Area Sports Briefs
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Heavy snowfall has halted high school sports in the Roaring Fork Valley.
Tuesday’s Coal Ridge-Rifle and Glenwood Springs-Grand Junction Central basketball games were postponed to yet-to-be-determined dates. The games were scheduled to be played in Rifle and Grand Junction, respectively.
The annual Elks Lodge Hoop Shoot contest, for boys and girls 8 to 13 years old, is slated for Jan. 9 at Glenwood Springs Middle School.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. for 8- and 9-year-olds, followed by other age groups.
Approximate shootout times are 10 a.m. for the 8-9 division, 10:45 a.m. for the 10-11 competition and 12:30 p.m. for the 12-13 age group. There are separate competitions for boys and girls.
All contestants must bring a birth certificate (division slotting based on age as of April 1, 2010). Athletic shoes are required.
Participants get a total of 25 free throws and trophies will be awarded to the top three scores in each division. Boys and girls in the 8-9 grouping have the option of shooting from a line four feet inside the regulation free-throw line.
Contact Terry Galbreath at 379-3821 or email@example.com.
The Carbondale Recreation and Community Center will again play host to a winter men’s basketball league. Games begin Jan. 3, but participants are urged to sign up early. Full payment is required to reserve a spot in the league, which is for players 18 years and older. The registration deadline is Dec. 21.
Contact Jessi at 704-4115 for more information, or if you are interested in a ref position.
Three Rivers Little League is looking to add a girls softball division for children 9 to 12 years old (third through sixth grade). Players and coaches are needed to help form a team. Play will start in the spring.
If interested, contact Cheryl Fiscus by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (970) 903-3093. Confirm interest by Dec. 20.
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