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Gorman wears down Raiders in state semifinal
For almost three quarters, the Reed High football team had the Nevada prep world holding its breath as it battled Bishop Gorman in the Division I State Semi-Final. Unfortunately for the Blue and Gold, the final 14 minutes of the game at Reed on Saturday afternoon allowed everyone in attendance to move from the edge of their seat and exhale.
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Hug downs Sparks boys in season opener
The Sparks boys basketball team won’t face a force like Sam Williams in the Division I-A, but Saturday’s season opener against Hug was a valuable test.
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Cougar boys gear up for opener, rest of '12-'13 slate
The Douglas Tigers might be the best boys basketball team in northern Nevada. Many local prep hoop coaches certainly peg them as the preseason favorite to win a regional crown.
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Sparks opens up boys basketball season today
The Sparks boys basketball season ended earlier than the Railroaders hoped and expected a year ago.
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Lady Railroaders eager to get back on basketball court
Last year, the Sparks High School girls basketball team was doomed by minor errors throughout the season. With a new season set to begin Saturday, the Maroon and Gold are optimistic about bouncing back.
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Daunting Task : Reed prepares for state semifinal against na...
When the Reed High football team finalized its 2012 fall schedule, it only showed three home games on a 10-week slate. The Raider road warriors were unfazed. They won all three of those home games this fall, posted a 7-3 regular season record and won another High Desert League title.
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Reed revved up for another run at regional, state titles
Reed High junior Gabby Williams has been one of the most electric players on Nevada’s prep basketball courts in recent history.
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Sparks schools rake in all-league awards
This recently completed boys prep soccer season saw teams in the Rail City have plenty of success on the pitch, which paid off after the final whistle had blown. A combined 29 student-athletes from Reed, Spanish Springs and Sparks were recognized with postseason awards.
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Reed coaches appreciate Raiders efforts in North title game
In the Division I North's championship football battle last Friday night, Damonte Ranch running back Drew Smith took the opening kickoff against Reed and zig-zagged 60 yards to the Raiders’ 21-yard line. For a moment, it looked as though Smith would give the Reed defense headaches all night. Unfortunately for the Mustangs, the kickoff return turned out to just be a short-lived brain freeze on the part of the Raiders.
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Exit 28 hosts practice after race canceled
The final round of RMA's fall series was supposed to be staged Sunday at the Stead Motocross course. However, that race was canceled so those riders wanting some seat time headed for a practice session at Exit 28's motocross track.
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Burton plays hero again for Pack
Day 2 of the World Vision Classic at Lawlor Events Center looked a lot like the first day.
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Nevada edges New Mexico, snaps 3-game losing streak
All season long, the Nevada defense has been the weak link for the Wolf Pack. However, in the midst of a three game losing streak, it was the Silver and Blue defenders that led the way to Nevada's first victory in over a month at New Mexico on Saturday afternoon.
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Reed routs Damonte for second straight North football crown
Damonte Ranch coach Shawn Dupris said his team pulled off two upsets in the postseason due to cutting down mistakes and penalties. However, the Mustangs hadn’t played a team of Reed‘s quality.
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Nevada gets by Cal-State Fullerton
RENO -- Deonte Burton has played the role of hero a few times for the Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team. He did it again Friday night.
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Raider defense rounds up Mustangs
All season long Damonte Ranch running back Drew Smith has terrorized Division I North squads, gashing opposing defenses for big plays and helping lead the Mustangs to the regional championship game against Reed. Smith has meant so much to Damonte this season that the local prep world often referred to the DRHS group as the ‘Drewstangs.’ Unfortunately for Smith and the ‘Drewstangs,’ they ran into the Raiders on Friday night.
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Bryant drives Raider defense
When the Reed Raider defense breaks its huddle, senior linebacker Drew Bryant steps behind his defensive line and scans the opposing offense, drafting a blueprint in his mind of the play that is about to take place. As the Reed defensive general bears down on the line of scrimmage and peers into the backfield, the opposing quarterback has no choice but to meet the eyes behind the battle-ridden helmet of Raiders’ standout.
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Awards Parade : HDL soccer honors announced
High Desert League girls soccer coaches released their postseason awards list this week and Rail City student athletes were well represented. Seven players from league champion Spanish Springs earned all-league honors while eight from third-place Reed garnered eight all-league selections.
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Former student-athletes trade in helmets for whistles
Many athletic careers end when players don their high school graduation cap and gown, leaving an emptiness where the sport they loved to play used to be. For four recent graduates from Reed and Spanish Springs high schools, the filler for that empty space left on the football field was found in the exact same sport that they had recently cherished so much.
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All-league volleyball honors released
With the release of all-league honors this week, it was easy to see that Spanish Springs and Reed volleyball were the class of the High Desert League. The awards lists were full of Cougars and Raiders.
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Reed, Damonte set to clash for North title
The Reed High football team is busy this week prepping for the Division I North regional championship game. It is Reed’s third invitation to the North final over the past four years. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:10 p.m. at the University of Nevada’s Mackay Stadium.
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