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Carson Valley Cougars tryouts

The Carson Valley Cougars competitve traveling baseball program will be conducting tryouts for its 13U and 14U squads in early December.

All athletes interested in participating, whether they have played in the program before or not, must have at least one parent or guardian attend one mandatory parent meeting.

Meetings scheduled are at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 28 and 29 at the Cougar practice facility at 2222 Park Place, building 3, unit A off of Airport Road.

Tryout dates are Dec. 2 and 3 at Stodick Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dec. 5, 6 and 7 at the Cougar facility from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Dec. 9 and 10 at Stodick Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To play on the 14-under squad, the cutoff birth date is May 1, 1993. For 13U, it is May 1, 1994 .

The Cougars' season runs from February to July and includes tournaments in Northern California and a trip to College World Series in Omaha, Neb.

For more information, visit www.cvcougars.com or call 783-4977 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Youth basketball leagues

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department will take registration through Dec. 1 with the season beginning Jan. 13.

Cost is $60 for third- to sixth-grade coed and $65 for seventh- to eighth-grade boys and girls. The cost includes all equipment, official fees, awards and uniforms.

Each team requires a volunteer coach.

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

AAU basketball tryouts

Tryouts for the Carson Valley Tigers sixth-grade AAU basketball team will be Dec. 3 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Douglas High School gym.

For more information, contact David Thomas at 267-1908.

Old Guys Basketball

Men 35 and older interested in playing pickup basketball are invited to the basketball court in the Pastoral Center at St. Gall Catholic Church every Sunday at 4 p.m. and Wednesday at 7 p.m.

After teams are chosen, games go either full-court or half-court depending on how many show up. The sessions are strictly for fun and exercise.

Cost is $50, which is donated to the church for court upkeep. The sessions run from September to June.

For more information, contact John Parra at 265-3586.


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