Local Sports Briefs
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
The Glenwood Springs High School baseball coaching staff and varsity players will be offering a hitting camp on Saturday. It is open to 8- to 14-year-olds, with a focus on mechanics and skills of hitting.
Hour-and-a-half sessions will be available beginning at 8 a.m. The camp fee is $20 and includes a Demon baseball shirt.
For more information and to reserve your session, contact Eric Nieslanik at 379-9974 or 384-5612.
Colorado River Valley Little League is having registration and team placement sessions at 1 p.m. on March 20 and 21 at Deerfield Park in Rifle. The baseball league is open to boys and girls from 9 to 14 years old.
All players must attend one evaluation session for team placement. CRVLL serves New Castle, Silt, Rifle, Parachute, Battlement Mesa and Meeker. The season features interleague play with Three Rivers Little League.
The cost is $100 per players, which is in addition to a $50 uniform deposit.
Contact Josh Wright at 625-3394 or Mark Bosworth at 948-9040 for more information.
Both Aspen Mother Puckers teams were victorious in doubleheader hockey action Saturday night at the Ice Garden.
The B team defeated the Glenwood Springs Ice Queens early in the evening, 3-1.
The MP2s got on the scoreboard midway through the first period when Glenwood Springs’ Jeanne Golay slid one in from the top of the circle, unassisted.
Ice Queen Amanda Stephens answered the goal with one of her own a minute later to tie it up.
Stephanie Cantor got the game-winner, assisted by Gina Guarascio (both of Aspen), one minute after the tie hit the scoreboard.
Katherine Gleason of Snowmass Village put in the insurance goal during a third-period Aspen power play, assisted by Cantor and Golay, to bring it to 3-1.
Goaltender Amy Snyder of Aspen stopped 15 of 16 shots on goal. The Puckers outshot the Queens with 29 attempts on Glenwood goalie Sonya Hemmen, who stopped 26 of them.
The MP2s are now 6-5-1 in Mountain League play. They’ll host the Eagle Down Valley Divas this Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Ice Garden. Admission is free.
The Puckers’ A team hosted CU twice on Saturday, gaining a win and a tie.
The win came Saturday night, with the score 0-all going into the third period. Lindsey Utter of Carbondale flipped the puck into the net from the post during a power play, off passes from Susie Theriot of Basalt and Mowita Rondeaux of Aspen. CU answered quickly, tying it up 1.
Elizabeth Severy of Aspen got the game-winner with a slap shot from the blue line with 20 seconds left, bringing the final score to 2-1.
Aspen netminder Ellen Winter stopped 25 of 26 shots on net from CU, while the Puckers put 22 shots on the CU goal.
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The family of Rosie Ferrin has worked to clean up and make safe again the old schoolhouse in downtown New Castle. Ferrin died this summer and had owned the building that included classrooms turned into apartments for years.