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July 21, 2004

Sports Briefs

AYSO sign-ups to end July 24

The American Youth Soccer Organization Pahrump Region 808 has announced its registration schedule for the 2004 fall season.

Children born between Aug. 1, 1985 and July 31, 2000 are eligible.

Registration on-line is already available at www.soccer.org; link to eAYSO and follow the instructions.

That is option A.

Option B is to walk in and register at the Ninth Grade Academy at the corner of Calvada and Mt. Charleston, Saturday, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Bring a birth certificate (for new, non-returning boys and girls). And something new will be required in 2004; a parent must present a child's social security number for both new and returning players.

Registration fees are:

• $70 for first child; the fee includes a CDC card.

• $65 for second child, and

• $60 for third child.

9-ball league to organize

The Pahrump Valley 9-Ball League has scheduled a 2004-2005 preseason meeting, to be held in August under the direction of the new officers: Doris Jackson, president; Peggy O'Brien, vice president, and Paul Stuart, secretary-treasurer.

E-mail Stuart at pks@avnv.net. Call Jackson at 372-5238 and O'Brien at 727-8482.

Beatty, Tonopah horseshoes on tap

Horseshoe pitching tournaments are scheduled in Beatty and Tonopah during summer 2004.

The National Horseshoe Pitchers Association World Championships are July 26-Aug. 7 at Pocatello, Idaho, in Holt Arena, an indoors football stadium.

Tonopah will be the site for the Nevada State Championships Aug. 27-28-29.

Competition begins at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 27 and 28, and at 6:30 a.m. Aug. 29. Nevada's annual dinner-elections and meeting will start at 6 p.m. Aug. 28. Beatty will host singles and doubles tournaments Oct. 29-30-31.

State Senior Games Sept. 25-Oct. 9

The 24th annual Nevada Senior Games will be contested in Las Vegas Sept. 25-Oct. 9.

The Games are for men and women 50 years old and up.

The sports include archery, badminton, basketball, bocce, bowling, cycling, dance, golf, horseshoe pitching, pool, racquetball, road race, swimming, table tennis, track and field, triathlon, volleyball and weightlifting and fitness.

State winners qualify for the nationals, to be contested in Pittsburgh, Pa.

For information on all events to be contested and other aspects of the Games, go to the website at www.nevadaseniorolympics.com.

Senior softball players in action

Senior softball players gather each Monday and Friday at Petrack Park, starting at 7 a.m.

June 3-July 15 are poker dates

The 2005 World Series of Poker will be played later and the preliminary rounds will be contested at a new site.

The Rio Casino will host all but the final two days of the WSOP, which will start on a Friday, June 3, and finish on another Friday, July 15.

The final two days of the $10,000 buy-in World Series of Championship finals will be played at Binion's Horseshoe Casino, which hosted the first 35 tournaments in their entirety.



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