Rail City prep standouts sign letters of intent
Four local prep standouts made their college athletic plans official during letter-of-intent signing ceremonies Thursday afternoon. Two Spanish Springs and two Reed high student-athletes will be taking their games to the next level next school year.
Nevada rolls in exhibition
The Nevada basketball team got its annual exhibition tune-up out of the way Tuesday night, romping over Division II Chico State, 90-63 in men’s college basketball action.
Motocross racers battle on Fernley sand
With only three rounds to go, riders that compete with the Sierra MX series faced off here this weekend. Great weather and a smooth operation, thanks to the local chapter of the Old Timer's Club, made for a wonderful weekend of racing on this sandy track.
Big second half propels Galena over Spanish Springs
A second-half collapse cost the Spanish Springs football team its first playoff victory. After dominating the first half, Spanish Springs gave up 28 unanswered points to Galena and was saddled with a 31-14 home loss in the first round of the Northern 4A playoffs.
Sparks schools prep for playoffs
The High Desert League’s postseason football representation has “Rail City” written all over it this fall. For the first time, Reed and Spanish Springs have both qualified for the Northern 4A playoffs. Not only that, but the two Sparks schools earned the top seeds from the HDL and will each host a regional quarterfinal playoff game tonight at 7 p.m.
Cougars’ season ends at Damonte
RENO — The Spanish Springs Cougars got outlclassed a bit in their first postseason appearance Wednesday night. It by no means meant the SSHS spikers showed a lack of class, they just weren’t in the same class as Sierra League co-champion Damonte Ranch, falling to the Mustangs 25-10, 25-9, 25-16 in a Northern 4A regional quarterfinal playoff.
MRANN haunts Moon Rocks
For area desert racers the Halloween weekend means the annual MRANN race at the Moon Rocks Recreation area. It's two days of intense racing along with costumes and even a trick or treat session Saturday night for the youngest riders.
South Tahoe ends Reed's reign
Less than 24 hours after the Reed boys soccer team suffered an overtime shootout playoff loss, the RHS girls club suffered the same fate. The Reed girls were upended by South Tahoe in a shootout (0-0, 6-5 penalty kicks) during a first-round regional tournament affair Saturday afternoon at Damonte Ranch High School.
Cougars can't advance past quarterfinals
The Spanish Springs Cougars and Douglas Tigers battled through a relentless match before the Tigers scored late to steal a 1-0 quarterfinal victory in the Northern 4A Girls Soccer Tournament Saturday, hosted at Damonte Ranch High School.
Douglas shoots down Reed
It was an unusually bright and sunny late October day for the first round of the Northern 4A Boys Soccer Tournament Saturday. However, as the day progressed to night, a dark cloud slowly seemed to form over the Reed Raiders.