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As the winter season continues to dwindle away, NIAA officials continue to plead with Governor Sisolak to relax directives and allow prep sports to resume. Above, the PCHS volleyball team celebrates a point last season. Volleyball and soccer have a green light to begin practice in February.
As the winter season continues to dwindle away, NIAA officials continue to plead with Governor Sisolak to relax directives and allow prep sports to resume. Above, the PCHS volleyball team celebrates a point last season. Volleyball and soccer have a green light to begin practice in February.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 1:00 AM
Pershing County’s 10-month sports drought may be coming to an end. However, the high school wrestlers and basketball players just got some sad news. 
“Due to the governor’s extension of the pause, we have shut down the basketball and wrestling seasons at this time,” said Pershing County superintendent Russell Fecht last weekend.
  • Still playing: Bills, Bucs risen from Super Bowl droughts
    Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:00 AM
    In the 1990s, the Bills buffaloed their way to four successive — if not successful — Super Bowls. No other franchise has managed that.
    About a decade later, the long-downtrodden Buccaneers swashbuckled to an NFL title.
    Ever since, pretty much nothing for those teams. Until now.
    Next weekend, Buffalo, which last got this far in the 1993 season, heads to reigning Super Bowl champion Kansas City. 
    And the Chiefs could be missing their dynamic star quarterback, Patrick Mahomes, who was concussed in a 22-17 victory Sunday over Cleveland.
    “It’s a special time to be a Buffalo Bill, ” tackle Dion Dawkins said.
  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:00 AM
    Grant Sherfield scored 27 points, making it six 20-point games in a row, and Nevada beat Fresno State 79-65 on Sunday.
    Sherfield hit all 10 of his free throw attempts. He added eight assists.
  • Battle Mountain Junior High students get some work in with clinic
    Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:00 AM
    With the effort of Battle Mountain Junior High School teacher Julia Ramirez and help from Battle Mountain High School players, students at the Battle Mountain Junior High School started a volleyball clinic for its players on Friday. The clinic will run on Jan. 22 and Jan. 29.

     
  • Winter sports throughout the state still on pause; officials plead with Sisolak to relax directive
    Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:00 AM
    In a perfect world — one we are not in right now — the first games of the revamped high school sports season were scheduled to begin this past weekend.
    That deadline came and went with no basketball games or wrestling matches and it appears the state of Nevada won’t be seeing any of those sports taking place anytime soon.
  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:00 AM
    The Nevada football team announced  the addition of two four-year transfers to the defensive secondary for the 2021 season.
    Bentlee Sanders, started 15 games at safety over the past three seasons at South Florida, and Miles Hayes, a starting safety from William and Mary, have signed to join the Wolf Pack as transfers this season.
  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021 1:00 AM
    Urban Meyer first started thinking about the NFL about a decade ago.
    He was getting phone calls from team owners. He was intrigued by the notion of testing his coaching skills at football’s highest level. He was ready to make the jump.
  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021 1:00 AM
    In a perfect world — one we are not in right now, the first games of the revamped high school sports season was scheduled to begin this past weekend.
    That deadline came and went with no basketball games or wrestling matches and it appears the state of Nevada won’t be seeing any of those sports taking place anytime soon.
  • Friday, January 15, 2021 1:00 AM
    Thirteen Nevada football players were named to the All-Mountain West team by Phil Steele’s College Football Magazine this week.
    Nevada landed four players on the first team in quarterback Carson Strong, wide receiver Romeo Doubs, tight end Cole Turner and kicker Brandon Talton.
  • Open gyms, conditioning open up as high schools wait for answers to play
    Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:00 AM
    High school basketball and wrestling teams began the small steps to returning to play this winter this past week, as non-contact conditioning was allowed to take place.
    Even though that part of the comeback has started, it is not known if there will be a basketball or wrestling season this school year.
  • Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:00 AM
    Nevada fought back to tie Saturday night’s series finale at San Diego State twice in the final minute, but the Wolf Pack was done in by Trey Pulliam’s buzzer beater in a 69-67 defeat.
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