Pack comes up short in road loss to Arizona

Postgame Notes FINAL: Arizona (3-0) 35, Nevada (2-1) 28 Senior QB Cody Fajardo recorded his seventh career 300-yard passing performance, completing 29-of-39 passes for 321 yards and three touchdowns. He tallied season-high marks in passing yards and touchdowns. Fajardo completed at least six passes to four different receivers; Gipson (8), Turner (7), Henderson (7) and […]

On the Mats: The women of Reno’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Photo credit: Adelita "Ady" Grate.

By Miriam W. Hodgman View photo gallery below.   This article focuses on Reno’s Charles Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy because of my personal experience training at the school. There are additional, and excellent, Jiu-Jitsu schools in the Reno area with female students and instructors including Freestyle Martial Arts Academy and Conviction Martial Arts and Fitness. […]

Football: Nevada to open ’14 campaign Saturday at Mackay


Southern Utah (0-0) at Nevada (0-0) Date              Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 Kickoff           12 p.m. (PT) Stadium         Chris Ault Field at Mackay Stadium Location         Reno, Nev. Capacity        30,000 Surface          FieldTurf Radio             Wolf Pack […]

RTC announces extended Sierra Spirit hours for Nevada home night games

Reno, NV (August 21, 2014) – Get charged up for Nevada! The RTC SIERRA SPIRIT, which utilizes fully electric buses, will be operating extended hours for Nevada home night games. The SIERRA SPIRIT serves the downtown Reno area. Buses arrive every 15 to 20 minutes every day between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. However, whenever […]

Pack’s Polian announces Alpha Wolf honor

RENO, Nev. – As part of the Nevada Athletics Department’s “Born to be ONE” motto, second-year head coach Brian Polian announced today the creation of the Alpha Wolf, a weekly honor bestowed upon a walk-on in the program. Uniform jersey No. 1 will be assigned to a different walk-on player each week who excels on […]

VIDEO: Aces brawl at game against Albuquerque Isotopes

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Pack picked to finish third; Hekking named to preseason All-MW team

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Senior defensive end Brock Hekking was named to the Preseason All-Mountain West Team, and Nevada was predicted to finish third in the West Division as the conference opened up its preseason media days event here on Tuesday. Hekking, a 6-foot-4, 255-pound senior from Vacaville, Calif., is a two-time All-Mountain West honoree. […]

Meet and greet with golf legend Annika Sorenstam July 28


RENO, Nev. (July 21, 2014) –  Annika Sorenstam is a hall of fame golfer who, in her 15-year professional career, forever changed how women’s golf is played, followed and viewed. On Monday, July 28 at Golf Headquarters from 1- 2 p.m.Sorenstam will be signing autographs, meeting and greeting with the public. This is your chance to […]

Pack’s Hekking on Lombardi Award watch list

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RENO, Nev. – Nevada defensive end Brock Hekking has been named to the 2014 Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List, the Rotary Lombardi Award committee announced today. Hekking, a 6-foot-4, 255-pound senior from Vacaville, Calif., is a two-time All-Mountain West honoree. He is seventh among returning players in career sacks with 17.0. Entering his senior season, […]

Hiking the Hunter Creek Trail


I took Sunday morning to hike Hunter Creek Trail to the falls with my daughter. Just a couple of weeks ago, there was a fire in the area that grew bigger than I ever thought it would. That shut the trail down for a while. In fact, we were supposed to go last weekend, but the trail closure forced me to switch this trip with the trip up Mount Rose.<

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