Sports Briefs for the week of May 8 through May 14
Tom Swickard captured the Emerson Lake Men's Club Spring Medal Tournament Saturday-Sunday, April 28-29, firing net rounds of 70 and 69. Finishing a shot behind was Thomas Brown Jr. and Steve Trevino took third at 141.
In the second flight, Jim Padilla captured the title with a 139. Brian Dunn followed three shots behind and Guy Bird was third.
Larry Helt chipped for birdie to beat Tim Semon in a sudden death playoff to win the third-flight crown.
Winners of each flight will represent Emerson Lake at a Northern California Golf Association event later this year.
The Emerson Lake Two-Man Best Ball Tournament will be held Saturday-Sunday, May 12-13. There will be gross and net divisions, and prizes up to $400. To register and for more information, call Todd Sickles at 257-6303.
GOLF COURSE OPENS
The Likely Place RV and Golf opened last month to several new additions. Graveled cart paths, driving range, teaching proferssional and practice putting green have been added to the course, located outside Likely 80 miles north of Susanville off Highway 395. The menu in the clubhouse has upgraded, providing breakfast and lunch Tuesday through Sunday.
Golf memberships are available. For more information, call 233-6676 or log on to www.likelyplace.com.
GRIZZ BOWL HELPS FOOTBALL TEAM
The Third Annual Grizz Bowl, featuring teams made up of correctional officers from High Desert State Prison and the California Correctional Center, is scheduled for Friday, May 11 at Lassen High School's Arnold Field.
Game proceeds help fund the Lassen High School football team's annual summer trip to Gold Beach, Ore., where players square off against some of Oregon's top teams in a full-contact camp.
The snack bar opens at 5 p.m., followed by the game at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for students. Lassen's football team receives 50 percent of gate sales.
HOOPS TOURNEY SCHEDULED
A three-on-three basketball tournament will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 19 to benefit Lassen High School's boys' basketball program.
Registration cost $40 per team before Friday, May 4 and $50 until Friday, May 11.
Divisions include fifth and sixth-grade boys and girls, seventh and eighth-grade boys and girls, ninth and 10th-grade boys and girls, and 11th and 12th-grade boys and girls. Teams cannot exceed four players.
For more information, call Joe Ray at 251-1171.
SUMMER CAMPS SLATED AT UNR
Football, volleyball and basketball camps will be held at University of Nevada-Reno this summer.
The non-contact football camp is set for Monday-Thursday, June 25-28. Each session will last from 9 a.m. to noon each day. UNR head football coach Chris Tormey, his staff and former players will instruct the camp. The cost is $85 per person. Call 775-784-4062 to register.
Volleyball camps are scheduled for Monday-Friday, June 11-15 and Friday-Sunday, July 27-29. UNR volleyball coach Devin Scruggs will head the instruction. Call 775-784-4046 for more information.
Basketball camps for boys and girls are set for Monday-Thursday, June 11-14; Monday-Thursday, July 30-Aug. 2; Monday-Thursday, Aug. 6-9. UNR men's head coach Trent Johnson will lead the instructional staff. Call 775-784-4046 for more infomation.
PAIUTE MEADOWS RUN RETURNS
The Eighth Annual Paiute Meadows Trail Run and Walk returns to Susanville Ranch Park Saturday, May 19.
Organized by Lassen Land and Trails Trust, the race starts at 9 a.m. with a free children's run. The two and 4.7-mile races begin at 9:45 a.m., followed by an awards ceremony.
More than 60 runners competed in 2000 with a larger field expected this year. Jesse McCleod of Susanville and Sherri McQuade of Santa Cruz were last year's 4.7-mile winners. Locals Pat Owens and Cassie Phillips were the two-mile champions.
Registration cost $10 for 18 year olds and older, and $8 for those younger than 18. Sign up before Thursday, May 17, by mail or at the Susanville Railroad Depot. Participants can also register by logging on to active.com.
For more information, call Phil Nemir at 257-2294 or Lassen Land and Trails Trust at 257-3252.
CLASS TO EDUCATE HUNTERS
Sierra Sportsmen's Club is conducting a hunting education class Saturday, May 12; Saturday, May 19 and Saturday, May 26 at the Susanville Assembly of God Church in Susanville.
For more information, call Bill Knox at 257-8030.
GET FISH LICENSE VIA INTERNET
Visit California Department of Fish and Game's new E-License web site to purchase that annual sport fishing license.
The new E-License web site was launched in January, along with an expanded array of online information and state services, and is included in the new "My California" web portal located at www.ca.gov. The E-License website is also accessible at www.dfg.ca.gov.
"We're thrilled to offer this site and we plan to continue to make it easier for the public to access our services," said DFG Director Robert C. Hight.
Once the easy online transaction is complete, anglers will receive their license in the mail within seven days. Those wishing to purchase a license for immediate use are still encouraged to drop by their nearest authorized license agent. A search engine to find a license agent in a particular location is available on the E-License site.
An Ultimtae Frisbee club is coming to Susanville this spring and is looking for members.
The fast-paced, non-contact sport is played by two seven-player teams on a field 70x40-yard field with end zones 25 yards deep.
The game combines the open field play of soccer, quarterback/receiver relationship of football and quickness of hockey.
Those interested can be placed on a phone listby calling Rick Davis at 257-9357. Pick-up games will start in early spring. A tentative club name is "Players of Ultimate in Susanville."
JOIN MODOC HORSEMEN
Applications are being accepted for the Modoc Horseman's Association of Alturas.
Membership fees for 2001 are $20 for a family, $15 for singles and 415 for juniors. Members will be able to participate in all five of the association's shows at a lower fee than non-members.
All events will be held at the Junior Livestock Showgrounds in Alturas. Call Pat Gaylord of Adin at 299-3310 for more information.
THREE-TIME CHAMP TO INSTRUCT CAMP
Learn wrestling techniques from three-time NCAA and Olympic champion Mark Schultz during a five-day camp At Feather River College in Quincy Monday-Friday, July 9-13.
Helping Schultz, head coach at BYU, will be NCCA champion Dan Chaid and national women's champion Kristy Schultz. Space is limited. Call Schultz at 801-897-4427, or 800-442-9799, extension 295.
TOURNEY HELPS LITTLE LEAGUE
The Third Annual Susanville Men's Slowpitch Softball Tournament is scheduled for Friday-Sunday, May 25-27 at Riverside Park in Susanville.
Teams placing first through fourth in the double-elimination tournament receive trophies. Players on the winning and second-place teams get T-shirts.
The most valuable player wins a Demarini Doublewall Fatboy bat and MVP T-shirt; top defensive player gets a Wilson glove and T-shirt.
The home run derby and contest for prizes will also be held. All proceeds go to the Susanville Little League. Call Cary Gray at 251-4752 for more information.
HORSE SALE SCHEDULED
The Feather River College horse program will hold its annual registered quarter horse and grade ranch horse sale on Saturday, May 19 at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds in Quincy.
The sale will featurecollege-raised and trained horses and consigned horses from the community. The preview begins at 8 a.m., followed by the auction at 1 p.m.
Call 541-533-2105 for more information.
SHASTA LAKE REPORT
On the Sacramento River, fishing for rainbows has been productive in the Redding area, approximately 10 to 20 fish a day. Fish with spin gear, Glo bugs, Hot Shots and Flatfish. With fly gear, try nymphing with Hairsears, Pheatsant tails and cattis-pattern flies.
At Shasta Lake, search around the dam for rainbows and browns, trolling the surface with Needlefish and Flatfish. Starting to see King salmon in the same area, ranging from four to five pounds.
For the latest conditions, call 800-670-4448 or 231-6151.