Local Sports Briefs

Carson 13s lose in state event opener

The Carson Prep 13-year-old Babe Ruth all-star baseball team got off to a rough start at the State Tournament on Wednesday, losing to host Elko 6-2.

With the help of catcher Logan Krupp, David Yamamoto did provide an outstanding effort on the mound for Carson, striking out six while scattering seven hits and allowing just one earned run. Carson also received outstanding defense from outfielders Andrew Hudacko and Alex Holcomb. Carson played in an elimination game at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Carson Little League sets signups

Carson Little League has schedule signups for its fall season for anyone from the Carson, Dayton and Douglas areas.

The signups will be held from 6-8 p.m. July 22 at Straw Hat Pizza on Clearview. Cost is $45.

Registratioin can also be done by printing out the registration and medical release forms at www.carsoncitylittleleague.org. The filled out forms with the $45 payment can then be mailed to P.O. Box 1875, Carson City 89701.

Benz wins Genoa President's Cup

Maggie Benz emerged as the winner of the recently held Genoa Lakes Ladies Club's President's Cup.

In the two-day event, Benz finished with a low net two-day total of 134 (61-73). Wendy Oleson was second (135). First flight winner was Diane Parisien (142), second flight winner was Barbara Wilson (140) and third flight winner was Kathryn Zogorski (142).

Carson City's Play It Again Sports?, located at 911 Topsy Lane Suite 226A, has earned a Gold Standard measurement. A Golde Standard is reached when a store achieves a set of standards set forth by the franchisor during the evaluation process.

Play It Again Sports is recognized

Play It Again Sports? is a provider of new and used sports and fitness equipment. Carson's stort was recognized for customer satisfaction, store operations and product quality for 2008.

"Being recognized as a "Gold Standard" store is a very significant accomplishment, but even more, it means we?'e succeeding in providing our customers the best shopping experience possible," said Joeph Stein, owner of Carson's Play It Again Sports? "Portraying a standardized look and maintaining product quality standards helps ensure a consistent brand appearance, which in turn contributes to a more positive shopping experience. By reaching the "Gold Standard," we're helping create an identity that customers recognize and value."

A list of Gold Standard stores can be found at www.playitagainsports.com where Gold Standard stores are recognized on the store locator page.

"Play It Again Sports? provides a place for parents to trade in their quality, used sports and fitness equipment and trade up to new gear for their ever-growing kids, saving them time and money," Stein said.

"We are very proud to recognize the Carson City location for reaching their goals and contributing to the Play It Again Sports overall mission to maintain the best standards and service level possible," said Pat Quinn, director of Play It Again Sports.

For more information on Play It Again Sports? call Joeph Stein (775) 267-3390.


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