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Sports Briefs

Mara Hotaling hit a hole-in-one at Ranch at Roaring Fork on Tuesday.

Swinging a 9-iron, Hotaling covered 83 yards to the cup on the fifth hole. The shot was witnessed by her husband, Ken.

Mr. T’s Fishing Derby is slated for Saturday, May 12, from 1-4 p.m. at Grand River Park in New Castle.

The free event, put on by New Castle Cub Scouts Pack No. 221 and New Castle Recreation, is for children 3 to 15 years old. Bring a fishing pole and bait.

Call John at 984-0288 for more information on the event.

Registration is now open for the 13th annual Mother’s Day Mile, which is scheduled for Sunday, May 13, at 1 p.m. The one-mile race is a fundraiser for the Advocate Safehouse Project.

Pre-registered participants are guaranteed an eco-friendly bag with goodies. The race is open to women, men and families. Everyone gets a finish-line rose, homemade apple pie a la mode and a chance to win African age-group awards. Special attractions include a gift basket silent auction, activities for kids and more.

To guarantee your goody bag, pre-register at Glenwood Medical Associates at 1830 Blake Ave. or at U.S. Bank at Eighth and Grand, both in Glenwood Springs. You can also register online at or

For more information, contact or 945-2632.

The 2012 Demons Youth Basketball Camp is slated for June 11-14 at the Glenwood Springs High School gymnasium.

The camp is for male and female athletes entering the fourth through ninth grades. Fourth- through sixth-graders meet from 9-11 a.m. each day, while seventh- through ninth-graders go from noon-2 p.m. Enrollment is limited to 100 campers per session.

Camp instruction will emphasize the following: positive team attitude, motivation and goal setting, shooting, passing, ballhandling and dribbling, defensive concepts and total player development.

Players should wear a T-shirt, shorts and appropriate shoes and bring a water bottle.

Glenwood Springs High School boys basketball head coach Cory Hitchcock is the camp director. Contact Hitchcock at (970) 901-7118 or at for more information.

New Castle Recreation is running an adult 3-on-3 basketball league this summer. Games will be played Thursday nights from 6-8 p.m. at Hot Shot Park.

The season runs June 14-Aug. 9 and includes two weeks of tournament play.

The cost is $100 per team. Rosters must consist of a maximum of five players 16 or older. Registration is due by June 7.

For more information, contact New Castle Recreation at 984-3352.

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