Softball, baseball leagues seek umpires
The Northern Nevada Officials Association softball chapter is recruiting umpires for the 2000 season. The first organizational meeting will take place on Jan. 23 at 3:30 p.m. at the California Building at Idlewild Park in Reno. The season begins in mid-March.
The NNOA Softball Chapter provides umpires to high schools throughout western Nevada and portions of eastern California.
For more information, about becoming a softball umpire and to receive an informational brochure, call (702) 688-6464.
The NNOA’s Baseball Chapter also is recruiting umpires for the 2000 season. The first organizational meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 at Bishop Manogue High School in Reno. The regular season begins in mid-March. The chapter provides umpires to high schools for competition.
For more information about becoming a baseball umpire and to receive an informational brochure, please call (702) 626-3606.
Friday evening, Jan. 7 will be Tom Orlich Night at South Tahoe High School to commemorate Orlich’s 500th victory as the school’s basketball coach.
The school invites all former players of coach Orlich who contributed to any one of the wins to attend. The 500th win came Dec. 11 in the Gridley, Calif., Invitational Basketball Tournament against Merrill West.
Tom Orlich night will run in conjunction with South Tahoe’s home game against Douglas, which begins at 7 p.m. A short program will follow the game.
For details, call South Tahoe athletics director Frank Kovac at 543-2255.
On Jan. 22, the Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation will play host to its second annual KSEF Beach Party at the Red Cliffs Lodge. The lodge will turn into a beach, with tropical food, drinks to go along with contest, dancing, tunes and a raffle. Participants should dress in their coolest beach attire. The adult-only event benefits the athletes of the Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation. Tickets cost $15, and are on sale at the KSEF offices and at the General Store.
Fifth annual Kirkwood Junior Team Series kicks off.
It’s time to put up or shut up as teams make their picks in January for the fifth annual Kirkwood Junior Team ski racing series.
Sponsored teams draft athletes for the Kirkwood Junior Team Series, and the professional KSEF coaches provide guidance. There is still room for more athletes, ages 6-15. Sign-ups take place before tryouts. Registration forms are available: call the Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation at (209) 258-5733 or email email@example.com. Races are on the schedule for Feb. 20, March 12 and March 26.
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