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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Aces fall to 51s, 11-7
RENO — Reno put up five runs in the second inning, but could muster just two ninth-inning runs the rest of the way, as Las Vegas topped the Aces, 11-7, in the series finale Friday night at Aces Ballpark.
Scheduling 101: Prep football programs avoid scheduling woes...
High school football scheduling has not been the easiest of chores in recent seasons. With schools changing leagues, statewide realignment and uneven league numbers, among other issues, that’s at times left local high school coaches scrambling late into summer to find a common opponent and on some occasions getting left with an unwanted open week.
Aces walk off with win
RENO — With Reno trailing by a run and down to its final strike, Lucas May hit a game-tying home run in the bottom of the ninth, and Mark Hallberg followed with a walk-off home run in the 10th to give the Aces an 8-6 victory over the Las Vegas 51s Thursday at Aces Ballpark.
Local all stars struggle in regional tournaments
In Beaver, Utah, The Spanish Springs Cal Ripken 11-year-olds split a pair of games Thursday, wrapping up pool play at the Pacific Southwest Regional Tournament. Spanish Springs, the Nevada state champion, fell to Oakland 12-2 but bounced back to dump Taylorsville, Utah, 14-3.
Aces fall to 51s, 7-3
RENO — Five Aces hitters recorded two hits Wednesday night, but Reno could muster just one hit with runners in scoring position in a 7-3 loss to Las Vegas at Aces Ballpark.
SSHS grad excels at Navy
When Jess Palacio graduated from Spanish Springs High School in June 2005, there probably weren’t too many on the SSHS staff or even her friends who pegged her as a Division I athlete.
Aces drop series finale, 10-1
A sixth-inning solo home run off the bat of Mark Hallberg was all the offense the Aces would muster on Monday night, as Reno dropped a 10-1 decision to the Sacramento River Cats in the series finale at Raley Field.