Good Morning, Carson Valley: Nov. 5

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com

GARDNERVILLE, Nev., Nov. 5, 2014 – We have full Douglas County election results here.

That being said, the Douglas girls soccer team is now gaining national attention, rising to No. 25 in the country according to TopDrawerSoccer.com and No. 81 in the country according to MaxPreps.com (computer formula).

The Lady Tigers improved to 23-0 on the year overall with a 4-1 win over McQueen in the first round of the regional playoffs Tuesday night. They’ll face Spanish Springs (a team that battled them throughout the match in the regular season before Douglas prevailed 1-0) Thursday night at 5 p.m. at Carson High School.

Not to be lost in the soccer team’s success, the Tiger volleyball team pulled off a big win of its own Tuesday night, upending higher-seeded McQueen in Reno in five games. The Lady Tigers now move to Thursday’s regional semifinal against Sierra League champ Manogue at North Valleys High School (5:15 p.m.)

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In today’s calendar, brought to you by k2 Pilates, the Minden Town Board meets at 5:30 p.m. (Full agenda here); The Northern Nevada Juniors Volleyball Club has an informational parent meeting at 6 p.m. in the Douglas High Commons tonight and the Douglas County Public Library, Minden Branch hosts Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

And make sure to vote in Pizza Wars as we search for Carson Valley’s Signature Pizza. There’s quite a race shaping up at the top. One vote per computer per day. You can view the ballot here.

That’s a full lid for this morning. Take care out there and have a great day.

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