Dr. Jerry Dales (1973-94/ Team Physician)


Dr. Jerry Dales was the Nevada athletic team physician for over 20 years. A local orthopedic surgeon, Dales was on the sidelines for virtually every football and basketball game played at Nevada for those two decades. Dales served in the Air Force in the mid-1950’s and was based at Stead Air Force Base. After his Air Force hitch, he went to medical school in Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, returning to Reno in 1966 to set up his practice. He was a prominent member of the Wolf Club and was involved with the YMCA, the City of Reno Parks and Recreation Board, and for years preformed high school physicals city-wide. In 1980, Dales was bestowed honorary alumnus status at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Senior Alison Powers made an epic comeback to the pole vault pit after sitting out with injury last season, shattering her own indoor track record at the National Pole Vault Summit. Powers jumped for a mark of 13 feet and 3.5 inches (4.05m), edging out her previous mark by a full six inches. Powers also won her pit at the premiere event.

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