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Students pumped for first home NFL team

May 3, 2017 7:23pm | Donovan Soulder, Luis Banuelos

The Oakland Raiders will become the Las Vegas Raiders in 2020, following a vote by the National Football League (NFL), which was passed nearly unanimously last month. Since the vote, Spring Valley students and teachers have been thrilled to call the Raiders their home team, […]

White letter honors athletic dedication

May 3, 2017 7:18pm | Leilaysia Watkins

Four years of sole dedication.The Varsity white letter has always been a huge accomplishment to students who have worked hard to receive it. The letter represents their dedication and helps them stand out amongst the many other athletes at the school. “The white letter is […]

Women’s Varsity Softball team take on their hardest opponent

April 17, 2017 2:35pm | Amai Mims

VS The Women’s Varsity Softball team had an standard first half season, with a record of 5-5 in hopes of making it a great season. Last night on April 5th, they battled against the Desert Oasis Diamond backs who are their hardest opponent yet. The […]

Las Vegas gets first NFL teams, second professional

March 28, 2017 7:43pm | Amai Mims

The city of Las Vegas now has their first professional football team after The Oakland Raiders made the move to be the Las Vegas Raiders. With the well known California city refusing to pay for a new arena, Las Vegas has stepped up to the […]

Former Grizzlies reach the major leagues

March 7, 2017 7:16pm | Donovan Souder & Amai Mims

Tyler Anderson and Aaron Blair, two former aces for the Grizzlies, have toed up the rubber at every level. The two former baseball players started playing baseball at Spring Valley and pitched on the mound for the Grizzlies with just a handful of family and […]

Grizzlies commit play college athletics on signing day

March 7, 2017 7:12pm | Donovan Souder

Three Grizzlies celebrated National Signing Day on February 2, 2017 by signing their letters of intent to continue their sports career at the next level. Senior student athletes Bryce Bullock, Jozee DeCunzo, and Nick Rupp all made it one step closer to fulfilling their dreams […]

Students look beyond sports to stay active

March 7, 2017 7:09pm | Leilaysia Watkins

With hard work and sweat comes results. In recent years teenagers are becoming more aware than ever of the importance that exercise has on their health While 29 percent of students play some type of sport to stay active, a large percent of other people […]

Spencer Thomas breaks SV cross country record

December 16, 2016 5:16pm | Amai Mims

Spencer Thomas has made his mark this season with a long list of accomplishments and records for the Spring Valley history books. In addition to setting the school’s record for the 5k run at 16 minutes and 37 seconds , Thomas was awarded the Yellow […]

Men’s soccer team makes state for the first time in school history

December 16, 2016 5:16pm | Leilaysia Watkins

The Spring Valley High School men’s soccer team made history this season after winning the regional championship and qualifying for the state tournament for the first time in school history. Dropping their sweat and tears across the fields during playoffs, the team defeated Durango High […]

Hemberger’s emphasis on leadership drives SV athletics

December 16, 2016 5:15pm | Donovan Souder

The goal of any sport is to win and for the Grizzlies’, Athletic Director Billy Hemberger didn’t take long to surpass that goal. Hemberger has been on campus since the 2013-2014 school year and has made a huge impact both on the school’s sport’s record […]