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Nevada Wolf Pack holds off Utah State charge

February 17, 2018 — LOGAN, Utah — Cody Martin made the loss of starting point guard Lindsey Drew sting a little bit less for Nevada. Martin led the 24th-ranked Wolf Pack to one of its finest all-around offensive performances of the season in a 93-87 win over Utah State

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Darrell Moody: Carson High’s Glover building the right way

February 17, 2018 — I like Jordan Glover's exuberance. The young coach has hit the ground running since being hired to replace Carlos Mendeguia as Carson High's head basketball coach. He is trying to build the program the right way, and that means teaching the elementary and junior high

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Nevada Wolf Pack takes No. 24 ranking to Utah State

February 16, 2018 — NO. 24 NEVADA (22-5, 11-2) AT UTAH STATE (14-13, 7-7) When: Saturday, 3 p.m. Where: Dee Glen Smith Spectrum TV-Radio: CBS Sports Network/630 AM or 94.3 FM Last meeting: Nevada won 83-57 on Jan. 3 Projected starters: NEVADA: F Jordan Caroline (16.9, 8.9) and Caleb

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Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack can win without Drew, but it won’t be easy

February 15, 2018 — The Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team is going to miss Lindsey Drew. But that doesn't mean the Wolf Pack can't win without him. The Pack, after all, outscored Boise State 40-38 in the second half on Wednesday without Drew to win 77-72 on the

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Prep Roundup: Sierra Lutheran boys, girls eliminated

February 15, 2018 — RENO — All week long, Sierra Lutheran boys basketball coach Ben Walther wondered whether he would have the services of top scorer Zane Warkentin. The coach said Warkentin, a junior, had been feeling strange all week. It turns out Warkentin had mono. Warkentin watched helplessly

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Bighorns looking toward the future

February 15, 2018 — The Bighorns basketball team closed its inaugural season in the NIAA with a home game against Tonopah, falling 66-28. Caden Johnson, Brenden Norman-Leary and Joshua Mikulak led the Bighorns, each scoring six points. Douglas Lee was close behind them with five, Joshua Mincer scored four

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Oasis girls end season with loss to Tonopah

February 15, 2018 — The Lady Bighorns had a good run for their first season in the NIAA, ending 10-8 overall. Their final game against Tonopah was a loss Friday, 60-41. The game against the Lady Muckers started close, Oasis trailed by four at the end of the first

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Fallon wrestling overcomes adversity but is not satisfied

February 15, 2018 — On my way out after he lost in the Sierra Nevada Classic, I glanced back down at the mats and noticed he and his father were still there, talking. Tommy McCormick was going through a rough patch to open his sophomore season. He didn't advance

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Lady Wave pumped up for regionals

February 15, 2018 — After winning its first NIAA state championship last year, the Lady Wave basketball team is hoping for a repeat performance. For the second year in a row, the Churchill County High School girls' basketball team (16-0 in league) enters the Northern 3A Regional playoffs as

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Greenwave basketball seeks redemption

February 15, 2018 — The Greenwave boys basketball team (12-4 in league) is looking for redemption this season. Last year, the team was eliminated by Elko in the Northern 3A Regional semifinals. Now the Greenwave is back, going to Elko as the No. 2 seed in the league. Their

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Stephens, Caleb Martin lead Nevada Wolf Pack over Boise State

February 14, 2018 — BOISE, Idaho — Twice this season, Jordan Caroline had chances to ice games from the free throw line in the final minute and failed. He wouldn't let a third opportunity slip away. With just under 39 seconds left, Caroline made two free throws and helped

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Darrell Moody: The future of Carson High hoops

February 14, 2018 — It's late February, and that means playoff basketball is just getting underway. For me, it's a different feeling. Since 2003, I can't remember a year when both Carson's boys and girls teams were shut out of the playoffs. The Carson boys finished on a high

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Dayton, Sierra Lutheran set for playoffs

February 14, 2018 — The regional basketball playoffs for 1A and 3A teams get underway Thursday in Elko and Reno. The Dayton boys, who got the sixth and final spot in the Northern 3A, faces off at 4:40 against No. 3 seed Spring Creek. The Sierra Lutheran boys and

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1st place on the line when Nevada Wolf Pack visits Boise

February 13, 2018 — The Nevada Wolf Pack has a great opportunity when it walks into Taco Bell Arena on Wednesday for its showdown against second-place Boise State (8 p.m., ESPNU). Not only could the Pack (21-5, 10-2) sweep the season series with a win and grab the all-important

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Mountain West Notebook: Pack’s Drew a complete artist

February 13, 2018 — RENO — Lindsey Drew is on fire. The Pack's 6-foot-4 junior guard has scored in double figures a career-best four straight games. Included in that run was a career-best 17 points in a recent loss against UNLV. He had probably his most complete game on

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Greenwave takes 2nd in Northern 3A

February 13, 2018 — The Greenwave boys basketball team secured second place in the league during the weekend, defeating Sparks and South Tahoe. Saturday's game against the Sparks Railroaders ended 81-42. The Greenwave dominated the court, taking a 21-9 lead in the first quarter. The Fallon defense crushed the

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Lady Wave takes top spot in league

February 13, 2018 — The Lady Wave basketball team closed out an undefeated league season over the weekend, defeating Sparks and South Tahoe. Saturday's South Tahoe game ended 66-35. The Wave put the game out of reach taking a 30-5 lead after the first quarter. Going against Sparks Friday,

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Poracky’s miracle, Dooley’s comeback complete Fallon’s four-title run

February 13, 2018 — LAS VEGAS — It's only fitting that Bob Costas' "Miracle on Ice" call happened 38 years ago this month during the Winter Olympics. Marcel Poracky, a senior transfer student, in true underdog fashion, upset all three opponents in Friday's 3A state wrestling tournament to win

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McCormick brothers win state titles

February 13, 2018 — LAS VEGAS — Tommy McCormick didn't like climbing onto the second-highest step of the podium last year. McCormick, a freshman at the time, had won the 3A regional wrestling title and advanced to the state championship, only to fall short of winning the title like

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Caleb Martin is the alpha wolf of the Nevada Wolf Pack says Joe Santoro

February 12, 2018 — What, exactly, did we learn about the Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team last week? Well, we learned while the strength of the wolf is the pack, the strength of the Wolf Pack is definitely the Caleb. Every great wolf pack needs an alpha wolf.

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