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Roger Diez: NASCAR heats up with All-Star race
Roger Diez: NASCAR heats up with All-Star race

May 18, 2019

For a moment I thought we would have a new Monster Energy NASCAR Cup winner at Kansas last Saturday night, but Alex Bowman’s Hendrick Chevy couldn’t hold off the charging Penske Ford of Brad Keselowski,...



Joe Santoro: Drew’s return makes Pack all right
Joe Santoro: Drew’s return makes Pack all right

May 16, 2019

Lindsey Drew announced this past week he’s coming back to the Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team for his senior season. You can now breathe again, Wolf Pack fans. All is finally right in the...


State championships: Fallon faces No. 1 Boulder City
State championships: Fallon faces No. 1 Boulder City

May 16, 2019

Coming off a second-place finish at last weekend’s NIAA 2019 Northern League Baseball Championship in Elko, the Greenwave players are ready to face their next challenge: Southern Nevada’s No. 1 team, Boulder City at the...





Fallon earns trip to 3A state baseball tourney
Fallon earns trip to 3A state baseball tourney

May 14, 2019

ELKO — Another group of cardiac kids from the Oasis of Nevada is heading to the state 3A baseball championships this week in Mesquite, but it took another gut-wrenching rally and chewed fingernails to keep...


Fallon boys win regional title; Lady Wave finishes 5th
Fallon boys win regional title; Lady Wave finishes 5th

May 14, 2019

Fallon flexed its muscles on the track and ran to another regional team championship on Saturday. The Greenwave boys track and field team captured the Northern 3A regional crown at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex...


Local Roundup: Carson High boys swim takes second
Local Roundup: Carson High boys swim takes second

May 13, 2019

Douglas eventually pulled away in the two-team battle against Carson for the Northern 4A title in swimming, but the Senators will still be well-represented at the State Championships. Carson fell just short of the zone...


Carson High track qualifies 16 for state
Carson High track qualifies 16 for state

May 13, 2019

The Northern 4A Championships on Saturday at Reed were a sweet experience for the Carson High boys and girls track teams. As in sweet 16. Sixteen Carson athletes were among the top three finishers in...


Roger Diez: Mondays are kind to Martin Truex
Roger Diez: Mondays are kind to Martin Truex

May 11, 2019

Martin Truex Jr. won his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race of the season at the Monster Mile on Monday, after rain forced the postponement of Sunday’s race. Oddly enough, Truex’s first Cup win also...



Carson High track team pushing for state berths

May 10, 2019

Everything the Carson High boys and girls track teams have trained for comes down to one day, today, at the Northern 4A Championships at Reed High. And Carson coach Steve Nelms remains confident his team...


Carson High softball pulls away vs. Reed

May 10, 2019

The thinking was the Carson High softball team would have to ride the arm of Jailene Salciedo to make a deep run in the Northern 4A playoffs. But when Salciedo was hit by a line...


CHS softball pulls away vs. Reed

May 9, 2019

The thinking was the Carson High softball team would have to ride the arm of Jailene Salciedo to make a deep run in the Northern 4A playoffs. But when Salciedo was hit by a line...



Joe Santoro: Alford has tough act to follow
Joe Santoro: Alford has tough act to follow

May 9, 2019

Steve Alford has an almost impossible task of becoming the next Eric Musselman. Musselman, who left the Nevada Wolf Pack basketball program last month to become the head coach at Arkansas, was a lightning bolt...


Can Lady Wave repeat Cinderella run?
Can Lady Wave repeat Cinderella run?

May 8, 2019

The Lady Wave find themselves in a similar position when they enter the 2019 Northern 3A regional softball championship as the No. 3 team. Like last year when Fallon swept Dayton on the last weekend...