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Miley Canchola, 9, takes her turn on the diving board.
Miley Canchola, 9, takes her turn on the diving board.
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. 
  • 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.
  • 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
    A handful of Humboldt County Rodeo Club members are headed to the National High School Finals Rodeo, which takes place July 18-24 at the Lancaster Event Center in Lincoln, Nebraska.
    The athletes earned that right with their finishes at the Nevada State High School Finals Rodeo, held over Memorial Day weekend at the Winnemucca Event Center.
    Billy DeLong claimed the steer wrestling title on his home turf with two strong performances top close out the rodeo. He had no time in the first go-around but won the final two go-arounds. 
  • 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.
  • Tuesday, June 8, 2021 1:00 AM
    A handful of Battle Mountain High School Rodeo Club members are headed to the National High School Finals Rodeo, which takes place July 18-24 at the Lancaster Event Center in Lincoln, Nebraska.
    The athletes earned that right with their finishes at the Nevada State High School Finals Rodeo, held over Memorial Day weekend at the Winnemucca Event Center.
  • 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.

     
  • Domingo wins Winnemucca Ladies Golf Club Spring Tournament
    Tuesday, June 1, 2021 1:00 AM
    Della Domingo shot a low-net score of 144 to win the Winnemucca Ladies Golf Club Spring Tournament held at Winnemucca Municipal Golf Course on May 18 and May 26.
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2021 1:00 AM
    Nevada Football will have five contests (three home, two road) broadcast on CBS Sports Network in 2021, as the Mountain West announced the CBS and CBS Sports Network selections Wednesday.
    Nevada’s CBS Sports Network slate will begin with two-straight games at Mackay Stadium. 
    The Pack will host New Mexico State Saturday, Oct. 9, for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff, followed by another 7:30 p.m. kick the following Saturday, Oct. 16, against Hawai’i.
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