Soccer sign-ups begin
The South Lake Tahoe American Youth Soccer Organization (Region 282) will start registration Saturday and continue into May.
Early bird registration is Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at Kahle Community Park and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Center. On April 23, the registration runs from 4 p.m. through 7 p.m. at the Recreation Center.
Registration fees are $40 for the first player, $35 for the second player in a family, $30 for the third player in a family and $20 for each additional family member.
Regular sign-ups are May 7 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Center. On May 10 registration runs from 10 a.m. to noon at Kahle and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Recreation Center. Regular registration fees are $5 more than the early bird fees.
Players must be at least 5 years old by Feb. 1, 1998 and may not have reached 19 years old by Aug. 1, 1997. Any child who didn’t play in Region 282 last year must bring a copy of their birth certificate in order to register.
Region 282 also needs volunteer coaches, referees, assistant referees, field maintenance workers and other helpers.
For more information, phone Steve Palmieri at 577-0102 or Scott Douglas at 577-1299.
More runners are needed for a spring semester running class that began Monday at LTCC.
The class, which meets Monday and Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 5:50 p.m., is taught by by Lake Tahoe Community College coach Terry Adams-Schmidt, who was recently selected as USA Track and Field Pacific Association runner of the year.
Schmidt encourages all interested athletes, including those who merely want to get fit for the summer as well as those interested in going out for the team, to sign up for the fitness-building class.
“It’s a fun, low-key preconditioning class,” Schmidt said.
The South Lake Tahoe Babe Ruth league will meet Thursday night in the Lake Tahoe Community College Board Room.
From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. is a board of director meeting with the managers convening from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The public is welcome.
Twin brothers Cavin and Brad Ross of the South Tahoe Wrestling Club brought home first- and second- place medals, respectively, at the Nevada State Wrestling Championships April 4 in Tonopah.
Cavin won his weight division by pinning an opponent who had previously beaten him. Brad has had an impressive year by taking second place in the state championships in his first year of wrestling.
Coach/dad Doug Ross, himself a member of the first South Tahoe High School 1968 wrestling team, was pleased with the increased technique repertoire noticed in both wrestlers during this tournament against the top wrestlers in the state of Nevada.
Both wrestlers have qualified to wrestle in the USA Wrestling Western Regional Tournament in Butte, Mont., in the later part of June. Western Regionals include all wrestlers who qualified in 10 Western states. Winning in the Western Regional would qualify the wrestlers to compete in the nationals, which will be in Fargo, N.D.
This year seven South Tahoe club wrestlers to qualify for the Western Regional. The other wrestlers in addition to Brad and Cavin Ross are Garret Gibb, 1997 state champion; Miles Wallace, second in state; and Ryan Wallace, sixth in state. Randy Henson and Kevin Maslow are able to petition for entry based upon their previous tournament performances.
The Alta Alpina Cycling Club is having its annual general membership meeting on April 10 at 7 p.m. at Embassy Suites in South Lake Tahoe.
Alta Alpina Cycling Club is a nonprofit organization for cycling enthusiasts to enjoy a variety of activities. Sunday road rides are offered for all ability levels and a training road bike race series that includes time trials, road races and circuit criterium is offered on Wednesday evenings throughout the spring and summer. Mountain bike rides are also scheduled periodically.
The club co-sponsors the famous Death Ride in Markleeville on July 12. It is also sponsoring the Pine Nut Cracker, a mountain bike race, on June 29 and the Carson Valley Classic, a USCF race, on July 19 and 20.
The membership meeting is open to all interested individuals and upcoming events will be discussed. All members present have a chance to win valuable prizes, including a set of Spinergy Wheels, road or mountain.
For details about the meeting or the club, call the Alta Alpina Cycling Club Hotline at (702) 265-5412.
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