Pagni promotes sport as tool to education
For Bret Pagni, the game of baseball has always been ingrained in his life. His father, Ron, played at the University of Nevada before coaching the Sparks High baseball squad. It was at those practices that the younger Pagni would trudge around the baseball diamond in oversized catcher’s gear, soaking up as much baseball as he could, fueling his love for the game. Now, Pagni is working to return that passion to kids from across northern Nevada.
Middle School Matchup
SPARKS — In the spirit of college basketball’s Rivalry Week two Sparks middle schools took to a neutral court Monday evening in the ninth annual Rail City Shootout. The two contests pitted the boys 8th grade 'A' and 'B' teams from Dilworth STEM Academy against their counterparts from Sparks Middle School. The annual two-game spectacle has become a proud tradition among the west Sparks middle schools, allowing young hoopsters a chance to play i...