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  • Nevada Mountain West Conference men’s basketball schedule announced
    Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Nevada men’s basketball will play an 18-game Mountain West Conference schedule beginning in January as the league announced the slate last week.
    Subject to approval from state, county and local officials, the 18-game league slate will begin for the Wolf Pack on Saturday, Jan. 2 and conclude on Saturday, March 6. 
  • Young riders compete in Buster Miller Memorial Rodeo
    Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:00 AM
    The annual Buster Miller Memorial Jr. Rodeo was held on Saturday  Sept, 19, in Battle Mountain.
    Young cowboys and cowgirls came together to compete for various prizes.. 
    Buster Miller  always had time to teach any kid willing to learn. Buster had many wild west tales and took the time to help shape the next generation of buckaroos.
  • Wednesday, October 7, 2020 1:00 AM
  • Nevada football releases new, smaller schedule for 2020
    Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:00 AM
    The 2020 Nevada football season will begin later this month as the Mountain West Conference announced the league’s schedule.
    The Wolf Pack will take on the same eight previously scheduled teams, but with a new order and no bye weeks.
     Subject to approval from state, county and local officials, the eight-game schedule will begin on Saturday, Oct. 24. 
    The top two teams with the highest conference winning percentage will face off in the MW Championship game on Saturday, Dec. 19. 
    The 2020 Mountain West schedule is comprised of 46 conference matchups playing out over nine weeks with no divisional delineation.
    Nevada will have four home games at Mackay Stadium. The athletics department continues to work through local and state directives related to allowing fans in the stadium at reduced capacity.
  • Battle Mountain Rodeo Club post strong finishes on home turf
    Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Battle Mountain High School Rodeo Club played host to the Nevada High School Rodeo Association on Sept. 25-27 and had a number of strong performances.
    Italy Jo Holman, Amelia Lancaster and Jolena Ayers finished fourth, fifth and sixth in the barrel racing average over two performances. 
    Holman had the best run of the three, with a time of 16.926 seconds in the second performance.
    Emma Lemaire made it four Battle Mountain competitors in the top-10 in barrel racing, placing 10th. Gracie Lou Holman and Desatoya Coombs were 23rd and 24th in barrel racing.
  • Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:00 AM
    Despite Gov. Steve Sisolak loosening the restrictions on certain youth and adult sports, high school sports in Nevada continues to be in flux..
    Minimal contact sports – baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball, flag football, golf, tennis, running, no-contact cheer, swimming and diving — are allowed to resume practices, games and competitions if proper social distancing requirements can be met.
  • 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.
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