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.
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.
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.
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.
A Wednesday Associated Press article published in the Post Independent incorrectly attributed a lost fumble in the Denver Broncos’ 27-21 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football to Willis McGahee. Knowshon Moreno actually fumbled the ball.
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Policy that dictates what for-profit activities should be officially sanctioned within Glenwood Springs parks is being reviewed by city staff and will likely come before the city council for final approval later this summer.