Douglas Lacrosse Club fundraiser, clinic set Aug. 5 |

Douglas Lacrosse Club fundraiser, clinic set Aug. 5

Staff Reports

A fundraiser/clinic is being hosted by the Douglas Lacrosse Club of Carson Valley on Aug. 5 in Gardnerville.

The club, which fielded its first High Sierra Lacrosse high school level girls team this spring, will hold a car wash from noon-2 p.m. in the Yogurt Beach parking lot. T-shirts will also be sold as part of the fundraiser.

Yogurt Beach will donate a percentage of its proceeds on sales between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. to help with equipment and other costs, according to club coach Daunelle Wulstein.

Also, a youth lacrosse clinic will be held from 10 a.m. until noon at Stodick Park for girls 13-17 years of age who are interested in playing lacrosse next year. Among the staff members will be Douglas assistant coach Emily Fulstone, who played lacrosse for the University of Oregon.

There is no cost for the clinic. Anyone interested in attending may RSVP to in an email.

Girls are asked to bring water and sunscreen, and if available, a lacrosse stick, goggles, and mouthguards, Wulstein said. If not available, mouthguards will be available at a small cost, she added. Some sticks and goggles will also be available.

Tahoe Tennis Classic starts Thursday

More than 200 participants in 14 divisions are expected to be on hand this week to play in the 34th annual Tahoe Tennis Classic.

The all doubles tournament based out of Zephyr Cove Tennis Club starts on Thursday and continues through Sunday. The four-day tournament boasts some of the best club tennis players in the region as well as the country and world.

It’s an opportunity for the Tahoe community to watch some high level tennis without having to travel outside the basin. And there is no cost to attend.

Visit for more information about the Tahoe Tennis Classic.

Carson Valley junior golf on Aug. 1-3

Carson Valley is offering a junior program for players 6 to 14 years of age on Aug. 1-3.

The program costs $135 and runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. The program is being conducted by Beau Server, head golf pro, and includes instruction, clubs, course time and lunch.

Call 265-3181 for information.

Carson Valley Fastpitch meeting set for Aug. 7

Carson Valley Fastpitch will hold elections for board positions on Aug. 7 at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.

The Monday meeting starts at 6 p.m.

Anyone interested in filling a board position must submit a letter of intent no later than July 31. Applications may be emailed to or by mail to Carson Valley Fastpitch, P.O. Box 2142, Minden, 89423. Applicants will be contacted to set an interview at the organization’s Aug. 7 meeting. Attendance at this meeting is mandatory.

Call Melissa Strazi at 291-3763 or Patti Snyder at 265-6447 for information.

Youth flag football sign-ups continue

Registration for the NFL Youth Flag Football league season, coordinated by the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department, will continue through July.

Coed divisions are offered for first-second grade, third-fourth grade, fifth-sixth grade and seventh-eighth grade. Teams are selected through a draft. The cost is $80 through Monday and $90 after that.

The season will kick off on Aug. 26 and extend through Oct. 21. Coaches still are needed for the coming season. Applications and background checks are required for all coaches.

Visit or call 782-5500 for information on parks and recreation programs.

Pancreatic cancer fundraiser on Sept. 16

Three sports — golf, running and power lifting — will be featured on Sept. 16 when the Carson City Kiwanis Club presents its fourth annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament at Silver Oak Golf Course in Carson City.

In addition to the golf tournament, which is a four-person scramble scheduled for a 9 a.m. start , a 5K fun run is set for 8 a.m. and the Carson City Bench Press Championships from 7-9 a.m.

The golf tournament fee is $90 per player, which includes range balls as well as lunch and prizes. Lunch tickets for guests can be purchased for $10. Hole sponsorships are available for $100.

The 5K registration is $30 and $10 for the kids half-mile 12-and-under fun run. Registration for the bench press event is $10 for three lifts, with a variety of categories available.

Proceeds benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network as well as the Carson City Kiwanis scholarship fund.

Contact Robey Willis at for information.

Adult soccer league registration under way

Registration is under way for the parks and recreation department adult open soccer league.

The deadline is Aug. 25. The cost is $550 through Aug. 15 and $600 after that date.

Team rosters are limited to 20 players (the minimum age is 18) and each team will play eight regular season games.

Games will be on Sundays at Carson Valley Middle School starting on Aug. 27.

Bighorns to host basketball clinic

The Reno Bighorns will host a basketball clinic at Caughlin Athletic Club, 4100 Caughlin Pkwy in Reno, on Aug. 3-4.

The clinic will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day to give players ages 6 to 14 an opportunity to become directly involved with the Bighorns organization.

Registration is $85. Each participant will receive a Bighorns t-shirt, Bighorns swag, two tickets to a 2017-18 contest and a certificate of participation. Lunch will be provided each day of the clinic.

Bighorns head coach and 13-year NBA veteran Darrick Martin will lead the clinic, along with Bighorns assistant coaches.

The goal of the two-day clinic is to develop kids ages 6 to 14 as whole players, working with all skill levels to cultivate respect, sportsmanship, and work ethic in addition to mastering the fundamentals of the game.

The clinic is limited to 100 youth. Each clinic member should bring their own water bottle, snacks, and wear basketball attire.

Visit under the “community” tab or call the Bighorns front office at 775-853-8220 for more information or to register.