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Cougar girls win, boys fall in preseason tournaments
The Spanish Springs girls basketball team picked up its first win of the young season, downing Lassen 33-27 during first-day action at the High Sierra Winter Challenge, which it co-hosts annually with Reno High School.
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Hug spoils Sparks' home opener
The excitement of the Sparks girls basketball home-opener was quickly erased Thursday night as Hug coasted to a 54-14 non-league win.
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Spanish Springs girls, boys open hoops season with losses at...
A rough second quarter hurt the Spanish Springs girls basketball team and changed the dynamic of the season opener. In the end, the Cougars were saddled with a 47-20 loss in a DI North crossover league game in Minden Wednesday night. The matchup marked the season debut for both schools.
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Railroaders', Campbell's rally falls short at Hug
The Sparks boys basketball team trailed 38-16 at the half Wednesday night at Hug – the defending North champions – but made a game of it late before falling 69-53 in the non-league meeting.
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The Next Episode: Reed, Bishop Gorman to play for state foot...
It’s almost becoming a yearly cliché: The Reed and Bishop Gorman football programs playing each other in December — and this season is no exception. The Raiders and Gaels meet in the Nevada DI state title game Saturday in Las Vegas at Sam Boyd Stadium – home of UNLV.
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Sparks boys basketball will rely on youth
The Sparks boys basketball won a league title last season, going 8-2, before finishing 20-9 overall. After topping Fernley in the North quarterfinals, the Railroaders were bounced in the regional semifinals by Lowry, 52-48.
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Commentary: Even I had to laugh
I've seen a lot of things in my 17 years of covering high school sports in Sparks. I've been called just about every name in the book along the way too, but even I had to laugh at what I was accused of Monday.
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Winter storm concerns force district to nix all activities
Decision wipes away Tuesday's slate of season-opening basketball contests across the region
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Championship year for young driver
FALLON - Winning a championship is an illusive dream for most racers and earning three in one year is almost unheard of. It's even more amazing when the driver has just moved into a new class.
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Competitive preseason camp should pay dividends for Cougars
Spanish Springs boys basketball coach Kyle Penney has a reputation for getting his athletes to play really hard and getting the most basketball production possible from his talent pool. So not surprisingly, improving competitiveness and mental toughness have been key themes during the Cougars' first two weeks of practice.
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Reed shocks Liberty, advances to state final
RENO -- The Reed High football team wasn't much up for playing close contests in the regular season. The only game Reed played where the final margin was single digits, was its lone loss of the fall campaign, a 29-27 league loss to Reno.
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BYU ends Nevada's disappointing season
The second half has been Nevada’s biggest bugaboo this season and Saturday’s season finale at Mackay Stadium was no different.
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Girls basketball preview: Williams back for Reed, Cardenas e...
It’s no secret the Reed girls basketball team isn’t the same without senior UCONN commit Gabby Williams.
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Reed boys basketball faces familiar challenge
Dustin Hall is entering his sixth season at the helm of the Reed boys basketball program. One might think the job would get a little easier with each passing season. However, Hall says that's not the case, at least for him.
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Reed, Liberty set for state semifinal gridiron battle
The Reed High football team finds itself in a familiar spot, Nevada's large-school state semifinals. It's the fourth time in five years the Raiders have advanced to this stage and the third time during that stretch they've faced a southern Nevada opponent.
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Wrestling Preview: A glance at the three Rail City grappling...
Led by coach Joe Imelli, the Spanish Springs wrestling program has become the premier squad in the North.
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Denn wins Raider's QB job, flourishes
He was handed the keys to the most powerful car in northern Nevada and must have glued his foot to the accelerator. That's because he still hasn’t parked it.
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NIAA elaborates on decision to move state semifinal venue
A decision by the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association to move Saturday's Div. I state semifinal, originally scheduled to be played at Reed, to Bishop Manogue High School, did not sit well at Reed High.
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Reed left to evaluate future after losing right to host play...
A day after the Reed High football program learned it would no longer host Saturday's state semifinal, RHS coaches and administrators were left thinking about the ramifications of the change.
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