Teams tie for win in Stableford golf tourney |

Teams tie for win in Stableford golf tourney

Staff Reports

Two teams tied for first-place in Flight A Sunday during the Carson Valley Men’s Golf Club Stableford tournament. Bob Pemberton and Dennis Patterson finished together with the team of Mike Davis and Marc Menezes with net scores of 44 at the Carson Valley Golf Course.

Charles Poe and Chris Willing took third-place at 42.

Jack Zippwald and Neil Bain combined on a 48 to win Flight B. The teams of Fred Coons-Richard Torok and Bill Allen-Brick Ludington tied for second-place at 38.

Closest-to-the-pin winners were Charles Poe on the first hole and Dan Essary on No. 18.

MEFIYI All 4 Charity golf tournament Saturday

MEFIYI is hosting the “All 4 Charity” Golf Tournament Saturday at the Carson Valley Golf Course. 

An 8 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled.

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit MEFIYI’s youth sport, mentorship and life-career skills programs for local student-athletes and Welcome All Veterans Everywhere (WAVE).

Reservations are $100 per person, which includes continental breakfast, barbecue lunch and a chance to win prizes.

Contact the Carson Valley Golf Course at 265-3181 or email for information. Visit to register online.

MEFIYI sports camps continue

Me-For-Incredible-Youth (MEFIYI) has set a series of summer sports bashes for students in first through fifth grades through Aug. 10.

MEFIYI will provide instruction for boys and girls in soccer, football, tennis, basketball, volleyball and track. The lead instructors are JoJo Townsell and Suzi Townsell.

The camps will focus on fundamentals and also include health and nutrition information.

Camp schedule includes basketball on Tuesday and Thursday; volleyball on Aug. 1, 3; and track on Aug. 8, 10. Outside sports take place at Lampe Park and indoor sports at the community center.

Cost is $20 per camp. Participants are asked to bring proper shoes, water bottle and snacks.

Register at the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department. Call 782-5500, ext. 1, or email for information.

Raiders Booster Club picnic on Saturday

The Carson City Raiders Booster Club will hold its annual Picnic and Membership Drive Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dayton State Park in the covered public-use area.

The club welcomes all Raiders fans, as well as those who are not. Burgers and hot dogs, soda and water will be provided to those in attendance. Each person or family is asked to bring a side dish to share.

For those who are new to the club, call club secretary, Leni Manning, at 775-232-9700.

The Carson City Raiders Booster Club is recognized by the Oakland Raiders organization as an official booster club. Game watches are held every game day at The 11th Frame Lounge inside Carson Lanes Bowling Alley in Carson City.

The cost is $30 for single membership; $40 for family membership and $50 for family membership with two votes on club business matters.

Carson Valley junior golf on Aug. 1-3

Carson Valley is offering a junior program for players 6 to 14 years of age on Aug. 1-3.

The program costs $135 and runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. The program is being conducted by Beau Server, head golf pro, and includes instruction, clubs, course time and lunch.

Call 265-3181 for information.

Carson Valley Fastpitch meeting set for Aug. 7

Carson Valley Fastpitch will hold elections for board positions on Aug. 7 at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.

The Monday meeting starts at 6 p.m.

Anyone interested in filling a board position must submit a letter of intent no later than July 31. Applications may be emailed to or by mail to Carson Valley Fastpitch, P.O. Box 2142, Minden, 89423. Applicants will be contacted to set an interview at the organization’s Aug. 7 meeting. Attendance at this meeting is mandatory.

Call Melissa Strazi at 291-3763 or Patti Snyder at 265-6447 for information.

Tigers Youth Soccer Camp next week

The Douglas Tigers Youth Soccer Camp for youth 8 years of age through high school starts on Wednesday and will continue through Friday.

Two sessions will be held each day at Douglas High School, 8-12 year olds on the soccer field from 9 a.m.-noon, then 13-through-high school from 6-9 p.m. in the football stadium.

The fee is $75 for the younger age group, which includes a T-shirt and ball. The cost for participants in the older age group is $45.

Contact Rick Smith at 805-233-2667 for information.

Youth flag football sign-ups continue

Registration for the NFL Youth Flag Football league season, coordinated by the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department, will continue through July.

Coed divisions are offered for first-second grade, third-fourth grade, fifth-sixth grade and seventh-eighth grade. Teams are selected through a draft. The cost is $80 through Monday and $90 after that.

The season will kick off on Aug. 26 and extend through Oct. 21. Coaches still are needed for the coming season. Applications and background checks are required for all coaches.

Visit or call 782-5500 for information on parks and recreation programs.

Adult softball league registration under way

Monday is the deadline to register for the parks and recreation department adult slow-pitch softball season.

Three leagues are being offered, including Tuesday men’s league (competitive), Wednesday men’s league (recreational) and Thursday open coed league.

The cost is $525 and the season is scheduled to start on July 31.

Adult soccer league registration to begin

Registration is under way for the parks and recreation department adult open soccer league.

The deadline is Aug. 25. The cost is $550 through Aug. 15 and $600 after that date.

Team rosters are limited to 20 players (the minimum age is 18) and each team will play eight regular season games.

Games will be on Sundays at Carson Valley Middle School starting on Aug. 27.

Bighorns to host basketball clinic

The Reno Bighorns will host a basketball clinic at Caughlin Athletic Club, 4100 Caughlin Pkwy in Reno, on Aug. 3-4.

The clinic will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day to give players ages 6 to 14 an opportunity to become directly involved with the Bighorns organization.

Registration is $85. Each participant will receive a Bighorns t-shirt, Bighorns swag, two tickets to a 2017-18 contest and a certificate of participation. Lunch will be provided each day of the clinic.

Bighorns head coach and 13-year NBA veteran Darrick Martin will lead the clinic, along with Bighorns assistant coaches.

The goal of the two-day clinic is to develop kids ages 6 to 14 as whole players, working with all skill levels to cultivate respect, sportsmanship, and work ethic in addition to mastering the fundamentals of the game.

The clinic is limited to 100 youth. Each clinic member should bring their own water bottle, snacks, and wear basketball attire.

Visit under the “community” tab or call the Bighorns front office at 775-853-8220 for more information or to register.

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness golf tournament Sept. 16

The Carson City Kiwanis Club will present its fourth annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament on Sept. 16 at Silver Oak Golf Course.

The four-person scramble event is scheduled for a 9 a.m. start at Silver Oak in Carson City.

Men’s, women’s and mixed flights are being offered. Those same three flights are also being offered in a senior division for men and women 55 years of age and over.

The 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. Proceeds benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

Long drive contests will be offered in each flight, as well as closest-to-the-hole. Putting tape and mulligans will also be on sale.

A pre-registration and pairing party will be held the night before, on Sept. 15, at Silver Oak’s club house.

Contact tournament chairman Robey Willis at for golf or donation information.