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Nevada, Fresno State leaving WAC to join Mountain West
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mountain West is growing, the Western Athletic Conference is in danger of being whittled away and BYU is considering going it alone — at least in football.
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Will this be a summer to remember for Giants fans?
It’s been a while since the San Francisco Giants gave their fans anything to cheer about in October. That may change this year.
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SSHS club track team enjoys successful first summer
This past spring, the Spanish Springs boys track and field team enjoyed more success than it ever had before.
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Tryouts get underway today
The rest of the fall sports programs are firing up with tryouts today.
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Miller tops Modifieds at Rattlesnake
A warm summer's night set the stage for a night of hard racing at Rattlesnake Raceway. For the fans there was plenty of passing, one race without one caution and the modified feature ended with a surprise victory for the winner.
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Motocross Prodigy
Little Ben Knoblock is wise beyond his years. The 7-year-old motocross racer from Spanish Springs didn’t pick a favorite rider to idolize based simply on success. It went surprisingly much deeper.
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Opening Day
Saturday marked Opening Day for AYSO youth soccer in Sparks.
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To hit or not to hit, that is the question
High school football programs across the state started practice Thursday and the rest of Nevada’s fall prep sports can begin workouts Monday. Where did the summer go? It seems spring sports were just holding state championship events.
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Gridiron Heating Up
When mid-August rolls around, prep football players and coaches across the Silver State begin to get excited. It’s as if the smell of a new season is in the air.
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Aces down Redbirds in series finale
RENO — The Reno Aces overcame a fast start by the Memphis Redbirds and won the final meeting of a four-game Pacific Coast League home series, 11-8, Wednesday afternoon.
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Aces come up short against Redbirds
The Reno Aces are starting to streak again. It just happens to be the wrong way.
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Memphis snaps Reno's streak at 5
With confidence at a high following five straight victories, the Reno Aces looked poised to make the 4,468 in attendance at Aces Ballpark happy Tuesday night.
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Cars, lawnmowers race at Quincy
The American Valley Speedway hosted another of its points races Saturday. However, this time the Pro Stock division didn't race so another fun event could be added, lawnmower racing.
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Youth on baseball watch list
Jake Prizina, a 13-year-old eighth grader at Shaw Middle School, didn't expect to get as far as he did this summer when he attended a National Team Identification Series regional in Utah recently.
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Northern 4A coaches voice concerns over schedule
The Silver State's prep football season is less than a month away, but northern Nevada coaches and officials from the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association, the state's governing body for prep sports, are still scrambling to implement tiebreaker policy.
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Court Awareness
Brandon Underwood (adjacent photo) works on his dribbling skills at Alf Sorenson Community Center in east Sparks Thursday afternoon.
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Reed football hosting fundraiser
The Reed High School Quarterback Club, the fundraising entity for the Raiders football program, is hosting a Meet-and-Greet Night as it gears up for the fast-approaching season.
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High Knees
The Reed High girls soccer program is hosting its late summer conditioning program three times a week (Tuesday-Thursday) this week and next. Official tryouts kick off August 16.
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Full-Contact Drills
SYFL teams started practices last week. The SYFL experience an all-day family fun event including scrimmages & mandatory weigh-ins for all football players is set for August 14 at Fallon High School.
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Commentary: Favre retirement saga continues
I wonder if Brett Favre sits at home in Mississippi each summer and thinks up ways to best mess with the national media.
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