Great Expectations : SSHS golfers set for new season
A year ago Spanish Springs girls golf coach Mike Bosco was gearing up for his first season at the helm of the Cougars program. The long-time SSHS baseball coach was just trying to transition from one sport to another while learning the nuances of a new sport.
Full Contact : Prep football programs statewide allowed to d...
There are days on the calendar that high school football coaches look forward to more than others. Opening Night is one of those as are potential playoff dates, but maybe right after those, comes the the first day full-contact practice drills are allowed. For Nevada’s prep programs, that day was Monday.
Young racers shine at Desert Park
STEAD — The Northern Nevada Kart Club hosted its final day race of the season at Desert Park Raceway on Sunday. Great weather set the stage for an afternoon of hard racing where several main events ended in close finishes … and several of the younger drivers staged the closest races of the day.
Spanish Springs Soccer Club investing in local youths
As the autumn sun descends over the Spanish Springs hills on weeknight evenings, it illuminates a Lazy 5 Regional Park that is bristling with life. In the last rays of evening light, the soccer fields that house the Spanish Springs Soccer Club team with purple-and-black-clad athletes racing to and fro over the grass, coaches shouting instructions and encouragement, and parents, lounging by the sidelines, monitoring their respective MVP’s.
Anderson settling into Cougars DC job
When long-time defensive coordinator Lawrence Quadrio left the Spanish Springs football program at the conclusion of last season, Cougars head coach Scott Hare had a decision to make. He needed to fill the DC shoes of the highly respected Quadrio.
Local golf tour caters to youths
The U.S Kids Golf Reno Fall tour is gearing up for its third season. The first event of the eight-week fall series is set for Sunday. The initial tournament will be played at Washoe Golf Course in Reno.
Natenstedt scores close victory at RTF Speedway
FERNLEY — Despite the cancellation of the King Of the West sprint cars, four of the track's regular divisions still raced Saturday night. During the evening, every one of the winners had to work for their victory and one battle going right down to the final corner.
New school calendar could help with prep athletic clearance ...
One of the most time-consuming tasks for local high school athletic directors and their administrative assistants is processing clearance packets for student athletes. All three Sparks-area high schools have hundreds of athletes and that adds up to a lot paperwork that needs review and approval.
Quadrio trades in Cougars purple for Raiders Blue
Lawrence Quadrio had a tough choice to make at the end of last fall's prep football season. The long-time Spanish Springs assistant football coach loved the school, the Cougar athletes and coaching on the gridiron, but he also felt it was time for a change. He wanted a fresh start and fresh outlook.
Eck coaches Nevada athletes to success
Matt Eck’s typical workday lasts somewhere around 12 to 13 hours. Either from his glass office perched loft-style overlooking the athlete weight room or on the training floor with his athletes and assistant coaches, the 34-year-old Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning for the University of Nevada spends his days training athletes, conducting research, testing new technology and otherwise overseeing the conditioning of the 17 collegi...
Calm Before the Storm
City's prep football programs take varying approaches to final days before official practice begins for 2014 fall campaign