“It’s not about how big you are, but about how big you play.” – motto of the Fallon Vipers by Rachel Dahl — The Fallon Vipers, a U11 girls soccer team new to Fallon, was started last fall by Miguel Orduña. As a former coach at the high school here in Fallon, Orduña realized that…

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This story was originally published in the second printed edition of The Fallon Post on September 20, 2019 by David Gertson Stan Lattin is a one-man bike trail blazing machine. After single-handedly building eight miles of hiking/biking trails at Rattlesnake Hill, Lattin has recently set his sights east of town, and built a new biking…

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By Susan Weikel — The Lahontan Valley Claybreakers, Fallon’s Youth Trapshooting Club, was started through the efforts of local trap shooters to teach youth about the sport and gun safety. In 2006, Marty and Leslie Paul, Darren and Misty Allegre, Virginia Fowler, and Melinda Sammaripa started the club with 25 members. Soon, Pat and Wayne…

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by Susan Weikel — Pacific International Trap Association (PITA) held their state championship shoot in Winnemucca on May 14th &15th, 2019. This association is open to adults and to qualifying youth from all over the western United States. Fallon youth shooter, Matt Ernst, age 15, brought home the tournament championship in the handicap division. Matt…

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The Fastest Gun Alive – 2019 World Championship in Fallon, NV The Cowboy Fast Draw Association (CFDA) is again hosting its annual signature event The Fastest Gun Alive TM – World Championship of Cowboy Fast Draw. Fallon, Nevada is the Host City for its 12th year, at the Churchill County Fairgrounds, October 4th – 6th.…

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Fallon High School Rodeo Results – White Pine, Ely Barrels: None Breakaway: Tylie Norcutt – 4th Saturday, 6th Sunday, 2nd average Jayden Jensen – 8th Saturday, 9th Sunday, 5th average Goat Tying: Chloe Lambert – 1st Saturday, 1st Sunday, 1st average Ali Norcutt – 4th Saturday, 9th Sunday, 4th average Tylie Norcutt – 6th Saturday,…

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by Rachel Dahl — Pickleball is not actually new to Fallon – in the 80s Pat Dingacci lived in Arizona during the winter and brought Pickleball back, building the first court at her Fallon house. When Carol Amos read Pat’s obituary, it was the first time she had ever heard about pickleball and decided it…

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by Jayden Wassmuth, CCHS journalism student — Fallon takes the win over Truckee in a hard fought battle with the Greenwave 35-21 over the Wolverines. During the first drive Truckee went three and out. The Greenwave started off hot, as Tommy McKormick rushed into the endzone for a Greenwave touchdown. Brock Richardson followed with another…

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by Jayden Wassmuth — CCHS journalism student On Saturday UNR Football took on Division II school Weber State. It was an ugly game for the Pack with countless penalties and turnovers on both sides, but UNR came out with the win, 19-13 over the Wildcats. The first quarter started slow, with multiple penalties and turnovers.…

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