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Reed left to evaluate future after losing right to host play...
A day after the Reed High football program learned it would no longer host Saturday's state semifinal, RHS coaches and administrators were left thinking about the ramifications of the change.
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NIAA opts to play state football semifinal at Bishop Manogue
Game was originally scheduled to be played at Reed. NIAA decision leaves athletic officials at east Sparks school frustrated.
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Neely wins race, Tichenor claims MRANN title
PURGATORY PEAK - The 15th annual Stan Searle Memorial race, also named The Flying Chukar 100, was postponed from mid-October to this weekend due to the government shutdown. So this weekend the Tankslappers Motorcycle Club staged the two-day event east of Winnemucca Dry Lake's north end.
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Pack hoopers fall at home to Morehead State
On your home court you typically expect the ball to bounce your way. That was not the case Sunday afternoon for the Nevada men's basketball team as it fell to 3-3 on the season with a 63-58 home loss to Morehead State (5-2).
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Commentary: Raiders just win, who cares how?
The Reed football team has become a victim of its own success. Multiple people told me they didn't plan on going to Friday's North Region football final because they feared Reed would roll to a blowout win. Another guy, who had to go, said 'I'll see you at the massacre on Friday.' He was alluding to a potential Reed romp.
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Three-peat : Reed bests Carson to capture third-straight Nor...
It is a word you rarely hear in high school sports. Maybe it is the absence of TV cameras. Maybe it is that players play for a love of the game instead of paychecks. Or maybe, it comes down to no one wanting to say it.
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Commentary: Sparks area produced potent prep powers this fall
It would be safe to say the Rail City's fall prep sport athletes had a pretty successful season. There were a few local teams that struggled, but for the most part, many teams were on the high end of the competitive spectrum and a few were even elite.
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Working Out : Prep wrestling practice underway
The wrestling teams at Spanish Springs, Reed and Sparks high schools are all getting in some early season workouts. The first day of official practice for winter prep sport programs across the state was last Saturday.
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Raiders, Senators go to battle in regional football final
The Reed and Carson football teams are becoming familiar foes. For the second time in three years, the two schools will meet in northern Nevada's large school football championship game. Friday night's DI final, pitting the Raiders and Senators will be the fourth meeting in the last three seasons between the growing rivals.
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Shouldering the load: de Leon does his own beast mode
He can squat 510 pounds. He can bench press 315. And when needed, he can throw the Reed offense on his back and carry that, too.
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Volleyball all-league squads announced
High Desert League volleyball coaches released their annual postseason awards lists this week and Sparks-area athletes did not go unnoticed. Six Spanish Springs and four Reed standouts were honored on the all-league lists.
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Girls soccer all-league teams announced
With the Spanish Springs and Reed girls soccer squads both advancing to the North Region tournament this fall, a healthy number of players earned all-league recognition.
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Numerous local boys soccer players land all-league recognition
With Spanish Springs and Sparks (co-champs) winning league titles, and Reed with another talented squad, all three schools were well represented after the High Desert League and Div. I-A North all-league boys soccer meetings.
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Local winter prep sports programs tip off practice
With nearly all fall prep sports in the Silver State complete, (football being the only exception), most winter sports at schools across Nevada and in Sparks specifically tipped off Saturday while a few started Monday.
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Arenocross returns, rocks LEC
RENO - After a 13-year absence, Arenocross returned due to the efforts of the original promoter, Robert Hansen. The result was a large group of pro riders and supporting groups competing Friday and Saturday evenings.
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Pack snaps skid against San Jose
The second half has given Nevada a season-long migraine. The Wolf Pack popped Advil Saturday night scoring 17 unanswered second-half points to down San Jose State 38-16 at Mackay Stadium Saturday night.
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Reed outlasts Galena in regional semifinal, 53-44
There are fun and exciting high school football games ... and then there is what Reed and Galena hooked up in Friday night. The lead changed hands seven times and five of those occasions came in the second half. Countless big plays made for plenty of fun and the lead changes made it more than exciting.
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Cougs bounced in state semifinals by Eldorado
For 78 minutes Saturday, Spanish Springs was the better team but could not find the net. For two minutes, Eldorado was the better team and found the net twice.
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Tribune's Twitter prep fan announced
In a continued Sparks Tribune feature, Reed student Carly Spring is our Trib Twitter Fan of the Game. Spring tweeted throughout the Reed-Galena playoff football game Friday night, supporting her school while promoting Sparks Tribune sports in the process.
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