Summer on the Links
The NNJGA is open to junior members 7 to 17 years of age. The program runs from June through August while offering three levels of competition. It annually conducts parent meetings and rule seminars to continue the education of the juniors and parents on the Rules of Golf and Golf Etiquette.
Improvement is the name of the game
Both the Spanish Springs High School girls and boys basketball teams host summer programs aimed at improving their players’ skill sets during the offseason. Those programs were in full swing Tuesday at SSHS.
Fireworks on the dirt at Lovelock
The 4th of July weekend began with fireworks on the dirt oval at the Lovelock Speedway. Despite a low car count, the drivers put on a show of spirited racing for the fans.
Jump for Joy
The AAU West Coast Junior Olympic Games are being hosted at Reed High School’s Dave Nolte Northern Nevada Regional Track Complex.
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.