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Silver Oak accepting new members

The Silver Oak Golf Men's Club is now accepting membership applications for 2010.

All tournaments will be on Sunday mornings at the Silver Oak Golf Course starting March 21 and continues with different tournament formats each week until Oct. 17.

There will be an awards banquet for all members following the final tournament date.

The initial dues are $55, which includes membership into the NNGA and a GHIN handicap number, which will be established for posting individual scores. Other annual membership benefits include a weekend greens fee of only $45 with a weekday greens fee of $35. In addition, members will receive discounts in the golf shop and a 20 percent discount on food and beverage in the Cadillac Bar & Grill Restaurant. Range balls are included on Sundays with your green fee.

All tournaments are handicapped and will be flighted so that everyone has a fair chance to place in prize money each week.

Applications are available at Silver Oak Golf Course, 1251 Country Club Drive or at

For more information contact the golf shop at 841-7000, ext. 2, or SOMC President Jim Fuller at 267-9137.

Softball officials needed for season

The Northern Nevada Softball Officials Association will hold its first meeting for the upcoming season at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 31 at Paradise Park in Sparks.

There will be seven meetings during the season. The NNSOA is open to both men and women. The group works junior varsity and varsity softball games throughout Northern Nevada.

For more information, call chapter vice president Mike Reid at 772-4601 or

Eagle Valley spikes Alder Creek in 2

Eagle Valley's seventh-grade volleyball team topped Alder Creek 25-9 and 25-16 last week in its season-opening match.

Michelle Perry led Eagle Valley with five service points, three aces, eight assists and one kill. Christa Young added 11 service points, including four aces. Lindsay Hettrick was credited with eight service points, an ace and a kill. Abbey Dudley had six service points and two aces and Erica Gallegos added four service points and two aces.

Carson High sets spring sports night

Spring sports sign-ups will be held Feb. 8th from 5-6:30 p.m. in the north foyer at Carson High School.

Returning players will sign up and get tryout information from their respective coaches.

New players will turn in their completed sports packet with physical if necessary.

Students must purchase a student body card ($25) and have all fines and fees cleared through the finance office before turning in their packet. Students must have a GPA of at least a 2.0 as of the fall semester.

Sports packets can be downloaded from the Carson High Web site, at The link is under the "activities" header.

Last day for sign-ups is Feb. 22 in the athletic office. Tryouts are Feb. 27.

Spring sports include track, softball, baseball, boys golf and swim. For more information contact the athletic office at 283-1900. Parent meetings will be conducted by the individual coaches.

Beginning next fall, students must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA without any F's. This is a new policy put in place by the NIAA and Carson High.

Scheels to host

NASCAR tourney

Scheels, a sporting goods store located in Sparks, is hosting a NASCAR simulator tournament at 9 a.m. on Jan. 30.

The cost is $10 and each participant will receive a $10 Scheels gift card on the day of the event. Only 81 spots are available. You must be 18 or older to enter, and registration is open until Jan. 27.

Races will be five minutes in length with winners advancing to the next round. Prizes include a $250 Scheels gift card for the winner, a $100 Scheels gift card for the runner-up and a $50 Scheels gift card for third place. Top finishers also will receive NASCAR gear.

CVGSA sets its

registration dates

The Carson Valley Girls Softball Association has scheduled four sign-up sessions at the Lampe Park Recreation annex building for the upcoming season.

The first sign-up session is set for Jan. 23 from noon to 3 p.m., Feb. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m., Feb. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Feb. 20 from 2 to 8 p.m.

Fees are $65 for ages 5-7 and $70 for players 8 and above. A $10 discount will be given for players signing up on the 23rd. New players must bring copies of their birth certificate and returning players should bring a completed registration form.

Recent high school graduate who were 18 on Jan. 1 also are eligible to play.

For more information, call Patti Snyder at 265-6447 or Neil Hill at 781-2193.

Bighorns set tryout,

registration dates

The Nevada Bighorns will hold tryouts for their 14-and-under baseball squad on Jan. 16 and Jan. 23 at 1:30 p.m. at 3579 Highway 50 Building 215. Players can register at that time. The fee for each player is $150.

The season starts on March 7 and finishes Memorial Day weekend. All games will be played on Sundays at Western Nevada College.

For more information, contact Mike Petterson at 750-4450 or 882-4550.

Carson Babe Ruth

sign-ups slated

Sign-ups for Carson City Babe Ruth will be held Jan. 30 and Feb. 6 at the Carson City Community Center from 8 a.m to noon.

The cost is $135 per player. Tryouts will be held March 20 at 10 a.m. at Governors Field. Managers and coaches are needed for the coming season.

For more information, call league president Kevin Costas at 741-4030.

Local to swim at Grand Prix

Carson Tigersharks swimmer Alex Brown has qualified to compete Jan. 15-18 at the Southern California Grand Prix in Long Beach, Calif.

Alex has qualified to swim the 50 free, 100 back, 200 back, 200 breast, 100 fly, 200 Im, and 400 Im.

"Alex is very excited to be participating and to have the opportunity to watch some of these great swimmers in action," Tigersharks coach Gaby Phalan said. "Alex works very hard and I am glad he will be able to attend this meet." 

The Grand Prix is a prestigious meet where, aside from amateur swimmers, professionals, such as Michael Phelps, Rebecca Soni, Aaron Piersol and Jessica Hardy will compete for money.


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