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Area Sports Briefs

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Two different players carded aces within 90 minutes of each other Sunday, May 1, at the Glenwood Springs Golf Club course in West Glenwood. Ron Johnson bagged his ace on hole No. 3 with a 7-iron. Witnessing the shot was Andrew Rixom, Bill Bocelewatz and Mike Nemelka.

Later that afternoon, on hole No. 8, Jeff Peterson carded a “1” when his shot with a pitching wedge fell in. Peterson’s playing partners ” Chuck Peterson, Clyde Wiessner and Jaye Wiessner ” witnessed the shot.

The Basalt Soccer Club will host tryouts for competitive youth boys and girls at the Willits Field in Basalt Monday and Tuesday. The tryouts are open to divisions U11-14 for next season. The boys tryouts are Monday, and the girls are Tuesday. Players should be prepared to play with shin guards, shoes and water. Information: 927-0523, ext. 507;

The Sopris Barracudas Swim Team will hold a swim and stroke clinic from 5-6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Glenwood Springs Community Center Pool.

The clinic is open to boys and girls, kindergarten through 12th grade, who can swim at least one width of the pool.

The fee is $35 ($25 for each additional family member). Register at the Community Center prior to the first session.

The Girls Basketball Day Camp, run by Girls Hoops Inc., in conjunction with Roaring Fork High School, will be June 27 to July 1 in Carbondale.

The camp runs from 9 a.m. to noon (ninth- through 12th-graders next fall) and 1-4 p.m. (fifth- through eighth-graders).

The fee is $135 for the four-day camp.

Information and registration: Kelly Mahlum, (719) 648-0414 or

Glenwood Rec. cheerleading session starts Tuesday

The Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation Department’s Spring Cheerleading session starts at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The session is open to first- through fifth-graders and meets Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Glenwood Springs Elementary School gym until the Strawberry Days parade on June 18. The fee is $52 ($64 nonresident), and there is a $65 returnable uniform deposit required.

Information: 384-6301.

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