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Glenwood Springs High School is holding its fall sports meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the school’s Jeannie Miller Theater. Teams will branch off into individual meetings as the night wears on.

Parents can sign their student-athletes up online at rfsd.org under the athletics tab beginning Tuesday.

Coal Ridge High School is holding a youth football camp geared toward players entering the third through sixth grades this Tuesday through Thursday. The camp, which will be held at the high school football field, will run from 6-7:30 p.m. each night.



To register, call Jerry Zywiec at 230-0311 or sign up the day of camp at 5:30 p.m.

Registration is open for fall adult softball with Carbondale Recreation. There will be both co-ed and men’s leagues.



The season begins Monday, Aug. 15, for co-ed and on Tuesday, Aug. 16, for men’s leagues. Games begin at 6 p.m. and players must be at least 18 years old.

New this season, co-ed teams may play four women and six men.

The cost is $400 per co-ed team and $450 for men’s teams.

For more information, call the Carbondale Recreation and Community Center at 704-4190 or register online at http://www.carbondalerec.com.

Glenwood Springs Soccer Club is accepting registrations for a youth soccer camp this Monday through Friday. The camp, with guest coaches from Arsenal Youth Soccer, will be held at the Glenwood Park soccer field from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day.

Registration for players 8 to 14 years old is $125. There is also a half-day option for players 4-8 for $85 from 9 a.m.-noon.

Register online at http://www.glenwoodsoccer.org/camps.html or call the club at 945-6091 for more details.

Glenwood Springs Soccer Club will host a coaching clinic for club coaches and parent volunteers in the valley who want instruction before the fall soccer season begins.

The coaching clinic will be offered on Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Glenwood Park soccer field.

From 2-4 p.m., the focus will be on U10 and under players. From 4:15-6:15 p.m. on, players U11 and over will be the focus.

Volunteer coaches are invited to attend at no charge, but call 945-6091 or email soccer@sopris.net to reserve a spot for the clinic.

Come for the afternoon and follow the training progression from U6 to U18. Participate in the clinic, question-and-answer session and get to know other coaches in the valley.

Rifle Creek Golf Course is hosting its senior tournament Aug. 13-14.

The tourney is open to men and women 50 and older. Play starts at 11 a.m. on Aug. 13 and at 8 a.m. on Aug. 14.

The entry fee is $90 plus cart. That includes green fees, prizes and meal on Sunday afternoon. Sign up at the pro shop or call 625-1093.

The 35th annual Basalt Half Marathon, arguably one of the area’s fastest and most scenic races, returns to Basalt at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13.

The race begins just below Ruedi Reservoir along the Fryingpan River and winds down to Lions Park. Runners will be transported from Basalt Middle School (51 School St.) to the start by bus promptly at 7 a.m. Registration is $40 if registered in advance or $50 on race day.

Interested participants can register online at http://www.active.com until Aug. 11. All proceeds will benefit the Basalt High School cross country team.

For more information, contact Ron Lund at 618-2063.

The Rocky Mountain Polo Championship will return to Stout Ranch, which is located near New Castle, on Aug. 14.

Play begins at 11 a.m. A silent auction and barbecue will also be a part of the day’s festivities.

To get to Stout Ranch, go south and then west off Interstate 70’s New Castle exit. Travel five miles on Garfield Creek Road and then take a right on Baldy Creek Road and follow the signs to the ranch.

Visit http://www.stoutranch.com or call (970) 566-0818 for more information.


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