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Area Sports Briefs

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The annual Hershey track meet for children ages 9-15 is at 4 p.m. today on the Glenwood Springs High School track. The meet, organized by the Glenwood Springs Recreation Department and the Glenwood Springers youth track club, features running events, along with long jump and softball-throw competitions.There is no entry fee. All competitors must bring a copy of their birth certificates. No cleats are allowed. Pre-registration starts at 3:30 p.m. at the northeast entrance of the track.

The Strawberry Days tennis tournament has been changed to Friday and Saturday. Play starts at 9 a.m. both days at the Community Centers tennis courts. Entries in the junior tournament are closed, but registrations for the adult tournament will be accepted through 6 p.m. today.Information: Sue Giest, 948-7084

All Star adventures will conduct day and overnight skateboarding camps for beginning and advanced skaters at the towns skateboard park.Day camps will be June 23-24, June 27-28, June 29-30 and July 20-21. Overnight camps are July 19-22, July 23-26, Aug. 10-13 and Aug. 13-17.Information and registration: (866) 758-2267;

The 33rd annual Vail King of the Mountain open beach volleyball tournament for doubles teams is June 17-19 at Vails athletic field.The tournament offers 19 separate divisions from junior teams 14 and younger through seniors. As part of the program, a free juniors doubles clinic is set for 12:30-4:30 p.m. Friday.There is no admission charge for spectators.Information: Leon Fell, 948-0395;

The 39th Annual Rifle Creek Ladies Tournament, the Cowgirls Shootout tees off Friday through Sunday at Rifle Creek Golf Course.The tournament starts with a Low-Am round at 1 p.m. Friday. The entry fee is $23, and there are special events and a barbecue following play.The Eclectic Tournament goes off on Saturday and Sunday. The $105 entry fee includes a cart, continental breakfast each day, special awards and a buffet following Sundays play. There are net and gross payoffs in each flight. Information: 625-1093.

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