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Cougars take HDL's top honors
The Reed volleyball team stole all the postseason thunder, but Spanish Springs’ success during the regular season was not ignored when the High Desert League coaches voted for all-league postseason awards.
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SSHS spikers win 4A State Academic Championship
Since Spanish Springs returned its entire core of the volleyball squad, it was expected that the Cougars would improve their overall performance on the court this season.
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UNLV staves off Nevada rally, wins 71-67
Justin Hawkins had 13 points and Chace Stanback added 12 to lead UNLV to a 71-67 win over Nevada, which nearly rallied from an 18-point second-half defic
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Racers rip Fernley sandbox
On Sunday, the Over the Hill Gang club hosted round 7 of SMRA’s Nevada State Championship MX series. And for the final time this year, the Lion’s Motocross Track echoed with the sounds of racing.
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Sparks ends streak of runner-up finishes with 1-0 win in sta...
After coming up short as the bridesmaid in the past two 3A state boys soccer championship games, all Sparks wanted to do was avenge its only loss of the season and take down Truckee in this year’s installment of the state championship match Saturday
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Reed volleyball's Cinderella run ends in championship
Reed High’s volleyball team needed 11 weeks and 30 matches to reach Saturday’s Class 4A state championship game. Green Valley needed just 90 minutes and three games to undo it all.
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Reed moves into 4A state volleyball final
Two weeks ago, it appeared that Reed High’s volleyball season was about to come to an end. Today it will end, in the championship match of the 4A state tournament.
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Sparks boys soccer to play for 3A state crown
The last time Sparks played Virgin Valley in the semifinals of the 3A boys state soccer tournament two years ago, the Railroaders needed some time to feel out their opponent and then cruised to a 3-0 triumph.
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Reed rips Spanish Springs, 48-16
The Reed Raiders opened the Northern 4A football playoffs in fine fashion Friday night. Reed scored the first 34 points of its postseason opener and cruised to a 48-16 regional quarterfinal triumph at home over cross-town rival Spanish Springs.
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Railroaders revved up for state tournament
If the 3A State Soccer Tournament were a wedding, the Sparks Railroaders would be getting quite familiar with the role of bridesmaid. Sparks usually makes the wedding party, but never walks off into the sunset with the top honor.
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Here We Go Again: Reed, Spanish Springs football open playof...
It’s rare in organized football for teams to play back-to-back games against each other. However, that is indeed the case this week as Reed and Spanish Springs face off in the first round of the Northern 4A regional playoffs — after meeting on the gridiron in both schools’ regular season finale just seven days ago.
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Raider Revival
Ten days ago, not many who follow northern Nevada prep volleyball would have picked Reed to win a regional title. Perennial Northern 4A powers Reno and Manogue would have been much safer picks. Even league runners-up Galena and Spanish Springs looked like they had the potential to maybe get hot for a few days and win the needed three straight playoff victories to hoist a regional banner.
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Nevada overcomes slow start, wins exhibition opener
Last season, the Nevada men’s basketball team’s roster was full of freshmen and first-year transfers. Like an infant, the team slowly gained experience and learned to walk, taking its best steps toward the end of the season.
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Bait and Switch: Did Reed overachieve or was this all part o...
Four of Reed’s seniors joked during practice Monday that they’re just a bunch of hustlers.
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North Valleys sophomore crowned NASCAR champion
Racing championships are an illusive goal; many want to earn one but only a few actually realize this dream. One of the latter is Travis Barr, a 15-year-old North Valleys High School sophomore.
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Reed caps improbable run to regional volleyball crown
After the fireworks display put on by Reed and Spanish Springs Friday night to knock off both No. 1 seeds to reach the championship, fans could only wonder what was in store for Saturday night.
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Sparks loses 3A North title game to Truckee in penalty kicks
The Sparks boys soccer team was trying to do something it had never done before — win a 3A North championship as not a No. 3 seed.
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Northern schools shine at state cross country meet
The Nevada State Cross Country Championships at Rancho San Rafael Park Saturday turned into a highlight for schools from the North, with the Carson girls winning the state title with 67 team points and the Galena taking the boys’ state crown with a meet low 43 points.
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Reed sweeps No. 1 seed Reno to set up title showdown with Sp...
The Reed volleyball team ended a long history of playoff futility with a first-round win in Galena Wednesday night. The Raiders weren’t about to let that be the highlight of their season.
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Cougars pull out something special in marathon match
After watching fellow Rail City school Reed knock off a No. 1 seed, the Spanish Springs Cougars thought to themselves, “How about we make it two?”
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