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South Tahoe keeps Sparks winless
Sparks managed one win on the gridiron a year ago. That team came to town again Friday night. But this time South Tahoe was more than a winless Sparks squad could handle.
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Spanish Springs spikers down Reno ; Reed too much for Hug
The Spanish Springs Cougars got another step closer to earning a High Desert League championship. Spanish Springs posted a 25-14, 15-25, 25-21, 25-19 HDL home win over traditionally tough Reno in prep volleyball action Thursday night.
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Sparks boys soccer saddled with first loss
The Truckee Wolverines handed the Sparks boys soccer team its first loss of the fall season. Sparks, which handed Truckee its only league defeat of the season, last month at SHS, fell 2-0 on the road to the California school Thursday afternoon.
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Down the stretch they come : Just three games remain in loca...
All three Rail City gridiron squads return to action in Week 8 with a lineup full of home games for all three. One squad will be looking to keep its momentum going with a third straight victory while others will be looking to bounce back after tough losses last week.
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Setting an example with a smile
When the Spanish Springs High School volleyball team finds itself in trouble during a match, head coach Frank Sandomenico will call a timeout to get his squad on the right page. Instead of the coach giving the girls a pep talk though, Sandomenico will tell his team to talk amongst itself on the court. Rather than the players getting on one another though, you will see the Cougars huddle and share some needed laughter, which usually means senio...
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Reed boys soccer bested by Hug
The Reed Raiders saw their modest three-game winning streak come to a screeching halt Wednesday night. That's because the RHS crew was handed a 2-0 home loss by Hug in boys prep soccer action.
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Spanish Springs, Reno battle to 0-0 draw
Soccer haters tend to argue that a game that can end with a 0-0 score is boring. However, there was nothing unexciting about Wednesday night’s clash between the Spanish Springs and Reno boys soccer squads.
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Sp. Springs girls soccer ties Reno; Reed bounces Hug
The Spanish Springs girls soccer team took another step in the right direction if it plans to achieve its goal of winning a High Desert League title.
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McQueen overtakes Sp. Springs at regional girls golf
The Spanish Springs Cougars took an 11-stroke lead into the second day of the Northern Division 1 girls golf championships, hosted at Reno's Sierra Sage Golf Course. That may have sounded like a nice cushion after Monday's first round but in the end it wasn't enough.
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Reed, SSHS spikers sweep crossover matches
Reed made quick work of Carson in a crossover league volleyball match Tuesday night, sweeping the Senators 25-20, 25-15, 26-24.
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Sparks soccer splits at North Tahoe
The Sparks boys soccer team jumped on North Tahoe early and left no doubt in the outcome of Tuesday night’s road contest.
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Local coaches evaluate weekend gridiron performances
When a team wins 46-0, you may think it was hitting on all cylinders. Reed rolled over Hug Friday by just that score but Raiders coach Ernie Howren thinks his RHS football team has a few more cylinders that can still fire off a bit better.
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Reed boys soccer pulls away late, downs Carson 3-1
The Reed and Carson boys soccer squads battled through a scoreless first half. The second half was much different.
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Cougars take 11-stroke lead at regionals
One week after winning the final High Desert League girls golf tournament at Sierra Sage, Spanish Springs felt right back at home at the Stead course Monday.
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RMA rocks Honey Lake MX Park
The Honey Lake Motocross Park was the site for round 3 of the Reno Motocross Association's initial fall series. Although the rider count was a bit on the light side, all the racers gave a good account of themselves.
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Nevada squeaks by Wyoming in OT
After losing its starting quarterback to injury in the second quarter, the Nevada football team looked demoralized despite holding a 21-7 lead over visiting Wyoming. Slowly the Cowboys erased the two-touchdown deficit en route to grabbing a 28-21 edge at the start of the fourth quarter. Fortunately for the crowd of 24,025 at Mackay Stadium, the Wolf Pack and backup quarterback Devin Combs had some Homecoming magic up their sleeves.
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Reed girls rally after halftime, earn tie against Carson
The Carson Senators have been the class of northern Nevada's large-school girls soccer field so far this fall. The CHS crew went to Reed with an undefeated record. It left Reed without a loss Saturday, but it didn't hang a defeat on its hosts either.
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Spanish Springs boys, girls soccer downs Galena
The Spanish Springs Cougars continue to show they belong in northern Nevada's elite class of boys soccer programs this fall. The Cougars handed traditionally tough Galena a 2-0 loss in a crossover league contest Saturday at SSHS.
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Spanish Springs stumbles against Reno
The Reno offense was effective for only about the first six minutes in each half of Friday night's High Desert League prep football tilt. And that was enough.
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Reed football overpowers Hug
With current students and alumni of Reed High School in the stands, king and queen candidates dressed in tuxedos and gowns, the Raider Nation was looking for a reason to cheer at the end of Homecoming Week on Friday night, and the Raiders football team gave those in attendance plenty to celebrate. Unfortunately for Hug, it came at the visitors’ expense.
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