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Arenacross returns to LEC
RENO - The Amsoil Arenacross series returned to the Livestock Events center after a year's absence this weekend. As usual Friday and Saturday evenings saw the pros race while Sunday, after the course was altered for safety, was for the amateurs.
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Serious business
NV Storm women's football team gears up for new campaign, set to play another season at Sparks High
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Cougars' push for North title falls short
After securing the first state tournament berth in school history, Friday, the Spanish Springs’ boys basketball banner hanging in its massive gym, remains bare.
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Reno girls dispatch Manogue, capture North crown
Reno girls basketball coach Shane Foster got a great birthday gift. His Huskies sang him a sentimental postgame birthday tune and also gave him a second-straight regional crown, thanks to a 56-47 triumph over Bishop Manogue Saturday afternoon in the DI North title game at Spanish Springs High School.
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Spanish Springs wrestlers take fifth in state
The Spanish Springs wrestling team is undoubtedly the best in the North – the Cougars won their fifth North title in six years last weekend.
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Cougs shoot past Galena, into state
The Spanish Springs boys basketball team was not shooting at a basketball hoop Friday night, in their home gym, in the DI North semifinals against Galena. It shot a hula hoop – connecting on a disgusting 13-of-16 shots from deep.
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Reed falls in North semifinal, sees regional title dreams da...
High Desert League champion Reed and HDL No. 3 seed Reno battled to a draw for three quarters, but it was the underdog Reno that seized the momentum and stole the upset, 67-62, in Friday night's DI North Region Tournament basketball semifinal Friday night at Spanish Springs High School.
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Sparks soccer standout signs with JC national power
Sparks High's Ruben Pacheco was one of the top boys soccer players, in any classification, in the state last fall. Given his talents, it wasn't much of a surprise when college coaches around the West began inquiring about his future.
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Manogue girls down Damonte, advance to North final
It took 10 years but the Bishop Manogue girls basketball team earned a state tournament berth. The Miners state tourney invitation comes on the heels of the Miners picking up a 40-30 win over Damonte Ranch in a DI North Region semifinal played Thursday night at Spanish Springs High School.
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Cougs' season ends against defending state champs
The Spanish Springs girls held the ball for 2:30 on their first possession of Thursday’s DI North semifinal against Reno – at Spanish Springs. Unfortunately for the Cougars, there was 29:30 left in the game.
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Season in Review : Sparks boys basketball found way to perse...
The Sparks boys basketball team suffered through more than its fair share of struggles during the 2013-14 season. Finishing with a 4-19 record is proof of that.
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Raiders survive quarterfinal scare from Douglas
Wednesday’s DI North boys quarterfinal between Reed and Douglas is a shoe-in for ‘most likely to give either coach an ulcer.’
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Spanish Springs bounces Carson, advances to regional semifinal
The Spanish Springs boys basketball team had never won a playoff game on its home court. In two previous tries the Cougars were 0-2. That all changed Wednesday night as Spanish Springs surged in the fourth period to pull away from visiting Carson and capture a 50-40 victory in a DI North Region quarterfinal playoff.
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Middle school game, high school atmosphere
Middle school basketball games are often played in a quiet gym. That was not the case Tuesday afternoon at Sparks High.
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Reed girls fall to Damonte in regional quarterfinal
When Ed Shepard stepped down as Reed High's girls basketball coach following the 1996-97 season, it's safe safe to say he never thought he'd win another playoff game in the RHS gym.
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Spanish Springs girls stun Douglas
MINDEN – A lot can change in three months. Some welcome the shift. Some fight it. Some cause it.
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Girls Playoff Preview: Reed fighting injuries, Cougs hit the...
While northern Nevada's DI boys playoff teams start their fun Wednesday, the girls go at it Tuesday.
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Local youth baseball club wins tournament
The Reno-Sparks 9u Muckdogs team won its first tournament championship of the season last weekend. The team, which has been playing together since Labor Day weekend last year, had six players on its roster who hail from the Sparks-Spanish Spring area.
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Desert Fox rips at Sahwave
NIGHTINGALE - Area racing started this weekend as the Trail Blazers Motorcycle Club staged the 16th annual Sahwave Hare and Hound event to start the MRANN's (Motorcycle Racing Association of Northern Nevada) season. The event drew 126 riders for Sunday and a veteran scored the first overall victory of the season.
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