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Glenwood Medical Associates will be providing free athletic physicals for students planning to participate in Colorado High School Activities Association-sanctioned athletics.

The physicals will be held this Wednesday at Glenwood Medical Associates starting at 6:30 p.m. for middle school students and 7 p.m. for high school students.

Each student will need a signed physical form to participate. The forms are available in the main offices of Glenwood Springs High School and Glenwood Springs Middle School.



This will be the only time that physicals will be given for free. These physicals may only be used for middle school/high school athletics and may not be used for any other activities.

Three Rivers Youth Football is gearing up for its fall season, and registration time is here.



Town-by-town information on when/where/how to sign up:

• Aspen: Contact Ron Morehead at 618-0354 for information.

• Basalt: May 2-3, Basalt Middle School, 3:30-6 p.m.; town representative is Mitch Levy, 319-0155

• Carbondale: Contact Scott Fitzwilliams at 945-1206 for information.

• Glenwood Springs: May 15, Sopris Elementary, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; town representative is Jay Mencimer, 309-1278

• New Castle: May 9-10, Riverside Middle School, 5:30-7 p.m.; town representatives are Tracy Jensen, 404-1498, and Kyle Whitaker, 618-0373

• Silt: May 9-10, Cactus Valley Elementary, 5:30-7 p.m.; town representative is Barbie Dimarco, 618-0730

• Rifle: May 9, Rifle Middle School, 5-6:30 p.m.; town representative is Ryan Mackley, 319-2073

• Parachute: May 10-11, St. John Elementary, 6-7 p.m.; town representative is Mark Mooney, 260-9823

• Meeker: May 8, Meeker Recreation Center, 6:30-8 p.m.; town representative is JaNae Shelton, 878-9846

Registrations can also be made online at tryfootball.org. However, in-person registration is preferred to ensure a place on a team.

Interested in learning the sport of roller derby? Get a killer workout and build confidence with the Intro to Roller Derby class at the Glenwood Springs Community Center rink.

Beginners learn the basics of building good skate form, how to fall safely and with style. You will learn the techniques of jamming and blocking skills all while working on endurance.

You must be at least 18 years old and female and all class participants must bring their own equipment, consisting of quad skates, knee/wrist/elbow pads, helmet and mouth guard.

Session 1 runs Mondays from May 7 to June 18 from 6-8 p.m. Session 2 is Mondays from July 2 to Aug. 6 at the same time. The fee is $45 for community center members or $55 for nonmembers.

Call 384-6301 for more information.

The Glenwood Springs High School boys and girls swim teams and the Sunrise Rotary Club Scholarship Fund are hosting a ball drop fundraiser on Saturday, June 23.

Tickets are available by contacting Amy Cassidy in Eagle County at 390-5612 or cassidy@vail.net or Brenda Grumley at 230-0477 or swimchickmom@comcast.net. Tickets are $20 each or six for $100.

The ball drop will be held on the ninth green at Glenwood Springs Golf Club. Tickets earn you a numbered ball. Up to 1,000 balls will be dropped onto the green. Any balls that go into the hole win all or a share of the prize. The ball will be dumped onto the green with a dump bed-equipped all-terrain vehicle (ATV).

Winning ticket(s) share 40 percent of the prize pool, with 40 percent going to the swim teams and 20 percent to the Sunrise Rotary Scholarship Foundation. Entrants need not be present to win.

This is an essential fundraiser for the GSHS swim teams, which are completely self-funded and must raise money to pay for coaching, travel and all other expenses.


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