Tarkanian Basketball Academy kicks off rural Nevada Free basketball clinics in Ely

After winning the NCAA National Championship in 1990, Coach Jerry Tarkanian told the national televised audience that the Championship was not just for Las Vegas, but for the entire state of Nevada. In the spirit of this sentiment and in honor of … [Read more...]

Ladycats continue to roll

Haylee Andre dribbles through two Pahranagat Valley defenders in the 
Ladycats 49-27 road win on Dec. 30.  (Dave Maxell photo)

By Dave Maxwell  and Garrett Estrada Lincoln County Record and The Ely Times Three teams are tied for the Division III Southern League standings as play picks up again this weekend in the new year. Coach Krystal Smith said the Ladycats had … [Read more...]

Individuals shine in biggest meet of season

Bobcat wrestlers Drue Ashby and Chris Gamberg both had one goal in mind when they headed into the biggest tournament meet of their season in Reno, the Sierra Nevada Classic. “We wanted to make it through to the second day,” Gamberg said. That … [Read more...]

White Pine boys lose to Pahranagat Valley

A Pahranagat Valley player attacks the hoop against Sam Stewart. (Dave Maxwell photo)

By Dave Maxwell  Lincoln County Record Pahranagat Valley and White Pine ended the year with a non-league match against each other. Chris Young scored 20 points for the Bobcats, but it wasn’t enough to overcome two men in double figures for … [Read more...]

Bobcats prepare for road challenge at Pahranagat Valley


When White Pine High School basketball head coach Charlie Hall took the job at the beginning of the season to lead the Bobcats, conditioning and discipline were his two top priorities.  In that time, the team has become better conditioned through … [Read more...]

Northern Nevada NAACP chief supports legalized pot

Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — The head of a civil rights group in northern Nevada said Friday the incoming state Legislature should legalize marijuana for recreational use instead of leaving the question to voters. Jeffrey Blanck, president … [Read more...]

UNLV Rebels meshing in time for conference season

Associated Press LAS VEGAS — UNLV coach Dave Rice knew his team would get off to a slow start. With so many young players and a brutal schedule, there wasn't much question. What Rice hoped was that the young Rebels would learn from their tough … [Read more...]

Ladycats dominate at home

A player from Meadows attempts to block a shot by White Pine’s Ashlyn Huntington in the Ladycat’s 53-18 home win on Dec. 19. (Garrett Estrada photo)

The White Pine High School Ladycats continued to dominate their way through the Divison III Southern Conference, with two impressive home victories over Meadows and Calvary Chapel Christian on Friday and Saturday. The undefeated Ladycats (9-0, 4-0 … [Read more...]

Bobcats lose in thriller

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The crowd was roaring. The players were pumped up. The White Pine Bobcats had clawed their way back into the game against Calvary Christian Chapel at home on Dec. 20. They cut the lead to two points with a couple of minutes remaining. But the … [Read more...]

White Pine wrestlers get ready for big Reno meet

Standout Bobcat wrestlers Drue Ashby and Chris Gamberg continued to impress their coaches at a large meet at Dixie High School over the weekend. Ashby finished in fifth and Gamberg finished in fourth overall in the respective weight classes. Ashby … [Read more...]