Sports Digest: Final dribble camp set for Saturday
October 28, 2011
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.
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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 http://www.sierrainline.com.
The Carson Valley Hot Shots will host its annual winter softball clinics at Line Drive U every Sunday starting Nov. 6 and running through Jan. 29 (no Christmas Day).
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.
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.