Serpents Finish 4-1 in Home Tourney

The Mineral County High boys basketball team opened up the season last week and played its toughest schedule yet in the 15th annual Serpent Classic. All their opponents were 1A or 3A teams. The defending state champions opened up with the Longhorns from Battle Mountain on Thursday. The Serpents got off to a slow start… [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’ open playoffs Thursday

The Mineral County High boys and girls basketball teams completed their regular season’s over the weekend and both are moving on for a chance to compete for a state title in this weeks regional playoffs in Elko. The top four teams from the west and the top four teams from the east in the Division… [More…]

Shorthanded Serpents win one, lose one

Last weekend was tough on the Mineral County High boys basketball team as they played Friday and Saturday’s contests without three players. Despite being shorthanded, the Serpents played tough and were able to come away with one win against two conference opponents. On Friday, the Serpents went on the road to Smith Valley and played… [More…]

Serpents suffer first league loss to Whittell

After running its conference record to a perfect 6-0 with a road victory over Excel Christian, the Mineral County High boys basketball team suffered its first league loss Saturday afternoon to defending state champion Whittell High. On Friday, the Serpents traveled to Sparks to play Excel Christian and picked up a 66-53 win. Jon Cromer… [More…]

Serpents lock up playoff spot

By Pete Summerbell The Mineral County High boys basketball team knocked off visiting Coleville 56-45 on Saturday, securing a spot in the zone playoffs in the process. The Serpents overcame a slow start as the Wolves led at halftime 20-15. The MCHS crew got the offense going and outscored Coleville 17-12 in the third quarter… [More…]

Serpents look for success with new up-tempo offense

With just two returning starters and a new, faster offensive scheme, the Mineral County High boys basketball team could be in for a difficult season. But, coach Pete Summerbell thinks these are assets instead of liabilities. “We’ve got a new mix,” Summerbell said. “We’ve got a young team with a couple of veterans. It depends… [More…]