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  • An attitude of gratitude
    Tuesday, June 15, 2021 1:00 AM
    There’s a science behind gratitude. It’s linked to better health, deeper relationships and can even improve your sleep. 
    Lovelock Softball Association president Jared Jensen should sleep well because he’s grateful to dozens of people.
     Each of them helped get the LSA off the ground to begin its third season on Monday, June 7.
  • NC St, Texas, Tennessee, Arizona lock up CWS bids; Arkansas out
    Tuesday, June 15, 2021 1:00 AM
    North Carolina State, Texas, Tennessee and Arizona locked up spots in the College World Series on Sunday, with the Wolfpack knocking out No. 1 national seed Arkansas.
    Two days after losing its NCAA super regional opener by 19 runs, Jose Torres hit a tiebreaking home run in the top of the ninth inning off SEC pitcher of the year Kevin Kopps and NC State beat the Razorbacks 3-2 in the deciding Game 3.
    Tennessee defeated LSU 15-6 and Texas beat South Florida 12-4 to complete two-game sweeps, and Arizona won a three-game series with a 16-3 victory over Mississippi.
  • Pershing County community swimming pool makes waves
    Tuesday, June 15, 2021 1:00 AM
    They got a running start, pinched their noses and jumped. Landon Oberman, 9, Miley Canchola, 9, somersaulted and splashed in Lovelock’s community pool on Sunday. They had lots of company. 
    It was the first of three free swim days sponsored by the Frontier Community Coalition. The next two are on the Fourth of July and Aug. 8. The pool closes on Aug. 21, just a couple of days before PCSD starts the 2021-2022 school year. 
  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021 1:00 AM
    California voters will wait 16 months before weighing in on a tribal-backed ballot referendum that asks them to legalize sports betting.
    Whatever occurs, it won’t change the opinion of gaming observers.
    Though there is apprehension from a few Nevada sportsbook operators about potential competition from the largest feeder market to casinos in Las Vegas and Reno, analysts and sports betting experts don’t believe sportsbooks in California — the nation’s leading Indian gaming state — will slice into Nevada’s multi-billion-dollar business. 
  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021 1:00 AM
    North Carolina State, Texas, Tennessee and Arizona locked up spots in the College World Series on Sunday, with the Wolfpack knocking out No. 1 national seed Arkansas.
    Two days after losing its NCAA super regional opener by 19 runs, Jose Torres hit a tiebreaking home run in the top of the ninth inning off SEC pitcher of the year Kevin Kopps and NC State beat the Razorbacks 3-2 in the deciding Game 3.
    Tennessee defeated LSU 15-6 and Texas beat South Florida 12-4 to complete two-game sweeps, and Arizona won a three-game series with a 16-3 victory over Mississippi.
  • Tuesday, June 8, 2021 1:00 AM
    The Athlon Sports Preseason All-Mountain West Teams came out and Nevada boasted a conference-best 15 selections and six players earning seven first-team nods.
    The Pack, which went 7-2 a season ago and captured the 2020 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl title with a convincing 38-27 victory over Tulane, paced the conference in first-team selections, with six players earning seven selections. Quarterback Carson Strong, the reigning Mountain West Offensive Player of the Year, headlined the First Team offense alongside the conference’s leading receiver in 2020, Romeo Doubs, its top tight end, Cole Turner, and offensive lineman Aaron Frost.
  • Lovelock Elementary races to finish line
    Tuesday, June 8, 2021 1:00 AM
    Floppy sun hats, beach umbrellas and color-coded tee-shirts add up to one thing – Lovelock Elementary School track and field day. It went off without a hitch on Wednesday, June 2.
  • Tuesday, June 8, 2021 1:00 AM
    Following a historic 2021 campaign, the Nevada baseball team placed a league-high seven players on the 2021 All-Mountain West team, led by senior Dillan Shrum earning Tony Gwynn Player of the Year honors and T.J. Bruce being named the league's Coach of the Year.
    This is the second Coach of the Year honor for Bruce after he also earned the award in 2018.
  • A season well spent
    Tuesday, June 8, 2021 1:00 AM
    That they were there at all was something of a miracle. 
    On June 2, PCHS athletics honored their baseball, softball and track teams. The athletes gathered on the stage of the PCHS Auditorium.
    Russell Fecht, Jonathan Reynolds, Mike Brooks and Tom Donaldson pulled rabbits out of their hats to make sure Pershing County got to play this year. The coaches and athletes stepped up. They had to.
    The players had eight weeks to learn everything they usually learn in twelve. They succeeded. On sports awards night, everyone looked like a champ.
  • Winnemucca Hosts High School and Jr. High Rodeo
    Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:28 PM
    The Nevada High School Rodeo Association held its junior high and high school state finals this past weekend at the Winnemucca Event Center. The top-15 finals was held on Monday, with competitors vying for spots in the National Finals Rodeo at both the junior high and high school level as well as the Silver State International Rodeo slated for Winnemucca at the end of June and the beginning of July.

     
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