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Rifle Parks and Recreation is seeking umpires for adult softball and youth baseball and softball programs for the upcoming summer season.

The season will run from May to mid-August. Applicants must be at least 14 years old. Pay is $15 to $25 per game DOQ. Job descriptions and employment applications can be found online at http://www.rifleco.org/employment.

More info: Jeff, (970) 665-6575.



Winners of the New Castle Fishing Derby, held by Cub Scout Pack 221 at Alder Park in New Castle, were announced on Monday.

In the 8-and-under age group, Drake Harcourt caught the biggest fish (141⁄2 inches), Evan Long and Gracen Tharp caught the most fish (four) in one hour, and Kodiak Kellogg caught the smallest fish (71⁄2 inches).



In the 9- to 15-year-old category, Chenney Castonon caught the first and largest fish of the day (141⁄2 inches). Bryce Pappas and Josh Brooks each caught nine fish in one hour, and Moses Jurido came away with the smallest fish, a goldfish that was 53⁄4 inches.

Sophomore Larry Schmueser, a Rifle High School graduate who wrestles at Colorado State University-Pueblo, earned a first-team all-academic honor from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference recently. Schmueser has a 3.74 GPA in construction management.

To qualify for academic all-RMAC, student athletes must have a grade point average of 3.30 or better, be a starter or reserve, and have completed two consecutive semesters or three quarters at their current institution.

Registration is now open for the Roaring Fork Women’s Triathlon Team 2013 summer training program.

Orientation meeting is Thursday, April 25, at Glenwood Medical Association. First training session begins on Wednesday, May 8, and continues weekly through Aug. 5. The premier women’s training program is in its14th year of teaching women the basics of swim, bike, run/walk, heart rate training to complete a sprint triathlon. For more information and to register see http://www.roaringforktriteam.com. Registration is limited.

Contact Judy Haynes 970-618-1066 or Nancy Reinisch nrein@rof.net.

The New Castle Recreation department will will offer a Tiny Tumblers program beginning today.

The program will run on Tuesdays from 11-11:45 a.m. at the New Castle Community Center, and the sessions are geared for children ages 2-4. Session 1 will run from April 9-30, and Session 2 will be from May 7-28. Registration is $25 per child, and registration deadline is Thursday.

Information/registration: (970) 984-3352, ot http://www.newcastlerec.com.


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