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Meyer 3rd in national ski event

Nevada Appeal Staff Report

Harry Meyer, 13, finished third overall at the USASA National Championhip in Colorado recently.

Meyer, who particpated as a freeride skier, was ranked first in the region in the rail jam, halfpipe, slopestyle and skicross events entering the national event at Copper Mountain.

His best finish was a second place in the rail jam and a third in the slopestyle. He also took seventh in skicross. Unfortunately, Meyer fell twice going for big air in the halfpipe.

All in all, it was a sensational effort for the Carson City youngster.

First Tee offers

caddie program

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Applications are being accepted through May 1 for the First Tee of Northern Nevada’s caddie program.

Youths between the aqges of 13 and 19 are eligible to apply. Previous experience with golf or the First Tee isn’t required.

Youths selected for the program will act as caddies for local player at Lakeridge and Washoe courses, and they alo have a chance to caddie for amateur players on Wednesday the week of the annual Reno-Tahoe Open .

For more information, call 775-851-2332.

King, Schwann, Mick

nab firsts at Empire

Phil King, Geoff Schwann and Gary Mick were flight winners at the Empire Ranch Senior Men’s Club weekly tournament on April 11.

King and Schwann tied for first in the A flight with net 67s. Bill Milligan was third with a 68.

Mick won the B flight with a net 60, two shots better than Ken Cuneo and three better than Henry Ortiz.

CHS baseball boosters

host golf tourney

The Carson High Baseball Bosters Club has scheduled its second annual golf tournament for May 6 at Eagle Valley.

The cost is $65. It includes golf, cart, range balls and a barbecue lunch following the round.

Prizes will be awarded for the top three places. Prizes will be awarded for the longest drive and closest-to-the-hole. Many raffle prizes will be given out.

For more information, contact Scott Moreland at 233-2611 or Greg Whitt at 690-9167.

WNBA squad adds

Glover to staff

The Tulsa Shock of the WNBA has added Jason Glover, former Reno Bighorns associate head coach, as its new associate head coach.

The WNBA season starts May 19. Glover will work with head coach Gary Kloppenberg and assistant coach Kathy McConnell-Miller.