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BEHIND THE PLATE: Powers brought life to Nevada baseball

Diamonds never existed on the University of Nevada campus more than 30 years ago. The baseball program was on life support and it seemed every season was in jeopardy as the Wolf Pack struggled to sustain America’s pastime. The Douglas High product traveled north to Reno to play two seasons and less than a decade followed before he would return to the Silver and Blue as its captain to help guide a sinking ship. After becoming a graduate assistant in 1971 for both the football and baseball teams, Gary Powers got his first head coaching position at Incline High School …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 6, 2013 05:15PM Published Jun 6, 2013 05:15PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.