Sports Digest: Dribble camp ends Saturday |

Sports Digest: Dribble camp ends Saturday

Staff Reports

The Carson Valley Basketball Association and the Douglas High basketball program are teaming up to present Dribble Camp through Saturday.

The camp, which focuses on ball-handling skills, will be 8 to 9:30 a.m. every Saturday in the Douglas High gym.

It is open to boys and girls in first through 12th grade and costs $5 per week.

Clinicians will be Douglas High basketball coaches.

For more information, call Mike Downs at 351-5729.

The Sierra Inline Hockey League is conducting sign-ups through Saturday for its 2011-12 season.

Leagues are available starting at age 7 an up through adult. All games and practices are at the Pony Express Pavilion in Mills Park in Carson City.

Seasons run though mid-May for adult divisions and mid-March for youth leagues.

The 8-and-under leagues are considered instructional leagues and are free of charge.

Youth leagues run through age 17 and a competitive high school league is also available.

Youth leagues cost $100 for the season.

Adult leagues are $145.

To register, visit

The Carson Valley Hot Shots will host its annual winter softball clinics at Line Drive U every Sunday starting Sunday and running through Jan. 29 (no Christmas Day).

8-10-year-olds will go 2-4 p.m. and 11-12-year-olds will be 4-6 p.m. Each five-week session will be $50.

Space is limited to the first 20 players to sign up. Contact Eddie Doughty at (775) 450-1136 for more information.

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department’s Adult Winter Volleyball League will accept sign-ups through Nov. 18.

Leagues available are Women’s 6-on-6 (Monday), Open A 4-on-4 (Tuesday), Coed C 6-n-6 (Wednesday) and Coed B 6-on-6 (Thursday). All matches are at Carson Valley Middle School.

The season runs from Non. 28 to Feb. 23.

Cost is $200 per team before Nov. 10 and $225 after.

For more information, or to register, contact the recreation department at 782-9828.

The Fullout Gymnastics Booster Club, which supports the Tumbleweeds competitive gymnastics teams, will host a poker night fundraiser Nov. 19 at the Plaza Hotel’s conference center.

A spaghetti buffet will start at 4:30 while poker starts at 5:30.

Cost is $25 for non-poker players.

For poker players, cost is $60 before Nov. 15 (includes $2,000 worth of chips and dinner) with a $40 for $3,000 in chips.

Full table purchases are available for $540 (10 players).

Tickets purchased at the door will be $80 ($2,000 worth of chips).

Payout is $500 for first place, $250 for second place, $100 for third and $60 for fourth through eighth.

The event is for ages 21 and over.

For more information, or to register, call Scott Albin at 720-3560.

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department will take registration for its Youth & Teen Basketball Leagues through Nov. 23.

The season begins Jan. 7. Cost for registration is $70 for grades 3-6 (coed) and $75 for grades 7-12 (coed).

There will be a girls’ 3-on-3 leagye for $75 as well. If enough girls don’t sign=up, all leagues will be coed.

Cost includes all equipment, official fees, awards and uniforms.

Each team requires a volunteer coach. Coaches, officials and scorekeepers are sought as well as team sponsors to help reduce participant costs.

For more information, contact Andy Braun at 782-9828 or visit