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Sparks boys dump Incline; girls struggle
The Sparks Railroaders needed to overcome a lackadaisical first half to pull out a Mount Rose League win at Incline Tuesday night. Luckily for the SHS crew, it did just that and in resounding fashion.
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Defense propels Spanish Springs girls to win at Carson; SSHS...
At the end of the first 16 minutes of play in its Division I North crossover league match, the Spanish Springs girls basketball team held a one-basket lead over Carson High. During the intermission, the Cougars tweaked their defense and in the second half, the Purple and Silver’s fine-tuning paid off.
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Nevada falls short at UNLV
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels hit a few more shots and dominated the rebounding battle en route to a 66-54 Mountain West Conference home win over in-state rival Nevada in men's college basketball Tuesday night. UNLV built a 34-27 halftime lead and held on. The Rebels never trailed in the second half, outscoring the visiting Pack 32-27 after the break in the first meeting between the two schools as conference foes in more than 20 years. Khem Birch, A...
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Point Taken
2009 Reed High graduate climbing statistical ranks of Pacific women’s basketball
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Arenocross returns to LEC
February won't find the Arenacross series visiting Reno as it doesn't go further west than Denver. This change has given promoter Robert Hansen the opportunity to bring back what he started in 1991, Arenocross.
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Nevada pulls away from Boise State
RENO -- Four Nevada players scored in double figures and the Wolf Pack picked up a much needed 75-59 Mountain West Conference victory over Boise State Saturday afternoon in men's basketball action.
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Reed boys hold on against Hug, girls coast
Fans of the Reed and Hug High boys basketball teams packed the stands around the Raiders’ home floor Friday night in anticipation of an up-tempo High Desert League clash. Fortunately for those in attendance, the two squads delivered.
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Spanish Springs boys slip by Reno, girls fall
Three days after upsetting North power Galena, Spanish Springs still had a little late-game magic left. The SSHS squad pulled out a 45-44 home win over High Desert League rival Reno Friday night to complete a key season sweep of the Huskies in local boys prep basketball action.
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Composed Sparks holds off South Tahoe boys; Lady Railroaders...
South Tahoe was within one basket of Sparks early in the fourth quarter. However, three technical fouls over a two-minute span sunk the Vikings’ ship.
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Reed, Spanish Springs rifle programs have perfect aim
After taking aim at one target, shooters from the Spanish Springs and Reed High rifle teams would then take a calm, deep breath in and exhale, refocusing themselves and settling back in as they stared through the sight of their air rifles and down their respective shooting lanes at the target. Although their demeanor did little to hint at it, the shooters were in the midst of a nail-biting match Wednesday afternoon. In the end, Reed just barel...
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Guadron hopes to bring state championship back to Sparks High
Sparks senior Mario Guadron has come a long way in a short period of time on the wrestling mat -- from quitting his first year in wrestling to realistically having a shot at winning a state championship in his last year with the Maroon and Gold.
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Cougar wrestlers take down Carson
A night after wrapping up the High Desert League title, the Spanish Springs wrestling team hit the road to take on the newly crowned Sierra League champion Carson Senators. While the two squads were coming off league clinching victories, the Cougars flexed their muscle in the non-league dual Wednesday night, winning 55-8.
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San Diego State thumps Nevada
RENO -- Nevada gave Mountain West Conference power San Diego State all it could handle for about 30 minutes. Then the wheels fell off the Wolf Pack wagon. The final result was a 78-57 SDSU win in the first meeting between the two schools in 14-plus years.
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SSHS wrestlers top Reed with eight pins
In a battle that saw 12 of the 14 bouts decided by a pin, including seven of the first eight matches, the Spanish Springs wrestling team finished off crosstown rival Reed with victories in the final six matches of the High Desert League dual en route to a 57-24 win.
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Spanish Springs surges late to overtake Galena
The Spanish Springs Cougars used the charity stripe to their advantage Tuesday night. The local club made 14 of 15 fourth-period free throws, including 13 straight in one stretch to help it upset North power Galena, 59-53, at home in a Division I North crossover league affair.
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Cougars maul Grizzlies, 62-29
To say Riley Holladay got off to a hot start in Tuesday's game against Galena would be a huge understatement. She scorched the visiting Grizzlies for 24 points and grabbed nine steals but it was her red-hot opening eight minutes that propelled Spanish Springs to a 62-29 romp over Galena in a Division I North crossover league contest.
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Reed boys outlast Carson
After a first half that did little to hint toward the eventual victor, the Reed boys basketball team found itself in a three-point shooting contest in the second half of its prep hoop tilt against Carson Tuesday night. Luckily for the Blue and Gold, junior forward Alonzo Vega was on its side.
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Reed gets back to winning ways without Williams
There was an eerily somber mood in the stands of the Reed and Carson girls basketball game Tuesday night.
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Sparks boys pick apart North Tahoe
North Tahoe could not find a way to stifle Sparks' offense Tuesday night. The Railroaders shot 52 percent from the floor as a team and in turn held the Lakers to six points in both the second and fourth quarters to secure a 61-34 road win.
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Commentary: McQueen's Franklin blasts local basketball offic...
The relationship between officials and coaches has long been a heated one. At least one northern Nevada prep basketball coach reached his boiling point early Sunday morning.
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