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Local Sports Briefs

The third annual Derbs Softball Tournament, which supports the boys high school baseball team and the girls basketball team, is slated for Sept. 16-17 at Two Rivers Park and Sayre Park in Glenwood Springs.

The cost is $250 per team and there are brackets for both men’s teams and co-ed teams. All teams will play at least three games. There will also be a home run derby with prizes.

First-place teams will receive T-shirts. Spots will go to the first eight paid teams.

Register by calling Shannon at 948-8537 or emailing your info to Derbysx4@q.com.

Local athletic trainers are holding a series of concussion presentations throughout the valley in the coming weeks. The dates and times are as follows:

• Aug. 24 at Roaring Fork High School, 7 p.m.

• Aug. 25 at Glenwood Springs High School, 7 p.m.

• Sept. 14 at Aspen High School, 6 p.m.

The talks will center around new scientific research on concussions, what to do in the case of a concussion, how to deal with concussions in younger children and what local athletic trainers are doing to educate the community.

Tom Carnish aced the 14th hole at Aspen Glen on Aug. 14. The shot, which sailed 127 yards and was powered by a 9-iron, was Carnish’s fifth hole-in-one at Aspen Glen and the seventh in his lifetime.

Jacob W. Smith smacked a hole-in-one at Rifle Creek Golf Course on Aug. 13.

The 10-year-old used a 5-iron to sink the 140-yard shot. Masi, Tod and Kyler Smith witnessed the ace.

The Three Rivers High School Football Association is looking for officials. Prospects will be trained and a time commitment is required.

Hands-on training is every Wednesday night at either Glenwood Springs High School or Gypsum Town Hall. Officials will start out with sub-varsity games until proficiency is achieved.

Officials from Rifle to Glenwood, from Eagle to Vail and from Carbondale to Aspen are needed.

Call Tom Goode at 379-0488 or Dan Chicoine at 948-3258 for more information.

The first annual Red Mountain Trail Race will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 9:30 a.m. on the Wulfsohn Mountain Park trails by the Glenwood Springs Community Center.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. A four-mile race or a “short” three-mile option will be offered for runners and walkers on difficult single- and double-track trails.

This is a fundraiser for the Glenwood High School cross country team. The cost is $15 for the race or $25 for the race and a T-shirt.

For more information, contact Mike Schneiter at 309-4795.

Aug. 13-14

First flight

First gross – Doug Jones

Second gross – Joe Morrill

First net – Bob Campiglia

Second net – Dennis Lucero

Second flight

First gross – Tim Roe

Second gross – Mike Chastain

First net – Pat Hayes

Second net – Kevin Helmer

Third flight

First gross – Dave Ruechel

Second gross – Steve Webb

First net – Bob Spuhler

Second net – Bob Hawkins

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