High Altitude Hockey
Tahoe’s flirted with ice hockey in the past. Now, it’s set to become home to a professional expansion team. Lake Tahoe is a winter sports epicenter. Some of the best snowboarders, skiers and mountaineers in the world train and compete along the lake’s scenic shores. In 2024,...
Carson High School Athletics Dealing with Referee and Bus Shortage
As we've reported, referee and bus driver shortages are impacting schools all across our area. Carson City High School is one of those schools trying to navigate those issues as scheduling conflicts for their sports teams are causing challenges. "Currently the experience that we're having is transportation issues not just...
Vaqueros host South Tahoe for Homecoming
Coming off back-to-back losses to open league play, the Fernley Vaqueros welcome South Tahoe to town Friday night as they celebrate Homecoming and search for their first league win. Both will bring identical records of 1-3 overall and 0-2 in the Northern 3A into tonight’s game. South Tahoe is coming...
Lady Vikings win consecutive tournaments
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – After winning their first league tournament in thirteen years last week in Elko, the Vikings Girls Golf team made it back-to-back victories by capturing another title in Fallon on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Ava Wolfe led the way for the Vikings, capturing third place with...
American Century Championship awards $121,250 to 52 area non-profits
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif/Nev. – The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority distributed $121,250 in funds to 52 area non-profit organizations as a result of the 34th annual American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament. As the tournament’s destination sponsor, the LTVA is responsible for the South Shore’s most impactful special event,...
Tahoe Blue Event Center Opens: New Local Entertainment Hub and Home to Lake Tahoe's First Pro Hockey Team
On September 18, the Tahoe Blue Event Center (TBEC) was officially opened. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was attended by officials from Tahoe Douglas Visitors Authority, Visit Lake Tahoe, and OVG360. The project, which took over ten years to complete, was initially a simple parking lot build, as stated by Lake Tahoe Visitor Authority attorney Lou Feldman. The project grew into a larger venture with complications from planning to realization. Despite hurdles, the venue is now ready to host over 125 ticketed events annually, starting with Comic Con on September 23.
Nationally-ranked junior dragster racer Crue Casteel competes at the NHRA Division 7 Dragster Finals
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Crue Casteel, a high school drag racing sensation from Sierra Lutheran, recently earned his driver’s license. Known for his dragster racing success, he now faces the challenge of adhering to regular road speed limits under 85 mph. During the summer, Casteel impressed with a finals...
Elks Soccer Shoot showcases players’ skills
On Sept. 6, the Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 and Douglas County Parks & Recreation department hosted a Soccer Shoot at Aspen Park in the Gardnerville Ranchos. Cheered on by Elks, members, parents, teammates, and coaches, a total of 69 boys and girls took the opportunity to exhibit their kicking skills and have some fun.
Snowboarder Documents Mission To Slide On Snow In The Middle Of September
More snow fell on the Lake Tahoe region last season than any in recorded history, but even Old Man Winter's best efforts couldn't brave Mother Nature's summer heat. The majority of the snow has melted across the Sierras, but a few patches can still be found, if you know where to look. Professional ...
South Tahoe’s Landy, Incline’s McMahan run to XC wins
ANGELS CAMP, Calif. — South Tahoe sophomore Lyla Landy ran to a first-place finish against 175 other athletes on Saturday at one of the larger meets of the season, the Bret Harte Frogtown Invite. Landy was among a handful of Vikings that made the trip to Angels Camp for...
Ep: 95 – Senator volleyball doesn't want to wait around
Carson High School volleyball coach Brittany Witter joins Behind the Bench crew to highlight the Senators' quick start for the second season in a row under her tenure. Carson has a big week with Bishop Manogue and Douglas on the docket. Hear what Witter thinks of the team as the Senators dive into the middle of the league season.
Critical Mass rides for safety in South Lake Tahoe
What started as a protest rolling into South Lake Tahoe City Council’s regular meeting to oppose Caltrans’ proposed speed limit increases has turned into something bigger. As a result, the worldwide phenomena Critical Mass has returned to the city after more than a decade. Large bike tours through...
Galena's Joseph Czyz, Douglas' Giana Zinke among Athletes of the Week; see who else made the list
These are the Reno Gazette Journal’s high school Athletes of the Week for the week of Sept. 4-11. Send any outstanding names and stats for consideration for this weekly list to email@example.com. Tate Hummel, senior, Spanish Springs: Hummel was 16-for-23 for 289 yards in the Cougars' 44-7 win over Wooster in football on Friday. He...
Lake Tahoe Community College launches men, women cross-country teams
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – In February 2023, Matthew Airola, a two-time California Community College Athletic Association cross-country and track and field champion was hired by the Lake Tahoe Community College to coach its new Cross-Country and Long-Distance Track programs. “Cross Country and Track has always been a major...
No. 1 Monroe Keeps Shutout Streak Going with 2-0 Victory over Lake Tahoe
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., September 15, 2023 – The No. 1-ranked Monroe College Mustangs men's soccer team is still yet to allow a goal this season, as the Mustangs picked up a 2-0 victory over Lake Tahoe Community College on Friday at Skidelsky Field. The Mustangs improve to 5-0 on the season with the win, expanding their goal differential to 26-0 for the year in the process.
Canelo Alvarez on Lake Tahoe camp: 'I’ve found a place that’s made me happy and strong'
Canelo Alvarez isn’t going to make significant adjustments at this stage of the game. He has had a lot of success doing things his way. One change did make sense to the 168-pound champion and his team, however: A new, fresh location for his training camp going into his pay-per-view title defense against Jermell Charlo on Sept. 30 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Expanding Access to Rock Climbing in South Lake Tahoe: Tahoe Fund and Boys & Girls Club Initiative
Rock climbing is becoming more popular in the United States. The Tahoe Fund and the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe are making it more accessible to underserved communities in South Lake Tahoe. The high costs of gym memberships and climbing equipment are barriers to entry. The Tahoe Fund is addressing this by funding a new indoor climbing program.
Highlanders top Pershing County on last minute touchdown
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — For the first time in nearly two decades, the Incline Village football team came out on top against league rivals Pershing County. The Highlanders fell behind early before rallying back behind a game-winning touchdown pass from junior quarterback Tommy Williams to junior receiver Colin Combs in the final seconds to claim a 21-14 win at home Friday night.