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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Jordan Pearce

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Sophomore Jordan Pearce led the Nevada baseball team to a 3-1 week with an extra-innings nonconference win over Grand Canyon and a rivalry series victory over UNLV. On the week, Pearce batted .429 with six hits, nine RBI, four runs, one double, two triples and one home run. Pearce’s efforts helped Nevada clinch Governor’s Series points in baseball for the second straight season.

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