Adie MMA rematch Sept. 26 in Reno
August 21, 2015
Justin "J.D." Adie will make his return to Mixed Martial Arts competition on Sept. 26 when he faces Austin Haggerty in a heavyweight bout at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno.
For Adie, 38, a Carson Valley resident, this will be a rematch and his first MMA fight since on Sept. 28, 2013 when he stopped Haggerty of Paradise, Calif. at 2:44 of the first round at the Grand Sierra Resort.
Adie represents Sierra Adrenaline Training Center in Carson City.
Elks Soccer Shoot to be held on Saturday
The annual Elks Soccer Shoot Competition is Saturday at Lampe Park.
The contest is open to all boys and girls in the following divisions — 7 and under, 8 and 9, 10 and 11, and 12-13.
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Contact 265-1723 for more information.
Youth volleyball clinics offered
A series of volleyball classes has been scheduled for girls and boys in fifth through eighth grade at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.
Dan Hannah is directing the classes for youth who wish to improve their volleyball skills. Four sessions of classes for seventh and eighth grade students will be held 6-9 p.m. on Wednesdays from Sept. 2 through Dec. 9. At the same time, four sessions for fifth and sixth graders will be held 6-9 p.m. on Fridays from Sept. 4 through Dec. 11.
Players who register for three or more sessions by next Friday will receive a class T-shirt.
The cost of each session includes $25 for Session 1 (two classes), $45 for Session 2 and Session 3 (three classes each) and $75 for Session 4 (five classes).
Training will include lecture, demonstration, hands-on practice with direction, some photographic/video analysis and game play.
Call the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department at 782-5500, ext. 1, for more information or to register.
Americans for Wounded Veterans golf on Sept. 5
Registration is now being accepted for the third annual Americans for Wounded Veterans Benefit Golf Tournament, which will be held on Sept. 5 at Silver Oak Golf Course in Carson City.
An 8:30 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled for for the four-man scramble best ball event.
Closest-to-the-pin, long drive, hole-in-one and putting contests will be held.
The entry fee is $95 per player, which includes morning refreshments and lunch. Proceeds benefit the Nevada Military Support Alliance.
Fall Classic tennis in Carson City
The 2015 Carson Tennis Club Fall Classic is set for Sept. 11-13 at Centennial Park in Carson City.
There will be men's singles, men's doubles, mixed doubles and parent-child doubles. Also scheduled are women's singles and women's doubles. Youth singles also is being offered.
The cost is $30 for singles CTC members playing singles and $35 for non-members. Under 18 players the cost is $25 for singles and $20 per player in doubles. Entries are due by Sept. 9.
For information, call Dan Hannah at 265-1711 or 721-5223. Entries can be mailed to Carson Tennis Club, P.O. Box 888, Carson City, 89702.
Carson Valley Fastpitch election scheduled
Carson Valley Fastpitch will hold elections for board positions at on Oct. 5 at the Douglas County Community Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, across from Lampe Park.
The Monday meeting is scheduled for a 6 p.m. start.
Anyone interested in filling a board position must submit a letter of intent, postmarked by Sept. 10, to the following address: Carson Valley Fastpitch, P.O. Box 2142, Minden, NV 89423. Letters may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than Sept. 13.
Office candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview for the Oct. 5 meeting. Attendance at this meeting will be mandatory.
Kiwanis Golf event Sept. 19
The second annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament is Sept. 19 at Empire Ranch Golf Course in Carson City.
The cost is $75, and there are six divisions. The senior division is open to golfers 55 and over.
There is a long drive in each division and closest to the hole. There will be putting tape and mulligans for sale.
Contact Robey Willis at robeybarb.sbcglobal.net for more information.