Sports Digest: Volleyball officials sought

The Northern Nevada Volleyball Officials Association is looking for officials for the upcoming high school season.

Experience is preferred, but the association is willing to train newcomers.

For more information, contact Martin Hommel at 782-1001 or Ellen Townsend at 828-8144.

Youth flag football sign-ups open

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department is taking registration for the NFL Youth Flag Football League.

Players receive a reversible NFL flag jersey, mouthpiece and individual trophy.

All games will be played on Saturdays at Stodick Park.

Participants will be divided into four age groups (5-6 coed, 7-8 coed, 9-11 coed and 12-14 coed).

Players must be at least six and not 15 by Sept. 1.

Coaches will randomly choose teams through a draft system. Volunteer coaches and sponsors are needed.

Registration is being accepted until Aug. 31 and the games will begin Sept. 22.

Cost is $60 per participant. For more information, or to register, contact 782-9828.

23rd CVI mixed-scramble tourney

The 23rd annual Carson Valley Inn Mixed Scramble Golf Tournament at Empire Ranch Golf Course will be Sept. 7 and 8 with $3,500 in cash prizes and a $5,000 hole-in-one prize.

The weekend includes Friday and Saturday night hotel accomodations, golf on Saturday, a souvenir hat, team picture, a sleeve of CVI logo golf balls, green fees and carts, sandwiches and beverages on the course and dinner on Saturday.

All-inclusive prices are $269 per person, double occupancy; $444 for couples with only one golfer; $359 single occupancy golfer and $185 for participants not needing a hotel room.

An optional no-rules early bird round is available Friday at Empire Ranch Golf Course for $40, which includes green fees and cart.

For more information, visit or call 783-6679.

Parks & Recreation looking for officials

Douglas County Parks & Recreation is looking for qualified officials for youth and adult sports in the following programs:

Youth basketball ($18 per game/Saturdays, January-March); Youth flag football ($14 per game/Saturdays, September-November); Youth volleyball ($16 per game/Saturdays, March-May); Adult volleyball ($18 per game/Monday-Thursday, fall, winter, spring); Adult basketball ($20 per game/Sundays, fall); Adult softball ($20 per game/Monday-Friday and tournaments, summer and fall); Adult flag football ($18 per game/Sundays, winter); Adult soccer ($30 per game/Sundays, spring); Adult baseball ($50 per game/Sundays, summer).

Officials must be willing to work nights and weekends and have a flexible schedule. Most games last approximately one hour. Training and certification will be provided by the recreation department and previous officiating experience is preferred. Willingness to be trained in multiple sports is also preferred. For more information, contact J.P. Albert at 782-9828.


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