James Curry (1977-78/ Football)


James Curry was the leading tackler on the 1977 and ’78 Wolf Pack football teams enroute to All-America honors his senior year when the team went undefeated (11-0) in the regular season during Nevada’s first year of 1AA classification. In 1983, Curry began a Canadian Football League career which would span seven seasons. In his first year and his last (1989), Curry helped his teams (Toronto and Saskatchewan, respectively) win the Grey Cup, symbolic of the championship of the CFL. He was league Player of the Year’ in 1984, Outstanding Defensive Lineman’ in 1985, and all conference in 1987. He led the team in Sacks during the 1989 season, his last before retirement. Curry went on to be a successful local businessman, and was on the radio broadcast crew for Wolf Pack football games.

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Mitchell Van Patten

University of Nevada sophomore Mitchell Van Patten’s outstanding shooting this season along with his freshman year and his performance at the Winter Airgun Championships this past weekend has earned him a spot on the USA Junior National Team.  Van Patten, from Nampa, Idaho is one of 14 shooters on the junior team.

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