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February 18, 2014
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Snowshoe race canceled

Due to lack of snow, organizers have canceled the annual Fresh Tracks 5K Snowshoe Walk and Race which was scheduled for Sunday on Lake Tahoe’s South Shore.

Hosted by the Tahoe Mountain Milers Running Club, the event was to have been held at Camp Richardson Resort. The beneficiaries of the event are the Eric Nageotte-Lowe Scholarship Fund for the Heavenly Freestyle Team as well as Girls on the Run-Sierras.

Sumer softball registration to begin

Early registration for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department summer softball league will begin on March 3.

Games are scheduled to begin the week of April 21. All games are played from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Lampe Park. The schedule will include Monday nights for women’s league, Tuesday nights for men’s D league, Tuesday or Wednesday nights for men’s Open and Thursday nights for co-ed Open.

The cost is $475 per team for 10 games and a postseason tournament. After the early registration period ends on April 4, the cost will increase to $525 per team. The registration deadline is April 11.

Registration is taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. Players must be 18 years or older to participate.

Awards will be given for tournament play only.

Visit or contact the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department at 782-9828 for information or to register.

CVBAHoop kickoff on Sunday

The Carson Valley Basketball Association (CVBAHoop) will host its 2014 season kickoff Sunday from noon to 2 p.m. at Douglas High School.

Onsite sign-ups will be conducted for boys and girls ages 3rd through 11th grades. The event will include basketball drills, food, drinks, shooting machine and a chance for players and parents to meet the coaches.

Vendors on hand will include (Brad Cocking), Big Daddy’s bike shop, Pulse Fitness, Cookie Boy, Tahoe Orthopedic Performance Nutrition and the Team Store by A Sign Shop.

Visit for information, or to register online.

Men’s golf club taking applications for 2014

Memberships are now available for the Carson Valley Men’s Golf Club’s 2014 season.

The club has scheduled 32 weekly tournaments on Sunday mornings starting on March 16. The membership fee is $55, or $45 if you are a season pass holder at the Carson Valley Golf Course. The membership fee includes Northern Nevada Golf Association membership and a Basque dinner at the County Club Restaurant following the final golf tournament on Nov. 9.

The club offers a variety of tournaments which include individual stroke play, Stableford, team best ball, scrambles, Chapman, a club championship, a President’s Cup and more. All tournaments are separated into flights and are handicapped giving players an equal chance to win.

Applications may be obtained at the Carson Valley Golf Course Pro Shop, 1027 Riverview Drive, Gardnerville. Call 265-3181 for information.

Snow camping 101 course being offered

The Tahoe Rim Trail Association is offering a for Snow Camping 101 course on March 29-30 designed to teach basic fundamentals and safety in winter camping.

Experienced TRTA guides will be on hand to share the fundamentals of winter weather, trip planning, backcountry cooking and staying warm. This challenging overnight program is designed for people who are already familiar with summer backpacking and camping techniques, and want to try their hand at snow camping.

Call (775) 298-4485 or visit for information about the Tahoe Rim Trail Association.

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The Record Courier Updated Mar 20, 2014 02:25PM Published Feb 18, 2014 05:40PM Copyright 2014 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.