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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

No stranger to winning gold medals, Glenwood Springs High School senior-to-be Allison Brown added a couple more to her collection at the Rocky Mountain State Games in Colorado Springs last weekend.

Brown beat out the field in both the female 15- and 16-year-old 200- and 400-meter track and field races. She also claimed silver in the 100. Brown timed in at 28.34 seconds in the 200, 1:03.41 in the 400 and 13.73 in the 100.

At the State Games in 2009, Brown did exactly what she did in 2010, winning the 200 and 400 and taking second in the 100.



Back in May of this year, Brown helped Glenwood’s 4×100 and 4×400 relay teams to state titles at Colorado’s high school state track and field meet.

Bruce Sarver sunk a hole-in-one at Ranch at Roaring Fork Golf Course on July 31. Sarver’s ace fell on the eighth hole and was powered by a sand wedge.



Ron Nadon hit a hole-in-one at Glenwood Springs Golf Club on Aug. 1.

Swinging a Nike Rescue club, Nadon’s ace found the third-hole cup from 160 yards away. Peter Steckler and Dave Gambrel witnessed the shot.

Registration for the 17th annual Zoot Aspen Triathlon, which takes place Aug. 7 at the Aspen Recreation Center, is now open online at http://www.active.com.

The event will feature an 800-yard indoor swim, 17-mile bike to the Maroon Bells and conclude with a four-mile run in Maroon Creek Valley.

For more information, visit http://www.aspenrecreation.com.

Rifle High School is hosting Bears Football Camp on Aug. 9-12.

First- through sixth-graders go from 5-6:30 p.m. each day, while the seventh- through 12th-grade session is slated for 6:30-8 p.m.

Registration, which costs $20, is Aug. 9 at 4:15 p.m. Contact Damon Wells at 625-4577 for more information.

The Glenwood Springs Soccer Club is in need of coaching assistance for a U10 and a U14 boys team.

This group will practice two days a week starting in late August. The teams will play eight games on Saturdays during September and October.

If you have soccer experience and are interested in working with these teams, contact the club at 945-6091 or at soccer@sopris.net.

The club’s coaching directors will offer support and guidance, so don’t be timid.

Glenwood Springs Soccer Club is currently accepting registrations for U14 boys teams (seventh- and eighth-graders) and U10 boys (third- and fourth-graders). Register now as limited roster spots are available.

Open registration continues for U7 and U8 boys/girls (first- and second-graders). Register before Aug. 15. Register for U6 boys/girls (pre-school through kindergarten) before Sept. 9.

The club will also hold two informational meetings for current and prospective coaches from 6-8 p.m. on Aug. 12 and Aug. 19. Both meetings are at the Glenwood Park soccer field.

Visit http://www.glenwoodsoccer.org or call the club office at 945-6091 for more specific information and start dates for each age group.

A tryout session for the Coal Ridge High School girls volleyball team is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 16, at 4 p.m. in the school’s main gym.

The Coal Ridge volleyball team is also hosting a “Are You Ready For Tryouts?” boot camp at the school Aug. 9-12. Team coaches will prepare athletes with a basic skills training camp to prepare them for the upcoming season.

Camp runs Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 3-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday’s session is slated for 8-11 a.m.

The camp costs $60 per player, whether you attend the whole camp or just one day. Dinner is included in the fee.

For more information on either tryouts or the camp, contact coach Scott Black at 309-0359 or shblack@sopris.net.


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