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Glenwood Springs Middle School will be the site of the Elks Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Jan. 12.

Boys and girls 8 to 13 years old are eligible to participate. Registration will run from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m., with the competition beginning at 10 a.m. Participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate.

Contact John Pelland at 379-5625 for more information.

The Junior Titans Ballers Camp, a winter basketball camp, is slated for Jan. 2-5 at Coal Ridge High School.

All boys and girls in the third through eighth grades are eligible to sign up. The camp will run from 8-10 a.m. each day. T-shirts and snacks are provided.

Contact CRHS boys basketball coach Paul Harvey at (970) 665-6737, (970) 274-1582 or pharvey@garfieldre2.org to register or for more information.

Wednesday, Jan. 2, is the last chance to pre-register for the Sunlight Winter Sports Club's Buddy Werner program.

From 4-6 p.m. at the U.S. Bank community room (1901 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs), you can register your racer for the youth ski team and pick up his/her racing bib. This is a chance to avoid the lines and craziness of opening morning on Saturday, Jan. 5.

This season, a $25 bib deposit is required (in the form of a check). The check will not be deposited and will be returned at the end of the season when bibs are returned.

Coaches are meeting on Sunday, Dec. 16, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and will be skiing in preparation for the season.

Buddy Werner primer: This program is for youngsters 6 to 12 years old who are recreational skiers and want a basic exposure to alpine ski racing competition. Racers gather at Sunlight Mountain from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each Saturday beginning on the first non-holiday weekend in January. Adult volunteer coaches run the show.

Contact Bob Lockard with questions at 618-2101.

Burning Mountain Bowl in New Castle is offering a variety of different league options beginning in January.

The Tuesday night mixed league's second session will begin Tuesday, Jan. 8. Sign up your team by Jan. 3.

The Wednesday night men's league (four-man teams) will begin Wednesday, Jan. 9. An organizational meeting will be held on Jan. 2 at 7 p.m.

The Thursday afternoon mixed league is always accepting bowlers. The next session will begin Jan. 3 at 1 p.m.

The Saturday juniors league will begin on Saturday, Jan. 6, at 10 a.m.

The New Castle Recreation Department invites all snow lovers to attend an inaugural club meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 9, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the New Castle Community Center.

The purpose of the meeting will be to introduce snow enthusiasts to other people with similar interests, and possibly put together some group trips this winter. If you enjoy snowshoeing, skiing or snowboarding, register on the www.newcastlerec.com website under NCR Interest Groups, or just come to the meeting.

For more information, contact New Castle Recreation at 984-3352.

The Team Sopris swim team, which is based out of Glenwood Springs, is seeking an energetic assistant coach to help with its year-round program.

Applicants must have a swimming background and be willing to work afternoons, weeknights and the occasional weekends.

Direct questions and resumes highlighting aquatic experience to coach Damon Garrison at liquidcoach@gmail.com.

Additional details on the Team Sopris program can be found at www.teamsopris.org.


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