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Handling Adversity: Reed’s deep football playoff run leaves ...
Reed High basketball coach Dustin Hall and his Raiders program have some preseason hurdles to overcome that most other northern Nevada schools do not. Reed traditionally has a football team that makes deep playoff runs, leaving the athletes who also play basketball getting a late hoops start.
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Delong pours in 27 on Opening Night, leads SSHS boys to victory
A pair of key runs to start each half proved pivotal for Spanish Springs as it rolled to a 74-38 home win over Wooster in season-opening boys prep basketball action Tuesday night.
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Spanish Springs girls score early, often en route to romp ov...
Prep basketball teams jumped right into league action Tuesday night, and the Spanish Springs girls were happy with the outcome.
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Cougs eager to move up the ranks
Heading into last basketball season, the Spanish Springs boys were expected to challenge the league’s top programs due to their combination of guard play and size in the paint.
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Racer follows father into fast lane
Racing is very much a family sport where kids grow up watching either a parent or relative compete. Later some of them move from being in the rooting section to competing on the track themselves.
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Undisputed: Reed wraps up sweep of North foes, rolls in regi...
It was billed as a battle between the No. 1 and 2 teams in the North, pitting two teams that ran the table against Northern Nevada foes and hadn’t lost since Week 1.
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Depth should pay dividends for Cougars
Last season, the Spanish Springs girls basketball team dug itself an early hole in league play, dropping four of its first five games. A strong 7-4 finish pushed the Cougars to an 8-8 league record (14-13 overall) and into the playoffs.
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Sparks girls fall in season opener
The 2011-2012 Sparks girls basketball season tipped off Saturday afternoon, but the Railroaders are already looking ahead to their next game after losing 67-25 to visiting North Valleys.
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Sparks youth set for NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition
It’s easy to notice how thrilled Rachel Kiserow is about her son’s upcoming experience today just by speaking with her for several minutes.
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Nevada’s WAC title hopes take a hit in loss at Utah State
LOGAN, Utah — Utah State scored on two pass plays in the third quarter and recovered a fourth-quarter fumble to top Nevada 21-17 on Saturday.
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Story’s 20 lead Nevada to 64-59 win over Bradley
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Malik Story scored 20 points, including two free throws with 6 seconds left, and Nevada held on for a 64-59 victory Saturday over Bradley on the final day of the Chicago Invitational Challenge.
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Reed football set for North final, adapts to short turnaround
Local coaches often talk about trying to stay true to their practice and game routine during the annual fall high school football season. Reed and Carson meet in the Northern 4A championship game today at 12:15 p.m. at Mackay Stadium but their preparations leading up to the title tilt over the past eight days have been anything but routine.
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Run and Gun: Reed girls reloading for another successful season
Through the first 26 game of last girls basketball season, Reed never tasted defeat. In fact, it was barely tested, winning all but two of those games by at least 22 points.
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New coach, same high expectations for Railroaders
The Sparks boys basketball team gets a fresh start this winter and first-year coach Dan Schreiber has the Railroaders excited for the fast-approaching season.
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Sparks girls looking to improve
There was a little more optimism than usual at an early-season girls basketball practice at Sparks High this week.
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Reed offense explodes, propels Raiders into Northern 4A final
High school gridiron stars rarely get a chance to showcase their skills for Monday Night Football, but the stars shone bright at Reed High last night.
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Single mom loves desert racing
Now that the racing season has ended its time for competitors to relax and take stock of the year’s efforts. It’s been a good year for Kari Cashen as she achieved one goal in winning a championship, and to add some icing on her cake, won an international contest that came with some great prizes.
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Louisiana Tech rallies to stun Nevada
Like the flames of a raging fire the Wolf Pack started out strong, controlling every aspect of the game against visiting Louisiana Tech — for the first 51 minutes of its game. The final nine minutes were a disaster.
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Local athletes garner awards
The High Desert League’s postseason soccer awards list was released this week and a handful of Sparks-area athletes gave the list plenty of local flavor. Seven Reed and six Spanish Springs players are taking home all-league certificates after standout fall seasons.
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Reed football hosts Douglas in North semifinal
Many coaches and prep football fans around Northern Nevada tabbed Reed as the favorite to win a regional title this fall. The Raiders are 10-1 and riding a 10-game winning streak, having already won a regular season league title and a first-round playoff game.
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