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Introduction to golf class set for juniors

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An introduction to junior golf class is being offered by the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department on Sept. 6 at the Carson Valley Golf Course.

Participants 5 to 16 years of age will be divided into three groups based on age. The 5-6 year-old age class is from noon-1:15 p.m., 7-8 year-olds meet from 1:30-2:45 p.m. and 9-16 year-olds from 3-4:15 p.m.

Classes will be taught by Carson Valley Golf Course professionals. The cost is $20.

Pre-registration is being taken at the parks and recreation department. Call 782-9828 for information.

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 start this week and extend until the first week of December.

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Dan Hannah will instruct the classes with a focus on fundamental skills. Sessions will be held Wednesdays, starting today, and Fridays from 6-8:30 p.m. each night in the Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School main gym.

Free trial classes will be available on the two opening nights — today and Friday — 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.

Call 782-9828 for information.

Kirkwood Adventure Trail Run on Aug. 30

Kirkwood Mountain Resort is hosting the 34th annual Kirkwood 5K/10K Adventure Trail Run on Aug. 30.

The races — which start with one-mile and half-mile fun runs for kids at 9 a.m., followed by the 5K and 10K trail and road runs — are being presented by the Tahoe Mountain Milers running club and the Kirkwood Volunteer Fire Department.

Race registration forms are available online at the Tahoe Mountain Milers website — — or may be picked up locally at CV Sports at the Douglas County Library in Minden, or by calling 775-588-2864. Pre-registered runners postmarked by Saturday will be guaranteed a T-shirt.

Early registration fees are $30 and race day registration is $40 for the 5K/10K, which includes a chance to win the grand prize, a 2014-15 Kirkwood cross-country season ski pass.

There is also a special Youth Club category for participants of cross country and track teams.

The fee is $10 and does not include a T-shirt or a chance to win the ski pass. The cost for the kids fun run is $10 and does not include a T-shirt or a chance to win the cross country ski pass.

All kids will receive a commemorative "Make Your Own Medal."

Carson Valley fastpitch meeting

Carson Valley Fastpitch will hold elections for board positions at 6 p.m. on Sept. 2 at Line Drive University, 2577 Nowlin Rd.

Anyone interested in filling a board position must submit a letter of intent, postmarked by Wednesday, to Carson Valley Fastpitch, P.O. Box 2142, Minden, NV 89423. Letters may also be emailed to by Monday.

Applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview at the Sept. 2 meeting. Call Joey McNinch at 775-291-3137 or Patti Snyder at 265-6447 for information.

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