Eureka girls take second in 7 events at state track meet

Lucky Number 7, at least for the Eureka girls track team. They tied for third place in the team standings with Tonopah, with 77 points, at the 1A State track meet at Foothill High in Henderson. Sierra Lutheran won their fourth consecutive girls title with 144 points. In the boys meet, Spring Mountain won with… [More…]

Track team competes at regionals

The first day of 1A Northern track and field regionals were held in Fallon last Friday. It only dealt with a few events, the remainder of the 1A finals will be held today and Saturday at Carson High in Carson City. Donnie Nelson, NIAA assistant director, said the meet was to determine the top 12… [More…]

Brown happy with strides made in rebuilding season

By Dave Maxwell Wells started off early and just kept on going in their game at Eureka last Saturday. Then the Leopards put nine runs on the board in the fifth inning to take a 17-1 win over the Lady Vandals. Wells and Mineral County along with Whittell and Coleville will be the 1A Northern… [More…]

Vandals season comes to an end

The Vandals baseball team wrapped up the season last weekend with a couple of losses to Carlin and Wells. Assistant coach Ken Sanders said, it was a close score at Carlin until about the fourth inning and a lightning storm suspended play for half an hour. Afterwards, the Railroaders put some numbers up on the… [More…]

Minoletti leads 1A in girls triple jump

Following the Eureka Invitational meet last week, the Vandal boys and girls track teams participate this Saturday in the Lowry Invitational in Winnemucca. Tristan Birchim is one of the Top 10 competitors in the 1A Shot Put event this season. He ranks eighth at the moment with a put of 36-8¾, but ranks third among… [More…]

Lady Vandals drop doubleheader

Losing a pair of games to Mineral County last week was somewhat disappointing because of the good progress the team has been making of late, said coach Briana Brown, especially the second one. “We had a 7-6 lead in that one, but they got some good hits and ended up beating us. That was our… [More…]

Vandals fall at home to Mineral County

Mineral County won both games last week with Eureka 11-4 and 14-1. “We did good in the first game,” Vandal coach Kia Davis said, “but in the second game we just never came out to play. We just made too many errors.” In the first game the teams passed the lead back-and-forth, but eventually Mineral… [More…]

ECHS track teams compete

Recently, Eureka tracksters have competed in both the Mickie Castanzo meet and the Ward Coates Invitational, both in Elko. Tristin Birchim won the discus (110-6) and was third in the Shot Put at the Castanzo meet. For the girls team at the Castanzo meet, Coby Gibbs was second in the 200, 110m hurdles and 300m… [More…]

Eureka girls fall to Wells, play at Mineral County today

The Lady Vandals with a new coach and only one senior have been seeking to learn a new system this softball season. The wins haven’t come along as much as hoped, but the outlook for the future looks bright, says coach Briana Brown. “We’re getting the hits, just not scoring the runs. The girls are… [More…]

Vandals off to 3-0 start in conference

Eureka built a 7-1 lead after two innings at Wells recently, then had to watch as the Leopards chipped away little by little, before hanging on for a 7-6 win. It was the Vandals first win over Wells since 2013, when they split a pair. Eureka was boosted by Josh Garcia who went 4-for-4 at… [More…]