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Sparks softball back in postseason after long layoff
Considering the Sparks softball team won four games a year ago -- three in Mount Rose League play -- this year’s turnaround is nothing short of incredible.
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Cougar golfers second at Lakeridge, Reed third
RENO -- The Spanish Springs boys golf team turned in a season-low team total Monday afternoon at Lakeridge Golf Club. Unfortunately for the Cougars, when league rival Reno turned the same trick, it was the RHS squad that took home a tournament title in the final High Desert League tourney of the spring.
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Neely scores 4th VCGP win; Underwood tops Sunday's field
Every spring riders from across the west converge on this former mining town to ride in the Virginia City Grand Prix. It's a race any riders would like to win but for most, just to say they competed here is something special.
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Boys of Summer
The Spanish Springs Cal Ripken League is the thick of its spring season. More than 600 local youths are participating in the annual spring league in this 2013 season. The league schedule runs through the first week of June. Select athletes will then represent the league in all-star tournaments.
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Raider Ambush
Reed softball sweeps doubleheader from rival Spanish Springs, locks up High Desert League championship in the process
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Spanish Springs sweeps Carson
Spanish Springs couldn’t beat Carson during its own Spring Break tournament. However, pulling off a league doubleheader sweep Saturday was from a challenge for the Cougars as they won 7-2 and 13-5.
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Reed overcomes heartbreaker, wins nightcap of DH
After losing a heartbreaker in Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader, the Reed baseball squad persevered in the nightcap to earn a Division I North crossover series split at Douglas.
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Sparks softball buries Truckee
The Sparks Railroaders romped over Truckee 17-1 in Division 1-A North prep softball action Saturday morning.
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Sparks baseball takes series with Truckee
Sparks went to Truckee for the final Mount Rose League baseball series of the season and it came away with a doubleheader split to win the series two out of three games.
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Raiders complete sweep with rout of Hug
Coming off a 20-run drubbing of Hug earlier in the week, the Reed baseball team posted another shutout against the Hawks Thursday as the Raiders completed the sweep of its Division I North foe.
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Spanish Springs spanks McQueen, 11-0
Fans won’t see a much faster seven-inning game than the one at Aces Ballpark between Spanish Springs and McQueen Tuesday. However, the Cougars disposed of the Lancers in just about the same amount of time Thursday to complete the series sweep.
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Cougars, Raiders earn league road wins
Some stellar pitching and a few timely hits were enough to get the Spanish Springs softball team a key conference victory Thursday afternoon.
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Sparks baseball tops Truckee, Lady Railroaders take two
The Sparks High baseball team opened its final series of the regular season Wednesday afternoon, hoping to send its four seniors out in fashion on senior day. Facing off against Mount Rose League foe Truckee, the Railroaders did just that with a 5-2 victory over the Wolverines.
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Reed athletes announce college plans
Wednesday afternoon saw two more Reed High student-athletes sign on the dotted line to continue their athletic careers.
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Reno golfers best Spanish Springs, clinch HDL title
The Reno boys golf team clinched an outright High Desert League title by winning the conference's weekly tournament, on its home track, Tuesday at Washoe Golf Course. Reno's 401 team total was 23 strokes better than second-place Spanish Springs' 424. It was the Huskies fourth team win in five league tournaments this spring.
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Spanish Springs baseball makes quick work of McQueen
The Spanish Springs-McQueen matchup has become a perennial mainstay at Aces Ballpark. The two teams renewed that rivalry Tuesday and gave fans a game to enjoy.
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Cougars crush Tigers
Spanish Springs senior Karlie Merritt shuts down Douglas offense, fires one-hit gem, propelling SSHS club to 10-0 triumph
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Reed pounds Hug, 20-0
Early in Reed’s Division I North contest at hug Tuesday, the Raiders opened the floodgates. Once the surge of runs continued to mount, there was nothing the Hawks could do to patch up the holes as Reed coasted its way to a 20-0 throttling.
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No place like home for former Reed, SSHS softballers
Three years ago Karley Hopkins and Karlyn Jones were key cogs on the road to Spanish Springs securing it’s third state softball title in four years. As the Cougars celebrated their 12-1 championship victory at Nevada’s Hixson Park, the pair of seniors closed one chapter of their softball careers. Now that same field is their new home and the former SSHS standouts are in the midst of their next chapter.
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North Valleys stuns Reed softball with seventh-inning rally
Reed pitcher Jackie Sertic had a no-hitter going until the final inning of Monday’s High Desert League softball clash with North Valleys. However, the Panthers picked the right time to get their bats going as the visitors stunned the Raiders, 2-1, earning a series split after dropping the opener 9-0 Friday. In the top of the seventh with Reed leading 1-0 on a fifth-inning squeeze play, North Valleys' Valerie Quam stepped to the plate and hit a...
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