Community spotlight: Olympic boxing trials will be held in Reno

The U.S. Boxing trials for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil are scheduled for Dec. 7-12 at the Silver Legacy Grand Exposition Hall and the Reno Events Center.

The trials, which will be free to the public, will have two sessions daily (1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.) at Silver Legacy. The trials will run next Monday through Thursday.

The finals are Dec. 11-12 at the REC. General admission is $15 and ringside is $25.

Season passes at CVGC

Season passes for Carson Valley Golf Club go on sale Dec. 15.

For single walkers, the cost is $950 and $1,450 with a cart. For a couple, the cost is $1,600 and with a cart it’s $2,425. The cost for a junior walker is $99.

For more information, call 265-3181.

Silver Oak passports on sale

Silver Oak is announcing golfers can play at 2015 rates if they buy a Passport or Acorn Club membership by the end of December for the 2016 season. The Passport membership is for unlimited golf, while the Acorn membership gives members big discounts on greens fees,

For more information, call James Potter, assistant pro, at 841-7000 ext. 107.

California International Marathon on Sunday

The annual California International Marathon is set for Dec. 6 in Sacramento.

The race was founded in 1983 by the Sacramento Running Association. It begins at the Folsom Dam, passes through semi-rural suburbs into bustling mid-town Sacramento, and finishes at the California State Capitol building. This is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon.

Several locals are expected to participate, including Nicole Kastens, Joe Thornburg and 12-year-old Parker Lehmann.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment