Reed takes two from North Valleys
The Reed boys basketball team went into Friday night’s game against last-place High Desert League foe North Valleys with the No. 2 seed and a first-round home playoff game. Fortunately for the Raiders, they escaped with a 76-71 victory to secure one last game in the familiar confines of their own gym.
Late threes spark Nevada in Hawaii
The Nevada Wolf Pack had no trouble rebounding Thursday night in Hawaii. After seeing its 16-game winning streak come to an end last Saturday night at home in an upset loss to Idaho, Nevada rebounded in a big way five days later.
Reno girls run away from Spanish Springs
RENO — The Spanish Springs Cougars’ hopes of hosting their first playoff game in school history came crashing down in a 65-46 High Desert League road loss to perennial Northern 4A power Reno in girls prep basketball action Tuesday night.
Hug boys get past Reed
One of the top two High Desert League boys basketball teams was guaranteed to be heading in the wrong direction after Tuesday night.
Sparks boys basketball prevails, girls fall short
Fresh off clinching the Mount Rose League's No. 1 seed for the Northern 3A playoffs, the Sparks boys basketball team kept its momentum going as it nears regional play. The Railroaders latest win is a 64-39 drubbing of visiting North Tahoe Tuesday night.
Schilt wins clone wars, championship
There’s an old saying in racing about how before a driver can win a championship they first must lose one. And business owner David Schilt has seen both sides of this equation as he’s both lost and won a championship.
Wolverines walk over Railroaders
When you open the scorebook for the Sparks girls’ basketball season, it won’t come as a surprise that the Railroaders have had their fair share of struggles this year.
McQueen exacts revenge, upsets Reed boys 57-45
The Reed boys basketball team has had a tendency of late of winning in dramatic come-from-behind fashion. The Raiders dug themselves an early deficit again on Friday night, but the pit they found themselves in this time proved too large as they dropped the game to High Desert League foe McQueen 57-45.
Spanish Springs Sweeps
The December portion of the schedule was not kind to the Spanish Springs boys basketball team. The SSHS crew opened league play 1-4 in the final month of 2011, a stretch that included a disappointing road loss to a struggling North Valleys team.