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Holladay's career night lifts Cougar girls
A career offensive outing by Riley Holladay and a stellar all-around effort from Lyndsey Anderson propelled the Spanish Springs Cougars to a 54-40 Northern 4A crossover league win at Douglas Tuesday night.
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Reed High junior takes 4th at California Indoor Track & Fiel...
This past weekend in Fresno, Adriana Newell competed against the best California had to offer and claimed fourth in the 600-yard run and 12th in the 55 meters.
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Reed makes it interesting, takes down Reno in boys hoops
The Reed boys basketball team never trailed after the first minute of Monday night’s High Desert League battle at Reno, but the Raiders never let their coach relax.
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For Love of the Game
For many children growing up, the game of baseball is more than just a game. It is a love, a dream and a passion that becomes a part of who they are. Damon O’Connell helps make that experience possible for many local kids.
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Big changes planned for Fallon’s Rattlesnake Raceway
In racing, there is no such thing as an “off season,” and the Lahonton Auto Racing Association is a good example. The group operates Rattlesnake Raceway in Fallon and several volunteers have used the dry weather to work on the facility.
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Nevada runs win streak to 13 games
The Nevada Wolf Pack dispensed of Fresno State 74-61 Saturday night and can now boast it has the nation’s second-longest active winning streak.
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Williams torches Cougars for 37 in 77-48 Reed win
The good news for Spanish Springs is it won’t have to face Gabby Williams during the prep girls basketball regular season again this year. The bad news is the Cougars still have two more years of watching Reed’s point guard sensation go off in big games.
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Sparks boys trounce North Tahoe 58-21
The Railroaders got off to a quick start and the rest of the game became a formality in their return to Mount Rose League action Saturday.
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Reed boys erupt for 58 second-half points, stun Spanish Springs
For one half of the High Desert League boys prep basketball showdown Saturday afternoon between cross-town rivals Reed and Spanish Springs, it looked as though the Cougars would avenge their 10-point defeat from earlier in the season to the Raiders. Unfortunately, for the Cougs, the second half of the contest was a completely different story as Reed exploded for the 75-63 comeback win.
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Spanish Springs, Hug split league affairs
A slow offensive start didn't faze the Spanish Springs Cougars Friday night. That's largely because it's defense still came to play.
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RHS boys overcome ugly offensive effort, win at North Valleys
RENO — Reed returned to the court after a week off due to Finals Week and at times the Raiders looked as rusty as a beat up old truck sitting in the garage. Despite struggling to buy a basket during long stretches, the Raiders left with a lackluster 66-52 victory at North Valleys in boys prep hoops action Friday night.
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Reed girls run by North Valleys, 72-26
There really isn’t a northern Nevada girls basketball team with one player who has the talent to match Reed sophomore point guard Gabby Williams. That was especially the case in north Reno Friday night.
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League Play, Part 2: Reed, Sp. Springs gear up for second ha...
Over the years, the girls’ basketball programs at Reed and Spanish Springs have become accustomed to success. Now at the midway point of their respective league seasons, the idea of winning is still prevalent at the core of both teams and the prospects for Rail City basketball are high.
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Mild winter leads to more rounds of golf
When people think winter in the Truckee Meadows, the first thought that comes to mind is not sunny skies to go with many days of 50-degree temperatures. However this winter, that has indeed been the case. While some people have been soaking up the rays and others have been longing to hit the slopes, golfers have found themselves caught in the middle.
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League races to heat up
It’s about to get exciting in the Northern 4A boys basketball ranks. So far the season has been stop-and-go in terms of league play. Teams opened the season with a league game at the end of November and it took seven weeks for teams reach the midway point of their league schedules due to non-league tournaments, winter break and final exams week.
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NIAA committee makes postseason recommendations
Anyone looking for earth-shattering changes coming from the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association regarding postseason qualification should probably look somewhere else.
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Nevada continues winning ways
Straying away from Western Athletic Conference play for an evening, the streaking Nevada men’s basketball team came out lethargic Tuesday night.
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Routine Changes: School district policy allows athletes more...
Don’t be surprised this week if the parking lots at the Rail City’s three high schools look a little barren, even in the early afternoon. That’s because this is Finals Week and local students are out of classrooms and most are far away from school by lunchtime.
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Hooft: Reed’s not-so-secret weapon
If you ask local girls basketball coaches which player they would like off Reed’s roster, the majority would likely take sophomore point guard Gabby Williams without a second thought.
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NNKC champion comes full circle
There’s that old saying about how you can’t go home again but Todd Thompson has proven it wrong; at least when its your racing home. This past season he capped his return to the Northern Nevada Kart Club by notching the 125 Shifter Championship.
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