Lowry wins series from Sparks
A day after getting clobbered in the first game of a Northern 3A playoff series, the Sparks Railroaders showed much more fight in Game 2. Unfortunately for SHS fans, it wasn’t enough.
Reed starts strong, holds off Carson
The Reed High softball program has long been known as a Northern 4A power. So a year ago, when the Raiders lost their first two playoff games and were eliminated quickly from tournament play, it left a sour taste in the mouths of players from the east Sparks school.
Cougars open postseason with win
The Spanish Springs Cougars seem to always play their best softball in May. Given that, it's no real surprise the local squad has won three of Nevada's last four large-school state championships.
Aces, Bees split doubleheader
Wily Mo Peña homered and Matt Torra tossed a complete game to push the Aces to a 3-2 win in the opener, but Salt Lake returned the favor with a 6-5 walk-off win in the nightcap to force a doubleheader split in the finale at Spring Mobile Ballpark.
Wind wreaks havoc at Rattlesnake Raceway
Well, the weather man was wrong on Saturday as the winds just increased during the night and the evening of racing at Rattlesnake Raceway ended with a very light rain. However, none of this deterred the drivers from staging a night of hard and wild racing.
Sparks baseball earns top seed for playoffs
To say that the Sparks baseball team had a good end to its regular season is an understatement. A more appropriate statement would be that the Railroaders stuck a giant exclamation point onto the end of the schedule.