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Area Sports Briefs

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Glenwood Springs High School girls soccer teams are “playing it forward” next Friday as they present a youth soccer skills clinic at GSHS, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the school’s practice field.

Clinic participants will be challenged in a learning atmosphere with technique and tactical training suitable for girls and boys, ages 7 to 14. Players of all skill levels are invited and they should arrive to the clinic ready to play and with their water bottles.

Preregistration will be held the week of the clinic at the GSHS home game on April 29. The fee is $15 per participant prior to April 30 and $20 per participant at the clinic. This fundraiser benefits the Glenwood Springs High School girls soccer teams.

Glenwood Springs Soccer Club is hosting two soccer clinics in May.

On May 2, from 3-6 p.m., Arsenal Youth Soccer will offer a clinic for kids 9 to 16 years old. The entry fee is $35.

On May 16, the club will offer a players clinic from 1-4 p.m. ($30) for kids 7 to 14 years old and a coaching clinic from 4:30-6 p.m. ($20).

The clinics will be held at Glenwood Park soccer field and registration is available on the soccer website ( or by calling the club office at 945-6091.

The 12th annual Glenwood Springs Invitational soccer tournament will be held at Gates Soccer Complex May 29-30.

Registration is underway for boys and girls teams in the U10-U14 age brackets. Register by April 30.

More information is available at or by calling the club office at 945-6091.

Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation is offering girls softball this summer.

The season runs from June 1 until July 31 and games, held at Vogelaar and Sopris fields, are on Mondays and Thursdays. Two divisions – 7- and 8-year-old coach pitch and 9-10 softball – are offered.

Contact Matthew Kraemer at 384-6313 or visit for more information.

Registration is now open for the 11th Annual Mother’s Day Mile, which is scheduled for May 9 at 1 p.m.

The one-mile race, sponsored by Glenwood Medical Associates, is a fundraiser for the Advocate Safehouse Project. Pre-registrants will receive an eco-friendly, reusable bag with race goodies.

All participants receive a rose at the finish line, homemade apple pie and a chance to win age-group awards from the Imani Workshop in Eldoret, Kenya. Also, a gift basket silent auction will be held under the big tent.

Pre-registration can be done in person at Glenwood Medical Associates (located at 1830 Blake Ave.) and at U.S. Bank at the corner of Eighth Street and Grand Avenue.

Online registration is at Downloadable registration forms can be found at or The cost is $15 per person or $55 per family.

For more information, or to volunteer, contact Nancy Reinisch at or 945-2632.

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