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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

John Pelland dropped a hole-in-one at Glenwood Springs Golf Club on Sunday.

Using a 6-iron, Pelland powered his ace 172 yards to the cup on the third hole. The shot was witnessed by John Tesmer, Alicia Crandall and Don Gillespie.

Sunlight Ski and Bike Shop is offering the cyclists of the Roaring Fork Valley the opportunity to throw on your aprons and get down and dirty with Taz Brown, a bike tech for more than 20 years and certified Ironman mechanic for five.



All you need is a smile and a couple of opposable thumbs to join her this Thursday from 6-7 p.m. to learn how to quickly and easily change your flat tire, perform basic mechanical adjustments and fine-tune your bike to keep it at optimal performance between visits to the shop.

New Castle Recreation is offering a variety of youth baseball and softball programs this summer.



Pre T-ball, T-ball and coach pitch baseball programs are all co-ed, and geared towards players ages 4 to 8 years old, with practices twice a week beginning in early June.

Participants receive instruction in the fundamentals of throwing, catching and hitting. Registration fees are $50 for these programs.

Baseball and softball programs are offered for boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 15, and teams typically practice two to three times a week with one to two games per week. Occasionally, weekend games will be scheduled.

Games are played against other teams in the Colorado River Youth League, and some travel is required.

Registration fees are $75 for baseball and $60 for softball. Registration is being accepted now, and can be done online at http://www.newcastlecolorado.org/recreation, or by phone at 984-3352.

New Castle Recreation is putting on the Sister’s Softball Clinic, a one-day clinic to help young players prepare for the upcoming season.

The clinic is May 26 at the Elk Creek Elementary ball fields, with 8- to 11-year-olds reporting from 8 a.m.-noon and 12- to 15-year-olds reporting from noon-4 p.m.

The fee is $25 per player, and registration is being accepted now, and can be done online at http://www.newcastlecolorado.org/recreation, or by phone at 984-3352.


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