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China Spring hole-in-one prize set for tournament

Staff Reports

A $10,000 hole-in-one prize will be featured Monday when China Spring Youth Camp hosts its Valley Sandbagger Golf Tournament on Oct. 2, at the Genoa Lakes Golf Club.

The hole-in-one prize money is being offered courtesy of the Carson Valley Inn. The closest-to-the-pin prize is two days of golf for two players at Genoa Lakes.

An 11 a.m. shotgun start on the Lakes Course is scheduled for the four-person scramble. The $100 cost includes fees, cart, range balls and a barbecue lunch. Tee prizes will be given away and mulligans will be available.

Contact Tiffany Dubois at or 265-5350, ext. 121, for information.

Senior men’s club hosts yellow ball tournament

Adam Huber, Fred Olesek, Dahl Rask and Al Vernon combined to capture first-place in Flight A last Wednesday during Empire Ranch Senior Men’s Golf Club tournament play.

The winning foursome carded a net 121 on the East layout at Eagle Valley Golf Course in a format that featured best ball plus a yellow ball score on each hole. The yellow ball rotated within each team on each hole.

Brick Ludington, Wade Walker, Marshal McCurdy and Henry Teague took second-place in the flight with their score of 123. Gary Raybould, Tim Regan, Nick Jannis and Bruce Serpa finished one shot behind at 124 for third-place.

In Flight B, Myron Carpenter, Fred Perdomo, Norm Scoggin and John Sullivan shot 124 to take a one-shot victory. Greg Bentley, Donnie Curd, Al Giannotti and Skip Yokota shot 125 for second-place. Ralph Bothe, Bill Langs, Joseph Stuart and Bob White shot 126 for third-place.

Rich Bremenour, George Flamer, Dave Serviss and Tom Wickham won the “Lost Yellow Ball” Flight at 130.

Closest-to-the-pin winners included Raybould on the fourth and 17th holes, Jim Shabi on No. 8 and Augie Martinez on No. 12.

WAVE Fishing Derby Saturday at Topaz Lake

Welcome All Veterans Everywhere (WAVE) will host its Fishing Derby Saturday at Topaz Lake.

The event will be held from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. as a fundraiser for WAVE’s program to assist veterans.

The entry fee is $50. Prizes for tagged fish include $2,500 for a gold tag, $1,000 for silver and $500 for bronze. Fifty other prizes worth at least $50 also will be available.

Prizes will be awarded for catches on Sept. 30 and will be limited to one prize per entry. A fishing license will be required.

Kokanee Trail Runs set for Oct. 8

The Tahoe Mountain Milers Running Club will host its annual Kokanee Trail Runs on Oct. 8 at the sno-park near South Lake Tahoe.

A lineup of races starts with a half-marathon at 7 a.m. from the sno-park, off Highway 89 north of U.S. 50 past Camp Richardson. The Tadpole Trot will start at 8 a.m., followed by the 5K and 10K races at 8:30 a.m. Walkers are welcome for the 5K and 10K.

Race day registration for each of the races will open at 6 a.m. Registration also is available the day before during the Oktoberfest festivities at Camp Richardson. Visit for online registration.

The half-marathon course will give participants views of Lake Tahoe and Fallen Leaf Lake.

The cost is $60 for the half marathon, $50 for the 5K and 10K and $20 for the Tadpole Trot. An extra $5 will be charged on-site registration will cost an extra $5.

Awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age and gender division. Children in the short race receive a finisher bag containing their award and refreshments.

Visit or email race director Ken Kasterko at for more information.

College Showcase coming on Oct. 14-15

The College Exposure Showcase is coming to Carson City on Oct. 14-15 at the MAC Center.

Seven college coaches — two from William Jessup and one each from Folsom Lake College (community college), Columbia College, South Puget Sound Community College, Ray Navarro, Yakima Valley Community College and Osa Esene from Blue Mountain CC — will be in attendance during the two days. William Jessup is an NAIA school located in Rocklin, Calif.

The cost is $195 before Oct. 1 and $245 after.

Drills and fundamentals plus games are on the schedule for both days.

Contact Brant Minor at or go to for information.