DCSO announces hunter safety class
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is hosting its annual fall hunter safety class on Aug. 22 in Minden.
Instruction will be conducted from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, 1038 Buckeye Road. The cost is $5. The Carson Valley Chukar Club will pay for students under 18.
Persons who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate that is valid to purchase a hunting license anywhere in the U.S. and Canada. The course will cover such topics as wilderness survival, gun safety, archery, wildlife habitat and conservation, as well as hunting regulations.
The class is limited to 35 students and preregistration is required. Participants need to bring their lunch.
Completion of a work book prior to the class is mandatory. The work book can be obtained at the sheriff’s office or purchased online.
Softball registration open through Friday
The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department is taking registration for men’s and coed adult fall softball league teams through Friday.
All games are played a Lampe Park beginning Aug. 10.
The cost is $380 through today and $430 from July 25 until the final deadline next Friday.
Also, registration is being accepted for women’s, coed B and coed C adult fall volleyball leagues teams through Aug. 7.
All games are played at the community center gym starting the week of Sept. 21.
The cost for registration is $200 through Aug. 7 and $250 from Aug. 8 until the final deadline on Aug. 21.
Registration forms are available online http://www.dcprsports.com and information is available by calling the parks and recreation department at 782-5500.
Kiwanis Golf event on Sept. 19
The second annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament is Sept. 19 at Empire Ranch.
The cost is $75, and there are six divisions. The senior division is open to golfers 55 and over.
There is a long drive in each division and closest to the hole. There will be putting tape and mulligans for sale.
For more information, contact Robey Willis at robeybarb.sbcglobal.net
Bighorns to host basketball camp
The NBA Development League Reno Bighorns’ inaugural youth summer basketball camp is being held Monday through Thursday for students from third grade through high school at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.
The camp, which will be held from 9 a.m. to noon each day, is designed for girls and boys of all skill levels. The cost is $100 and maximum number of students allowed will be 100.
Bighorns head coach, Dave Arseneault, will lead the camp with his assistants.
Registration form and waiver must be turned in with payment. To register, contact the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department, visit http://www.dcprsports.com or call 775-782-5500.
Volleyball clinics in August
Dan Hannah is directing the Youth Volleyball Skills Clinics for fifth through eighth graders in August at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.
Sessions wll be held on Aug. 3-6 for fifth and sixth graders from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with a lunch break included. Sessions for seventh and eighth graders are Aug. 10-13 from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Registration is accepted at the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department. Call 782-5500 (ext. 1) for information.
Musselman to appear at Jethro’s
Eric Musselman, the new head men’s basketball coach at the University of Nevada, will be the featured guest speaker for the sixth annual Jethro’s Charity King Crab Feed & Steak Cookout on Aug. 14 in the Gardnerville Ranchos.
This year’s event proceeds will benefit local organizations MEFIYI, Dias Con Cristo Retreat Organization, Welcome All Veterans Everywhere and CC Meneley Elementary School ball fields.
Since the first event in 2009, the event has raised $100,000 for such Carson Valley organizations as Boys and Girls Club of Carson Valley, Austin’s House, Douglas County Community & Senior Center, Douglas High School Leadership Club, Alpine Search and Rescue, Backpack Buddies and other programs.
The event will include a raffle, silent and live auction items.
Call Rhonda Moore 775-230-2135 for sponsorship or information.
Youth sports officials needed
The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department needs youth flag football and basketball officials.
Officials need to be 16 years or older and available to work evenings and weekends. Previous experience is preferred but not necessary.
Training for youth flag football officials starts in August. Officials and referees can earn $15-25 per game.
Call Mark Waggoner at 775-741-1594 or the recreation department at 782-5500 for information.
Flag football sign-ups continue
The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department is taking sign-ups for its NFL Flag Football season.
Games are played Saturdays at Stodick Park during a season that extends from Aug. 24 through Nov. 14. The age groups include first-second grade, third-fourth grade, fifth-sixth grade, seventh-eighth grade and high school.
Registration will remain open until rosters are full.
High Performance Camp Aug. 1-5
Tahoe Sports Entertainment in partnership with MEFIYI is offering the High Performance Hockey and Football Camp Aug. 1-5 at the Tahoe Sports Arena and South Tahoe Middle School.
Children ages 8-18 are welcome to participate in their age and skill level in a cross-over camp designed to give athletes from any sport an opportunity to improve their speed, agility, hand-eye coordination and athletic performance.
Guest instructors include retired NFL players Mike Sherrard (New York Giants), Bryan Armstrong (Denver Broncos) as well as New York Jets and MEFIYI President JoJo Townsell. Miami of Ohio hockey player Michael Findroff will provide specific hockey training on the ice.
The cost for football-only skill training is $325. Football and hockey combined training is $500. Registration includes a complimentary T-shirt. Call 530-544-7465 for information.
Signups set for WNC fundraiser
More than 150 golfers are expected to compete in the 16th annual Western Nevada College Golf Classic at Silver Oak Golf Course on Sept. 18 in Carson City.
Proceeds from the event, hosted by the WNC Foundation, will benefit academic programs at the school. The funds are earmarked for Jump Start College and Applied Industrial Technology programs.
Registration and sponsorships will be accepted until Sept. 8. The cost is $125 per person and $475 for a team. A business sponsorship and team entry is $700.
Call 445-3239 for information.