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Sports Briefs

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 through 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.

The High Skills Girls Basketball Camp will be held at the Glenwood Springs Middle School gymnasium June 11-13 from 6-8 p.m. each evening.

The camp is open to all area girls in the fifth through eighth grades for a cost of $40. High school girls may also attend, and participate as counselors/coaches for $25.

The camp will focus on individual offensive skills and drills with several area coaches in attendance each evening.

Applications can be picked up at local schools or by calling 618-7956 or 945-0979. The camp will benefit local animal shelters.

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.

Preregistered 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, preregister at Glenwood Medical Associates at 1830 Blake Ave. in Glenwood Springs or at U.S. Bank at Eighth and Grand. You can also register online at or http://www.advocatesafehouse. org.

For more information, contact or 945-2632.

Bev Rulifson smacked a hole-in-one at Ranch at Roaring Fork on Saturday.

Using a pitching wedge, Rulifson covered the 59 yards to the cup.

The New Castle Recreation Department, in partnership with New Castle Family Fitness, is offering Tri for the Cure Triathlon training classes for women beginning in May.

The Tri for the Cure Triathlon is a women-only event to be held at Cherry Creek Park in Denver on Sunday, Aug. 5. The triathlon is sprint distance, with a half-mile open water swim, an 11.4-mile bike ride and a 3.1-mile run.

A free informational meeting will be conducted at the New Castle Community Center (423 W. Main St.), beginning at 6 p.m.

Training classes will begin in early May, and continue throughout the summer leading up to the Tri for Cure Triathlon. There will be total of 16 group training classes offered, and the registration fee is $175 per person.

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

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