Nevada senior Malachi Hornbuckle is the Nevada Journal Athlete of the Week. Hornbuckle won the varsity boys’ race at the Newton Invitational for the Nevada boys’ cross country team with a 5-kilometer time of 17 minutes, one second. Hornbuckle, the 10th-ranked runner in Class 3A, beat two other top-15 3A runners — Pella’s Thomas Gauley and Dallas Center-Grimes’ Jacob Waymire — for the gold at Newton.