Digest: Carson Valley golf results

The Carson Valley Men's Golf Club hosted an individual stroke play tournament Sunday at the Carson Valley Golf Course.

In the first flight, Ed Shope and Wayne Graham tied for first with 70 each. Jesus Rey, Jim EnEarl and Barry Horton tied for third, each shooting a 71.

In the second flight, Charles Serafine took first with a 65, Richard Kostner took second with a 66, Matthew Budjako took third with a 67 and Tom Betterton took fourth with a 69.

Jim Korzeniewski took first in the third flight with a 58, Larry Plemmons took second with a 60, Paul Finan took third with a 65, and Wayne Graham took fourth with a 66.

In the fourth flight, John Elliott took first with a 66, Ray Gardiol took second with a 67, Gerry Bing took third with a 72 and Kelly Kite took fourth with a 74.

Plemmons won closest to the pin honors for hole No. 5 and Ed Shope took the same title for No. 13.

Fishing Derby registration open

The 17th annual Kids' Fishing Derby is set for June 3 and 4 at Lampe Park in Gardnerville.

Registration tickets for the free event are available at the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department, located at 1327 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville.

There are seven sessions available for tickets: 8 to 9:30 a.m., 10 to 11:30 a.m., 12:30 to 2 p.m., and a special needs session Saturday June 3 from 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Tickets are free but children must be pre-registered. Registration ends June 2.

For VIP tickets, contact Steve Hamilton at 782-0742 or sctawhamilton@aol.com.

About 2,400 children ages 3-12 are expected at the two-day event. Volunteers must be at least 13 years old or older. The derby needs about 300 to 400 volunteers to make it a successful and fun derby for all.

Those interested in volunteering can call Pamela Rodrigues at 265-1795 or e-mail nevadabobe@aol.com or Trent Dowell at 267-2724 or e-mail kfdvolunteers@aol.com.

Spring team seeking donations

The Carson Valley AYSO Pirates U10 and U12 boys' soccer team is seeking donations in order to travel to several spring tournaments.

The Pirates U10 team recently played its first game of the spring and won 4-1 against Carson.

Carson Valley has entered one tournament this spring but is aiming to play in the High Desert Classic in June. The team is looking for about $400 in contributions.

For more information, contact coach Travis Gregory at 266-3045.

Softball officials sought

Douglas County Parks & Recreation and DC Officials are currently looking for qualified officials for adult softball.

Umpires would receive $19 per game and games would run Mondays through Fridays, including tournaments in the summer and the fall.

Officials must be willing to work nights and weekends and have a flexible schedule.

Most games last approximately one hour and 10 minutes.

An umpire certification clinic is slated for Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the recreation annex next to the recreation department.

For more information, contact J.P. Albert at 782-9828.

Adult softball sign-ups

The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department will take registration for summer adult softball through April 21.

Payment is required at the time of registration. All games will be played at Lampe Park. The women's league plays on Monday and Wednesday nights, men's B league plays on Tuesday and Thursday nights, men's C league plays on Monday and Wednesday nights and Men's D league plays on Tuesday nights.

The cost is $650 per team for Men's B and C and women's leagues (minimum of 18 games and double-elimination tournament) and $410 for men's D (minimum of 10 games and double-elimination tournament).

A mandatory manager's meeting is scheduled for April 25 at 6 p.m. for women's league and April 26 for men's. Both meetings are at the recreation annex, 1327 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville. For more information, call J.P. Albert at 782-9828.

Hunter safety classes offered

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will host a hunter safety course April 8 at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, 1625 8th Street, Minden, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For anyone under the age of 18, class registration fees are paid for by the Carson Valley Chukar Club. Anyone over 18 will be charged $5 for the class.

Since each class is limited ot about 25 students, pre-registration is required. Additionally, the completion of a hunter safety workbook must be submitted to the instructors at the beginning of each class. Students must be at least 11 years old.

To register, call 782-9900.

Half marathon at Prison Hill

A half marathon and two-person relay will be conducted at Silver Saddle Ranch in Carson City April 29, beginning at 7 a.m.

The event will benefit Douglas County Search & Rescue and will feature a variety of prizes and awards.

Cost is $35 for a solo entry ($40 after March 31), and $60 for the relay ($70 after March 31).

Men's and women's overall winners will receive custom awards and age groups for both men and women are 15-under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70-over.

The race is still in need of corporate and individual sponsors, raffle items and volunteer support. Call Douglas County Search and Rescue at 782-9930 for more information on donations.

To register for the race, call Jeff Mark at (775) 230-8483 or visit active.com or tahoemtnmilers.org.

MEFIYI Spring Sports Spectacular

Boys and girls, ages 5 through 16, will have an opportunity to participate in basketball, volleyball and tennis camps Monday through Friday starting April 10 and ending April 21.

Camps will focus on teaching individual fundamentals and establish teams to play competitive games.

Basketball and volleyball camps will be at Carson Valley Middle School, the tennis camp will be at Lampe Park. Cost is $85 per week for each camp and includes a camp jersey.

For more information, or to register, contact the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department at 782-9828.

MEFIYI awards coming up

The second annual MEFIYI Community Choice awards banquet honoring the outstanding youth of Douglas County is scheduled for May 31 at the St. Gall Pastoral Center. The awards are organized through a grant funded by NFL Charities.

Proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Carson Valley.

Nominated youth must be Douglas County residents between the ages 9 and 18. Nominees must qualify in each of the following categories:

-- Academic excellence with a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

-- Athletic commitment that displays a continued participation in individual sports, team sports and other competitive recreational and enrichment activities.

-- Community service where the nominee has volunteered their time to make Douglas County a better place.

Parents, family members, teachers and community service organizations are encouraged to nominate individuals who deserve this recognition.

Nomination forms may be picked up at the Record-Courier offices or via www.mefiyi.org.

Nomination forms must be submitted by or before April 10.

For more information about the second annual Community Choice Awards, corporate sponsorships or dinner tickers, call 783-9598.

Death Ride volunteers needed

Plans for the 2006 Tour of the California Alps - Death Ride are in full swing and volunteers are needed for the event.

Anyone interested can visit www.deathride.com and click on the volunteer tab. For more information, call (530) 694-2475.

CVI spring golf outing

The 17th annual Carson Valley Inn Spring Stag is April 27-30 with golf at the two Genoa Lakes courses: The Resort course on Friday and the Lakes course on Saturday.

A Thursday evening welcoming reception and Saturday night banquet provide plenty of time to visit and swap stories.

The 36-hole scramble is limited to the first 144 paid players. There are non-cash awards for the top finishers in each flight, drawing prizes, closest-to-the-hole prizes and a souvenir tournament shirt and hat for each participant.

There's also an optional early-bird round Thursday at the Lakes Course.

For more information, visit www.cvinn,com or call 783-6625. All participants must be over 21.


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