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Taylor Kennedy smacked a hole-in-one at Ranch at Roaring Fork on Saturday.

Swinging a pitching wedge, Kennedy aced the eighth hole, which measures 59 yards.

The Glenwood Springs Ladies Club opener is slated for 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 28, at Glenwood Springs Golf Club.



Registration will begin at 8 a.m., followed by a nine-hole scramble and a luncheon/meeting. Season play will begin the following week each Thursday afternoon.

For more information, call the course pro shop at 945-7086 or Erin at 379-3822.



Glenwood Springs High School is holding cheerleading tryouts for incoming freshmen through 11th-graders April 17-19.

The first two days run from 6-8 p.m. and will be reserved for learning cheer material.

The third day of action begins at 5:30 p.m. and will consist of the actual tryout.

Appropriate gym attire is required – a T-shirt, gym shorts and tennis shoes.

Contact Jody at (720) 618-6691 or Kate (303) 903-2859 for more information.

Volunteers are needed for the 13th annual Mother’s Day Mile on Sunday, May 13, from 1-3 p.m. This one-mile race is a fundraiser for the domestic and sexual violence programs of the Advocate Safehouse Project of Garfield County.

Volunteers are needed in the following areas: race course marshals, setup, clean-up, registration, refreshment service, finish line, green team, massage, kids activities, the silent auction and more.

To join the Mother’s Day Mile volunteer team and receive a race T-shirt, contact Nancy Reinisch at nrein@rof.net or Julie Olson at 945-2632.

Visit advocatesafehouse.org for more information.

Gravity Play Sports Marketing has announced the dates and locations for the 2012 Adventure Xstream Adventure Race Series. For the third consecutive year, Glenwood Springs will host a race. It is set for Sept. 22.

Combining a multitude of outdoor sports – mountain biking, kayaking, trail running, ropes challenges, navigation and more – Gravity Play Sports provides elite athletes and weekend warriors alike with an outdoor venue for competition and personal achievement.

Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the 2012 race venues include: Moab (April 14), Summit County (July 14) and Glenwood Springs (Sept. 22).

Solo racers or two-person teams will be challenged in a number of disciplines. Sport races are more than 50 miles in length (six to 12 hours) and involve more navigation and distance than sprint races, which are typically 25 miles in length and take three to five hours to complete.

Entry fees for each race begins at $60 per person. Sport races are $150 per person and includes inflatable kayaks for each two-person team. For more information or to register, visit http://www.GravityPlay.com or call (970) 259-7771.


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