Tiger High Intensity Basketball Camp set for June 7-9
May 20, 2016
The Tiger High Intensity Basketball Camp will be held on June 7-9 at Douglas High School.
Open to girls and boys who are currently enrolled in first through six grades, the camp is hosted by the Douglas basketball programs. Instruction, which is scheduled from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day, focuses on such aspects as ball handling, passing, footwork, defense, and rebounding, as well as shooting.
The cost is $110 if submitted online — http://www.douglastigerbball.com/ — and $125 at the door or submitted by mail. Additional sibling from the same family are $100 each ($90 if registered online).
Douglas coaches David Pfaffenberger, Corey Thacker and Werner Christen are camp directors. The instructors include Phil Emm, Brian Mello and Rosie Contri.
Participants are asked to bring their own lunch, as well as proper basketball shoes and gym shorts.
Carson Valley Days basketball June 11
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The Carson Valley Days 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament is being held June 11, hosted by the Douglas County Community Center and MEFIYI Foundation.
A fun competition for basketball enthusiasts from ages 8 to 40-and-over, the tournament serves as an additional family attraction during Carson Valley Days. Play is scheduled to begin after the Carson Valley Days Parade.
Boys and girls divisions include ages 8-12, 13-15, 16-18, under 40, as well as 40-and-over. Players are invited to play in two or more divisions.
Call 782-5500, ext. 1, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more information.
Tigers football ending sale today
Douglas High football members are now selling community discount cards as part of the program's annual fundraising drive.
Freshman, junior varsity and varsity players will be out through today selling Tiger Discount Cards that offer shopping opportunities at various businesses in the community.
Coach Ernie Monfiletto explained that proceeds from the sale of cards help to fund the purchase of supplies, equipment, uniforms, camps and upgrades to the facility, including a new press box at the Big George Athletic Complex.
Pillsbury, Morris tie at Carson Valley
Jeff Schreiber collected four skins while Matthew Cox had three skins to lead Group A Sunday during the weekly Carson Valley Men's Golf Club tournament.
Jim Pillsbury and David Morris picked up two skins each out of the top group during play at the Carson Valley Golf Course.
In Group B, Bruce Sanford had five skins while Gerry Bing had three.
Ken Smitreski and Schreiber were closest-to-the-hole winners.
Fred Alexander Memorial Golf Clinic to be held Sunday in Carson City
Youngsters will have the chance to learn golf for free Sunday when the 24th annual Fred Alexander Memorial Family Golf Clinic is held at Eagle Valley Golf Course in Carson City.
The clinic is for children ages 6-17 with individual lessons from more than 40 Northern California PGA Sierra Nevada Chapter professionals and apprentices.
Registration opens at 10:30 a.m., and the clinic is from 11:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Another feature will be an appearance by trick shot artist Peter Longo.
Participants will receive prizes, a snack, a T-shirt while supplies last, a backpack and a golf club while quantities last.
Registration is available online at http://www.alexandergolfclinic.com, and must be filed by Saturday at 3 p.m. Applications can also be faxed to 800-335-7716 with the same deadline.
Wolf Pack to host baseball camps
The University of Nevada baseball coaching staff has announced two summer camps at Peccole Park.
Nevada will host the Junior Wolf Pack Baseball Academy All-Star camp and a Prospect Elite Showcase. The five-day all-star camp has six sessions — June 13-17, June 20-24, July 11-15, July 18-22, Aug. 1-5 and Aug. 8-12. The camp is open to boys between the ages of 5 and 13. Sessions are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The cost is $300. The showcase is open to all high school players and is being held July 30-31. The cost is $350.
Visit http://www.nevadawolfpack.com/camps/unv-camps for more information.
Silver Oak offers Women's Golf Social
Silver Oak Golf Course in Carson City is starting its Friday Women's Golf Social twilight play today.
Players of all levels are invited to participate in the Silver Oak Friday Social, which includes nine holes of golf, range balls and a refreshment for $20 through September 30.
Check-in times are 4:30-5:30 p.m. and tee times are 5-5:30. Call 775-841-7000, ext. 2 or visit http://www.silveroakgolf.com for more information.
Alumni golf on June 24
The Douglas High School football program is hosting its fifth annual Alumni Golf Tournament on June 24 (a Friday) at the Carson Valley Golf Course.
The cost to play is now $125. Hole sponsorships are also available for $100 per hole.
The tournament will start at 9 a.m. with a post-tournament luncheon at the Carson Valley Country Club. All participants will receive a complimentary gift.
Proceeds will go toward award scholarships to graduating seniors, as well as improvements to Douglas football.
The Douglas Tigers are scheduled to kick off their regular season on Aug. 26 with a game against McQueen in Reno.