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Carson City VBC in Volleyball Festival

Carson City’s Capital City Volleyball Club will be well represented in the upcoming Volleyball Festival in Reno.

There will be nearly 700 teams with 7,000 players in the tournament, which is the world’s largest female sporting event. The event will be held Sunday, June 29 through July 3.

Capital City Volleyball Club will have 16 teams with nearly 170 players in the event. The club draws players ages 10-18 from throughout Northern Nevada, including Carson City, Churchill, Douglas, Lyon and Washoe Counties and the Lake Tahoe area.

“College coaches from across the nation at all levels of play will be observing our players, which gives these girls phenomenal access to these programs,” said Capital City Volleyball Club director Danny McLaughlin about the upcoming festival.

In fact, every Capital City Volleyball Club senior who has wanted to continue their careers by received a college scholarship has done so over the past two years.

“We see that as a big part of our responsibility; to help our players find schools that meet their academic and athletic goals,” McLaughlin said.

For more information about the Volleyball Festival, go to http://www.volleyball-festival.com. For more information on the Capital City Volleyball Club, including the summer clinic schedule, go to http://www.capitalcityvbc.com or call (775) 883-3500.

Carson City Pop Warner signups set

Carson City Pop Warner Football will hold signups for the upcoming fall season. Signups will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 9 at the Round Table Pizza in the Wal-Mart shopping center off of College Parkway.

Players ages 5-14 are eligible. Cost is $150 per player. Proof of child’s birth is needed at registration. For more information, call 721-4137 or 220-9044.

Senator Summer Slam Basketball Camp set

The annual Senator Summer Slam Basketball Camp will be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 21 and 22 at Carson High School.

Boys and girls entering grades four through nine are eligible. The camp is limited to the first 70 enrolled.

Cost is $90 if registered by July 14 and $110 for late registration. Each camper will receive a T-shirt and basketball. For more information, call Bruce Barnes, 885-0878 or 887-3479.