A Project for Better Journalism chapter


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 […]

Concussion awareness grows among athletes

December 16, 2016 5:15pm | Amai Mims

It was the third quarter of an intensifying game against the Bonanza Bengals when offensive lineman Jovanny Granados collided with his opponent and his head crashed to the ground. Granados was immediately carried off the field, because he was feeling dizzy and nauseous. “I started […]

The likelihood of becoming a professional athlete

November 3, 2016 4:00pm | Amai Mims

While every student athlete’s ultimate goal is to become a professional, according to the National Collegiate Athletic Association, out of 8 million students currently participating in high school athletics in the United States, only 480,000 of them will compete at a college level [which is […]

Grizzlies soar to top division

November 1, 2016 7:21pm | Donovan Souder

As the 2016-2017 school years kicks off, Grizzly athletics will take on the top high schools in Nevada. For the past three years, Spring Valley teams have been competing in division 1A, but were switched to Division 4A, formally known as Division 1, this past […]

Mens’ soccer team vies for playoff position

November 1, 2016 7:20pm | Nohely Moreno

The men’s soccer team is fighting to reach playoffs once again with the transition from D1A to the top division (now known as 4A) playing a big role in the team’s fate. Last year, they held a record of 8-5-1 making it to the second […]

New club teaches leadership among athletes

November 1, 2016 7:20pm | Leilaysia Watkins

Athletic Director, William Hemberger, has begun the journey of investing into Spring Valley athletes by teaching leadership skills in a new club. Hemberger is eager to instill a positive change in the work ethic of athletes, and hopes to turn the club into an actual […]

Women’s volleyball looks to star players for their successes

November 1, 2016 7:19pm | Nicko Urfalyan

The girls’ varsity volleyball team is fighting for a playoff spot this year after going 11-10 last season and securing a spot. This year, the girls are competiting in the highest division, now known as D4A, and are hoping to have the same success going […]

Seniors commit to college athletics at signing

July 12, 2016 4:27pm | Donovan Souder

Students cheered and watched in awe as three senior student athletes signed their letters of intent on March 31. Seniors Raven Bierlein, Sahana Bojorquez, and Michaela Hood all officially committed to college teams in front of both lunches — fullfilling the dream of many student […]