Aces cruise to 13-6 romp over 51s
RENO — A four-hit effort for Konrad Schmidt, two homers by Cody Ransom and runs in each of the first six innings lifted the Reno Aces to a 13-6 victory over the Las Vegas 51s Tuesday in the series opener at Aces Ballpark.
Scott Hare took over the Spanish Springs football program in 2006. After a winless initial season, the program saw its win total increase three straight years. Additionally, he has guided the SSHS gridders into the postseason in each of the last two years after the local school had suffered through a six-year postseason drought.
Wolf Pack receiver wounded in shooting
RENO — Nevada starting wide receiver Brandon Wimberly was shot and seriously wounded during a fight between a group of his football teammates and another group early Saturday in downtown Reno.
Kayla Roundy has not gotten to take the easy stroll on life’s yellow brick road. The 22-year-old Sparks native has dealt with more adversity than most her age. Despite navigating through some tough times, she’s in a pretty good place now.
Aces hold off Padres
RENO — The Reno Aces jumped out to a 9-1 lead and held on for the victory Thursday night, defeating Tucson, 12-9, at Aces Ballpark, to take the first-ever series between the two franchises, three games to one.
Prep golf safe ... for now
Nearly two months ago, Washoe County School District Superintendent Heath Morrison outlined proposed school district cuts that included nixing funding for high school golf programs.
Reno downs Tucson
Wily Mo Peña had four hits and contributed to seven of Reno’s nine runs as the Aces took a two games to one lead in their series with the Tucson Padres thanks to Wednesday night’s 9-2 triumph at Aces Ballpark.
Commentary: Enough with the over-analyzing of LeBron
I just don’t understand how basketball fans have gotten so worked up about LeBron James. The perception sure seems to be that more people were cheering against the Heat, in the recently completed NBA Finals, because of their dislike for LeBron James, more than there were fans cheering for Dallas.
Just For Kicks
One of the most successful programs that the Sparks Parks and Recreation Department hosts is underway once again. The Just For Kicks youth soccer program is getting some of the Rail City’s youngest youths running around on the soccer pitch. For most, it’s their introduction to the game with the black and white ball.
Aces outslug Tucson, 15-9
Wily Mo Peña belted his league-leading 19th and 20th home runs of the season Monday night, propelling the Reno Aces to a 15-9 victory over the Tucson Padres at Aces Ballpark.