Cougars maim Hawks, 40-14
The Spanish Springs Cougars grabbed the momentum early Friday night in their prep football clash at Hug and never let go. The result was a 40-14 SSHS romp over the host Hawks in the Northern 4A League opener for both schools.
Sparks football still winless after 31-25 loss at Fernley
Sparks made a valiant second-half comeback but couldn’t make up the 22-6 halftime deficit in its 31-25 loss at Fernley Friday night. The Railroaders got their points on a 57-yard field goal by Esteban Bravo, which broke Keith Lightfoot’s school record, and a 30-yarder. But Sparks figured things out in the second half. “We got more physical on the defensive side of the ball,” Sparks football coach Rob Kittrell said. “We started seeing what thes...
Sparks soccer splits at North Tahoe
The Sparks Railroaders continued their start to a perfect soccer season, reeling off their 11th straight win in a 6-2 triumph in Mount Rose League boys soccer action Thursday afternoon.
Reed spikers prevail in Carson
The Reed High volleyball team got off to a hot start only to hit a rocky road later in its match Thursday night at Carson. Still, Reed regrouped and pulled out a 25-19, 25-23, 22-25, 20-25, 15-8 triumph over the host Senators in a Northern 4A crossover league match.
Aces take 2-0 lead in playoff series
RENO — Barry Enright scattered just a run over 6.2 innings of work Thursday night, lifting the Reno Aces to a 4-2 victory over the Sacramento River Cats in Game Two of the Pacific Conference Championship Series at Aces Ballpark.
Cougars thump Miners
The Spanish Springs boys soccer team scored about 20 seconds into Wednesday night’s Northern 4A crossover league clash with Bishop Manogue and the visiting Miners showed very little life after that.
Aces win playoff debut
RENO — Angel Berroa homered twice and drove in four runs for Reno Wednesday night, leading the Aces to a 7-4 victory over the Sacramento River Cats in Game One of the Pacific Conference Championship Series at Aces Ballpark.
Portola volleyball downs Sparks
The Sparks volleyball team fell to the visiting Portola Tigers Wednesday evening in four games. A solid start was not enough to propel Sparks to its first win of the young season. The end result was a 24-26, 25-13, 25-22, 25-12 loss to the California school.
Tee to Green : Cougars second at RedHawk, Raiders fourth
It looks like the bulk of the High Desert League’s girls golf squads will be chasing McQueen this fall. The Lancers buried the competition at the first league tournament of the season, last week at WildCreek. They turned the trick again Tuesday at RedHawk Golf Club.
Aces slam Padres, 12-8
Even though the outcome didn’t matter in the whole scheme of things with the Reno Aces knowing the who, when and where of their first-round playoff matchup, the Aces still showed they appreciated their fans in the final regular season game of the season.
Rattlesnake hosts long, wild night
Fans on Saturday were treated to a long night of action packed racing Saturday as Rattlesnake Raceway kicked off two days of Labor Day Weekend racing. And one driver continued on his way to winning his second track championship in as many years.
Spring Creek runs by Sparks
Still looking for its first win of the season, the Sparks football team hosted its second game of the fall campaign. This time it had potential playoff ramifications.
Cougars maul Panthers
The North Valleys Panthers may have just gotten a chance to witness the “Hunter Fralick-Vance Lively Coming Out Party.” On Friday night, the Spanish Springs quarterback-wide receiver combination was as impressive as any in the brief history of SSHS football, 10 years.