Local Sports Briefs
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Glenwood Springs held its first-ever King/Queen of the Court doubles pickleball tournament and a double-elimination singles tournament over the past weekend. Players from as far as Montrose and Frisco came to participate.
In doubles play, individuals were placed in pools of four and played two matches with each partner combination. A second random pool with three different partner combinations followed before the four with the best records competed against and with each other in a final championship pool.
Saturday’s doubles results: 1. George Blocker, Glenwood Springs; 2. Dale Parker, Glenwood Springs; 3. Linda Griffith, Grand Junction; 4. Ken Hobbs, Grand Junction.
Sunday’s singles results: 1. Walter Cummins, Grand Junction; 2. James Main, Glenwood Springs; 3. Sydney Hayes, Carbondale; 4. Jerry Hayes, Carbondale.
Craig Nichols hit a hole-in-one at Glenwood Springs Golf Club on Saturday. Swinging a 6-iron, Nichols powered his shot 160 yards to the cup on the third hole. The shot was witnessed by Red Woolley and Jim Richmond.
This is the last week to register a team for this fall’s Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation volleyball leagues.
Wednesday’s co-ed 6v6 volleyball matches run Oct. 3-Dec. 12, with 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. start times. The last open gym is this Wednesday.
Sunday’s co-ed 4v4 league runs Oct. 7-Dec.9, with 2 and 3 p.m. match times. The last open gym is this Sunday.
Call the Glenwood Springs Community Center front desk to register at 384-6301.
The annual Tater Trot, a staple of Potato Day weekend, is slated for this Friday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Hendrick Ranch soccer field on Holland Drive in Carbondale.
The cost to register for the event, which features 5K and one-mile course options, is $20 per person or $65 for a family (four or fewer runners). Race proceeds benefit the Carbondale Soccer Club.
Call 704-1838 for more information.
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