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Girls playoff picture clear
Heading into the final prep girls basketball league game of the season, there won’t be much drama.
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Commentary: Reed boys hoop team back in playoff mix
It has not been an easy few years at the helm of the Reed boys basketball program for fourth-year coach Dustin Hall, who was a highly successful player and then assistant coach for former long-time Reed coach Paul Gray.
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Ready to Rumble: Wrestlers gear up for regionals
With the regular season mats rolled up, the three Sparks area wrestling teams will head to regionals looking to cap their seasons on a high note.
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Huskies pull away from Cougars
RENO — A fourth-quarter drought came in the wrong fourth quarter for the Spanish Springs boys basketball team.
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Reno girls run away from Spanish Springs
RENO — The Spanish Springs Cougars’ hopes of hosting their first playoff game in school history came crashing down in a 65-46 High Desert League road loss to perennial Northern 4A power Reno in girls prep basketball action Tuesday night.
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Hug boys get past Reed
One of the top two High Desert League boys basketball teams was guaranteed to be heading in the wrong direction after Tuesday night.
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Fast start propels Reed girls to easy win
It didn’t take long for the Reed girls basketball team to show the visiting Hug Hawks they were in for a long night.
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Sparks boys basketball prevails, girls fall short
Fresh off clinching the Mount Rose League's No. 1 seed for the Northern 3A playoffs, the Sparks boys basketball team kept its momentum going as it nears regional play. The Railroaders latest win is a 64-39 drubbing of visiting North Tahoe Tuesday night.
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Cougs’ Lampert looks to come full circle
Spanish Springs senior Curtis Lampert hopes his high school wrestling career comes full circle over the next two weeks.
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Reed’s Valentine signs with William Jessup University
Reed senior Dylan Valentine didn’t want to make a big ordeal out of it, but he too made his college plans official on Feb. 1 after making the trek over the mountains to the Sacramento area.
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Mark King: The man behind the Sparks youth sports scene
From those driving the car full of kids to practice to those working in the snack shack raising funds, there are a lot of people behind the scenes that make the experience for kids successful when it comes to youth sports.
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Schilt wins clone wars, championship
There’s an old saying in racing about how before a driver can win a championship they first must lose one. And business owner David Schilt has seen both sides of this equation as he’s both lost and won a championship.
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Idaho ends Nevada's streak at 16
Nevada's 16-game winning streak came to a screeching halt Saturday night at the hands of Western Athletic Conference rival Idaho.
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Sparks tops Truckee in key league battle
In less than 24 hours, the Sparks boys basketball team had to face the other two 3A schools in the Mount Rose League in games that would help decide which two teams would be playoff bound.
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Wolverines walk over Railroaders
When you open the scorebook for the Sparks girls’ basketball season, it won’t come as a surprise that the Railroaders have had their fair share of struggles this year.
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McQueen exacts revenge, upsets Reed boys 57-45
The Reed boys basketball team has had a tendency of late of winning in dramatic come-from-behind fashion. The Raiders dug themselves an early deficit again on Friday night, but the pit they found themselves in this time proved too large as they dropped the game to High Desert League foe McQueen 57-45.
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Spanish Springs Sweeps
The December portion of the schedule was not kind to the Spanish Springs boys basketball team. The SSHS crew opened league play 1-4 in the final month of 2011, a stretch that included a disappointing road loss to a struggling North Valleys team.
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Sparks basketball earns split at South Tahoe
The Sparks boys learned a lot when they suffered a loss in their Mount Rose League opener at home at the hands of the Vikings.
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Reed girls upend McQueen
The Reed girls basketball team needed to win one of its final three league games to sew up the High Desert League’s No. 1 seed for the regional playoffs.
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Nevada nips Utah State
Something magical is happening this season with the Nevada men’s basketball team. Maybe the team is rubbing its hands in a magician’s hat before it runs out on the court. Maybe the players are tapping the basketball with a wand just before tip-off.
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