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South Tahoe track to hold car wash fundraiser Sunday

The South Tahoe track team will be hosting a car wash fundraiser in the Lake Tahoe Pizza Company parking lot on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The kids will be out washing cars in retro clothes, so be on the lookout for Afro wigs and colorful throwback jerseys.

"It's a fun event. We'll have music out there, and we're just trying to raise some money for team activities, more equipment and stuff to keep the program afloat," track coach Jake Hurwitz said.

Golfing for a good cause

South Tahoe and Whittell's 26th Annual Booster Club Golf Tournament will be held May 4 and 5 at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. This fun filled event includes a chance to win trophies, raffle prizes, a closest to the pin contest, and a hole in one prize.

The $125 entry fee includes 18 holes of golf, a golf cart, and Whittell's famous booster club lunch. Each day is an individual tournament with a scramble format. Individuals, couples, and foursomes are welcome.

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"This annual fundraiser is a joint effort between South Tahoe and Whittell High School Booster Clubs to raise much needed funds for our local students," said Kevin Kjer, tournament director.

Due to the generosity and support of Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, all of the funds raised go directly to the schools. Last year more than $28,000 was raised.

"Please come enjoy a day of golf at a fantastic course and support our schools. It is a casual tournament and lots of fun," Kjer said.

For a sign-up form please contact Kevin Kjer at 775-588-6354 or email at kjkjer@aol.com.

Locals' Day 2013 at Edgewood Tahoe

Residents of Glenbrook, Zephyr Cove, Stateline, South Lake Tahoe, Meyers, Carson Valley, Reno and Sparks will have a chance to win a round of golf at Edgewood Tahoe this upcoming week. Edgewood is hosting its annual Locals' Day on Tuesday and during select tee times on Wednesday. The course will be open to the public for normal play on Thursday.

During these locals' days the course will be open for the winners of Edgewood Tahoe's drawing. When the winners are selected, Green Fees will be $60 per player. Winners must also notify the three players of their choice of their tee time, and a local ID must be presented at check-in. Players will receive an email confirmation of their entry and groups will also be notified by email.

To sign-up for Locals' Day please visit http://www.EdgewoodTahoe.com/localsday.

The British are coming, for soccer camp

South Lake Tahoe Soccer Camp- has teamed up to host the week long "British Soccer Camp" during the week of July 8-12 at South Lake Tahoe Community Fields, Al Tahoe Blvd. The camp will run Monday through Friday and all players between the ages of 3 and 19 are eligible to sign up.

The program provides a daily regimen of foot-skills, moves, juggling, tactical practices and daily tournament play. Challenger also weaves in lessons on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship into the camper's daily routine.

The British Soccer Camp program also provides a cultural experience for the players, highlighted in the Camp World Cup. The coaches use this daily tournament to teach the players about life, customs and traditions of other countries. The campers are asked to make up soccer chants, wear the team colors of their country, bring flags and learn as much as they can about the country they represent.

Teams are also welcome to attend and receive a week of focused instruction to prepare them for the fall season. Team Camp Rates are available.

Players can sign up at http://www.challengersports.com. For more information please contact Jamie Kent at: 916 265 2498, or jkent@challengersports.com

British Soccer Camp

Ages 3-4 First Kicks 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. $87

Ages 4-6 Mini Soccer 10 a.m. – noon $112

Ages 6-14 Half Day 9 a.m. – noon $137

Game Time Basketball Camp comes to Tahoe

Basketball camp directing phenom, coach Gil Llewellyn, will share his basketball knowledge with the Tahoe youth ages 6 through 18 this summer.

Joined by coach David Vik, coach Jamar Cramer, coach Trey Putnam and coach TJ Lucero to name a few, Llewellyn will hold Game Time Basketball Camp at South Tahoe High School on June 24-28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The camp is open to kids of all levels and will teach ball handling and shooting drills, court awareness, defense and many other hoops skills.

The camp costs $135 for two days, $185 for three days and $225 for five days. Parents register two or more kids by April 24 will get 25 percent off. Those who register by May 15 get 15 percent off. For more information visit http://www.GameTimeBasketballCamps.com.

Compiled by staff

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