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Aces hang on to down Grizzlies
RENO — Cole Gillespie’s three-run homer in the first inning helped stake Reno to a 4-0 lead Wednesday night, and the Aces held on to for a 4-3 victory over the Fresno Grizzlies at Aces Ballpark.
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Fresno tops Aces, 5-2
Mark Hallberg and Andy Tracy hit back-to-back homers for the Aces in the seventh inning Tuesday, but that was all the offense Reno could muster against Fresno in a 5-2 loss at Aces Ballpark.
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Prep soccer season kicks into action
The Sparks High boys soccer team could not have gotten off to a much better start in Mount Rose League play. The Railroaders rolled to a 10-0 triumph over Dayton in their conference and home opener Tuesday afternoon at SHS.
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Reed boys soccer drills North Tahoe
A year after going 2-12-2 in league play, the Reed boys soccer team is showing signs of life in the early going of this fall campaign.
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Aces clinch division with 5-2 win over Fresno
Cody Ransom’s two-run home run in the fifth inning lifted Reno to a 5-2 win over Fresno Monday night at Aces Ballpark, propelling the Aces to their first division title and playoff berth in franchise history.
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Dwarfs cars spell wild racing
The American Valley Speedway hosted its third annual Dwarf Car Regional this weekend. These little speedsters put on a two-day show that included close racing as well as a lot of action.
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Tucson outlasts Reno in 15 innings, 4-3
TUCSON, Ariz. — Just minutes after the Aces took a one-run lead in the top of the frame, the Tucson Padres rallied for two runs in the bottom of the 15th to top Reno, 4-3, at Kino Stadium in the longest game in Aces franchise history.
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Sparks schools set for new boys soccer season
Last year was the first time two boys soccer teams from Sparks went all the way to state after winning their respective Northern Region championships in a somewhat unexpected fashion.
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Reed comes up short in opener
In his first varsity start, all eyes at Reed High were on senior A.J. Silva as Raider fans hoped Silva would carry on the tradition of standout signal callers.
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Sparks falls to Yerington on blocked extra point
It was a series of firsts Friday night for the Sparks High School football team. First game of the season. First touchdown scored. First highlight play.
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Del Oro destroys Cougars
Spanish Springs football coach Scott Hare he wasn’t afraid to take an early season loss to a quality opponent if it helped his team in the long run. Well….Spanish Springs played a quality opponent early in the year, its season opener. And it took the loss. It will remain to be seen if the Cougars can learn from the defeat and take something positive from it.
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Padres top Aces, 6-5
Cole Gillespie drove in two and ran his hitting streak to nine-straight games, but the Tucson Padres came from behind to clip the Reno Aces, 6-5, Friday night at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium.
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Aces split twin bill in Tucson
TUCSON, Ariz. — Kevin Mulvey spun a complete game shutout in the opener, and Ryan Langerhans homered in both games Thursday night, as the Reno Aces split a doubleheader with the Tucson Padres at Kino Stadium.
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Prep soccer season around the corner
The Reed girls soccer team has earned the right to call itself one of the top programs in the North if not the state. The Raiders won three straight North state titles from 2006-2008 and they have never missed out on a playoff berth over the past 15 years.
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Tucson downs Reno, 9-5
TUCSON, Ariz. — Andy Tracy and Cole Gillespie hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning Wednesday night, but the effort went for naught, as the Tucson Padres rallied for a 9-5 victory over Reno in the series opener at Kino Stadium.
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Bump, Set, Spike - Sparks schools gear up for new volleyball...
All three Rail City schools have high hopes this volleyball season because they are all in a similar situation — they all bring back a bevy of returning players.
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Are you Ready for Some Football?
It’s been nine months since a high school football game was played in Nevada and 10 months since most schools have suited up for a gridiron battle. That all changes Friday night when many schools around the state get into action with season-opening affairs.
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Good to great — Spanish Springs coach says its time for expe...
The Spanish Springs High football team did not qualify for postseason play for six straight season from 2003 to 2008. That stretch included the first three seasons under current coach Scott Hare. However, the perception of the Cougars’ gridiron program is changing a bit — from regular season also ran to legitimate contenders — after back-to-back playoff appearances.
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Raiders ready for big year
No one finished with a better league record than Reed last fall. Despite losing one game and not to either of the teams that also tied the Raiders with a 7-1 mark, Reed had to settle for the third seed in the playoffs.
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Avoiding injuries key for short-handed Sparks
The start and end of the 2010 football season was what Sparks was looking for, but that middle portion was dreadful and cost the Railroaders a chance at the postseason.
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