Sp. Springs, Reed prep for Northern 4A Golf Championships
The top local boys golf teams will swing into action Monday and Tuesday when the Northern 4A Championships are hosted at Dayton Valley Country Club. A pair of Sparks schools help comprise that group and both are looking to make others take notice in what could be their final competitive tournaments of the season.
Grand slam propels Aces over Rainiers
RENO — Randy Ruiz hit a two-out, go-ahead grand slam in the eighth inning Friday night, lifting the Reno Aces to a come-from-behind 11-9 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers in the series opener at Aces Ballpark.
Reed drops Damonte
Inning after inning, zeroes were put up on the scoreboard during the Reed and Damonte Ranch softball game Friday.
Cougars crush Grizz in regular season finale
A week ago the Spanish Springs softball team was in the midst of a three-game losing streak, unfamiliar territory for the perennial power. Faced with a gut check, the SSHS nine avoided tumbling down a dangerous slope and instead rattled off four straight victories in impressive fashion.
Timeline hazy for return of Reed baseball coach
It’s unclear how long the Reed High baseball team will be without its head coach. If Wednesday’s 10-0 five-inning mercy-rule home loss to Reno was any indication, the return of second-year coach Ray Charles can’t come fast enough.
McQueen dismantles Spanish Springs
Some cold weather on Thursday afternoon was not the only thing that Spanish Springs’ baseball supporters had to endure. A multitude of errors, along with a lackluster offensive performance, made for a dismal showing for the Cougars and McQueen took a 10-0 victory at its MHS campus.
Cougars slip by Lancers; Raiders down Grizz
The McQueen Lancers and Spanish Springs Cougars got locked up in an old fashioned pitchers' duel Wednesday afternoon at SSHS. In the end, it was Spanish Springs that got just enough offense to pull out a 1-0 home win in Northern 4A League prep softball action.
Cougars second at Washoe, Reed fourth
The Spanish Springs Cougars are the second best golf team in the High Desert League. The SSHS squad would have a hard time saying it’s any better than that and the three teams below the Cougars would have a tough sell to make anyone believe they are better than the Cougars.
Reno trips up Reed
The Reed baseball team went to Reno High in the final week of the season a year ago and stunned the Northern 4A regular season champs in extra innings.
Cougars cut down Colts
The Spanish Springs baseball team needs to win four games in four days during this final week of the Northern 4A League season. After picking up a 7-3 road win at Wooster Tuesday, it’s got one down and three to go.
Sparks softball swept by Truckee
The Sparks softball team wrapped up its season with a Mount Rose League doubleheader against Truckee on Tuesday afternoon, but unfortunately for the Maroon and Gold faithful, the Railroaders lost twice, 6-0 and 26-11.
Spanish Springs, Reed softball snare league wins
In the final week of the regular season, prep softball teams are trying to find and gain momentum just in time for the playoffs. A recent span in which the Spanish Springs softball team lost four of five games might have worried Cougar fans, but the SSHS nine may be hitting their stride as they enter the home stretch. Spanish Springs visited Reno on Tuesday afternoon and dominated the Huskies 15-1 for its third consecutive victory.