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Local golf results

Aug. 3, four-person four club net, for Plus 55 Boulder City Men's/Women's Golf Association:

Flight A, first place at 122: Carlene Voerding, Bob Kennedy, Wade Cordray and Ernie Green.

Second place at 125: Larry Arnold, Amo Sanchez and Phil Sewell.

Flight B, first-place at 123: Randy Lemos, Deb Lemos, Dee Imboden and Ken Miyazono.

Second place at 127: Jess Hamilton, Wayne Ross, Garland Saip and Clark Newby.

Closest to the pin on holes No. 4, 7, 14 and 17: Jeff Novak, Clark Newby, Larry Arnold and Garland Saip, respectively.

Tournaments for those 55 and older are held the first Thursday of the month.


Aug. 21, four-man scramble tournament for Boulder City Men's Golf Association:

First place gross at 65: Wade Cordray, Bob Kennedy, Cecil Short and Jim Turner.

Second place gross at 65: Steve Betley, Bruce Gold, Ken Taylor and Ron Ohlhausen.

First place net at 51.2: Larry Eden, Mike Frye, Jeff Novak and Larry Arnold.

Second place net at 51.4: Garland Saip, Jim Stephens and Jim Ropp.

Closest to the pin on holes No. 4, 7, 14 and 17: Bullseye shooter Bruce Gold, Bruce Gold, Bruce Gold and John Ryan.


Aug. 22, first place gross at 62: Romeo Ramos, Anthony Spingler, Bill Bahr and Lou Kachnik.

Second place gross at 63: Charles Mailhot Jr., Rick Fellows, Kevin Rossiter and Ken White.

Third place gross at 66: Jason Janson, Russ Gilmore and Homer Myers.

First place net at 48.5: Wendy Layne, Mike Layne and Mike Falvo.

Second place net at 49.4: Lary Street Bruce Courtney and Ken Miyazono.

Third place net at 51.6: Glen Colgate, Jason Bardol and Jason Ng.

Closest to the pin on holes No. 4, 7, 14 and 17: Brian Bien, Jeff Novak, Homer Myers and Ken White.

Information on how to join these two Boulder City Golf Associations is available on the bulletin boards at Boulder City Municipal Golf Course, as is information about the Winterwood Men's and Boulder City Women's golf associations.

Registration begins for youth sports

Registration is now being accepted from those interested in participating in Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department’s 2023 youth basketball or floor hockey leagues.

Trail provides glimpse into dam’s history

A trail passes through tunnels of Lake Mead history and hints at the challenges of taming a once-wild Colorado River to harness its water and power. The mostly flat Historic Railroad Trail allows walkers and bicyclists to travel back to the early 1930s on a path where tracks once guided trains hauling materials and critical components for Hoover Dam’s construction.

City Recreation

Youth sports return for fall

Pickleball proves popular; city to add courts

The sport of pickleball is expanding faster than the dry areas at Lake Mead, with over 5 million players nationwide. Boulder City has noticed this and, in a recent City Council meeting, approved $160,000 of the American Rescue Plan Act COVID-19 relief funds for additional courts in the city.

Fishers angle for best spot

Anglers covered the shorelines at Veterans’ Memorial Park on Saturday, June 11, as Boulder City hosted the Southern Nevada free fishing day event.

94-year-old still out on the green

Feeling younger than ever, 94-year old Virginia “Birdie” Hurst is an avid golfer who has no plans to slow down.

Catalina evokes visions of romance, nature

For many who grew up in the 1950s or ’60s, the name of Santa Catalina will always evoke the vision of California at its most romantic, thanks to the Four Preps’ influential pop song of the same name. But the actual island has helped city folk enjoy romance, nature and elegant surroundings in their preferred proportions for nearly a century.

Waterfall standout of Grand Staircase-Escalante

While it would take a lifetime to see all the extraordinary wonders of the 1.87-million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah, even on a short visit you can hike to some of the highlights. One of the standouts, that most people are eager to visit, is Lower Calf Creek Falls.