Schreiber wins Carson Valley Men’s Club event |

Schreiber wins Carson Valley Men’s Club event

Staff Reports

Jeff Schreiber carded a net score of 69 on Sunday to win Flight A at the Carson Valley Men’s Golf Club individual stroke play tournament.

Schreiber won the flight by one shot ahead of Bill Allen, while Jack Sparman shot 73 to take third-place at the Carson Valley Golf Course.

Joe Morrison took first-place in Flight B with his score of 63, while Brent Holderman placed second at 66 and John Pearson third at 67.

Mel Ness won Flight C on a tie-breaker over Jim Arens, both of whom finished at 67. Bob Van Nort finished third at 69.

Closest-to-the-pin winners included Chuck Householder on the first hole and Bill Allen on No. 18.

Olesek wins at Empire Ranch

Fred Olesek emerged as the Flight A winner last Wednesday during Empire Ranch Senior Men’s Golf Club individual stroke tournament play in Carson City.

Olesek shot a net 65 to take first-place in the flight at Empire Ranch Golf Course. John Hauck took second-place on a tie-breaker over Jim Shabi, both at 67. Steve Sharfe also carded a 67 to place fourth and Bill Gibson was one shot behind in fifth-place.

Tom Sawyer captured first-place in Flight B with his 63, while Robey Willis finished second at 65. Rob Corbit finished third with a 68, followed by Chuck Bell at 69 and Richard Torok at 70.

Donnie Curd shot 62 to win Flight C by one stroke over Jim Green. Lee Ghiglieri placed third at 66, while Joe Gibson and Bob Blom finished fourth and fifth with identical scores of 68.

A tie-breaker decided Flight D, where Greg Bentley edged Norm Scoggin for first-place, both with scores of 63, Wes Franklin placed third at 68, Bob Pluth was fourth at 69 and Dan Rodgers fifth at 69.

Closest to the pin winners included Bill Gibson on the White Course fourth hole, John Hauck on White No. 8, Bill Hetherton on Red No. 3 and Tony Grinceri on Red No. 8.

Softball registration open through Friday

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department is taking registration for men’s and coed adult fall softball league teams through Friday.

All games are played at Lampe Park beginning Aug. 10. The cost is $430.

Registration is also being accepted for women’s, coed B and coed C adult fall volleyball leagues through Aug. 7.

Games will be played at the community center gym starting the week of Sept. 21. The cost for registration is $200 through Aug. 7 and $250 from Aug. 8 until the final deadline on Aug. 21.

Registration forms are available at or call the parks and recreation department at 782-5500 for information.

Hunter safety class on Aug. 22

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is hosting its annual fall hunter safety class on Aug. 22 in Minden.

Instruction will be conducted from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, 1038 Buckeye Road. The cost is $5. The Carson Valley Chukar Club will pay for students under 18.

Persons who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate that is valid to purchase a hunting license anywhere in the U.S. and Canada. The course will cover such topics as wilderness survival, gun safety, archery, wildlife habitat and conservation, as well as hunting regulations.

The class is limited to 35 students and preregistration is required. Participants need to bring their lunch.

Completion of a work book prior to the class is mandatory. The work book can be obtained at the sheriff’s office or purchased online.

Kiwanis Golf event on Sept. 19

The second annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament is Sept. 19 at Empire Ranch.

The cost is $75, and there are six divisions. The senior division is open to golfers 55 and over.

There is a long drive in each division and closest to the hole. There will be putting tape and mulligans for sale.

For more information, contact Robey Willis at

Volleyball clinics in August

Dan Hannah is directing the Youth Volleyball Skills Clinics for fifth through eighth graders in August at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.

Sessions wll be held on Aug. 3-6 for fifth and sixth graders from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with a lunch break included. Sessions for seventh and eighth graders are Aug. 10-13 from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Registration is accepted at the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department. Call 782-5500 (ext. 1) for information.

Musselman to appear at Jethro’s

Eric Musselman, the new head men’s basketball coach at the University of Nevada, will be the featured guest speaker for the sixth annual Jethro’s Charity King Crab Feed & Steak Cookout on Aug. 14 in the Gardnerville Ranchos.

This year’s event proceeds will benefit local organizations MEFIYI, Dias Con Cristo Retreat Organization, Welcome All Veterans Everywhere and CC Meneley Elementary School ball fields.

Since the first event in 2009, the event has raised $100,000 for such Carson Valley organizations as Boys and Girls Club of Carson Valley, Austin’s House, Douglas County Community & Senior Center, Douglas High School Leadership Club, Alpine Search and Rescue, Backpack Buddies and other programs.

The event will include a raffle, silent and live auction items.

Call Rhonda Moore 775-230-2135 for sponsorship or information.

Youth sports officials needed

The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department needs youth flag football and basketball officials.

Officials need to be 16 years or older and available to work evenings and weekends. Previous experience is preferred but not necessary.

Training for youth flag football officials starts in August. Officials and referees can earn $15-25 per game.

Call Mark Waggoner at 775-741-1594 or the recreation department at 782-5500 for information.

Flag football sign-ups continue

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department is taking sign-ups for its NFL Flag Football season.

Games are played Saturdays at Stodick Park during a season that extends from Aug. 24 through Nov. 14. The age groups include first-second grade, third-fourth grade, fifth-sixth grade, seventh-eighth grade and high school.

Registration will remain open until rosters are full.

Contact Anthony Davis at or 782-5500 (ext.1) or visit for information.

High Performance Camp Aug. 1-5

Tahoe Sports Entertainment in partnership with MEFIYI is offering the High Performance Hockey and Football Camp Aug. 1-5 at the Tahoe Sports Arena and South Tahoe Middle School.

Children ages 8-18 are welcome to participate in their age and skill level in a cross-over camp designed to give athletes from any sport an opportunity to improve their speed, agility, hand-eye coordination and athletic performance.

Guest instructors include retired NFL players Mike Sherrard (New York Giants), Bryan Armstrong (Denver Broncos) as well as New York Jets and MEFIYI President JoJo Townsell. Miami of Ohio hockey player Michael Findroff will provide specific hockey training on the ice.

The cost for football-only skill training is $325. Football and hockey combined training is $500. Registration includes a complimentary T-shirt. Call 530-544-7465 for information.

Signups set for WNC fundraiser

More than 150 golfers are expected to compete in the 16th annual Western Nevada College Golf Classic at Silver Oak Golf Course on Sept. 18 in Carson City.

Proceeds from the event, hosted by the WNC Foundation, will benefit academic programs at the school. The funds are earmarked for Jump Start College and Applied Industrial Technology programs.

Registration and sponsorships will be accepted until Sept. 8. The cost is $125 per person and $475 for a team. A business sponsorship and team entry is $700.

Call 445-3239 for information.