Cougars outlast snow, North Valleys
With snow flurries gusting across the diamond throughout its Division I North contest, the Spanish Springs baseball team was looking for a way to stay warm as it hosted North Valleys on Tuesday. Fortunately, the Cougars caught fire with their bats and starting pitcher Nikk Audenried.
Miners slam Cougars, 17-14
After nearly three weeks had gone by since playing their Division I North league opener, Spanish Springs and Bishop Manogue concluded their baseball series Monday in grand fashion.
Lady Cougars win tournament
Entering Day 2 of the Reed Easter Softball Tournament, Reed and Spanish Springs looked poised to meet in the championship game as the respective No. 1 and No. 2 seeds. Unfortunately for one squad, they got to watch as the other Rail City team took the tourney title.
Sparks baseball splits with South Tahoe
The Sparks baseball team split its Saturday doubleheader with South Tahoe in a battle that decided who would have the inside track at a Mount Rose League championship. Unfortunately for the Railroaders, the Vikings had already taken a game in the series, so now the Lake school is a game ahead of Sparks in the standings.
SSHS names new girls hoops coach
When former Spanish Springs girls basketball coach Christine Eckles stepped down at the end of the season in February, it signaled an end to the only era the Cougars had known. Since SSHS opened it doors in 2001, Eckles had been at the helm of the Cougars’ program. Now Spanish Springs begins a new era under a familiar face from the school’s boys basketball team.
Aces ready for return to Reno
Friday's Opening Night will pit the Reno Aces against the Sacramento River Cats. Whitney Myer, Reno native and contestant on NBC’s “The Voice,” will perform the National Anthem, and Wolf Pack Football Coach Brian Polian will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. The club’s 2012 Triple-A National Championship and Pacific Coast League Championship banners will be on display for the first time.
Nevada's Burton to return for senior season
RENO — University of Nevada junior point guard Deonte Burton had Wolf Pack basketball fans on pins and needles. Since the team's season ended in the Mountain West Conference Tournament last month, there has been much anticipation over the athletic guard's playing future.