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  • Friday, December 13, 2019 1:00 AM
    Romeo Doubs, Gabriel Sewell and Daniel Brown took home the top honors as Golden Helmet Award winners as the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl-bound Nevada football team handed out its postseason awards at a banquet on Sunday at the Eldorado Resort Casino.
     The Golden Helmet Award represents the Wolf Pack’s Most Valuable Player. 
    Doubs, a play-making sophomore wide receiver, won the Golden Helmet on offense after catching 44 balls for 649 yards and four touchdowns in 10 games this season.
  • Nevada's Weber honored as CoSIDA  Academic All-America selection
    Friday, December 13, 2019 1:00 AM
    After being named a CoSIDA Academic All-District honoree last month, Nevada senior linebacker Lucas Weber has been selected to the 2019 Academic All-America Division I Football First Team.
     Weber is Nevada’s first Academic All-America selection since Brooks Klein of the Wolf Pack baseball team earned a second team selection in 2013.
    He is the Pack’s first first team honoree since Andrew Hickey of the rifle team in 2009. Weber is the fifth Nevada football student-athlete to earn the distinction, and first since Erick Streelman in 2002.
  • Thursday, December 12, 2019 1:00 AM
    The Battle Mountain High School boys basketball team started a new era under first-year coach Toby Melver with two wins at the Serpent Classic last weekend in Hawthorne.
    The Longhorns opened the tournament with a 50-46 loss to Spring Mountain on Thursday. Battle Mountain led 17-12 at halftime, only to see Spring Mountain rally for 38 points in the second half.
    DJ Martinez paced the Longhorns with 19 points and three rebounds, while sophomore Jay Narramore netted nine points. Freshmen Austin Behrman added six points and six rebounds and Junior Vasquez and Kobe Lake each had four points. 
    “We came out real strong against a good opponent,” said Melver. “Their size and outside shooting wore us down as the game went on and we couldn't hold on in the end.”
  • Nevada to play Ohio in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
    Thursday, December 12, 2019 1:00 AM
    The Nevada football team today accepted an invitation from the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl and will take on Ohio in the Jan. 3 game on at Albertson’s Stadium in Boise, Idaho.
    This is Nevada’s second-straight bowl berth and the Wolf Pack is currently on a two-game winning streak in bowl games. Nevada toppled Arkansas State 16-13 in overtime last year at the NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl, and the Pack beat Colorado State 28-23 in the first Arizona Bowl in 2015.
    “We are excited for this great opportunity to play in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl," said Nevada's third-year head coach Jay Norvell. "Ohio had a great season and is a really good football team. We are looking forward to the challenge of playing them. I'm thrilled for our seniors to have a chance to play in one more game in their careers."
  • Thursday, December 12, 2019 1:00 AM
    As December begins, so does the season for the Battle Mountain High School wrestling team. Using the early season to get as much mat time as possible, the team split up and headed out in opposite directions.  
    Coach Torrey Vezina took a young crew to the annual Hug Invitational in Reno. The tournament saw 12 teams in action and the Longhorns entered a group of four into the event and that group made the other teams sit up and take notice.
    Senior Tyler Rochester was wrestling in the heavyweight division and captured his first tournament championship with a dominating performance. 
    Freshman Julio Torres finished in second place in his first wrestling tournament ever.  Asher Bundrock and Scott Wall claimed some big wins but came up just short of placing. 
  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019 1:00 AM
    The Battle Mountain High School girls basketball team started its season on a high note, with four wins in five games at the Serpent Classic this past weekend in Hawthorne.
    The girls had a very good weekend,” said BMHS coach Paul Tremayne. “We lost a lot of scoring and leadership from last years’ team. Our young girls stepped up and played well in all five games.”
  • Local girls compete at 2019 Nevada Swimming Championships
    Wednesday, December 11, 2019 1:00 AM
    Three Winnemucca girls took part in the 2019 Nevada State Swimming Championship in Henderson on Nov. 8-11.
    The Winnemucca team merged with a larger team in Reno to provide more support to the community a little over a year ago. The squad that went to Henderson included Claudia van der Veen, Paris Collins and  Colette van der Veen.
  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019 1:00 AM
    The Battle Mountain High School boys JV basketball team split its first four games of the year at the Mustang Invitational in Lovelock.
    Battle Mountain opened the tournament on Friday afternoon with a 51-29 loss to Fernley. Marcos Jiminez and Terrance Fetterly each had six points for the Longhorns.
    Battle Mountain took on another 3A school in Dayton later in the day and was defeated by the Dust Devils. Evan Gonzalez and Fetterly paced the Longhorns with eight points apiece, DJ Wahl added five. 
  • Friday, December 6, 2019 1:00 AM
    Six Nevada football players have earned Mountain West honors for the 2019 season, including defensive end Dom Peterson who was named first-team All-Mountain West. 
    Freshman kicker Brandon Talton earned second-team honors, while senior defensive back Daniel Brown, sophomore wide receiver and punt returner Romeo Doubs, senior linebacker Gabriel Sewell and sophomore running back Toa Taua earned All-MW Honorable Mention accolades.
    Peterson was named first-team All-MW for the first time in his career after proving to be the Wolf Pack’s most dominant defensive lineman this season.
    The sophomore ranked second in the conference and led Nevada with 13.5 tackles for loss, 13 of them being solo. Peterson also ranks second in the MW with eight sacks, averaging .73 per game which is good for 28th in the nation. 
  • Friday, December 6, 2019 1:00 AM
    Jazz Johnson scored 20 points, making four 3-pointers, and Nevada demolished Santa Clara's five-game win streak 98-67 Wednesday night.
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