Three members of the Carson Tigersharks — Eli Everest, Brett Kolb and Ashley Meyer — braved the less-than-idea air quality and the cold Lake Tahoe water to participate in the Sharkfest Open Water Swim over the weekend.
Everest, 17, placed seventh overall among the 114 entrants and won her age group. Kolb, 13, won his age group and placed eighth overall. Meyer, 15, was first in her age group and 12th overall.
Pickleball gaining popularity
The Carson Pickleball Club has swelled to 24 members from as far away as Fallon, Sparks and Lake Tahoe.
The age range of the group is from 15 to 85. The group meets every Saturday morning at the Mills Park courts. Lessons will be held this spring.
Tennis tournament scheduled
The 2013 Fall Classic is scheduled for Sept. 13-15 at Centennial Park and Carson High School.
There will be men’s and women’s singles, and men’s, women’s and mixed doubles. The cost is $25 per player for singles and $40 for doubles teams if you are members of the Carson Tennis Club. For non-members the cost is $40 and $45. Entries are due by Sept. 9. The contacts are Dan Hannah at email@example.com or Diane Baker-Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org. Email entries are preferred. For more information, contact Hannah at 265-1711.
Gun show in Carson
The Biggest Little Gun Show in the West is scheduled for the Carson Nugget Aug. 3-Sept. 1. The hours are noon-7 p.m. on Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $6. Children younger than 16 accompanied by a parent are free as well as active military and law enforcement personnel. No loaded or illegal guns are allowed.
For more information, call 287-3951.
Junior program at Carson Valley
Carson Valley Golf Club is holding an introduction to junior golf program starting Sept. 7. Call Douglas County Parks & Rec at 782-9828 to register. The cost is $20.
There is also a six-week program on Tuesdays and Fridays scheduled to start the week of Sept. 9. Each class lasts 50 minutes. For more information, call the CVGC golf shot at 265-3181.
Allen & Ludington triumph
Bill Allen and Brick Ludington shot a net 63 to win Flight A at the Carson Valley Golf Club’s best ball and scramble event on Aug. 25. Matt Budjako and Mike Davis are at 65, while Ken Smitreski and Jim Korzeniewski were third at 68.
Joe Morrison and Chuck Householder won Flight B with a 61, seven shots better than Gary Carsten and Jim Arens. Gerry Bing and John Carey were third with a 70.
Masiello wins at Empire
John Masiello shot a net 60 to win Flight A at Empire Ranch on Aug. 21. John Tirney was second with a 63.
Henry Ortiz won Flight B with a 58, four shots better than Ray Huntley with a 62. Marty Martinez won Flight C with a 57, eight shots better than Nils Sharpe and Bob Pluth.
Silver Oak featured on TV
Silver Oak Golf Course will be featured on “Those Golf Guys” at 4:30 p.m. Sunday following the Deutsche Bank tournament. For more information, call 841-7000.