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Desert racer switches to modern promotion
For years, desert racing hasn't been in the limelight as far as motor sports are concerned. But that's changing as Northern Nevada resident Roger Norman is on a mission to once again bring desert racing out of the shadows.
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Empey, Beaulac win state championships
Spencer Empey took care of business Friday in his only match at state. He took care of business even faster Saturday morning when he pinned Devin Dishari of Spring Valley to get within one win of a third straight state championship.
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Sparks boys knock off Incline, girls struggle
Less than 24 hours after expending a lot of energy and draining emotions in a key league win at South Tahoe, the Sparks boys basketball team had to bounce back to host Incline in the regular season finale for both schools.
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Wolf Pack ends three game skid against Air Force
Through the first half of its orientation into the Mountain West Conference, the Nevada men’s basketball team did not receive a hospitable welcome into its new league as it went 2-6. Fortunately for Nevada, the Wolf Pack started the second leg of its MWC slate on the right foot.
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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.
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Lady Cougars knock off Raiders for first time
Being 1-25 doesn’t sound much better than 0-26, but for the Spanish Springs girls basketball team, it means a load of difference.
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State wrestling tournament kicks off
A week after advancing beyond the region championships, local prep wrestlers finally kicked off the state tournament on Friday.
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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 .
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Basketball squads battle for playoff positioning
The final weekend of the prep basketball season is finally here and with the playoffs set to tip off next Tuesday, there is plenty of left to be settled.
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Longtime Cougars coach will step down after season
Other than the 2005-06 season, Spanish Springs has only known one girls basketball coach since it opened its doors in 2001. That will change next school year.
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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.
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Nevada's second half woes continue against Colorado State
Coming off a pair of Mountain West road losses, the Nevada men’s basketball team returned to the friendly confines of Lawlor Events Center Wednesday night in hopes getting a win. Unfortunately for the Wolf Pack, the results were the same against Colorado State.
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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.
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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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Collapse : Cougars fall apart in fourth quarter, fall to Lan...
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.
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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.
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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.
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Shop owner's Passion helps young riders
Testa Motorsports is a small shop catering to both motorcycles and quads. Owners, Robert Taylor and his wife not only run the business but also help young riders compete in motocross.
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Spanish Springs wrestling shines at regionals
Last season, the Spanish Springs wrestling team fell just short of a fourth consecutive regional title. On Saturday, the Cougars retook their place atop the local prep wrestling world.
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Punchless Reed falls to Galena; Sparks splits at Truckee
Less than 24 hours after suffering a heart-breaking loss in the final seconds at McQueen, the Reed boys basketball team was back on its home floor Saturday afternoon suffering another defeat.
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