Nevada drops shootout to BYU
LAS VEGAS — Jimmer Fredette scored a career-high 33 points and Jackson Emery added 27 to lead BYU to a 110-104 win over Nevada in the third round of Las Vegas Classic on Tuesday.
Engineering student's passion is speed
A passion for racing and speed has led one driver not only to chase his dream but technical training as well. For Jake Holland, from Calpine, Calif., racing and being a student at UNR go hand in hand.
Sparks comes up short against North Valleys
You won't find veteran Sparks boys basketball coach Dick Lee ever discussing moral victories, but he was able to find some positives in his Railroaders' 54-48 loss to North Valleys in the third-place game of the Rail City Classic Saturday afternoon.
Reed, SSHS drop tourney finales
For the second time in two weeks, the Carson Senators got the best of the Reed Raiders in a close contest, posting a 50-45 triumph in prep boys basketball action Saturday afternoon.
Casa Roble downs Sparks
The Sparks Railroaders put up a tough half against visiting Casa Roble High School but faltered in the second half en route to a 63-50 loss Friday night in a Rail City Classic semifinal.
Local squads earn different results at tourneys
The Spanish Springs boys basketball team will play for the consolation title at the Mesa Verde Tournament in east suburban Sacramento. That news came after Spanish Springs downed Atwater, Calif. 56-48 in a losers' bracket game Friday afternoon.
Cougar wrestlers rip Panthers
The defending High Desert League champion Spanish Springs wrestling team had little trouble capturing its second conference dual meet victory Wednesday night, dumping North Valleys, 67-9.
Huskies hold off Cougars
It could have been sloppy offense or good defense that showed up in Tuesday night’s High Desert League boys basketball opener between Spanish Springs and Reno. It was likely a combination of both and it resulted in a 44-38 Reno road victory over Spanish Springs.
Reno rolls over Spanish Springs
When it took 26 minutes of game time for the Spanish Springs girls basketball team to match Reno’s first-quarter scoring output, that just solidified Tuesday night as a long one for the young Cougars.
Karting champ plans on faster future
Winning one championship is quite a feat for any driver and to win three in one year is amazing. Cody Kay accomplished such a feat this summer at the Sprint Grand Nationals, staged by the Northern Nevada Kart Club this summer.