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Carson Valley Ducks Unlimited to host Youth Day on Saturday

Staff Reports

Carson Valley Ducks Unlimited will host its fourth annual Youth Day event for youth up to 15 years of age on Saturday at the P&K Ranch in Minden.

The Youth Day event is free of charge and will be held from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. with a barbecue at noon. This event is an opportunity for youth to participate in learning about wetland conservation, duck identification, fly fishing, as well as rifle, shotgun and archery shooting, and more.

Call Tim Miller at 781-7571 or send an email to for information.

Volunteers still needed for Kids’ Fishing Derby

Registration to the 28th annual Kids’ Fishing Derby will continue on Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Walgreen’s in Gardnerville.

Organizers are hoping to reach 1,500 sign-ups for the derby, which is being held on June 3-4 at Lampe Park for children 3-12 years of age. Volunteers are still needed to assist with the derby — “We need at least 200 volunteers to help kids during the Derby,” a spokesman for the event said.

Registration is also available at Accolades Trophies during regular business hours. Both locations also register derby volunteers and will sell raffle tickets to help pay for fish, prizes, tackle and bait for the kids.

The grand prizes for the raffle this year are a Mad Dog scooter, a kids quad and a $300 gift card from Sportsman’s Warehouse.

Registration forms for mail in will also be available at the Douglas County Parks and Recreation desk in the community center.

Email to obtain a registration form.

Douglas volleyball meeting on Tuesday

A meeting for Douglas High volleyball parents will be held on Tuesday starting at 6 p.m. in the high school library.

The preseason meeting will provide information regarding the Tigers’ 2017 fall season, according to coach Suzi Townsell.

The Douglas Tigers finished their 2016 as the region tournament runner-up and 4A state tournament qualifier.

Carson Valley Days volleyball set

Adult and youth players alike will be part of the action when the ninth annual Carson Valley Days Grass Volleyball Tournament is held on June 11 at Lampe Park.

Registration for the Sunday tournament will open at 8 a.m. followed by the start of play at 9 a.m. on grass courts next to the Carson Valley Days Carnival on the east side of the park.

There will be 4-on-4 divisions for open, women and coed and 6-on-6 youth divisions for fifth-sixth graders, seventh-eighth graders and high school (non-varsity).

Registration fees are $60 for adult teams (players must be 16 or older) and $30 for youth teams (players must be under 18 on game day). Entries are due by June 7.

Call Dan Hannah at 775-721-5223 or Douglas County Parks and Recreation at 782-5500, ext. 1, for more information.

Carson Valley mixed event on Saturday

The Carson Valley Golf Course Couples League is having a tournament on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. The format is best ball, and you must have a GHIN handicap established to play.

The cost is $50 per person. It includes green fee, cart fee, $10 prize fund and lunch. Call 265-3181 to sign up.

Bob Pemberton shot a net 73 to win top honors Sunday in Flight A for the Carson Valley Men’s Club. Kenny Smitreski was second with a 76.

Charles Poe shot 67 to win Flight B, three shots ahead of Mike Davis. Chris Willing won Flight C with a 65, five shots better than John Pearson. Augie Pearson and Neal Notly won closest to the hole.

Alexander Clinic at Eagle Valley

The 25th annual Fred Alexander Memorial Family Golf Clinic is scheduled to be held on Sunday at Eagle Valley Golf Course in Carson City.

The free golf clinic is for kids from 6 to 17 and their families. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m., and the clinic gets underway at 11:45 a.m. and runs until 4 p.m.

Peter Longo will be putting on a trick shot demonstration during the event. Call 772-6180 to reserve your spot at the clinic.

Douglas football fundraiser under way

Douglas High’s football program has launched its annual sale of “Tiger Discount Cards.”

The sale, which continues through May 25, raises funds for the Douglas varsity, JV and freshmen football teams.

The cost of the discount card is $15 and can be used at various businesses around the community. Proceeds from the fundraiser will help cover various costs of the Douglas program’s three levels, including the varsity team’s season opening game on Aug. 26 in Pocatello, Idaho. The Tigers will face Rigby High School as part of the Best Of The West Rocky Mountain Rumble at Holt Arena.

Send an email to for information.

Douglas alumni golf tournament on June 16

The Douglas High School football program will host its sixth annual alumni golf tournament June 16 at the Carson Valley Golf Course.

The Friday tournament starts at 9 a.m. with a post-tournament luncheon to follow at the Carson Valley Country Club.

The cost is $100 per person for those who register before May 1 ($125 afterward) or $400 for a foursome. Hole sponsorships are available for $100.

Contact Douglas football coach Ernie Monfiletto at for information.