We’ve all been stuck on airplanes that have been delayed. So it was a bit amusing to see how the St. Louis Cardinals handled their six-hour delay Tuesday when their chartered flight to Boston for Game 6 of the World Series had mechanical issues.
Nevadans aimed high when we set out to create the largest and most advanced shooting range in the world. But we kept a steady eye on our target. And today, with great pride, Nevada has hit the bull’s-eye.”
■ LAKE MEAD — Striped bass have been somewhat elusive, not following their usual habits. Be flexible with each outing and ready with various lure and bait options. Variety is the key to enticing these fish. Jigging spoons in about 50 feet of water has worked near the mouth of canyons. Those anglers who have been able to find and catch shad also have had success. With the new moon on Sunday, anglers can expect the night bite to improve; for best results fish under a light. Largemouth and smallmouth bass are hitting on hard plastics and crankbaits. They can be found toward the back of coves in water as shallow as 6 inches.
Tim Burke, of Orlando, Fla. won the World Long Drive Championship at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Wednesday.
After a rough start last week, my picks finished with a flurry. I’m still in search of the elusive 8-0 week, but being bedridden has given me extra time to study this week’s schedule, so I’m feeling confident.
Speedway Motorsports Inc., parent of Las Vegas Motor Speedway, suffered another quarter of decreasing revenues as the North Carolina racetrack company this week reported 2013 third-quarter total revenues that were nearly $5 million less than the revenues for the same three-month period in 2012.
A black bear with a rap sheet for breaking and entering at Lake Tahoe has been killed by Nevada wildlife officials.