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The Battle Mountain High School track and field team was at Reed High School in Sparks this past weekend for the NIAA State Championships. Above: Nolan Chopp throws the shot put.
The Battle Mountain High School track and field team was at Reed High School in Sparks this past weekend for the NIAA State Championships. Above: Nolan Chopp throws the shot put.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 1:00 AM
After recovering from an injury at the start of the school year, Battle Mountain High School senior Nolan Chopp closed out his high school career in style by winning the 2A discus this past weekend at the NIAA State Championships at Reed High School in Sparks.
Chopp threw a personal-best 137 feet, 11 inches to win the discus by more than 11 feet. 
North Tahoe’s Juan Camacho-Morales was second at 126 and Lake Mead’s Caleb King (120-0) and Pershing County’s Brayden Wagner (117-1) were third and fourth, respectively.
  • Battle Mountain golfers compete at state tournament in Henderson
    Wednesday, May 25, 2022 1:00 AM
    Members of the Battle Mountain High School boys golf team closed out its season at the NIAA 2A State Championships at Chimera Golf Club in Henderson on May 16-17.
  • Gilliland, Backus, Kuskie win individual state championships
    Tuesday, May 24, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Lowry High School track and field team concluded its season with a number of strong finishes at the NIAA State Track and Field Championships this past weekend at Reed High School in Sparks.
    Lowry junior Shaun Gilliland brought home the lone state title for the Buckaroo boys winning the pole vault with a mark of 12 feet. 
    He tied with Spring Creek’s Tarron Metz at 12-0, but won the state title on fewer misses. 
  • Lady Mustangs are state runners up
    Tuesday, May 24, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Pershing County High School softball team made it to the state softball championship at Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas last weekend.
    They played as the No. 2 team in the Northern 2A  League.
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Battle Mountain High School baseball team saw its season come to and this past weekend at the Northern 2A Regional Championships in West Wendover, with a pair of losses.
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Battle Mountain High School boys golf team was in West Wendover on Monday, May 9, for the Northern 2A Regional Championships at Toana Vista Golf Course.
  • Lady Longhorns fall one game short of state tourney
    Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Battle Mountain High School softball team was looking to book a trip to Las Vegas if they could get through the Northern 2A Regional Championships this past weekend in West Wendover.
  • Tuesday, May 17, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Battle Mountain High School track and field team shined at the Northern 2A Regional Championships this past weekend at Reed High School and brought a handful of individual champions.
    Sean Scherer and Zach Duggan led a 1-2 finish in the pole vault for Battle Mountain, as Scherer cleared the bar 8 feet, 6 inches and Duggan set a personal best at 8-0. 
  • Lowry softball knocked out of regional tournament, fall short of state bid
    Tuesday, May 17, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Lowry High School softball team was looking to get back to the state tournament but saw its run at a trip to Fernley come up short with a 14-4 loss to Churchill County this past Friday night in Winnemucca. 
    The Lady Bucks ended the season at 19-17.
  • Lady Mustangs are runners-up at
Northern 2A Regional Championships
    Tuesday, May 17, 2022 1:00 AM
    Last weekend’s Northern 2A Regional Softball Tournament started out with West Wendover, Battle Mountain, Yerington and Pershing County – the top four teams in the 2A. 
  • Tuesday, May 17, 2022 1:00 AM
    There’s a new dimension to this year’s Mustang 5K. 
    It’s still raising funds for football helmets, shoulder pads and video software.
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