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Jill Steele before her 38-pound weight loss.
Jill Steele before her 38-pound weight loss.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:00 AM
It’s been a challenging eight months for Lovelock’s fitness club. In mid-March, due to the coronavirus, they shifted from in-person to Zoom meetings. With the help of technology, they still meet at 5 am every weekday morning – even on Thanksgiving Day.
“We are holding strong,” says Stephanie Jaramillo, the instructor. “At first, it was an adjustment. You don’t get the same energy and push as when we were all at the gym together.”
  • Hall selected as semifinalist for Jason Witten award
    Thursday, November 26, 2020 1:00 AM
    Nevada senior Lawson Hall has been selected as one of 20 semifinalists for the fourth annual Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year award.
    Compiled by a subset of the Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year Selection Committee, the semifinalists have all demonstrated a record of leadership by exhibiting exceptional courage, integrity and sportsmanship both on and off the field. Hall was the lone selection from around the Mountain West.
  • Jalen Harris selected by Toronto Raptors
    Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:00 AM
    For the second year in a row, the Nevada basketball team has produced an NBA Draft pick as guard Jalen Harris was selected with the 59th overall pick by the Toronto Raptors.
    Harris, an All-Mountain West selection in 2019-20, led the conference in scoring at 21.6 points per game last season, the best scoring average at Nevada in a decade. 
  • Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Nevada men’s basketball team will play a 27-game schedule this season as the team’s seven-game non-conference slate and new 20-game Mountain West schedule has been announced.
    Nevada will open the season next week at the Golden Window Classic hosted by Nebraska in Lincoln. 
    The Wolf Pack will take on Western Kentucky in the first game on Nov. 25 and a to-be-determined opponent on Thursday.
    The Wolf Pack will come home for a pair of games the following week, Nov. 30 against Pacific and Dec. 2 against San Francisco, before traveling to play USF again, Dec. 6 in San Francisco.
  • Nevada holds on to beat San Diego State to improve to 5-0
    Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:00 AM
    One of the best offense’s in the nation used its defense to stay undefeated on the year and improve to 5-0 for the first time since 2010 and the eighth time in program history (other teams to start 5-0 include teams from 2010, 1991, 1990, 1988, 1986, 1978 and 1948). 
    Nevada held San Diego State scoreless in the second half and fended off a last-ditch effort by the Aztecs to win 26-21 at Mackay Stadium in Reno on Saturday afternoon.
  • Wednesday, November 18, 2020 1:00 AM
    A slow first half saw Nevada football trailing heading into the locker room at halftime Saturday afternoon against New Mexico.
    It was the first time the Wolf Pack trailed at the halftime intermission this season, but the Lobos – who had lost their last 11 straight — couldn’t bring the same defensive presence in the second half.
  • Beyond Rev’s wins Sandy McLinden Memorial Tournament
    Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:00 AM
    Beyond Rev’s out of the Salt Lake City won the 2020 Sandy McLinden Memorial Tournament recently held at Spare Time Bowl.
    The Winnemucca Inn provided $2,800 in prize money and Winners Inn contributed $1,000. Nearly 110 bowlers competed, with 95 of them from out of town. 
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:00 AM
    Head basketball coach Steve Alford announced the signing of three recruits to the Nevada Wolf Pack program. 
    The class consists of two high school prospects in 6-4 guard Jalen Weaver and 6-8 forward Nick Davidson, and the mid-year addition of 6-6 guard Addison Patterson, a transfer from Oregon.
  • Nevada overcomes slow start to blow out Utah State
    Wednesday, November 11, 2020 1:00 AM
    They are happy on North Virginia Street that a college football season kicked off a few weeks ago.
    The once on, then off and back on in the spring and back on in the fall football season, sees the University of Nevada at 3-0 for the first time since 2010 after dismantling Utah State 34-9 this past Thursday in Reno.
    It’s the first time the Wolf Pack has been 3-0 in conference play since 2009, when they were a member of the WAC.
    Nevada got off to a slow start on a short week, trailing 9-0 in the first quarter, before cruising the rest of the way. Just two days after the loss, Utah State fired coach Gary Anderson.
  • Ladies golf club closes out 2020 season
    Wednesday, November 11, 2020 1:00 AM
    Due to cold weather, the Winnemucca Ladies Golf Club Presidents Cup tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 27, was held in the clubhouse with a putting challenge.
  • A backcountry snowmobiling blitz through northern Nevada
    Wednesday, November 11, 2020 1:00 AM
    Winter is coming, but that doesn’t mean we still can’t get outside and enjoy the great outdoors.   
    For a unique, wild western winter adventure, load up the snowmobiles and head to Northern Nevada for a loop like no other.
    Often blanketed by snow in the winter, the wide open spaces make for excellent snowmobiling conditions. Here’s how to plan your perfect four-day snowmobiling tour.
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