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Prause wins men’s club match play final

Staff Reports

Marc Prause prevailed over Marc Menezes, 8 and 6, to win the Carson Valley Golf Club Men’s Club championship flight Sunday at the Carson Valley Golf Course.

The match play tournament was held during July, August and September. The first matches were held on July 31.

In Flight A, Neil Motley beat Fred Coon 2-up. John Pearson took Flight B with a 4 and 3 win over Jack Zippwald. Paul Lockwood took Flight C with a 4 and 3 win over John Carey.

Palmer Recognition Day Sept. 24

The Carson Valley Swim Center will host “Krysta Palmer Recognition Day” on Sept. 24 from 3-6 p.m.

Palmer, a 2010 Douglas High School graduate who went on to become two-time Mountain West Conference Diver of the Year and competed at the U.S. Olympic Trials this summer, will share her story during the Saturday event and put on a diving exhibition as part of an event that is free to the public. She will also provide coaching to young participants.

Punt Pass & Kick event Sept. 24

The annual Carson Valley NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition for boys and girls 6-15 years of age on Sept. 24 at Stodick Park.

Skills in punting, passing and place kicking will be tested in five age groups starting at 9 a.m.

There is no charge to participate in an event hosted by the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department and sponsored by the National Football League.

Age group winners will advance to compete at sectional level.

Pancreatic golf Saturday

Skills in golf, distance running and power lifting will be tested by participants at the third annual Carson City Kiwanis Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day Saturday at Empire Ranch Golf Course in Carson City.

A bench press contest — hosted by Fitness For 10 and billed as the Carson City Bench Press Championships — will be held from 7-9 a.m. KAIA Fit and the Tahoe Mountain Milers will co-host a 5K/10K run and walk at 8 a.m. The four-man scramble golf tournament starts at 9 a.m.

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will receive 75 percent of proceeds and 25 percent will benefit the Carson City Kiwanis scholarship fund.

Contact Robey Willis at or Steve Lyon at 775-224-5798 for information.

Genoa Lakes to host night event

The Genoa Lakes Ranch course is hosting a Glow Golf Tournament the evening of Oct. 1.

The cost is $50 for non-members, $30 for members and $40 for social members. The cost includes golf, cart, range balls, buy-in for the game, glow balls and glow necklaces,

The event gets under way with food at 6 p.m., followed by the shotgun start of the nine-hole shotgun at around 7:30 p.m. Bring flashlights and headlamps. There’s a prize for the best decorated golf cart. The course will be all par-3s. The winners get a round of golf for four at Hidden Valley Country Club.

For more information, call 782-7700.