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SSHS baseball rolls in season debut
You can't start off a new season much better than the Spanish Springs Cougars did Thursday. Spanish Springs out-hit and out-pitched South Tahoe en route to an 8-0 romp over the visiting Vikings in season-opening prep baseball action.
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Spanish Springs, Reed open softball season with tournament wins
The Spanish Springs softball team got its season started in fine fashion Thursday, picking up a pair of wins at the Sacramento Preseason Victory Tournament on Opening Day of the spring campaign. The Cougars, a traditional northern Nevada large-school power, knocked off Del Campo of east suburban Sacramento, 4-0 and then handed Lowry, of Winnemucca, a 2-1 defeat.
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Sparks baseball squad starting over in 2014
This will be a challenging year for the Sparks baseball program and coach Greg Vasko.
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CORRECTION: Babe Ruth Tryouts
An ad that ran in the Sparks Tribune in our Thursday 3/13 editions regarding Babe Ruth baseball tryouts was incorrect. The 'bad' ad listed a March 16 tryout date. This is incorrect. The correct tryout date is Saturday, March 15. The tryout will begin at 9 a.m. at Golden Eagle Regional Park.
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Top 5 local spring sport story lines
For those who haven't looked out the window, spring is upon us. Or at least that's what the prep sports schedule tells us.
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Cougars dive into season
Perennial power Spanish Springs expected to rely on senior leadership
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Donohoe, Greninger sign letters of intent
Kelsey Donohoe and Britni Greninger declare college athletic intentions
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As always, expectations high for Reed softball
The Reed Raiders have entrenched themselves as one of the top softball programs in the Silver State. The Raiders are coming off back-to-back state tournament appearances and there's no reason to think the RHS gang should temper enthusiasm for its upcoming spring campaign.
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Cougars' baseball team hopes to build off last season
Spanish Springs pitching boasts bevy of left-handed pitching, should prove to a team strength
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Reed baseball gears up for spring campaign
John Phenix is in Year Two of his second stint as the Reed baseball coach. After just more than a week of practice and one scrimmage under the Raiders' belts, Phenix is starting to see his squad take shape. So far, the veteran coach likes what he sees.
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Track preview: A look at the Rail City track and field teams
The echoing gun shots throughout the Truckee Meadows Valley are not the result of a new hunting season. Instead, the gun shots cue the start of the prep track and field season in Nevada.
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Moss leads Reed track and field resurgence
Under former head coach Dave Nolte the Reed girls track and field team was ridiculous. In a 12-year span (1988-99) the Raiders won 10 state titles. That’s not a typo.
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New series starts at Stead
STEAD - The newly formed MX775 group staged its initial Battle Born 150 motocross event this weekend at the fast, hilly and sometimes technical track. The races were duel events as riders also earned points in the SMRA Spring Series.
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Local baseball, softball programs scrimmage, evaluate rosters
Nevada's spring high school sports season annually begins on the last Saturday of February or the first Saturday of March. It's the next Saturday, the last weekend before teams begin games, that marks Scrimmage Saturday.
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Nevada completes season sweep of UNLV
RENO – It was Nevada’s biggest game of the season. And when it needed to play its best basketball of the year, it did.
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Raiders, Cougars gear up for boys golf season
The Washoe County School District's new calendar, implemented this year with an earlier start date and later end date -- has changed the way local coaches and athletic administrators schedule practices and game times throughout their season. The spring boys prep golf season has not missed out on being impacted either.
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Commentary: Reed's Williams deserved HDL Player of the Year ...
When you cover high school sports in the area for 17 years, you develop sources. You learn who you can trust. I’ve heard more than a few stories about the 2013-14 High Desert League girls basketball postseason coaches’ meeting.
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Local boys headline all-league squads
Last week’s state basketball tournament put the finishing touches on the 2013-14 winter season. It also signaled the start of the awards parade as coaches from around the state released their conference’s all-league awards.
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Eleven Rail City girls named to all-league teams
Most would have said before the year started the perennially-tough Reed girls basketball team would advance further in the postseason than Spanish Springs. Most would have been wrong.
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Reed endured injury-riddled campaign
Reed girls basketball coach Sara Ramirez has had stranger seasons in her nine-year coaching career. Actually, no, she hasn’t.
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