Spring sports officially get underway
With the lights in local basketball gyms turned off and wrestling mats rolled up, Rail City prep athletes are now taking to baseball and softball diamonds, as well as lacing up their track shoes. Saturday marked the first official day of practice for the spring sports and everyone was excited to get back on the field, even if the weather did not quite resemble the spring months.
Wolf Pack cannot keep pace at San Diego State
Coming off a demoralizing overtime loss at home against Fresno State, the Nevada men’s basketball was looking for a bounce back effort at San Diego State Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately for the Wolf Pack, the Aztecs dashed those hopes with a 88-75 victory.
Spanish Springs boys basketball starts youth developmental l...
This season the Spanish Springs boys basketball team achieved a number of milestones in program history. After working its way to the second seed in the High Desert League, the Cougars earned the right to host their first ever playoff game. Now SSHS is accomplishing another first for the program.
Gorman ends Hug's season
After getting blown out and outclassed on the hardwood by Bishop Gorman in last year's state title tilt, the Hug Hawks were looking to earn some respect in a Division I state tournament semifinal rematch Thursday night at the Orleans Arena.
Sparks could use arena like the Orleans
In 2005 the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association, the state's governing body for high school sports, started to alternate the state basketball tournament yearly between northern and southern Nevada venues. That came after nearly 20 straight years of state tournaments at Lawlor Events Center on the UNR campus.
Cougars coaches pleased with progress
Coming off a heartbreaking loss to Carson in the first round of the 2011-2012 playoffs, the Spanish Springs girls basketball team was eager to get back on to the court this past November. The enthusiasm and determination showed early on for the Lady Cougars.
Desert Fox scores victory at Nightingale
Great weather, not too warm or cool but with a wind greeted the big bike racers of the MRANN series as they began their season. Once again the Trail Blazers kicked off the season with the 15th Annual Sahwave Hare and Hound event.
Reno girls win D-I North championship
CARSON CITY -- The Reno Huskies girls basketball team is beginning to look like it has two gears, cruise control and light speed. For the second straight night in the Division I North region Tournament, Reno turned a close contest through two and a half quarters into a lopsided win.