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Demon golfers fifth at MontroseMONTROSE In one of the tightest tournaments of the 2004 girls golf season, Glenwood Springs shot a combined team score of 282 and finished in fifth place at Saturdays Indian Invitational, held at Cobble Creek Golf Course.The Demons came within six strokes of team champ Fruita Monuments 276 score and were three shots back of runner-up Eagle Valleys 279 mark.Glenwoods Jacy Reynolds took fourth place among individual golfers. The junior carded an 84. Fellow Demons Kammi Ivie and Ashley Herr finished at 97 and 101, respectively. Fruitas Jessica McKay recorded the days best score with a 75.The Demons return to the links Thursday for the Eagle Valley Invitational tournament at the Cotton Ranch Golf Club in Gypsum.Lion Queens down Gore Rangers 2-0CARBONDALE The Carbondale Lion Queens U-14 girls soccer team tallied a 2-0 victory over the Vail Gore Rangers here Saturday.Kylie Westernlind scored off a nice cross from Annie Tempest in the first half and Rhiannon McGown sealed the victory with a shot from outside the 18-yard line off an assist from Nicole Smeins.Coach Heather Hopper said defender Kelsey Clapper was a defensive force to be reckoned with and was essential in helping secure the shared shutout for Smeins and Shawn Clapper. Carbondale faces Basalt Thursday.Tri-Glenwood Triathlon registration starts FridayApplications for the 2004 Tri-Glenwood Triathlon, to be held on Sept. 12, will be available on the Internet starting April 30. Participants can obtain forms on the events Web site registation is highly suggested by event personnel due to limited availability and the popularity of the race.Smart soccer for kids classCARBONDALE The Carbondale Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its Smart Soccer class for children ages 3 & 4.The introductory program is geared to the first-year player. Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays at Sopris Park from May 3-19.The 3-year-old class will be from 3:45-4:30 p.m. The class for 4-year-olds is from 4:30-5:15 p.m.Cost is $40. Fees include shin guards, a size 3 soccer ball, a koosh soccer ball and a soccer skills book.Information: Carbondale Rec. Dept., 704-4116.Yellowjackets post soccer shutoutSILT The Glenwood Springs U-10 girls Yellowjackets defeated the Silt Cheering Cheetahs 12-0 in a soccer game played here Saturday.Holly Brown scored four goals in Glenwoods third win of the season. Sara Davis of the Yellowjackets netted three goals. Jackie Knott scored twice; teammates Shay Weller, Corey Gera and Hope Whitman also had goals.The Yellowjackets next scheduled game is May 1 against New Castle at Apple Tree Park.Swing for Swings golf tourney on tapCARBONDALE The Mt. Sopris Montessori School is hosting the Swing for Swings benefit golf tournament May 8 at Iron Bridge Golf Course. The scramble event begins with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. and the field is limited to 18 teams.The fee is $120 per person and all donations are tax-deductible. Register at Alpine Bank in Carbondale or call 963-3506.Mothers Day Mile race registrations availableRunners and walkers can now register for the Fifth annual Mothers Day Mile, scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 9.Registration forms can be picked up at Glenwood Medical Associates, located at 1830 Blake Ave. in Glenwood Springs, or obtained by calling the Advocate Safehouse Project at 945-2632, or online at is $12 per person and $40 per family through race day. On race day, fees are raised to $15 and $50. The race is open to adults and children of all ages. Information: Nancy Reinisch,

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