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.
Gym roof replacement brings challenges at SHS
The athletic administration at Sparks High faces challenges, many of which stem from working at and promoting a school that's 60-plus years old. Challenges always arise when remodeling or renovation projects come up and those roll around with some frequency given the school's age.
Life Sport Lessons
Mixed child and adult golf lessons are a big hit locally. They are offered each spring and summer by the Sparks Parks Recreation Department. The second session is currently underway and being held at WildCreek golf course in Sparks.