Douglas High School soccer players from the present and past will meet Monday when the annual alumni men’s and women’s games are played.
The games, in which current Douglas athletes will oppose alums, start when the girls play at 5 p.m. on the high school soccer field.
Anyone interested in playing in the men’s game may contact Vasquez by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 775-224-1791. For information on the girls alumni game, call Lisa Christen at 775-220-4249 or Amber Gwinn at 775-846-8136.
Hunter safety class Saturday
A hunter safety class is being hosted by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, 1038 Buckeye Road, Minden.
Anyone who passes the course will receive a certificate that is valid anywhere in the U.S. and Canada. The course will cover several topics including but not limited to, wilderness survival, gun safety, wildlife habitat and conservation, archery and hunting regulations.
Completion of a work book is mandatory prior to the class; the work book can be obtained at the Sheriff’s Office or purchased on line. The cost of the course is $5 unless the participant is under 18. Registration fees for students under 18 years of age will be paid for by the Carson Valley Chukar Club.
The class is limited to 35 students per class and pre-registration is required. To pre-register, visit NDOW.org and click on Learn and Participate/Hunter Ed Class. Call the Douglas County Sheriff’s administration at 782-9900 during regular working hours for more information or assistance.
CVMS to host basketball open gym
Basketball open gym for seventh and eighth grade girls who are interested in playing on their middle school teams this fall will be held on Wednesday and Thursday at Carson Valley Middle School.
The CVMS main gym will be open from 3-4:30 p.m. Coaches from the CVMS and Pau-Wa-Lu middle school programs will be available to answer questions regarding tryouts.
Raiders booster club holds membership drive
The Carson City Raiders Booster Club is holding its annual membership drive and picnic on Saturday at Dayton State Park starting at 11 a.m.
The picnic is free for members, and fans are invited to attend for $5 per person or $15 per family. Membership dues are $30 per person or $40 per family. The club will provide burgers, hot dogs and water.
Attendees are asked to bring side dishes to share. RSVP to Ed Cabello at 246-4662 or ECCabello@sbcglobal.net by Aug. 14.
The group meets to watch every regular season game at Carson Lanes’ Eleventh Frame Lounge.
Volleyball class offered for youth
The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Youth Volleyball Skills Class for fifth-through-eighth grade girls and boys that will extend from August until December.
Sessions will be held On Wednesdays from Aug. 20-Dec. 3 and on Fridays from Aug. 22-Dec. 5 from 6-8:30 p.m. each night in the Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School main gym.
Dan Hannah will instruct the classes with a focus on fundamental skills.
Free trial classes will be available on the two opening nights — Aug. 20 and Aug. 22 — for those who are not sure they want to commit to the entire course.
The cost is $175 per session and $300 for students who participate in both sessions.
Pre-registration is being taken at the parks and recreation department office, 1323 Waterloo Lane. Call 782-9828 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.
Visit www.dcprsports.com or call 782-9828 for information.
Tahoe rim trail camp next weekend
The Tahoe Rim Trail Association will hold its second Tahoe Rim Trail Back Country Camp on Aug. Saturday and Sunday at the Marlette Peak Campground.
TRTA is seeking volunteers to assist with trail work including widening tread, clearing brush, and building rock retaining walls. At this year’s camp the TRTA aims to reconstruct the Marlette Peak Trail so it can be opened back up to equestrians and mountain bikers.
In addition, the camps need kitchen volunteers to help our fantastic camp chef’s prepare hearty meals for the camp.
The Tahoe Rim Trail Association has been hosting Backcountry Camps for more than 25 years.
Visit the Tahoe Rim Trail Association’s website — www.tahoerimtrail.org — for more information and to register. Contact amyt@tahoerimtrailassociation or call 775-298-4492 for information.