Cougars shoot for 3-peat
The Spanish Springs wrestling squad is nearing a feat that no other Cougars team sport has yet to achieve – three consecutive High Desert League titles.
Local prep programs take different approaches to Finals Week
For athletes attending high schools in the Washoe County school district, this week means finals for students in all of their classes. It also means that student-athletes cannot compete in games or matches during the week so they can focus on their school work instead of sports.
Racing business rides the Internet
All sports stand on top of a support group made up of equipment suppliers and vendors. And racing is no exception, like the rest it's a pyramid where only the very top levels receive national attention and television coverage.
Nevada bounces back, beats Idaho
The Nevada Wolf Pack showed no lingering effects from a late collapse against Utah State three days after their heart-breaking home loss to the Aggies. In fact, Nevada rebounded in fine fashion, downing Idaho 68-76 in a Western Athletic Conference contest Saturday night in front of 6,030 at Lawlor Events Center.
Spartan girls too much for Railroaders
The Spring Creek girls basketball team had already gone outside its classification this season and beaten a few 4A schools, so a winless Sparks squad knew it was in trouble Saturday afternoon.
Sparks rips Spring Creek
After a quick turnaround from its last game, the Sparks Railroaders gutted it out for another win, staying undefeated in league with a 68-55 victory over Spring Creek Saturday afternoon in prep boys basketball.
Peacon leads Reed over Hug
When Reed and Hug met for their High Desert League girls basketball clash Friday night, neither team had more than one player reach double figures.
Sparks boys post key league win over Lowry
Apparently, all the Sparks Railroaders needed down the stretch Friday night to dig out a win against Lowry was for Angel Guillen to kick it up a gear. He did just that and the SHS crew snared a 55-49 win in boys prep basketball action.
SSHS boys win at Elko
The Spanish Springs boys basketball team took a 21-18 lead into halftime and never relinquished it after the intermission as the Purple and Teal secured a 46-39 victory in eastern Nevada Friday night.
Proposal could reshape landscape of Nevada's prep sports
Nevada's governing body for high school athletics has been stuck with the unenviable task of implementing new measures to save school districts' expenses amid the state's current funding crisis. On Tuesday, the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association (NIAA) released a new realignment proposal aimed at doing just that.
Cougars down Raiders, nab first HDL win
Scoring struggles continued for the Reed boys basketball team in its Rail City rivalry tilt against Spanish Springs. For the second straight outing, Reed was held below the 40-point threshold. The result Tuesday was a 45-36 loss to Spanish Springs in the High Desert League affair of local schools.
SSHS wrestlers beat Reed
The Spanish Springs Cougars won 10 of 14 matches against cross-town rival Reed and rolled to a 60-21 triumph over in prep wrestling action Tuesday night.