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Greenwave Hall of Fame announces 5th class

Classes of 2020, 2021 to be inducted in October

The school’s first girl to lead Block F. A wrestling coach who put Fallon on the map. A dedicated research team that dug up decades’ worth of statistics. A group of girls who shined on the links during the 1970s.

Fallon 13U wins state tournament

Hosts Pacific Southwest regional tournament this month

The Babe Ruth Pacific Southwest Regional Tournament returns to the Lahontan Valley for the first time in more than a decade when Fallon will host the 13-under tournament July 26-31.

Churchill County Library to welcome visitors at Open House

After watching the pandemic limit the library’s services for the past 15 months, Carol Lloyd is happy to see people walking through the doors again.

Volleyball, cheer, football camps highlight July

One of the most successful setters in Wolf Pack history will host a three-day volleyball camp this month.

Oasis Academy grad earns USA Lacrosse All-American, All-Academic honors

Sadie O’Flaherty, who graduated from Oasis Academy in May, earned All-American and All-Academic honors and was named a recipient of the Jackie Pitts Award by USA Lacrosse last week.

Thomas Ranson: For love of the game, Jack Beach thrived as an official

Instead of engaging in a shouting match with this notorious travel ball coach, the umpire stayed calm and collected. He explained the reason for the call and asked the coach to return to his dugout. Not satisfied with the response, he walked back, still frustrated. His team still won and would eventually win the second game of the doubleheader against the California school.

Several qualify for nationals, SSIR rodeo events

Several Fallon cowboys and cowgirls punched their ticket to the national rodeo in Lincoln, Neb., or the Silver State International Rodeo – or even both – after competing in this month’s high school and junior high school state rodeo.

Longtime official battling unknown illness

Like the thousands of batters he watched fighting off a two-strike count, Richard Pitts is battling to stay alive.

More than 40 graduate from Oasis Academy

Throughout her high school career, she understood that Oasis Academy was not the biggest school.

Fallon defeats Dayton for 3A East crown

After catching the final strike — and out — of the 2021 season, Tyler Austin ran up to his teammate, embraced him, before the rest of the Greenwave piled onto the junior battery after winning the Northern 3A East championship.

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