Douglas High cross country, girls tennis programs to begin summer workouts |

Douglas High cross country, girls tennis programs to begin summer workouts

Staff Reports

Voluntary summer preseason conditioning schedules have been announced for the Douglas High School cross country and girls tennis programs.

Cross country coach Jay Frey will be greeting runners for workouts on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at times and locations to be announced. Prospective Douglas runners can contact Frey at or send an email to for information.

Both the Douglas boys and girls teams qualified for the state championships in 2015. The boys finished second as a team and the girls finished third at the region meet last year.

Meanwhile, the defending region champion Douglas girls tennis team will meet twice a week for conditioning starting on July 5 at the high school courts.

Coach Dan Hannah will direct sessions from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesdays for two weeks.

Prospective team members will meet three days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) from July 19-Aug. 4 at the same times and at the high school. Players will meet Monday through Friday on the week of Aug. 8 before official practice begins on Aug. 13 at 9 a.m. on the high school courts.

Players are asked to bring a racquet, water as well as appropriate clothing and shoes.

The season opener is scheduled for Aug. 25 at home against McQueen. Contact Hannah at for more information.

Patterson wins men’s club event

Dennis Patterson fired a net score of 69 on Sunday to take first-place in Flight A during the Carson Valley Men’s Golf Club individual stroke play tournament.

Marc Menezes was close behind with his score of 71 for second-place and Fred Coons at 72 for third-place in the top flight at the Carson Valley Golf Course.

Jim Arens took first-place in Flight B with his 65, while Matt Budjako edged Bruce Sanford on a tie-breaker for second-place as both finished at 68.

In Flight C, John Watson shot 68 for first-place while John Guidicatti bested Larry Lockwood for second-place on a tie-breaker as both finished at 71.

Closest-to-the-pin winners for the tournament included Augie Martinez on the first hole and Dan Essary on the 18th hole.

Youth flag football registration open

Registration is now being taken for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department-sponsored NFL Youth Flag Football program.

The league, for girls and boys in first through 12th grades, plays a season that kicks off on Aug. 1 and ends on Oct. 22. A player draft will be held the week of Aug. 1, scrimmages are set to start on Aug. 20 and regular season games begin on Aug. 27.

The cost of registration is $80 for all ages, $90 from July 16-27.

At least 40 volunteer coaches are needed for the program in the third-fourth grade, fifth-sixth grade, seventh-eighth grade and high school leagues. Douglas County Parks and Recreation coach’s application and background checks are required for those coaches.

Golf lessons at Sunridge

Raegan Bellik, an LPGA instructor, is currently giving golf lessons at Sunrdige Golf Club.

She can be reached at 775-721-8142.