Digest: Punt, Pass & Kick this weekend
The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting the NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick Competition Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Lampe Park.
Punt, Pass & Kick allows youngsters to showcase their talents in punting. passing and kicking with scores based on distance and accuracy.
Age classification is as of Dec. 31 of the current year.
The top finishers from each of the eight age groups at the local competition will advance to a sectional competition.
The winners at sectionals will have their score compared with other sectional champs and the top five will advance to the Oakland Raiders team championship.
Participants will be divided into eight age groups, boys and girls ages 8-9. 10-11, 12-13 and 14-15. This is a free competition.
For more information, call J.P. Albert at (775) 782-9828.
All sports boosters host golf tournament
The Douglas High School All Sports Boosters will host their annual golf tournament at Genoa Lakes Sunday.
Check-in, lunch, and a putting contest will begin at noon with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m.
Tournament format is a four-person scramble and cost is $100 per individual.
Winners in the championship flight will receive four rounds at Edgewood Golf Course and winners in the Family Flight receive a week-long stay at a timeshare in Palm Springs provided by Valley Do It center and Douglas Overhead Doors.
There will also be a hole-in-one contest which has a number of prizes including a seven-day Carnival cruise for two provided by CruiseScape Travel, a new Buick provided by Carson Valley Chevrolet/Buick and a number of other door and raffle prizes.
The booster club also welcomes sponsorships or donations of any kind.
For more information, contact tournament director Keith Lowe at 901-0759, booster president Bobby Wartgow at 782-3808 or Douglas High athletic director Steve Wilcox at 782-5136, ext. 1017.
Polar bear softball sign-ups
The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department is currently taking registration for the Polar Bear Men’s Adult Softball League through Oct. 8.
Payment is required at the time of registration. All games will be played at Lampe Park.
Men’s league plays on Monday and Wednesday nights. The season beings the week of Oct. 18.
The cost is $410 and includes a minimum of 10 games and double elimination tournament. The mandatory manager’s meeting are scheduled for Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. and are held at the Recreation Annex, 1327 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville.
For more information, contact Sue at the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department at (775) 782-9828.
In-line hockey sign-ups
The Sierra In-Line Hockey League is conducting sign-ups for its winter season.
Those interested can sign up at Play It Again Sports in the Carson Valley Plaza during normal business hours.
Youth leagues are available for ages 6 through 18 and an adult league for players ages 18 and up is also available.
Call 882-7465 for more information.
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. A workout will be held from 3-6 p.m. Sunday at the Douglas High softball field.
For more information, call Tod Harper, 267-3974 or Andy Mitchell, 782-4849.
High Sierra Diamonds seek players
The High Sierra Diamonds are looking for a few motivated players to complete their 2004-05 roster.
Call John Martensen at (775) 626-0952 or Linda Hibdon at (775) 853-8449 for more information.