Hot day, hot racing at Desert Park
STEAD - One week after hosting the World Karting Association regional race, the Northern Nevada Kart Club was back in action at Desert Park Raceway. At the half waypoint of the season, drivers were racing for points and the possibility of club championships.
SSHS tennis gets shaded seating area, finally
Capital improvements to athletic facilities are never easy to come by. Almost always, the Washoe County School District deems those as elective changes and not necessities so those is rarely district money kicked down to cover improvements.
Gym roof replacement brings challenges at SHS
The athletic administration at Sparks High faces challenges, many of which stem from working at and promoting a school that's 60-plus years old. Challenges always arise when remodeling or renovation projects come up and those roll around with some frequency given the school's age.
Life Sport Lessons
Mixed child and adult golf lessons are a big hit locally. They are offered each spring and summer by the Sparks Parks Recreation Department. The second session is currently underway and being held at WildCreek golf course in Sparks.
Summer league keeps girls prep hoop teams competing
Opportunities for high school girls basketball teams to compete in the summer are shrinking. Long gone are summer tournaments at Reno, North Valleys and Carson. Multiple summer jamborees formerly hosted at Spanish Springs are no longer available either.
Carson City drubs Sparks Centennial Hooligans
After downing South Tahoe, 7-2, Monday in the opener of the District 1 Hooligans Tournament, Sparks Centennial was looking to stay undefeated in round robin action Tuesday night at South Valleys Regional Sports Complex.