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The Glenwood Springs High School cheerleading squad will be holding tryouts for the 2010-11 school year this Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at the school. Any student in the eighth through 11th grades who will attend GSHS next school year is eligible to try out.

Tryouts are 6-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and start at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Contact Lynn at 379-1848 with questions or for more information.



The 11th annual Grand River Gallop 5K Run and 2K Family Fun Walk will be held Saturday in Rifle.

Registration will be at 8 a.m. at the Grand River Hospital and Medical Center. The race starts at 9 a.m.



The entry fee is $18 in advance and $20 on race day.

The cost is $30 for families in advance and $35 on race day. For an entry form, visit http://www.grhd.org, pick one up at Grand River Hospital and Medical Center or call 625-6439.

This event benefits Meals on Wheels of Western Garfield County and is part of the Colorado River Valley Charity Race Series.

The MS 5K Run takes place May 15 at the No Name rest area at 8 a.m. A pancake breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m.

Entertainment will be provided by Defiance Stringband, Cookie the Clown, Glenwood Springs High School’s cheerleaders, Glenwood Percussion Ensemble and more.

The run costs $25. Register at walkMScolorado.org. For information, call (888) 925-5265.

The Glenwood Springs Ladies Golf Club will tee off the 2010 season with a season-opening scramble at Glenwood Springs Golf Club on April 24. The tournament gets underway with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.

The cost is $34, which includes nine holes of golf, lunch and prize pot (cart is additional). The scramble is open to all women interested in golfing.

Call the GSGC clubhouse at 945-7086 to get signed up or with questions.

This year’s dues are $75. That money goes toward your handicap fee, weekly prize money, weekly long-drive and closest-to-the-pin contests, an end-of-year banquet and miscellaneous operating expenses.

GSLGC regular-season play is on Thursdays, starting April 29. For golfers wanting to play 18 holes, there is a 2:30 p.m. tee time. For ladies wanting to play nine holes, the tee times are from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Once again this summer, New Castle Recreation Department is partnering with Challenger British Soccer on a summer camp that allows children to advance their skills.

The camp will run July 26-30. Register at at http://www.challengersports.com. Free jerseys are given to those who register 45 days before camp.


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