Archery tag games Saturday |

Archery tag games Saturday

Staff Reports

Students and adults alike will have an opportunity to participate in archery tag games and target practice on Saturday from 6-8 p.m. in the Douglas County Community and Senior Center gym.

Sponsored by the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department, the event is open to adults as well as students in sixth through 12th grades. Students 18 and under need to have a release form on file.

The cost of $7 for adults and $5 for students includes a safety mask and equipment. Participants are asked to wear a long sleeve shirt and long pants.

Archery tag consists of five-person teams opposing each other, separated by a “safe zone.” The objectives are to hit opponents with arrows and to knock out the five discs of the opposing team’s target.

Contact the parks and recreation department at 782-5500, ext. 1 for information.

Krysta Palmer Recognition Day set for Saturday

The Carson Valley Swim Center will host “Krysta Palmer Recognition Day” on Sept. 24 from 3-6 p.m.

Palmer is a 2010 Douglas High School graduate who went on to become two-time Mountain West Conference Diver of the Year and competed at the U.S. Olympic Trials this summer.

She will share her story during the Saturday event and put on a diving exhibition as part of an event that is free to the public. She will also provide coaching to young participants.

Punt Pass & Kick event Saturday

The annual Carson Valley NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition for boys and girls 6-15 years of age Saturday at Stodick Park.

Skills in punting, passing and place kicking will be tested in five age groups starting at 9 a.m.

There is no charge to participate in an event hosted by the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department and sponsored by the National Football League.

Sparman wins at Carson Valley

Jack Sparman shot his way to top honors Sunday during Carson Valley Men’s Golf Club tournament play.

Sparman carded a net 66 to win Flight A during the individual stroke play event at Carson Valley Golf Course. Ron Fukuyama shot 70 for second-place, ahead of Roger Hala at 73 for third-place.

Matt Budjako edged Brick Ludington on a tie-breaker to win Flight B, as both shot net scores of 65. Neil Bain shot 68 for third-place.

John Carey won Flight C with his 72, while Jim Tavernier took second-place with his 75, one shot ahead of John Guidicatti in third-place.

Closest-to-the-hole winners included Sparman on the first hole, Dan Essary on No. 5 and Richard Brown on No. 18.

Empire Ranch seniors play in Stableford

Jim Sand, Tom Welton. Nils Sharpe and Steve Isaacson combined to win their flight on Sept. 14 during a Empire Ranch Senior Men’s Golf Club Stableford tournament in Carson City.

The winners carded a 101 at Empire Ranch Golf Course in a format that featured four-man teams with two best balls and Stableford scoring.

Ken Cuneo, Bob Pemberton, Mike Vadnais and Mala Chizek shot 100 to place second in the flight, ahead of Gene Gaston, Henry Teague, Tom Sawyer and Dave Knighton at 98. Dennis Joseph, Richard Brown, Jack Medeiros and Maurice Dias were fourth at 97.

Tom Wickham, Jim Norton, Al Vernon and a blind bogie partner won Flight B with their score of 105. Dave Nolte, Ralph Bothe, Bob White and Bill Langs were second at 99, ahead of Chuck Bell, Bob Blom, Paul Weller and John Pearson at 97. Kurt Cleek, Carl Slate, Bob Pitcock and Vic Roscha were fourth with a score of 96.

Genoa Lakes to host night event

The Genoa Lakes Ranch course is hosting a Glow Golf Tournament the evening of Oct. 1.

The cost is $50 for non-members, $30 for members and $40 for social members. The cost includes golf, cart, range balls, buy-in for the game, glow balls and glow necklaces,

The event starts with food at 6 p.m., followed by the shotgun start of the nine-hole shotgun at around 7:30 p.m. Bring flashlights and headlamps. There’s a prize for the best decorated golf cart. The course will be all par-3s.

Call 782-7700 for more information.

Gonzales wins tennis crown

James Gonzales beat Josh Balderson and Paul Bruso, both in straight sets, to claim the men’s A division championship at last weekend’s Carson Tennis Club event at Centennial Park.

Steve West of Winnemucca defeated Rich Beller of Reno 6-2, 6-3 to win the B singles title. West avenged an earlier tournament loss to Beller.

Jay and Bradley Wiggins won the adult-child mixed division, knocking off Dave Saarem and Jason Artz 6-3 and 6-2 in the championship match. Jay and Laura Wiggins won the mixed B doubles with a 6-3 and 6-0 win over Bob McCann and Yrma Haro. Tex Webb and Gregg White beat Bruso and Mark Allione 4-6, 6-2 and 14-12 in the men’s B doubles finale.