Late rally lifts Reed
The Reed baseball team needed all seven innings in its game at North Valleys on Saturday, pushing four runs across the plate in its final at-bats to steal a 4-1 Northern 4A victory on Saturday.
Sparks baseball takes two from Hug
The Sparks baseball team rebounded from an ugly loss earlier in the week at the hands of Hug and paid the debt back on Saturday. Sparks captured a pair of mercy-rule shortened victories, drubbing the visitors 13-3 and 13-2.
Iconic Lady Vols coach made local impact
Sitting on the very court named after her at the Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday in Knoxville, Tenn., Pat Summitt announced she was stepping aside as head coach at the University of Tennessee, less than a year after she was diagnosed with early onset dementia.
Reed slips by Damonte Ranch, 1-0
The Reed Raiders kept their Northern 4A League softball mark unblemished thanks to a 1-0 win over Damonte Ranch Thursday afternoon. However, it did take some late-game drama to do it.
Reed baseball cut down by Carson
The Reed baseball squad was on the verge of sweeping back-to-back opponents and improving to the .500 mark in its Northern 4A league schedule. The Raiders had been using timely hitting, good pitching and solid defense to rattle off five straight wins.
Spanish Springs softball holds off Galena
The Spanish Springs softball team returned to the diamond for the first time since spring break and got back on track in Northern 4A league play with a 6-4 victory over visiting Galena on Thursday afternoon.
Aces clip Grizzlies, 7-6, in 11 innings
FRESNO, Calif.—Jake Elmore collected three hits and scored the go-ahead run in the 11th inning Wednesday afternoon, as the Reno Aces halted a brief losing skid with a 7-6 win over the Fresno Grizzlies at Chukchansi Park.
Grizzlies knock off Aces, 4-2
Joe Martinez dealt a quality start, and Cody Ransom hit a two-run home run, but the Aces came up short Tuesday night, dropping a 4-2 decision to the Fresno Grizzlies in the series opener at Chukchansi Park.
Reed looks to repeat at Rail City Track and Field Championships
While Sparks High won’t have the team depth to compete for a trophy at the 2nd annual Rail City Track and Field Championships when the meet presented by Scheels and the Daily Sparks Tribune starts today at 3:30 p.m., one Railroader in particular will be looking to compete against the best athletes the other Rail City schools have to offer.
River Cats edge Aces, 2-1, in finale
Ryan Wheeler hit a solo home run in the second inning Monday night, but that was all the offense the Aces would draw, dropping a 2-1 decision to the Sacramento River Cats in the series finale at Raley Field.
Jim Fitzpatrick: Making the journey through the sports world
For Jim Fitzpatrick, baseball and sports in general has been a part of his life dating back to his earliest childhood memories. Picking up a bat and ball from a young age and playing baseball through his college years at the University of Nevada, Fitzpatrick remained involved with the game as a coach. Now after spending many years playing and coaching baseball, the current fulfillment he gets from the sport is by calling balls and strikes on t...