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Lady Bucks drop two of three in Elko to start league play

It was an up and down weekend for the Lowry High School softball team, which opened Northern 3A East play in Elko. Lowry dropped the opening game of the series 3-1 on Friday afternoon but bounced back for a 17-8 win in the nightcap. The offense went away again on Saturday morning, with an 6-2 loss. The Lady Bucks dropped to 1-2 in the Northern 3A East and 7-5 overall. It is the first time Elko has taken a series from Lowry since 2010.

Kenison wins three times at Fallon Elks Invitational, Aguirre sweeps throwing events for Buckaroos

It was a stellar Saturday for the Lowry High School track and field team at the Fallon Elks Invitational, as Brent Kenison won three events and Nomar Aguirre two.

LHS swimmers compete at Aqua 5 in Carson City

The Lowry High School swim team joined a number of area schools to compete in the Aqua 5 meet in Carson City on Saturday, March 16. The Aqua 5 is different from other meets, with no relays. Swimmers compete in the 100-yard freestyle, 100-yard butterfly, 50-yard free style, 100-yard breaststroke and the 100-yard backstroke.

LHS track and field team travels Reno, Dayton

The Lowry High School track and field team opened its season this past Friday, breaking up its teams to McQueen and Dayton. The Buckaroo underclassmen traveled to Reno and McQueen High School on Friday for the High Desert Frosh/Soph. Invite.

Lowry drops single game to Truckee; sweeps Hug

As the Lowry High School baseball team was making its home debut this past Friday, the Buckaroos were looking for their first win over Truckee since 2016. The Wolverines are perennial power in the 3A and have dominated the series with the Buckaroos in the past few years.

Tobey wins shot put at Dust Devil Invitational

The McDermitt High School track and field team made its way to Dayton this past Friday for the Dust Devil Invitational. Senior Laeloni Tobey took home the top spot in the shot put with a throw of 28 feet, 2.75 inches and she finished third in the discus with a personal best throw of 69-6.

Lowry boys host preseason Icebreaker Tournament; regular season starts March 25-26 in Dayton, Fernley

In conditions more suitable for a polar plunge or ice fishing, the Lowry High School boys team hosted a preseason icebreaker at Winnemucca Municipal Golf Course.

Stoker passes former Buckaroo for school and 3A record for homers

Fresh off scoring 2,000 points, claiming 3A Player of the Year and winning a third straight state championship in basketball, Lowry High School senior Savannah Stoker is moving up the record books in softball. In 2023, Stoker set the single-season Nevada record for home runs with 21.

Lady Bucks rout Vikings in doubleheader sweep, knocked off by Panthers in 3A title rematch

After opening the season with six games on the road, the Lowry High School softball team made its home debut this past Friday and Saturday with new coach Megan Maga.

Garner, Guzman collect 3A all-league basketball honors

Lowry High School seniors Kasyn Garner and Anthony Guzman were named to the Northern 3A East honorable mention team. The all-league selections are chosen by the league coaches.

Lowry sweeps doubleheader from Sparks

When Mother Nature unleashed her fury in northern Nevada and you are a spring sport, you need to improvise at times. The Lowry High School baseball team was scheduled to travel to north Reno this past Friday to play North Valleys in a crossover game.

Local cowboys, cowgirls shine at Las Vegas High School Rodeo

The Nevada High School Rodeo Association made its final stop in southern Nevada, with a trip to Las Vegas on Feb. 24-25. Humboldt County’s Emma Garijo was tops in the breakaway roping average by two seconds at 5.88. She won the first performance with a time of 2.89 and was second in the final performance at 2.99.

LHS swimmers sweep dual from Wooster

While most spring sports teams in northern Nevada were finding cover due to a winter storm, the Lowry High School swim team was inside at Alf Sorenson Pool in Reno top open its season on Friday, March 1. Lowry picked up duals wins over Wooster, as the boys cruised to a 75-23 win and the girls team recorded a 96-90 victory.

The Elite of Nevada Basketball- Stoker named 3A Player of the Year, Backus earns all-state, first team honors

Lowry High School senior Savannah Stoker was named the Northern 3A East, Northern 3A and 3A State Player for the second straight season. In addition, the Lowry girls basketball team won its third consecutive state title and ninth overall, which is fourth most in Nevada history.

Lowry softball cruises past Sparks in crossover play

Sophomore Elisabeth George was one out away from a no-hitter in her outing at Sparks this past Friday afternoon, when the Railroaders got their first hit. She still helped the Lowry High School softball team to a 19-0 win in crossover play.