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Local Sports Briefs

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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The 2012 Demons Youth Basketball Camp is slated for June 11-14 at the Glenwood Springs High School gymnasium.

The camp is for male and female athletes entering the fourth through ninth grades. Fourth- through sixth-graders meet from 9-11 a.m. each day, while seventh- through ninth-graders go from noon-2 p.m.

Camp instruction will emphasize the following: positive team attitude, motivation and goal setting, shooting, passing, ballhandling and dribbling, defensive concepts and total player development.

Players should wear a T-shirt, shorts and appropriate shoes and bring a water bottle.

Glenwood Springs High School boys basketball head coach Cory Hitchcock is the camp director.

Contact Hitchcock at (970) 901-7118 or at gshsboysbasketball@yahoo.com for more information.

Enrollment is limited to 100 campers per session.

Glenwood Springs High School is holding cheerleading tryouts for incoming freshman through 11th-graders April 17-19.

The first two days run from 6-8 p.m. and will be reserved for learning cheer material. The third day of action begins at 5:30 p.m. and will consist of the actual tryout.

Appropriate gym attire is required – a T-shirt, gym shorts and tennis shoes.

Contact Jody at (720) 618-6691 or Kate (303) 903-2859 for more information.

James Lee Karate is hosting a United States Karate Alliance tournament at Sopris Elementary School on Saturday, April 28. The action begins at 10 a.m.

Spectators are welcome.

The Colorado River Scramble golf tournament is set for Saturday, May 19, at Battlement Mesa Golf Course.

The tourney will feature a scramble format and a maximum of 36 teams of four. Play begins with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

A featured prize will be a new Ford Focus for the first player to score a hole-in-one on No. 3. Players will also compete for other prizes in a variety of competitions, including longest drive and closest to the pin.

All tournament proceeds will be used to support scholarships for Grand Valley High School graduates and other programs for the youth of the Parachute and Battlement Mesa communities.

For tournament information, call Roy. G. Brubacher at 285-9678 or 216-3945.

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