Alumni Golf Tournament set for June 24 |

Alumni Golf Tournament set for June 24

Staff Reports

Plans are under way for the Douglas High School football to host its fifth annual Alumni Golf Tournament on June 24 (a Friday) at the Carson Valley Golf Course.

The cost to play is $100 per person for those who register before May 1 ($125 after that date). Hole sponsorships are also available for $100 per hole.

The tournament will start at 9 a.m. with a post-tournament luncheon at the Carson Valley Country Club. All participants will receive a complimentary gift.

Proceeds will go toward funding award scholarships to graduating seniors, as well as improvements to the Douglas High football program and facilities, including the new press and coaches box.

Spring Sports Bash opens on Tuesday

MEFIYI and the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department are putting on the three-day Spring Sports Bash this week for girls and boys 6-14 years of age.

Instruction in basketball, volleyball, tennis and speed/track will be offered starting on Tuesday at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center. The basketball camp is 8:30-10:30 a.m., the speed/track camp 10:30 a.m.-noon, volleyball 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and tennis 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Each camp costs $75. Call 782-5500, ext. 1, or email for information.

Senior men’s golf plays Dayton Valley

Rich Bremenour, Lee Ghiglieri, Gary Mick and Dahl Rask combined to win Flight A Wednesday during the Empire Ranch Senior Men’s Golf Club team scramble event at Dayton Valley Golf Course.

The winning team carded a score of 47, one shot better than Henry Teague, Gene Gaston, Kurt Cleek and Marshall McCurdy in second-place. Gary Dalen, John Tierney and James Shabi took third-place at 49, while Ken Cuneo, Bob Pemberton, Tom Teders and Mike Vadnais shot 49 to take fourth.

John Masiello, Nick Paul, Jim Green and John Lewis won Flight B at 46. Tom Harlow, Ray Huntley and Joe Gibson were one shot behind in second-place. Carl Slate, Al Roth, Vic Roscha and Fred Blackburn shot 47 for third-place. Richard Torok, Melvin Ness, Fred Coons and Peter Youngdahl were fourth at 48.

Closest to the pin winners were Tierney on the first hole, Andrew Warner on No. 6, Gibson on No. 13 and John Sullivan on No. 16.

Genoa Lakes Ladies Golf Club season opens April 5

The Genoa Lakes Ladies’ Golf Club will open its season with “open play” at the Lakes Course on April 5.

Women golfers age 18-and-over are invited to join a group that plays weekly tournaments on Tuesday mornings at one of the Genoa Lakes courses beginning in April and continuing through mid-October.

Call club president Mary Zimmerman at 435-655-5267 for information or for a membership application.

Knights of Columbus golf tournament on April 15

The Knights of Columbus Golf Fundraiser will be held April 15 at the Genoa Lakes Golf Club.

A 10 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled. Check-in starts at 9 a.m.

The $85 entry fee includes the round of golf with cart, range balls and lunch. The tournament offers a four-man scramble format. Awards for closest-to-the-hole will be awarded on all par-3 holes.

Proceeds of this event will allow the local Knights of Columbus Council to support many community groups and events. Entry forms are available at the St. Gall Church office or Edward D. Jones. Forms should be submitted by Friday.

Call Ron Bankofier at 782-9102 for information.

Travel package part of Molly Awards

Me-For-Incredible-Youth, Inc. (MEFIYI) is offering a raffle to win an Orlando Getaway Vacation as part of the 12th annual Molly Youth Awards Banquet on May 9 at the Carson Valley Inn.

The grand prize to be given away is a seven-day, two-bedroom condo at the Westgate Lakes & Spa in Orlando, Fla. This resort is just minutes from both Universal Studios and Disney World.

All proceeds will go toward college scholarships for high school graduating Seniors. Tickets are $5. The raffle winner will be announced at the Molly Youth Awards. The winning ticket will have up to May 1, 2017 (one year) to reserve the vacation.

Call 775-781-5954 or email to purchase a ticket or for information.

Applications are still being accepted for Molly Awards recognition to Douglas County students between the ages of 9 and 18.

Nominated student-athletes must qualify in the following areas: Academic excellence, athletic participation and community service. Three $1,000 college scholarships will be awarded to seniors. A nomination form must be postmarked by mail or emailed by April 11.

This event is named in memory of former Douglas High School student-athlete Molly Lahlum.

Email or call 781-5954 for information.