Digest: Flag Football sign-ups open
December 7, 2004
The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department will be taking registration for the Adult Flag Football League through Friday, Dec. 31 on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The fee is $430 per team and all games will be played on Sundays at Stodick Park.
Season begins Jan. 9. For more information, call 782-9823.
Coleville girls win home tournament
The Coleville Lady Wolves basketball team scored 40 of their 63 points in the second half to open the season with a convincing win over Big Pine, Calif., in the Antelope Valley Lions Club Tournament in Coleville over the weekend.
Senior guard Esperanza Buerhle led the Wolves with 19 points and seven assists.
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Senior forward Fallon Frye led the team with 15 rebounds and scored 17 points in a strong performance.
Junior forward Samantha Gall played a super all-around game ending with eight points, 12 rebounds, five assists and five steals.
“I was especially happy with the play of freshman guard Amara Rowley, who was forced into a starting role because of a disciplinary action that kept two starters on the bench,” girls coach Will Sandy said.
Rowley scored 11 points and played great defense ending with a team-high nine steals.
Coleville held on to win the championship game with a 38-36 win over Whittell.
Samantha Gall led the Wolves with 10 points and 12 steals. Fallon Frye continued her strong play with eight points, 11 rebounds and five steals.
Buerhle scored nine points and had nine assists.
Breezy Rupp came off the bench to score four points and grab three rebounds. Both teams played very well defensively.
“I was worried about our bench heading into the season,” Sandy said. “But it looks like we will have eight solid players.”
Fallon Frye was named the tournament MVP and Buehrle earned all-tournament team honors.
Coleville hosted Whittell Tuesday night and will travel to Gerlach for a weekend tournament.
Wildcat Wrestling coming up
The new season of the Douglas Wildcat Wrestling program started Tuesday and will end March 14.
The styles include folkstyle, freestyle and Greco Roman. Weekend tournaments begin in January.
The program is for boys and girls ages five and up.
The first two participants for one family will be charged $80 and the third participant is $60. For four or more, the cost is $55.
Necessary equipment includes shorts, sweats (preferably without pockets or loops), or a singlet with either wrestling shoes or tennis shoes (no metal at all). Wrestling shoes are typically required at competitions.
Practices will be two to three days during the weekday evenings. For competition, wrestlers will be grouped by age and weight, not by gender. Sign-ups will be taken during practice or by calling John Grant and making arrangements. A birth certificate is required at the time of registrations.
For more information, call John Grant at 782-5618 or 720-2311.
High Sierra Diamonds seek players
The High Sierra Diamonds are looking for a few motivated players in the 14-under category to complete their 2004-05 roster.
Call John Martensen at (775) 626-0952 or Linda Hibdon at (775) 853-8449 for more information.
Teen open gym
The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department will be sponsoring Teen Open Gym every Friday and Saturday night.
Teens in seventh through 12th grade are welcome to come play basketball, volleyball, games and listen to music.
Friday night goes from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Carson Valley Middle School’s Old Gym and Saturday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School.
For more information, call the rec department at 782-9828.