Portola volleyball downs Sparks
The Sparks volleyball team fell to the visiting Portola Tigers Wednesday evening in four games. A solid start was not enough to propel Sparks to its first win of the young season. The end result was a 24-26, 25-13, 25-22, 25-12 loss to the California school.
Tee to Green : Cougars second at RedHawk, Raiders fourth
It looks like the bulk of the High Desert League’s girls golf squads will be chasing McQueen this fall. The Lancers buried the competition at the first league tournament of the season, last week at WildCreek. They turned the trick again Tuesday at RedHawk Golf Club.
Aces slam Padres, 12-8
Even though the outcome didn’t matter in the whole scheme of things with the Reno Aces knowing the who, when and where of their first-round playoff matchup, the Aces still showed they appreciated their fans in the final regular season game of the season.
Rattlesnake hosts long, wild night
Fans on Saturday were treated to a long night of action packed racing Saturday as Rattlesnake Raceway kicked off two days of Labor Day Weekend racing. And one driver continued on his way to winning his second track championship in as many years.
Spring Creek runs by Sparks
Still looking for its first win of the season, the Sparks football team hosted its second game of the fall campaign. This time it had potential playoff ramifications.
Cougars maul Panthers
The North Valleys Panthers may have just gotten a chance to witness the “Hunter Fralick-Vance Lively Coming Out Party.” On Friday night, the Spanish Springs quarterback-wide receiver combination was as impressive as any in the brief history of SSHS football, 10 years.
Cougars, Raiders win league debuts
Sparks rivals Spanish Springs and Reed got their Northern 4A league seasons started off on the right foot. Both local schools captured victories in crossover league home matches.
Aces hang on to down Grizzlies
RENO — Cole Gillespie’s three-run homer in the first inning helped stake Reno to a 4-0 lead Wednesday night, and the Aces held on to for a 4-3 victory over the Fresno Grizzlies at Aces Ballpark.
Fresno tops Aces, 5-2
Mark Hallberg and Andy Tracy hit back-to-back homers for the Aces in the seventh inning Tuesday, but that was all the offense Reno could muster against Fresno in a 5-2 loss at Aces Ballpark.
Prep soccer season kicks into action
The Sparks High boys soccer team could not have gotten off to a much better start in Mount Rose League play. The Railroaders rolled to a 10-0 triumph over Dayton in their conference and home opener Tuesday afternoon at SHS.
Dwarfs cars spell wild racing
The American Valley Speedway hosted its third annual Dwarf Car Regional this weekend. These little speedsters put on a two-day show that included close racing as well as a lot of action.