Community roundup: Kolb, Russell win Blizzard Blast crowns

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Brett Kolb, 14, and Larkin Russell, 6, of the Carson Tigersharks won their respective age groups at the Blizzard Blast Pentathlon swim meet at the Carson Aquatic Center.

Kolb was first in the 100 backstroke, second in the 100 freestyle, third in the 200 individual medley and fourth in the 100 breaststroke and 100 butterfly. Russell won the 25 fly, 25 back, 25 breaststroke, 25 free and 50 free.

Chris Borges, 7, Katrina Klatt, 9, Nick Melsheimer, 10, Matteas Klatt, 11, Nicole Van Geel, 14, America Brena, 15, Reece Canfield, 15, Christy Krahn, 16, and Madeline Carine, 17, placed top three in their age groups.

Ashley Meyer, Bryan Remick, Brynn Russell, Camryn Aten, Corine Doran, Ewan Kalley, Hannah Presley, Jake Xie, Kennedy Redican, Logan Northrop, Mackenzie Pierce, Maggie Jessee, Mikaela Christenson, Nora Streng, Robbie Daugherty and Sarah Sever were top-8 finishers.

Taking care of your arm

Line Drive University is hosting a power point presentation entitled the “2015 Carson Valley Arm Care Summit” from 5-7 p.m. on Feb 7.

Everyone is welcome to attend free of charge. Longtime Carson Valley youth baseball coach Steve Sullivan will give a presentation on such topics as Tom House’s Five Bio-mechanical Coaching Imperatives and the American Journal of Sports Medicine’s “Four Factors which lead to Tommy John Surgery.”

Line Drive University is located at 2577 Nowlin Rd. Call 267-3331 for information.

Hanson, Munyan excel

Corey Hanson of Reno and John Munyan of Gardnerville ran first and second overall in the eight-mile on Jan. 10 when the Centennial Slug-It-Out was held in Carson City.

Hanson, 38, ran 1:05:26 to lead the field of 73 runners over the 8-mile course at Centennial Park. Munyan, a 15-year-old Douglas High School sophomore, finished as the runner-up in 1:09:22 and Tanner Degiovanni, 21, of Gardnerville was third in 1:10:21.

Colleen Powers, 30, of Genoa was the first woman and ninth overall finisher in 1:16:09.

Moriah Munyan, 17, of Gardnerville finished as the seventh woman in 1:35:10 and Sandra Wendel, 61, of Gardnerville placed eighth in 1:37:29.

David Norvell, 54, of Minden finished 11th overall and first in the men’s 50-59 age group.

Joselio Ramirez, 48, of Gardnerville ran 1:17:46 to finish 12th and Tim Dry, 47, of Minden was 13th in 1:18:20.

Damian Sinnott, 38, of Reno and Ethan Lopez, 17, of Carson City finished together as the overall 5K leaders in 32:52.

Jason Lococo, 34, of Minden was the third overall finisher in 38:52. Ali Banister, 30, of Carson City was the first woman and fourth overall in 39:00, while Justin Pinochi and Nicole Newby finished together in 39:00.

Savannah Chapton of Gardnerville finished first in the girls 13-15 age group with a time of 42:03.

The Centennial Slug-It-Out was the third leg of the Ascent Runs Winter Trail Series.

The next event is the Love Can Be Cold Run on Feb. 14 at Prison Hill in Carson City.

Myrehn finishes third

Dayna Myrehn, 8, placed third in the 8-9 division at the recent Elks National Hoop Shoot regional finals in Reno.

Myrehn won the Carson City event, but only the regional winner advances.

Empire Ranch seeks members

Memberships are now available for the Empire Ranch Senior Men’s Club.

Applications may be picked up at the Empire Ranch pro shop. You must be 55 to join. The club plays 34 tournaments, nine of which are played at other courses. The cost is $50 to join which includes NNGA membership.

For more information, call 775-885-2100.


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