Val York (1958-61/ Basketball, Baseball)





Val York was a four-year basketball letterman and a three year baseball letterman between 1958 and 1961. He was All-Far West Conference in basketball twice, leading the team in scoring during the 1959-60 season and in assists in the same year and in 1960-61. His teams won the Far Western Conference in 1961 and tied for the title in 1959. He was coached by Jake Lawlor for two years and Jack Spencer for two. In baseball, he played infield (third base and shortstop) and was the team’s leading hitter during the 1961 season. He received the Doc Martie Trophy in 1961 as the outstanding senior athlete.

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Fiyin Olusola

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The sophomore ran to an event win in the 100m hurdles Saturday afternoon at the Hornet Invite. The California native clocked in at 13.62 seconds. Her time in the event is a personal record and also ranks as the second-fastest time in the Nevada all-time outdoor record book. It is the best time in the Mountain West so far this outdoor season by a full second.

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