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Local Sports Briefs

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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

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 today 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.

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.

Glenwood Springs Soccer Club is holding tryouts for its fall league the first week of June. Tryouts are for kids entering fifth through 12th grades.

Players are required to have $100 deposit, and anyone new to the club should bring a copy of a birth certificate and an application.

The schedule is as follows:

• Boys: Tuesday, June 1, 5-7 p.m., at Gates Soccer Complex.

• Girls: Wednesday, June 2, 5-7 p.m., at Gates.

• Makeups/callbacks: Friday, June 4, 5-6 p.m., at the Glenwood Park soccer field.

More specific information is posted on the club’s website, http://www.glenwoodsoccer.org. Contact the club by phone at 945-6091.

New Castle Recreation is partnering with Challenger British Soccer and Tetra Brazil on a pair of summer camps.

Tetra Brazil will come to town July 5-9, while Challenger will bring its camp to New Castle July 26-30. Both camps will be held at the V.I.X. Ranch fields.

Programs are offered for all ages and abilities. Go to http://www.challengersports.com for more details and to register. Register before June 11 for the Challenger camp to receive a free soccer jersey valued at $40.

For more information, call New Castle Recreation at 984-3352 or e-mail rec@newcastlecolorado.org.

The New Castle Recreation Department is looking for umpires for youth baseball and girls fastpitch softball. Contact NCR for more information at 984-3352.

The Coal Ridge High School volleyball team is holding a kids camp as a fundraiser, with all proceeds benefiting the Coal Ridge volleyball program.

Boys and girls, 7 to 12 years old, are invited to attend the June 28-30 camp and learn basic volleyball skills from Coal Ridge players and coaches.

Camp runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day (lunch provided).

The cost is $20 per day, or $50 for all three days, if registered by June 21. The cost goes up to $25 per day, or $60 for all three days, if registered after June 21.

For more information or to register, contact Scott Black at 309-0359.


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