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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Rifle High School has an opening for an assistant volleyball coach and an assistant cheerleading/pom coach.

Anyone interested can contact Troy Phillips at 665-7739 or tphillips@garfieldre2.org. Each applicant will need to send in a letter of interest with a resume of experience and three references.

The All Sports Speed and Strength Camp is coming to Rifle.

Geared toward high school and middle school athletes, the camp teaches training techniques that improve explosiveness, strength and overall cardiovascular condition.

Sessions run now until Aug. 13, Monday through Friday.

Boys in the ninth through 12th grades train from 7-9 a.m. Girls in the ninth through 12th grades train from 9-11 a.m. Sixth- through eighth-grade boys train from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and sixth- through eighth-grade girls train from 1-3 p.m.

All sessions are held at the Rifle High School weight room and track facilities. A registration form and parental consent forms are required prior to attending.

The camp costs $100 if registered before June 11. Register on or after June 14 and the cost is $150. All checks or money orders are made payable to: Garfield School District No. Re-2.

Scholarship and/or payment options are available with written notice by contacting Adam Archibeque at amr39solutions@gmail.com.

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.

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

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 dwalck@garcoschools.org).


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