Lady Serpents Taylor McFalls named Player of the Year

Mineral County High senior Taylor McFalls was named Player of the Year in the 1A Western Conference for the 2016-17 season. McFalls averaged 15.8 points per game and 3.8 rebounds per game for the Lady Serpents. Her sister, Tiera McFalls, was also honored for her great season and was named to the 1st team all-conference.… [More…]

Looking back at the 1964 championship team

  “We won. WE won. WE WON!!” was the chant heard through the crowd at the convention center in Las Vegas 53 years ago when the Mineral County High School Serpent boys basketball team were crowned champions of the Northern Nevada A Conference in a win over the Moapa Valley Tigers. It would be the… [More…]

SERPENTS WIN FIRST STATE TITLE SINCE 1964

LAS VEGAS – It took 53 years, but it was worth the wait. The Mineral County High boys basketball team captured its first state title since 1964 on Saturday night after beating Pahranagat Valley 63-46 in front of a loud crowd at the Cox Pavilion on the campus of UNLV in Las Vegas. “It’s wonderful,… [More…]

Serpents Remain Perfect in Conference After Pair of Wins

The Mineral County High boys basketball team won both its games last weekend and finished the first half of conference play at 7-0. The first win was Friday night as the boys overpowered Smith Valley, 78-46. After a slow start, 13-11, the Serpents ran past the Bulldogs 26-10 in the second quarter to take a… [More…]

Wrestling Program Returns to MCHS

Over 32 years has passed since the Mineral County High School wrestling team took to a mat, but after three years of discussion and planning it has now emerged with a first year participation of three coaches and five wrestlers. John Gavin, the Mineral County High School counselor, was himself a wrestler through the 1980’s… [More…]

Serpents Win Pair of League Contests

The Mineral County High boys basketball team coasted to wins over the weekend. On Friday, the Serpents traveled to Carson City to play Sierra Lutheran. The Mineral County boys led 49-29 at the end of the third period and cruised to a 65-46 victory. Andre Davis was the high scorer with 16 points. Taylen Wachsmuth… [More…]

Serpents Go 3-2 in the Classic

Submitted by Coach Pete Summerbell The Mineral County High boys basketball team tipped off the season last week, finishing 3-2 at the Serpent Classic Tournament in Hawthorne. On Thursday, the Serpents opened with a solid come from behind win against Battle Mountain, 59-47. The Serpents got off to a slow start and found themselves behind… [More…]

Serpent Athletes Honored

The following Mineral County High School students made “All League” for their athletic contributions on the football field and volleyball court. Those honored for Serpent Mineral County football were: Andre Davis (first team defensive back and first team wide receiver); Tyler Smith (second team defensive lineman); Robert McFalls (second team defensive lineman); Chance Sterns (second… [More…]

Serpents Go 3-2 in the Classic

Submitted by Coach Pete Summerbell The Mineral County High boys basketball team tipped off the season last week, finishing 3-2 at the Serpent Classic Tournament in Hawthorne. On Thursday, the Serpents opened with a solid come from behind win against Battle Mountain, 59-47. The Serpents got off to a slow start and found themselves behind… [More…]

Serpents end season with win over Excel Christian

The season came to an end on a high note for the Mineral County High football team at home on Friday as the Serpents went out on the winning side after defeating Excel Christian 37-22. It was a bittersweet end for the Serpents on senior night as they narrowly missed out on the playoffs after… [More…]