Douglas girls tennis meeting Monday
July 5, 2014
Newly appointed Douglas High School girls tennis coach Dan Hannah will hold a non-mandatory team meeting for Monday at 3:30 p.m. at the high school courts.
The meeting and training session is expected to cover about two hours, according to Hannah, who was named to the post on Tuesday. Susan Cowan had served as the team's coach for three seasons.
In 2013, the Douglas girls captured the Sierra League championship and advanced to the Northern Division I Region Tournament championship before losing to Reno High. Madelyn Landerfelt also finished as the region singles tournament runner-up as a freshman last fall.
Douglas County School District Superintendent Lisa Noonan said on Friday that efforts are still ongoing to fill the opening for coach of the boys team.
Registration now open for fall adult slow-pitch softball league
Registration is now open for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department adult fall slow-pitch softball league.
A July 25 deadline has been set for registration. The early registration period will continue through July 18 on a first-come, first serve basis.
Two leagues are available, including a men's open league on Tuesday nights and coed open league on Thursday nights. Teams will play an eight-game regular season schedule, to be followed by a double elimination tournament. Games will be played at Lampe Park. The coed league is scheduled to open its season on Aug. 7 and the men's league on Aug. 19.
The entry fee is $380 per team ($430 after July 18).
A managers meeting will be held on July 30 at 6 p.m. at the recreation annex building.
Call 782-9828 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
'Fun Fridays' return at
Carson Valley Golf Course
Fun Fridays are returning to the Carson Valley Golf Course.
The special for players includes a regular adult green fee (9 or 18 holes) as well as a complimentary barbecue lunch at the new patio area.
Season pass holders, Carson Valley Club members and multi-play ticket golfers may have lunch for $5. Call the Carson Valley Golf Course at 265-3181 for information.
King crab and steak fundraiser Aug. 15
Tickets are now on sale for the fifth annual Jethro's Charity King Crab & Steak Cookout on Aug. 15 at Jethro's Bar & Grill, 1281 Kimmerling Road in the Ranchos.
The event will be held from 6-9 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at three locations: Saletti's Restaurant & Bar in Minden, Jethro's and the Douglas Parks and Recreation Department.
Proceeds will go to four organizations: The Douglas County Community Center Scholarship Program (For Kids & Seniors), the new, soon-to-be opened FISH (Friends In Service Helping) Dining Room in the Ranchos, Douglas High Volleyball and MEFIYI (Me for Incredible Youth).
Call Rhonda Moore 775-230-2135 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 http://www.dcprsports.com or call 782-9828 for information.
South Lake Tahoe all-comers
track and field meet Tuesday
The second in a series of summer all-comers track and field meets will be held 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. Registration opens at 4:30 p.m.
The events — regular 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 series will continue each Tuesday through July 29, presented by AD Sports Tahoe and Big George Ventures.
Anthony Davis of AD Sports Tahoe serves as meet director. Visit http://www.adsportstahoe.com for information.
Genoa Lakes hosts Wounded Warrior golf
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.
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.
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 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 are used to establish scholarships for local area high school rodeo youth and other charitable organizations. Visit mindenranchrodeo.com for information.
Genoa Peak Madathon on Aug. 9
The second annual Genoa Peak Madathon which will be held on Aug. 9.
Presented by Ascent Runs, the "Completely Mad" Madathon — a 26.2-mile full marathon from Genoa to the top of Genoa Peak, is scheduled to start at 6 a.m. from Genoa Park. The registration is currently $110 ($120 after July 9).
The "Only Half Mad" half-marathon — 13.1 miles that will take runners part way up the mountain — starts at 6:30 p.m. The registration fee is $75 ($85 after July 9).
Visit http://www.ascentruns.com for information.