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Wyatt Diaz catches for the Mustangs against White Pine.
Wyatt Diaz catches for the Mustangs against White Pine.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:00 AM
Few will forget the windy day in March 2020 when the NIAA suspended school sports. 
The softball, baseball and track teams each competed in final skirmishes over the fateful weekend.
  • Maestretti wins main event in Winnemucca
    Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:00 AM
    Austin’s Craig Maestretti made the long trip from Austin to Winnemucca on Friday night and claimed the Hobby Stock main championship. Maestretti beat 11 other cars in the final weekend of racing at the Winnemucca Regional Raceway. 
  • Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:00 AM
    What was supposed to be a typical U.S. Open produced a most unconventional champion.

    Bryson DeChambeau was not the least bit concerned by the narrow fairways or the ankle-deep rough that shape Winged Foot into historically the toughest of all U.S. Opens. With his extra 40 pounds of muscle and mass, he wanted to pound it into submission with his driver, even if his errant shots were buried in deep grass.
  • Truck and Tractor pulls close out Labor Day weekend
    Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:00 AM
    More than 70 competitors took part in the Truck and Tractor pulls put on by United Truck and Tractor Pullers to close out the Tri-County Fair and Stampede on Sunday, Sept. 6, at the Winnemucca Events Complex.   

     
  • Bulls and Broncs takes over at Tri-County Fair
    Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Bulls and Broncs Rodeo made its return to the Winnemucca Events Complex on Saturday, Sept. 5, as part of the Labor Day Tri-County Fair and Stampede. Riders competed in bareback, saddle bronc and bull riding.

     
  • Youngsters compete in Great Basin Youth Challenge
    Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Tri-County Fair and Stampede had a little bit of everything over the Labor Day weekend, as young cowboys and cowgirls competed in the Great Basin Youth Challenge on Friday, Sept. 4, and Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Winnemucca Events Complex. 

     
  • Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:47 AM
    The Humboldt County Rodeo Club opened up the new season of the Nevada High School Rodeo Association in Gardnerville from Aug. 28-30.
    Emma Garijo had a strong opening weekend, finishing second in the average in pole bending with a time of 42.585 seconds. Garijo was third in the first performance at 21.688 and fourth in the second performance at 21.668. 
  • Wednesday, September 16, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Los Angeles Lakers are going to the conference finals for the first time in a decade, ending the longest drought in franchise history.
    LeBron James is going there for the first time since 2018. For him, that also qualifies as ending a drought.
    James scored 29 points and the Lakers wrapped up their first trip to the Western Conference finals since 2010 by topping the Houston Rockets 119-96 on Saturday night in Game 5 at Walt Disney World.
  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020 1:00 AM
    Whether it was at Winged Foot where Phil Mickelson lost his best chance to win the U.S. Open is up for debate.
    It certainly was the most memorable, if not spectacular.
    A tee shot off the hospitality tent that caromed into yellow grass that had been trampled by a week’s worth of spectators. A 3-iron that struck a tree. A shot that started between hospitality chalets and trees and hooked only far enough to catch a buried lie in the bunker left of the green. An explosion shot that raced off the green into 6 inches of rough.
  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020 1:00 AM
    While other high school sports have to wait to 2021 to start the Nevada High School Rodeo Association opened its 2020-21 season and the Battle Mountain Rodeo Club had a number of strong finishes in Gardnerville on Aug. 28-30.
    Emma Lemaire and Gracie Lou Holman were first and second, respectively, in the girls cutting average. Lemaire had an average of 142 points to win, In addition, she claimed the top spot in the first performance and was runner-up in the second performance. Holman scored 138.5 points, including a second-place finish in the first performance.
  • Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:00 AM
    Steve Nash was one of the NBA’s most entertaining point guards, the engineer of a high-scoring team that helped usher in a new era of basketball.
    Now the Brooklyn Nets want to see what he can do as a coach.
    The Nets hired Nash on Thursday, putting the Hall of Famer in charge of the team that hopes to have Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving together next season.
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