A Project for Better Journalism chapter


The sacrifice of a coach

April 19, 2018 12:34pm | Leilaysia Watkins

Coaches yell, sweat, cry, and work every day of their season. Paid an average of $1,200.00 per season, coaches dedicate countless hours at practices, games and mentoring athletes for a small return. Sports related functions can take place on weekdays, weekends and even holidays. Coaches […]

Turning a blind eye to supporting players

March 15, 2018 7:20am | Donovan Souder

The can’t blink moments in sports — the final play. Twenty seconds left on the clock, no timeouts left in the fourth quarter. The quarterback is sacked. Close endings in a game often come down to the quarterback (QB). All eyes are on them — […]

Lady Grizzlies advance to second round after 74-45 victory

February 14, 2018 7:53am | Donovan Souder

In the Grizzlies first test of the postseason, point guard Essence Booker lit up the floor, scoring 24 points and leading the team to a 74-45 victory against the Legacy Longhorns on February 13.  “I just felt I had to put it in the basket […]

Canyon Springs transfer brings new expectations

February 13, 2018 4:00pm | Donovan Souder

The Grizzly offense will be led by the ex-Canyon Springs High School quarterback (QB) Sylo Staton who transferred to Spring Valley last year. Sylo is hoping to lead the team to their second consecutive playoff birth this season. Although the Grizzlies have been inconsistent in […]

Women’s basketball secures conference championship

February 9, 2018 3:51pm | Amai Mims

The women’s varsity basketball team went undefeated in their conference and the state of Nevada this season after defeating Desert Oasis 64-50 on February 8. The team beat all of the top opponents they lost to last year including the Liberty Patriots and Desert Oasis […]

Female athletes look to break gender barriers

October 16, 2017 7:38pm | Donovan Souder

Pads cracking together, helmets smacking the floor, weights clashing the racks. Sophomore Kamara Clark steps onto the field ready to break the gender barrier as Spring Valley’s first female football player to officially be on the roster. Clark has been working out as a safety […]

Senior All-State athletes commit to Division 1 universities

October 16, 2017 7:32pm | Staff

Are we going to watch the NFL season sitting down?

September 8, 2017 6:55pm | Luis Banuelos

The 2017 NFL Preseason is over, and more controversy than ever is happening off the field. More players are kneeling, bars aren’t showing games and rallies are happening often. Colin Kaepernick is yet to be signed by a team and two Chicago bars (Velvet Lounge, […]

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 […]