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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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Fitness for Fun
It was good to be in fifth period P.E. class at Shaw Middle School Tuesday. Those students got a little extra treat on their learning menu that the rest of the school’s PE students missed out on. Players from the NBA’s Developmental League put on a FIT Clinic at the Sparks school Tuesday morning, showing the fifth-period students basketball fundamentals and stressing the importance of living a physically fit lifestyle.
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Reed girls dump Hug
The Reed girls basketball team rolled from the jump, scoring the first 19 points of the game and never looking back in its 73-23 road victory at Hug Tuesday night.
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Big third quarter lifts Hug boys over Reed
The Reed boys basketball team wanted to test itself against the North’s top teams to see where it stood. If the Raiders don’t right their ship quick, they’re not going to have a leg to stand on and they’ll find their 4-0 start in league play was wasted.
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Spanish Springs boys prevail, girls fall short
There is a saying in basketball that you either live by the three or die by the three.
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Sparks boys dispatch Fernley
The Fernley Vaqueros boast one of the top scorers in the Northern 3A in Cade Knutson. The bad news for Fernley was Knutson’s talented skill set was no secret to Sparks.
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