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Railroaders race by Incline, Reed left with questions agains...
Early in its new season, the Sparks boys basketball team has been working out the kinks of its offense. On Saturday, the Railroaders seemed to find the right combination for success.
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Lady Railroaders fall to Hawks
The Sparks girls basketball team took the court Friday night at home against Hug with a set of familiar faces making up its roster, but a new face standing on the sideline. Initially it looked as though the Railroaders would respond well to the changes at hand, but the same problems that have become a plague for the Railroaders surfaced again as the Hawks stormed their way to a 57-29 victory.
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Big first quarter propels Spanish Springs girls to win
For the second straight night, the Spanish Springs girls basketball team made quick work of an out-of-state foe at the sixth annual High Sierra Winter Challenge.
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Sparks beats Damonte, Reed loses to Carson
After watching a 17-point lead slip away against Reed, the Sparks boys basketball team returned to action at the Capital Classic and got back in the win column, making sure not to make the same mistake a second straight day.
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Cougars dismantle California foe
The Atwater Falcons were no match for the Spanish Springs Cougars Thursday night. Spanish Springs scored early and often en route to a 66-17 romp over its California foe on first day action of the sixth annual High Sierra Winter Challenge.
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Reed, SSHS rake in the postseason football honors
Reno High quarterback/defensive back Chad Savage might have been named the Division I Northern Region and High Desert League Football Player of the Year, but the region and HDL’s other top honors were full of Rail City stars.
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Reed boys basketball tops Sparks in tournament action
For a large majority of its game Thursday evening in the Capital Classic Tournament in Carson City, the Sparks boys basketball team held a lead over counterpart Reed High. Unfortunately for the Railroaders, the game was a 32-minute contest rather than 29.
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Spanish Springs boys falter at Elko tourney
The second and third quarters doomed Spanish Springs Thursday night in its tournament opener against Elko.
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Cougars nearly achieve perfection
The Spanish Springs wrestling team nearly reached perfection. In its High Desert League dual meet against Hug Wednesday night, the Cougars demolished the hosts 83-0, a single point away from the highest total of 84 that a team can score in a dual.
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Forfeits propel Reed over Reno
The Reed wrestling team opened the High Desert League duals season Wednesday night and benefited from a handful of forfeits.
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Williams lifts Lady Raiders over rival Huskies
The Reed girls basketball team had not lost a game against a Northern Nevada opponent in the past 40 tries before facing bitter rival Reno High in the team’s first High Desert League matchup of the winter campaign Tuesday night.
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Reno boys run past Reed, 61-48
One week after most teams opened up their Division I North slates, the Reed boys basketball team got its shot.
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Meyer helps Spanish Springs boys shoot down North Valleys
The North Valleys Panthers weren’t able to hang around for much of Tuesday’s High Desert League game at Spanish Springs – about two minutes.
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Cougar girls start fast, finish faster
The Spanish Springs girls basketball team didn’t play very well for eight minutes in the second quarter Tuesday night. The good news for the Cougars is they more than overwhelmed North Valleys in the other three quarters of the early season High Desert League affair. The end result was a 64-26 home romp by the SSHS crew.
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Promoters meet at Reno; MX riders race at Fernley
Once again, short track promoters from across the country and Canada visited Reno for the RPM Workshops. For most of the 28-year run of the western regional meeting, the Eldorado Hotel and Casino has been their host.
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Commentary: Parental concerns over local youth football are ...
It’s hard to watch SportsCenter, read the sports page or even peruse a sports news website without hearing about concussions and head injuries from athletes playing football.
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Wolf Pack stumbles to loss against Boise
The Nevada football team wanted to end its regular season by sending rival Boise State home and out of the Mountain West Conference with a sour taste of its last two appearances at Mackay Stadium. Unfortunately for the Silver and Blue, a Hail Mary pass to end the game fell incomplete and there was no repeat of 2010 as the self-inflicted wounds that have harmed it all season plagued it again on Saturday afternoon.
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Spanish Springs girls dump California foe
Lyndsey Anderson scored 21 points and led her Spanish Springs girls basketball team to a 56-33 road win over Roseville, Calif. Saturday afternoon.
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Spanish Springs rallies past Wooster, 67-58
Deshawn Pughsley poured in 28 points for the Wooster boys basketball team Friday night, but it wasn’t enough to take down visiting Spanish Springs in a crossover league affair.
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Adjustments to be made after Pack loses first home game
In its first four home games of the young season, the Nevada men’s basketball team left head coach David Carter speechless with a trio of last-second victories. Carter was left wordless for a completely different reason Friday night.
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