Football coaches see promise heading into final games
To an outsider, the Reed coaching staff might be a little spoiled. The Raiders are averaging just over 37 points an outing. They have won five of their last six games and put up 46 and 52 points the last two. And yet, after every Friday night game in recent weeks, Reed coaches are preaching, 'we need better and more consistent offensive execution.'
Saturday marked the final day of the Sparks AYSO youth soccer season. The season began in mid-August and ran through this weekend's games. The local U-8 league competed at Katherine Dunn Elementary School in east Sparks.
Nevada keeps Fremont Cannon against UNLV
Wearing a red cannon sticker on the back of its helmets, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas went into the annual rivalry battle for the Fremont Cannon against the University of Nevada with plans of rolling the cannon out of Sam Boyd Stadium under new ownership.
Reed football finds its way past North Valleys
Coming into the Reed High School football team’s final home game of the season against North Valleys, one could have expected a high-scoring shootout between the two potent offenses. Instead of a display of touchdowns though, the Raiders and visiting Panthers showed off their punting skills as neither side could find a rhythm Friday night.
South Tahoe keeps Sparks winless
Sparks managed one win on the gridiron a year ago. That team came to town again Friday night. But this time South Tahoe was more than a winless Sparks squad could handle.
Sparks boys soccer saddled with first loss
The Truckee Wolverines handed the Sparks boys soccer team its first loss of the fall season. Sparks, which handed Truckee its only league defeat of the season, last month at SHS, fell 2-0 on the road to the California school Thursday afternoon.
Setting an example with a smile
When the Spanish Springs High School volleyball team finds itself in trouble during a match, head coach Frank Sandomenico will call a timeout to get his squad on the right page. Instead of the coach giving the girls a pep talk though, Sandomenico will tell his team to talk amongst itself on the court. Rather than the players getting on one another though, you will see the Cougars huddle and share some needed laughter, which usually means senio...