Aces, River Cats split twin bill
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Collin Cowgill played the hero in game one with a go-ahead single in the final frame for a 3-2 Aces win, but Sacramento’s Kevin Kouzmanoff answered with a walk-off home run in a 5-4 nightcap victory for the River Cats Saturday night at Raley Field.
Anyone affiliated with the Spanish Springs Cal Ripken Baseball League has to be feeling pretty good right about now. All five of the league’s all-star teams have earned the right to represent Nevada at the Pacific Southwest Regional Tournaments, which start next week.
Aces drop opener in Sacramento
David Winfree homered for the third-straight game, and Derek Eitel gave Reno a quality start, but the Aces came up short Friday night, dropping a 4-2 decision to the Sacramento River Cats at Raley Field.
Cougars football camp gets rave reviews in first year
This past spring, Spanish Spring High School football coach Scott Hare starting taking a long hard look at his football program and its summer plans. In each of the past four summers, Hare had taken his club to a summer camp so it could put pads on and work through full-contact drills and scrimmages for four days.
Aces take series finale from Fresno
The Reno Aces used a pair of long balls from Cole Gillespie and seven strong innings from Gaby Hernandez to beat Fresno, 11-4, Thursday night in the series finale at Aces Ballpark.
Summer on the Gridiron
With so many activities for high school kids to do during the summer, football coaches have to find ways to keep their players interested throughout the hot summer months.
Aces win streak snapped
RENO — Despite a pair of franchise records broken by Cody Ransom, Reno saw its eight-game winning streak come to an end Wednesday night in a 13-8 loss to the Fresno Grizzlies at Aces Ballpark.
Martensen getting elite camp invitations
In the past, high school football players didn’t get that many chances to impress college coaches in order to earn that highly coveted scholarship and the chance to continue their careers on the big stage.
Wagner extends lead, Romo 2nd at Tahoe celeb golf
Actor Jack Wagner extended his lead with four birdies and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo had one of the best rounds of the day to move into second place Saturday at the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe.
Summer Heat and Hoops
The prep basketball season takes place every winter, but that’s not the only time you can hear basketballs pounding the hardwood. There’s plenty of twine swishing and bounce passing going around in local high school gyms in the summer as well.
First-place Aces top Sky Sox
RENO — Zach Kroenke tossed six strong innings, and David Winfree homered and drove in a pair of runs, leading first-place Reno to a 6-3 win over Colorado Springs Friday night at Aces Ballpark.