Local Sports Briefs
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Coal Ridge High School’s girls soccer team resumes the Class 3A state playoffs on Saturday. The Titans will host Discovery Canyon at 11 a.m. in the second round. The winner moves on to next Thursday’s state quarterfinals.
Glenwood Springs’ Darin Binion won the solo men’s division of last weekend’s 18 Hours of Fruita cycling competition.
Binion completed 28 laps, three more than second-place finisher Daniel Boromisa.
Glenwood Springs’ Myriah Blair was the first female to cross the line at the recent Collegiate Peaks Trail Run in Buena Vista.
Blair completed the 25-mile course in 3 hours, 41 minutes, 22 seconds. Her time netted her eighth overall.
The third annual 5K Walk/Run For their Lives will take place June 5 at the Stoney Ridge ball field (located behind the old Roy Moore Elementary School in Silt).
The walk/run, which is a benefit for the Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation in Silt, starts at 8:30 a.m. The foundation rehabilitates and releases wild animals.
For registration and further race information, contact Sandy at 987-3593.
The Strawberry Days Tennis Tournament is back for the first time since 2007.
The June 1-6 tourney will be held on courts throughout Glenwood Springs and features an array of divisions based on age and skill level. There are both adult and youth divisions. There will be both singles and doubles play.
The cost is $25 if you enter one bracket, $35 if you enter two or $45 for three. You may enter a maximum of three events. Adult matches will be played after 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday.
Players are guaranteed at least two matches and are required to play at their published National Tennis Rating Program (NTRP) level or above.
The registration deadline is May 28 at 6 p.m. Register by mail, phone or in person at the Glenwood Springs Community Center.
Contact Sue Geist at 948-7084 for more information.
Grand Valley High School will be hosting the Gold Medal Squared volleyball camp from July 12-15.
The cost of the four-day, eight-hour-a-day camp is $225. A non-refundable $100 deposit is due May 28.
Camp runs from 12-4 p.m. and 5:30-9:30 p.m. each day and is open to sixth- through 12th-grade athletes.
For more information, contact David Walck at Grand Valley (285-5705 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.
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.
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