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Adult volleyball league registration under way

Staff Reports

Early registration is now being accepted for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department fall adult volleyball league season.

Openings are available in the Monday night women’s league and Thursday night coed B league.

Early registration will remain open through Sept. 2 and league play starts on Sept. 12. Game times are 6:45 and 7:45 p.m. each of those nights at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.

The early registration fee is $250 ($300 if registered after Sept. 9). The regular season will consist of 10 games and a single elimination post-season tournament.

Contact the parks and recreation department at 782-5500 or http://www.dcprsports for information.

Over-30 basketball slated

Early registration for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department adult over-30 basketball league ends on Monday.

The early registration fee is $550, which increases to $600 during the regular period that starts on Tuesday and extends through Sept. 3. The season begins on Sept. 16. Friday night games will be played at the community center.

Each team will play an eight-game regular season schedule. A post-season playoff will be held.

Adult soccer sign-ups continue

Early registration for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department adult open soccer league season ends on Monday.

The early registration fee is $550 and $600 from Tuesday through Aug. 22. Games will be played at Ranchos Aspen Park during the season, which begins Aug. 28.

The regular season will include eight games, followed by a single-elimination playoff. Four games will be played each Sunday starting at 9 a.m.

The fee is $550 during the early registration period through Aug. 15 and $600 during the final registration period through Aug. 22.

Bowling meeting Saturday

An organizational meeting and sign-ups for the Wink’s Silver Strike Lanes youth bowling league season will be held Saturday.

The meeting starts at 10 a.m. at Wink’s Silver Strike, 1821 Kimmerling Road. The league, for bowlers ages 2-20, will begin its season on Aug. 27.

Registration costs $25 for the season, which includes a shirt and instructional material. The weekly league cost is $7 for the basic rate or $9 per week, which includes a ball participants will receive within the season.

Call 265-5454 for information

Hunter safety class Aug. 27

A hunter safety class is being hosted by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on Aug. 27 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The class is certified for all ages. Anyone who passes, will receive a certificate that is valid anywhere in the U.S. and Canada.

The course covers several topics including wilderness survival, gun safety, wildlife habitat and conservation, archery and hunting regulations.

Completion of a work book is mandatory prior to the class. The work book can be obtained at the sheriff’s office or purchased online. The cost is $5 unless the participant is under 18. Fees for students under 18 years of age will be paid for by the Carson Valley Chukar Club. This will be the last hunter safety class offered by the sheriff’s office until the spring of 2017.

The class is limited to 35 students and pre-registration is required. To pre-register, visit and click on Learn and Participate/Hunter Ed Class. Call the Douglas County Sheriff’s administration at 782-9900 during regular working hours for information.

Youth volleyball clinics continue

Dan Hannah and Rick Jenkins are leading a series of fall youth volleyball skills classes through the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department that will be held from Aug. 31 through mid-November.

Classes will be held for three levels of players: Beginner for third through fifth graders, Intermediate for fifth through seventh grades and Advanced for 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.

The objective of the classes is to provide training and preparation for middle school or club volleyball, according to Hannah.

Contact Hannah at or 265-1711 for information.

Wounded veterans golf Sept. 3 at Silver Oak

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 will be held, as well as a 50/50 drawing and Mulligan buy-in.

Proceeds go to benefit the Nevada Military Support Alliance. Visit the website for information.

Contact Tina Lepore, event coordinator, at 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 or call 782-1697.

Pancreatic golf tourney Sept. 17 at Empire Ranch

Skills in three sports — golf, distance running and power lifting — will be tested by participants who turn out for 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. to kick off the day’s activities. 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 is scheduled to start 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 special 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 website.

Robey Willis, one of the event’s coordinators, pointed out that the event has attracted participants to try all three sports.

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will receive 75 percent of all proceeds from this event and 25 percent will go to benefit the Carson City Kiwanis scholarship fund.

Contact Willis at or Steve Lyon at 775-224-5798 for information.

Golf clinics at Carson Valley

Carson Valley Golf Club is hosting couples clinic and ladies clinics on Tuesdays. The couples event meets at 4:15 p.m. The cost is $20 per couple for the 50-minute class. All levels of players are welcome. The ladies meet at 5:15 at a cost of $10 per player.

For more information, call 265-3181.