Local Sports Briefs
Lakota Canyon Ranch Golf Club is holding Friday night couples tournaments over the next several months.
The tournaments, which begin May 14, tee off with a 5 p.m. shotgun start. Tournament dates are: May 14, June 18 (sign up before June 11), July 16 (sign up before July 9), Aug. 20 (sign up before Aug. 13) and Sept. 17 (sign up before Sept. 10).
Men will play from the blue tees. Women will play from the red tees. Handicaps will be used, so be sure to have an established handicap before the first tourney.
Sign up in the clubhouse. Leave your phone number and/or e-mail.
Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation is offering girls softball this summer.
The season runs from June 1 until July 31 and games, held at Vogelaar and Sopris fields, are on Mondays and Thursdays. Two divisions – 7- and 8-year-old coach pitch and 9-10 softball – are offered.
Contact Matthew Kraemer at 384-6313 or visit http://www.glenwoodrec.com for more information.
Glenwood Springs Soccer Club is hosting a players clinic on May 16. The clinic runs from 1-4 p.m. ($30) and is for kids 7 to 14 years old. A coaching clinic from 4:30-6 p.m. ($20) follows.
The clinic will be held at Glenwood Park soccer field and registration is available on the soccer website (www.glenwoodsoccer.org) or by calling the club office at 945-6091.
Glenwood Springs Invitational is slated for May 29-30
The 12th annual Glenwood Springs Invitational soccer tournament will be held at Gates Soccer Complex May 29-30.
Registration is underway for boys and girls teams in the U10-U14 age brackets. Register by April 30.
More information is available at http://www.glenwoodsoccer.org or by calling the club office at 945-6091.
It’s time to sign up for the Emily Johnson Play it Forward 3v3 Soccer tournament. Round up six players for the June 5-6 tournament at Gates Soccer Park (located at CMC’s Spring Valley Campus).
Girls and boys teams in the U8 to U18 age divisions, as well as co-ed adult teams, are welcome to sign up. There are both recreational and competitive brackets.
Proceeds benefit two scholarships for Coal Ridge seniors, as well as a new scholarship for a soccer player from the other high schools in our valley (from Parachute to Aspen) who shares the same passion that Emily had in the sport that she loved.
Go to http://www.EmilyJohnsonPlayItForward.org to register.
The Glenwood Springs High School boys basketball program is holding a parent meeting at 6 p.m. on May 24 at the school. Parents of all current or future players and invited to attend.
The meeting will cover players’ summer schedule and serve as a meet-and-greet with new coach Cory Hitchcock.
Call Hitchcock at (970) 901-7118 for more information.
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Roaring Fork Schools volunteers who have already completed a comparable background check through an approved entity would be good to go.