Local Sports Briefs
The New Castle Titans won the Three Rivers Youth Football League Super Bowl over the weekend, defeating the Glenwood Springs Junior Demons, 25-6. New Castle put together a perfect 7-0 season. The team was sponsored by Olde Towne Moving & Storage.
The Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey Association mite team (ages 8 and under) will hold a mandatory meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 6-7 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Community Center.Grizzly Hockey coach Nick Senn will present information regarding the upcoming season, including information on the annual Grizzly Hockey Mite Jamboree, the annual Colorado Avalanche intermission skate and the USA Hockey American Development Model (ADM) clinic.All Grizzly Hockey mite families, as well as those with children wishing to start playing hockey, are encouraged to attend. On-ice practices will begin on Monday, Nov. 12, and be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-6 p.m.For more information, contact mite team manager Lydia Senn at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.grizzlyhockey.com.
The 2012-13 winter sports meeting will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m. in the main gym at Glenwood Springs High School. All parents are encouraged to attend.Individual winter sport programs will meet immediately after the general session. Team policies and procedures will be discussed during these meetings. Practice begins on Friday, Nov. 9, and all student-athletes must have completed paperwork in hand to be able to practice.
Defiance Volleyball Club will be having tryouts for the 2013 club season this Sunday and on Nov. 12. All tryouts for girls in the eighth grade and younger will be held this Sunday at Riverside Middle School. Tryouts for high school-aged girls will be on Monday, Nov. 12, at Riverside Middle School. Tryout times on Nov. 4 will vary dependent on age. Visit defiancevb.com in order to print out a tryout form and to find out tryout times. Players must complete a tryout form and bring the required tryout fee in order to participate in tryouts. For more information, contact Scott Black at email@example.com or Denise Greene at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Runners, joggers, walkers and non-runners are invited to sign up for the Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run.This Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 22) will begin at the Glenwood Springs Community Center at 10 a.m. Test your running abilities on a fresh new course.Pre-race registration will be held at Independence Run and Hike in Carbondale starting today. The Glenwood Springs High School boys and girls swim teams, along with the Sopris Barracudas, will be pre-selling race entries as well starting Nov. 7. Pre-race registration will be $7. Race-day registration will be $10 and begin promptly at 9 a.m. inside the community center.
Registration for the upcoming 2012-2013 winter season is now open. Save $50 by registering by today.The Buddy Werner program is designed for skiers aged 6 to 12 years who want to develop ski skills in a fun, kid-oriented program designed to give children an exposure to alpine ski racing. Participants meet in small groups with volunteer adult coaches on eight Saturdays (January through March). Skiers are instructed in the basics of ski racing and team participation, with an emphasis on learning slalom and giant slalom racing under close supervision by experienced coaches and parents who are accomplished skiers.Registration is now open and available on the Sunlight Winter Sports Club website at http://www.sunlightwintersportsclub.com. The cost of this year’s program is $300 if you sign up today. It increases to $350 beginning tomorrow.For program details, a season calendar and online registration, visit the team’s website or call Bob Lockard at 618-2101.
Burning Mountain Bowl will be starting a men’s league in New Castle. The league will begin on Wednesday, Jan. 9, and will run every Wednesday for 16 weeks. The league will consist of four-man teams. There will be an organizational meeting on Jan. 2, 2013, at 7 p.m.
Crown Mountain Park is putting on a youth indoor soccer camp Dec. 4-6 and 11-13.Dribbling, passing and shooting will all be covered, and campers will participate in games and competitions. The camp is designed to help kids have fun playing and learning the game of soccer. Kids in the fifth through seventh grades will play from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Basalt Elementary School gym.The registration deadline is Friday, Nov. 30. Call 963-6030 to register or for more information.
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PHOTO: Fire in median by Grizzly Creek caused brief closure of I-70 in Glenwood Canyon Wednesday afternoon
Eastbound traffic on Interstate 70 sits at a standstill just east of exit 116 in Glenwood Springs after a small fire ignited in the median near Grizzly Creek and briefly shutting down both lanes of traffic on Wednesday afternoon.