Local Sports Briefs
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
The Glenwood Springs High School cheerleaders will be putting on a mini-clinic from 4-6 p.m. this Friday at the GSHS auxiliary gymnasium. Youngsters are invited to cheer, dance and stunt with the high school cheerleaders.
The cost is $25 with a T-shirt or $20 without one. Girls need to bring a water bottle and lots of spirit.
Participating girls will get the chance to perform that evening at halftime of the Glenwood-Steamboat Springs football game at Stubler Memorial Field.
There is no need to R.S.V.P. 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.
Coal Ridge High School has openings for two assistant girls basketball coach positions and one assistant boys basketball coach position.
If interested, visit http://www.garfieldre2.org and apply.
Aspen Glen Club is hosting a one-day charity golf tournament – the ClubCorp Charity Classic – on Friday, Sept. 28, at 10 a.m.
The entry fee of $100 includes golf and a dinner. The entire entry fee goes to charity.
Two-person teams will compete in three different formats over the course of 18 holes. Net and gross prizes will be awarded.
Visit http://www.clubcorpcharityclassic.com to register.
The annual Ram Classic golf tournament, a fundraiser for Roaring Fork High School athletics, is on the slate for Friday, Oct. 5, at River Valley Ranch in Carbondale.
The cost per person for the 9 a.m. scramble tournament is $100 per person or $400 for a team. Individuals and pairs will be matched to form teams. The cost includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, a box lunch, $5 mulligans, door prizes, a raffle and an awards ceremony.
Contests include: hole-in-one, longest drive, straightest drive, closest-to-the-pin, poker round.
Sponsorships are also being accepted. A hole sponsorship is $250 (sign on tee or green). A corporate sponsorship is $1,000 (signage and a team comp) and a title sponsorship is $3,000 (tournament name, signage, two team comps).
To register, contact Kirk Cheney at 379-3031 or call Larry Williams at 355-4554 or email him at email@example.com.
What do a footrace through Glenwood Canyon, fall weather and Literacy Outreach have in common? Put them all together on Oct. 6 and you have the Glenwood Canyon Shuffle Race for Literacy.
Registration is now open for all ages and levels of participation. The Shuffle is a run/walk 5K or a half marathon.
Transportation is provided to both races’ one-way course starting lines. Meander through the canyon at your own pace on a mostly gentle downhill grade to the finish at No Name.
This year, race organizers are offering $100 cash prizes to the winner of the half marathon (both male and female). They’re also shuffling the deck, and the best poker hand will win $100 cash.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Literacy Outreach office at 945-5282.
The fifth annual Banzai Trail 5K Run/Walk will be held in West Glenwood on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 9 a.m.
The scenic course takes runners through Ami’s Acres Campground and along Storm King Mountain on a single-track trail before finishing with a climb and descent of Mitchell Creek Road.
The $10 entry fee benefits the Schneegas Wildlife Foundation in Silt as well as several local animal shelters. Race-morning registration runs from 8-9 a.m.
For more race information, or to pre-register, call 945-0979.
Team Sopris will be hosting a free Gold Medal Stroke Clinic for aspiring young swimmers this Friday from 4-5 p.m.
Kids will join coach Damon Garrison in the Glenwood Springs Community Center pool to work on technique and be evaluated for group placement.
Team parents will be on hand to answer questions about the Team Sopris year-round swim program (for ages 6 through high school).
Visit http://www.teamsopris.org to R.S.V.P. and for more information.
It’s time to dust off those summer cleats, forget about the football season for a day and hit the diamond for one last outing of co-ed softball beginning Saturday, Sept. 29.
Modified slow-pitch co-ed rules are used for this tournament and teams are guaranteed two games at the very least.
Teams must consist of a minimum of 10 players – five men and five women, 18 years old and up. The cost is $175 per team and team jerseys are available for the day for the first five teams that register. Games begin at 9 a.m.
The registration deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 26. Call 963-6030 to register or 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.
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