Rasner to appear at Little League signups
Former Carson City Little Leaguer and current member of the Washington Nationals’ organization Darrell Rasner will make an appearance at the final signups for Carson City Little League.
The signups will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4 at the Carson City Community Center north foyer. Rasner will be there from 9-11 a.m. to talk baseball and sign autographs.
Those signing up need to bring three current proofs of residency, such as utility bills, and the child’s birth certificate. Boys and girls ages 5-12 are eligible. Cost is $40 per child and $60 per family
Rasner was a member of the 1992 Carson American Little League team, the last Carson team to win a state title. He’s now a pitcher in the Washington Nationals’ organization and saw Major League action with the Nationals last fall.
It should be noted that Saturday will be the last chance to sign up without paying a late fee. Signups will also be accepted from 6-9 p.m. next week at the Carson City Community Center gym, but a $25 late fee will be charged.
For more information, go online at http://www.carsoncitylittleleague.org or call (775) 883-1177.
Knights of Columbus winners named
The Knights of Columbus Council No. 4781 of Carson City crowned its local free-throw champions at Carson Middle School over the weekend.
Savannah Smith was the 10-year-old girls’ champion and Jacob Roll was the winner of the 10-year-old boys’ division. In the 11-year-olds’ bracket, Samantha Owens was the girls’ champion and Blake Sly was the boys’ champion. Twelve year old winners in the girls’ and boys’ divisions were Lauren Ragsdale and Logan Peternell. The 13-year-old girls’ division was won by Yvonne Hollett and the 13-year-old boys by Matt Cooper. The boys’ 14-year-old bracket was won by Tyler Roll.
These winners will compete in the district competition to be held on Feb. 18 at St. Gall’s Community Center in Gardnerville.