U.S. Olympic Boxing Trials set to open Monday in Reno
The U.S. Boxing Trials for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil are scheduled next week at the Silver Legacy Grand Exposition Hall and the Reno Events Center.
The Trials, which will be free to the public, will have two sessions daily (1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.) at Silver Legacy Monday through Thursday.
The finals are Dec. 11-12 at the REC. General admission is $15 and ringside is $25.
Olympic boxing contenders also visited Northern Nevada in 1976 when the Western Region Trials were hosted by Stewart Indian School in Carson City.
‘Chasing Shadows’ tonight at Harrah’s
The Lake Tahoe South Shore premier of Warren Miller’s 66th snowsports film, “Chasing Shadows,” will be tonight and Saturday at Stateline.
Showtime is 7:30 p.m. both nights at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe.
The premier is being held as part of Heavenly Resorts Winter Ignite Kickoff.
Season passes at CVGC
Season passes for Carson Valley Golf Course go on sale Dec. 15.
For single walkers, the cost is $950 and $1,450 with a cart. For a couple, the cost is $1,600 and with a cart it’s $2,425. The cost for a junior walker is $99.
For more information, call 265-3181.
Adult flag football sign-ups continue
Early registration for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department’s adult flag football league will continue through Dec. 18.
The registration fee is $530 per team.
Games will be played at Ranchos Aspen Park. The season will include 10 games and a single elimination tournament.
Information can be found a http://www.dcprsports.com or call 782-5500, ext 1.
Youth basketball coaches still needed
The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is still accepting sign-ups from players and coaches for its winter youth basketball program.
A boys league is offered for players in third through 12 grades and a coed league for third through 12th graders. Leagues will be organized for third-fourth grades, fifth-sixth grades, seventh-eighth grades and high school coed.
The season is scheduled to begin in January and continue until March with games at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.
Players will be assigned to teams through a draft system. The cost is $90.
Volunteer coaches are also needed for both leagues. Applicants are required to submit an application and background check packet by Nov. 30.
For information, visit http://www.dcprsports.com or call 782-5500, ext. 1.
Yerington stars honored
Senior Kassidy Lommori was named the Division III State Player of the Year and her coach, Debbie Rife, was named Coach of the Year recently.
Setter Ashley Rife was named first-team all-state.
Lommori was Co-Player of the Year in Northern Division III along with Incline’s Kira Porter.
Rife was a first-team selection.
Yerington’s Deseree Landa and Rachel Dane were second-team picks and Jordan Bobrick was an honorable mention selection for the Lions.