Douglas wrestling clinics set |

Douglas wrestling clinics set

Staff reports
Ernie Monfiletto

The Douglas High School wrestling team will host a clinic over a span of four weeks in April at the high school.

The clinic for youngsters ages 5-16 will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Douglas High 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.

Munyan wins trail run

John Munyan of Gardnerville won the 10K race on Feb. 11 during the Love Can Be Cold trail run in Carson City.

Munyan, 17, a Douglas High School senior, ran 56:55 on a challenging Prison Hill course to outdistance a field of 26 finishers. Ross McMahan, 47, of Incline Village took second-place in 59:55. Erin Moyer, 17, of Washoe Valley, was the first woman and fourth overall finisher in 1:06:13.

The 5K race had 44 finishers, led by Lyndsey Bednar, 32, of Stateline in 38:05, followed by Noah McMahan, 10, in 38:58. Bruce Beamer, 70, of Minden placed fifth overall in 46:41.

Snowshoe race on Feb. 26

The Eric Nageotte Memorial “Fresh Tracks” 5K Snowshoe Walk and Race has been scheduled for Feb. 26 at Historic Camp Richardson Resort near South Lake Tahoe. Hosted by the Tahoe Mountain Milers Running Club, the event starts at 10 a.m.

The beneficiaries are Girls On The Run-Sierras and Metastatic Breast Cancer in honor of club member, Rene Gorevin. On-line registration is available at the website. Visit or send an email to for information.

Youth volleyball set

Registration is open for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation coed youth volleyball leagues for students from elementary through high school.

These leagues are designed for beginner to advanced players, emphasizing skill development and fun competition. There will be third/fourth, fifth/sixth, seventh/eighth and

ninth-12th grade leagues. Participants will be randomly assigned to a team through a draft system. All games will be played on weeknights with at least one practice set aside each week.

The cost is $80 for early registration through March 6 and $90 after that date.

Volunteer coaches are needed for the program (applicants must pass a background check).

Visit for information and coaching applications.

MEFIYI basketball camp to begin on Tuesday

Me-for-Incredible-Youth, Inc. (MEFIYI) is organizing its Winter Break Basketball Camp with Jam On IT Basketball Academy Tuesday through Thursday.

The three-day camp is for boys and girls first through eighth grades. Sessions will be held 9 a.m. until noon each day in the Douglas High School gyms. The cost is $75.

Jam On It camps combine basketball fundamentals with a flare of street basketball. Jam On It not only emphasizes basketball, but stress life skills and education to all students, to provide student-athletes every opportunity to excel.  

Online payment and registration is available — — or email for information. 

Adult sports registration open

Registration for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation adult open basketball league will remain open through March 10.

All registration is based on first come first serve basis. Team rosters are limited to 15 players. Each team will play eight regular season games and the top eight teams will advance to a postseason single elimination tournament. The season is scheduled to begin on March 24.

The team registration fee is $550 through March 3 and $600 after that date.

Also, registration is being accepted for the parks and recreation adult spring volleyball leagues through March 20.

Women’s 6-on-6 (Mondays) and coed B 6-on-6 (Thursdays) leagues are available. The season is scheduled to begin on March 26.

Each team will play a minimum of 12 regular season games and participation in a post-season single elimination tournament. Rosters are limited to 12 players.