Martinez wins men’s club event |

Martinez wins men’s club event

Staff Reports

Augie Martinez won Flight A during Carson Valley Men’s Golf Club play on Sunday.

Martinez shot a net 61 in an individual stroke play tournament at the Carson Valley Golf Course that featured a 17-hole format (a player’s worst hole score was discarded). Jack Sparman shot 65 for second-place and Neil Notley 66 for third-place.

Brick Ludington carded a 63 to win Flight B by two shots over Roger Hala. Garry Sparks was third at 71.

In Flight C, Gary Carsten took first-place with his 61, ahead of Brent Holderman at 63 and Jack Zippwald at 65.

Closest-to-the-pin winners were Carstens on the first hole and Marc Menezes on No. 18.

China Spring golf tourney Monday

A $10,000 hole-in-one prize will be featured Monday when China Spring Youth Camp hosts its Valley Sandbagger Golf Tournament at the Genoa Lakes Golf Club.

The hole-in-one prize money is being offered courtesy of the Carson Valley Inn. The closest-to-the-pin prize is two days of golf for two players at Genoa Lakes.

An 11 a.m. shotgun start on the Lakes Course is scheduled for the four-person scramble. The $100 cost includes fees, cart, range balls and a barbecue lunch. Tee prizes will be given away and mulligans will be available.

Contact Tiffany Dubois at or 265-5350, ext. 121, for information.

Oktoberfest tourney at Carson Valley

The annual Oktoberfest golf event is set for Oct. 17 with a 10 a.m. shotgun start at Carson Valley Golf Course.

The scramble event costs $40. For season pass holders it’s the usual fee plus $15.

Call 265-3181 for information.

WAVE Fishing Derby Saturday at Topaz Lake

Welcome All Veterans Everywhere (WAVE) will host its Fishing Derby Saturday 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 also will be available.

Prizes will be awarded for catches on Sept. 30 and will be limited to one prize per entry. A fishing license will be required.

Kokanee Trail Runs set for Oct. 8

The Tahoe Mountain Milers Running Club will host its annual Kokanee Trail Runs on Oct. 8 at the sno-park near South Lake Tahoe.

A lineup of races starts with a half-marathon at 7 a.m. from the sno-park, off Highway 89 north of U.S. 50 past Camp Richardson. The Tadpole Trot will start at 8 a.m., followed by the 5K and 10K races at 8:30 a.m. Walkers are welcome for the 5K and 10K.

Race day registration for each of the races will open at 6 a.m. Registration also is available the day before during the Oktoberfest festivities at Camp Richardson. Visit for online registration.

The half-marathon course will give participants views of Lake Tahoe and Fallen Leaf Lake.

The cost is $60 for the half marathon, $50 for the 5K and 10K and $20 for the Tadpole Trot. An extra $5 will be charged on-site registration will cost an extra $5.

Awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age and gender division.

Visit or email race director Ken Kasterko at for more information.

College Showcase coming on Oct. 14-15

The College Exposure Showcase is coming to Carson City on Oct. 14-15 at the MAC Center.

Seven college coaches — two from William Jessup and one each from Folsom Lake College (community college), Columbia College, South Puget Sound Community College, Ray Navarro, Yakima Valley Community College and Osa Esene from Blue Mountain CC — will be in attendance during the two days. William Jessup is an NAIA school located in Rocklin, Calif.

The cost is $195 before Oct. 1 and $245 after.

Drills and fundamentals plus games are on the schedule for both days.

Contact Brant Minor at or go to for information.