Pershing County Sports


Pershing County boys basketball team ends season

The Pershing County boys basketball team had their ups and downs this season. However, 2023-2024 was a breakthrough year for them. Last Thursday, they reached their goal of making it to the playoffs, hosted by West Wendover.

Pershing County wrestlers shine at state championships in Bullhead City

It was a banner year for the Pershing County Mustang wrestlers. To cap it all off, four of them placed at the state competition in Arizona last Friday. The Nevada state championship was in Bullhead City, an eight-hour drive from Pershing County.

Last time at home until next year for Pershing County girls basketball

Last Tuesday was a milestone for the Pershing County High School girls basketball team. Silver Stage visited PCHS on senior night, the last home game of the year. The Mustangs beat the Nighthawks 55-23.

PCHS boys ends regular season with two wins

The Pershing County Mustangs basketball team ended their regular season last week with two league wins. On Tuesday, they hosted Silver Stage for senior night, defeating them 60-25. On Friday the Mustangs traveled to Fallon to beat Oasis Academy (53-40). The Mustangs came out strong against the Nighthawks.They were determined to see their seniors off with a win.

PCHS sending 11 wrestlers to state championships

This past Saturday, the PCHS gym saw all-day wrestling action. Pershing County hosted the NIAA Class 2A Northern Region zone championship. The Mustangs qualified 11 wrestlers for the state tournament, scheduled for Feb. 16 in Bullhead City, Ariz.

Pershing County drops league games to Yerington and North Tahoe

The Pershing County boys basketball team lost to Yerington (58-44) and North Tahoe (55-48) this past week. They hosted Yerington on Tuesday and traveled to North Tahoe on Saturday. Pershing County now stands at 8-15, overall, and 7-9 in the 2A Northern league.

Pershing County wrestlers ace 2A duals

Pershing County’s wrestlers have jettisoned to the top three of the Northern 2A league. Their performances at the duals showcased their competitive spirits. On Tuesday they competed in Yerington. Saturday they dualed in Battle Mountain.

Pershing County girls basketball team goes 1 -1 for the week

Pershing County suffered its second loss of the year last Friday at North Tahoe 53-28. Earlier in the week, they beat Yerington 49-34. With the mixed results, the Mustangs stand at 21-2, overall, and 14-2 in the 2A. They’ve clinched the No. 2 seed going into the regional playoffs. Pershing County hosted Silver Stage on Tuesday, Feb. 6, for senior night. Results were not available at press time.

Pershing County girls basketball scores 20th win of the year

The Pershing County girls basketball team played three games this past week and won them all. The Mustangs beat CASR on the road (64-38) last Tuesday. They upset Battle Mountain (37-26) at home on Friday night. Saturday afternoon they topped West Wendover (43-27).

Pershing County boys go 1-2 for the week

The PCHS boys basketball team played three games this past week. On Tuesday they beat CASR (66-26) on the road. Friday night they hosted Battle Mountain, losing 60-49. Saturday, they fell to visiting West Wendover (57-39). Pershing County is currently sixth in the 2A (7-6) and stands at 8-13, overall, and 7-7 in the 2A Northern League.

PCHS wrestlers compete at Vaquero Classic

The Pershing County wrestlers traveled to Fernley last weekend for the Vaquero Classic. Over 30 teams competed, with Spanish Springs, Fernley, Douglas, Lowry and Carson rounding out the top five.

Pershing County girls basketball takes down Sierra Lutheran and Incline

Thomas Edison said, "Genius is ten percent inspiration and 90% perspiration." However, ten percent can make a huge difference in tight basketball competitions. That's why Lee Houston took the Pershing County girls basketball team to Fernley last Friday night.

Pershing County wrestlers compete in Douglas

The Pershing County High School wrestling team continue to improve at each wrestling tournament. Last weekend the Mustangs competed at the Steve Deaton Memorial in Minden and finished fourth out of 22 even though they had some athletes out sick.

Pershing County boys basketball splits pair of games

The Pershing County County boys basketball team had mixed results this past week. First, they traveled to Carson City and beat the Sierra Lutheran Falcons in a close midweek contest (51-46). On Saturday afternoon, Pershing County hosted the Incline Highlanders, the top-ranked team in the 2A (11-0). Incline led throughout the game but the Mustangs almost caught up with them a few times. The Highlanders had height on their side, with 11 players over six-feet, according to their roster. The final score was 55-32, Incline.

PCHS girls basketball team goes 3-0 for the week

In another big week, the PCHS girls basketball team beat Oasis Academy 49-13, Silver Stage 55-14 and Coral Academy 41-23. They defeated Silver Stage on the road. The other two games were at home. Pershing County improved to 15-1 overall, and 8-1 in the 2A Northern league.