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Local Dodge national champion looks haead
RENO — This past summer, Chad Heishman made a big step toward the top in his chosen sport, motocross. The 16-year-old McQueen High School student won two titles at the annual Dodge Amateur Nationals.
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North Valleys too much for Sparks girls
The Sparks girls basketball team earned its first victory of the young season Friday night. Unfortunately for Sparks fans, their Railroaders could not replicate their winning ways less than 24 hours later.
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Sumpter's big night propels Reed to romp over Hug
The Reed girls basketball team, specifically senior shooting guard Tyler Sumpter, had a night to remember Friday. Reed cruised to an 85-45 home romp over Hug in a lopsided High Desert League affair.
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Last-second call does in Sparks boys
The Sparks boys basketball team may not have been robbed of a win Friday night at Dayton, but it was stuck with an disheartening 50-47 loss on the road.
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Reed boys shoot down Hug
The Reed boys basketball team kept its league record unblemished. The Raiders picked up their third league win in as many chances after downing Hug 57-41 Friday night.
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Sparks girls pick up first win of season
Frank Avilla is trying to teach his Sparks girls basketball team how to play the game. After taking over as the interim coach midway through last season, and taking over full time at the start of the year, the fruits of his labor started to bud Friday night at Dayton.
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Cougar boys bounce Panthers, 63-53
RENO -- The Spanish Springs Cougars used a six-plus minute stretch that bridged the second and third periods to put together a tell tale run and get some much-needed separation. The key span propelled Spanish Springs to a 63-53 High Desert League road win at North Valleys in boys prep basketball action Thursday night.
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North Valleys girls basketball holds off Spanish Springs
RENO -- A second-half Spanish Springs comeback attempt fell short Thursday night in a girls prep basketball battle at North Valleys. The end result was North Valleys survived for a 48-45 home win in the High Desert League affair.
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Raiders best defending state champs in Williams' return
Gabby Williams played her first game since tearing her ACL last season and led the Raiders girls basketball team to a crucial, 50-47, win at Reno High Thursday night.
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Raiders boys sneak past Huskies in overtime
The Reed boys basketball team overcame a hot Huskies’ start, and 11-of-20 shooting from the charity stripe, Thursday night at Reno to hang on to a, 50-48, league overtime win.
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Sparks boys snag first win, girls fall
The Sparks boys basketball team was probably ecstatic to get to DI-A North League play. Conference clashes finally rolled around for the Railroaders Thursday night and they took advantage, capturing a 52-49 home win over Truckee.
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Brain Games: Local student athletes balance testing, practic...
When the Washoe County School District implemented its new calendar for the 2013-14 school year, high school sport coaches new it would be different. They knew it would bring changes and force them to adapt practice plans.
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Campbell laying track for Railroaders
At 0-7, the Sparks boys basketball team isn’t exactly off to the start it had hoped. But not all is bleak in ‘The Brickhouse.’ For coach Dan Schreiber’s 2013-14 group, a good thing comes in a short package.
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Excel Christian hoops program revamping
When thinking of prep boys basketball powers in the area, Excel Christian likely isn’t the first program to come to mind, or the second. When simply naming the prep boys basketball teams in the Truckee Meadows, it would be easy to blank on the private school.
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Reed freshman finishes eighth in Cross Country Junior Olympics
Two years ago, he started distance running to stay in shape for baseball. Five days ago, he finished eighth in the country in the USA Track and Field Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships in San Antonio.
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Commentary: Manogue may be interested but Howren staying at ...
I usually don't delve too much into the rumor mill, but when enough people ask you about a rumor, it might be time to address it. You know, the old, "where there's smoke, there's fire" adage.
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Nevada Kart Sports offers service and support
RENO — Over the years there have been several local shops that catered to go-kart racers. Only one is left now, but it goes to the track rather than waiting for racers to come to it.
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Sparks boys hoops remains winless
The Sparks boys basketball team (0-7) is still looking for its first win of the season after two narrow defeats in its final two games of the Rail City Classic.
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Raiders' comeback falls short against Grizz
The Reed boys basketball team trimmed a 21-point second-half deficit to six with 4:52 remaining before falling 56-45 to Galena, at Wooster, Saturday afternoon.
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Pack stumbles at home to Div. II University of Nebraska-Omaha
The Wolf Pack’s slow start to the winter campaign got even slower Saturday night as Nevada fell 82-80, at home, to the NCAA Div. II University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks.
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