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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Glenwood Springs High School cheerleading program is holding a mini clinic today from 4-6 p.m. at the old GSHS gymnasium.

The cost is $28 and participants cheer, dance and stunt with the GSHS cheerleaders. The participating girls will then get the chance to perform at halftime of tonight’s Glenwood Springs-Palisade football game.

Girls should bring a water bottle and lots of spirit. There is no need to RSVP. Just show up at 4 p.m. and look for the cheerleaders.

Contact Jody Jordan at 618-6691 or Kate Hatch at (303) 903-2859 for more information.

Colorado West Select Soccer Club’s U16 girls team is advancing to the Colorado State Cup quarterfinals, qualifying for the championship round after two weekends of bracket play in Denver.

On Sunday, CWS defeated Broomfield, 2-0, on goals by Taylor Chaffetz and Audrey Rose Kachin. Both were assisted by Jamie Madson.

In bracket play, Colorado West Select’s defense (Katie Werman, Jamie Madson, Grace McSwain, Mackenzie King, Leah Swander and goalkeeper Elie Borszich) recorded two shutouts in four games and Courtney Coffey and Taylor Chaffetz led all scorers.

Next Sunday, CWS will play the Colorado Springs Pride for an opportunity to advance to the State Cup semifinals.

CWS is a western Colorado regional youth soccer club with players from most towns across western Colorado, including Vail valley, Glenwood Springs, Grand Junction and Montrose.

The Glenwood XC 5K is Saturday at 8:30 a.m. at the Colorado Mountain College-Spring Valley soccer fields.

This cross country-style course features grass, soft surfaces and views of Mount Sopris and the surrounding area.

The cost is $15 for just the race or $25 with a T-shirt. All proceeds benefit the Glenwood Springs High School cross country team. Registration is the day of the race.

Contact Mike Schneiter at 309-4795 with any questions.

The fourth annual Banzai Trail 5K Run/Walk is slated for Oct. 29 in West Glenwood.

The race, which begins at 9:30 a.m., will start and finish on Donegan Road. The course routes runners into Ami’s Acres Campground before joining a jeep road and single-track trail along Storm King Mountain. Next is a quick trip up Mitchell Creek Road toward the Glenwood Springs Fish Hatchery to the turnaround point. A fast downhill to the finish area follows.

Preregistration and race-day registration are both $10, with all proceeds going to help the Rifle Animal Shelter, the Pauline Schneegas Wildlife Foundation in Silt and the Valley Dog Rescue in Carbondale.

Preregistration can be done the week of the race (Oct. 24-28) after 4 p.m. each day at the race start line on Donegan Road or by calling Mike at 945-0979 or Craig at 987-4805. Preregistration is encouraged as race-morning help is limited.

Refreshments and ribbons will follow the race. Grand prizes will be awarded to the best male and female Halloween costumes of the day, so dress up.

The Ram Classic Golf Tournament, a fundraiser to benefit Roaring Fork High School athletics, is slated for Oct. 7 at River Valley Ranch.

The 18-hole tournament tees off with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. and is $100 per person or $400 per team. Individuals and pairs will be matched to form teams.

Contests include: hole-in-one, longest drive, straightest drive, closest to the pin and a poker round. Extras include a box lunch, $5 mulligans, door prizes, a raffle and an awards ceremony. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

To register, call Larry Williams at 355-4554 or email rfbball08@yahoo.com or contact Kirk Cheney at 379-3031.

The New Castle Recreation Department is looking for fall and winter wrestling coaches for its youth wrestling program.

Contact New Castle Recreation at 984-3352 if interested.

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