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Local Sports Briefs

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Sheila Davis hit her fourth hole-in-one on Sunday, Sept. 16, at Lakota Canyon Ranch Golf Club. She used her a 9-iron on the 93 yard seventh hole.

Davis has hit a hole-in-one twice on this hole and twice on the 17th hole at Lakota since starting to play golf three years ago.

The shot was witnessed by Jason Steele, Michael Mason and her husband, Dennis.

Three Rivers Youth Football players will be out in full force at Glenwood Springs High School’s Stubler Memorial Field on Sunday.

Teams from New Castle, Aspen and Basalt will be battling teams from Glenwood.

It begins at noon with the Glenwood Junior Demons taking on New Castle H and K Trucking. At 2 p.m., Glenwood Young Services will play against the Zweig team from Aspen and, at 4 p.m., Glenwood Berthod Motors will face Basalt.

Spectators are welcome.

United Volleyball Club of the Rockies will hold an organizational meeting for potential players and parents from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 7 at Glenwood Springs Middle School.

United is open to girls from Aspen to Parachute to Vail and everywhere between. Tryouts will be held Nov. 11 from 1-3 p.m. for girls 14 to 16 years old and from 4-6 p.m. for girls 17 and 18.

Visit http://www.UnitedVBC.com for more information on the club.

New Castle Recreation is holding the SpikeFest grass volleyball tournament on Saturday, Sept. 29.

The tournament format will have players registering individually, and they will then play with different partners throughout the day until king and queen champions are crowned. There will be pool play in the morning, with all teams advancing to playoff brackets in the afternoon.

Current USA Volleyball rules will apply, with some local exceptions. The registration fee is $20 per player and includes a T-shirt and lunch.

Pre-registration is required by Sept. 27, and can be done online at http://www.newcastlerec.com or by phone at 984-3352.

New Castle Recreation is currently accepting registrations for its upcoming youth basketball programs.

The Tiny Tots basketball program for 4- and 5-year-olds and the Pee Wee program for ages 6-7 both include practices once a week on Wednesday evenings beginning the week of Oct. 23. These programs conclude in late November with a skills showcase. The registration fee for these programs is $50 per player.

A girls youth basketball league is open to participants in the third through sixth grades and includes two practices a week along with games against other area recreation department teams on Saturdays. The registration fee is $60 and includes a jersey.

Registration can be done either by telephone at 984-3352 or online at http://www.newcastlerec.com.

The Glenwood XC 5K is Saturday, Sept. 29, at 8:15 a.m. at the Colorado Mountain College-Spring Valley soccer fields. This cross country-style course features grass and soft surfaces with views of Mt. Sopris and the surrounding area.

The cost is $15 or $25 with a T-shirt and all proceeds go to the Glenwood Springs High School cross country team. Registration is the day of race, beginning one hour before race time.

The race is the second in the three race Glenwood XC Fall Race Series. Contact Mike Schneiter if you have any questions, 309-4795.

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