Cougar on the Prowl
Wrestling consists of three two-minute rounds in which wrestlers go toe-to-toe, trying to out-muscle, out-maneuver and out-think their opponent. After battling through the six minutes that makes up a match, most wrestlers are left beaten and exhausted. Even if the match is ended in the first or second round, wrestlers often are left gulping for air as they drag themselves off the mat. Rarely does a wrestler jog off the mat with a smile on his ...
Prep hoopsters make most of winter break
There was plenty of prep basketball action going on during winter break. For teams, it wasn’t about wins and losses. It was all about growing as a group and preparing for the upcoming league action.
The Perfect Wrestler
The sport of wrestling breeds a different type of athlete. In baseball, a player can get a hit in three out of 10 at-bats and consider it a success. In basketball, a good night for a player is making 50 percent of their shots. Wrestling demands perfection. No matter what level or weight class, every wrestler craves to win each match they go into. And unlike team sports in which defeat is shared with all, the burden falls solely on the lone wre...
Spanish Springs girls drill Desert Oasis, 59-34
Lyndsey Anderson scored 17 points and Riley Holladay chipped in 12 as the Spanish Springs girls basketball team breezed to a 59-34 win over Desert Oasis in the final game for both schools at the Las Vegas Holiday Classic, hosted by Centennial High School.
Empey defends title on last day of SNC
A handful of Rail City prep wrestlers made it through to the second and final day of the Sierra Nevada Classic, but only one was left standing as the champion of his respective weight class at the end of the day. To no one’s surprise, that was Reed’s Spencer Empey.
Harloff shoots down Sparks, leads Wooster to 72-58 win
It’s not often that basketball teams get to play the same opponent in back-to-back games. However, the Sparks boys basketball team got the opportunity to use that measuring stick Friday afternoon when it took on Wooster for the second time within a seven-day span.
Williams, Sumpter power Raiders to pair of victories
No matter how hard the Weston Ranch Cougars tried, Reed girls’ junior guard Tyler Sumpter seemed to always slide into an open spot before knocking down a bucket with ease. Trying to locate Sumpter while also stopping junior guard Gabby Williams proved too much for Weston Ranch as the Raiders coasted to an 83-63 victory Thursday night.
Cougar boys roll in tourney opener
Kenny Meyer and TJ McCauley paced the Spanish Springs boys basketball team with 19 and 15 points respectively as it took down Bingham, Utah on the first day of the Torrey Pines Holiday Classic. The Cougars used their defense to manufacture offense in the second half, breaking open a close 28-22 game at halftime to cruise to a 65-41 victory. SSHS boys basketball coach Kyle Penney said there was room for improvement, but the players got to exper...
Reed girls hoops continues tournament action during winter b...
The Reed girls basketball team wanted to see where it matched up against some of the toughest competition around the prep world in the Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix last week. After the Raiders started the tourney with a lopsided win followed by a lopsided defeat, Reed lost a contest that came down to the game’s final seconds. Despite the 1-2 mark, head coach Sara Schopper-Ramirez was pleased with the performance from her team and ho...