Sierra Lutheran summer camps next week |

Sierra Lutheran summer camps next week

Staff Reports

Sierra Lutheran High School coaches Alan Reed and Michael Nelson are directing the Falcon basketball camp on Monday through Friday for boys and girls who are entering into fifth through eighth grades.

Morning sessions will be held from 9 a.m.-noon each day. The coast is $125. Reed is Sierra Lutheran’s varsity boys basketball coach and Nelson is head coach of the Falcons’ girls program.

Also on Monday through Friday, evening sessions will be conducted during the Falcon Volleyball Camp fifth through eighth graders.

Sessions will be held from 5-8 p.m. The cost is $125. Sierra Lutheran coach Tiffany Patrick will direct instruction.

Visit the school’s website at or call 267-1921 for information regarding the camps. Sierra Lutheran is located at 3601 Romans Rd.

Seniors play at Dayton Valley

Ray McPartlin, Mark Wilson, Mike Logue and Mike Rogers combined to win Flight A last Wednesday during a Empire Ranch Senior Men’s Golf Club four-man team scramble in Dayton.

The winning team carded a net score of 45 to win by two shots at Dayton Valley Golf and Country Club. Bill Hetherton, Dale Guy, Rod Corbit and Tim Morsani finished second at 47, while Carl Slate, Bob Pitcock, Fred Blackburn and Bill Hammons shot 48 to place third. Adam Huber, Tony Grinceri, George Flamer and Fred Olesek shot 49 to place fourth.

In Flight B, the foursome of John Masiello, Nick Paul, Jim Green and John Lewis carded a 46 to secure first-place on a tie-breaker. Donnie Curd, Don Wilson, Greg Bentley and Al Giannotti took second-place, also at 46.

Bill Milligan, Ivan Lepire, Maurice Dias and Jack Mederios were in third-place with their score of 47. Steve Isaacson, Skip Yokota, Dennis Small and Art Skipworth placed foureth at 47.

Closest-to-the-pin winners included Rich Torok on the fourth hole, Nick Paul on Nos. 6 and 13, and Tony Grinceri on No. 16.

Bighorns to host basketball camp

The NBA Development League Reno Bighorns’ inaugural youth summer basketball camp is being held Monday through Thursday for students from third grade through high school at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.

The camp, which will be held from 9 a.m. to noon each day, is designed for girls and boys of all skill levels. The cost is $100 and maximum number of students allowed will be 100.

Bighorns head coach, Dave Arseneault, will lead the camp along with his assistant coaches.

Registration form and waiver must be turned in with payment. To register, contact the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department, visit or call 775-782-5500.

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.

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 additional event information.

Softball registration open

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department is taking registration for men’s and coed adult fall softball league teams through July 31.

Regular season play will include an eight-game schedule for all teams and a single elimination tournament for the top eight teams. Tournament champions will receive a team trophy and championship T-shirts. Second-place team plaques will also be presented.

All games are played a Lampe Park — game times are 6:30, 7:45 and 9 p.m. — beginning the week of Aug. 10.

The cost is $380 through July 24 and $430 from July 25 until the final deadline on July 31.

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

The regular season includes an eight-game schedule for all teams and a single elimination tournament. Tournament champions will receive a team gift Jethro’s gift certificate and championship T-shirts. Second-place finishers will be presented with a Jethro’s gift certificate.

All games are played at the community center gym — game times will be 6:45, 7:45 and 8:45 p.m. — 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 online and information is available by calling the parks and recreation department at 782-5500.

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.

Youth sports officials needed

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

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 will begin 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.

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.