Local Sports Briefs
Rally the Valley
Rally the Valley is a communitywide fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 19, to support patients at the Calaway-Young Cancer Center at Valley View Hospital. There are multiple ways to Rally: a 24.5-mile bike ride or a 4-mile walk through downtown Glenwood Springs or a 1.5-mile family walk — Peyton’s Parade. However you decide to Rally, all participants will come together for the Rally Party in Sayre Park. The party will be a treat for all with fabulous food, a beer garden and a kids zone with bouncy houses and more.
Rally for those who have survived cancer. Rally for those whom we have lost. Rally to support the best cancer care for our community. For website and registration help or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities email Dina Belmonte at Dina.Belmonte@vvh.org or Erika Leavitt at Erika.Leavitt@vvh.org. For any event, adults are $30 and children under the age of 13 are $10.
RHS golf team takes tournament
The Rifle High School boys golf team out shot nine other varsity golf teams and several junior varsity teams last Thursday at a tournament at Rifle Creek Golf Course. Rifle finished the tournament with a total score of 246. Jacob Smith was a medalist with a score of 75, while Wyatt Carter had a 78, Kohl Keithley had a 93 and Elliott Krebel had 102.
New Castle youth flag football programs
The New Castle Recreation Department is currently accepting registration for youth flag football programs that begin in early September. The intro to flag football is for boys and girls in first and second grades and will be held on Monday from 4:30-5:15 p.m. The Youth Flag Football League is for children in grades 3-6 and will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings. The fee for the Intro program is $40 by Sept. 11, and $50 after. The fee for the League is $60.
Registration can be completed by phone at 970-984-3352, or online at http://www.newcastlerec.com.
Registration open for all adult sports leagues
The New Castle Recreation Department is offering a wide variety of fall sports programs for adults beginning in September and registration is now open. New Castle Recreation is offering a Mixed Quads League on Tuesday evenings, a 5 vs. 5 flag football league and pickleball program on Wednesday evenings, 3 vs. 3 basketball on Thursday evenings, and the popular 8 vs. 8 co-ed soccer league on Sundays. Preregistration is required for these programs. For more information, contact New Castle Recreation at 970-984-3352 or visit http://www.newcastlerec.com.
Youth volleyball programs
The New Castle Recreation Department is offering youth volleyball programs for children in grades 3-6 this fall. Introduction to Volleyball for third- through fourth-graders is held on Tuesday evenings and is perfect for the young boy or girl wanting to try this exciting sport and will focus on teaching the basic skills. The fee is $40 by Sept. 4, $50 after that date.
The youth league for fifth- through sixth-graders is held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and will focus on continued skill development and fun. League matches are held against other local recreation department teams, including Rifle and Meeker. The fee is $50 until Sept.4, and $60 after that date.
To register visit http://www.newcastlerec.com. For more information, please contact New Castle Recreation at 970-984-3352.
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