Fall hunter safety class on Saturday
August 21, 2015
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is hosting its annual fall hunter safety class Saturday 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.
All participants are required to complete a work book, which can be obtained at the sheriff's office.
Begovich group wins Mulligan Stew
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The team of Chris Begovich, Charlie Poe, Jack Sparman and Dan Essary won the Mulligan Stew Charity Golf Tournament Saturday at the Carson Valley Golf Club.
Joe Bourgeous, Luke McClean, Annette McClean and Colin Brooks took second.
The event raised $912 and a truckload of groceries for the Food Closet.
Braun tops Alta Alpina field
Robert Braun clocked a time of 20 minutes, 51 seconds to win the Alta Alpina's Fredricksburg Prologue on Aug. 13.
Kevin Willitts was second in A group at 21:58 followed by Danner Hillman at 21:59. Andrew Huntington won B group with a 22:55 followed by Bob Gagen at 23:17 and Eric Jacobs at 25:09. Joseph Whiteley won C group in 25:49, followed by Patrick Mobley at 26:02. Clay Peterson won D group in 25:38, followed by Scott Shick at 28:20. Lianne Huntington won the juniors at 33:27.
Josh Rennie won the Starbucks Criterium A group race followed by David Christenson and Kevin Willitts. Michael Bayer won B group followed by Bob Gagen and Rick Miyashiro. Patrick Mobley won C group followed by Joseph Whiteley and Bill Mobley. Leon Malmed won D group, followed by Clay Peterson and Scott Herman.
Lianne Huntington won the junior race.
Dodgeball tournament Saturday
"Throw back" will be the theme on Saturday when the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department hosts its six-person Adult Dodgeball Tournament.
Participants are encouraged to wear their "1970s, 80s costumes, uniforms" during the tournament starting at 11 a.m. in the Douglas County Community & Senior Center gym.
Divisions include 6th-8th grade, 7th-8th grade, high school, open (18 years-and-over) and masters (40-and-over).
The cost is $35 per team.
Prizes will be given to first- and second-place teams and for best costumes.
Registration forms are available at the community center or online at the http://www.dcprsports.com website. Call Anthony Davis at the recreation department at 782-5500 (ext. 5268) for information.
Elks Soccer Shoot to be held on Aug. 29
The annual Elks Soccer Shoot Competition is Aug. 29 at Lampe Park.
The contest is open to all boys and girls in the following divisions — 7 and under, 8 and 9, 10 and 11, and 12-13.
Contact 265-1723 for more information.
Youth volleyball clinics offered
A series of volleyball classes has been scheduled for girls and boys in fifth through eighth grade at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.
Dan Hannah is directing the classes for youth who wish to improve their volleyball skills. Four sessions of classes for seventh and eighth grade students will be held 6-9 p.m. on Wednesdays from Sept. 2 through Dec. 9. At the same time, four sessions for fifth and sixth graders will be held 6-9 p.m. on Fridays from Sept. 4 through Dec. 11.
Players who register for three or more sessions by next Friday will receive a class T-shirt.
The cost of each session includes $25 for Session 1 (two classes), $45 for Session 2 and Session 3 (three classes each) and $75 for Session 4 (five classes).
Training will include lecture, demonstration, hands-on practice with direction, some photographic/video analysis and game play.
Call the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department at 782-5500, ext. 1, for more information or to register.
Americans for Wounded Veterans golf on Sept. 5
Registration is now being accepted for the third annual Americans for Wounded Veterans Benefit Golf Tournament, which will be held on Sept. 5 at Silver Oak Golf Course in Carson City.
An 8:30 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled for for the four-man scramble best ball event.
Closest-to-the-pin, long drive, hole-in-one and putting contests will be held.
The entry fee is $95 per player, which includes morning refreshments and lunch. Proceeds benefit the Nevada Military Support Alliance.
Fall Classic tennis in Carson City
The 2015 Carson Tennis Club Fall Classic is set for Sept. 11-13 at Centennial Park in Carson City.
There will be men's singles, men's doubles, mixed doubles and parent-child doubles. Also scheduled are women's singles and women's doubles. Youth singles also is being offered.
The cost is $30 for singles CTC members playing singles and $35 for non-members. Under 18 players the cost is $25 for singles and $20 per player in doubles. Entries are due by Sept. 9.
For information, call Dan Hannah at 265-1711 or 721-5223. Entries can be mailed to Carson Tennis Club, P.O. Box 888, Carson City, 89702.
Carson Valley Fastpitch election scheduled
Carson Valley Fastpitch will hold elections for board positions at on Oct. 5 at the Douglas County Community Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, across from Lampe Park.
The Monday meeting is scheduled for a 6 p.m. start.
Anyone interested in filling a board position must submit a letter of intent, postmarked by Sept. 10, to the following address: Carson Valley Fastpitch, P.O. Box 2142, Minden, NV 89423. Letters may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than Sept. 13.
Office candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview for the Oct. 5 meeting. Attendance at this meeting will be mandatory.
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 can earn $15-25 per game.
Call Mark Waggoner at 775-741-1594 or the recreation department at 782-5500 for information.
Kiwanis Golf event Sept. 19
The second annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament is Sept. 19 at Empire Ranch Golf Course in Carson City.
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.
Contact Robey Willis at robeybarb.sbcglobal.net for more information.