storms have yet to dump snow on the slopes of the Lake Tahoe-area mountains, but weeks’ worth of work by resort crews along with upgraded snowmaking capabilities have made it possible for several mountains to begin spinning lifts this week. Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Northstar

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Truckee’s Cross named Northern League MVP

November 14, 2018 — Truckee junior Kelly Cross put together an outstanding season on the volleyball court this past fall, leading the Wolverines to an 18-0 league record, regional championship, and a state runner-up finish. For her play this past season, Cross has been named the Class 3A Northern

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Boulder City takes 3-1 win over Truckee in finals to repeat as Class 3A state champions

November 13, 2018 — After an 18-0 run through Northern League play and a regional championship, the Truckee volleyball team came up just shy of their ultimate goal, falling in the finals of the Class 3A state tournament last Saturday against defending champions Boulder City. The Lady Wolverines engaged

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Three-peat state champs

November 13, 2018 — The Truckee and South Tahoe girls' soccer teams have battled for supremacy all season long, splitting a pair of regular season matchups, followed by the Vikings taking a 2-1 victory in the Northern League championship. The teams went on to dispatch their Southern League counterparts

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Alpenglow Sports welcomes Dave Nettle for first Winter Speaker Series presentation

November 13, 2018 — On Thursday, Nov. 15, Alpenglow Sports premiers the 13th annual Winter Speaker Series by welcoming back local legend and series co-founder Dave Nettle with his presentation, "Ski Mountaineering the Graubunden Haute Route." The event is free and will start at 7 p.m. at the Olympic

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Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy offers Snow Rangers youth backcountry program

November 13, 2018 — Heading into the 2018 ski season, Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy will again offer a youth ski program focused on creating lifelong backcountry skills, while introducing avalanche awareness and avoidance. The Snow Rangers work closely with the professional guides at Alpine Skills International when

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Reno-Tahoe out of running to host 2030 Winter Olympic Games

November 12, 2018 — The Reno-Tahoe region will not host the Winter Olympics anytime soon. The Reno-Tahoe Winter Games Coalition said in a press release Monday that it is not financially feasible for the region and declined a bid invitationfrom the United States Olympic Committee to participate in an

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Truckee’s Julie Munger leads US women at World Rafting Championships

November 12, 2018 — Truckee local and rafting legend Julie Munger is in Argentina this weekend, leading the US Women's Masters team at the International Rafting Federation World Rafting Championship. Munger, 56, and fellow Californians Sue Norman (61), Beth Rypins (56) and Juliet Starrett (45) were part of the

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Wolverines scuttle Pirates to reach first state title game since 2012

November 10, 2018 — For the first time since 2012, the Truckee football team will play for a state championship. The Wolverines traveled to Moapa Valley on Saturday, and scuttled the Pirates in the Class 3A state semifinal round, taking a 23-16 win. "We haven't beat them at that

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Truckee girls look for 3-peat against familiar foe

November 9, 2018 — The Truckee girls’ soccer team smashed Pahrump Valley behind seven goals in a shutout victory to open the Class 3A state tournament in Las Vegas on Friday, and in doing so, set up a rematch with rivals South Tahoe for the state title. The two-time

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Lady Wolverines advance to state championship match

November 9, 2018 — The Truckee volleyball team will vie for a state championship on Saturday after rolling Moapa Valley in straight sets to open the Class 3A state tournament at Bishop Manogue High School. The Wolverines set the tone early on in the semifinal round on Friday and

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First in California: Boreal Resort now open

November 9, 2018 — For the fifth straight year, Boreal Mountain Resort will be the first in California to open to the public. The resort recently announced Friday, Nov. 9, as the 2018-19 season opener, and will be spinning its Castle Peak lift from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Truckee Wolverines earn first state berth since 2012, travel to Moapa Valley Saturday

November 8, 2018 — For the first time since the 2012 season, the Truckee football team will play in a state playoff game. The Wolverines earned a berth into this year's Class 3A state tournament on Saturday, behind a 42-6 victory at Surprise Stadium against Lowry. "It's a big

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Truckee cross-country takes three top-five finishes at state

November 8, 2018 — The Truckee boys and girls' cross-country teams traveled to Boulder City last weekend to compete in the Class 3A state championship meet, and had a trio of athletes pick up top-five finishes. Truckee junior Montana Montgomery followed his regional championship with a third-place finish at

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North Tahoe’s best football season in years ends in Lovelock

November 8, 2018 — The North Tahoe football program's best season in more than a decade came to an end last Friday night as two-time defending state champions Pershing County rolled to a 43-0 victory in the first round of the Class 2A Northern League playoffs. The No. 4

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South Tahoe girls rally to beat rival Truckee for Northern Nevada soccer championship

November 6, 2018 — South Tahoe freshman Anjelina Maltase made one last clearance to thwart Truckee pressure and the whistle blew. The Vikings let out a collective scream and players from the sideline raced to celebrate while the Wolverines were left feeling the same disappointment South Tahoe has felt

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