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League Play, Part 2: Reed, Sp. Springs gear up for second ha...
Over the years, the girls’ basketball programs at Reed and Spanish Springs have become accustomed to success. Now at the midway point of their respective league seasons, the idea of winning is still prevalent at the core of both teams and the prospects for Rail City basketball are high.
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Mild winter leads to more rounds of golf
When people think winter in the Truckee Meadows, the first thought that comes to mind is not sunny skies to go with many days of 50-degree temperatures. However this winter, that has indeed been the case. While some people have been soaking up the rays and others have been longing to hit the slopes, golfers have found themselves caught in the middle.
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League races to heat up
It’s about to get exciting in the Northern 4A boys basketball ranks. So far the season has been stop-and-go in terms of league play. Teams opened the season with a league game at the end of November and it took seven weeks for teams reach the midway point of their league schedules due to non-league tournaments, winter break and final exams week.
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NIAA committee makes postseason recommendations
Anyone looking for earth-shattering changes coming from the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association regarding postseason qualification should probably look somewhere else.
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Nevada continues winning ways
Straying away from Western Athletic Conference play for an evening, the streaking Nevada men’s basketball team came out lethargic Tuesday night.
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Routine Changes: School district policy allows athletes more...
Don’t be surprised this week if the parking lots at the Rail City’s three high schools look a little barren, even in the early afternoon. That’s because this is Finals Week and local students are out of classrooms and most are far away from school by lunchtime.
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Hooft: Reed’s not-so-secret weapon
If you ask local girls basketball coaches which player they would like off Reed’s roster, the majority would likely take sophomore point guard Gabby Williams without a second thought.
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NNKC champion comes full circle
There’s that old saying about how you can’t go home again but Todd Thompson has proven it wrong; at least when its your racing home. This past season he capped his return to the Northern Nevada Kart Club by notching the 125 Shifter Championship.
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Former Raider McKenzie thriving at Pacific
Down by eight points to the University of Nevada with under two minutes to play, the University of Pacific women’s basketball team turned to one of its leaders to save it from the jaws of defeat.
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Wolf Pack escapes with 77-74 win
Maybe all good things do come to an end but for Nevada basketball, its home dominance against Hawaii isn’t one of them, at least not yet.
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Reed softball getting new home
For 25 years, the Reed softball team has used Shadow Mountain Park as its “home” field. It’s time to bring those Lady Raiders home.
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Sparks boys prevail in Fallon, girls drilled
Jumping out to a huge lead to open the game, the Sparks boys basketball team looked as though it would roll to an easy victory over Fallon Saturday afternoon. Clawing its way back, the Greenwave made a game of it, but the early deficit proved too much to make up as the visiting Railroaders hung on for a 68-65 win.
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Lady Raiders hold off hot-shooting Miners, 66-58
The Reed girls basketball team likes to play fast and aggressive. For 20 minutes Friday night, the Raiders met their match.
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Reed boys rebound, take down Manogue
After watching another halftime lead do a disappearing act, the Reed boys basketball team probably had a bad case of deja vu Friday night.
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SSHS boys hold on for key road win over Mustangs
The Spanish Springs boys basketball team came into its winter campaign with many around northern Nevada believing it could be one of the top teams around. But it didn’t look that way a month into the season after the Cougars got off to a 1-4 start in league play.
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Cougars start strong, blow by Damonte
RENO — The Spanish Springs Cougars used a big first quarter to propel them to a 55-35 victory over Damonte Ranch in girls prep basketball action Friday night.
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Nevada wins 10th straight
Off to one of its best starts in recent years, the University of Nevada men’s basketball team is beginning to conjure up memories of seasons when NCAA Tournament trips were a regular occurrence.
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Prep ski season in jeopardy
This time of year usually brings to mind thoughts of winter wonderland fun, full of snowball fights, sledding, snowboarding and skiing. This year, that is not the case due to one of the oddest winter seasons ever for northern Nevada.
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Rail City Rumble
Hoping to prove itself and pull off an upset, the Reed wrestling team visited rival Spanish Springs Wednesday night in a High Desert League dual meet. The Cougars had other ideas though and cruised to a dominating 57-21 victory.
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Commentary: Why is Tim Tebow so popular?
You can’t turn on sports television or sports talk radio now without hearing the name Tim Tebow, usually over and over again. I was listening to an ESPN radio show a week or two ago and the hosts said they counted how many times Tebow’s name was said on SportsCenter the night before. The answer was 104.
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