Round Rock drubs Reno, 14-1
RENO — Konrad Schmidt smashed a solo home run in the eighth inning to break-up the shutout bid, but an early Round Rock lead lifted the Express to a 14-1 victory over the Reno Aces Wednesday night at Aces Ballpark.
Sparks AYSO kicks off new season
The mission statement of the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) is to develop and deliver quality youth soccer programs which promote a fun, family environment. With the new season kicking off this week, the fun is just beginning.
Dalton returns home to fans
For most children growing up, thoughts of Super Bowl glory or World Series fame fill their dreams. When Jake Dalton was growing up, he dreamed of gold.
Reno Bighorns holding pre-tryout dance workshop Sunday
The Reno Bighorns are holding a pre-tryout dance workshop on Sunday, Aug. 19 for those interested in auditioning for the dance team this season. The workshop will take place at FIT Reno, located at 5301 Longley Lane from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m and costs $50, waiving the regular tryout fee.
Bleeding Blue and Gold
Three years ago, Ron Coombs was named the new Reed High School Athletic Director. Now heading into his fourth year overseeing Raider athletics, Coombs is excited about what is ahead.
Youth Football Kicks Off
With Hot August Nights in town, people grabbed their folding camp chairs and lined up in preparation for the show. Rather than a parade of classic cars though, this group of fans was gearing up to watch a stream of youth take their cracks on the gridiron.
Cougars get down to business
Even though the first few days of football practice is an extension of the pad-less work teams put in during the summer, that first official day of practice has a noticeable amount of extra excitement.
Sparks braves heat on first day of practice
Sometimes when a baseball team is getting waxed early in a game and you hear the expression, ‘pray for rain’ in hopes the game will be washed out before it becomes official. Veteran Sparks High football coach Rob Kittrell was clinging to a similar hope Thursday afternoon, but for very different reasons.
District reinstates Charles
Ever since Ray Charles was suspended indefinitely from his teaching position at Mendive Middle School, and his head baseball coaching position at Reed High on the final day of the regular season last spring (May 2), there has been a lot of speculation.
As the summer winds down and kids throughout the Rail City get ready to head back to school, the City of Sparks Parks and Recreation Department is offering area youngsters one last shot to expel some energy.
Prep football coaches gearing up for new season
Football practice fields across the Silver State will be bustling with activity starting Thursday. So these last few days before official team practices get underway are kind of the 'calm before the storm' for the trio of veteran high school football coaches in the Rail City.
Iowa tops Reno, 7-4
A.J. Pollock collected two hits, stole a base and scored a run for Reno Tuesday night, but the Iowa Cubs earned a 7-4 victory over the Aces at Principal Park.
Eaton powers Aces past Cubs, 2-1
Adam Eaton unlocked a tie ballgame in the top of the ninth inning Monday night, hitting a solo home run to right field that lifted the Reno Aces to a 2-1 victory over the Iowa Cubs at Principal Park.