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Sports Briefs

Cole Manuppella carded a two-round score of 142 to best the field at Saturday and Sunday’s Men’s Club Championship. Mark Fergen’s 155 on the Glenwood Springs Golf Club links landed him second place. Marc Caldwell took third (156).

The net-score crown went to Jim Grabe (135), who was tailed in the championship flight by Jeff Hauer (141) and Dale Cruse (142).

Chris Christensen (166) topped the first flight’s gross-score leaderboard, while Rick Lefavor (170) and Troy Mannon (176) did the same in the second and third flights, respectively.

Pat Hayes (137) held the best net score in the first flight. Steve Webb’s 132 was best in the second flight and John Elmer’s 136 led the third flight.

The first annual Burning Mountain Soccer Tournament is on tap for Aug. 1-2 in New Castle.

Colorado Mountain United Soccer Club, in cooperation with New Castle Recreation, will host the men’s tournament, which will pit eight teams from Western Slope adult leagues against each other in a quest for the Alpine Bank Cup. The communities of Grand Junction, Craig, Glenwood Springs, Aspen and Vail will be represented.

Play will be staged at VIX Ranch Park and the Kathryn Senor soccer field in Castle Valley. Games kick off at 9 a.m. Saturday with three rounds of pool play. Sunday morning will feature the semifinal and the third-place match. The Alpine Bank Cup title match will follow in the afternoon.

For more information, contact Kevin White, the tournament director, at 366-9875 or e-mail him at Co-director Steve White can be contacted at 379-7192 or at

Volleyball officials are needed to officiate high school and middle school games this fall. People are needed to cover games from Parachute to Aspen to Vail. Officials will be paid for their work.

If interested, contact Donna Mabon-Shrull at (970) 433-0471.

Drop-in lacrosse games are held every Thursday from 5-7:30 p.m. at Glenwood Springs Middle School.

Show up to play.

Challenger British Soccer Camp will be offered in Carbondale this summer and will run Aug. 3-7 at Triangle Park (River Valley Ranch).

The camp is geared toward children 3-16 years old, and morning and afternoon sessions are available.

This camp offers more than a week of drills and skills.

In addition to taking part in a daily regimen of foot skill development, technical and tactical practices and daily tournament-style plays, each child will learn about respect, responsibility, sportsmanship and leadership.

For more advanced players, Challenger has added a new competitive evening camp for 11- to 18-year-olds, a session that focuses on full-sided strategy and higher-level technical development.

Online registration through Challenger Sports is available now. Visit

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 and registration is available online at or by calling the club office at 945-6091.

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