Heavenly Ski Foundation Sho Time on Sunday
Olympic Sho Time, a “Boogie Nights” themed dance party to honor Olympians of the past, present and future as well as a fundraiser for the Heavenly Ski Foundation will be held on Sunday night at the MontBleu nightclub at Stateline.
The party, which starts at 7 p.m., also serves as a community send-off for HSF Olympic hopefuls Sho Kashima and Whitney Gardner before their winter season.
Kashima earned his berth on the U.S. Ski Team in 2006 by winning the national dual moguls title and in 2009 placed sixth in moguls at the World Championships. Gardner is a World Cup Ski Cross athlete who won at the USASA Nationals and placed fourth at the U.S. Nationals in 2012.
Live DJ and dancing will be available. Tickets cost $25 and are available in Carson Valley at Big Daddy’s Bike, Sports LTD and at Bodywise Physical Therapy.
DHS volleyball rummage sale
The Douglas High School volleyball program is holding its 50-Family Rummage Sale on Oct. 19 from 7 a.m.-noon in the high school small gym.
More than 50 families will offer a wide range of items, including an elliptical trainer, kitchen appliances, camping gear, sports and recreation equipment, clothing and furniture. Funds raised will pay for new nets, out-of-town tournament expenses, player uniforms and development clinics.
Anyone who wants to contribute to the rummage sale may drop items off on Oct. 18, at the high school small gym from 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Whittell dedication on Oct. 19
Whittell High School will hold a ceremony to dedicate its football field on Oct. 19.
A 12:30 ceremony will be held to dedicate Gary Lundergreen Athletic Field before Whittell’s homecoming game against Mineral County.
Lundergreen, who passed away at age 78 on July 22, served as the Warriors’ first football coach from 1965 to 1988.
The game is scheduled to kick off at 1 p.m. The Warriors (1-3) travel north today for a game against Dunsmuir, Calif. (6-0).
Adult volleyball sign-ups
Registration has opened for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department’s winter adult volleyball leagues.
Team sign-ups will be accepted on a first-come basis through Nov. 1. The fee is $200 per team until Oct. 28. The fee will be $225 per team if registered after that date.
Leagues include Women’s League on Monday nights, Coed C League on Wednesday and Coed B League on Thursday.
League play will begin the week of Nov. 11 and include a minimum of eight regular season games and a post season tourney.
Games will be played at the Carson Valley Middle School at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m.
Contact the Recreation Department at 782-9828 or visit the web at http://www.dcprsports.com for more information.
Youth officials needed
The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting new officials and referees for its youth sports programs in flag football, volleyball and basketball.
Officials must be 16 or older with a flexible schedule nights and weekends. Previous officiating is preferred but not necessary.
For information, contact the following — youth flag football referees: Mark Waggoner at 775-741-1594, youth basketball referees: Scott Compton at 775-450-6805, and youth volleyball Dan Hannah: at 775-265-1711.
WNC softball benefit
The Western Nevada College softball team is sponsoring a 5K run/walk at 3 p.m. on Nov. 3 at El Charro Avitia Mexican restaurant in Carson City.
A $30 entry fee for adults will include a dinner buffet and a race T-shirt. Children younger than 8 will be permitted to participate for free, while children 8 to 17 can enter for $15.
The run is a fundraiser for the team’s 2014 season.