Vikings offer youth flag football camp at STHS
The Vikings will host a four-day flag football camp at South Tahoe High School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning Monday, July 15, through Thursday, July 18. The camp is for ages 8-14, or grades 3-8, and costs $100. Players will run drills, scrimmage and play in the Viking Bowl. Camp attendees should bring lunch, sunscreen and wear athletic clothing. Cleats are optional. Players can sign up at The Sportsman at 2358 Lake Tahoe Blvd. Registration can be paid with cash or checks made out to South Tahoe Quarterback Club.
Bighorns basketball camp comes to South Shore
The Reno Bighorns will be hosting a basketball camp in South Lake Tahoe to help young players improve their fundamental skills. The four-day camp is for ages 6-16 and will help players fine tune their shooting, passing, ball handling, rebounding and defensive skills. The camp will run from noon to 4 p.m. from Aug. 12-15 at the South Lake Tahoe Parks and Recreation Community Center off Rufus Allen Boulevard. Registration costs $100 and includes a Bighorns’ shirt, two tickets to the Bighorns opening night, a certificate of participation and camp awards. All campers should bring snacks, a water bottle and basketball attire. Call Keenan Polan to register or for more information at 775-853-8220.
Youth flag football league now accepting players
The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is accepting players for the NFL Youth Flag Football League until team rosters are full. NFL Flag Football teaches boys and girls the fundamentals of football, good sportsmanship, and teamwork in a fun, less-competitive, non-contact way. Every player is eligible to receive or carry the ball and any player on a team could score on any play. Players receive a reversible NFL Flag jersey, mouthpiece, and individual award. All games will be played on Saturdays at Stodick Park.
Participants will be divided into four age groups, 5-6 coed, 7-8 coed, 9-11coed, and 12-14 coed. Players must be at least 6 and younger than 15 by Sept. 1. Coaches will randomly choose teams through a draft system. Registration costs $75-$80, depending on age, and the player draft will be held Aug. 14-15. The deadline for prospective coaches is Aug. 9. For additional information, visit www.dcprsports.com or contact Anthony Davis, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the Douglas County Parks and Recreation at 775-782-9828.
Thursday night track and field meets open to all ages
Track and field athletes of all ages now have a great chance to compete. Weekly track meets are being held every Thursday until Aug. 1 at the South Tahoe Community Sports Complex, a nine-lane track at South Tahoe Middle School. The meets run from 5 to 8:30 p.m. and are free of charge. Donations are encouraged, and registration opens at 4:30 p.m.
There will be separate 2 to 7-year-old dashes every Thursday starting at 6:30 p.m. Coaches will also be sharing tips in pole vaulting, throwing, high jumping, long jumping and hurdles during weekly workshops.
Volunteer track officials and event helpers are needed. These meets are hosted by Anthony Davis Sports Tahoe and Big George Ventures. For more information visit www.adsportstahoe.com.