Local Sports Briefs: Shamrock to attend Powerhouse opening

Arguably the world's most prominent Mixed Martial Arts fighter in history will be in Carson City to help open the Powerhouse Gym.

Ken Shamrock will come help celebrate the grand opening of Powerhouse Gym, located at 1945 Idaho Street off of Fairview Drive across from Lowe's. The grand opening will be held from noon to 6 p.m. and Shamrock is scheduled to attend the event at 3 p.m.

Shamrock is preparing for the biggest network MMA fight ever when he'll take on Kimbo Slice in a bout that will be televised by CBS on October 4.

Also scheduled to attend the event is World Record Strongman holder Nick Best, who's slated to tow away a fire truck. In addition there will be free food and prizes given away, including a giant screen television, DVDs and a cruise. For the grand opening only, a membership signup fee of $10 will also be offered.

The Galena girls tennis team got off to a strong start to the season in a battle between the Northern 4A's top two powers as the Grizzlies beat Reno High 11-7 at Galena on Tuesday.

In singles, Hannah Llop swept her matches for Galena as she won 6-3, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4. Mica Olson also won both of her matches 6-4, 7-5 and Hailey Llop also won 6-1.

In doubles, Lindy Deller and Adie Potter won both of their matches 6-1, 6-1, Emily McClintock and Leann Roggensack won 6-2, Annie Roach and Kelsey Rummler won 6-4 and Alexandra Darling and Ellen Ferguson won 6-2.

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