The Nevada Appeal’s Silver Dollars & Wooden Nickels feature recognizes achievements from the capital region and, when warranted, points out other acts that missed the mark.
SILVER DOLLAR: To the University of Nevada men’s basketball team for winning the Mountain West Conference regular season and tournament titles and for advancing to the NCAA Tournament.
SILVER DOLLAR: To Virginia City’s Lacy J. Dalton for her induction into the North American Country Music Association, International Hall of Fame in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
SILVER DOLLAR: To the Carson City Library for its program in which it delivers books to the homebound.
SILVER DOLLAR: To Carson High graduate Corey Reid, competing for Azusa Pacific, for taking second at the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships in the heptathlon.
SILVER DOLLAR: To Carson Tigershark members Nick Melsheimer, Matteas Klatt and Katarina Klatt for their outstanding performances at the Pacific Junior Olympic swim meet hosted by the Tigersharks at the Carson Aquatic Facility. Among the highlights was Melsheimer, 12, winning the 50 freestyle in 24.52 seconds and Matteas Klatt, 13, winning the 1,000 free in 16:49.44.