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The Western Nevada College women’s softball team will hold an open tryout from 4-6 p.m. on June 30 at the Carson High School softball field. Participants are asked to enter the ball field from the school ‘s north parking lot.

Players need to bring their own bat, glove and cleats. They will participate in drills that include hitting, catching, base-running and sliding.

Eligible student athletes include high school graduates, GED holders, and new, current or former college students. There is no player age limit in the National Junior College Athletic Association, as long as a student-athlete has two years of eligibility to play college softball.

Players who are under 18 must have a parent sign a release that is available ahead of time from the WNC Intercollegiate Athletics office on the Carson City campus (445-3344).

WNC student athletes are required to enroll full-time in at least 12 academic credits each semester, and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0. They are also eligible for athletics scholarships that may become available.

The Wildcats compete in the Scenic West Athletic Conference, an NJCAA Division I conference that includes colleges in Nevada, Utah, Idaho and Colorado.

Sertoma Club to host charity golf tourney

The Carson Sertoma Club’s annual charity golf tournament to raise funds for children with speech, cancer and diabetes problems will be held Sunday, June 28 at the Eagle Valley East golf course.

There is a $100 entry fee. Hole sponsorships are $100. For registration, sponsorships, or donations, call Frank Taylor at 885-7579.

Blue Jays to hold golf tourney fundraiser

The Carson Blue Jays will host a golf tournament fundraiser July 12 at Eagle Valley Golf Course on the East course. The event will start at 8 a.m. with a four-person shotgun start.

The cost is $65 per player and $220 per four-some. Hole sponsorships also are available and there will be prizes awarded.

The fundraiser benefits the Blue Jays, which are Carson High School’s summer junior varsity baseball program.

For more information call Scott Albin at 720-3560 or e-mail at

Area soccer team looking for players

There is a new U13 girls soccer team looking for players. Tryouts will be June 30 and July 2 at South Valley field in Reno at 5:30 p.m. with coach Jake Derr. Call team manager Wendy for more info at 624-6185.


In the June 17th article “Carson Little League announces all-star squads,” Eric Reymus Jr., a member of the Carson City Hooligans 12 year old team, had his name misspelled.