Sparks baseball tops Truckee, Lady Railroaders take two
The Sparks High baseball team opened its final series of the regular season Wednesday afternoon, hoping to send its four seniors out in fashion on senior day. Facing off against Mount Rose League foe Truckee, the Railroaders did just that with a 5-2 victory over the Wolverines.
Reno golfers best Spanish Springs, clinch HDL title
The Reno boys golf team clinched an outright High Desert League title by winning the conference's weekly tournament, on its home track, Tuesday at Washoe Golf Course. Reno's 401 team total was 23 strokes better than second-place Spanish Springs' 424. It was the Huskies fourth team win in five league tournaments this spring.
Cougars crush Tigers
Spanish Springs senior Karlie Merritt shuts down Douglas offense, fires one-hit gem, propelling SSHS club to 10-0 triumph
Reed pounds Hug, 20-0
Early in Reed’s Division I North contest at hug Tuesday, the Raiders opened the floodgates. Once the surge of runs continued to mount, there was nothing the Hawks could do to patch up the holes as Reed coasted its way to a 20-0 throttling.
No place like home for former Reed, SSHS softballers
Three years ago Karley Hopkins and Karlyn Jones were key cogs on the road to Spanish Springs securing it’s third state softball title in four years. As the Cougars celebrated their 12-1 championship victory at Nevada’s Hixson Park, the pair of seniors closed one chapter of their softball careers. Now that same field is their new home and the former SSHS standouts are in the midst of their next chapter.
North Valleys stuns Reed softball with seventh-inning rally
Reed pitcher Jackie Sertic had a no-hitter going until the final inning of Monday’s High Desert League softball clash with North Valleys. However, the Panthers picked the right time to get their bats going as the visitors stunned the Raiders, 2-1, earning a series split after dropping the opener 9-0 Friday. In the top of the seventh with Reed leading 1-0 on a fifth-inning squeeze play, North Valleys' Valerie Quam stepped to the plate and hit a...
Racers rock Rattlesnake
Spring like weather set the stage for another night of hard racing at Rattlesnake Raceway on Saturday. Four cars classes and four classes of the Amsoil Northern Nevada Outlaw Karts made for an action packed night.
SSHS softball takes two from McQueen
The Spanish Springs softball team had no problem bouncing back from an emotional loss. Two days after getting bounced 8-2 by Damonte Ranch in a battle of perennial northern Nevada powers, the Cougars bounced back to sweep a High Desert League doubleheader from McQueen, posting wins of 12-2 and 6-2.
Cougars grab pair from Douglas
The Spanish Springs baseball team hosted Douglas Saturday for a Division I North doubleheader in search of its second consecutive league sweep. After taking Game 1 in convincing fashion 8-3, the Cougars completed the sweep with a strong defensive effort in the second tilt en route to a 2-1 victory.
Reed, Galena split baseball action
Saturday’s Division I North baseball doubleheader between Galena and Reed had more than enough drama -- from trash talking to borderline dirty plays to a Reed assistant being tossed out of a game for the first time in his 30 years of coaching.
Reed, SSHS baseball cap sweeps
Reed pitcher Thomas Sertic allowed three doubles that contributed to a pair of Wooster runs in the first two innings Thursday. After that, the Colts managed just an infield hit and Sertic went the distance in a 6-2 Raiders home win to sweep the season series.
Damonte Ranch softball drills Spanish Springs
The Damonte Ranch Mustangs went into Thursday's afternoon's prep softball battle at Spanish Springs undefeated against northern Nevada opponents. However, a critic could have said the Mustangs hadn't played any of the North's top teams.