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Two tracks start their seasons
This weekend saw a pair of tracks begin their racing year. To the east the newly renamed Reno/Tahoe/Fernley Speedway was in action Saturday evening while, on Sunday, Desert Park Raceway saw the Northern Nevada Kart Club begin its points season.
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Spanish Springs golfers win at Sierra Sage, Reed third
RENO -- Mother Nature may not have smiled on the High Desert League's golfers Tuesday but that didn't stop the Spanish Springs boys team from leaving Stead Golf Course sporting nothing but smiles.
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Cougars outlast snow, North Valleys
With snow flurries gusting across the diamond throughout its Division I North contest, the Spanish Springs baseball team was looking for a way to stay warm as it hosted North Valleys on Tuesday. Fortunately, the Cougars caught fire with their bats and starting pitcher Nikk Audenried.
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Reed shuts out Wooster, 11-0
On Tuesday, senior right-hander Mark Nowaczewski looked like the Reed Raiders ace that everyone expected when the baseball season opened.
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Spanish Springs softball comes from behind to win at Bishop ...
The Spanish Springs Cougars pushed across a trio of runs in the final two innings of Tuesday's Division I North crossover league game, helping them come from behind to capture a 5-3 road triumph over Bishop Manogue in prep softball action.
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Miners slam Cougars, 17-14
After nearly three weeks had gone by since playing their Division I North league opener, Spanish Springs and Bishop Manogue concluded their baseball series Monday in grand fashion.
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Sibling rivalry turns into revelry for Reed's Dettling sisters
Growing up, Mary and Megan Dettling had a bit of a rivalry on the softball field. Whether it was seeing who could get more hits in a game or strikeout more opponents, the sisters were always competing, trying to prove their superiority over the other.
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Lady Cougars win tournament
Entering Day 2 of the Reed Easter Softball Tournament, Reed and Spanish Springs looked poised to meet in the championship game as the respective No. 1 and No. 2 seeds. Unfortunately for one squad, they got to watch as the other Rail City team took the tourney title.
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Sparks baseball splits with South Tahoe
The Sparks baseball team split its Saturday doubleheader with South Tahoe in a battle that decided who would have the inside track at a Mount Rose League championship. Unfortunately for the Railroaders, the Vikings had already taken a game in the series, so now the Lake school is a game ahead of Sparks in the standings.
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Sparks softball takes one of two from South Tahoe
Sparks and South Tahoe locked horns for two softball games Saturday and both teams came away on the winning side of things.
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Spanish Springs baseball falls in tourney title tilt
Spanish Springs entered the final day of its spring break baseball tournament shorthanded due to several players going out of town, but that didn’t discourage coach Ben Hofmann.
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Lady Raiders, Cougars open tournament play
Looking to get in some game action over spring break, the Reed and Spanish Springs softball squads kicked off the Reed Easter Tournament with round robin play Friday.
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Happy Camping
Local youths get in some swings at spring break camp
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Senior standout Lucas Jones leading Cougars on diamond
The first time Lucas Jones played baseball was when he was 6 years old. Hitting off of a pitching machine rather than a live pitcher and being coached by his dad, Jones said he fell in love with the sport from Day 1.
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SSHS names new girls hoops coach
When former Spanish Springs girls basketball coach Christine Eckles stepped down at the end of the season in February, it signaled an end to the only era the Cougars had known. Since SSHS opened it doors in 2001, Eckles had been at the helm of the Cougars’ program. Now Spanish Springs begins a new era under a familiar face from the school’s boys basketball team.
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Local softball squads return to diamond after extended break
The Reed and Spanish Springs softball teams have had an extended break over the past week, but come this weekend those squads will be busy from now until the end of the season.
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Cougars unravel in sixth, fall to Carson
Through five innings of Wednesday night's tournament tilt, the Spanish Springs Cougars looked well on their way to advancing into the championship game of their annual spring break tourney.
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Aces ready for return to Reno
Friday's Opening Night will pit the Reno Aces against the Sacramento River Cats. Whitney Myer, Reno native and contestant on NBC’s “The Voice,” will perform the National Anthem, and Wolf Pack Football Coach Brian Polian will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. The club’s 2012 Triple-A National Championship and Pacific Coast League Championship banners will be on display for the first time.
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Cougars roll on first day of baseball tourney
The Spanish Springs baseball squad made quick work of both its opponents during the first day of its spring break tournament.
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Reed drops into losers' bracket, avoids elimination
Facing elimination in the Spanish Springs’ Spring Break Tournament, Reed put the baseball in the hands of Dylan Schlecht. Behind six strong innings of work, Schlecht helped the Raiders stave off elimination against North Valleys.
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