Area Sports Briefs
Glenwood Springs CO Colorado
The 11th annual Sequoia Glen 5K Run/Walk is slated for March 20 at 3 p.m. The race starts and finishes at the base of Mitchell Creek Road in West Glenwood Springs.
The cost to enter is $10, with all proceeds going to benefit the Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation in Silt.
Registration begins at 2 p.m. on race day. Runners and walkers may also pre-register at Indpendence Run and Hike in Carbondale during regular business hours through March 18.
This is the first race in the 2010 Colorado River Valley Charity Race Series. For more information, or to pre-register in Glenwood, call 945-0979.
The Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey Association’s Grizzly Squirt C hockey team (U10) hosts visiting Aspen at 6 p.m. tonight at the Glenwood Springs Community Center ice rink.
This is the last game of the season for the Squirts.
The Grizzly Squirt C team represents the growth of the GSYHA, as this was the first opportunity for the Grizzlies to field two different teams (B and C) within the same age group.
A win would advance the Grizzlies past Steamboat and Aspen in the league standings.
The Glenwood Grizzly Midget Major team (U18) follows later in the evening, at 7:30 p.m., when it hosts visiting Vail/Eagle.
This is a special for night for the Grizzlies, as it is the last home game for longtime Grizzlies Dan Abshire (captain), Tony Bosco (assistant captain), Trey Fox, Jake McPherson, Conner Pawlak and Ryan Young.
With a win, the Grizzlies would climb another playoff spot and be right behind valley rival Aspen, with the chance to advance past them over the weekend.
All games are free and open to the public.
Moe’s Southwestern Grill is supporting the Grizzlies on this night with “Grizzly Night at Moe’s.” A percentage of sales will benefit the GSYHA.
Three Rivers Little League is looking for 9- to 14-year-old girls to play softball. The season starts in April and practices start soon.
Register at http://www.eteamz.com/trll.
For more information, call Cheryl Fiscus at 903-3093 or Paul Burbridge at 947-1101.
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