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Where are they now?
Here is a brief synopsis of former Rail City athletes playing spring sports in college.
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Reed girls finish fourth at state track
HENDERSON -- Adriana Newell's hopes of winning a third state title in a single meet were dashed Saturday. The Reed senior, who won the 400m and 200m Friday, fell just short of that goal.
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Newell steals shows on first day of state track
The first day of the NIAA State Track & Field Championships was a good one for Reed High School. The east Sparks school picked up a trio of state titles on Day 1 of the annual spring event.
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Railroaders count 2013 season as a success
When the 2012 season wrapped up for the Sparks High baseball team, head coach Greg Vasko knew there were going to be a lot of holes to fill once the 2013 spring came around. After replacing nine seniors from a year ago and still reaching the postseason, Vasko said he can look back at the Railroaders’ 2013 campaign as an accomplishment for the Maroon and Gold.
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Reed softball sees season end
An offensive drought brought the Reed High softball team's season to an untimely end in the D-1 State Softball Tournament at UNLV Friday night. Reed managed just six hits against Palo Verde's No. 3 pitcher and the result was a 4-1 loss in a losers' bracket battle against the Sunset Region's No. 2 seed.
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Phenix pleased with progression in his first season back
No one really knew what to expect from the Reed baseball squad this season. A year after some considered an underachieving season, longtime coach John Phenix took over the reins again with very little experience returning.
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Reed softball falls in state tourney opener
If you give a good team extra outs on the diamond it almost always come back to bite you. It certainly did Reed in a 5-4 loss to Centennial in the first round of the D-1 State Tournament Thursday night.
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Defense lets Raiders down in state tournament loss
The Reed High softball team learned the hard way that postseason mistakes don't often go unpunished. The Raiders dropped a 5-4 decision to defending state champion Centennial in a first-round state tournament tilt Thursday night and it can lay the blame squarely on its defense.
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Manogue makes history to win boys golf state championship
Entering the second and final day of the Division I State Boys Golf Tournament at Sierra Sage Golf Course, the hopes of a northern team grabbing a state championship looked slim. Bishop Manogue sat in fourth place, 19 shots behind first place Foothill, while Reno was in sixth in a 35-shot hole. Then the Miners etched their names in the record books.
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Raiders believe in power of group over individual
When the Reed softball team dropped its opening-round contest of the Division I Northern Region Tournament to Galena 7-0, no one outside of the Blue and Gold dugout thought the Raiders could fight their way back. Rather than letting the loss send them into a downward spiral and end their season, the Raiders used the defeat to come closer together as a team.
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RHS seniors Austin Corbett, Brent Kelly among favorites to w...
Last winter, Austin Corbett didn’t even think he’d be on the Reed track team let alone earn a regional championship. And yet, when the dust had settled and the all the athletes and fans had left Damonte Ranch High School last Saturday, signaling the end of the Division I North Track and Field Championships, there was Corbett headed home a regional champ in the shot put with a throw of 54-feet 10 and a quarter inches.
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Four locals head to state for swimming, diving state meet
There won’t be much Blue and Gold or Purple and White or Maroon and Gold at this week’s state swim meet, but one swimmer will head to Carson City as a Northern champion.
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Reed's Stefan signs with Feather River
Reed senior Taylor Stefan has been playing volleyball since middle school. Her signing ceremony Wednesday made sure she will have the opportunity to play two more years.
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Reed, Centennial prep for state softball clash
The softball teams from Centennial and Reed high schools are becoming familiar postseason foes despite being 430-plus miles apart. Centennial and Reed met three times in the 2009 state tournament and twice in last year's state tournament.
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Newell leads Raiders into state track meet
Like last year, Reed senior sprinter Adriana Newell enters the state track and field meet with the fastest non-wind aided in her three individual events.
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Historic night at Rattlesnake; Holland wins at RTF
Rattlesnake Raceway tried something different this week, racing on Friday. The result was a historic feature race.
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Improbable Run
Reed softball dumps Douglas twice, caps tournament trip by garnering North championship
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Newell, Reed impress at track regionals
As Adrianna Newell walked around the track at Damonte Ranch High School, almost every person the Reed Raider passed stopped to congratulate her. The praise was well deserved after the Reed senior stole the show at the Northern Division I Region Track and Field Championshipsjust oin just over a combined minute and a half.
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Reed knocks off Manogue, Damonte to reach regional final
The Reed softball team earned some big time wins Friday in order to stay alive at the Division I Northern Region Tournament. The Raiders knocked off Bishop Manogue 3-1 and Damonte Ranch 2-0 to earn a date with Douglas Saturday for the right to represent the North at state.
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Reed wrestling selects new coach
A new coach will be guiding the Reed High School wrestling team next winter as Michael Klapp was recently named the Raiders’ head wrestling coach.
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