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Vikings, Warriors to square off on gridiron

The South Tahoe and Whittell high school football teams will see their first action of the 2005 season on Saturday as part of a fund-raiser hosted by Whittell High School.

Starting at 11 a.m., the Vikings and Warriors will participate in a 7-on-7 passing competition that will include punts and punt returns. Neither team will be in pads.

From 12:15-1:15 p.m., South Tahoe will challenge 2A Silver Stage in another 7-on-7 passing competition. At about 2 p.m., Whittell and Silver Stage will compete in scrimmage with both teams in full pads and helmets.

From noon until the completion of the final scrimmage, there will also be a spaghetti feed. Cost for adults is $5 and children are $3. The meal includes spaghetti, salad, bread and a refreshment. All proceeds benefit the Whittell football program.

Whittell basketball fund-raiser held today

The Whittell girls’ basketball team hosts a fund-raiser tonight in the Whittell High School Commons. “Tranced,” the modern hypno-comedy show featuring Dan “The Trance Man” Kimm and Soxx “The Hypno Chip” will be performing.

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Doors open at 7 p.m. and the shows starts at 7:30. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students and seniors. For reservations and other information, call 775-720-4817.

Volleyball team seeking donations

The second annual King of the Mountain volleyball tournament will be held Saturday and Sunday at Zephyr Cove. Open division play begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, while the mixed division takes place on Sunday.

On Saturday, members of the Whittell volleyball team will be present and looking to raise money for a tournament in Las Vegas. The school is helping with some of the costs, but the Warriors are responsible for raising the rest of the money.