Local sports briefs
August 12, 2008
Bergman released by Lincoln
Dusty Bergman, a 1996 Carson High graduate was released by the Lincoln Saltdogs of the independent American Association on Sunday.
The left-handed pitcher was picked up by Lincoln after he was released by the Sioux City Explorers also of the American Association. Bergman struggled with Sioux City, but appeared to have put it together after being picked up by Lincoln.
In his first appearance, Bergman didn’t allow a run over two innings and then in his first start, Bergman allowed two runs over nine innings in picking up the complete game win. But Bergman struggled in his last two outings and ended up going 1-0 with a 4.71 earned run average, allowing 11 earned runs over 21 innings while striking out 17 and walking six.
Bergman’s professional career includes having a cup of coffee at the Major League level where he made one appearance with the Angels in 2004 and also making the Triple A All-Star Game.
Youth volleyball registration ongoing
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Registration is now being accepted for the Carson City Recreation Division’s youth volleyball league.
Registration will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until August 29 at the Carson City Community Center office. The league is open to boys and girls entering fifth through eighth grades.
Cost is $55 per child and $100 for two children in the same family. The league will begin on September 15. For more information, call Tammy Navarro, 887-2290, extension 30422.
Ditter fires hole-in-one
Mike Ditter of San Diego shot a hole-in-one on Friday at Eagle Valley’s East Course, using a 7-iron from the white tee on the fourth hole. Bob Ditter and Bernie Ditter witnessed the ace.