Liberty expected to test Reed
This is not your ordinary Sunrise Region girls basketball champion. For the past decade, the Sunrise Region champ was considered an also-ran next to the likes of Las Vegas-area and state powerhouses Centennial and Bishop Gorman, both Sunset Region schools.
Reno girls down Reed, win North
The Reed girls basketball team’s dreams of a Northern 4A title were dashed once again by the Reno Huskies. For the third straight year, Reno downed Reed in the championship game of the Northern 4A Tournament. On Saturday, Reno pulled away in the second half en route to capturing a 55-33 triumph at Spanish Springs High School.
Sparks wins 3A North crown
WINNEMUCCA — The Sparks boys basketball team already knew it was bound for the upcoming state tournament, but the Railroaders did not know if they would be going as the 3A North's No. 1 seed or a No. 2 seed.
Local wrestlers fall at state
The Northern 4A champion Spanish Springs wrestling team had a tough go of it over the weekend at the state championship meet. None of the six SSHS wrestlers who qualified for state reached the finals and the Cougars managed just 9.5 team points, good for 21st overall.
Raiders deny Grizzlies
With the score tied at the end of the first and second quarters, something had to give in the second half in Friday's 4A Northern Region semifinal between Reed and Galena to decide which team would earn the North’s second automatic bid to state.
Reno girls outlast Manogue
Not many outside the Green and Gold faithful of Bishop Manogue gave the Miners a fighting chance in Friday night’s Northern 4A girls basketball playoff. However, Bishop Manogue gave two-time defending Northern 4A champion Reno all it could handle before succumbing late, 46-39, in a regional tournament semifinal at Spanish Springs High School.
McQueen surprises Reno
RENO — The McQueen boys basketball team will be making its first trip to the state basketball tournament in eight years. The Lancers assured themselves of a state tourney berth with a 54-37 upset win over Reno Thursday night in a 4A Northern Region tournament semifinal at Spanish Springs High School.
Miners roll over Senators in regional semifinal
The Bishop Manogue Miners steamrolled their way to a state tournament berth with a 65-40 victory over Carson during a Northern 4A Tournament semifinal at Spanish Springs High School in boys prep basketball action Thursday night.
Railroaders look for regional crown, state berth
The Sparks boys basketball team earned the No. 1 seed to last year’s Northern 3A tournament and then proceeded to get bumped from the playoffs after just one game. It might not have seemed like it at the time but it was the best thing to happen to the Railroaders — for this year.
Nevada takes down Fresno State
RENO — A second-half rally helped the Nevada Wolf Pack capture a 74-70 home victory over Fresno State in Western Athletic Conference men's basketball action Wednesday night.
Raiders prep for Senators
Even though the Sierra League is considered by most the weaker of the two Northern 4A girls basketball leagues, playoffs always seem to bring out the best in teams.