Tyler Sickler, Lindsey Adams win third straight 5K titles
Tyler Sickler and Lindsey Adams completed threepeats on June 10 when they emerged as the men’s and women’s overall winners the 10th annual Carson Valley Days 5K Walk, Jog, Run.
It marked the third straight year they have paced the field on a 3.1-mile route along Highway 395 that finished at Lampe Park before the start of the Carson Valley Days parade.
The event was hosted by the Partnership of Community Resources.
Sickler, who formerly ran for Sacramento State University, was the overall winner and first in the men’s 18-29 age group in a time of 18:28.
Adams, a 2015 Douglas High graduate who now runs at the University of Nevada, was the first woman and second overall finisher in 20:14.
Matthew Kruse finished third overall and first in the men’s 13-17 age group in 20:29, followed by Cody Jackson in 20:55 and Dominic Jackson in 22:50 to round out the top five.
Addison Gregory finished sixth overall and was the second woman in 22:58. She was also first in the women’s 13-17 age group.
Markus Zinke was seventh overall and first in the men’s 30-39 division in 23:17.
Zachary Jackson ran 23:21 to finish eighth overall and first in the boys 9-12 age group, just ahead of Carson Hill in 23:33 for ninth overall and second in the 9-12 division.
Jared Wood ran 23:36 to round out the top 10 overall and take first-place in the men’s 40-49 division.
Amber Taylor was the third woman to finish and 14th overall with a time of 24:27. She was second in the women’s 18-29 division.
The event had a total of 115 finishers.
Carson Valley Soccer Club tryouts continue
Tryouts for Carson Valley Soccer Club teams are set to continue through Friday at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School.
Today, the CV Redhawks girls spring team (players born in 2002, coached by Drago Dimitri) will hold tryouts from 5:30-7 p.m. and the CV Quakes girls spring team (players born in 2001, coached by Garrett Schwartz and Steve Cochran) will hold tryouts from 5:30-7 p.m.
The CV Avalanche girls team (players born in 2008, coached by Jessica Mahnken and Brian Palkow) will hold tryouts Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Prospective players need to bring their cleats, shin guards, soccer ball and water. Players are welcome to try out for multiple age groups.
Visit the club’s website at Carsonvalleysoccerclub.com for information.
Burleson to speak at Governor’s Dinner
Nate Burleson, a Nevada Hall of Famer who went on to an 11-year NFL career, will be the keynote speaker at the 49th annual Governor’s Dinner on July 7 at the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City.
Tickets are on sale now online or by calling 775-682-6901. Tickets are $350 per person with tables of ten available at $3,500. A limited number of VIP tickets are available and are $500 and $5,000 per table, which includes access to the pre-dinner VIP reception with Burleson.
Burleson played at Nevada from 1999-2002 and earned All-America honors at wide receiver in 2002 from the American Football Coaches Association, Associated Press, Sporting News and CNN/SI. He also earned first-team All-WAC honors and won Nevada’s Golden Helmet Award as team MVP in 2002 after hauling in 138 receptions, a mark that was the third-most in college football history at the time and still ranks fifth in the NCAA record books.
Douglas boys soccer summer schedule
Douglas High boys soccer coach Chase Zumpft has announced dates for the program’s voluntary summer workout schedule.
Between June 28 and Aug. 4, fitness sessions will be held Monday and Thursdays from 7-8:30 a.m. on the high school track, while sessions for goalkeepers will be held Wednesday and Fridays from 6-8 p.m. on the soccer field.
Participants need to bring running shoes as well as cleats. They also need to complete preseason workout forms, which are available at the school’s Tiger Cage, and also have completed their physicals.
Contact Zumpft at Czumpft86@Gmail.com for information.