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  • LSA’s ‘Thick N Wild’ does it again
    Tuesday, August 3, 2021 1:00 AM
    There’s nothing like a three-peat. 
    The Lovelock Softball Association held its fourth league championship tournament on July 29. Thick N Wild walked away with their third consecutive title. 
  • Tuesday, August 3, 2021 1:00 AM
    Nevada athletics has single-game tickets for all six football home games on sale at www.mynevadatickets.com.
    Additionally, Wolf Pack fans can purchase single-game tickets for the coming season by phone, at 775-348-PACK (7225). Those who may have questions or need assistance may also contact the ticket office by phone or by emailing wolfpackticketinfo@unr.edu.
    Adult single-game tickets will start at just $20, with youth (eighth grade and under) tickets starting at $10. Season tickets for 2021 are still available for as low as $89 per seat.
  • Northern Nevada Gymkhana closes out 2021 season
    Tuesday, August 3, 2021 1:00 AM
    Ann-Marie Fenner brought the Northern Nevada Gymkhana Club to Lovelock’s rodeo grounds in 2017. The membership lost out on the 2020 season because of the pandemic.
  • Out of the park
    Tuesday, August 3, 2021 1:00 AM
    Teamwork pays. Pershing County’s 4-H coordinator Colby Burke recently collaborated with high school coaches Jared Jensen and Jesse Canchola to bring the Major League University to Lovelock. 
    As a result, over 80 Lovelock girls and boys had a productive and fun midsummer weekend.
    The MLU baseball and softball clinics took place at two of Lovelock’s most scenic spots – the high school baseball field and McDougal Park. 
    Many of the four through eight-year-olds at McDougal picked up a bat for the first time.
    “The goal with the younger group was to make softball and baseball fun as well as teaching the game,” said Jensen. “The kids learned some great skills from knowledgeable coaches.”
  • Lovelock Softball Association slides toward end of season
    Thursday, July 29, 2021 1:00 AM
    This Thursday, the Lovelock Softball Association names its 2021 league championship team. 
    The title game starts at 8 p.m. at McDougal Park. 
  • Thursday, July 29, 2021 1:00 AM
    The high school rodeo season came to a close on Saturday night as the National High School Finals Rodeo concluded its week stay at the Lancaster Event Center in Lincoln, Neb.
    A handful of Humboldt County and Battle Mountain club members took part in the event.
    Humboldt County’s Billy DeLong competed in three events.  He finished 29th in the nation with 275 points. In his first performance, he scored 137 points, which was good enough for sixth and 37th in the first go-around.
  • Thursday, July 29, 2021 1:00 AM
    Three Nevada players were named to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List Thursday morning, as wide receivers Romeo Doubs and Elijah Cooks, and tight end Cole Turner were tabbed candidates for college football’s award for top receiver.
    The three candidates for the Wolf Pack led all schools in the country on the list, and continues a first week of watch list reveals which has featured plenty of Nevada presence.
  • Lovelock Speedway, Silver State Racing makes comeback
    Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:00 AM
    Last weekend, the Lovelock Speedway had its first nights of racing in two years. On Friday, Heather Bonderer, from Battle Mountain, registered about 25 drivers at the pit gate while her son Eric, 4, played nearby.  On Saturday night, everyone came back for more.
    “It takes a lot of people to get a race going, including volunteers, officials, drivers and their pit crews,” said Bonderer. The spectators and racers enjoyed the balmy weather and almost-full, red moon. Drivers from Susanville, Fallon, Winnemucca, Silver Springs and Lovelock raced in the season-openers. 
  • Wednesday, July 21, 2021 1:00 AM
    Watch List Season 2021 got underway Monday morning, and three members of the Wolf Pack found their names called on the Maxwell Award powered by Mammoth Tech and Bednarik Award powered by Mammoth Tech Preseason Watch Lists.
    Quarterback Carson Strong and wide receiver Romeo Doubs were named to the watch list of the Maxwell Award, given annually to the nation’s College Player of the Year.
  • Wednesday, July 21, 2021 1:00 AM
    In a year of firsts in the majors, Collin Morikawa might have topped them all.
    His performance over four days at the British Open was unlike anything seen at Royal St. George’s, even in such ideal weather for the English coast.
    In his first real test of links golf, Morikawa didn’t make a bogey over his final 31 holes, blowing past mistake-prone Louis Oosthuizen and never flinching as Jordan Spieth made one last charge late Sunday afternoon.
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