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The Secret is Out: Reed athletic secretary is one of the best
With the winter sports season just wrapping up, student-athletes across the state of Nevada recently received awards and recognition for their play. The athletes were not the only ones to be acknowledged for their efforts. Those individuals who are behind the scenes and support the kids the most were acknowledged as well, including Reed’s athletic secretary Cindy McDaniels, who was named the Athletic Secretary of the Year for the entire 4A.
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Sun shines on racing at the Sand Box
The Reno chapter of the Over The Hill Gang hosted round three of SMRA’s spring championship series. Once again, the Fernley Lion’s Motocross Track, also known as the Sand Box, was the site and the event was blessed by wonderful weather for the 261 riders.
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Prep baseball, softball programs gear up for season debuts w...
It was a nice spring day Saturday. The sun was out. The temperature was perfect — perfect for some baseball and softball action.
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Wolf Pack bounces Bulldogs
A 52-point second-half explosion helped Nevada come back and capture a win over Louisiana Tech in its regular-season finale Saturday night.
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Commentary: MLB’s plan to expand playoffs misses mark
On Friday, Major League Baseball voted to expand its playoffs to 10 teams, to account for an extra wild card team in both leagues.
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Commentary: Bad time for bad press at Bishop Gorman
If the Hug High boys basketball team views itself as Nevada’s large-school state champion, few could blame those players. Hug did lose to Bishop Gorman last week in the state final, but the BGHS athletic department is essentially being asked to take its ball and go home, because the Gaels, in the eyes of many around the state, have outgrown the NIAA.
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Purple Pride : SSHS athletic director honored by peers
Whether it is dealing with players and coaches on the field or court, or managing the behind-the-scenes aspects of prep sports such as scheduling and meetings, the job of an athletic director encompasses plenty of responsibility. That is why there was no one better suited to be named Athletic Director of the Year for the high school athletics in the state of Nevada than Spanish Springs’ AD Art Anderson.
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Nevada clinches WAC title
The Nevada men’s basketball team clinched the Western Athletic Conference regular season championship thanks to a 65-61 home win over New Mexico State.
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Postseason awards announced
With the prep basketball season now over, the all-league honors have been dealt out and Rail City hoopsters are taking home a handful of the awards.
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Commentary: NIAA makes the right call to pressure Gorman
When a team starts to win exponentially more than its competitors, you have to start asking why. In the Silver State, Bishop Gorman, the private Catholic high school in Las Vegas, is that school. It’s been racking up Nevada large school state titles like a little kid hoarding candy.
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HDL's postseason honors released
Three High Desert League girls basketball teams had their entire starting fives honored when coaches voted on this season’s all-league awards. However, only one team got a sixth player recognized and it’s no surprise which one.
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Cloudy with a Chance of Controversy : Battle brewing over Go...
Bishop Gorman High School has not made many friends in its recent romp through Nevada’s high school sports landscape. The Las Vegas Catholic high school has seen its athletic programs become more and more successful over the past decade and, in the process, has alienated more than a few foes.
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3A coaches eagerly await new faces at state tourneys
Nevada’s 3A classification will look a lot different next school year. It’s pretty much got a makeover coming.
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Lovelock Speedway improves, prepares for new season
Ever since it was built, the Lovelock Speedway has been a work in progress as the Nile Valley Racing Association has been continually improving and adding to this bullring. With its fifth season about to begin, even more improvements have been added to the facility.
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Former Reed standout eyes end of playing days at Nevada
Three days ago, the Reed girls basketball team took home the 4A state title for the first time in almost 20 years. For former Raiders standout Kayla Williams, whose younger sister Gabby led the Blue and Gold to the program’s fourth state crown, the victory was sweet to take in, even while thousands of miles away in Hawaii with her current team, the Nevada Wolf Pack.
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Spring sports season opens
With the winter sports season wrapping up this weekend, Rail City student-athletes are breaking out their track shoes and baseball and softball gloves.
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My 5 favorite things about Reed's championship run
Five events highlighted my experience as Reed capped its season with a girls 4A state basketball championship Friday night.
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Nevada outlasts Fresno State in 3 OTs, 79-76
A week off may have the Nevada men's basketball team a little rusty. The Wolf Pack, which averages more than 75 points per game was limited to 53 in regulation Saturday night. Still, in the end, Nevada was able to clinch at least a share of the Western Athletic Conference regular season title by stealing a 79-76 triple overtime win at Fresno State.
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Reed girls win 4A title
Reed sophomore point guard Gabby Williams suffered through one of the most frustrating and lackluster offensive performances of her season in the state semifinals Thursday night. She was just saving her ‘A’ game for the championship against bitter rival Reno.
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Raiders had Huskies number this winter
Many teams that successfully defeat a rival three times in the same season may get complacent or lackadaisical heading into a fourth matchup. Most teams might go into that fourth game expecting the opponent to concede the contest. The Reed girls basketball team is not most teams.
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