Mineral County Falls to Whittell in High Scoring Game, 104-58

The Mineral County High football team did something against Whittell that no other team has been able to do this season – score. Unfortunately for the Serpents, their opponents did the same. In a highly anticipated conference matchup in Zephyr Cove Friday night, Whittell reached the century mark in points and defeated Mineral County 104-58.… [More…]

Serpent athletes honored

A full evening of accolades, awards and recognition filled the room as this end-of-the-year High School Sports Banquet celebrated the 2016-17 participants. With the Mineral County Booster Club hosting the evening and a Burke’s BBQ Taco Bar dinner being served, many families enjoyed the festivities of honoring the student athletes attending. As the Booster Club… [More…]

Serpents run comes to an end at state tournament

Submitted by Darren Hamrey We bid farewell to the “Serpent Baseball Class of 2017” as they exit the team on one heck of a successful season. The Serpents will say goodbye to five seniors this season, Brandon West and Taylen Wachsmuth, both four-year letterman and Andre Davis, Chance Sterns, and Eddie Dunnett, each three-year letterman.… [More…]

Lady Serpents earn spot in Regionals, but fall in semifinals

The season continued for the Mineral County High softball team when they beat Carlin 12-11 in a winner-take-all tiebreaker game last Thursday in Smith Valley. The win put the girls in the regional tournament the next day as the two seed where they kept the magic alive by knocking off top-seeded Coleville 17-9. The Lady… [More…]

Serpent baseball team moved on to state tourney

Submitted by Darren Hamrey After defending their title as the Northeastern 1A Division Champs, the Serpent baseball team traveled to Smith Valley with hopes of defending their Northern 1A Regional title. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen. An early loss in the tournament left the Serpents scrambling through the loser’s bracket, knocking off two teams in come-from-behind… [More…]

Lady Serpents season ended

The Mineral County High softball team suffered a crushing defeat Saturday when they lost the second game of a doubleheader to Carlin and were eliminated from postseason contention. The Lady Serpents finished with a 16-8 overall record and went 5-3 in conference play, finishing in third place behind Whittell and Coleville. The day started out… [More…]

Serpents clinch division; earn top seed in regional tourney

Submitted by Darren Hamrey When you set a goal, you fight to achieve that goal. That’s exactly what the Mineral County High baseball team did last week, going into a four-game set just four wins shy of their target of 20 regular season wins. Not only did they achieve their goal, they scored a total… [More…]

Serpents split with Wells

Submitted by Darren Hamrey The Mineral County High baseball team has been on a roll, winning seven in a row going into last week’s play. The Serpents managed to add two more wins to their already impressive record, taking their win total to 16. MCHS 3, Tonopah 0 The Serpents pitched by committee against Tonopah… [More…]

Lady Serpents blanked twice

MCIN The week started off strong for the Mineral County High softball team after they knocked off Tonopah 13-1 last Tuesday, but ended in disappointment when the girls dropped both games of a doubleheader at home to Wells on Saturday. Julieanna Williams and Hailey Lahre led the way for the Lady Serpents win against Tonopah.… [More…]

Lady Serpents sweep Eureka

MCIN Staff Amanda Rivero picked up two wins on the mound in the same day as the Mineral County High softball team cruised to a pair of victories at Eureka on Friday afternoon. MCHS 16, Eureka 4 Rivero got the start for the Lady Serpents in game one of the doubleheader and went the distance.… [More…]