Diamonds in the Rough
The San Francisco Giants Community Fund just completed its stretch drive. The three-day fundraising effort wrapped up Wednesday during the finale of the Giants-Dodgers series.
Sparks Centennial Renegades survive
A night after beating the Sparks National Renegades in a game that guaranteed one Sparks team reaching the semifinals, Sparks Centennial continued its undefeated streak with a roller-coaster ride Wednesday night.
Sparks National eliminated
Sparks National and Truckee were on a collision course to open the quarterfinals of the Hooligans Little League All-Star tournament Tuesday night at Shadow Mountain Park.
Wild racing and sweeps at Lovelock
Hot weather set the stage for an evening of runaway victories, sweeps and some hard fought battles at the Lovelock Speedway. And the night ended with the IMCA Modfieds putting on their usual crazy show.
Out at the Plate
Sparks Centennial Renegades All-Star Cameron Draper tags out a South Lake Tahoe runner at the plate Saturday afternoon at Golden Eagle Regional Park. Sparks went on to win 3-1 in pool play action. Elimination play begins Monday.
Rail City champs
The Aces won the Sparks Little League city championship two weeks ago by beating the A’s, 7-1, in the championship game June 12 at the Shadow Mountain Sports Complex.
Shoot 'em Up
Reed High senior Micah Walker (with ball in adjacent photo) eyes the hoop for a first-half jump shot during the Raiders’ 2010 girls basketball summer league game against the Reno Huskies.
Real Reno, a local girls club soccer team, won the U.S. Club Regional tournament in Modesto, Calif. Monday. Real Reno topped the Napa (Calif.) United Elite 2-0 in Monday’s regional tournament championship.
Tiner charges to Quincy victory
The Civil War series brought its legion of winged 360 sprint car warriors to American Valley Speedway this weekend. While a local made a splash, a visitor used a charge from around mid-pack to claim the prize.
Silver shutout at Sertoma
The Sertoma Classic pits the top northern Nevada graduating senior football players to suit up in its annual mid-June gridiron battle. Despite coaches picking all-star teams, the game rarely winds up in a close contest.
NIAA clears up issues
The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association addressed a handful of issues, that will affect prep athletes, on the first day of its quarterly meeting Wednesday in Sparks.