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Partida dazzles, hopes to lead Sparks to D-1A crown
Although the Sparks High boys soccer team is the defending state champions of the Nevada Division I-A, the Railroaders are so good that they could compete for a title at the Division I level as well. Playing a fast and smart style of the beautiful game, opponents of the Railroaders are often left staring in bewilderment at the lopsided scoreboard. For the past four years, Kevin Partida has contributed to the legacy of Sparks soccer, blazing th...
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Rail City Profile : Volleyball keeps Reed graduate busy
KatiJo Matthews spent her high school years excelling on the volleyball court at Reed High.
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Reed boys soccer bowls over Spanish Springs, 4-1
Goals have been hard to come by as of late for the Spanish Springs boys soccer squad, so a matchup with a cellar-dwelling rival in the regular season finale Tuesday night looked like it might cure some of those ills.
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Sparks boys soccer drops Highlanders, Incline girls best Rai...
The Sparks boys soccer team took on Incline Tuesday and with just one more game remaining on its regular season schedule and the playoffs right around the corner, the Railroaders continue to fire on all cylinders.
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Cougars, Raiders wrap up regular season with sweeps
The Spanish Springs Cougars hosted High Desert League rival McQueen Tuesday night. The match marked the SSHS club's Senior Night ceremonies. A night earlier the Cougars had faced cross-town rival Reed and locked up the first outright league title in program history.
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Spanish Springs sweeps Reed en route to HDL volleyball title
It was Spanish Springs’ High Desert League volleyball championship to win, and all it had to do was take down its cross-town rival in the second-to-last regular season game Monday night.
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Racers face off at Hawthorne track
The Sierra Motocross Racing Association staged round 4 of its fall Nevada Championship series at the Hawthorne MX Park on Sunday. And great weather, along with 111 riders, put on a show of hard racing during the day.
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Nevada lets game slip away against San Diego State
Seconds after San Diego State tight end Gavin Escobar evaded four would-be Nevada tacklers to score a touchdown in overtime and bring the score to 38-37 with the extra point pending, SDSU coach Rocky Long called a timeout instead of sending his kicking unit out for the try. The Aztecs were going for two and were going to end the game, win or lose.
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McQueen boys, girls steal soccer wins at Spanish Springs
The Spanish Springs offense has done a disappearing act in recent weeks. Unfortunately for the SSHS crew, there hasn't been any more magic during a recent scoring drought and that continued Saturday in a 3-0 home loss to McQueen in a High Desert League contest.
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Spanish Springs throttles North Valleys
Huddling around coach Scott Hare, Spanish Springs football players let out a roar of cheers. Yes, the players were happy about just demolishing North Valleys 53-7 but they were also celebrating having clinched a spot in the Nevada Northern Division I playoffs. The loudest of the cheers came when Hare told his team that it would be playing for the High Desert League crown in its regular season finale.
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Reed rips Reno in battle of HDL unbeatens
With some parity in the High Desert League football ranks this year, it has been hard to determine which undefeated team was the cream of the crop this season.
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Dayton dumps Sparks, 68-6
Struggling Sparks no match for Dayton. Winless Railroaders fall in huge hole, can't dig out en route to lopsided league loss.
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Reed, No. Valleys boys soccer squads play to draw
The Reed boys soccer team knew when it lost at McQueen Wednesday afternoon, its playoff hopes had slipped to somewhere between slim and none. However, after playing North Valleys to a 1-1 draw Friday night, the Raiders seemed to embrace a new role -- spoilers.
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Sparks, So. Tahoe split; Reed girls escape with 1-0 win
For the second straight year, Truckee ended the Sparks boys soccer team’s perfect season. This year, the Railroaders had a shot at starting a new winning streak heading into the postseason.
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Reed spikers outlast McQueen, Spanish Springs blasts Hug
In a High Desert League volleyball showdown, McQueen and Reed put on a show for those in attendance at the Raiders’ gym.
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Down to the Wire : Cougars, Raiders face key HDL tests under...
Northern Nevada prep football fans are getting the late-season matchup they want Friday night between two undefeated teams in the High Desert League, a matchup that could decide the regular season champion.
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Boys soccer roundup : Reed falls at McQueen; Sp. Springs com...
The Reed High School boys soccer team visited McQueen with hopes of strengthening its chances to advance beyond the regular season. Unfortunately for the Blue and Gold, the Lancers had other plans.
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SIMPLY THE BEST: Spanish Springs girls goflers win state title
SPARKS -- Nevada girls golf championship awards going home to rest in a Truckee Meadows trophy case are a rare occurrence. That's a big reason all eyes in the local prep girls golf world were focused on the Rail City's WildCreek Golf Course Tuesday.
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Girls Soccer Roundup: Reed, Spanish Springs cruise to league...
For over 30 minutes Tuesday, fans of the Reed girls soccer team might have thought to themselves, “Here we go again.”
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