Check Out Our Sports Photo Galleries Contact Us
Sports
Brain Games: Local student athletes balance testing, practic...
When the Washoe County School District implemented its new calendar for the 2013-14 school year, high school sport coaches new it would be different. They knew it would bring changes and force them to adapt practice plans.
full story
Campbell laying track for Railroaders
At 0-7, the Sparks boys basketball team isn’t exactly off to the start it had hoped. But not all is bleak in ‘The Brickhouse.’ For coach Dan Schreiber’s 2013-14 group, a good thing comes in a short package.
full story
Excel Christian hoops program revamping
When thinking of prep boys basketball powers in the area, Excel Christian likely isn’t the first program to come to mind, or the second. When simply naming the prep boys basketball teams in the Truckee Meadows, it would be easy to blank on the private school.
full story
Reed freshman finishes eighth in Cross Country Junior Olympics
Two years ago, he started distance running to stay in shape for baseball. Five days ago, he finished eighth in the country in the USA Track and Field Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships in San Antonio.
full story
Commentary: Manogue may be interested but Howren staying at ...
I usually don't delve too much into the rumor mill, but when enough people ask you about a rumor, it might be time to address it. You know, the old, "where there's smoke, there's fire" adage.
full story
Nevada Kart Sports offers service and support
RENO — Over the years there have been several local shops that catered to go-kart racers. Only one is left now, but it goes to the track rather than waiting for racers to come to it.
full story
Sparks boys hoops remains winless
The Sparks boys basketball team (0-7) is still looking for its first win of the season after two narrow defeats in its final two games of the Rail City Classic.
full story
Raiders' comeback falls short against Grizz
The Reed boys basketball team trimmed a 21-point second-half deficit to six with 4:52 remaining before falling 56-45 to Galena, at Wooster, Saturday afternoon.
full story
Pack stumbles at home to Div. II University of Nebraska-Omaha
The Wolf Pack’s slow start to the winter campaign got even slower Saturday night as Nevada fell 82-80, at home, to the NCAA Div. II University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks.
full story
SSHS boys hoops falls on final day of Chico tournament
The Spanish Springs boys basketball team wrapped up its three-day Chico, Calif. tournament on Saturday after getting saddled with a 65-59 loss to Oroville, Calif.
full story
Lowry rips Reed
The Reed boys basketball team looked like a team that was playing its fourth game in as many days Friday. The result wasn't pretty for Reed fans. The Raiders looked lethargic and a step slow all night while Lowry was active and sharp en route to handing the RHS squad a 65-46 defeat in a semifinal game of the annual Rail City Classic, hosted at Wooster High School.
full story
Shooting woes haunt Sparks in tournament loss
The Sparks boys basketball team struggled to put the ball in the basket after halftime and the result was a 53-43 losers' bracket loss to Marshall on Day 3 of the Railroaders' annual Rail City Classic, which they co-hosts with Wooster High School.
full story
Spanish Springs boys basketball blasts Downey, 64-21
The Downey Knights scored 11 first-quarter points. They scored just 10 more the rest of the way and that spelled bad news for the Modesto, Calif. school as it was hammered by Spanish Springs, 64-21 in boys prep basketball action Friday afternoon.
full story
Reed boys hoopers top Placer despite ugly final quarter
The Reed boys basketball team sprinted out to a 42-29 lead after three quarters against Placer (Auburn, Calif.) at Wooster, Thursday night and held on for a 52-43 win in the Rail City Classic. It was the Raiders’ (3-0) third win in less than 72 hours. The win wrapped up Pool D for the Raiders who advance into the championship bracket.
full story
Sparks boys basketball falls to Wooster
The Sparks boys basketball team trailed Wooster 34-32 going into the fourth quarter before Wooster’s Shandy Hunter hit three three-pointers in less than two minutes to pull away from the Railroaders for a 48-41 road win.
full story
Slow start dooms SSHS boys in opener of Chico tournament
A week ago Spanish Springs boys basketball coach Kyle Penney watched his team struggle in the opening game of a California tournament. Lackluster play after a road trip cost his team a chance at a win. So a week later, Penney had similar fears as he drove his team to Chico., Calif. for a three-day tourney at Pleasant Valley High School.
full story
Hug hands Sparks girls hoops another defeat
The Sparks girls basketball program has seen more than its fair share of hard times in recent years. But if the Railroaders' performance Tuesday night is any indication, there may be a light at the end of the tunnel for the SHS girls.
full story
Spanish Springs, Reed win HDL dual debuts
The Spanish Springs wrestling team has won six-straight High Desert League dual championships and it looks well on its way to winning another.
full story
Reed boys basketball thumps Wooster
Less than 21 hours after its big opening-night win over Douglas, the Reed boys basketball team rolled Wooster, 61-29, on the road Wednesday night in its first game in the Rail City Classic.
full story
Sparks boys basketball drops two in Rail City Classic
Wednesday was a tough day for the Sparks boys basketball team as it dropped to 0-4 on the season, falling to West Wendover and Damonte Ranch, on its home floor, in the first night of the Rail City Classic.
full story
Featured Businesses