Summer softball registration to begin |

Summer softball registration to begin

Staff Reports

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

Games are scheduled to begin the week of April 21. All games are played from 6:30-9 p.m. at Lampe Park. League play will be scheduled on Wednesday 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 deadline to register for the season 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 call 782-9828 for information or to register.

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Coed volleyball league set

A youth coed volleyball league open to students in third grade through high school is being offered by the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department.

The objective of the league is teach girls and boys volleyball fundamentals, teamwork and good sportsmanship in a fun recreational environment.

The league will include teams from Carson Valley as well as Lake Tahoe, Yerington, Smith Valley and Coleville. Games will be played at Carson Valley Middle School in a season that extends from March until May.

Teams are being organized for third-fourth grade, fifth-sixth grade, seventh-eighth grade and high school. The cost is $80 for each division. Participants will be assigned to a team through a draft to be held March 10 and 12. Volunteer coaches are also needed.

Visit or contact the parks and recreation department at 782-9828 for information.

Men's golf club taking applications for season

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 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 handicapped flights.

Applications may be obtained at the Carson Valley Golf Course Pro Shop. Call 265-3181 for information.

Alta Alpina Challenge registration open

The Alta Alpina Cycling Club is hosting its annual challenge on June 28. This event allows cyclists to explore the eastern Sierra near Lake Tahoe on scenic roads from Carson Valley to Alpine County.

Participants can ride as little or as far as they want, up to 200 miles, or from the relatively flat foothills to the "the world's toughest double century" with more than 20,000 feet of climbing. The ride is limited to 499 riders. Frequent stops are provided for food and refreshments, as well as roving assistance vehicles, and a post-ride dinner. Visit for details or to register.

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