Check Out Our Sports Photo Galleries Contact Us
Sports
Norman Dianda, Builder of the Wild West Motorsport
RENO - Two years ago a new racing venue, the Wild West Motorsports Park, was built east of Sparks. Its father, Norman Dianda, is the former head of Q&D Construction.
full story
Sharp Shooter : Raiders senior guard shoots her way in to st...
Nearly every teenager is sawing logs at 4:45 a.m. A couple here and there might still be awake watching Netflix, but almost none are already up.
full story
Sparks boys, girls fall short in Fernley
The hard times continue for the Sparks boys basketball team. The Railroaders dropped their fifth game of the year by seven or fewer points Saturday afternoon.
full story
Nevada captures dramatic home win over Wyoming
Nevada has had trouble coming up with a big play late in the game this season. After Saturday’s, 61-58, win at Lawlor Events Center over Wyoming, maybe that is changing when it matters most.
full story
Lowry outlasts Elko to win annual Sparks Wrestling Invitational
A long two days of wrestling wrapped up Saturday afternoon when coaches, athletes and volunteers rolled up the mats and cleaned up the Sparks High gym. DI-A North rivals Lowry and Elko battled to the final match of the tournament before Lowry learned it would hoist the championship trophy of the annual James McCollum Sparks Wrestling Invitational.
full story
Sparks boys, girls blasted in Winnemucca
The Lowry boys basketball team proved to be an unkind host to its guests from Sparks Friday night. The Winnemucca school rolled to a 64-26 triumph in a DI-A North contest in central Nevada.
full story
Spanish Springs gearing up to show off new gym floor logo, s...
About four years ago, a movement began gathering steam at Spanish Springs High School to do away with teal as a school color. The movement quickly gained support and soon teal was down the road.
full story
Where are they now?
Local prep girls hoop coaches evaluate their teams a month into new winter campaign
full story
Local duo prepares for Supercross
RENO - While many might think of Disneyland or a baseball team (Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim) when they hear the name Anaheim, many motocross racers don't. For them it means the start of the Supercross season.
full story
Pack lets one slip, falls in overtime
Long Beach State’s Mike Caffey hit a 28-foot prayer at the buzzer in regulation to force overtime before the visiting 49ers snuck away with an, 80-77, overtime win over the Pack Saturday night at Lawlor Events Center.
full story
Raiders win two in Vegas, Cougars top Ocean View
Spanish Springs wins first game in San Diego and the Raiders win twice in Las Vegas to secure place in gold bracket title game.
full story
Reed, Spanish Springs girls pick up W's
The Raiders and Cougars girls basketball teams both concluded the Silver State Slam with wins Saturday. Reed topped Castlemont, 66-39, and Spanish Springs bested Pacific Grove, 32-18.
full story
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.
full story
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.
full story
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.
full story
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.
full story
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.
full story
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.
full story
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.
full story
Featured Businesses