Sports Digest for Aug. 2 |

Sports Digest for Aug. 2

Staff Reports

Youth football officials are being sought for fall Pop Warner and SYFL games. No experience required, but prefer people with a football background. Season starts soon, call Chris Whitbeck at 846-0822 or for more information.

Carson Valley Clays hosts French Open Shoot

The annual French Open Shoot is Saturday at Carson Valley Clays.

Sign-in starts at 8 a.m. with shooting starting at 9 a.m. The entry fee of $55 includes 100 rounds of sporting clays with Lewis Class scoring system, lunch and two raffle tickets, one for the general raffle and the other for the shooters-only jacket raffle. Prizes will be awarded for classes A through E and High Lady. Preregister by emailing

Adult volleyball registration through Aug. 23

The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is taking registration for its fall adult volleyball leagues through Aug. 23.

Registration is on a first come basis and the fee is $200 per team until Aug. 16 ($225 after that date). The leagues being offered include Women’s League (6-on-6) on Monday nights; Open “A” (4-on-4) on Tuesday nights, Coed “C” (6-on-6) on Wednesday nights and Coed “B” (6-on-6) on Thursday nights.

The leagues are scheduled to begin playing the week of Sept. 3 and include a minimum of eight regular season games and a post season single elimination tournament. Games will be played at the Carson Valley Middle School starting each night at 7 p.m.

Contact the recreation department at 782-9828 or visit the website for information.

Tiger football fundraiser

Members of the Douglas Tiger freshman, JV and varsity football squads will be going door-to-door over the coming weeks offering Tiger discount cards for a $10 donation. The sale is the annual fundraiser for the Tiger football program, said Coach Ernie Monfiletto. For more information, email Monfiletto at

Youth flag football league

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department is accepting registration for the NFL Youth Flag Football League until team rosters are full.

The league helps teach boys and girls the fundamentals of football, good sportsmanship and teamwork in a non-contact fashion.

Since every player is eligible to receive or carry the ball, any player on a team could score on any play.

Players receive a reversible NFL Flag jersey, mouthpiece and individual award.

All games will be played on Saturdays at Stodick Park.

Participants will be divided into four age groups: 5-6 coed, 7-8 coed, 9-11 coed and 12-14 coed.

Players must be at least 6 and not 15 by Sept. 1.

Volunteer coaches are also needed for the league. Referees, ages 16 and older, are being sought as well.

Coaches will randomly choose teams through a draft system. For more information, visit or contact Anthony Davis or or 782-9828.

Tennis team practice

Optional practices for the Douglas High School boys tennis team will be 10-11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Douglas High School until the beginning of school. Tryouts for the tennis team are 4-6 p.m. Aug. 19-21. For more information, contact Coach Rod Smith at

Fall adult softball

Registration for the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department Fall Softball League is open.

Cost is $430 per team. Registration ends today and games begin Aug. 13.

All games will be played at Lampe Park between 6:30 and 9 p.m. Players must be 18 years or older to participate.

Leagues offered at Men’s Open (Tuesdays) and Coed Open (Wednesdays). For more information, visit or call 782-9828.

MEFIYI Summer Tennis

MEFIYI will offer private tennis lessons for all ages throughout the summer. Lessons will be at the Genoa Lakes Golf Club and the Douglas High School tennis courts.

For more information, or to schedule a time that works best, e-mail JoJo Townsell at

Officials needed

The Northern Nevada Football Officials Association is in need of officials for the 2013 season.

For more information on how to get involved, visit