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Sports Briefs

Lynn Stroud struck a hole-in-one at Rifle Creek Golf Course on Aug. 25. Swinging a 6-iron, Stroud’s shot found the cup from 107 yards away on the fifth hole.

Penny Sykes, Claudia Beattie and Kasey Nispel witnessed the ace.

If you are involved with high school football in any way – fan, parent, stadium announcer, radio announcer, newspaper sports reporter, chain crew or whatever – then this night is for you.

A couple of local high school football officials are hosting a rules clinic for all high school and middle school fans. The meeting is Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Glenwood Springs High School.

If you want to know more about high school football rules (they’re not what you see on TV), attend this informal night of rules discussion and just a question-and-answer period.

Are you ready for some football?

Join Carbondale Recreation for some introductory flag football fun. Practice passing, catching, punting and kicking. Learn the basic rules of flag football and participate in organized scrimmages.

The program is for first- and second-grade boys and girls. Class will meet Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept.13 through Oct. 6, at Sopris Park from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and the fee is $35.

For more information, call the Carbondale Recreation and Community Center at 704-4190.

The Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge is raffling off a bicycle formerly owned by professional racer Andy Schleck.

Schleck rode the American Flyer Team Saxo Bank bike in the Tour of California.

Tickets are $100 per ticket or six tickets for $500. This is a limited raffle, with only 120 tickets up for sale.

All proceeds go toward building a spinning room at Glenwood Springs High School.

The drawing will be held on Saturday, Sept. 4, at the Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge.

Contact Joe Luetke at 379-2107 to purchase tickets.

Sunlight Winter Sports Club and Sunlight Mountain Resort will be hosting Feed the Heathen, a 5K run/hike at Sunlight, on Sept. 18. The two-lap course goes up Heathen, one of the steepest runs in North America.

The cost of the 9 a.m. event is $70 per two-person relay team/individual and proceeds benefit the Sunlight Winter Sports Club scholarship fund, which is used to help offset tuition costs for young ski racers.

Contact Mitch Mulhall at 948-0557 or for more information. Visit running/glenwood-springs-co/feed-the-heathen-2010 to register.

The sixth annual Lead King Loop charity races are slated for Sunday, Sept. 19, in Marble. Course options include a 25K, 12.5K and kids race. Race proceeds benefit Marble Charter School. Race day also features lunch, a pint glass, a tech-T, a raffle and marble prizes.

Sign up at Independence Run and Hike in Carbondale or online at Call Craig at 704-1275 with questions.

Volunteers are needed for the 26th annual Tri-Glenwood Triathlon. Race day is Sunday, Sept. 12. Contact Heidi at 963-2777 or send an e-mail to if interested.

All volunteers receive a long-sleeved dri-release shirt and a ticket to the post-event barbecue, with food provided by Haute Plate Bistro.

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