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Carol Stepniewski, an eighth-grader at Glenwood Springs Middle School, won her third straight All-Star Fenceline Run title on Wednesday.

The twice-yearly foot race is a contest involving the top runners among physical education students at the school.

Stepniewski finished in 2 minutes, 16.1 seconds on the soggy, snowy and slippery athletic fields at GSMS.



Eighth-grader Juan Vigil cruised to the boys title, winning in 1:51.

Two students – Quest and Tasia Christensen – returned to GSMS to compete in the race despite moving to Rifle last week.



Glenwood Springs High School will be hosting its winter sports meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in the school’s main gymnasium.

Specific sport breakouts will follow the general meeting. All winter sports athletes and parents should attend.

Winter practices begin on Friday, Nov. 11. Athletes will need to have all paperwork in place.

Athletes will need a current physical, online paperwork (available at http://www.rfsd.org), a signed activities handbook and fees to participate.

Flu shots will also be available before the winter sports meeting. The cost is $10 for students and $20 for parents.

Coal Ridge High School is seeking a varsity baseball head coach for the 2012 season. Anyone interested should contact Athletic Director Rick Schmitz at 309-1591.

Wednesday at Glenwood Springs Middle School

Top 10 boys

(grade in parentheses)

1. Juan Vigil (eighth), 1:51.0

2. Sergio Flores (seventh), 1:57.1

3. Dylan Mechling (eighth), 1:59.8

4. Mario Ramirez (eighth), 2:03.8

5. Quest Christensen (eighth), 2:04.1

6. Aguie Hernandez (eighth), 2:06.5

7. Caelan Ross (eighth), 2:07.0

8. Lance Brevig (eighth), 2:07.7

9. Alex Barragan (eighth), 2:09.6

10. Hayden Hassell (eighth), 2:10.0

Top 10 girls

1. Carol Stepniewski (eighth), 2:16.1

2. Emma Harbour (sixth), 2:23.8

3. Erica Diemoz (sixth), 2:24.4

4. Berenice Gutierrez (eighth), 2:25.3

5. Harlee Gonzales (seventh), 2:27.7

6. Eryn Peterson (sixth), 2:30.7

7. Maddi Peltzman (eighth), 2:32.4

8. Tasia Christensen (seventh), 2:32.9

9. Daniela Gonzalez (sixth), 2:33.2

10. Ginny Bergstrom (sixth), 2:34.3

Local U12 boys soccer teams from Carbondale (in white and blue) and New Castle placed first and second, respectively, in the recent Colorado Youth Soccer Tournament in Grand Junction (Oct. 29-30).


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