Cougars' comeback, upset bid falls short
The Douglas boys basketball team has established itself as one of the top prep basketball programs in northern Nevada. However, with a pair of upset wins over Douglas the past two years, Spanish Springs has firmly entrenched itself as a DHS nemesis.
SSHS girls pull out season-opening win
The Douglas Tigers and Spanish Springs Cougars always seem to lock up in competitive contests when their girls basketball teams hit the basketball court. Regardless of which team seems to be an overwhelming favorite, blowouts are rarely in the cards.
Cougar girls look to keep moving forward
A year ago, the Spanish Springs girls basketball team posted a 20-8 record and 12-4 mark in conference clashes. Spanish Springs swept all six Sierra League schools in crossover league games and their only league losses came to Reed and Reno, twice.
Gorman wears down Raiders in state semifinal
For almost three quarters, the Reed High football team had the Nevada prep world holding its breath as it battled Bishop Gorman in the Division I State Semi-Final. Unfortunately for the Blue and Gold, the final 14 minutes of the game at Reed on Saturday afternoon allowed everyone in attendance to move from the edge of their seat and exhale.
Sparks schools rake in all-league awards
This recently completed boys prep soccer season saw teams in the Rail City have plenty of success on the pitch, which paid off after the final whistle had blown. A combined 29 student-athletes from Reed, Spanish Springs and Sparks were recognized with postseason awards.
Reed coaches appreciate Raiders efforts in North title game
In the Division I North's championship football battle last Friday night, Damonte Ranch running back Drew Smith took the opening kickoff against Reed and zig-zagged 60 yards to the Raiders’ 21-yard line. For a moment, it looked as though Smith would give the Reed defense headaches all night. Unfortunately for the Mustangs, the kickoff return turned out to just be a short-lived brain freeze on the part of the Raiders.
Exit 28 hosts practice after race canceled
The final round of RMA's fall series was supposed to be staged Sunday at the Stead Motocross course. However, that race was canceled so those riders wanting some seat time headed for a practice session at Exit 28's motocross track.
Nevada edges New Mexico, snaps 3-game losing streak
All season long, the Nevada defense has been the weak link for the Wolf Pack. However, in the midst of a three game losing streak, it was the Silver and Blue defenders that led the way to Nevada's first victory in over a month at New Mexico on Saturday afternoon.