Douglas girls soccer car wash Saturday |

Douglas girls soccer car wash Saturday

Staff Reports

Douglas High School’s girls soccer program will hold a car wash fundraiser Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Frontier Communications parking lot.

Coach Rick Smith said any donation will be accepted. Proceeds will help cover costs for the coming season, which includes an opportunity to play Wooster on Sept. 29 in Reno at Greater Nevada Field — home of the Reno 1868 FC.

The Tigers are also raising funds with the sale of tickets to Reno 1868 United Soccer League games.

Hunter safety class Saturday

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

The class at the sheriff’s office administration building in Minden will cover several topics including but not limited to, wilderness survival, gun safety, wildlife habitat and conservation, archery and hunting regulations.

To pre-register, visit and click on Learn and Participate/Hunter Ed Class. Call the sheriff’s administration at 782-9900 for information.

Youth bowling to hold registration on Aug. 26

Wink’s Silver Strike Lanes youth program sign-ups will be held on Aug. 26.

Registration will be taken from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Wink’s Silver Strike Lanes in the Gardnerville Ranchos. The cost is $35 overall or $9 per a week for bowling, which includes a shirt as well as local and national registration through the U.S. Bowling Congress.

Preparation is also underway for the high school bowling club season. The cost for the season is $125, which covers registration for the High Desert Interscholastic Bowling Program. Practice will begin in late September.

Contact coach David Dickey at for information.

WAVE fishing derby Sept. 30

Welcome All Veterans Everywhere (WAVE) will host its Fishing Derby on Sept. 30 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 will also be available. Prizes will only be awarded for catches on the day of the event and will be limited to one prize per entry. A fishing license will be required to participate.

Carson pancreatic cancer fundraiser on Sept. 16

Three sports — golf, running and power lifting — will be featured on Sept. 16 when the Carson City Kiwanis Club presents its fourth annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament at Silver Oak Golf Course in Carson City.

In addition to the golf tournament, a four-person scramble scheduled for 9 a.m., a 5K fun run is set for 8 a.m. and the Carson City Bench Press Championships from 7-9 a.m.

The golf tournament fee is $90 per player, which includes range balls as well as lunch and prizes. Lunch tickets for guests can be purchased for $10. Hole sponsorships are available for $100.

The 5K fee is $30 and $10 for the kids half-mile 12-and-under fun run. The bench press fee is $10 for three lifts, with a variety of categories available.

Proceeds benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network as well as the Carson City Kiwanis scholarship fund.

Contact Robey Willis at for information.