Aces down Sky Sox, 17-9, with big innings
RENO — A six-run first and an eight-spot in the fifth propelled the Reno Aces to a 17-9 victory over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox Wednesday night at Aces Ballpark. The Aces fell into an early 3-0 hole, but answered with six runs in the bottom of the first — matching a club record for first-inning runs. The Sky Sox, though, would battle back, eventually retaking the lead at 8-6. In the fifth, though, Reno would go ahead for good, bringing 12 me...
Spanish Springs All-Stars pick up losses
The Spanish Springs 9-year-old Cal Ripken All-Stars continued pool play in the Pacific Southwest Regional Tuesday and improved over their first performance in Long Beach, Calif. However, it still wasn’t enough as Copper Hills (Northern Utah) rallied late for an 8-5 victory.
Aces win opener over Sky Sox, 6-4
Cole Gillespie fell a triple shy of the cycle and drove in four runs Tuesday night, helping lift the Reno Aces to a 6-4 victory over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox in the series opener at Aces Ballpark.
Niners' Smith has eyes on Super Bowl
In the 2005 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers selected Alex Smith with the No. 1 overall selection, believing he was the quarterback who could return the franchise to where it and its fans felt it rightfully belonged. For the first six years of his career with the 49ers, Smith experienced the highs and lows of the game as he battled through a slew of injuries and offensive coordinators.
Quinn pulls away to win Tahoe celebrity golf
Dan Quinn birdied three of his first seven holes Sunday to pull ahead and then stretched his lead on the back nine to earn a six-point victory over former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien in the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.
Hitting home runs on and off the field
In Cal Ripken Baseball League circles, there is a familiar name that stands to represent the state of Nevada at regionals. Across each age division from 8-12 minus one, the Spanish Springs Cal Ripken League is the delegate from Nevada trying to make the World Series. It is a trend that has solidified itself over recent years and if the kids playing ball for Spanish Springs have a say in it, that trend will remain in place.
Fun for all: celebrities, sports fans alike enjoy ACC
After teeing off on the 10th hole during his practice round at Edgewood-Tahoe Golf Course on Wednesday afternoon, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith picked up his golf bag to start on the trek down the fairway. That’s when a voice piped up from the onlookers and threw out a question for the signal-caller.
Aces fall in Tucson, 5-3
TUCSON, Ariz.—Josh Bell singled, doubled and drove in a run, but the rest of the Aces offense struggled Wednesday night, as Reno dropped a 5-1 decision to the Tucson Padres at Kino Stadium.
State Tourney Bound
Most 10-year-old kids spend their summer trying to escape the heat, either by playing in the water or chasing down the ice cream truck. For some 10-year-olds, they spend the dog days of summer chasing something entirely different.
Aces win two in Tucson
TUCSON, Ariz.—Joe Martinez became the PCL’s third 10-game winner and Reno moved to a season-high 19 games over .500 Tuesday, as the Aces collected a pair of wins over the Tucson Padres at Kino Stadium.