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Sports Briefs

Little League sets registration sessions

Boulder City Little League will accept registrations for its upcoming season during two special sessions.

Those interested in playing can register from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday or from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the gym at ABC Park, 801 Adams Blvd.

Four age divisions are offered: rookies, 6 (as of Aug. 31) -9 years; minors, 8-11 years; majors, 10-12 years; and juniors 13-15 years.

Cost to play for the season is $110 for rookies and minors, those 6-10 years old, and $130 for majors and juniors, those from 11-15. There is a $25 sibling discount and a maximum fee of $275 per family.

For more information or to obtain a registration checklist, visit www.bouldercitylittleleague.com.


Golf tourney to benefit BCHS baseball program

The Boulder City Scramble XXV will be held Saturday at Boulder Creek Golf Club, 1501 Veterans Memorial Drive. The tournament benefits the baseball program at Boulder City High School.

The four-person scramble will get underway at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start. Check-in will begin at 6:30. More than $500 in team prizes will be awarded.

Cost of the tournament is $95 per player, which includes green fees, cart, three raffle tickets and lunch.

Both golfers and raffle items are still needed.

For more information, contact Reese at 702-218-5866 or by email at rwr941 @interact.ccsd.net.

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.