Chips are for Kids
The Resort at RedHawk is getting everyone in the family involved on the golf course this summer by offering junior golf clinics. With the first month-long session wrapping up, there is still plenty of time for youngsters interested in learning the game to take advantage of the classes.
Festival organizers excited about Sparks venue
The Sparks Marina is set to showcase something most Rail City residents have rarely been exposed to in the world of sports. This weekend the Sparks Marina will host the Sparks Xtreme Beach Sports Festival, bringing both the Extreme Volleyball Professionals (EVP) tour and the Upstate Watercraft Promotions International Jet Sport Boating Association’s (UWP-IJSBA) watercross national tour to the Rail City.
Youth camp proves popular
Youths from across the Truckee Meadows have turned out in high numbers this month to take part in Bret Pagni’s 2012 Summer Baseball Camps. The first four-day camp ran June 11-14 and the second session wraps up today after starting Monday.
Commentary: Williams is not your ordinary 15-year-old
Thursday afternoon, Gabby Williams will compete against 23 other women for the right to represent the United States of America in the high jump at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. While some of her competitors are professional athletes who devote every waking moment of their lives to this chance, and who have sponsors like Nike and Gatorade, it will merely be an amazing experience for the 15-year-old Williams.
Life Lessons and Tennis
The Northern Nevada Youth Opportunistic Tennis Program (NNYOTP) is in the midst of providing local underprivileged youth with a summer full of free tennis lessons. Held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Oppio Tennis Facility on Sullivan Lane, the program concludes on July 19.
Humes’ passion for tennis brings kids out to courts in bunches
Youth sports plays a large role in many children’s lives. A large part of the responsibility of ensuring that the child enjoys the experience and wants to stay involved with sports falls on the shoulders of the coach. Fortunately for those in the Sparks area who are interested in tennis, that obligation belongs to Mark Humes.
Trading in the fungo for the 9 iron
Anyone familiar with the Spanish Springs baseball program since the school opened, knows Mike Bosco. He was the head coach with fiery intensity, who consistently went to his bag of tricks to pick up key runs or much-needed outs.
Bees top Aces, 9-3
The Aces fell behind early and never recovered Monday night, dropping a 9-3 decision to the Salt Lake Bees at Spring Mobile Ballpark.
Aces fall to Salt Lake, 5-3
Reno led Sunday’s game for the first seven innings, but a pair of Salt Lake home runs in the eighth lifted the Bees to a come-from-behind 5-3 win over the Aces at Spring Mobile Ballpark.
Silva trains with Ravens kicker Cundiff
When recent Reed High graduate A.J. Silva announced he would continue his football playing career at Montana State University as a kicker, he probably did not realize the immediate connections he would have with the top in the business. Now, he is already benefitting from the perks.
Sparks Centennial Renegades knock off South Tahoe
Having advanced to the championship round of the Renegades/Hooligans Tournament, the Sparks Centennial Renegades All-Star team opened the final weekend of the tourney with a 12-7 victory over the South Tahoe squad on Friday afternoon at the South Valleys Sports Complex.