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Humboldt County’s Matti DeLong makes a run in junior high barrel racing on Friday morning during the 35th annual Silver State International Rodeo. With social distancing applied the rodeo was able to take place this year, with contestants from around the west competing for a week.
Humboldt County’s Matti DeLong makes a run in junior high barrel racing on Friday morning during the 35th annual Silver State International Rodeo. With social distancing applied the rodeo was able to take place this year, with contestants from around the west competing for a week.
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 1:00 AM
With the sports world turned upside-down this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 35th annual Silver State Rodeo was able to take place last week at the Winnemucca Events Complex.
  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:00 AM
    Cleveland manager Terry Francona won’t sidestep the hot-button topic any longer. He believes the Indians need to change their contentious nickname.
    “I think it’s time to move forward,” Francona said Sunday.
    Francona’s comments came two days after the Indians, amid a nationwide movement to erase racially insensitive symbols, released a statement saying the organization is “committed to engaging our community and appropriate stakeholders to determine the best path forward with regard to our team name.”
  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:00 AM
    Bryson DeChambeau pounded protein shakes and lifted iron to transform his body, adding 40 pounds of mass, and changed his game to put a premium on power.
    The plan is working.
    With jaw-dropping drives and some clutch putts, DeChambeau won the Rocket Mortgage Classic by three strokes Sunday for his first victory of the season and sixth overall. He became the first PGA Tour player since 2004 to lead a tournament in driving distance, along with shots gained off the tee and putting.
  • Humboldt Softball League kicks off 2020 co-ed season
    Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Humboldt Softball League began its 2020 co-ed season last week at the Winnemucca Sports Complex, with a handful of games. The league features seven teams this year and they will play every Tuesday and Thursday into August at 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

     
  • Racing kicks off at Good Times Drag Strip
    Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:00 AM
    Area drag racers made their way out to the Good Times Drag Strip this past weekend for the Post Covid Spectacular. Over 30 drivers took part in the two-day event that kicked off to the start of the season at the drag strip on Jungo Road.

     
  • Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:00 AM
    Oregon and Oregon State have agreed to drop the name ``Civil War’’ for their rivalry games.
    The move Friday was made after discussions between officials at both schools and current and former student-athletes.
    Oregon State President Ed Ray said the Civil War name ``represents a connection to a war fought to perpetuate slavery.’’
  • Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:00 AM
    Gail Piquet show a low-gross score of 46 to win the Winnemucca Ladies Golf Club better nine tournament on June 23.
  • Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:00 AM
    Forget about those halcyon first few days of spring training, when arranging for the right tee time on the right golf course is often more challenging than the work on the field.
    When major leaguers report next week for spring training 2.0 — or perhaps more accurately, baseball’s first summer camp — time will be one precious commodity with about three weeks to go before opening day.
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:00 AM
    The deals are done. The NBA is coming back. The season will resume on July 30 at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Florida.
    Here are 10 things to know about the restarted season:
  • Ten Nevada football players earn preseason 
All-MW honors from Athlon Sports
    Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:00 AM
    Athlon Sports has announced its 2020 preseason All-Mountain West team and the Nevada Wolf Pack football squad is well represented on the list with 10 selections.
     Those earning first team honors include junior defensive end Dom Peterson and sophomore kicker Brandon Talton. Junior wide receiver Romeo Doubs was the Pack’s lone second team selection.
    The Wolf Pack had five student-athletes placed on the third team with junior running back Toa Taua, senior wide receiver Elijah Cooks and senior offensive lineman Nate Brown representing the offense and senior linebacker Lawson Hall and senior defensive back EJ Muhammad representing the defense.
  • Ladies Golf Club results
    Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1:00 AM
    Chelsea Cabatbat shot  a low-gross score of 96 to win the first flight of the Winnnemucca Ladies Golf Club gross/net tournament on Tuesday, June 16, at Winnemucca Municipal Golf Course.
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