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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Junior Krysta Palmer won both diving events in Nevada's dual victory over San Jose State on Jan. 24. She won the 1-meter dive with a score of 340.35, the second-best mark of her career and more than 60 points better than second place. She then broke the school record in the 3-meter dive with a mark of 415.58.


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