Nevada Wolf Pack

Nevada Wolf Pack
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University University of Nevada, Reno
Conference(s) Mountain West Conference
NCAA Division I
Athletics director Cary Groth
Location RenoNV
Varsity teams 16
Football stadium Mackay Stadium
Basketball arena Lawlor Events Center
Baseball stadium William Peccole Park
Mascot Alphie and Wolfie Jr.
Nickname Wolf Pack
Fight song Hail to our Sturdy Team
Colors Navy Blue and Silver
Homepage Nevada Wolf Pack

The Nevada Wolf Pack are the collegiate athletic teams that represent the University of Nevada, Reno, consisting of 16 varsity teams. Though often known as UNR within the state, the university is simply called Nevada for athletics purposes; its sports teams are nicknamed the Wolf Pack (always two words). They participate in the NCAA’s Division I (FBSfor football) and in the Western Athletic Conference, although they have accepted an invitation to join the Mountain West Conference, along with fellow WAC member Fresno State, beginning in 2012.

Nevada’s athletic teams were originally known as the Sagebrushers, named after Nevada’s state flower. In the 1921-1922 school year, a local writer described the school’s athletic teams as a “pack of wolves.” That name stuck and by 1923, the student body designated “Wolves” as the school’s mascot.



Poems from Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs



(Ecclesiastes 3:2,

Job 33:4, John 20:22)

A Time for Birth

A time for birth,

A time for death,

A time to feel

The Spirit’s breath.


(Ecclesiastes 3:5)

A Time to Lose

A time to lose,

A time to gain,

A time to hug,

Time to refrain.


(Ecclesiastes 5:16)

What Does He Gain?

As a man comes,

So he departs;

What does he gain

From work he starts?


(Ecclesiastes 6:5)

A Wise Rebuke

Better to heed

A wise rebuke

Than listen to

The song of kooks.




(Ecclesiastes 7:2)

The House of Mourning

Better to go

To mourn the least

Than venture to

The house of feasts.


(Ecclesiastes 7:18, 29)

He Who Fears God

He who fears God

Avoids extremes;

Man knows the right

But cooks up schemes.


(Ecclesiastes 11:13)

Respect the Lord

Respect the Lord;

Keep his commands;

This is the whole

Concern of man.


(Song of Songs 2:15)

The Little Fox

The little fox

Will spoil the vine;

Keep him out, or

You won’t have wine.


Poems from Proverbs

(Proverbs 3:5)

Trust in the Lord

Trust in the Lord

With all your heart:

Do not rely

On being smart.


(Proverbs 3:7,

Isaiah 5:21, Phil. 3:14)

In Your Own Eyes

Do not be wise

In your own eyes;

Despise all lies,

Run for the prize.


(Proverbs 3:9-10)

Honor the Lord

Honor the Lord

With wealth you’ve gained:

You’ll have more than

Your barns contain.


(Proverbs 3:26, Ps. 119:105,

2 Sam. 22:31)

Your Confidence

The Lord will be

Your confidence,

Your lamp, your light,

And Your defense.


(Proverbs 3:27,

James 2:14-17)


When you can help,

Do not withhold:

Put blankets on

The women cold.


(Proverbs 4:24)

Deceitful Means

Deceitful means

To reach your goal?

That’s no good—let

God take control.


(Proverbs 6:28)

Hot Coals

Can a man walk

Along hot coals

And never scorch

His toes and soles?


(Proverbs 9:9, Isaiah 26:3)

Teach a Just Man

Teach a just man

And he’ll increase

In learning of

God’s perfect peace.


(Proverbs 10:8)

Wise in Heart

The wise in heart

Receive commands

But babbling fools

Will fall on land.


(Proverbs 16:3,

2 Cor. 10:5)


 (Proverbs 19:12)

Like Lions’ Roars

Like lions’ roars

Is the king’s ire;

His favor, though,

Is warming fire.


(Proverbs 19:21)

Many Plans

A person’s heart

Has many plans

But God’s intent

Will take command.


Unequal weights and unequal measures

    are both alike an abomination to the Lord.

~Proverbs 20:10

Unequal Weights

The Lord detests

Unequal weights,

So make it fair

When you ship freight.



(Proverbs 20:13)

If You Love Sleep

You will grow poor

If you love sleep,

So stay awake

And you will reap.


(Proverbs 21:2)

My Way is Right

“My way is right,”

A man may claim,

But God weighs hearts

And tests their aims.



(Proverbs 22:3, 27:12)


The prudent man

Sees danger dance

And steps aside,

While fools advance.


(Proverbs 22:28, Rev. 5:13)

Boundary Stones

Do not remove

Boundary stones;

Praise Him who sits

Upon the throne.


(Proverbs 23:20, Luke 15:11-16)

Choose Good Company

Don’t join with those

Who’ve drunk much wine;

They’ll wear old rags

And feed the swine.


The father of a righteous child has great joy;

a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.

~Proverbs 23:24 NIV

Father of a Righteous Child

The father of

A righteous child

Has joy that he

Does not run wild.


(Proverbs 24:1, 2)

Do Not Spend Time

Do not spend time

With bloody men,

Hands full of bribes,

Minds bound and bent.


(Proverbs 24:29)


Don’t pay men back

For what they’ve done—

Give God some room . . .

Put down your gun.


(Proverbs 25:2)


Discover what

God has concealed

And you will see

The Truth revealed.


(Proverbs 25:15)

A Gentle Tongue

A gentle tongue

Can break a bone;

With patience teach

The kings on thrones.


(Proverbs 25:17)

Do Not Go Much

In Your Neighbors’ Homes

Do not go much

To neighbors’ homes

Or they will hate

You more and more.


(Proverbs 26:14)

The Sluggard

The bedroom door:

The hinges squeak;

The sluggard stays

In bed all week.


(Proverbs 26:14)

While You’re Asleep

What you may plant,

That you will reap,

But you can’t plant

While you’re asleep.


(Proverbs 29:6)


An evil man

Takes bribes to win,

But he’ll be snared

By his own sin.


(Proverbs 29:25)

A Snare

The fear of man

Will prove a snare;

Let God control

Your way, your cares.


(Proverbs 31:10-31)

God-fearing Women

Charm: Deceptive,

Beauty: Will fade;

Praise women who

Fear God and pray.