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  • “We love baseball”  Wrigley ballhawks stay on during pandemic
    Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:00 AM
     Standing on a corner on Waveland Avenue, Moe Mullins has seen them come and go.
    Sosa and McGwire. The Sandberg Game. Pujols. Young and old men alike. Summers full of blue skies, and a neighborhood changed forever.
    “You know, life is a big circle,” Mullins says.
    Like a baseball.
  • Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Nevada football team announced the signing today of junior college quarterback Jacob Barlage to a scholarship agreement to join the Wolf Pack for the upcoming season.
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Nevada Valkyries competitive travel softball team is looking for a couple of players to fill out its roster.
     Any girls born in 2006 and 2007 are welcome to tryout. 
  • Gold Medal Squared holds volleyball camp in Battle Mountain
    Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:00 AM
    The start of the high school volleyball season was supposed to be right around the corner. However, due to COVID-19, the NIAA has moved the high school volleyball season to spring of 2021.Volleyball players still had their chance to improve their skills, as Gold Medal Squared was in Battle Mountain last week for a volleyball camp. The instructors from Gold Medal Squared put the players through a number of drills throughout the week.

     
  • Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:00 AM
    Carlos Carrasco won his first start since his leukemia diagnosis, Yoenis Céspedes hit a home run in his return from major leg problems — and Daniel Bard had the longest road back of them all.
    This past week was obviously an emotional one for many people in baseball, and it was especially significant for players who had lengthy absences even before the coronavirus shut the sport down in March. Bard had not pitched in the major leagues since 2013, and after his control and confidence deserted him, his playing career appeared over before he attempted a comeback this year. He made the roster for the Colorado Rockies and earned the win in relief Saturday against Texas.
  • In pandemic year, Wrigley Rooftops give rare opportunity for fans to watch
    Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:00 AM
    Bottom of the first, two out.
    Willson Contreras lines an RBI single against Corbin Burnes to give the Chicago Cubs an early lead over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.
    The crowd cheers and, just to be clear, it’s not one of those piped-in roars. Fans just beyond the ivy at Wrigley Field, up on the rooftops, are letting loose.
  • Nevada football players named to various watch lists
    Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:00 AM
    Nevada junior defensive end Dom Peterson has been selected to preseason watch lists for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and the Outland Trophy.
    The Bronko Nagurski Trophy is presented annually to the nation’s top defensive player, while the Outland Trophy goes to the nation’s top lineman, either offensive or defensive.
    He is one of 98 defensive standouts to be selected to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list from 66 schools and is one of four to make the list from the Mountain West.
  • Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:00 AM
    Battle Mountain’s Desi Coombs and Emma Lemaire competed in the National High School Finals Rodeo, which was held in Guthrie, Okla., from July 17-23.
  • Nevada picked second in West Division in Mountain West preseason poll
    Tuesday, July 28, 2020 1:00 AM
    The University of Nevada football team has been picked second in the West Division in the Mountain West’s Preseason Poll, which was announced by the conference.
    San Diego State was picked first in the West Division and received 19 of the 21 first-place votes.
    The Wolf Pack received the other two first-place votes and was second, clear of Hawai`i (third) and Fresno State (fourth). San José State was fifth with UNLV placed in sixth place.
  • NIAA announces all athletic competition to start in 2021
    Tuesday, July 28, 2020 1:00 AM
    Due to COVID-19 concerns and school districts around Nevada on different schedules with having students on campus to start the 2020-21 school year, the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association announced that there will be no sanctioned sports played until Jan. 2, 2021.
    “The adjustments were reviewed by and have unanimous support of the NIAA Legislative Commission which is made up of the superintendents of each Nevada school district with an NIAA member high school,” said NIAA executive director Bart Thompson in the release by the NIAA. “The NIAA staff consulted closely with northern and southern league/region presidents of each of the classifications in crafting the adjustments.” 
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