Miller tops Modifieds at Rattlesnake
A warm summer's night set the stage for a night of hard racing at Rattlesnake Raceway. For the fans there was plenty of passing, one race without one caution and the modified feature ended with a surprise victory for the winner.
Little Ben Knoblock is wise beyond his years. The 7-year-old motocross racer from Spanish Springs didn’t pick a favorite rider to idolize based simply on success. It went surprisingly much deeper.
To hit or not to hit, that is the question
High school football programs across the state started practice Thursday and the rest of Nevada’s fall prep sports can begin workouts Monday. Where did the summer go? It seems spring sports were just holding state championship events.
Gridiron Heating Up
When mid-August rolls around, prep football players and coaches across the Silver State begin to get excited. It’s as if the smell of a new season is in the air.
Cars, lawnmowers race at Quincy
The American Valley Speedway hosted another of its points races Saturday. However, this time the Pro Stock division didn't race so another fun event could be added, lawnmower racing.
Youth on baseball watch list
Jake Prizina, a 13-year-old eighth grader at Shaw Middle School, didn't expect to get as far as he did this summer when he attended a National Team Identification Series regional in Utah recently.
Northern 4A coaches voice concerns over schedule
The Silver State's prep football season is less than a month away, but northern Nevada coaches and officials from the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association, the state's governing body for prep sports, are still scrambling to implement tiebreaker policy.
Brandon Underwood (adjacent photo) works on his dribbling skills at Alf Sorenson Community Center in east Sparks Thursday afternoon.
Reed football hosting fundraiser
The Reed High School Quarterback Club, the fundraising entity for the Raiders football program, is hosting a Meet-and-Greet Night as it gears up for the fast-approaching season.
The Reed High girls soccer program is hosting its late summer conditioning program three times a week (Tuesday-Thursday) this week and next. Official tryouts kick off August 16.