Softball: Western Nevada splits in best-ever opening weekend

Beck, Hot Hitting Propel WNC Softball Courtesy of Western Nevada College More contributors at the plate and the complete-game pitching of Carlee Beck produced a solid opening weekend for Western Nevada College softball team....

Free gardening classes offered at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park in Minden

by Mark Jensen, Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park MINDEN, Nev.-Beginning this Friday, the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park will be the location for a series of monthly gardening classes on a variety of topics,...

Western Nevada College baseball preview

New Season Means Many Things to Whittemore, Wildcats by Steve Yingling, Western Nevada College AT A GLANCE Coach: D.J. Whittemore, ninth year Assistants: Aaron Demosthenes, ninth year; Josh Moody, second year; Frank Carey, first...

Western Nevada College softball preview

Wildcats Banking on Offseason Work Ethic for Improvement in 2014 by Steve Yingling, Western Nevada College WILDCATS AT A GLANCE Coach: Leah Wentworth, sixth year. Assistants: Bethany Henry-Herman, first year (volunteer the past two...

Douglas-Galena girls hoops photos

Carson Valley Times contributing photographer Ron Harpin sent in photos of last night’s Douglas girls basketball win over Galena in Reno. You can view or purchase Ron’s photos at www.rahphotosnv.com.

Douglas-Galena boys hoops photos

Ron Harpin sent in 50 photos from Friday night’s Douglas-Galena boys basketball game in Reno. Galena won by 13 to maintain its hold of first place in the Sierra League. You can view or...

JV/Frosh Hoops Photos

Carson Valley Times contributing photographer Brad Cockman sent in some photos from last night’s JV and freshman basketball games against Galena. You can view or purchase more of Brad’s work at www.brad21photo.com.

Softball: Douglas High hosting preseason conditioning workouts

The Douglas High School softball program, under the direction of first-year head coach Rob Parks, is hosting preseason conditioning workouts at Line Drive U (2577 Nowlin Road in Minden) Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:45...

Douglas-Damonte hoops photos (Ron Harpin)

Carson Valley Times contributing photographer Ron Harpin sent in these photos from Tuesday night’s Douglas boys and girls basketball wins over Damonte Ranch. Just a note: For all of our contributing photographers, they make their money...

Farewell to a swim center mainstay

Current and former members and coaches of the Douglas Dolfins swim team gathered at the Carson Valley Swim Center in Minden Tuesday afternoon to pose for a final picture under the team’s 22-year-old mural....

Line Drive U open for spring season

Line Drive U, the indoor baseball and softball workout facility at 2577 Nowlin Road in Minden, is open for the spring season. The facility is open from 4 to 9 p.m. on weeknights and...

Carson Valley Trails Association plans “Love Your Trails” fundraiser

Courtesy of Carson Valley Trails Association Tickets are now available for the Carson Valley Trails Association’s “Love Your Trails” fundraiser on Friday, February 7, 5 p.m., at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Tickets are...

Basketball: Douglas Youth Basketball League starts Saturday, sign-ups being taken

The Douglas Boys and Girls Basketball Programs will be conducting the Douglas Youth Basketball League. This league originated in 1987 and has been very successful and popular for over 25 years. The League will...

A Paws for Tails with Australian Shepherd Border Collie Rescue of Northern Nevada

By Kathy Givens with Cynthia Kennedy, www.aussiebcrescue.com Hello! I’m very grateful to be given this space to share with you the latest “tails” from Australian Shepherd Border Collie Rescue of Northern Nevada (ABC Rescue)....

Wrestling: Douglas lands four on the medal podium at home tourney

Staff Reports The Douglas High wrestling team had four athletes win medals at the Carson Valley Lions Club Invitational in Minden on Saturday. “It was a successful tournament,” Douglas coach Dave Singer said. “There...

Douglas Dolfin mural to be painted over

The 22-year-old Douglas Dolfins mural, which adorns the back wall of the Carson Valley Swim Center, will be painted over in the near future. The Dolfins, a competitive swim team based out of the swim center, are...

Disc Golf Course open at James Lee Park

Carson Valley’s first disc golf course opened earlier this month at James Lee Park in Indian Hills.  A nine-hole loop consisting of holes 1, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 are open. The remaining nine...

The Season, Episode 5

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com For the 2013-14 season, the Douglas girls basketball program has given the Carson Valley Times behind-the scenes access to the varsity team. We’ll document the entire season in weekly installments that won’t necessarily appear in...

Douglas-Manogue boys hoops photos (Ron Harpin)

Carson Valley Times contributing photographer Ron Harpin sent in 60-plus photos from Friday night’s Douglas-Manogue boys basketball game in Reno, which the Tigers won by 10. You can view or purchase more of Ron’s...

Hunter Myers’ freshman season at Harvard cut short

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Hunter Myers is adjusting to Ivy League life just fine. He’s becoming acclimated to the class load, enjoying life in the big city and making plenty of friends. There has...