Local Sports Briefs
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Miles for the Marrs, a 5K run/walk benefit for the Marr family from Glenwood Springs, will be held Saturday, Dec. 22, at 10 a.m. at Glenwood Springs High School. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the cost is $10 or whatever donation you see fit. No matter the weather, come out and support the Marr family.
Contact Mike Schneiter at 309-4795 or at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
The New Castle Recreation Department is offering a variety of volleyball programs this winter for both youth and adults.
The popular Tuesday adult mixed quads league begins in mid-January and is ideal for both recreational and competitive teams. Teams are required to have a minimum of one female on the court during play and the league is self-officiated. The registration fees are $120 per team and the deadline is Jan. 11.
Spike It Youth Volleyball is a new program for children 8 to 14 years old and will be held on Tuesday evenings once a week for six weeks. The focus of the program will be on teaching and developing the basic skills of the sport and the program will include weekly drills and scrimmage games. The registration fee is $40 and the program dates are Jan. 22-Feb. 26.
On Saturday, Feb. 9, NCR will host the Winter Blast Quads Tournament beginning at 9:30 a.m. Teams can be any combination of male and/or female players and the format will be pool play with teams placed in playoff divisions based on their pool play results. The registration fee is $80 per team by Feb. 4 or $100 after that date.
Registration for these programs can be done online at http://www.newcastlerec.com or by phone at 984-3352.
Glenwood Springs Middle School will be the site of the Elks Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Jan. 12.
Boys and girls 8 to 13 years old are eligible to participate. Registration will run from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m., with the competition beginning at 10 a.m. Participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate.
Contact John Pelland at 379-5625 for more information.
Telemark Skier Magazine will stage the first annual Suds n’ Ski Tour, a unique combination of beer, live music and the only telemark ski movie of the year.
Carbondale will serve as one of the tour’s six stops. Suds n’ Ski will will be at The Black Nugget (403 Main St.) on Thursday, Dec. 20, beginning with a showing of the telemark ski movie “Let’s Go!” at 9 p.m.
A performance by outlaw country band Lorin Walker Madsen and The Hustlers will follow at 10 p.m. At 11:30 p.m., punk rock band Riva Rebels will take the stage.
“Let’s Go!” introduces viewers to the Telemark Skier Crew, a high-octane group of freeheel skiers in search of the perfect turn.
A Facebook invite is located at http://www.facebook.com/events/407033092700437.
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