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Andrea Canchola and Kaydance Happy run laps.
Andrea Canchola and Kaydance Happy run laps.
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:00 AM
From La Casita to the Cowpoke to C-Punch, triple-digit temps have crowded out the coronavirus as a topic of conversation in Lovelock. Initially, the high school volleyball team began its conditioning sessions at sunset, but lately, the day’s heat lingers through the night. 
The coaches decided to switch to early morning practices. Now the girls meet on Joe Yanni Field Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 a. m. They took the change in stride.
  • Junior golfers hit the course for two-day camp
    Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Winnemucca Municipal Golf Course held its junior summer camp last week at the golf course. Youngsters from ages 6-17 learned the basics of putting, chipping, full swing and etiquette of golf. The ages groups were broken into two groups (6-10-years old) and 11-17-years old.

     
  • “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
    On Thursday, the Lovelock Softball Association ended its regular season. So far, the top four teams are the Swingers, Sandlot Junkies, Thick N Wild and Thunder Ducks. Monday, they finished with make-up games to determine fifth and sixth place. Results were not available at press time.
    “This year our biggest challenge had to do with the coronavirus,” said Jared Jensen, the LSA president. “We had teams that are skidding to the end of the season due to players having to quit for various reasons.”
  • 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. 
  • Lowry football team going through summer workouts
    Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:00 AM
    In a normal world, the Lowry High School football team would have started practice for the upcoming season and preparing for the season-opener with Douglas on Aug. 21. But the NIAA has moved the fall sports season to February due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Buckaroos will now start their season in February. In the meantime, Lowry is still going through summer workouts. 

     
  • 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.

     
  • Friday, July 31, 2020 1:00 AM
    The National High School Finals Rodeo was held July 17-23 in Guthrie, Okla, and included athletes from the Humboldt County Rodeo Club.
    Cade Bell, who was the Nevada all-around cowboy this year took part in five events during the rodeo.
    Bell finished 14th in the saddle bronc average. In his first go-around Bell placed fourth with 52 points, which was good enough for 18th in the first performance. In his second ride, Bell placed third in his go-around and was ninth in the second performance. His 116 points was good enough for 14th overall.
  • Winnemucca Ladies Golf Club results
    Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:00 AM
    Terri Kracaw shot a low-net score of 71 to win the Winnemucca Ladies Golf Club Nassau-Net tournament  on Tuesday, July 21.
  • 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.
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