WNC, Reno 1868 FC to play on Tuesday
September 24, 2017
Two soccer teams founded at nearly the same time will square off in a "friendly" exhibition match against Reno 1868 FC on Tuesday in Reno.
The Western Nevada College Soccer Club will have the opportunity to play Reno's professional team starting at 11 a.m. at Greater Nevada Field.
Reno 1868 clinched a United Soccer League playoff berth Wednesday with its 3-0 win over OKC Energy FC.
Gates will open at 9:30 a.m. Admission is free. The match is being presented by Greater Nevada Credit Union.
China Spring golf tournament on Oct. 2
China Spring Youth Camp will host its Valley Sandbagger Golf Tournament on Oct. 2, at the Genoa Lakes Golf Club.
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An 11 a.m. shotgun start on the Lakes Course is scheduled for the four-person scramble.
Among the highlights is a $10,000 hole-in-one prize, courtesy of the Carson Valley Inn. The closest-to-the-pin prize is two days of golf for two players at Genoa Lakes.
The $100 cost includes fees, cart, range balls and a barbecue lunch. 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.
WAVE Fishing Derby fundraiser to
be held on Saturday at Topaz Lake
Welcome All Veterans Everywhere (WAVE) will host its Fishing Derby Saturday 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 also will be available.
Prizes will be awarded for catches on Sept. 30 and will be limited to one prize per entry. A fishing license will be required.
Kokanee Trail Runs set for Oct. 8
The Tahoe Mountain Milers Running Club will host its annual Kokanee Trail Runs on Oct. 8 at the sno-park near South Lake Tahoe.
A lineup of races starts with a half-marathon at 7 a.m. from the sno-park, off Highway 89 north of U.S. 50 past Camp Richardson. The Tadpole Trot will start at 8 a.m., followed by the 5K and 10K races at 8:30 a.m. Walkers are welcome for the 5K and 10K.
Race day registration for each of the races will open at 6 a.m. Registration also is available the day before during the Oktoberfest festivities at Camp Richardson. Visit tahoemtnmilers.org for online registration.
The half-marathon course will give participants views of Lake Tahoe and Fallen Leaf Lake.
The cost is $60 for the half marathon, $50 for the 5K and 10K and $20 for the Tadpole Trot. An extra $5 will be charged on-site registration will cost an extra $5.
Awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age and gender division. Children in the short race receive a finisher bag containing their award and refreshments.
College Showcase coming on 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 information.