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The Glenwood Grizzlies Pee Wee A hockey team reached the postseason for the first time this past weekend and finished fourth in the Continental Divide Youth Hockey League after a weekend tournament in Aspen.

The Grizzlies finished behind Aspen, Vail and Steamboat Springs after dropping a pair of games in the four-team tournament.

Two members of the Glenwood Springs Middle School wrestling team took home individual championships this past weekend in the P.E.G. League wrestling tournament in Rifle.



Larry Flores of Glenwood earned a first-period pin of Riverside’s Colton Parsons in the 110-pound semifinals, then earned a 7-0 victory over Rifle’s Ryan Clark in the title match. At 115 pounds, Glenwood’s Riley Prough took first place, finishing 5-0 on the day. It included a tough 12-6 victory against Riverside’s Julian Ramon in the opening round of the tournament.

Felix Cano took third at 95 pounds, and 120-pounder Jon Vasquez, 125-pounder Alan Lopez and heavyweight Mosses Sarabia also earned third-place finishes. Fourth-place finishers for Glenwood included Jarrod Griffiths at 80 pounds, Juan Felan at 95 pounds, Sergio Flores at 115 and heavyweight Isaias Hernandez.



Glenwood finished its season at the Delta Middle School Invitational on Saturday.

The Glenwood Springs High School track and field team will host a spaghetti feed to benefit the program beginning at 6 p.m. Friday at Glenwood Springs Middle School.

Tickets will be $8 for adults and $5 for children. Prizes will be awarded, including a new pair of running shoes.

Information: Blake Risner, (970) 384-5517.

Glenwood Springs High School’s boys basketball program will host the annual Demons Youth Basketball Camp from June 10 to 13 at Glenwood Springs High School.

Male and female athletes in grades 3 through 9 are invited to attend. Grades 3 to 5 will run from 8 to 10 a.m., grades 6 to 7 will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and grades 8 to 9 will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sessions will be run each day of the camp. Enrollment is limited to 50 campers per session, and early registration is encouraged.

Camp instruction will emphasize motivation and goal setting, shooting, passing, ball handling and dribbling, defensive concepts, player development and fun. Players are expected to wear a T-shirt, shorts, appropriate shoes and a water bottle.

Information: GSHS coach Cory Hitchcock, (970)819-5845, or gshsboysbasketball@yahoo.com.

The 14th-annual Kenny Cline Memorial Sequoia Glen 5K Run/Walk takes place at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 16.

The race starts and finishes at the base of Mitchell Creek Road in West Glenwood Springs. The entry fee is $10, with all proceeds going to benefit local animal shelters.

Sequoia Glen is the first of six races in the 2013 Colorado River Valley Charity Race Series. Registration begins at 2 p.m. on race day at the start. For more information, call 945-0979.


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