Defending North champ Manogue falls at Hug
Over the season, the Hug boys basketball team earned the right to hold the No. 1 seed going into the Northern 4A playoffs. The Hawks used a dominating performance on Wednesday night to back that up, easily dumping Bishop Manogue 73-51.
Cougars collapse in Carson
The Spanish Springs girls basketball team opened the first round of the Northern 4A regionals on the road and looked as though it would be returning to its home gym for the second round of the playoffs. Unfortunately for the Cougars, a squandered 15-point lead and a second-half collapse spoiled those hopes as host Carson used a second-half rally to come away with the 41-36 victory Tuesday night.
Alumni return to sidelines of Rail City schools
If one is to take a look around the coaching landscape of the Reed and Spanish Springs basketball programs, a lot of familiar faces will pop up. At all different levels, former Raiders and Cougars have returned to their alma maters to help coach.
MX racers rip through Fernley sandbox
The area’s racing year was started by the Reno chapter of the Over the Hill Gang as they hosted the first round of SMRA’s spring series. Almost spring weather set the stage for a day of hard racing for over 270 riders on the track they call “The Sand Box.”
Reed takes two from North Valleys
The Reed boys basketball team went into Friday night’s game against last-place High Desert League foe North Valleys with the No. 2 seed and a first-round home playoff game. Fortunately for the Raiders, they escaped with a 76-71 victory to secure one last game in the familiar confines of their own gym.
Late threes spark Nevada in Hawaii
The Nevada Wolf Pack had no trouble rebounding Thursday night in Hawaii. After seeing its 16-game winning streak come to an end last Saturday night at home in an upset loss to Idaho, Nevada rebounded in a big way five days later.