Sports Briefs |

Sports Briefs


Hertzke cards hole-in-one at Rifle Creek Golf Course

Georgiana Hertzke of Rifle carded a hole-in-one at Rifle Creek Golf Course on April 12. Hertzke recorded the ace on the par-3, 107-yard fifth hole using an 8-iron. The shot was witnessed by Marge Fleming, Douglas Zon, Barbara Husaluk and Allison Rencoret.

Rifle woman records ace at Rifle Creek

Kim Dehan recorded a hole-in-one at Rifle Creek Golf Course on April 5. Dehan, from Rifle, hit the shot on the par-3, 124-yard 11th hole using an 4-hybrid club. Michael Dehan witnessed the shot.


Youth baseball, softball signups end on Friday

The New Castle Recreation Department is offering youth baseball and softball programs for the upcoming summer season.

Programs range from Pre T-ball and coach pitch to baseball and softball programs geared towards players ages 8-15.

Pre T-Ball, T-ball and coach pitch players will receive instruction on the fundamentals of throwing, catching and hitting. Cost is $40 for T-ball and $50 for coach pitch.

Baseball and softball teams with players aged 8-15 practice two to three times per week, with games one to two days per week. Games are played in the Colorado River Youth League. Baseball and softball registration fees are $75 per player.

Registration deadline is Friday.

Information/registration: New Castle Recreation,, or 970-984-3352.

Rifle pool to open on May 23

The Art Dague Pool and Waterslide, located at 1718 Railroad Ave. in Rifle, will open for the summer season on May 23.

General admission prices are $5 for children and adults and $2.50 for senior citizens. A daily waterslide pass is $2. Swim lessons for children and adults are available through the Rifle Parks and Recreation Department.

Information: 970-665-6570.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.