March 25, 2017
Team Douglas produced eight individual medalists and a fifth-place overall finish last Saturday at the Tah-Neva League Wrestling Championships in Lovelock.
The individual silver medal winners at Pershing County High School were Romaine Smokey in the seventh grade 90-pound weight class, Stephen Baugh in the seventh grade 100-pound division, Gabe Foster in the seventh grade 160-pound division and Dominic Jackson in the eighth grade 95-pound division.
Four other Douglas wrestlers placed fourth: Talin Goheen in the seventh grade 115-pound class, Caleb Lewis in the seventh grade 145-pound division, Treyton Ryan in the eighth grade 95-pound division and Yahir Pinea in the eighth grade 175-pound division.
Kids' Fishing Derby registration to begin
Registration is about to open up for the 28th annual Kids' Fishing Derby on June 3-4 at Lampe Park.
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The derby, which is held for children 3-12 years of age, will begin taking registration on Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Walgreen's parking lot and will continue each Saturday at the same time and location leading up to the derby.
Registration will also be available at Accolades Trophies starting on Saturday. Registration will be taken 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 the Sportsman's Warehouse.
Registration forms for mail in will also be available at the Douglas County Parks and Recreation desk in the community center.
Registration forms can also be obtained by email at KFDvolunteers@aol.com.
Final hunter safety class to be held on April 8
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will host its final spring hunter safety class on April 8.
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.
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 event 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 coach Ernie Monfiletto at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Douglas wrestling clinic set for April
The Douglas High School wrestling team will host a clinic four weeks in April for youngsters ages 5-16.
The clinic will be Monday and Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. in the school's small gym. The cost is $125.
Instruction in basic fundamentals will be offered in a variety of areas, including stance and motion, single leg and double leg moves, Half Nelson, pinning combinations, escapes and switches, situational wrestling, and in the final session, full matches will be held.
Call coach Jake Fair at 775-790-1390 for information.
Molly Awards applications are due by April 10
April 10 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. A completed nomination form must be postmarked by mail or emailed no later than April 10.
Nomination forms are at http://www.mefiyi.org and click the Molly Awards link.
Email email@example.com or call 781-5954 for information.
Genoa Lakes Ladies' Golf Club season to open
The Genoa Lakes Ladies' Golf Club will kick off its 2017 season on April 4. Women golfers age 18 and older are invited to join in for a season of weekly tournaments offered for members on Tuesday mornings at one of the Genoa Lakes courses from April through mid-October.
Dues are $145 per year and cover GHIN handicap dues, three complimentary luncheons, a hole-in-one fund and awards.
Members with an established GHIN handicap are eligible to participate in Northern Nevada Women's Golf Association's High Sierra Team Play for an additional $5 per year.
Contact president Mary Zimmerman at 435-655-5267 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information or a membership application.
Booster golf tourney 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.