Cougars win regional playoff debut
The Spanish Springs boys soccer team had its fair share of troubles finding the back of the net down the stretch of the regular season. While the Cougars did not exactly cure their offensive ailments, they did manage enough to advance pass the first round of the NIAA Northern Division I playoffs Monday night.
MRANN racers rock Moon Rocks
This was the weekend for a Halloween tradition as the Rimbenders Motorcycle Club hosts its annual event at this recreation area. Great weather and a course designed by the Desert Fox, Dennis Belingheri, set the stage for a week of hard and fast desert racing.
Sparks boys win at Whittell, take second seed
The Sparks boys soccer team will enter the playoffs on a winning note after dispatching Whittell 3-1 Friday. With the win, the Railroaders tied Truckee for the best record in the Mount Rose League, but the Wolverines received the top seed via tiebreaker rules. Against Whittell, Hector Hernandez started the scoring in the 32nd minute off an assist by Jose Mendoza. Sparks went up 2-0 seven minutes later when Kevin Partida drilled home a free kic...
Reed thumps Spanish Springs, clinches HDL crown
In a matter of seconds, the Reed High football team stole the momentum from arch rival Spanish Springs. In less than 90 seconds, the Raiders turned a one-score game into a 19-point lead and any upset hopes Spanish Springs had, were dashed.
Big plays boost Raiders, doom Cougars
Throughout the season the Reed High football team has been searching for a little bit more from its offense. Despite averaging 39.5 points a game, the highest in the region, the Blue and Gold would watch its game film week after week and go back to the drawing board, seeking perfection. While most teams would be more than happy to score close to 40 points a contest, Reed wants more. It is not a case of being greedy though. The Raiders merely b...
Sparks comes up inches short of first win
It all came down to one final game between two teams that had not defeated a Northern Division I-A team all year. A trip to Wooster Thursday night was the best chance for Sparks to avoid going winless during the fall campaign.
Partida dazzles, hopes to lead Sparks to D-1A crown
Although the Sparks High boys soccer team is the defending state champions of the Nevada Division I-A, the Railroaders are so good that they could compete for a title at the Division I level as well. Playing a fast and smart style of the beautiful game, opponents of the Railroaders are often left staring in bewilderment at the lopsided scoreboard. For the past four years, Kevin Partida has contributed to the legacy of Sparks soccer, blazing th...