Damonte Ranch High School
|Damonte Ranch High School|
|10500 Rio Wrangler Pkwy
Reno, NV 89521
|Motto||Educate, Empower, Inspire|
|School district||Washoe County School District|
|Color(s)||Navy Blue and Forest Green|
|Athletics conference||Sierra League|
MustangsRival: Galena High School
Damonte Ranch High School is the newest public high school in the Washoe County School District, located in southeast Reno. DRHS opened in the Fall of 2003 as a combined middle school and high school, to help alleviate the overcrowding at Pine Middle School until Depoali Middle School was built. Depoali opened in 2009.
Damonte won its first state title in any sport when the girls volleyball team defeated Las Vegas' Silverado High School in five games in 2006.
The Wrestling team were the 2007-2008 Northern Regional Champions.
The girl's swimming team, as well as both ski teams were the Sierra League Champions.
Damonte Ranch High School's boys Track & Field team won the 2008 Nevada state title.
The Baseball team had a 13-game winning streak in the beginning of the season, and in 2008 have had their first 20 win season in the history of that program.
The girls track team claimed a share of the Region Championship in 2011. The girls 4x800m relay team won back to back Nevada State Championships in 2010 and 2011. They also hold the current Northern Region Record.
The football field at Damonte is an artificial turf field, installed in 2006.
The swimming team at Damonte is small and generally does not place within the competitions.
Damonte Ranch High School is known as the PAC - Performing Arts Center - School.
The Damonte Ranch HS marching band are two time state champs
- "Frequently Asked Questions About DRHS". Damonte Ranch High School. Retrieved 9 September 2011.[dead link]
- Perea, Robert (12 November 2006). "BACK-AND-FORTH BATTLE: Silverado falls just short of state title Damonte Ranch tops Skyhawks in five-game match". Las Vegas Review Journal. Retrieved 4 November 2011.[dead link]
- "Record Book: Track & Field (Boys)" (PDF). Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
- "Douglas wins finale, series against Damonte Ranch". Retrieved 2008-04-27.
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