Digest: Hockey sign-ups being taken
The South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena is currently taking sign-ups for its youth and adult in-house leagues.
The youth season began Tuesday and the adult season begins Sept. 26.
Both seasons run through mid-December.
The youth league costs $120 per individual, while adult individuals must pay $165. Adults teams can sign up for $2,640.
All players must provide full gear to play.
Call (530) 542-6262 for more information.
‘Old Guys’ basketball open gym starting
A basketball program for men 35 years and older will begin today.
The program will be in open gym format conducted Sundays at 4 p.m. and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at the basketball court at the St. Gall church.
Players will be divided into teams and play full-court games.
Organizer Skip Pardee said the purpose of the program is simply to play ball and get exercise in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. The cost will be $75 per player running through June.
Interested players can contact Skip Pardee in the evenings at 782-7447.
Douglas danceline tryouts in September
The Douglas High School varsity danceline will hold tryouts in late September for the Fall sports season.
An informational meeting is scheduled for 2:30 p.m., Thursday in the Douglas High commons.
Tryouts will be Sept. 23 and 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information, contact coach Ann Peters at 782-5819.
Adult basketball sign-ups commence in late August
The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department is currently taking registration for adult men’s basketball.
Sign-ups run through Friday. Cost is $375 per team and includes a minimum of nine games and a season-ending single-elimination tournament.
Games will be played on Sundays at Carson Valley Middle School. The season begins Sept. 26.
For more information, contact J.P. Albert at the parks & rec department at 782-9828.
Flycasters to host festival
The members of the High Sierra Flycasters will host their second annual “First Cast” festival at Minden Park on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The whole family is invited to participate in casting demonstrations and lessons, fly tying, useful fishing knots, equipment demonstrations, tips on where to fish and other helpful topics. Soft drinks and water will be available.
For more information, call Bob Macias at 782-8881 or 782-6999.
Hurricanes to conduct tryouts
The Hurricanes are looking to have 14-and-under and 12-and-under A teams next year. Frank Maye, who has more than 35 years of coaching experience, will coach both teams. Workouts will be held from 3-6 p.m. Sept. 19 and Oct. 3 and the Douglas High softball field.
For more information, call Tod Harper, 267-3974 or Andy Mitchell, 782-4849.
SoccerFest slated for Lampe Park
The Minden Elks’ Soccer Shoot will be held Sept. 25 at Lampe Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The soccer shoot is an accuracy and distance skills test competition open to AYSO soccer players in or outside the area. The event will be run in coordination with the Carson Valley AYSO Picture Day.
Medals will be awarded for first, second and third place for boys and girls. The first-place winner of the U10, U12 and U14 age groups will participate in a statewide shootout for a chance to move on to the Western State Regional Competition.
Registration for the event will take place during the competition. For more information, call Scott Morgan at 782-9828.
The next day, Carson Valley AYSO will conduct its annual SoccerFest on Sept. 26 at Lampe Park. It will be a “micro-6” tournament featuring 4-on-4 games on small fields.