Sports Briefs for June 19 |

Sports Briefs for June 19

Staff Reports

College ID soccer camp

The Lake Tahoe Boys and Girls College ID Soccer Camp is scheduled for June 20 and 21 in South Lake Tahoe, Calif.

The camp is open to players between 8th and 12th grade.

College coaches from University of Nevada, Cal Poly, Lamar University, CSU East Bay, St. Mary’s College, Sonoma State University, Dominican University, Menlo College will be on hand.

Camp cost is $190 and includes a camp T-shirt, an e-mail skills evaluation, and lunch on the first day. Video evaluations are available for an extra fee.

The camp runs from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on June 20 and 9 a.m. to noon on June 21.

For more information, or to register, visit

Falcon basketball camp

Sierra Lutheran High School will host an individual skill and position camp July 8-12 from 9 a.m. to noon each day.

The camp is open to fifth- through eighth-grades and costs $95.

Late registration will be at 8 a.m. the morning of July 8.

For more information, visit or call 267-1921.

Free bowling

Silver Strike Lanes is participating in the Free Bowling Summer Fun program for the third consecutive summer, which runs through Aug. 31, parents can register their children ages 15 and younger for up to two free games of bowling every day.

Sign-up information will be distributed to most Douglas County elementary schools before the school year is over.

For more information, call 775-265-5454.

MEFIYI Summer Tennis

MEFIYI will offer private tennis lessons for all ages throughout the summer.

Lessons will be at the Genoa Lakes Golf Club tennis courts and the Douglas High School tennis courts.

For more information, or to schedule a time that works best, e-mail JoJo Townsell at

Youth/Teen & Adult Tennis Clinics

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department will offer beginning to advanced-level tennis clinics throughout the summer.

Basics covered include serving, footwork, volley and ground strokes as well as team play.

Participants need to bring their own racquet and athletic clothing.

Youth tennis clinics for age 7-12 will be Monday through Thursday from 8:30 to 9:50 a.m. or 10-11:20 a.m. at the Lampe Park Tennis Courts. Cost is $55 per week.

Teen & adult tennis clinics for ages 13 and up will be held Monday through Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m. Cost is $55 per week.

Spaces are limited. For more information, or to sign-up, call 782-9828.

Youth flag football league

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department is accepting registration for the NFL Youth Flag Football League until team rosters are full.

The league helps teach boys and girls the fundamentals of football, good sportsmanship and teamwork in a non-contact fashion.

Since every player is eligible to receive or carry the ball, any player on a team could score on any play.

Players receive a reversible NFL Flag jersey, mouthpiece and individual award.

All games will be played on Saturdays at Stodick Park.

Participants will be divided into four age groups: 5-6 coed, 7-8 coed, 9-11 coed and 12-14 coed.

Players must be at least 6 and not 15 by Sept. 1.

Volunteer coaches are also needed for the league. Referees, ages 16 and older, are being sought as well.

Coaches will randomly choose teams through a draft system. For more information, visit or contact Anthony Davis or or 782-9828.