Douglas High hosting youth wrestling clinic in April
The Douglas High School wrestling team will host a clinic over a span of 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.
Hunter safety class on April 8
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will host its final 2017 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 work book is mandatory prior to the class. The work book can be obtained at the Sheriff’s Office or purchased online.
The cost of the course is $5; registration fees for student under 18 years of age is paid for by the Carson Valley Chukar Club.
The hunter safety class is certified and anyone who passes, will receive a certificate that is 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.
Molly Awards applications now being accepted
Me-for-Incredible-Youth, Inc. (MEFIYI) is now taking applications for student-athletes who will be recognized during the 13th annual Molly Youth Awards Banquet on May 1 at the Carson Valley Inn.
This 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.
Douglas alumni golf tourney on June 16
The Douglas High School football program will host its sixth annual alumni golf tournament on June 16 at the Carson Valley Golf Course.
The Friday event will start 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.