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Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation is holding an after-school youth flag football program. Participants will learn the fundamentals, such as passing, offense, defense, stance and more.

The program, which will be held at Vogelaar Park, is for first-, second- and third-graders and runs from 3:45-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Sept. 4-Oct. 4.

Participants should dress to get dirty and bring a water bottle each day.



Register at the Glenwood Springs Community Center by Aug. 31. The cost is $40 for community center members and $50 for non-members if signed up before Aug. 24 or $50 for members and $60 for non-members if signed up after Aug. 24.

Call the community center for more information at 384-6301.



Glenwood Springs High School is hosting a youth football camp at the school’s fields Tuesday-Thursday, Aug. 14-16, from 4:45-6:30 p.m.

This non-contact camp will feature football skills instruction for boys and girls in the third through eighth grades. Members of the GSHS football coaching staff and the program’s varsity players will serve as coaches.

The cost is $30, which includes a T-shirt. Registration will be available the day of camp and participants must provide insurance. Bring a water bottle, cleats and a ball hat.

Call 704-3228 for more information.

The Aspen Leafs men’s hockey team is joining a USA Hockey-sanctioned senior elite league called the Western States Hockey League.

The Leafs are looking for sponsorship and elite level players for the 2012-13 season. There will be 20 league games, with a four-team playoff held in Las Vegas. The league includes teams from Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Nevada and California.

If interested, contact Rio Jacober at 319-0146 or Rjacober@me.com.

The American Legion Women’s Auxiliary is hosting its 13th annual Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament at Ranch at Roaring Fork on Saturday, Sept. 8.

The 18-hole event gets under way with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Teams are comprised of four players, and the cost is $40 per golfer.

Each team will share four clubs. A barbecue and awards ceremony will follow at the Legion.

The Legion has been a large fundraising contributor to the Roaring Fork School District Re-1 for many years and is asking for hole sponsors and tournament participants.

If interested in donating, make a check out to: American Legion Women’s Auxiliary and drop it off after 3 p .m. or mail it to 97 N. Third Street, Carbondale, Colo., 81623.

For more information, call the Legion at 963-2381 or Julie at 309-5417.

Crown Mountain Park and Recreation District is holding a 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Saturday, Aug. 25. The tourney features three divisions – open, under-18s, women’s and over-35s.

Teams may have a maximum of four players and the cost is $100 for the open division, $80 for the women’s and over-35 divisions and $60 for under-18 teams.

Glenwood Springs Valley Youth League baseball team, the Twins, finished first in the 9- and 10-year-old age group. The Twins played against other teams from Glenwood, Carbondale, Basalt and Aspen. The season finished with a single-elimination tournament. Players included: Taber Uyehara, Will Berkheimer, William Grosscup, Lorenzo Garcia, Jaymin Kanzer, Nolan McPherson, Bryan Hernandez, Isaac Burt, Brandyn Morse, Tyler Thomas, Teagan Rae, Tanner Rae and Garrett Dollahan. The coaches were Dave Kanzer, Kevan Brady, Adam McPherson, Mike Dollahan and Kevin Rae.


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