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Tahoe Douglas Elks Soccer Shoot on Sept. 10

Staff Reports

The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department will host the Tahoe Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 Soccer Shoot Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Lampe Park.

There is no cost to participate.

The event is an accuracy and distance skills competition open to all youth within and outside of Douglas County.

Medals will be awarded for first, second and third place. Registration will take place on the site the day of the event.

Call 782-9829 for information.

Archery Tag event on Sept. 10

A promotion for the game of Archery Tag will be hosted by the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department Sept. 10.

The event, open free of charge from 6-8 p.m. at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center, will feature demonstrations, instructors, target practice and games.

Archery Tag is described as an “action packed game” that offers the “ultimate family-friendly experience that engages everyone.”

The game consists of two five-player teams that oppose each other, separated by a safe zone. There are two objectives: To hit an opponent while using an Archery Tag bow and to knock out the five discs of the opposing team’s target. A player is eliminated by when hit by an arrow or by catching an arrow shot by an opponent. The only safety equipment required to play Archery Tag is a facemask.

Scores close at Empire Ranch

Two flights were decided by a single stroke and another came down to a tie-breaker last Wednesday during Empire Ranch Senior Men’s Golf Club play.

Tom Welton carded a net score of 63 to win Flight A in the individual stroke play event at Empire Ranch Golf Course. A total of four shots separated the flight’s top five finishers, as John Masiello shot 64 for second-place, Wade Walker 65 for third-place, Bill Gibson 66 for fourth-place and Dennis Joseph 67 for fifth-place.

Bill Allen shot 62 to win a closely contested Flight B, while Nick Paul took second-place over Tom Sawyer on a tie-breaker, as both shot 63. Steve Scharfe took fourth-place on a tie-breaker over Al Giannotti, both at 66.

Flight C was decided by a tie-breaker as Ray Huntley edged Ray McPartlin after both checked in with scores of 63. Gary Mick was awarded third-place on a tie-breaker over Bobby Watson after both shot 65. Henry Teague placed fifth with his 66.

Dan Rodgers shot 64 to win Flight D. Ken Cuneo was second at 66 on a tie-breaker over Tom Teders. Bob Blom and Joe O’Brien both shot 67 to place fourth and fifth respectively.

Marshall McCurdy shot 57 to win Flight E and Paul Lockwood placed second at 62. Bob White and Ralph Bothe were third and fourth respectively, both with scores of 70, while Vic Rocha took fifth at 71.

Closest-to-the-pin winners were Gibson on White No. 4, Rodgers on White No. 8, Mike Davis on Blue No. 5 and Watson on Blue No. 8.

Youth volleyball clinics slated

Dan Hannah and Rick Jenkins are leading a series of fall youth volleyball skills classes through the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department.

Classes will be held from Aug. 31 through mid-November for beginners, third through fifth graders; intermediate, fifth through seventh grades; and advanced, sixth through eighth graders.

Classes will be held mostly at the community center, although some will be held at Carson Valley Middle School due to schedule conflicts.

Beginner skills classes will be Wednesday evenings from 5-6:30 p.m. on Aug. 31-Sept. 21, Sept. 28-Oct. 19 and Oct. 26-Nov. 16. The cost is $50 per session.

Intermediate skills classes will be held Friday evenings from 5-6:30 p.m. on Sept. 2-23, Sept. 30-Oct. 21 and Oct. 28-Nov. 18. The cost of each session is $50.

Advanced skills classes will be held Wednesday and Friday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. on Aug. 31-Sept. 23, Sept. 28-Oct. 21 and Oct. 26-Nov. 18. The cost of each session is $100.

Contact Hannah at dnadan56@charter.net or 265-1711 for information.

Wounded veterans golf Sept. 3

The fourth annual Americans for Wounded Veterans Golf Tournament is Sept. 3 at Silver Oak Golf Course in Carson City.

An 8:30 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled for the tournament, which will feature a four-man scramble, best-best ball format.

The cost is $95 per player, which includes morning refreshments and lunch.

Closest-to-the-pin, long drive and hole-in-one competitions are set, as well as a 50/50 drawing and Mulligan buy-in.

Proceeds go to benefit the Nevada Military Support Alliance. Visit the website http://www.nvmilitarysupport.org/ for information.

Contact Tina Lepore, event coordinator, at Nevitalian2@aol.com or call Robert Mason, Silver Oak golf pro, at 841-7000 for more information about the tournament.

Genoa hosts charity golf

The seventh annual Carson Valley Medical Center Fall Classic Golf tournament is set for Sept. 16 at Genoa Lakes at 9 a.m.

The cost is $150 for an individual and $550 per foursome. There are sponsorships available.

For more information, go to cvmchospital.org/golf or call 782-1697.

Pancreatic golf Sept. 17

Skills in golf, distance running and power lifting will be tested by participants at the third annual Carson City Kiwanis Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day Sept. 17 at Empire Ranch Golf Course in Carson City.

A bench press contest — hosted by Fitness For 10 and billed as the Carson City Bench Press Championships — will be held from 7-9 a.m. KAIA Fit and the Tahoe Mountain Milers will co-host a 5K/10K run and walk at 8 a.m. And the four-man scramble golf tournament starts at 9 a.m.

Six golf divisions are available, including men’s, women’s and mixed, as well as 55-and-over men, women and mixed. Michael Hohl Motors is offering a vehicle as a hole-in-one prize.

The cost of the bench press contest is $10 for three lifts with a variety of categories to be offered. The 5K and 10K costs $30 ($35 on race day) and $10 for children 12-and-under. Forms are available at KAIA Fit, CV Sports and the Active.com website. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will receive 75 percent of proceeds and 25 percent will benefit the Carson City Kiwanis scholarship fund.

Contact Robey Willis at RobeyBarb@sbcglobal.net or Steve Lyon at 775-224-5798 for information.