Pop Warner sign-ups to begin
April 6, 2017
Douglas Pop Warner football will begin accepting sign-ups for its fall season Saturday at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.
Registration will be taken from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with discounted registration fees for football players and cheerleaders available on this date only.
The fees will be $160 for football ($180 after Saturday) and $120 for cheerleaders ($140 afterward). Cheer uniforms can be purchased for approximately $250 in addition to the registration fee. No discounts are available for additional family members.
A parent or guardian must accompany an athlete at the time of registration.
When registering, a certified state-issued birth certificate is required. Age as if July 31 and the current weight are used to determine which division a football player participates. Weight limits do not apply to cheerleaders.
Additional registration dates include April 26 and May 10 from 5-7 p.m. at the community & senior center.
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Contact Jim Valentine, president of Douglas Pop Warner, at 781-3704 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Boys lacrosse meeting Saturday
An informational meeting for anyone interested in becoming involved with a Douglas boys lacrosse team will be held on Saturday morning at Gardnerville Elementary School.
The meeting is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. on the field behind the main school building. The meeting will be held prior to the Douglas girls lacrosse team plays its High Sierra Lacrosse League contest at 10 a.m. against Reno.
Laurie Smith is working to organize a team for high school and middle school boys. Players and coaches are needed. Email Douglaslaxnv2@gmail.com for more information about the meeting or the team.
Kids' Fishing Derby registration to continue
Registration has begun for the 28th annual Kids' Fishing Derby on June 3-4 at Lampe Park.
The derby, which is held for children 3-12 years of age, is now taking registration on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Walgreen's parking lot and will continue at the same time and location through April and May.
Registration is also available at Accolades Trophies during regular business hours.
Both locations also register derby volunteers and will also sell raffle tickets to help pay for fish, prizes, tackle and bait for the kids. The grand prizes for the raffle this year are a Mad Dog scooter, a kids quad and a $300 gift card from Sportsman's Warehouse.
Registration forms for mail in will also be available at the Douglas County Parks and Recreation desk in the community center.
Email KFDvolunteers@aol.com to obtain a registration form.
Hunter safety class to be held on Saturday
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will host its final spring hunter safety class on Saturday.
The class will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and is limited to 35 students. Pre-registration is required. Visit NDOW.org or call the sheriff's administration office at 782-9900 for information.
Completion of a workbook is mandatory prior to the class. The workbook can be obtained at the sheriff's office or purchased online.
The cost is $5; registration fees for students under 18 are paid for by the Carson Valley Chukar Club. The class is certified and anyone who passes receives a certificate valid anywhere in the U.S. and Canada.
The course covers such topics as wilderness survival, gun safety, wildlife habitat and conservation, archery and hunting regulations.
Molly Awards applications due
Monday is the deadline for submitting applications from student-athletes for the Me-for-Incredible-Youth, Inc. (MEFIYI) Molly Awards.
The 13th annual Molly Youth Awards Banquet will be held on May 1 at the Carson Valley Inn. The event is named after former Douglas High School student-athlete Molly Lahlum.
Applicants eligible for this recognition must be Douglas County students between 9 and 18.
Student-athletes must qualify in each of following areas: academic excellence, athletic participation and community service.
Three $1,000 college scholarships will be awarded to seniors. Forty student-athletes will be selected for MEFIYI's 2017 class.
Nomination forms are at http://www.mefiyi.org and click the Molly Awards link.
Email email@example.com or call 781-5954 for information.
WNC women's soccer wins
Western Nevada's club soccer team posted a 4-2 win over Sacramento State to move into third place in the NorCal Division of the West Coast Soccer Association.
Former Dayton High star Maribel Ledezma scored twice while Sarah Hernandez added a goal and an assist. Mavil Diaz scored the final WNC goal in the 76th minute.
The Wildcats host UC Davis Saturday at 2 p.m. at Harvey Field on the WNC campus in Carson City.
Douglas alumni golf tournament on June 16
The Douglas High School football program will host its sixth annual alumni golf tournament June 16 at the Carson Valley Golf Course.
The Friday tournament starts at 9 a.m. with a post-tournament luncheon to follow at the Carson Valley Country Club.
The cost is $100 per person for those who register before May 1 ($125 afterward) or $400 for a foursome.
Hole sponsorships are also available for $100.
Contact Douglas High football coach Ernie Monfiletto at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Booster golf tourney May 6-7 at Edgewood
Registration for the annual Booster Club Golf Tournament at Edgewood is open.
The tourney takes place May 6-7.
The event benefits Whittell and South Tahoe high schools.
Contact Kevin Kjer at 775-588-6354 or email KJKjer@aol.com for more information about the tournament.
Special day set at Cabela's
Anyone who is looking for fun family activities for free on Easter Sunday, Cabela's in Reno will host a series of free events from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 16.
Among the activities are an inflatable archery range, guppy races, backyard bass casting activity, fudge decorating and a self-guided scavenger hunt in the store.
Call 829-4128 for information.