Digest: Late Little League sign-ups scheduled

Late sign-ups for Carson Valley Little League will be conducting a late sign-up session Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Minden Elementary School.

Girls' softball sign-ups

The Carson Valley Girls Softball Association is accepting sign-ups for the 2007 season.

Sign-up dates are Feb. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m., Feb. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. and March 3 from noon to 3 p.m.

All sign-ups will be at the Douglas County Parks & Recreation annex building across from Lampe Park.

Sign-up fees are $65 (ages 5 though 7), $70 (8 and older) and $150 maximum (family rate).

New players must bring copies of birth certificates. Returning players should bring completed registration forms.

Players must be age 5 as of Jan. 1, 2007 to be eligible to play and eligibility in each division is based on age as of Jan. 1, 2007 as well.

For more information, call Patti Snyder at 265-6447.

Adult soccer sign-ups

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department is taking registration for adult men's and women's soccer leagues.

Sign-ups run through Feb. 9 and payment is required at the time of registration.

Cost is $470 per team and includes a minimum of eight games and a season-ending single-elimination tournament.

Games will be played on Sundays at Aspen Park with the season starting on Feb. 18.

For more information, visit www.dcprsports.com or contact J.P. Albert at 782-9828.

Youth volleyball registration

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department is registration for the youth volleyball league for grades 5-8 and teen volleyball league for grades 9-12.

Registration will run through March 9 and the season begins on March 31.

Games will be played on Saturdays at Carson Valley Middle School and practices will run one evening each week.

Cost is $60 per child and includes eight regular season games, a single-elimination for seventh- and eighth-graders only, uniforms and participation awards for all.

Volunteers to coach the teams and sponsors to keep costs down are also being sought.

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

CVI spring golf outing

The 18th annual Carson Valley Inn Spring Stag Golf Outing is April 26-29 at the two Genoa Lakes courses.

The Friday round will be at the Genoa Resort course and the Saturday round will be at the Genoa Lakes course.

The 36-hole scramble has proven to be a popular kick-off to the Northern Nevada golf season with players attending from throughout the West coast.

Players can come in teams of four or be teamed with others. Non-cash awards will be given to the top teams in each flight along with drawing prizes and closest-to-the-hole prizes.

Each participant also receives a souvenir tournament shirt and hat.

For more information, visit www.cvinn.com or call 783-6665. All participants must be over 21.

Kids' Fishing Derby

The dates for the 18th annual Kids' Fishing Derby at Lampe Park have been set for June 2 and 3 at Lampe Park.

The fish for the derby are being raised at Mason Valley Hatchery and Lahontan Hatchery. Derby organizers will also be purchasing fish from American Trout & Salmon out of Susanville, Calif.

This year, the grand prize for the raffle drawing will be a Kuzuma Pro 90 ATV with gloves and a helmet. A Playstation 3 console, and a guided salmon trip from Success Fishing Guide along with many other prizes have been donated.

Raffle tickets are $1 or six for $5 and can be purchased at Douglas County Parks & Recreation.

For more information, call 265-1795.

Each ticket this year will receive a free soft serve cone from McDonald's.

Organizers are in need of approximately 300-plus volunteers to help with the event.

More than 2,200 children are expected to participate in the derby this year, making it one of the largest free fishing derbies west of the Mississippi River.

Trophies will be awarded for the largest fish caught in each session and there will be an overall winner for the largest fish caught.

Derby drawing contest

The Kids' Fishing Derby 2007 drawing contest is open to children ages 3 to 12.

Drawing entries are due Feb .1. The winners' drawing will be used as the logo for the 2007 Kids' Fishing Derby T-shirts and the second place drawing will be used on the derby lapel pins.

The theme is Kids' Fishing Derby at Lampe Park. A $25 gift certificate, a new fishing pole and a VIP pass to the derby will be given to the first-place winner. Second place receives a VIP pass and a new fishing pole.

All entries must be submitted on an 8.5 by 11-inch piece of white paper with no more than three colors used, along with an entry form available at the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department.

Entries can be mailed to KFD, P.O. Box 2987, Minden, NV, 89423.

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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