Soccer clinic with pros at Empire

The third annual “Train with the Pros” Let’s Kick It Soccer Clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 1 at Empire Ranch Golf Course

Scheduled to appear at the clinic are Miguel Aguilar of the LA Galaxy II of the United Soccer League, Mickey Daly and Augustin Cazarez of Fresno FC of the United Soccer League and Let’s Kick It owner Andrew Robles. Robles is a professional soccer trainer who played for Chivas USA and is a never of the Northern Nevada Olympic Development Program coaching and scouting staff.

The camp will consist of different drills to challenge the participants in soccer-related aspects including: game awareness; attacking and defending; learning a new skill; ball control; and technique.

The club house will also have food and beverage specials. Those who register must bring proof of registration when they check in.

Each participant should bring soccer shoes, shin guards, water and warm clothes. If weather is an issue, an email will be sent 48 hours prior to the clinic with an indoor location or a full refund will be returned if the clinic is canceled.

The clinic is being made possible by Tim Milligan, Capitol Ford General Manager and Capitol Ford, who’s sponsoring the event, and Empire Ranch Golf Course owner Dwight Mallard and Empire Ranch who’s hosting the event. In addition, Carson Football Club’s Allen Alexander and Timothy Plummer and Carson High boys soccer coach Frank Martinez are providing equipment for the clinic.

Register at and click on tickets. Cost is $78.59. Use promo code Nevadaappeal to recive 60 percent off.

80-year-old runs for cancer research

Eighty-year-old Terry Hogan will run St. Teresa of Avila Catholic School’s fourth annual Carson Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday. Hogan will run in a pink shirt for breast cancer research and awareness. The Turkey Trot will begin at 8:30 a.m. in front of the Governors Mansion and will feature 5K and 8K races. A kid’s race will begin at 8:45 a.m.

Hogan’s ultimate goal is to run in the Boston Marathon to continue his effort for breast cancer research and awareness. In June, Hogan ran in the Dolan Mustache Run in Reno. He ran a half marathon and finished second in the 70 and above division, finishing in 2 hours, 45 minutes, 3 seconds.

Registration for the Turkey Trot can be done at, and runners can sign up the morning of the race.


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