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Aces prevail over Redbirds in Donnybrook
The end of July wasn’t pretty for the Reno Aces as the Diamondbacks Triple-A affiliate lost eight of its final 11 games in the month.
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Piercy sets course record, takes lead at RTO
RENO — Scott Piercy reeled off eight consecutive birdies to post a 28 on the front nine and eagled the 616-yard closing hole to break the course record with an 11-under 61 on Saturday, taking a two-stroke lead after three rounds of the Reno-Tahoe Open.
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Aces rally for win over Redbirds
RENO — After trailing 4-0 after two and a half innings Friday, the Aces scored six unanswered runs to defeat the Memphis Redbirds, 6-4, in front of 7,904 fans at Aces Ballpark.
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Enjoy it while it lasts Giants fans
The Sparks/Reno area is littered with San Francisco Giants fans. They are everywhere. You see them with their black and sickly orange hats at the grocery store, in the sports bar and at their kids’ sporting events.
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Two-time RTO winner Taylor has lead after two rounds
RENO — Vaughn Taylor’s only two career wins on the PGA tour have come at the Reno-Tahoe Open, where he’s making a bid to claim a third after a 6-under-par 66 on Friday gave him a one-shot lead over Will MacKenzie.
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Memphis shuts out Reno, 11-0
RENO _ The Memphis Redbirds capitalized on three Aces errors to score 10 runs in the fifth inning Thursday night, building a lead that was never threatened in an 11-0 victory over Reno at Aces Ballpark.
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Pyramid Lake Triathlon set for weekend
Pyramid Lake is a summer hot spot for people looking to have fun and cool off. This weekend, Pyramid Lake is going to bring a whole different type of crowd.
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RTO's first round in the books
RENO — Nick O’Hern took advantage of calm morning conditions as one of the first players off the tee Thursday to shoot a 7-under-par 65 and take a one-stroke lead over Chris Riley in the first round of the Reno-Tahoe Open.
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Anderson makes it all go at Montreux
Lisa Anderson has a job that can be pretty hectic, but this week in particular it gets a lot busier. Anderson, a Sparks/Spanish Springs resident is the General Manager at Montreux Golf and Country Club, which is hosting the 13th annual Reno-Tahoe Open, a PGA Tour event, this week.
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Reno-area soccer club team wins national title
The Nevada Sagebrush Red, a U-16 boys club soccer team, represented quite well at the U.S. Soccer Club National Cup Championship last week in Boise. In fact, that’s probably an understatement. The squad, comprised of northern Nevada teen standouts, won the elite event.
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Bettencourt tries to defend RTO crown
RENO — For the first time in its 13-year history, the Reno-Tahoe Open will be played this week the way Jack Nicklaus originally designed the course at Montreux Golf & Country Club and defending champ Matt Bettencourt says it should make for an exciting finish on the 616-yard, par-5 18th.
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Fresno rallies late to top Reno
FRESNO, Calif.—Reno saw a one-run lead evaporate in the eighth inning Tuesday night, as the Fresno Grizzlies handed the Aces their first series sweep of the 2011 season with a 4-3 victory in the series finale at Chukchansi Park.
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Local youths hit the gridiron
The Sierra Youth Football League began official practices last week, and Sagebrush Empire Pop Warner followed suit with its first practices this week.
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Commentary: RTO, 13 years now and still kicking
I remember in 1998, sitting in a press conference/party at an office building on Wells Avenue when promoters announced Reno’s Montreux Golf and Country Club would host a PGA Tour event in the coming year. That was pretty big news at the time and it deserved to be.
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Aces come up short in 9-7 loss to Fresno
Ryan Langerhans homered for the fourth time in three starts since joining the Aces, but Fresno used a pair of three-run innings to top Reno for the third-straight night, 9-7, Monday at Chukchansi Park.
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Reed’s Williams impresses at AAU Junior Olympic Games
Just over a month ago, soon-to-be Reed sophomore Gabby Williams was chosen by Gatorade as the top girls track and field athlete in Nevada following her stellar freshman campaign.
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Fresno walks off with 5-4 win over Aces
Edgar Gonzalez slapped a single up the middle in the bottom of the 11th inning, chasing home the game-winning run for the Fresno Grizzlies in a 5-4 walk-off win over the Reno Aces Sunday at Chukchansi Park.
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IKF invades Desert Park; wild night at Quincy
The annual Region 11 IKF series ended its annual run at Desert Park Raceway this weekend. As usual several championships were on the line as the locals defended their turf against the California and Oregon racers that compete in this annual series.
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Reno drops opener in Fresno
FRESNO, Calif. — Konrad Schmidt hit a two-run homer, and Jeff Bennett was dominant out of the bullpen, but a pair of big innings for Fresno vaulted the Grizzlies to a 7-4 victory over the Reno Aces in the series opener Saturday at Chukchansi Park.
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Just for Kicks: Sparks AYSO starting new season
While driving past local parks and fields this past week it would be hard not to notice how strong of a presence the Sparks AYSO has become in the community since it was established in 1978 as an offshoot of the American Youth Soccer Organization, headquartered in Hawthorne, Calif.
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