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Rattlesnake Raceway hosts 'Big Bucks' racing
Mild weather set the stage for a night of hard racing at Rattlesnake Raceway. This time the Pro Stocks returned to the track to battle for a $500-to-win prize.
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Nevada loses in last minute to South Florida
For nearly the entirety of its game on Saturday, the University of Nevada football team held a lead over the University of South Florida. Unfortunately for the Wolf Pack, football is a 60-minute game and not 59.
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Sparks boys soccer escapes with two crossover victories
The Sparks boys soccer team has not been challenged much by Humboldt League teams in the past, but that all changed Saturday in Truckee during a crossover league doubleheader.
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Reed drubs Douglas for first win
After opening its season with a pair of tough road contests in California, the Reed High School football team returned to the Silver State still in search of its first win. Aside from seeking its first victory though, it also had a reminder to deliver to the rest of the teams in the Nevada Northern Division I that the Raiders still hold the gridiron crown until they are dethroned.
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Spanish Springs falters in Sacramento
Some untimely turnovers and missed opportunities cost the Spanish Springs Cougars a chance to throw a scare into or even steal a win against a traditionally tough Sacramento school Friday night.
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Spring Creek crushes Sparks, 55-0
Spring Creek and Sparks have both watched their offenses get stuck in neutral in the early gridiron season and hoped Friday night’s game in the Rail City against a struggling opponent would jumpstart their scoring.
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Sparks, SSHS pick up boys soccer wins
It’s been a while since Kevin Partida has shown how good he can be for the Sparks boys soccer team after taking a try at a pro soccer career during his junior year. He’s back for a senior campaign and Lowry received the clinic Friday.
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Spanish Springs, Reed spikers win crossover league affairs
The Spanish Springs volleyball team visited Wooster on Thursday evening in a crossover league match and despite a lackadaisical performance on the Cougars' part, the local school was able to walk away with a sweep of the match.
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Cougar golfers settle for second
A week after getting bested by four strokes by perennial northern Nevada prep girls golf power Spanish Springs, McQueen got a small piece of revenge, turning the same trick against the Cougars.
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Cougars dump Panthers in girls soccer
The girls soccer teams from Spanish Springs and North Valleys battled to a tie through the first 15 minutes of play Tuesday, but it was all SSHS from there. Spanish Springs scored five unanswered goals to end the match and had no trouble posting a 6-1 victory over visiting North Valleys.
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Spanish Springs, Reed both pick up 1-0 road league wins
Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good and Spanish was a little bit of both Wednesday afternoon in its boys soccer clash at Wooster.
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Sparks schools gear up for Week 3 foes
With two weeks officially in the books, two of the Rail City’s gridiron squads are looking to right the ship while the other is hoping to keep its early winning ways. Now Week 3 is upon us and each prep team is gearing up for the stretch run of their seasons. Here’s a closer look at the trio of games.
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Aces win playoff opener against Sacramento
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Trevor Bauer and four Aces relievers combined to shut down the Sacramento River Cats Wednesday night, as Reno escaped with a 3-1 victory in Game 1 of the Pacific Conference Championship Series at Raley Field.
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Cougars win at Wooster; Raiders comes up short against Tigers
The Spanish Springs Cougars had no trouble keeping their record unblemished in the early going of the Division I Northern Region girls soccer schedule.
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Reed volleyball sweeps Galena
Reed struggled at the High Sierra Preseason Tournament over the weekend, but when the league volleyball season opened three days later, the Raiders regained their form.
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Douglas volleyball no match for Spanish Springs
After playing in the Las Vegas Tournament and the High Sierra Tournament to prepare for the Nevada Northern Division I season, the Spanish Springs volleyball team finally took the court for a league contest Tuesday night. The pair of tournaments, in which the Cougars placed second and third, had Spanish Springs more than groomed for the season opener. Hosting Douglas in a crossover match, the Cougs swept the contest convincingly, 25-13, 25-14,...
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Film session shows good, bad from Cougars win over Damonte
Spanish Springs football coaches walked off the field at Damonte Ranch Friday night following their 34-14 win feeling as though their Cougars were the beneficiary of some Mustangs generosity.
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Reed staying the course, despite tough losses
To open its football season, the defending Nevada Northern Division-I champions from Reed High School put together a demanding schedule meriting the Raiders title credentials. Back-to-back treks to James Logan High and Foothill High, both perennial California prep powers, started the gauntlet off and left the Raiders with defeats of 40-24 and 50-33. Despite the losses, Reed coach Ernie Howren said he would do it all over again given the chance.
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Sparks spanked but defense much improved
When fans see a 62-0 score it’s hard not to assume that the winning team completely white-washed the losers.
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Aces end regular season with third straight walk-off win
Tyler Bortnick singled home Wladimir Sutil with the game-winning run in the ninth Monday afternoon, as the Reno Aces completed the series sweep of the Tucson Padres with their third-straight walk-off victory in the regular-season finale at Aces Ballpark.
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