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Cougar, Raider spikers earn sweeps
The Spanish Springs volleyball team visited High Desert League foe McQueen on Tuesday evening and made quick work of the Lancers, sweeping the match 25-18, 25-11 and 25-15.
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Prep gridiron programs dealing with different emotions
The Reed football team got to experience both ends of the emotional spectrum during last Friday's prep football battle at Carson High, and just minutes apart.
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Commentary: Reed robbed of victory, thieves still at large
Last Friday night in the state capitol of Nevada, there was a grand robbery. The thieves are still at large and were last seen leaving the scene of the crime wearing black pants with a white stripe down the sides, zebra print shirts, black caps and whistles around their necks.

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Jefferson has 7 TDs as Nevada beats Hawaii 69-24
HONOLULU — For the first time in more than 60 years, the Nevada football team will leave Hawaii feeling some aloha.
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Truckee drubs Sparks, 56-0
On paper, a struggling, winless Sparks at undefeated Truckee on Saturday seemed like a mismatch. And it was.
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Reed girls soccer grabs win over North Valleys
The Reed girls soccer team visited North Valleys for a High Desert League match with the Panthers on Saturday afternoon in a contest that saw the only goals of the match scored in the first 40 minutes. Luckily for the Raiders, all three of those goals went into the back of the North Valleys net to result in a 3-0 Reed victory.
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Sparks boys soccer dominates Dayton
The Sparks boys soccer team completed another perfect weekend of crossover league action Saturday with a 7-0 win over Dayton at Fernley. It was another early morning for the Railroaders, arriving at school before 6 a.m. but that didn't take a toll on their performance against the Dust Devils. Hector Hernandez started off the scoring in the 10th minute thanks to an assist by Kevin Partida. Juan Hernandez made it a 2-0 game in the 22nd minute an...
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Sparks girls soccer picks up first two wins of season
The Sparks girls soccer squad was also in Fernley for a trio of crossover league matches and picked up a pair of victories, its first two wins of the season.
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Carson stuns Reed in classic
As the football rolled along the goal line, both teams from Reed and Carson High began to celebrate. The Raider players and fans were celebrating a nine-point comeback victory while the Senators were rejoicing over pulling off a last-second upset win over the northern Nevada perennial power for a homecoming they will never forget. But which was it?
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Spanish Springs soccer beats McQueen; Reed boys fall at Nort...
Through 40 minutes of action at McQueen Friday, the Spanish Springs boys soccer team was still trying to figure out how to put one into the back of the net after going scoreless for 80 minutes against Hug Wednesday.
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Spanish Springs buries Douglas
The Spanish Springs offense looked sloppy and far from sharp in a 20-6 lackluster win at Galena last weekend. It was anything but those two things a week later in a 59-28 home romp over traditionally tough Douglas.
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Sparks boys pick up two wins in Fernley
For the third weekend, the Sparks boys soccer team traveled out of town to play a set of three games against Humboldt League competition.
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Sparks volleyball picks up first win
The Sparks volleyball squad hasn’t enjoyed many wins against schools from its class level, but the Railroaders pulled one out on the road Friday night.
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Reed spikers rally for win at McQueen
The Reed High volleyball team has started a bad habit of getting off to a slow start in its matches this season. The same issue plagued the Raiders again on Thursday night, but only for a short time as Reed rallied past host McQueen for a 3-1 High Desert League victory, 17-25, 25-20, 25-21 and 25-16.
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Spanish Springs spikes Hug
Two days after getting handed its first league loss, the Spanish Springs volleyball team bounced back in fine fashion, dumping Hug 25-9, 25-9, 25-5 Thursday.
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Sparks schools gearing up for Week 5 foes
While Division I-A teams already have three league games under their belts, the big schools are in their final week of non-league contests.
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Cougars second at Washoe
Another High Desert League girls golf tournament came and went Wednesday. And another leaderboard showed McQueen on top, Spanish Springs in second and Reno in third.
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Spanish Springs boys soccer comes up short
Controlling the pace, clock and possession of the ball, the Spanish Springs boys soccer team appeared to do everything right in its High Desert League match against Hug on Wednesday evening. No matter what the Cougars tried against the visitors though, they could not manage to put the ball into the back of the net. The goose egg on the scoreboard was costly for Spanish Springs.
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Reed, Spanish Springs girls soccer teams prevail over HDL foes
The Reed girls soccer team played one good half of soccer Tuesday night against High Desert League rival McQueen. Still, that was good enough to secure a 3-1 victory to improve to 4-1-1
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Cougar spikers drop crossover affair at Manogue
Playing in the biggest match of its season so far, the Spanish Springs volleyball team visited Bishop Manogue on Tuesday night in a crossover league showdown. Unfortunately for the Purple and Silver, it did not return home with the result that it would have liked.
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