Douglas County Junior Rodeo this weekend |

Douglas County Junior Rodeo this weekend

The Douglas County Junior Rodeo for boys and girls 6-18 years of age will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

Competition starts both days at 8 a.m. This event is free to the public.

Entries may be submitted to Ashley Strasburg, Northern California Junior Rodeo Association secretary. Visit for more information.

An American Cowboys Team Roping Association roping will be held on Friday, in conjunction with the rodeo. Sign-ups will be taken at 6 p.m. followed by roping at 6:30.

Crab feed & steak cookout Friday

The seventh annual All 4 Charity King Crab Feed & Steak Cookout is Friday at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.

The event starts at 6 p.m. and will feature a raffle, auction and entertainment. Miki Rae, a Douglas High School student-athlete, will provide music.

Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit local organizations MEFIYI, Welcome All Veterans Everywhere and local youth sport programs.

Tickets are $40 for the king crab or ribeye steak dinner and are available at Saletti’s Restaurant, the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce Office and Douglas County Community & Senior Center.

Online tickets may be purchased at and Rhonda Moore at 775-230-2135 may be contacted for information.

Gibson, Rask win senior’s club event

Bill Gibson and Dahl Rask combined to win Flight A during an Empire Ranch Senior Men’s Golf Club tournament last Wednesday in Incline Village.

Gibson and Rask carded a net score of 41 to secure first-place during the two-man teams, better ball format play at the Incline Village Mountain Golf Course.

Skip Yokota and Wes Franklin took second-place in the flight with their 48. Mike Logue and Ray McPartlin won a tie-breaker for third-place over Bill Allen and Wade Walker, as both teams shot 50.

Vic Roscha and Carl Slate won Flight B with a net 45. Joe Gibson and Ray Huntley took second-place on a tie-breaker over Paul Weller and John Pearson, as both teams shot 47. Jim Green and John Lewis shot 49 to take fourth-place.

Closest-to-the-pin winners included Tom Harlow on the third hole, Bill Milligan on No. 9, Juan Lopez on No. 11 and Rich Ziegler on No. 15.

Hunter safety class Aug. 27

A hunter safety class is being hosted by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on Aug. 27 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

The class is certified for all ages. Anyone who passes, will receive a certificate that is valid anywhere in the U.S. and Canada. The certificate allows a person to purchase a hunting license. The course covers several topics including wilderness survival, gun safety, wildlife habitat and conservation, archery and hunting regulations.

Completion of a work book is mandatory prior to the class. The work book can be obtained at the sheriff’s office or purchased online. The cost of the course is $5 unless the participant is under 18. Registration fees for students under 18 years of age will be paid for by the Carson Valley Chukar Club. This will be the last hunter safety class offered by the sheriff’s office until the spring of 2017.

The class is limited to 35 students per class and pre-registration is required. To pre-register, visit and click on Learn and Participate/Hunter Ed Class. Call the Douglas County Sheriff’s administration at 782-9900 during regular working hours for more information.

Youth volleyball clinics continue

Dan Hannah and Rick Jenkins are leading a series of fall youth volleyball skills classes through the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department that will be held from Aug. 31 through mid-November.

Classes will be held for three levels of players: Beginner for third through fifth graders, Intermediate for fifth through seventh grades and Advanced for sixth through eighth graders. Classes will be held mostly at the community center, although some will be held at Carson Valley Middle School due to schedule conflicts.

Beginner skills classes will be Wednesday evenings from 5-6:30 p.m. on Aug. 31-Sept. 21, Sept. 28-Oct. 19 and Oct. 26-Nov. 16. The cost is $50 per session.

Intermediate skills classes will be held Friday evenings from 5-6:30 p.m. on Sept. 2-23, Sept. 30-Oct. 21 and Oct. 28-Nov. 18. The cost of each session is $50.

Advanced skills classes will be held Wednesday and Friday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. on Aug. 31-Sept. 23, Sept. 28-Oct. 21 and Oct. 26-Nov. 18. The cost of each session is $100.

The objective of the classes is to provide training and preparation for middle school or club volleyball, according to Hannah.

Contact Hannah at or 265-1711 for information.

Adult soccer league registration continues

Early registration for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department adult open soccer league season is now being accepted.

Games will be played at Ranchos Aspen Park during the season, which will begin the week of Aug. 28.

The regular season will include eight games, followed by a single-elimination tournament. Four games will be played each Sunday starting at 9 a.m.

The fee is $550 during the early registration period through Aug. 15 and $600 during the final registration period through Aug. 22.

Wounded veterans golf Sept. 3 at Silver Oak

The fourth annual Americans for Wounded Veterans Golf Tournament is Sept. 3 at Silver Oak Golf Course in Carson City.

An 8:30 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled for the tournament, which will feature a four-man scramble, best-best ball format.

The cost is $95 per player, which includes morning refreshments and lunch. Closest-to-the-pin, long drive and hole-in-one competitions will be held, as well as a 50/50 drawing and Mulligan buy-in.

Proceeds go to benefit the Nevada Military Support Alliance. Visit the website for information.

Contact Tina Lepore, event coordinator, at or call Robert Mason, Silver Oak golf pro, at 841-7000 for more information about the tournament.

Genoa hosts charity golf

The seventh annual Carson Valley Medical Center Fall Classic Golf tournament is set for Sept. 16 at Genoa Lakes at 9 a.m.

The cost is $150 for an individual and $550 per foursome. There are sponsorships available.

For more information, go to or call 782-1697.

Pancreatic golf tourney Sept. 17 at Empire Ranch

Skills in three sports — golf, distance running and power lifting — will be tested by participants who turn out for the third annual Carson City Kiwanis Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day Sept. 17 at Empire Ranch Golf Course in Carson City.

A bench press contest — hosted by Fitness For 10 and billed as the Carson City Bench Press Championships — will be held from 7-9 a.m. to kick off the day’s activities. KAIA Fit and the Tahoe Mountain Milers will co-host a 5K/10K run and walk at 8 a.m. And the four-man scramble golf tournament is scheduled to start at 9 a.m.

Six golf divisions are available, including men’s, women’s and mixed, as well as 55-and-over men, women and mixed. Michael Hohl Motors is offering a vehicle as a special hole-in-one prize.

The cost of the bench press contest is $10 for three lifts with a variety of categories to be offered.

The 5K and 10K costs $30 ($35 on race day) and $10 for children 12-and-under. Forms are available at KAIA Fit, CV Sports and the website.

Robey Willis, one of the event’s coordinators, pointed out that the event has attracted participants to try all three sports.

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will receive 75 percent of all proceeds from this event and 25 percent will go to benefit the Carson City Kiwanis scholarship fund.

Contact Willis at or Steve Lyon at 775-224-5798 for information.

Bighorns slate dance team auditions

The Reno Bighorns have announced they will hold open auditions for the 2016-17 Lady Bighorns Dance Team on Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. at Caughlin Athletic Club.

The Bighorns will hold two pre-audition workshops on Aug. 13 and Aug. 20 from noon to 1:30 p.m. each day at Caughlin Athletic Club. The workshop will act as a mock audition and will feature the choreography style that will be taught at auditions. Participants are asked to come with full performance hair and makeup as well as an audition outfit to get individual feedback on appearance and performance. The cost for the workshop is $40 — any participant who partakes will have the regular audition fee waived.

The cost for tryouts is $25.

Registration information for the pre-audition workshop and auditions can be found at the website.

Golf clinics at Carson Valley

Carson Valley Golf Club is hosting couples clinic and ladies clinics on Tuesdays. The couples event meets at 4:15 p.m. The cost is $20 per couple for the 50-minute class. All levels of players are welcome. The ladies meet at 5:15 at a cost of $10 per player.

For more information, call 265-3181.