Sports Briefs for April 21
April 19, 2013
The 24th annual Kids Fishing Derby is set for June 1 and 2 at Lampe Park in Gardnerville.
The derby is open to kids ages 3-12, and family activities and concessions will be available. Tickets are free, but all participants must pre-register to receive a ticket.
Derby hats, T-shirts and other re-sale items will be available for purchase. Raffle tickets are available for $1 each or six for $5. Grand prizes include a 2-seater go-kart and a Traeger pellet grill. All proceeds go back into the derby.
Registration forms, for mail-in only, are available at the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department.
Registration and session tickets will be available every Saturday in April and May from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gardnerville Raley's. Registration is also available at The Tack Room, 1504 Highway 395, Unit 10, during business hours.
The fourth fishing session on June 1 begins at 2:30 p.m. and is reserved for special needs fishermen.
For more information, contact Amanda Pace at email@example.com or 775-450-3881 or Steve Hamilton 775-782-0742.
AYSO soccer sign-ups
Carson Valley AYSO will conduct sign-ups for the 2013 fall season May 4 and May 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and April 25 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Fire Station No. 2 in Gardnerville at 1255 Highway 395 and June 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lampe Park Pavilion in Gardnerville.
Visit eayso.org to pre-register for the express line.
Players must bring an original birth certificate and two copies of the online registration form. Player registration fees are $55 for U5, $65 for U6 and $75 for U8 and up.
For more information, visit cvayso.org or call 855-297-6318.
Adult baseball sign-ups open
The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department Baseball League early registration is open.
Cost is $1,000.
Registration deadline is Friday. Payment is required at the time of registration.
Games will be Sundays at Lampe Park starting May 12 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
For more information, or for a registration form, visit dcprsports.com or contact the Douglas County Parks & Rereation Department at 775-782-9828.
Bowling leagues available
Silver Strike Lanes in the Gardnerville Ranchos is accepting sign-ups for a number of leagues starting up this spring and summer.
Cost, ages and nights vary.
For more information, call 265-5454.
The Carson Valley Basketball Association AAU program will host a dribble camp in the coming weeks.
The session is May 11 at Douglas High School from 9 to 10 a.m.
Current members of the CVBA or Minden-Gardnerville Basketball Girls AAU Club are free.
Otherwise, cost is $5 per session.
For more information, visit cvbahoops.net.
Grand Slam 5K/10K
The Carson Capitals baseball program will host its Grand Slam 5K and 10K runs April 28 at El Charro Avita in Carson City, beginning at 10 a.m.
Cost is $25 for adults before April 18, $30 after April 18 and $35 on race day. Cost for children ages 5-14 is $15.
A buffet lunch will be provided for the runners at El Charro following the race. Cost is $10 for non-runners. A water bottle is included in the race fee as well.
Register online at active.com.
Silver Strike Lanes is participating in the Free Bowling Summer Fun program for the third consecutive summer. Starting May 1 and running through Aug. 31, parents can register their children ages 15 and younger for up to two free games of bowling every day.
Sign-up information will be distributed to most Douglas County elementary schools before the school year is over.
For more information, call 775-265-5454.
Mike Biaggini Run to Remember 5K
The Mike Biaggini Run to Remember Honor Guard 5K will be May 11 at 9 a.m., starting at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office parking lot, continuing out along Buckeye Road and finishing back at the sheriff's office.
Cost is $20 for runners and walkers, $15 for seniors 55 and over and free for children 12 and under. T-shirts are available for $10.
The event is not timed. Medals will be presented for all participants.
For more information, contact Deputy Rick Souza at 775-782-6252.
Derby volunteers needed
The annual Kids' Fishing Derby, set for June 1-2 at Lampe Park, is seeking volunteers to help with this year's edition.
Volunteers are needed to help set up, tear down, register, assist on the river, clean fish and other tasks beginning May 29 and continuing through June 2.
Anyone interested in volunteering can pick up a volunteer form at the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department and mail it in.
Registration forms are also available at The Tack Room in Gardnerville, or at Raley's every Saturday in April and May from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
All volunteers must attend one of the following volunteer meetings at the Lampe Park Pavilion: May 18, 9 a.m.; May 22, 6 p.m. or May 29, 6 p.m.
River help training will follow the volunteer meetings. For more information, contact Tammy Lancaster at 775-315-0860 or KFDvolunteers@aol.com. For information on sponsorship and fundraising, contact Steve Hamilton at 775-782-0742 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Molly Award nominees sought
The MEFIYI Foundation will present its ninth-annual Molly Youth Awards Banquet sponsored by Greater Nevada Credit Union on May 13 at the Carson Valley Inn.
The event is named after former Douglas High School student-athlete Molly Lahlum, who passed away in 2009.
Nominations for the awards have closed but tickets to the banquet are on sale.
For more information, call 781-5954 and ask for Jojo or Suzi Townsell.
Douglas football alumni golf tournament
The second annual Douglas High School Football Alumni Golf Tournament will be June 22 at the Carson Valley Golf Course.
All alumni players, coaches and family are welcome to participate.
A shotgun start is set for 9 a.m. Cost is $100 per person or $400 per foursome. Cost after May 1 is $125.
Hole sponsorships are available as well for $100 per hole.
Dinner at the Carson Valley Country Club is provided as part of the tournament and includes pulled pork, chicken, beans, salad and soft drinks. All participants receive a golf towel.
Space is limited. RSVPs can be directed to Ernie Monfiletto at email@example.com. For more information, call 775-230-5858.