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Reno dumps Reed baseball into losers' bracket
Coming off an impressive sweep to close its regular season, the Reed baseball team seemed to be peaking at just the right time as it headed into its playoff opener at Reno. However, the Huskies halted the Raiders’ postseason-climb before it even began.
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Cougars win regional tournament opener
The old adage says big-time players make big-time plays in big-time games. Spanish Springs senior Brette Lawrence is widely considered one of the top prep players in the state and on Tuesday she showed why -- on the big stage.
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Spanish Springs squeezes past Douglas, 1-0
With the way Tuesday’s playoff opener between Douglas and Spanish Springs was going, the game was going to come down to one run. When it comes to one-run games, the Cougars are known for one play -- the suicide squeeze.
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Starley leads Reed into regionals
All baseball players seem to have a routine when stepping into the batter’s box. Whether it’s a readjustment of batting gloves, drawing a line in the dirt or tapping the corners of home plate, nearly every batter has a habit. For Reed senior Tyler Starley, part of his routine takes part in the stands.
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SSHS golfers struggle on first day of regionals
There's a joke around northern Nevada prep golf coaches that Mother Nature hates the spring boys season. That's because she keeps giving them a bad punchline in the form of horrific weather.
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Wild racing at Fallon and Desert Park
Cool, cloudy weather set the stage for another evening of action packed racing at Rattlesnake Raceway on Saturday evening. It featured everything from crashing and banging to a driver enjoying her first victory.
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Raiders split doubleheader at Reno
With the High Desert League title already wrapped up and coming off of a loss to Damonte Ranch, the Reed softball team was hoping to build some momentum for the postseason with its season finale at Reno Saturday. However, a split with the Huskies left the Raiders looking for more as they prepare for the playoffs.
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Cougars finish regular season in fine fashion
There are good ways to go out on Senior Day and then there's what the Spanish Springs softball team did. The SSHS gang rolled to a doubleheader sweep at home over North Valleys Saturday afternoon, posting a pair of mercy-rule shortened victories, 16-0 and 10-0.
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D-I Northern Region baseball playoffs open Tuesday
Talk about a wide open D-I Northern Region baseball tournament. The second through fifth seeds all had an equal 16-6 record, while the seventh seed was still only three games behind them. Only one team, No. 8 Carson, had a league mark under .500 this spring.
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Lady Railroaders' postseason appearance short lived
After dropping Game 1 of its three game series at Elko, the Sparks softball team faced elimination from the playoffs in Game 2 Saturday. Unfortunately for the Maroon and Gold, it was unable to extend its season.
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Sparks softball drops playoff opener
ELKO - The Elko softball team did just about everything right Friday afternoon, right up to a walk-off homer.
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Sparks baseball season comes to a close
The Sparks Railroaders saw their season end with a 5-4 prep baseball loss at Lowry Friday. The loss was the second in as many days as Lowry took the first two games in a best-of-three Division 1-A North playoff series.
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Reed steamrolls Cougars for sweep, 17-2
Coming into its regular season series finale against cross-town rival Reed, the Spanish Springs baseball team was on a tear through Division I North competition. The Cougars came into the two-game set with an eight-game winning streak, having swept their previous four Div. I series. However, Spanish Springs’ run did little to intimidate the Raiders.
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Sparks baseball bounced in opener of playoff series
The Sparks High baseball team put itself in a tough spot after dropping Thursday's opener at Lowry in the opener of a best-of-three playoff series. Sparks committed three errors on the road in Winnemucca and the host Buckaroos took advantage, posting a 9-5 playoff triumph.
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SSHS softball sinks Carson
The Spanish Springs softball team pushed across three first-inning runs and never trailed en route to a 6-2 home win over Carson in a Division North crossover league game Thursday afternoon.
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Damonte downs Reed softball, 4-1
Reed softball coach Jon Wunder wasn’t going to make a big deal out of playing the defending regional champions Thursday night in a crossover league matchup.
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Cohen shines in Arkansas
When Chelsea Cohen graduated from Reed High School in 2009 and chose the University of Arkansas as her new home, she knew there would some things she would have to adjust to on the softball field. There were also some things off of the field that took a little adjusting to as well.
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Starley leads Reed past Spanish Springs, 4-3
There was quite a bit of distance between the Reed and Spanish Springs baseball teams in the standings heading into the final regular season series Wednesday. But there wasn’t much difference on the scoreboard.
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Advantage program helping grow local youth soccer
Three years ago Rob Moreland went to Ryan Long, president of the Spanish Springs Soccer Club, with a vision of starting a program that would establish a foundation of soccer within the community. Three years into the Advantage Program, that foundation is beginning to take shape.
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Down the stretch they come
With regional tournament on the horizon, Spanish Springs, Reed softball teams focus on getting better, enjoying the moment in season's final week
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