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.
Reed girls upend McQueen
The Reed girls basketball team needed to win one of its final three league games to sew up the High Desert League’s No. 1 seed for the regional playoffs.
Nevada nips Utah State
Something magical is happening this season with the Nevada men’s basketball team. Maybe the team is rubbing its hands in a magician’s hat before it runs out on the court. Maybe the players are tapping the basketball with a wand just before tip-off.
Cougars maul Huskies, Reed downs McQueen
One of the goals for the Spanish Springs wrestling team heading into this season was to win the High Desert League championship. The Cougars accomplished just that, capturing their fifth consecutive league crown with a 78-6 victory over Reno Thursday night, which also marked their 30th straight High Desert League dual win.
Reed runs by Damonte Ranch
The first 16 minutes of Reed and Damonte Ranch’s Northern 4A league crossover boys basketball clash didn’t decide anything other than those two teams were tightly matched.
Reed girls pull away from Damonte Ranch
The Damonte Ranch girls basketball team, winless in league games this winter, had ambitions of handing Reed its first league loss of the season and first loss to a Northern Nevada opponent in the past two seasons.
Cougar boys knock off visiting Senators
A nearly eight-minute scoreless stretch that bridged the first and second periods proved costly for the Carson Senators. In that span, Spanish Springs reeled off 18 straight points and used it as a catalyst to a 50-34 Northern 4A crossover league win at home in boys prep basketball action Tuesday.
Sparks boys win at Incline, girls fall short
Last week the Sparks boys basketball team lost a nailbiter to Incline when the Highlanders came to the Rail City and walked away with a 51-50 victory that was sealed by a pair of free throws with 6.8 seconds left on the clock.