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Sports Briefs

Glenwood Springs High School’s girls basketball program is hosting a hoops camp for third- through eighth-graders July 20-23 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. daily at the high school.

Demon coaches and players will instruct camp attendees on offensive and defensive fundamentals, like handling the ball, passing, shooting, defensive stance, blocking out and man-to-man coverage.

The camp costs $40. Bring shoes suitable for a gymnasium floor.

Call 948-8537 with questions. Otherwise, just show up on the first day of camp to register.

Glenwood Springs High School’s cross country team is holding a mandatory parent-athlete meeting for those interested in participating in the fall sport. Meet at the Glenwood Park soccer field at 6 p.m. on July 23 for a short team run, followed by the parent meeting at 7 p.m.

Contact Mike Schneiter at 309-4795 for more information.

The Glenwood Springs Ladies Golf Club is hosting the Storm King Open, a two-lady, best ball golf tournament, on July 25. There will be a 9 a.m. shotgun start at Glenwood Springs Golf Club, with lunch to follow.

To sign up and for more information, call the Glenwood Springs Golf Club at 945-7086.

The annual Glenwood Hoop D’Ville Basketball Tournament will grace the pavement at Sayre Park on July 25. The outdoor, 4-on-4 tourney starts at 9 a.m. and is open to players 15-60 years old.

Contact Mike Picore at 309-2911 for more information.

The Zach Schwartz Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament is scheduled for Aug. 1 at the new Riverside Middle School.

Play begins at 9 a.m. on the outdoor courts behind the school. A hip-hop concert at the New Castle Community Center will follow the tourney at 7 p.m.

Male and female teams of all ages are welcome to participate and brackets will be drawn up according to age. The cost to enter is $60 per team.

Preregister by e-mailing Mike Cox at or by calling 984-0332.

The Aspen High Country Triathlon/ Duathlon is slated for Aug. 8.

The 7 a.m. race starts at the Aspen Recreation Center and consists of an 800-yard indoor pool swim, a 17-mile bike ride that gains 1,500 feet in elevation en route to Maroon Bells and a four-mile run in the Elk Mountain Range and the Maroon Creek Valley.

New to the agenda for 2009 is the swim/bike duathlon, which features an 800-yard swim and 17-mile bike ride.

Preregistration for the event is required and can be completed online at until noon on Aug. 6. Register in person at the Red Brick Recreation Center (110 E. Hallam St., Aspen) until Aug. 5.

United Soccer Coaches will join Glenwood Soccer to host an August soccer camp for players 4-13 years old. Marley Wilson and visiting British coaches will offer a week of soccer activities, games and competitions.

The camp will be held at the Glenwood Park soccer field from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, Aug. 10-14. The cost is $110 per session, and registration is available online at or by calling the club office at 945-6091.

The Rifle High School football coaching staff will be holding a four-day camp beginning Aug. 10.

A youth camp for players in the first through sixth grades will run Aug. 10-13 from 2-3 p.m. at Bears Stadium. A high school camp for players in the seventh through 12th grades runs Aug. 10-13 from 4-6 p.m. Each camp costs $40 if pre-registered (by Aug. 7) or $50 for walk-up registration. Day-of registration is $50 and begins at 1:15 p.m. on Aug. 10 for the youth camp and at 3:30 p.m. for the high school camp.

The camps are open to anyone, not just current or future Rifle High School students.

Rifle High School’s new head coach, Ryan Sulkowski, and his staff will be handling the instruction.

Contact Sulkowski at (229) 256-1070 for more information.

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