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Battle Mountain’s Jackie La Riva throws a pitch to an Incline batter during the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday in Battle Mountain. The Lady Longhorns swept the doubleheader from the Highlanders, 13-3 and 16-6.
Battle Mountain’s Jackie La Riva throws a pitch to an Incline batter during the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday in Battle Mountain. The Lady Longhorns swept the doubleheader from the Highlanders, 13-3 and 16-6.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:00 AM
With a quick turnaround from the end of the fall sports season and a limited number of practices, the Battle Mountain High School softball team took to the field for the first time in its shortened six-week season this past Saturday on its home field.
The Lady Longhorns got off to a slow start but quickly gained their feet and swept a doubleheader from Incline 13-3 and 16-6. Both games ended in the fifth inning, due to the 10-run rule.
  • Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1:00 AM
    The University of Nevada launched its football season-ticket renewal process and announced a number of new initiatives to enhance the football gameday experience at Mackay Stadium beginning this fall.
    Season-ticketholders from 2019 should receive the 2021 Nevada Football Season Ticket Brochure via email with instructions on how to renew tickets, and doing so online is the most efficient method.
  • Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1:00 AM
    The Nevada High School Rodeo Association made its latest stop in Sparks on April 10-11 with the Spanish Springs High School Rodeo.
    Humboldt County’s Emma Garijo turned in a second-place finish in the barrel racing two-day average with a time of 36.025 seconds. She tied for second in the first go-around at 18.103 and was third in the second performance at 17.992.
    Garijo was third in pole bending with a combined time of 42.753. She was the runner-up in the second go-around with a time of 21.059. 
    Garijo was 14th in the breakaway roping, with just one timed run. She had no time in the first go-around and stopped the clock at 4.41 in the second go-around to place ninth in that performance.
  • Lowry baseball team win series finale against Churchill County
    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1:00 AM
    The opening weekend of play for the Lowry High School baseball team featured a mix bag of results against Churchill County.
    A week after scrimmaging larger 4A schools, the Buckaroos took to the field officially for the first time in this shortened six-week season against Churchill County.
    The Buckaroos hosted the Greenwave on Friday afternoon and suffered a 10-7 loss. Despite scoring seven runs, Lowry did not have a hit in the contest.
  • Longhorns drop a pair of one-run games to Highlanders
    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1:00 AM
    It took nearly seven hours to complete, as the Battle Mountain High School baseball team began its shortened six-week season at home on Saturday afternoon against Incline.
    Both games of the doubleheader were decided by a run, including the nightcap going eight innings. Incline overcame a 7-3 deficit in game one to win 8-7 and came back for a 9-8 win in the second contest.
  • Pershing County baseball team opens in West Wendover
    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1:00 AM
    Dateline: Friday, April 16, 2021 — Bus driver Joan Henderson got up early to drive Pershing’s softball and baseball teams to Wolverine territory. 
    The baseball team went 0-2 against West Wendover, losing 16-5 and 16-2 in five innings. 
    Freshman softball player Taylor Garland described the weather. “It was back and forth; raining one minute, then there would be a little sunshine, then it was super windy, and it was like that all day pretty much,” she said.
  • Lady Bucks take 2-of-3 from Greenwave in high-scoring series
    Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:00 AM
    If you like offense and a lot of it, the Lowry High and Churchill County softball teams provided plenty of it for you this past weekend.
    The two rivals played a three-game series to begin the shortened six-week season and runs were aplenty. The two teams combined for 78 runs in the three games, with the Lady Bucks winning two of the three contests.
  • Pershing County goes 2-0 against West Wendover on the road
    Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:00 AM
    “It was awesome,” said Jordan McKinney. “The girls were nervous, but once they stepped out on the field, they were naturals. We had some simple mistakes that we will clean up.” 
  • Pershing County soccer team closes out season
    Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:00 AM
    The Pershing County High School soccer team played three games this past week. 
    On Wednesday, April 7, they hosted Incline, losing 0-4. Friday, they beat visiting West Wendover (5-0).
    Finally, on Saturday, they lost to Whittell on the road 8-0. 
  • Lowry knocks off Elko in season finale
    Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:00 AM
    The 2021 spring season for the Lowry High School football team began with a match-up against rival Elko and concluded with a second meeting with the Indians.
    For the Buckaroos, both games ended in victory. Lowry traveled to Elko last Friday night for a 3A East playoff game and came back to Winnemucca with a 32-22 win and 3-3 record in the shortened six-week season.
  • Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:00 AM
    The Battle Mountain High School football team saw its schedule change in the final week of the season, with a trip to Dayton instead of Reno.
    The Longhorns were originally scheduled to play Coral Academy at Wooster High School this past Saturday, but that game was canceled and the Longhorns took on Dayton instead.
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