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Girls basketball roundup: Spanish Springs, Reed go 4-0
They weren’t exactly home games but the Reed and Spanish Springs girls basketball teams played like it Friday, going 4-0 in McQueen’s Silver State Slam.
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Boys basketball roundup: Raiders split in Vegas, Cougs fall ...
The Spanish Springs and Reed boys hoops teams did not have as much luck on the road Friday as the girls, going a combined 1-2 in their respective tournaments.
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Reed, Spanish Springs girls win on first day of McQueen tourney
The longer the Reed and McClymonds girls basketball teams played, the more lopsided the score got. Reed turned a close game midway through the second quarter into a blowout and rolled to an 80-50 romp over its foe from Oakland during first-day action at McQueen High's Silver State Slam Thursday.
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SSHS boys see upset bid come up short, Reed wins in Vegas
The Spanish Springs boys basketball team's upset bid of one of the top teams in the state of Oregon fell about 90 seconds short Thursday at the Torrey Pines Classic in San Diego.
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Local boys hoops coaches getting grip on their teams
If you thought the holidays came especially fast this year, try downing this horse pill: the prep basketball season is already four weeks old.
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Lethal Weapon SSHS senior Kenny Meyer among top players in r...
He plays arguably the most important position on the floor and has undoubtedly turned into Spanish Springs’ most dangerous weapon.
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Spanish Springs, Reed hoop programs set for holiday tournaments
The Washoe County School District's winter break is upon us, and for most high school basketball programs, that means it's tournament time. Both the boys and girls programs at Reed and Spanish Springs are entered in holiday tourneys while the teams at Sparks High will use the down time to prep for their fast-approaching league schedule.
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Hare resigns at Spanish Springs, will take job in Arizona
Spanish Springs High School will have a new football coach for the fall 2014 season. That news comes on the heels of the SSHS athletic department releasing an email statement Monday that Scott Hare had resigned from the position after eight years at the local school.
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Local Dodge national champion looks haead
RENO — This past summer, Chad Heishman made a big step toward the top in his chosen sport, motocross. The 16-year-old McQueen High School student won two titles at the annual Dodge Amateur Nationals.
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North Valleys too much for Sparks girls
The Sparks girls basketball team earned its first victory of the young season Friday night. Unfortunately for Sparks fans, their Railroaders could not replicate their winning ways less than 24 hours later.
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Sumpter's big night propels Reed to romp over Hug
The Reed girls basketball team, specifically senior shooting guard Tyler Sumpter, had a night to remember Friday. Reed cruised to an 85-45 home romp over Hug in a lopsided High Desert League affair.
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Last-second call does in Sparks boys
The Sparks boys basketball team may not have been robbed of a win Friday night at Dayton, but it was stuck with an disheartening 50-47 loss on the road.
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Reed boys shoot down Hug
The Reed boys basketball team kept its league record unblemished. The Raiders picked up their third league win in as many chances after downing Hug 57-41 Friday night.
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Sparks girls pick up first win of season
Frank Avilla is trying to teach his Sparks girls basketball team how to play the game. After taking over as the interim coach midway through last season, and taking over full time at the start of the year, the fruits of his labor started to bud Friday night at Dayton.
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Cougar boys bounce Panthers, 63-53
RENO -- The Spanish Springs Cougars used a six-plus minute stretch that bridged the second and third periods to put together a tell tale run and get some much-needed separation. The key span propelled Spanish Springs to a 63-53 High Desert League road win at North Valleys in boys prep basketball action Thursday night.
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North Valleys girls basketball holds off Spanish Springs
RENO -- A second-half Spanish Springs comeback attempt fell short Thursday night in a girls prep basketball battle at North Valleys. The end result was North Valleys survived for a 48-45 home win in the High Desert League affair.
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Raiders best defending state champs in Williams' return
Gabby Williams played her first game since tearing her ACL last season and led the Raiders girls basketball team to a crucial, 50-47, win at Reno High Thursday night.
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Raiders boys sneak past Huskies in overtime
The Reed boys basketball team overcame a hot Huskies’ start, and 11-of-20 shooting from the charity stripe, Thursday night at Reno to hang on to a, 50-48, league overtime win.
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Sparks boys snag first win, girls fall
The Sparks boys basketball team was probably ecstatic to get to DI-A North League play. Conference clashes finally rolled around for the Railroaders Thursday night and they took advantage, capturing a 52-49 home win over Truckee.
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Brain Games: Local student athletes balance testing, practic...
When the Washoe County School District implemented its new calendar for the 2013-14 school year, high school sport coaches new it would be different. They knew it would bring changes and force them to adapt practice plans.
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