Sports Briefs |

Sports Briefs

The Glenwood Springers Track Club will be having a registration meeting at 6 p.m. tonight at the Glenwood Springs High School cafeteria. The youth track and field club is for boys and girls 9 to 18 years old. Practice will begin May 29.

Preregistration forms can be picked up at Glenwood Springs Middle School. For more information, contact Christine Smalley at

The Run/Walk for Their Lives 5K is set for Saturday, June 2, at 8:30 a.m. The race begins at the Stoney Ridge ball field behind the old Roy Moore Elementary School in Silt.

The race is a benefit for the Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation.

Race-day registration will run from 7:30-8:15 a.m. and is $25. The early registration fee is $20 if signed up by June 1. Contact Sandy at 987-3593 for more information.

Kathryn Senior and Elk Creek Elementary School will be hosting a CrossFit 5K Run fundraiser at the park behind Kathryn Senor Elementary School on Saturday, June 9, at 9 a.m.

All proceeds go toward purchasing fitness equipment for the physical education programs at both elementary schools.

There will be first-, second- and third-place prizes for the winners.

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.

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.

Enrollment is limited to 100 campers per session.

New Castle Recreation is putting on the Sister’s Softball Clinic, a one-day clinic to help young players prepare for the upcoming season.

The clinic is May 26 at the Elk Creek Elementary ball fields, with 8- to 11-year-olds reporting from 8 a.m.-noon and 12- to 15-year-olds reporting from noon-4 p.m.

The fee is $25 per player, and registration is being accepted now, and can be done online at recreation, or by phone at 984-3352.

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