Sports Briefs: South Tahoe Pop Warner Jr. Pee Wees seeking support, Elks Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Kahle needs basketball referees | TahoeDailyTribune.com

Sports Briefs: South Tahoe Pop Warner Jr. Pee Wees seeking support, Elks Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Kahle needs basketball referees

Tribune staff report

STPW JR. PEE WEES SEEKING COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR SHOWCASE

The South Tahoe Pop Warner Jr. Pee Wee football team is 6-2 with a Snow Bowl game this weekend against the Sparks Ducks. In its latest contest, the Vikings took the field with the minimum number of players and still handed the Reno Wolfpack a 26-6 loss.

Despite a lack of numbers and a number of injuries, the team was invited to join an elite group of teams Best of the West showcase over Thanksgiving weekend. The Vikings have started to fundraise in hopes to make enough money for hotel rooms and are also seeking help from the community.

If anyone would like to donate, they can call or text the team’s coaches at 661-319-4306 or the team mom at 530-318-5429.

ELKS TO HOLD ANNUAL HOOP SHOOT CONTEST IN GARDNERVILLE THIS SATURDAY

The Tahoe/Douglas Elks will hold their annual Hoop Shoot contest on Saturday, November 14, at 10 a.m. The contest will be held at the Douglas County Community Center Gymnasium, located across from Lampe Park on Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville, Nevada.

The contest is open to all boys and girls ages 8 to 13 years old as of April 1, 2016. There is no cost to compete and tennis shoes are mandatory.

Winners in each of the three age categories will be eligible to compete at the District Shoot Finals in Reno, Nevada on Jan. 16. State Finals will be held in Hawthorne, Nevada on Feb. 13 with Regional Finals in Las Vegas on Feb. 27.

The National Championship Contest will be held in Chicago on April 16. For more information, call Gary Wendt at 775-265-6136.

BASKETBALL REFEREES NEEDED FOR KAHLE LEAGUES

Kahle Community Center is looking for basketball officials for its upcoming youth and adult basketball leagues. Prospective referees must be at least 16 years old and training will be provided.

For more information or to put your name on the list, call Kahle Community Center at 775-586-7271 and ask for Tobias Donahue.