Deadline for Molly Awards applications approaching
March 23, 2017
April 10 is the deadline for submitting applications from student-athletes for the Me-for-Incredible-Youth, Inc. (MEFIYI) Molly Awards.
The 13th annual Molly Youth Awards Banquet will be held on May 1 at the Carson Valley Inn. The event is named after former Douglas High School student-athlete Molly Lahlum.
Applicants eligible for this recognition must be Douglas County students between the ages of 9 and 18.
Student-athletes must qualify in each of following areas: academic excellence, athletic participation and community service.
Three $1,000 college scholarships will be awarded to seniors. Forty student-athletes will be selected for MEFIYI's 2017 class. A completed nomination form must be postmarked by mail or emailed no later than April 10.
Nomination forms are at http://www.mefiyi.org and click the Molly Awards link.
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Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-5954 for information.
Genoa Lakes Ladies' Golf Club season to open
The Genoa Lakes Ladies' Golf Club will kick off its 2017 season on April 4. Women golfers age 18 and older are invited to join in for a season of weekly tournaments offered for members on Tuesday mornings at one of the Genoa Lakes courses from April through mid-October.
Dues are $145 per year and cover GHIN handicap dues, three complimentary luncheons, a hole-in-one fund and awards.
Members with an established GHIN handicap are eligible to participate in Northern Nevada Women's Golf Association's High Sierra Team Play for an additional $5 per year.
Contact president Mary Zimmerman at 435-655-5267 or email@example.com for information or a membership application.
Final hunter safety class to be held on April 8
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will host its final spring hunter safety class on April 8.
The class will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and is limited to 35 students. Pre-registration is required. Visit NDOW.org or call the sheriff's administration office at 782-9900 for information.
Completion of a workbook is mandatory prior to the class. The workbook can be obtained at the sheriff's office or purchased online.
The cost of the course is $5; registration fees for students under 18 are paid for by the Carson Valley Chukar Club. The class is certified and anyone who passes receives a certificate valid anywhere in the U.S. and Canada.
The course covers such topics as wilderness survival, gun safety, wildlife habitat and conservation, archery and hunting regulations.
Douglas wrestling clinic set for April
The Douglas High School wrestling team will host a clinic four weeks in April.
The clinic for youngsters ages 5-16 will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6-7:30 p.m. in the school's small gym. The dates are April 3 and 5, April 10 and 12, April 17 and 19, April 24 and 26.
The cost is $125.
Instruction in basic fundamentals will be offered in a variety of areas, including stance and motion, single leg and double leg moves, Half Nelson, pinning combinations, escapes and switches, situational wrestling, and in the final session, full matches will be held.
Call coach Jake Fair at 775-790-1390 for information.
Douglas alumni golf tourney on June 16
The Douglas High School football program will host its sixth annual alumni golf tournament June 16 at the Carson Valley Golf Course.
The Friday event starts at 9 a.m. with a post-tournament luncheon to follow at the Carson Valley Country Club. Participants will receive a complimentary gift.
The cost is $100 per person for those who register before May 1 ($125 afterward) or $400 for a foursome. Hole sponsorships are also available for $100 per hole.
Contact Douglas coach Ernie Monfiletto at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Booster golf tourney at Edgewood
Registration for the annual Booster Club Golf Tournament at Edgewood is open.
The tourney takes place May 6-7.
The event benefits Whittell and South Tahoe high schools.
Contact Kevin Kjer at 775-588-6354 or email KJKjer@aol.com for more information.