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Battle Mountain back on top! The Battle Mountain High School wrestling team claimed its state record 19th NIAA State Championship on Saturday at Virgin Valley High School In Mesquite. Battle Mountain scored 201 points to beat out Yerington at 189.5. Declan McClary, Jose Guizar, Stone Whitlock, Kasen Taylor and Lyle Whitten won individual state championships.
Battle Mountain back on top! The Battle Mountain High School wrestling team claimed its state record 19th NIAA State Championship on Saturday at Virgin Valley High School In Mesquite. Battle Mountain scored 201 points to beat out Yerington at 189.5. Declan McClary, Jose Guizar, Stone Whitlock, Kasen Taylor and Lyle Whitten won individual state championships.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:00 AM
After hitting a bump in the road a season ago, where its streak of six consecutive state titles was snapped, the Battle Mountain High School wrestling team is back on top in the 2A in Nevada after winning its state record 19th state championship on Saturday at Virgin Valley High School in Mesquite.
  • Regional basketball tournaments tip off this week
    Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Northern Regional Basketball Championships are under way for area high schools.
    Pershing County High School and Lovelock will host the Northern 2A tournament from Thursday through Saturday, while Fallon and Churchill County host the 3A championships.
    The McDermitt High School girls basketball team will make the long trip to Las Vegas for its regional tournament. This year the East and South play each other, with the Southern 1A hosting.
  • Mustang Pride:
Pershing County boys basketball closes out season
    Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:00 AM
    There were eight seconds left in the Pershing County High School boys basketball season. 
    The Mustangs trailed the White Pine Bobcats 50-14 when the ball careened out of bounds in the White Pine High School gym.
    “We were in a running clock phase of the game,” said coach Ben Halverson. “Most teams would have simply allowed the time to expire.”
    However, win or lose, Mustangs are a different breed. The coach used his final time out. 
  • Lowry boys upset Elko, knock off Spring Creek
    Friday, February 14, 2020 1:00 AM
    One would have to throw the time machine in reverse for the last time the Lowry High School boys basketball team beat Elko on the Indians’ home floor.
    It would take traveling back to 2011, when the Buckaroos swept the season series with the Indians. That was until last weekend, when Lowry beat Elko 77-76. It was the first win overall for Lowry over its rival since the 2014 season.
  • Fourth week of rural basketball makes stop in Paradise Valley
    Friday, February 14, 2020 1:00 AM
    This past weekend marked the fourth week of rural basketball.
    The games were held in Paradise Valley and the support of their PTO with concessions was greatly appreciated as people munched chorizos, pulled pork, and nachos. Lacey Thompson started off the day singing the Star Spangled Banner and Natalie Mori led the crowd in the pledge of allegiance.. Jeff Thompson and Sean Millikan officiated the games. 
    McDermitt Blue versus McDermitt White started off the days action. In the first quarter, Malissa Hunter and Bryson Hunter both scored a 2-point shot for McDermitt Blue.
  • Lowry girls drop heart breaker to Greenwave
    Friday, February 14, 2020 1:00 AM
    With the chance to clinch the No. 3 seed in the upcoming Northern 3A Regional Championships, the Lowry High School girls basketball team made its final road trip of the season on Tuesday night in Fallon.
  • Longhorns boys drop home finales to Wolverines, Bobcats
    Thursday, February 13, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Battle Mountain High School boys basketball team celebrated Winterfest this past weekend and closed out its home schedule.
    The week did not go the way the Longhorns had hoped with two losses but, the squad is still playoff bound next weekend at the regional tournament in Lovelock.
  • McDermitt boys beat Carlin, knocked off by Owyhee
    Thursday, February 13, 2020 1:00 AM
    The McDermitt High School boys basketball team split a pair of league games at home last weekend, defeating Carlin 51-16 on Friday night and losing 75-49 to Owyhee on Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs are 6-16 overall and 4-7 in the Eastern 1A and have been eliminated from playoff contention.
    McDermitt had to shake off a slow start to Carlin, before pulling away for the 35-point win. 
    The Bulldogs led by just a point, 10-9, after eight minutes of play and started to stretch the advantage out in the second quarter on the strength of a 19-6 run.
  • Lady Bulldogs pick up one win in three games
    Thursday, February 13, 2020 1:00 AM
    After spending much of January on the road, the McDermitt High School girls basketball team was back home last week for three games.
    The Lady Bulldogs went 1-2 over the three days and are now 9-9 overall and 4-5 in the Eastern 1A, with one game left in the regular season.
  • Lady Longhorns split home finales with Wolverines, Ladycats
    Thursday, February 13, 2020 1:00 AM
    With the regular season coming to an end this weekend, the Battle Mountain High School girls basketball team pretty much knows its position in the upcoming Northern 2A Regional Championships.
    The Lady Longhorns were looking to close out its home schedule on a high note this past weekend.
    Battle Mountain split its two games, beating West Wendover 49-37 on Friday night and losing 42-30 to White Pine on Saturday afternoon. Battle Mountain stands at 15-10 overall and 8-6 in the Northern 2A.
    In Friday’s game, both teams struggled offensively in the first half as Battle Mountain held West Wendover to just four field goals in the first 16 minutes of play.
  • Lowry sends seven wrestlers to state tournament in Mesquite
    Wednesday, February 12, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Lowry High School wrestling team will take seven grapplers to the NIAA 3A State Championships this weekend at Virgin Valley High School in Mesquite.
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