Cougars falter versus Manogue
It looked like Tanner Oates was rounding second base still thinking he'd won Tuesday's first-round game for Spanish Springs. Unfortunately for Oates and his Cougars teammates, he had not.
Italiano wins feature
A cool evening set the stage for a night of intense racing highlighted by several winners coming from deep in the field and another coming back from a wild crash two weeks ago. And for added spice one race even had an unusual twist to it.
Spanish Springs softball sweeps McQueen
The Spanish Springs softball team capped its regular season Saturday with a doubleheader sweep of High Desert League rival McQueen. The Cougars (26-1) captured wins of 9-1 and 6-0 to conclude their conference campaign with a perfect 18-0 record.
Reed baseball completes sweep of North Valleys
Not many teams get to finish their season with three straight wins, but after a season of more downs than ups, the Reed Raiders did get to do just that. Reed, which was eliminated from the postseason hunt last week, capped a High Desert League series sweep of North Valleys Friday by posting an 11-5 home win.
Cougars bury Lancers
Revenge is sweet. The McQueen Lancers found that out the hard way Thursday. A year ago, McQueen took two of three games from Spanish Springs to win the final High Desert League series of the spring season. That bounced Spanish Springs out of the HDL’s No. 2 playoff seed and left the Cougars traveling in the first round of the postseason where they lost.
Reed knocks off North Valleys
It has been a long dry spell for the Reed High baseball team. The Raiders had not won a High Desert League game since their second conference series back in late March. The RHS club’s drought came to an end Wednesday thanks to a 14-7 HDL home win over North Valleys.
Spanish Springs, Sparks baseball lose league tilts
Lady Luck has been smiling on the Spanish Springs baseball team for a long time. A 19-game winning streak is proof of that. However, the Cougars’ winning streak and luck ran out Wednesday in a 16-14 High Desert League road loss at McQueen.
SSHS boosters set to host fundraiser
Fundraising is a thankless job and in a down economy it does not get any easier. Just ask the boosters at local high schools as they put in countless hours each school year to support their athletic programs.