Cougars shoot down Panthers
RENO — A slow start was not enough to keep the Spanish Springs Cougars from collecting their first league win. Despite facing a 14-point deficit less than six minutes into their High Desert League battle at North Valleys, the SSHS squad rallied behind the 31 points of Taelor Marchbanks and captured an 81-71 victory in boys prep basketball action Friday night.
Cougars pull away from Panthers
Two Cougars performed at the top of their game, posting career-high numbers and leading the Spanish Springs girls to a 55-41 road win over the North Valley Panthers in prep basketball action Friday night.
Reed girls dispatch Elko
An already struggling Elko girls basketball squad had the unenviable task of opening High Desert league play at reigning HDL champion Reed Friday night and suffered a 77-39 loss.
Cougars beat up Raiders
The Spanish Springs Cougars’ hopes of another High Desert League dual meet championship are still alive and well. That’s because Spanish Springs kept its HDL dual record perfect Wednesday night, improving to 4-0 after a 46-27 prep wrestling victory over Reed.
Sparks boys win 3A North opener
FERNLEY — The Sparks Railroaders put up a huge win Wednesday night on the road, posting a 62-45 thumping of Fernley in the 3A North League debut for both schools.
Reed girls, boys fall
Tuesday’s matchup of last year’s girls 4A Northern Region final revealed the same results, a victory for the Reno Huskies over the Reed Raiders, 67-62.
Cougars capture first HDL win
Despite being shut out for a nearly 10-minute span, Spanish Springs rebounded in the second half behind a Caitlin McKinney and Ari James-led rally to secure a 53-47 win in prep girls basketball action Tuesday night.
Kart racer scores double championship
Mark Nason had one of those years that most racers can only dream about. He not only won one, but also capped the year by taking two class championships with the Northern Nevada Kart Club.
Vandals stun Wolf Pack at home
The Idaho Vandals picked up what was probably their biggest win in recent memory, surprising Nevada on its home floor, 78-73, in Western Athletic Conference men's basketball action Saturday night.
Cougars ride Greenwave to victory
The Spanish Springs girls basketball team held Fallon to four points in the third quarter and broke open a close game in a 60-47 non-league girls prep basketball win Friday night.
Sparks, Reed boys fall in Carson
It was not a good day for boys basketball programs in the Rail City. Both Reed and Sparks were handed losses in the losers' bracket of Carson High's Capital Classic. Here's a closer look at the two games involving the local schools.
North Carolina too much for Nevada
RENO — Top-ranked teams don’t come to Reno very often. One did Wednesday night and it didn’t disappoint. The No. 1 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels made Nevada their 13th victim on the season, staying unbeaten with an 84-61 non-conference men’s basketball victory in front of 10,526 fans at Lawlor Events Center.