Sports

Pickleball has Roots in Fallon

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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Greenwave Football over Truckee, 35 – 21

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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Wolf Pack Tops the Wildcats

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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High School Rodeo Results from Spanish Springs

Results for the Fallon High School rodeo club from Spanish Springs — August 24 & 25:   High School Breakaway Roping Chloe Lambert 8th on Saturday 6th on Sunday 5th in Average Jayden Jensen 3rd on Saturday NT Sunday 3rd in Average Tylie Norcutt 6th on Saturday NT on Sunday   HS Goat Tying Bethie…

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Local High Schools Sports Schedules

The Churchill County High School and Oasis Academy schedules for the week of September 9th.                         Never miss a local public meeting – sign up for the Friday email and get stories delivered straight to your inbox. www.thefallonpost.org/sign-up   [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]

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UNR Football over Purdue in Breathtaking Close

By Jayden Wassmuth – Last Friday, UNR Football stunned Power 5 school Purdue with a 17-point comeback in the second half and a 34-31 victory over the Boilermakers. The game started slowly for the Wolf Pack with Purdue outscoring the Pack 10-0 in the first quarter. The second quarter was better, with quarterback Carson Strong…

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Sports Schedules – Week of Sept 3rd

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50th Anniversary of the Fallon Lions Jr. Rodeo

by Susan Weikel —  Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Fallon Lions Junior Rodeo this year will draw nearly 200 contestants this year. The event will again offer the community and youth the opportunity to join in a weekend of fun events from August 30th through September 2nd. This year’s rodeo committee  —  Travis Peek-…

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Local High School Sport Schedules Week of August 26th

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Aces Military Appreciation Night

Special to The Fallon Post — The Sierra Nevada Chapter 989 of the Vietnam Veterans of America in Reno and the Aces baseball team have partnered for this year’s annual Military Appreciation Night at Greater Nevada Field on Saturday. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., and the game begins at 7:05 p.m. Vietnam veteran and chapter…

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