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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Emily Capaul

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Freshman Emily Capaul was selected for the NCAA Rifle Championships next week at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Capaul is one of two at-large individuals selected to compete in air rifle and will compete March 14. The Sutter, Calif. native posted a season-best score of 594 at the NCAA qualifier at UTEP. She also had scores of 593 versus Air Force and 589 versus Jacksonville State during the season.

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