Carson Valley Fastpitch elections set for Aug. 7 |

Carson Valley Fastpitch elections set for Aug. 7

Staff Reports

Carson Valley Fastpitch will hold elections for board positions on Aug. 7 at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.

The Monday meeting starts at 6 p.m.

Anyone interested in filling a board position must submit a letter of intent no later than July 31. Applications may be emailed to or by mail to Carson Valley Fastpitch, P.O. Box 2142, Minden, 89423. Applicants will be contacted to set an interview at the organization’s Aug. 7 meeting. Attendance at this meeting is mandatory.

Call Melissa Strazi at 291-3763 or Patti Snyder at 265-6447 for information.

Douglas High girls tennis conditioning set for July

Douglas girls tennis coach Dan Hannah has announced a preseason conditioning schedule that will start with voluntary sessions today from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on the high school courts. Participants will meet twice a week the next two weeks, then go to three times on July 24, 26-27 and July 31, Aug. 2-3.

Mandatory practice begins on Aug. 11.

Call Hannah at 265-1711 or email for information.

MEFIYI summer sports camps to continue

Me-For-Incredible-Youth has set a series of summer sports bashes for students in first through fifth grades through Aug. 10.

MEFIYI will provide instruction for boys and girls in soccer, football, tennis, basketball, volleyball and track. The lead instructors are JoJo Townsell and Suzi Townsell.

The camps will focus on fundamentals and also include health and nutrition information.

Camp schedule includes football on Tuesday and Thursday this week; tennis on July 18, 20; basketball on July 25, 27; volleyball on Aug. 1, 3; and track on Aug. 8, 10. Outside sports take place at Lampe Park and indoor sports at the community center.

Cost is $20 per camp. Participants are asked to bring proper shoes, water bottle and snacks.

Register at the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department. Call 782-5500, ext. 1, or email for information.

All 4 Charity Golf Tournament on July 22

The “All 4 Charity” Golf Tournament is scheduled for July 22 at the Carson Valley Golf Course. 

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit Me-For-Incredible-Youth (MEFIYI) youth sport, mentorship and life-career skills programs for local student-athletes and Welcome All Veterans Everywhere (WAVE).

Reservations are $100 per person, which includes continental breakfast, barbecue lunch and a chance to win prizes.

Contact the Carson Valley Golf Course at 265-3181 or email for information. Visit to register online.

Youth flag football sign-ups continue

Registration for the NFL Youth Flag Football league season, coordinated by the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department, will continue through July.

Coed divisions are offered for first-second grade, third-fourth grade, fifth-sixth grade and seventh-eighth grade. Teams are selected through a draft.

The cost is $80 through Monday and $90 after that.

The season will kick off on Aug. 26 and extend through Oct. 21. Coaches still are needed for the coming season. Applications and background checks are required for all coaches.

Visit or call 782-5500 for information on parks and recreation programs.

Adult softball league registration under way

Sign-ups are now being taken for the parks and recreation department adult slow-pitch softball season.

The deadline to register is July 24 for three leagues, including Tuesday men’s league (competitive), Wednesday men’s league (recreational) and Thursday open coed league.

The cost is $471 through Friday and $525 after that date.

The season is scheduled to start on July 31.

Adult soccer league registration to begin

Registration is under way for the parks and recreation department adult open soccer league.

The deadline is Aug. 25. The cost is $550 through Aug. 15 and $600 after that date.

Team rosters are limited to 20 players (the minimum age is 18) and each team will play eight regular season games.

Games will be on Sundays at Carson Valley Middle School starting on Aug. 27.