Cougars take down rival Raiders, clinch HDL's No. 2 seed
There was plenty on the line in Friday night's Rail City rivalry matchup between the Reed and Spanish Springs boys basketball teams. The two teams played like it but in the end it was Spanish Springs overcoming a three-game losing skid and executing in crunchtime to pull out a 57-48 High Desert League home win in the regular season finale for both teams.
Sparks boys top South Tahoe, grab No. 3 seed; girls fall
With a Mount Rose League title already locked up, the Sparks boys basketball team hit the road Friday night to take on MRL counterpart South Tahoe in a contest to decide which team would take the third seed for the Division I-A North playoffs and which would slide into fourth. Fortunately for the Maroon and Gold, it added a No. 3 to its postseason resumé .
Rail City wrestlers set for state tourney
If Reed senior Spencer Empey wants to finish out his high school career with a third straight state championship, he will need to win three more matches this weekend and end the season with a 41-0 record.
Local athletes announce college plans
On Wednesday, high school student athletes from across the nation signed their national letters of intent, declaring where they would be taking their next step in life. For five prep athletes in the Rail City, it was a special day.
SSHS girls dump McQueen
The Spanish Springs Cougars put three players in double figures and rolled to an easy 56-31 romp over McQueen in girls prep basketball action Tuesday night.
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Spanish Springs boys basketball coach Kyle Penney was seen putting a rope into his coaching bag just after the final buzzer sounded Tuesday. It's unclear what the rope was intended for, but if Penney was having thoughts about tying a noose and using it on someone, it would be hard to blame him.
Sparks boys cruise, girls fend off North Tahoe
With one week remaining on the regular season schedule, Sparks boys basketball coach Dan Schreiber said he wanted his team to put together a complete game just in time for the playoffs. On Tuesday night against North Tahoe in a Mount Rose League tilt, the Railroaders began to put the pieces into place.
Raiders sweep Panthers at home
A far cry from a defense-lacking performance at North Valleys, and two offense-free outings this past weekend, the Reed boys basketball team put it all together in its final regular season home game, handling the Panthers, 69-61.
Wolf Pack dropped by New Mexico
The University of Nevada men's basketball team faced yet another tough road test in the Mountain West at New Mexico on Saturday afternoon, and again the Wolf Pack was handed a loss.
Spanish Springs spanked at Hug
An abysmal third period may have cost the Spanish Springs Cougars a chance at a season sweep of league-leading Hug. The SSHS hoopsters managed just four points in the lackluster quarter and were held scoreless through the final 5:11 of the frame.
Cougars blow by Hawks
The Spanish Springs Cougars raced out to a 15-2 lead four minutes into their High Desert League battle at Hug and were never threatened en route to a 71-54 road win in girls prep basketball action Friday night.