Nevada Comets softball team headed to national tourney
The Nevada Comets will compete in the 2013 Premier Girls Fastpitch (PGF) National Tournament in Huntington Beach, Calif. July 28 through Aug. 3. The Comets, which is the lone northern Nevada team to earn an invitation to the prestigious tournament, has six players from Sparks schools on the 13-man roster.
Fireworks on Dirt
For area race fans, the Fourth of July weekend means fireworks on the dirt as two tracks hosted three events in four days.
Sertoma Classic faces challenges, but they can be overcome
If you're a northern Nevada prep football fan, you've probably heard the rumors surrounding the Sertoma Classic. You may have even attended last month's annual all-star football game at Damonte Ranch and left Mustangs Stadium, hearing these words from a passerby, 'That may have been the last Sertoma Game.'"
Sparks Centennial Juniors look for all-star success
Sparks Centennial Little League took on a new venture this past spring as part of its 2017 by 2017 initiative. The plan, which is aimed at getting 2017 kids in the league by the year 2017, got league leaders to open a Juniors Division for 13- and 14-year olds.
Sparks Centennial 11s win district crown
Rylan Charles baffled the Reno National all-stars Friday night, hurling a four-hit shutout and leading his Sparks Centennial squad to a 2-0 triumph in the District 1 11-year-old all-star Little League tournament's championship game at Governor's Fields in Carson City.
Declining player participation becomes a challenge for Serto...
The Sertoma Classic all-star football game has been a staple in the Truckee Meadows since 1982. However, some fans of the annual early summer gridiron battle, that pits the top graduated high school football players from northern Nevada, fear its days may be numbered. More than one prep football coach has said he's heard rumors of the game's demise.
Sparks Centennial 10-11 all-stars advance to final
At least one local team has started off the summer youth baseball all-star season with a bang. The Sparks Centennial 10-11 year-old all-stars sit undefeated in the District 1 Little League all-star tournament being hosted at Governor's Fields in Carson City.
Commentary: District saving money, but passing the buck to s...
You hear horror stories all the time about dumb decisions made by large bureaucratic agencies. Often times, one department makes a decision that another department in the agency would have shot down with a relatively simple reasoning. However, because the two agencies don’t communicate with each other, somebody else is left to clean up a mess down the road.
Hot day, hot racing at Desert Park
STEAD - One week after hosting the World Karting Association regional race, the Northern Nevada Kart Club was back in action at Desert Park Raceway. At the half waypoint of the season, drivers were racing for points and the possibility of club championships.
SSHS tennis gets shaded seating area, finally
Capital improvements to athletic facilities are never easy to come by. Almost always, the Washoe County School District deems those as elective changes and not necessities so those is rarely district money kicked down to cover improvements.