WAVE Fishing Derby at Topaz Lake on Sept. 30
August 30, 2017
Welcome All Veterans Everywhere (WAVE) will host its Fishing Derby on Sept. 30 at Topaz Lake.
The event will be held from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. as a fundraiser for WAVE's program to assist veterans.
The entry fee is $50. Prizes for tagged fish include $2,500 for a gold tag, $1,000 for silver and $500 for bronze. Fifty other prizes worth at least $50 will also be available.
Prizes will only be awarded for catches on the day of the event and will be limited to one prize per entry.
A fishing license will be required to participate in the derby.
Welton wins Empire Ranch Senior Men's Club title
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Tom Welton emerged as the Empire Ranch Senior Men's Golf Club championship tournament winner last Wednesday in Carson City.
Welton carded a 36-hole score of 153 to win the overall low gross championship during a tournament that started on Aug. 16 at on the Eagle Valley Golf Course West Course. The second round on Sunday was held on Eagle Valley's East Course.
Juan Lopez was two shots behind in second-place with a score of 155.
Welton also finished as the Flight A low net winner with a 132. Fred Olesek finished as the Flight A runner-up at 135.
Mike Vadnais took the Flight B low gross championship with his 172.
John Sulivan finished as the Flight B low net winner at 131, four shots ahead of John Perdomo.
In Flight C, Bill Bowers was the low gross champion at 184.
Joe Gibson was the flight's low net winner at 133, one shot ahead of Moe Dias.
Closest-to-the-pin winners for Aug. 16 on the West Course were Dennis Joseph on the fifth hole, Rich Torok on No. 7, Lopez on No. 13 and John Tierney on No. 17.
Aug. 23 winners on the East Course included Greg Stikes on No. 4, Welton on No. 8, Mike Vadnais on No. 12 and Hank Teague on No. 17.
Elks Soccer Shoot to be held on Sept. 9 at Lampe Park
The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department will host the Tahoe Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 Soccer Shoot on Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lampe Park.
There is no cost to participate. Registration will take place on the site the day of the event.
The event is an accuracy and distance skills competition open to all youth within and outside of Douglas County.
Medals will be awarded for first, second and third place.
Call 782-9829 for more information.
China Spring to host golf tournament on Oct. 2
China Spring Youth Camp will host its Valley Sandbagger Golf Tournament on Monday, Oct. 2, at the Genoa Lakes Golf Club.
An 11 a.m. shotgun start on the Lakes Course is scheduled for the four-person scramble format tournament.
Among the top highlights is a $10,000 hole-in-one prize that has been put up courtesy of the Carson Valley Inn.
The closest-to-the-pin prize will be two days of golf for two players at Genoa Lakes Golf Club.
This event benefits China Spring and programming that is not supported by its general budget.
The $100 cost includes fees, cart, range balls and a barbecue lunch. Complementary tee prizes will be given away and mulligans will be available.
Contact Tiffany Dubois at firstname.lastname@example.org or 265-5350, ext. 121, for information.
Volleyball after-school program begins at community center
An after-school volleyball playing program began on Monday at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.
The program is directed by Dan Hannah and will focus on students in seventh through 10th grades on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 2:30-5 p.m. Teams will be formed and rotated to ensure fun competitive play as well as minimal sitting time.
The cost is $25 per week or $10 for daily drop-in participation. Call the community center at 782-5500, ext. 1 to register or for more information. Drop-in players will need a signed release form on file.
Carson pancreatic cancer fundraiser on Sept. 16
Three sports — golf, running and power lifting — will be featured on Sept. 16 when the Carson City Kiwanis Club presents its fourth annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament at Silver Oak Golf Course in Carson City.
The golf tournament is a four-person scramble starts at 9 a.m. A 5K fun run starts at 8 a.m. and the Carson City Bench Press Championships at 7 a.m.
The golf tournament fee is $90 per player, which includes range balls as well as lunch and prizes. Lunch tickets for guests can be purchased for $10.
Hole sponsorships are available for $100.
The 5K fee is $30 and $10 for the kids half-mile 12-and-under fun run. The bench press fee is $10 for three lifts.
Proceeds benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network as well as the Carson City Kiwanis scholarship fund.
Contact Robey Willis at email@example.com for information.
College Showcase coming to Carson City Oct. 14-15
The College Exposure Showcase is coming to Carson City on Oct. 14-15 at the MAC Center.
Seven college coaches — two from William Jessup and one each from Folsom Lake College (community college), Columbia College, South Puget Sound Community College, Ray Navarro, Yakima Valley Community College and Osa Esene from Blue Mountain CC — will be in attendance during the two days. William Jessup is an NAIA school located in Rocklin, Calif.
The cost is $195 before Oct. 1 and $245 after.
Drills and fundamentals plus games are on the schedule for both days.
Contact Brant Minor at CoachMinor3@gmail.com or go to MaxHoops.com for more information.