SportsBriefs

Cycling stage race begins today

June 19, 2014 — 

Cyclists will ride this weekend in Diamond Valley and the streets of downtown Minden as part of the Little City Stage Race.

Hosted by Tour de Nez Outreach, competition begins today at 1 p.m. with the Diamond Valley Road Race near Woodfords in Alpine County. The stage race concludes Sunday with the Diamond Valley Time Trial and the Minden Criterium starting at 8 a.m.

The criterium course start and finish line is on Esmeralda Avenue near Minden Park. The road race and time trial both begin at Diamond Valley Elementary School.

Action shifts to Fernley on Saturday for a circuit race that starts at 10:30 a.m.

Visit http://www.tourdenez.com for information.

‘Wounded Warrior’ golf on Aug. 11

Registration is now open for the Genoa Open Golf Tournament for Warriors on Aug. 11 at the Genoa Lakes Golf Club.

The tournament is a four-person scramble on the Genoa Lakes Ranch Course. A 9 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled. The cost is $100, which includes a box lunch.

Call Leslie Nixon at 760-920-0832 or Suzette Eropkin at 760-937-0453 to register for the tournament.

Visit the Wounded Warrior Project website at http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org for information.

Youth football camp next week

The Douglas Tiger Youth Football Camp is being held Tuesday through Thursday for third through eighth grade students.

Instruction during the non contact camp at Douglas High School will focus on basic fundamental skills.

Contact douglastigerfootball@gmail.com for information.

South Tahoe all-comers meet Tuesday

A series of all-comers track and field meets opens Tuesday in South Lake Tahoe.

The meet begins at 5 p.m. with youth races and long jump (2-7 year olds) at the South Tahoe Community Sports Complex, located at the South Tahoe Middle School. Regular field events begin at 5:30 p.m. and running events at 5:45 p.m. The events — running events, including hurdles and up to 3,000 meters, in addition to long jump, high jump, pole vault, discus and shot put — are free of charge, although donations are welcome.

The meets will be held each Tuesday through July 29, presented by AD Sports Tahoe and Big George Ventures. The summer all-comers meets have been a tradition at the South Tahoe all-weather track since it was moved from Echo Summit after the 1968 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials. Visit www.adsportstahoe.com for information.

Volunteer football coaches needed

Volunteer coaches are needed for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department Youth NFL Flag Football Program. The program includes 5-6, 7-8, 9-11, 12-14 and 15-18 year old divisions for boys and girls. Coaches’ application and background checks are required for all coaches and must be received by Aug. 8.

Games will be held on Saturdays at Stodick Park in September, October and November. A player draft will be held Aug. 13-14 and pre-season player skills training is scheduled for Aug. 26-27.

Visit www.dcprsports.com or call 782-9828 for information.

Minden Ranch Rodeo Aug. 2-3

The Minden Ranch Rodeo — the “Buckaroo Fest” — will be held as part of the State of Nevada Sesquicentennial Fair celebration at Fuji in Carson City on Aug. 2-3.

Minden Ranch Rodeo, which originated in 1999, is sanctioned through the Western States Ranch Rodeo Association. All qualifying ranch teams and top 15 individual event contestants will be invited to compete at the annual WSRRA National Finals Rodeo held the first week of November in Winnemucca.

The list of events for this year’s rodeo includes ranch bronc riding, women’s steer roping, calf roping, team roping, double mugging, ranch horse, branding, doctoring, trailer loading and wild cow milking.

Proceeds from the event are used to establish scholarships for local area high school rodeo youth and other charitable organizations.

Visit mindenranchrodeo.com for information.

Tiger Youth Football Camp next week

June 20, 2014 — 

Registration remains open for the Douglas Tiger Youth Football Camp being held Tuesday through Thursday for students in third through eighth grade.

Instruction during the non contact camp at Douglas High School will focus on building basic fundamental skills.

Contact douglastigerfootball@gmail.com or call the high school at 782-5136 for information.

Genoa Lakes to host ‘Wounded Warrior’ tourney

Registration is now open for the Genoa Open Golf Tournament for Warriors on Aug. 11 at the Genoa Lakes Golf Club.

The tournament, billed as the “World’s Largest Golf Outing” to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the Wounded Warrior Project, is a four-person scramble on the Genoa Lakes Ranch Course. A 9 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled.

The cost is $100, which includes a box lunch. A silent auction, mulligan buys, 50/50 drawing and more will be available.

Call Leslie Nixon at (760) 920-0832 or Suzette Eropkin at (760) 937-0453 to register for the tournament. Visit the Wounded Warrior Project website at http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org for information.

Volunteer football coaches needed

Volunteer coaches are needed for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department Youth NFL Flag Football Program. The program includes 5-6, 7-8, 9-11, 12-14 and 15-18 year old divisions for boys and girls. Coaches’ application and background checks are required for all coaches and must be received by Aug. 8.

Games will be held on Saturdays at Stodick Park in September, October and November. A player draft will be held Aug. 13-14 and pre-season player skills training is scheduled for Aug. 26-27.

Visit www.dcprsports.com or call 782-9828 for information.

Minden Ranch Rodeo Aug. 2-3

The Minden Ranch Rodeo — the “Buckaroo Fest” — will be held as part of the State of Nevada Sesquicentennial Fair celebration at Fuji in Carson City on Aug. 2-3.

Minden Ranch Rodeo, which originated in 1999, is sanctioned through the Western States Ranch Rodeo Association. All qualifying ranch teams and top 15 individual event contestants will be invited to compete at the annual WSRRA National Finals Rodeo held the first week of November in Winnemucca.

The list of events for this year’s rodeo includes ranch bronc riding, women’s steer roping, calf roping, team roping, double mugging, ranch horse, branding, doctoring, trailer loading and wild cow milking.

Proceeds from the event are used to establish scholarships for local area high school rodeo youth and other charitable organizations.

Visit mindenranchrodeo.com for information.

MEFIYI summer camps start Tuesday

June 20, 2014 — 

Registration is now being taken for the MEFIYI Summer Sports Bash next week for boys and girls 8 to 16 years of age.

Two camps at Douglas High School — a speed camp for 8-16 year olds and volleyball camp for 8-14 year olds — are being offered with JoJo and Suzi Townsell serving as instructors.

The speed camp will be held from 10 a.m.-noon all three days on the Big George Athletic Complex track. Participants will go through drills that cover proper running form, agility and balance.

The volleyball camp will be held from 1-3 p.m. each day in the high school’s small gym. Instruction will focus on basic fundamentals.

The cost is $60 for one camp and $100 for two. Athletes need to bring running or volleyball shoes (track cleats or volleyball knee pads may be used), as well as a snack, lunch and a water bottle.

Pre-registration is being taken at the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department. A parent must complete a permission form at the time of registration.

Call the parks and recreation department at 782-9828 or email jojotownsell83@gmail.com for information.

Volunteer football coaches needed

Volunteer coaches are needed for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department Youth NFL Flag Football Program.

At least 40 more coaches are needed for the program, which includes 5-6, 7-8, 9-11, 12-14 and 15-18 year old divisions for boys and girls. Coaches’ application and background checks are required for all coaches and must be received by Aug. 8.

Games will be held on Saturdays at Stodick Park in September, October and November. A player draft will be held Aug. 13-14 and pre-season player skills training is scheduled for Aug. 26-27.

Practices may be scheduled no more than twice a week. Coaches determine practice times and locations.

Visit the parks and recreation department’s website at www.dcprsports.com or call 782-9828 for information.

British Soccer Camp to be held

Challenger Sports will present its “British Soccer Camp” for youngsters 3 to 19 years of age next week at Aspen Park in the Ranchos.

The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the camp Monday through Friday.

Each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s team of British soccer coaches. Challenger’s 1,000 touch coaching syllabus provides a daily regimen of foot-skills, moves, juggling, tactical practices and tournament play. At the same time, the camp staff also strives to instill lessons on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship into each student’s daily routine.

The cost for students ranges from $174-$250, depending on the camp program chosen. The camp hours will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m each day.

Contact Lee Dunne at ldunne@challengersports.com or 916-596-1664 for information.

Tiger Youth Football Camp June 24-26

Registration is now open for the Douglas Tiger Youth Football Camp being held on June 24-26 for students in third through eighth grade.

Instruction during the non contact camp at Douglas High School will focus on building basic fundamental skills. Douglas Head Coach Ernie Monfiletto said the objective is to help young players who will be playing in the local Pop Warner and flag football league programs this fall.

Contact douglastigerfootball@gmail.com or call the high school at 782-5136 for information.

Lake Tahoe soccer camp June 19-20

The Lake Tahoe Boys and Girls College ID Camp is being held Thursday and Friday for soccer players from eighth grade through high school seniors in South Lake Tahoe.

Camp sessions will be held from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Thursday and from 9 a.m.-noon on Friday on the Lake Tahoe Community College and South Tahoe Middle School fields.

The camp is being run by Division I Lamar University coach Orlando Cervantes, with appearances also expected from Notre Dame women’s soccer coach Theresa Romagnolo as well as coaches representing the University of Nevada, St. Mary’s College, Chico State, Sonoma State and several community colleges, including Lake Tahoe Community College.

Coaches will give a recruiting presentation at the end of the first day and spend time meeting with players at the end of the second day. Each camper is provided lunch on Friday, the first day of camp.

Registration is $185 with early registration and team discounts available.

Visit www.tahoesoccercamps.com to register. For any questions email collegesocceridcamp@gmail.com or call (925) 323-5425.

Minden Ranch Rodeo Aug. 2-3

The Minden Ranch Rodeo — the “Buckaroo Fest” — will be held as part of the State of Nevada Sesquicentennial Fair celebration at Fuji in Carson City on Aug. 2-3.

Minden Ranch Rodeo, which originated in 1999, is sanctioned through the Western States Ranch Rodeo Association. All qualifying ranch teams and top 15 individual event contestants will be invited to compete at the annual WSRRA National Finals Rodeo held the first week of November in Winnemucca.

The list of events for this year’s rodeo includes ranch bronc riding, women’s steer roping, calf roping, team roping, double mugging, ranch horse, branding, doctoring, trailer loading and wild cow milking.

Proceeds from the event are used to establish scholarships for local area high school rodeo youth and other charitable organizations.

Visit mindenranchrodeo.com for information.

Volunteer youth football coaches needed

June 20, 2014 — 

Volunteer coaches are needed for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department Youth NFL Flag Football Program.

At least 40 more coaches are needed for the program, which includes 5-6, 7-8, 9-11, 12-14 and 15-18 year old divisions for boys and girls. Coaches’ application and background checks are required for all coaches and must be received by Aug. 8.

Games will be held on Saturdays at Stodick Park in September, October and November. A player draft will be held Aug. 13-14 and pre-season player skills training is scheduled for Aug. 26-27.

Practices may be scheduled no more than twice a week. Coaches determine practice times and locations.

Visit the parks and recreation department’s website at www.dcprsports.com or call 782-9828 for information.

Tiger Youth Football Camp June 24-26

Registration is now open for the Douglas Tiger Youth Football Camp being held on June 24-26 for students in third through eighth grade.

Instruction during the non contact camp at Douglas High School will focus on building basic fundamental skills. Douglas Head Coach Ernie Monfiletto said the objective is to help young players who will be playing in the local Pop Warner and flag football league programs this fall.

Contact douglastigerfootball@gmail.com or call the high school at 782-5136 for information.

British Soccer Camp to be held

Challenger Sports will present its “British Soccer Camp” for youngsters 3-to-19 years of age next week at Aspen Park in the Ranchos.

The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the camp Monday through Friday.

Each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s team of British soccer coaches. Challenger’s 1,000 touch coaching syllabus provides a daily regimen of foot-skills, moves, juggling, tactical practices and tournament play. At the same time, the camp staff also strives to instill lessons on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship into each student’s daily routine.

The cost for students ranges from $174-$250, depending on the camp program chosen. The camp hours will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m each day.

Contact Lee Dunne at ldunne@challengersports.com or 916-596-1664 for information.

Summer volleyball league season set

Registration is now being taken for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department adult summer grass volleyball league season.

Two leagues are being organized for four-person teams — women’s on Monday nights and coed on Thursday nights — with league matches to be played at Lampe Park near the tennis courts.

The cost is $120 per team, which will include a postseason tournament. Registration closes on June 6.

Contact the parks and recreation department at 782-9828 or Dan Hannah at dnadan56@charter.net for information.

MEFIYI summer camps start on Tuesday

Registration is now being taken for the MEFIYI Summer Sports Bash next week for boys and girls 8 to 16 years of age.

Two camps at Douglas High School — a speed camp for 8-16 year olds and volleyball camp for 8-14 year olds — are being offered with JoJo and Suzi Townsell serving as instructors.

The speed camp will be held from 10 a.m.-noon all three days on the Big George Athletic Complex track. Participants will go through drills that cover proper running form, agility and balance.

The volleyball camp will be held from 1-3 p.m. each day in the high school’s small gym. Instruction will focus on basic fundamentals.

The cost is $60 for one camp and $100 for two. Athletes need to bring running or volleyball shoes (track cleats or volleyball knee pads may be used), as well as a snack, lunch and a water bottle.

Pre-registration is being taken at the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department. A parent must complete a permission form at the time of registration.

Call the parks and recreation department at 782-9828 or email jojotownsell83@gmail.com for information.

Lake Tahoe soccer camp June 19-20

The Lake Tahoe Boys and Girls College ID Camp is being held on June 19-20 for soccer players from eighth grade through high school seniors in South Lake Tahoe.

Camp sessions will be held from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, and from 9 a.m. until noon on Friday, June 20 on the Lake Tahoe Community College and South Tahoe Middle School fields.

The camp is being run by Division I Lamar University coach Orlando Cervantes, with appearances also expected from Notre Dame women’s soccer coach Theresa Romagnolo as well as coaches representing the University of Nevada, St. Mary’s College, Chico State, Sonoma State and several community colleges, including Lake Tahoe Community College.

Coaches will give a recruiting presentation at the end of the first day and spend time meeting with players at the end of the second day. Each camper is provided lunch on Friday, the first day of camp.

Registration is $185 with early registration and team discounts available.

Visit www.tahoesoccercamps.com to register. For any questions email collegesocceridcamp@gmail.com or call (925) 323-5425.

Minden Ranch Rodeo Aug. 2-3

The Minden Ranch Rodeo — the “Buckaroo Fest” — will be held as part of the State of Nevada Sesquicentennial Fair celebration at Fuji in Carson City on Aug. 2-3.

Minden Ranch Rodeo, which originated in 1999, is sanctioned through the Western States Ranch Rodeo Association. All qualifying ranch teams and top 15 individual event contestants will be invited to compete at the annual WSRRA National Finals Rodeo held the first week of November in Winnemucca.

The list of events for this year’s rodeo includes ranch bronc riding, women’s steer roping, calf roping, team roping, double mugging, ranch horse, branding, doctoring, trailer loading and wild cow milking.

Proceeds from the event are used to establish scholarships for local area high school rodeo youth in the local area and other charitable organizations.

Visit mindenranchrodeo.com for information.

Football coaches needed

June 20, 2014 — 

Volunteer coaches are needed for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department Youth NFL Flag Football Program.

At least 40 more coaches are needed for the program, which includes 5-6, 7-8, 9-11, 12-14 and 15-18 year old divisions for boys and girls. Coaches’ application and background checks are required for all coaches and must be received by Aug. 8.

Games will be held on Saturdays at Stodick Park in September, October and November. A player draft will be held Aug. 13-14 and pre-season player skills training is scheduled for Aug. 26-27.

Practices may be scheduled no more than twice a week. Coaches determine practice times and locations.

Visit the parks and recreation department’s website at www.dcprsports.com or call 782-9828 for information.

Tiger Youth Football Camp June 24-26

Registration is now open for the Douglas Tiger Youth Football Camp being held on June 24-26 for students in third through eighth grade.

Instruction during the non contact camp at Douglas High School will focus on building basic fundamental skills. Douglas Head Coach Ernie Monfiletto said the objective is to help young players who will be playing in the local Pop Warner and flag football league programs this fall.

Contact douglastigerfootball@gmail.com or call the high school at 782-5136 for information.

Summer volleyball league season set

Registration is now being taken for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department adult summer grass volleyball league season.

Two leagues are being organized for four-person teams — women’s on Monday nights and coed on Thursday nights — with league matches to be played at Lampe Park near the tennis courts.

The cost is $120 per team, which will include a postseason tournament. Registration closes on June 6.

Contact the parks and recreation department at 782-9828 or Dan Hannah at dnadan56@charter.net for information.

British Soccer Camp to be held

Challenger Sports will present its “British Soccer Camp” for youngsters 3-to-19 years of age June 16-20 at Aspen Park in the Ranchos.

The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the week-long camp.

Each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s team of British soccer coaches. Challenger’s 1,000 touch coaching syllabus provides a daily regimen of foot-skills, moves, juggling, tactical practices and tournament play. At the same time, the camp staff also strives to instill lessons on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship into each student’s daily routine.

The cost for students ranges from $174-$250, depending on the camp program chosen. The camp hours will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m each day.

Contact Lee Dunne at ldunne@challengersports.com or 916-596-1664 for information.

MEFIYI summer camps June 17-19

Registration is now being taken for the MEFIYI Summer Sports Bash on June 17-19 for boys and girls 8 to 16 years of age.

Two camps at Douglas High School — a speed camp for 8-16 year olds and volleyball camp for 8-14 year olds — are being offered with JoJo and Suzi Townsell serving as instructors.

The speed camp will be held from 10 a.m.-noon all three days on the Big George Athletic Complex track. Participants will go through drills that cover proper running form, agility and balance.

The volleyball camp will be held from 1-3 p.m. each day in the high school’s small gym. Instruction will focus on basic fundamentals.

The cost is $60 for one camp and $100 for two. Athletes need to bring running or volleyball shoes (track cleats may or volleyball knee pads may be used), as well as a snack, lunch and a water bottle.

Pre-registration is being taken at the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department. A parent must complete a permission form at the time of registration.

Call the parks and recreation department at 782-9828 or email jojotownsell83@gmail.com for information.

Lake Tahoe soccer camp June 19-20

The Lake Tahoe Boys and Girls College ID Camp is being held on June 19-20 for soccer players from eighth grade through high school seniors in South Lake Tahoe.

Camp sessions will be held from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, and from 9 a.m. until noon on Friday, June 20 on the Lake Tahoe Community College and South Tahoe Middle School fields.

The camp is being run by Division I Lamar University coach Orlando Cervantes, with appearances also expected from Notre Dame women’s soccer coach Theresa Romagnolo as well as coaches representing the University of Nevada, St. Mary’s College, Chico State, Sonoma State and several community colleges, including Lake Tahoe Community College.

Coaches will give a recruiting presentation at the end of the first day and spend time meeting with players at the end of the second day. Each camper is provided lunch on Friday, the first day of camp.

Registration is $185 with early registration and team discounts available.

Visit www.tahoesoccercamps.com to register. For any questions email collegesocceridcamp@gmail.com or call (925) 323-5425.

Minden Ranch Rodeo Aug. 2-3

The Minden Ranch Rodeo — the “Buckaroo Fest” — will be held as part of the State of Nevada Sesquicentennial Fair celebration at Fuji in Carson City on Aug. 2-3.

Minden Ranch Rodeo, which originated in 1999, is sanctioned through the Western States Ranch Rodeo Association. All qualifying ranch teams and top 15 individual event contestants will be invited to compete at the annual WSRRA National Finals Rodeo held the first week of November in Winnemucca.

The list of events for this year’s rodeo includes ranch bronc riding, women’s steer roping, calf roping, team roping, double mugging, ranch horse, branding, doctoring, trailer loading and wild cow milking.

Proceeds from the event are used to establish scholarships for local area high school rodeo youth in the local area and other charitable organizations.

Visit mindenranchrodeo.com for information.

MEFIYI summer camps set

June 20, 2014 — 

Registration is now being taken for the MEFIYI Summer Sports Bash on June 17-19 for boys and girls 8 to 16 years of age.

Two camps at Douglas High School — a speed camp for 8-16 year olds and volleyball camp for 8-14 year olds — are being offered with JoJo and Suzi Townsell serving as instructors.

The speed camp will be held from 10 a.m.-noon all three days on the Big George Athletic Complex track.

The volleyball camp will be held from 1-3 p.m. each day in the high school’s small gym. The cost is $60 for one camp and $100 for two. Athletes need to bring running or volleyball shoes (track cleats may or volleyball knee pads may be used), as well as a snack, lunch and a water bottle.

Pre-registration is being taken at the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department. A parent must complete a permission form at the time of registration.

Call the parks and recreation department at 782-9828 or email jojotownsell83@gmail.com for information.

Lake Tahoe soccer camp June 19-20

The Lake Tahoe Boys and Girls College ID Camp is being held on June 19-20 for soccer players from eighth grade through high school seniors in South Lake Tahoe.

Camp sessions will be held from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, and from 9 a.m. until noon on Friday, June 20 on the Lake Tahoe Community College and South Tahoe Middle School fields.

The camp is being run by Division I Lamar University coach Orlando Cervantes, with appearances also expected from Notre Dame women’s soccer coach Theresa Romagnolo, as well as coaches representing the University of Nevada, St. Mary’s College, Chico State, Sonoma State and several community colleges, including Lake Tahoe Community College.

Coaches will give a recruiting presentation at the end of the first day and spend time meeting with players at the end of the second day.

Registration is $185 with early registration and team discounts available.

Visit www.tahoesoccercamps.com to register.Email collegesocceridcamp@gmail.com or call (925) 323-5425 for information.

Tiger Youth Football Camp June 24-26

Registration is now open for the Douglas Tiger Youth Football Camp being held on June 24-26 for students in third through eighth grade.

Instruction during the non contact camp at Douglas High School will focus on building basic fundamental skills.

Contact douglastigerfootball@gmail.com or call the high school at 782-5136 for information.

British Soccer Camp to be held

Challenger Sports will present its “British Soccer Camp” for youngsters 3-to-19 years of age June 16-20 at Aspen Park in the Ranchos.

The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the week-long camp.

Each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s team of British soccer coaches. Challenger’s 1,000 touch coaching syllabus provides a daily regimen of foot-skills, moves, juggling, tactical practices and tournament play. At the same time, the camp staff also strives to instill lessons on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship into each student’s daily routine.

The cost for students ranges from $174-$250, depending on the camp program chosen. The camp hours will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m each day.

Contact Lee Dunne at ldunne@challengersports.com or 916-596-1664 for information.

Youth football coaches needed

Volunteer coaches are needed for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department Youth NFL Flag Football Program.

Coaches are needed for the program, which includes 5-6, 7-8, 9-11, 12-14 and 15-18 year old divisions for boys and girls. Coaches’ application and background checks are required for all coaches and must be received by Aug. 8.

Games will be held on Saturdays at Stodick Park in September, October and November. A player draft will be held Aug. 13-14 and pre-season player skills training is scheduled for Aug. 26-27.

Practices may be scheduled no more than twice a week. Coaches determine practice times and locations.

Visit the parks and recreation department’s website at www.dcprsports.com or call 782-9828 for information.

Minden Ranch Rodeo Aug. 2-3

The Minden Ranch Rodeo — the “Buckaroo Fest” — will be held as part of the State of Nevada Sesquicentennial Fair celebration at Fuji in Carson City on Aug. 2-3.

Minden Ranch Rodeo, which originated in 1999, is sanctioned through the Western States Ranch Rodeo Association. All qualifying ranch teams and top 15 individual event contestants will be invited to compete at the annual WSRRA National Finals Rodeo held the first week of November in Winnemucca.

The list of events for this year’s rodeo includes ranch bronc riding, women’s steer roping, calf roping, team roping, double mugging, ranch horse, branding, doctoring, trailer loading and wild cow milking.

Proceeds from the event are used to establish scholarships for local area high school rodeo youth in the local area and other charitable organizations.

Visit mindenranchrodeo.com for information.

Thorson posts first career victory

May 29, 2014 — 

Tanner Thorson of Minden captured his first career POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series victory Sunday at the Thiel Memorial in Sun Prairie, Wis.

The 18-year-old Thorson, driving a Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports’ Toyota-powered Bullet, started the 30-lap A main on the pole on the 1/3-mile Angell Park Speedway track and went on to beat a field that included racing teams from Australia, New Zealand and the U.S.

Thorson races again today in Bloomington, Ind.

Soccer club tryouts scheduled

The Carson Valley Soccer Club is hosting tryouts for boys and girls ages 9-13 on June 25 and June 28 at Carson Valley Middle School. Tryout sessions start at 6 p.m. on June 25, and at 10 a.m. on June 28. Contact Jeremy Weston:jskjcbweston@yahoo.com for information.

Volunteer youth football coaches needed

Volunteer coaches are needed for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department Youth NFL Flag Football Program.

At least 40 more coaches are needed for the program, which includes 5-6, 7-8, 9-11, 12-14 and 15-18 year old divisions for boys and girls. Coaches’ application and background checks are required for all coaches and must be received by Aug. 8.

Games will be held on Saturdays at Stodick Park in September, October and November. A player draft will be held Aug. 13-14 and pre-season player skills training is scheduled for Aug. 26-27.

Practices may be scheduled no more than twice a week. Coaches determine practice times and locations.

Visit the parks and recreation department’s website at www.dcprsports.com or call 782-9828 for information.

British Soccer Camp to be held

Challenger Sports will present its “British Soccer Camp” for youngsters 3-to-19 years of age June 16-20 at Aspen Park in the Ranchos.

The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the week-long camp.

Each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s team of British soccer coaches. Challenger’s 1,000 touch coaching syllabus provides a daily regimen of foot-skills, moves, juggling, tactical practices and tournament play. At the same time, the camp staff also strives to instill lessons on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship into each student’s daily routine.

The cost for students ranges from $174-$250, depending on the camp program chosen. The camp hours will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m each day.

Contact Lee Dunne at ldunne@challengersports.com or 916-596-1664 for information.

Summer volleyball league season set

Registration is now being taken for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department adult summer grass volleyball league season.

Two leagues are being organized for four-person teams — women’s on Monday nights and coed on Thursday nights — with league matches to be played at Lampe Park near the tennis courts.

The cost is $120 per team, which will include a postseason tournament. Registration closes on June 6.

Contact the parks and recreation department at 782-9828 or Dan Hannah at dnadan56@charter.net for information.

Tiger Youth Football Camp June 24-26

Registration is now open for the Douglas Tiger Youth Football Camp being held on June 24-26 for students in third through eighth grade.

Instruction during the non contact camp at Douglas High School will focus on building basic fundamental skills. Douglas Head Coach Ernie Monfiletto said the objective is to help young players who will be playing in the local Pop Warner and flag football league programs this fall.

Contact douglastigerfootball@gmail.com or call the high school at 782-5136 for information.

MEFIYI summer camps June 17-19

Registration is now being taken for the MEFIYI Summer Sports Bash on June 17-19 for boys and girls 8 to 16 years of age.

Two camps at Douglas High School — a speed camp for 8-16 year olds and volleyball camp for 8-14 year olds — are being offered with JoJo and Suzi Townsell serving as instructors.

The speed camp will be held from 10 a.m.-noon all three days on the Big George Athletic Complex track. Participants will go through drills that cover proper running form, agility and balance.

The volleyball camp will be held from 1-3 p.m. each day in the high school’s small gym. Instruction will focus on basic fundamentals.

The cost is $60 for one camp and $100 for two. Athletes need to bring running or volleyball shoes (track cleats may or volleyball knee pads may be used), as well as a snack, lunch and a water bottle.

Pre-registration is being taken at the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department. A parent must complete a permission form at the time of registration.

Call the parks and recreation department at 782-9828 or email jojotownsell83@gmail.com for information.

Lake Tahoe soccer camp June 19-20

The Lake Tahoe Boys and Girls College ID Camp is being held on June 19-20 for soccer players from eighth grade through high school seniors in South Lake Tahoe.

Camp sessions will be held from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, and from 9 a.m. until noon on Friday, June 20 on the Lake Tahoe Community College and South Tahoe Middle School fields.

The camp is being run by Division I Lamar University coach Orlando Cervantes, with appearances also expected from Notre Dame women’s soccer coach Theresa Romagnolo as well as coaches representing the University of Nevada, St. Mary’s College, Chico State, Sonoma State and several community colleges, including Lake Tahoe Community College.

Coaches will give a recruiting presentation at the end of the first day and spend time meeting with players at the end of the second day. Each camper is provided lunch on Friday, the first day of camp.

Registration is $185 with early registration and team discounts available.

Visit www.tahoesoccercamps.com to register. For any questions email collegesocceridcamp@gmail.com or call (925) 323-5425.

Minden Ranch Rodeo Aug. 2-3

The Minden Ranch Rodeo — the “Buckaroo Fest” — will be held as part of the State of Nevada Sesquicentennial Fair celebration at Fuji in Carson City on Aug. 2-3.

Minden Ranch Rodeo, which originated in 1999, is sanctioned through the Western States Ranch Rodeo Association. All qualifying ranch teams and top 15 individual event contestants will be invited to compete at the annual WSRRA National Finals Rodeo held the first week of November in Winnemucca.

The list of events for this year’s rodeo includes ranch bronc riding, women’s steer roping, calf roping, team roping, double mugging, ranch horse, branding, doctoring, trailer loading and wild cow milking.

Proceeds from the event are used to establish scholarships for local area high school rodeo youth in the local area and other charitable organizations.

Visit mindenranchrodeo.com for information.

Prep all-star basketball games tonight in Reno

May 27, 2014 — 

The fifth annual LSP All-Star basketball games for graduating seniors are tonight at Bishop Manogue High School in Reno. The girls start the action at 6 p.m. followed by the boys at 7:30.

Douglas girls coach Werner Christen is directing the Blue squad, which includes the Tigers’ Kelly Sonnemann, Kassidy Freitas and Jesse Jim.

Lowry’s Chad Peters is coaching the White boys squad which includes Douglas seniors A.J. Pfaffenberger, Austin Evans, Pat Johnson and James Herrick.

Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Soccer club tryouts scheduled

The Carson Valley Soccer Club is hosting tryouts for boys and girls ages 9-13 on June 25 and June 28 at Carson Valley Middle School.

Tryout sessions for the U10 through U14 age groups will be held starting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25, and at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 28.

Contact Jeremy Weston:jskjcbweston@yahoo.com for information.

British Soccer Camp to be held

Challenger Sports will present its “British Soccer Camp” for youngsters 3-to-19 years of age June 16-20 at Aspen Park in the Ranchos.

The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the week-long camp.

Each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s team of British soccer coaches. Challenger’s 1,000 touch coaching syllabus provides a daily regimen of foot-skills, moves, juggling, tactical practices and tournament play. At the same time, the camp staff also strives to instill lessons on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship into each student’s daily routine.

The cost for students ranges from $174-$250, depending on the camp program chosen. The camp hours will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m each day.

Contact Lee Dunne at ldunne@challengersports.com or 916-596-1664 for information.

Coaches needed for youth flag football

Volunteer coaches are needed for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department Youth NFL Flag Football Program.

At least 40 more coaches are needed for the program, which includes 5-6, 7-8, 9-11, 12-14 and 15-18 year old divisions for boys and girls. Coaches’ application and background checks are required for all coaches and must be received by Aug. 8.

Games will be held on Saturdays at Stodick Park in September, October and November.

A player draft will be held Aug. 13-14 and pre-season player skills training is scheduled for Aug. 26-27.

Practices may be scheduled no more than twice a week. Coaches determine practice times and locations.

Visit the parks and recreation department’s website at www.dcprsports.com or call 782-9828 for information.

Summer volleyball league season set

Registration is now being taken for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department adult summer grass volleyball league season.

Two leagues are being organized for four-person teams — women’s on Monday nights and coed on Thursday nights — with league matches to be played at Lampe Park near the tennis courts.

The cost is $120 per team, which will include a postseason tournament. Registration closes on June 6.

Contact the parks and recreation department at 782-9828 or Dan Hannah at dnadan56@charter.net for information.

Carson Valley Golf Course hosts clinics

A series of clinics are now being offered at the Carson Valley Golf Course.

Ladies clinics are being held on Thursdays from 4:15-5:15 p.m. The cost is $10 per class. All levels of players are welcome to attend.

Couples clinics are also being held on Tuesdays at 5:15 p.m. The cost is $20 per couple.

Call the Carson Valley Golf Course pro shop at 265-3181 to register or for information.

Tiger Youth Football Camp June 24-26

Registration is now open for the Douglas Tiger Youth Football Camp being held on June 24-26 for students in third through eighth grade.

Instruction during the non contact camp at Douglas High School will focus on building basic fundamental skills. Douglas Head Coach Ernie Monfiletto said the objective is to help young players who will be playing in the local Pop Warner and flag football league programs this fall.

Contact douglastigerfootball@gmail.com or call the high school at 782-5136 for information.

MEFIYI summer camps June 17-19

Registration is now being taken for the MEFIYI Summer Sports Bash on June 17-19 for boys and girls 8 to 16 years of age.

Two camps at Douglas High School — a speed camp for 8-16 year olds and volleyball camp for 8-14 year olds — are being offered with JoJo and Suzi Townsell serving as instructors.

The speed camp will be held from 10 a.m.-noon all three days on the Big George Athletic Complex track. Participants will go through drills that cover proper running form, agility and balance.

The volleyball camp will be held from 1-3 p.m. each day in the high school’s small gym. Instruction will focus on basic fundamentals.

The cost is $60 for one camp and $100 for two. Athletes need to bring running or volleyball shoes (track cleats may or volleyball knee pads may be used), as well as a snack, lunch and a water bottle.

Pre-registration is being taken at the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department. A parent must complete a permission form at the time of registration.

Call the parks and recreation department at 782-9828 or email jojotownsell83@gmail.com for information.

Lake Tahoe soccer camp June 19-20

The Lake Tahoe Boys and Girls College ID Camp is being held on June 19-20 for soccer players from eighth grade through high school seniors in South Lake Tahoe.

Camp sessions will be held from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, and from 9 a.m. until noon on Friday, June 20 on the Lake Tahoe Community College and South Tahoe Middle School fields.

The camp is being run by Division I Lamar University coach Orlando Cervantes, with appearances also expected from Notre Dame women’s soccer coach Theresa Romagnolo as well as coaches representing the University of Nevada, St. Mary’s College, Chico State, Sonoma State and several community colleges, including Lake Tahoe Community College.

Coaches will give a recruiting presentation at the end of the first day and spend time meeting with players at the end of the second day. Each camper is provided lunch on Friday, the first day of camp.

Registration is $185 with early registration and team discounts available.

Visit www.tahoesoccercamps.com to register. For any questions email collegesocceridcamp@gmail.com or call (925) 323-5425.

Coaches needed for youth flag football program

May 24, 2014 — 

Volunteer coaches are needed for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department Youth NFL Flag Football Program.

At least 40 more coaches are needed for the program, which includes 5-6, 7-8, 9-11, 12-14 and 15-18 year old divisions for boys and girls. Coaches’ application and background checks are required for all coaches and must be received by Aug. 8.

Games will be held on Saturdays at Stodick Park in September, October and November. A player draft will be held Aug. 13-14 and pre-season player skills training is scheduled for Aug. 26-27.

Practices may be scheduled no more than twice a week. Coaches determine practice times and locations.

Visit the parks and recreation department’s website at www.dcprsports.com or call 782-9828 for information.

Summer volleyball league season set

Registration is now being taken for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department adult summer grass volleyball league season.

Two leagues are being organized for four-person teams — women’s on Monday nights and coed on Thursday nights — with league matches to be played at Lampe Park near the tennis courts.

The cost is $120 per team, which will include a postseason tournament. Registration closes on June 6.

Contact the parks and recreation department at 782-9828 or Dan Hannah at dnadan56@charter.net for information.

Carson Valley Golf Course hosts clinics

A series of clinics are now being offered at the Carson Valley Golf Course.

The first couples clinic will be held Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. The cost is $20 per couple.

Ladies clinics are being held on Thursdays from 4:15-5:15 p.m. The cost is $10 per class. All levels of players are welcome to attend.

Call the Carson Valley Golf Course pro shot at 265-3181 to register or for information.

Tiger Youth Football Camp June 24-26

Registration is now open for the Douglas Tiger Youth Football Camp being held on June 24-26 for students in third through eighth grade.

Instruction during the non contact camp at Douglas High School will focus on building basic fundamental skills. Douglas Head Coach Ernie Monfiletto said the objective is to help young players who will be playing in the local Pop Warner and flag football league programs this fall.

Contact douglastigerfootball@gmail.com or call the high school at 782-5136 for information.

Fishing derby volunteers needed

Volunteers are still needed to help at the 25th Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby on May 31-June 1 at Lampe Park.

Help is needed to set up and clean up for the derby, as well as registration, river help, fish cleaning and more from May 28 through the final day on June 1. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer may pick up a volunteer form at the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department. Volunteer registration forms and participation registration are available at Accolades Trophies in Gardnerville and at Walgreen’s every Saturday in May from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Contact Guy Martin at (775) 284-1121 or KFDVolunteers@aol.com for information. Or contact Steve Hamilton at 782-0742 or sctawhamilton@aol.com for information on sponsorship and fundraising.

MEFIYI summer camps June 17-19

Registration is now being taken for the MEFIYI Summer Sports Bash on June 17-19 for boys and girls 8 to 16 years of age.

Two camps at Douglas High School — a speed camp for 8-16 year olds and volleyball camp for 8-14 year olds — are being offered with JoJo and Suzi Townsell serving as instructors.

The speed camp will be held from 10 a.m.-noon all three days on the Big George Athletic Complex track. Participants will go through drills that cover proper running form, agility and balance.

The volleyball camp will be held from 1-3 p.m. each day in the high school’s small gym. Instruction will focus on basic fundamentals.

The cost is $60 for one camp and $100 for two. Athletes need to bring running or volleyball shoes (track cleats may or volleyball knee pads may be used), as well as a snack, lunch and a water bottle.

Pre-registration is being taken at the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department. A parent must complete a permission form at the time of registration.

Call the parks and recreation department at 782-9828 or email jojotownsell83@gmail.com for information.

Lake Tahoe soccer camp June 19-20

The Lake Tahoe Boys and Girls College ID Camp is being held on June 19-20 for soccer players from eighth grade through high school seniors in South Lake Tahoe.

Camp sessions will be held from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, and from 9 a.m. until noon on Friday, June 20 on the Lake Tahoe Community College and South Tahoe Middle School fields.

The camp is being run by Division I Lamar University coach Orlando Cervantes, with appearances also expected from Notre Dame women’s soccer coach Theresa Romagnolo as well as coaches representing the University of Nevada, St. Mary’s College, Chico State, Sonoma State and several community colleges, including Lake Tahoe Community College.

Coaches will give a recruiting presentation at the end of the first day and spend time meeting with players at the end of the second day. Each camper is provided lunch on Friday, the first day of camp.

Registration is $185 with early registration and team discounts available.

Visit www.tahoesoccercamps.com to register. For any questions email collegesocceridcamp@gmail.com or call (925) 323-5425.

Minden Ranch Rodeo Aug. 2-3

The Minden Ranch Rodeo — the “Buckaroo Fest” — will be held as part of the State of Nevada Sesquicentennial Fair celebration at Fuji in Carson City on Aug. 2-3.

Minden Ranch Rodeo, which originated in 1999, is sanctioned through the Western States Ranch Rodeo Association. All qualifying ranch teams and top 15 individual event contestants will be invited to compete at the annual WSRRA National Finals Rodeo held the first week of November in Winnemucca.

The list of events for this year’s rodeo includes ranch bronc riding, women’s steer roping, calf roping, team roping, double mugging, ranch horse, branding, doctoring, trailer loading and wild cow milking.

Proceeds from the event are used to establish scholarships for local area high school rodeo youth in the local area and other charitable organizations.

Visit mindenranchrodeo.com for information.

Carson Valley Golf Course hosts clinics

May 22, 2014 — 

A series of clinics are now being offered at the Carson Valley Golf Course.

The first couples clinic will be held Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. The cost is $20 per couple.

Ladies clinics are being held on Thursdays from 4:15-5:15 p.m. The cost is $10 per class. All levels of players are welcome to attend.

Call the Carson Valley Golf Course pro shop at 265-3181 to register or for information.

Summer volleyball league season set

Registration is now being taken for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department adult summer grass volleyball league season.

Two leagues are being organized for four-person teams — women’s on Monday nights and coed on Thursday nights — with league matches to be played at Lampe Park near the tennis courts.

The cost is $120 per team, which will include a postseason tournament. Registration closes on June 6.

Contact the parks and recreation department at 782-9828 or Dan Hannah at dnadan56@charter.net for information.

Tiger Youth Football Camp June 24-26

Registration is now open for the Douglas Tiger Youth Football Camp being held on June 24-26 for students in third through eight grade.

Instruction during the non-contact camp at Douglas High School will focus on building basic fundamental skills. Douglas Head Coach Ernie Monfiletto said the objective is to help young players who will be playing in the local Pop Warner and flag football league programs this fall.

Contact douglastigerfootball@gmail.com or call the high school at 782-5136 for information.

Fishing derby volunteers needed

Volunteers are still needed to help at the 25th Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby on May 31-June 1 at Lampe Park.

Help is needed to set up and clean up for the derby, as well as registration, river help, fish cleaning and more from May 28 through the final day on June 1. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer may pick up a volunteer form at the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department. Volunteer registration forms and participation registration are available at Accolades Trophies in Gardnerville and at Walgreen’s every Saturday in May from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Contact Guy Martin at 775-284-1121 or KFDVolunteers@aol.com for information. Or contact Steve Hamilton at 782-0742 or sctawhamilton@aol.com for information on sponsorship and fundraising.

Zephyr Cove Tennis Club opener

The Zephyr Cove Tennis Club will hold a doubles mixer for its season kickoff Saturday at the Zephyr Cove courts, located at Warrior Way and Highway 50.

Players of all levels are welcome to the event, which gets under way at noon. The cost is $10 and is free for club members.

Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided. Guests may bring their own refreshments (no glass) as well as side dishes and desserts.

Contact zctennisclub@gmail.com for information.

MEFIYI summer camps June 17-19

Registration is now being taken for the MEFIYI Summer Sports Bash on June 17-19 for boys and girls 8 to 16 years of age.

Two camps at Douglas High School — a speed camp for 8-16 year olds and volleyball camp for 8-14 year olds — are being offered with JoJo and Suzi Townsell serving as instructors.

The speed camp will be held from 10 a.m.-noon all three days on the Big George Athletic Complex track. Participants will go through drills that cover proper running form, agility and balance.

The volleyball camp will be held from 1-3 p.m. each day in the high school’s small gym. Instruction will focus on basic fundamentals.

The cost is $60 for one camp and $100 for two. Athletes need to bring running or volleyball shoes (track cleats or volleyball knee pads may be used), as well as a snack, lunch and a water bottle.

Pre-registration is being taken at the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department. A parent must complete a permission form at the time of registration.

Call the parks and recreation department at 782-9828 or email jojotownsell83@gmail.com for information.

Lake Tahoe soccer camp June 19-20

The Lake Tahoe Boys and Girls College ID Camp is being held on June 19-20 for soccer players from eighth grade through high school seniors in South Lake Tahoe.

Camp sessions will be held from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, and from 9 a.m. until noon on Friday, June 20 on the Lake Tahoe Community College and South Tahoe Middle School fields.

The camp is being run by Division I Lamar University coach Orlando Cervantes, with appearances also expected from Notre Dame women’s soccer coach Theresa Romagnolo as well as coaches representing the University of Nevada, St. Mary’s College, Chico State, Sonoma State and several community colleges, including Lake Tahoe Community College.

Coaches will give a recruiting presentation at the end of the first day and spend time meeting with players at the end of the second day. Each camper is provided lunch on Friday, the first day of camp.

Registration is $185 with early registration and team discounts available.

Visit www.tahoesoccercamps.com to register. For any questions email collegesocceridcamp@gmail.com or call 925-323-5425.

Minden Ranch Rodeo Aug. 2-3

The Minden Ranch Rodeo — the “Buckaroo Fest” — will be held as part of the State of Nevada Sesquicentennial Fair celebration at Fuji in Carson City on Aug. 2-3.

Minden Ranch Rodeo, which originated in 1999, is sanctioned through the Western States Ranch Rodeo Association. All qualifying ranch teams and top 15 individual event contestants will be invited to compete at the annual WSRRA National Finals Rodeo held the first week of November in Winnemucca.

The list of events for this year’s rodeo includes ranch bronc riding, women’s steer roping, calf roping, team roping, double mugging, ranch horse, branding, doctoring, trailer loading and wild cow milking.

Proceeds from the event are used to establish scholarships for local area high school rodeo youth in the local area and other charitable organizations.

Visit mindenranchrodeo.com for information.

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