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Pop Warner Tigers play on Sunday in San Jose

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The Douglas Tigers Pop Warner junior pee division football team is 11-0 and looking for one more win Sunday when the Best of the West Championships are held in San Jose, Calif.

Douglas will be playing the Santa Cruz Sea Lions at Andrew High School. The Pacific Northwest Region junior pee wee champion Tigers had their scheduled game changed after the Arizona state champion decided not to travel to Northern California, according the coach Jon Grisell.

“This Santa Cruz team was the runner-up in their region and they’re pretty good,” Grisell said. “They got hot in the playoffs and beat two good teams, so we’re expecting a tough game, especially down there close to their home.”



The Tigers defeated the Bay Cities Bulldogs 43-0 to win their region title on Nov. 22 in Reno. Even snow in Carson Valley earlier this week has done nothing to dampen their motivation, Grisell noted.

“This is a good group of kids and they’re ready to go,” he said on Thursday. “We practiced in the gym the last two nights and they were fired up. We had to hold them back.”



soccer club tryouts saturday

Carson Valley Soccer Club tryouts will continue with a second session on Saturday at Carson Valley Middle School.

Tryouts are being held for the club’s teams that will play during the spring 2015 season.

The first tryout session was held on Nov. 22.

The boys U16 team tryouts will be conducted from 9-11 a.m. Tryouts for the boys U11 and U14 teams, plus the girls U10, U11, U12 and U16 teams will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Contact Brady Jens at bradyjens@yahoo.com for information.

Ski club sign-ups Wednesday

The Douglas County Ski Club will hold sign-ups on Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Carson Valley United Methodist Church.

Fees for the program include $170 for 8-12 year olds ($230 with four lessons) and $265 for 13-18 year olds ($325 with four lessons). The fees include bus transportation for students.

Call Robert Pumphrey at 782-3543 for information on the Saturday program and Pat Clark (775) 721-8623 or Jim Simpson at (775) 450-9077 for information about the Sunday program.

MEFIYI Sports bash set for Dec. 29-31

Me-for-Incredible-Youth, Inc. (MEFIYI) will host its Winter Break Sports Bash all-day sports camps for girls and boys ages 6-16 on Dec. 29-31 at the new Douglas County Community and Senior Center.

Instruction in basketball, volleyball and speed-track will be available on each of the three days.

The basketball camp sessions will be held from 10 a.m.-noon, the volleyball camp sessions from 1-3 p.m. and speed-track camp sessions from 1-3 p.m.

JoJo Townsell and Suzi Townsell are directing the camps. Guest instructors will include Douglas High School coaches and student-athletes.

Call 782-9828 or email jojotownsell83@gmail.com for information.

lacrosse group seeks new officials

The Northern Nevada Lacrosse Officials Association is looking for members for the coming season.

The first meeting is Dec. 18 at the Tamarack Junction Casino and Restaurant, 13101 S Virginia St. in Reno.

The Northern Nevada Lacrosse Officials Association was founded in 2011 with the mission to support the growth of lacrosse in Northern Nevada.

The group officiates girls and boys high school games in the spring as well as youth lacrosse.

The association’s annual dues are $30.

E-mail Brian Dziminski, the association secretary, at bkd0215@hotmail.com for more information.