Capital City holding tryouts |

Capital City holding tryouts

The Carson-City based Capital City Volleyball Club is holding tryouts for the 2007-08 season on Sunday, Nov. 18. The tryouts are open to sixth to 12th graders.

Players are encouraged to sign up online at Make sure to click on the appropriate age group.

All tryouts will take place at the club’s facility at 5680 Morgan Mill Road in Carson City. The club has three levels of competitive teams (beginning, intermediate and advanced).

On Sunday, Nov. 18, tryouts for 17 and 18 year olds are from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 15 and 16 year olds from 2-4 p.m. and 12, 13 and 14 year olds go from 5-7:30 p.m.

The club had more than 170 girls from around the Northern Nevada and Lake Tahoe regions. Capital City has helped a dozen players receive college scholarships.

Cost of the tryouts is $20. For more information, visit the club’s Web site or call (530) 544-2538.

Whittell varsity volleyball coach Dan McLaughlin, who has led the Warriors to four consecutive 2A state titles, is the club director.

Club soccer tryouts scheduled

The Douglas-County based Elements United Soccer Club is holding tryouts for the spring 2008 season. Now in its fourth season, Elements has open tryouts this fall for its Under-11, Under-15 and Under-17 girls’ teams and for its Under-15 boys’ team. Any girls players 17 and under can attend the tryouts for the girls’ teams and any boys players 15 and under can try out for the boys’ team.

The first two tryouts will be held at Zephyr Cove Park on Nov. 11 (3-5 p.m.) and Nov. 12 (4:30-6 p.m.). The next three tryouts are at Lampe Park in Gardnerville on Nov. 15 (4:30-6 p.m.), Nov. 17 (3-5 p.m.) and Nov. 18 (3-5 p.m.).

Elements United Soccer Club has players from South Lake Tahoe, Stateline, Incline Village and the Carson Valley. For more information, call Tony Cormier at (775) 781-5813.

Also assisting Cormier is Fritz Schweigert, who can be reached at (775) 783-8840, and Lindsay Douglas, an assistant coach at Whittell and a South Tahoe graduate who is also an integral part of the club.

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