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Local Sports Briefs

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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Glenwood Springs High School cheerleaders will be performing their nationals routine today during halftime of the home boys basketball game against Delta.

This is also the last chance to buy a spirit button and enter the drawing for a James Jensen painting valued at $1,800.

The Demon cheerleaders head off to nationals in Florida on Feb. 12.

During its home basketball games against Basalt tonight, Rifle High School is hosting a benefit dinner and silent auction to raise money for the family of Austin Booth, who died last month after a battle with the flu.

The dinner, which consists of sloppy Joes, salad and a dessert, costs $5 per person or $20 per family and runs from 3-6 p.m.

The girls varsity game is slated for 4 p.m. The boys tip off at 5:30 p.m.

Those who cannot attend the games may contact either Robb McGruder at 948-4054 or Kathy Terry at 665-7765 to make a donation.

Three Rivers Little League registration for softball and baseball is slated for Feb. 8 from 5-7 p.m. at Glenwood Springs Elementary School and from 5-7 p.m. on Feb. 10 at Glenwood Springs Middle School.

The fee is $150 and you will need a copy of your player’s birth certificate. The league is open to players 9 to 14 years old.

Forms may also be downloaded at eteamz.com/trll. All e-mail applications must be received before Feb. 18 to be valid.

For more information, contact league president Paul Burbidge at (970) 471-6047 or e-mail pburbidge@ranelson.com.

Skyline Ranch in Carbondale is holding a free reining clinic with Ryan and Kreistol Anderson on Saturday, Feb. 12.

From 10-11 a.m., there will be a colt starting demonstration. A reining demonstration and clinic are slated for 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Bring your horse and ride with Ryan.

Call Skyline Ranch at 948-0357 to save a spot.

The Endurance Classic, a 12-hour event that involves hiking up and then skiing/snowboarding/running down the hill, is coming to Sunlight Mountain Resort on Feb. 13.

Build a team, a duo or compete solo in this leg-pounding endurance event.

Visit http://www.sunlightmtn.com for more information.

The city of Aspen’s open space program staff and Roaring Fork Convservancy are joining forces on a naturalist Nordic ski outing along the Rio Grande Trail downstream of Stein Park in Aspen. The event is scheduled for Feb. 15 from 5:30-7 p.m.

Winter ecology, riparian habitat and the value of snow will be discussed. Bring your own classic cross-country skis and boots. This program does not include a lesson; it is meant for experienced skiers.

This is a free event, but registration is required at http://www.roaringfork.org/events. For more information, call (970) 927-1290.

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