Exciting year for local prep sports teams

The high school sports year ended in thrilling ways for the Pahranagat Valley and Lincoln County boys baseball teams and the Pahranagat Valley girls softball team. Just a week before graduation, both boys baseball teams repeated as state champions … [Read more...]

Lincoln teammates named Co-Players of the Year

Lincoln County High’s Cody Thornock and Hunter Wilkin were named as the 2017 All-State Baseball Co-Players of the Year and Lincoln’s Raymond Wadsworth was named as state 2A Coach of the Year. The school’s softball team had four named to the All State … [Read more...]

Panthers claim plenty of 1A honors

Five time state champion Pahranagat Valley softball dominated the 1A Southern League All-Star selections this year, as did the Pahranagat Valley and Indian Springs boys baseball in the outfield selections as voted by the coaches. All three … [Read more...]

FitzSimons returning home to coach Lynx

By Bob Snell Sean FitzSimons is going home. After coaching boys basketball at Virgin Valley High School for 14 years – the past five as the Bulldogs head coach – FitzSimons is stepping down and returning to his alma mater, Lincoln County High S … [Read more...]

Lynx hold off Needles to repeat as state champions

Lincoln County baseball coach Raymond Wadsworth had said at the beginning of the season the team goal was to repeat as state champions. Knowing how tough it was last year, as the team had to beat a talented Yerington team twice to win the title, … [Read more...]

Relief pitching leads to second title for Panthers

Pahranagat Valley cousins sophomore Stockton Maxwell and senior Christian Higbee helped get the Panthers out of two bases-loaded jams and claim a second consecutive 1A state baseball championship 5-4 over Indian Springs Saturday at Durango. The … [Read more...]

Lincoln girls come up just short

For the second year in a row, the Lincoln County girls softball team came up short in the 2A championship game. But no one can say they didn’t make a good show of it. Lynx coach Dan Lloyd said the team was not even expected to be there this year. B … [Read more...]

Lady Panthers make history with fifth straight state championship

The history book on the shelf sometimes does repeat itself. The Pahranagat Valley softball team made history Saturday at the 1A state championship at Durango High. After losing to Wells earlier in the tournament, the Lady Panthers were forced … [Read more...]

Lincoln boys track wins team wins first state title since 1991

The Lincoln County High boys track team won the 2017 NIAA 2A State Championship last weekend in Henderson. On May 19 and 20, team members competed for a first place tie with White Pine. The team accumulated 130 points, enough for the Lynx first … [Read more...]

Panther boys track wins academic state award

hranagat Valley High School track team wrote the final chapter of their 2017 season last weekend at the state meet in Henderson. Athletes competed well at the two-day event, with many surpassing their own personal records. Additionally, the … [Read more...]

Nineteen-hit attack wins regional title for Lincoln baseball

“Our goal is to repeat as state champions,” said Lincoln coach Raymond Wadsworth after his Lynx beat Needles 20-10 in the 2A Southern regional finals at Mountain View High last Saturday. Both teams advanced to the state tournament, which opened yes … [Read more...]

Panthers defend regional title

Pahranagat Valley won their seventh consecutive 1A Southern League tournament championship Saturday at Indian Springs, and did it in dramatic fashion. Duston Stewart hit a walk-off, bases-loaded single in the bottom of the eighth inning to score … [Read more...]

Lady Lynx advance to state

Lincoln County’s softball team had a hard time with Needles pitcher Kourtney Fletcher last Saturday in the finals of the 2A Southern Regional tournament at Mountain View High, losing 7-1.  It broke Lincoln’s string of seven straight regional titles an … [Read more...]

Wadsworth throws shutout to win regional title

Junior pitcher Ashlyn Wadsworth didn’t allow a single run as Pahranagat Valley defeated Indian Springs 15-0 to win the 1A Southern regional softball tournament last Saturday at Indian Springs. It is the fifth consecutive regional championship for … [Read more...]

Lincoln County track team excels at regionals

The Lincoln County High School track team landed 10 first place finishes and at the NIAA Southern 2A Regionals at Moapa Valley last weekend. Team members will compete at the state meet today and tomorrow in Henderson. Sophomore Noah Smith took … [Read more...]

Panther track members set for state competition

The Pahranagat Valley High School track team had a successful regional meet last weekend in Moapa. Many of the team members will compete today and tomorrow at the state meet at Foothill High School in Henderson. For the girls, senior Jessica … [Read more...]

Lincoln baseball wins two over Laughlin

The Lincoln County Lynx baseball team pulled out two tough wins over a strong Laughlin team last Friday. Solid pitching and tough defense were key to 4-0 and 3-1 wins, giving Laughlin its first league losses of the year and keeping the Lynx … [Read more...]

Pahranagat belts Sandy Valley

Haymakers from the left and from the right, and over quickly. Sounds like boxing, but no, it’s baseball. Pahranagat Valley left-hander Ike Taylor threw a two-hitter and right-hander Stockton Maxwell followed with a no-hitter and drove in two runs a … [Read more...]

Lincoln softball gearing up for regionals

The Lincoln County High softball team destroyed Laughlin during a home doubleheader last Friday. As the Lady Lynx near the end of their season, the team sits atop the Class 2A Southern League, with two games remaining. Laughlin wasn't ready for … [Read more...]

Pahranagat girls remain in first

The Panther girls didn’t get to play last week as they had hoped to.  Sandy Valley decided to forfeit the doubleheader on Friday and Tonopah called later to say they had too much illness on the team to come to Alamo last Saturday. As it is a le … [Read more...]