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Zeke Jackson practices with assistant coach Buzz Brooks last fall.
Zeke Jackson practices with assistant coach Buzz Brooks last fall.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:00 AM
“So, what did you do during quarantine?” One day your children or grandchildren may ask you this question. 
How will you answer? Eight Pershing County Mustang football players could reply in unison. 
Jordan Gentry, Haydon Burrows, Devin Moura, Logan Oberman, Victor Flores, Conner Fecht, Tanner Woodard and Zeke Jackson finished their agility and conditioning requirements during the shutdown.
  • Nevada High School Rodeo Association stops in Battle Mountain
    Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Battle Mountain High School Rodeo Club held its rodeo this past weekend with three days of action of high school and junior high school rodeo. 

     
  • Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:00 AM
    Two decades of heartbreak at his home track finally ended for Kurt Busch when a little bit of luck fell his way at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
    Busch happened to be the leader when a late caution Sunday night jumbled the field and put him in control of his 0-for-21 losing streak in his hometown. He had three magnificent restarts, including one in overtime, to steal a vital playoff race.
    The good timing helped Busch sneak his way into the third round of the NASCAR Cup playoffs. He had been ranked last among the 12 title contenders before the race; now he’s guaranteed a slot in the round of eight.
  • Wolf Pack launches We Are Nevada campaign
    Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:00 AM
    The University of Nevada athletics department announced today the “We Are Nevada” campaign, the first major initiative of the Wolf Pack Athletic Association, which was recently formed to provide a more seamless experience for Wolf Pack donors, fans and alumni and to grow support for our more than 400 student-athletes.
  • Protests to resume high school sports hit the Capitol Saturday
    Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:00 AM
    Those in favor of playing high school sports in the midst of a global pandemic continued to make their voices heard on Saturday afternoon in downtown Carson City.
    Around 125 to 150 student-athletes, kids, parents and coaches stood at the intersection in front of the Nevada State Capitol protesting for the resumption of athletics in Northern Nevada.
    As of Thursday, eight states across the country – including Nevada – had no fall competitions scheduled, per the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).
    The discussions since the initial decision to call off fall sports in Nevada in late July have only continued to become more nuanced.
  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:00 AM
    Marlea Pointer shot a score of 33 to win the first flight of the Winnemucca Ladies Golf Club Eclectic Play tournament on Tuesday, Sept. 15.
  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:00 AM
    Ross Chastain snagged one of the coveted open Cup seats on Monday in a promotion at Chip Ganassi Racing to drive the No. 42 next season.
    This year marks a particularly active free agency period with heavy turnover expected among a limited number of rides. The No. 42 Chevrolet at Ganassi has been filled by Matt Kenseth, who came out of retirement to drive after Kyle Larson was fired in April.
  • Maestretti wins main event in Winnemucca
    Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:00 AM
    Austin’s Craig Maestretti made the long trip from Austin to Winnemucca on Friday night and claimed the Hobby Stock main championship. Maestretti beat 11 other cars in the final weekend of racing at the Winnemucca Regional Raceway. 
  • Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:00 AM
    What was supposed to be a typical U.S. Open produced a most unconventional champion.

    Bryson DeChambeau was not the least bit concerned by the narrow fairways or the ankle-deep rough that shape Winged Foot into historically the toughest of all U.S. Opens. With his extra 40 pounds of muscle and mass, he wanted to pound it into submission with his driver, even if his errant shots were buried in deep grass.
  • Truck and Tractor pulls close out Labor Day weekend
    Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:00 AM
    More than 70 competitors took part in the Truck and Tractor pulls put on by United Truck and Tractor Pullers to close out the Tri-County Fair and Stampede on Sunday, Sept. 6, at the Winnemucca Events Complex.   

     
  • Bulls and Broncs takes over at Tri-County Fair
    Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Bulls and Broncs Rodeo made its return to the Winnemucca Events Complex on Saturday, Sept. 5, as part of the Labor Day Tri-County Fair and Stampede. Riders competed in bareback, saddle bronc and bull riding.

     
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