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Reed rips Spanish Springs, 48-16
The Reed Raiders opened the Northern 4A football playoffs in fine fashion Friday night. Reed scored the first 34 points of its postseason opener and cruised to a 48-16 regional quarterfinal triumph at home over cross-town rival Spanish Springs.
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Railroaders revved up for state tournament
If the 3A State Soccer Tournament were a wedding, the Sparks Railroaders would be getting quite familiar with the role of bridesmaid. Sparks usually makes the wedding party, but never walks off into the sunset with the top honor.
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Here We Go Again: Reed, Spanish Springs football open playof...
It’s rare in organized football for teams to play back-to-back games against each other. However, that is indeed the case this week as Reed and Spanish Springs face off in the first round of the Northern 4A regional playoffs — after meeting on the gridiron in both schools’ regular season finale just seven days ago.
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Raider Revival
Ten days ago, not many who follow northern Nevada prep volleyball would have picked Reed to win a regional title. Perennial Northern 4A powers Reno and Manogue would have been much safer picks. Even league runners-up Galena and Spanish Springs looked like they had the potential to maybe get hot for a few days and win the needed three straight playoff victories to hoist a regional banner.
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Nevada overcomes slow start, wins exhibition opener
Last season, the Nevada men’s basketball team’s roster was full of freshmen and first-year transfers. Like an infant, the team slowly gained experience and learned to walk, taking its best steps toward the end of the season.
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Bait and Switch: Did Reed overachieve or was this all part o...
Four of Reed’s seniors joked during practice Monday that they’re just a bunch of hustlers.
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North Valleys sophomore crowned NASCAR champion
Racing championships are an illusive goal; many want to earn one but only a few actually realize this dream. One of the latter is Travis Barr, a 15-year-old North Valleys High School sophomore.
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Reed caps improbable run to regional volleyball crown
After the fireworks display put on by Reed and Spanish Springs Friday night to knock off both No. 1 seeds to reach the championship, fans could only wonder what was in store for Saturday night.
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Sparks loses 3A North title game to Truckee in penalty kicks
The Sparks boys soccer team was trying to do something it had never done before — win a 3A North championship as not a No. 3 seed.
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Northern schools shine at state cross country meet
The Nevada State Cross Country Championships at Rancho San Rafael Park Saturday turned into a highlight for schools from the North, with the Carson girls winning the state title with 67 team points and the Galena taking the boys’ state crown with a meet low 43 points.
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Reed sweeps No. 1 seed Reno to set up title showdown with Sp...
The Reed volleyball team ended a long history of playoff futility with a first-round win in Galena Wednesday night. The Raiders weren’t about to let that be the highlight of their season.
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Cougars pull out something special in marathon match
After watching fellow Rail City school Reed knock off a No. 1 seed, the Spanish Springs Cougars thought to themselves, “How about we make it two?”
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Reed romps in Rail City rivalry game
Closing out the regular season, Reed and Spanish Springs football met on the gridiron Friday night with the Mayors Trophy on the line, as well as a possible rematch in the first round of the Northern 4A playoffs.
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Sparks boys soccer cruises into 3A North title game
Fallon wasn’t expected put up much of a fight in the semifinals of 3A Northern Region Boys Soccer Tournament Friday.
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Rail City Rivalry: Reed, Spanish Springs football teams set ...
When Nevada’s 2011 prep football season kicked off two-plus month ago, Spanish Springs football fans were hoping tonight’s regular season finale between SSHS and Reed would be a matchup of regional powers with maybe even the league title on the line.
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Sparks rolls over Fernley
It was the Ruben Pacheco, Roger Garcia and Edgar Casillas show Wednesday afternoon.
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Historic: SSHS nabs first playoff win
The Spanish Springs volleyball program knew nothing but losing through its first seven seasons — and lots of it. On Wednesday night those first years of existence seemed like a distant memory.
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Reed volleyball upsets Galena in regional quarterfinal
Opening the playoffs against Galena, a team that had already defeated it earlier in the season, the Reed volleyball team exacted some revenge while also keeping its season alive.
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Spanish Springs eliminated
The Sierra League is picking off Rail City soccer programs one by one. At the start of Monday, there were three in the postseason and now there are none.
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Reed, SSHS tumble in girls soccer playoffs
The Reed girls soccer team earned the right to host a regional quarterfinal matchup, and it left it all on the field Monday night.
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