Area Sports Briefs
The Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for adult coed, men’s and women’s softball leagues.
There will be competitive, D-comp and D-rec leagues for men, as well as a competitive league for women and a Tuesday coed league.
Play begins Monday, July 25, and lasts 10 weeks, followed by an end-of-season, single-elimination tournament. Team fees are $350 ($375 nonresident). The registration deadline is Friday, July 15.
Information: Andy, 384-6318.
Eight age-group winners advanced to the sectional competition with first-place honors at the Rockies Baseball Skills Challenge on June 14 at Basalt Middle School.
Basalt’s Matthew Anderson (6-7 years) and Brennan Vroom (10-11) advance to the July 16 event in Glenwood Springs, along with Carbondale’s Nick Calabro (8-9) and Glenwood’s Chad Montover (12-13).
On the girls side, Carbondale’s Courtney Aitken (6-7) and Jamie Matherly (12-13), and Basalt’s Lucy Ugucciani (8-9) and Katie King (10-11) all qualified for sectionals.
The Skills Challenge program allows youngsters to showcase their talents in base running, batting and throwing.
Jim Frey recorded a hole-in-one on the No. 8 hole at the Glenwood Springs Golf Course on June 14. Frey used a 9-iron on the 153-yard hole. Jeff Franke, Pat English and Terry Krammer witnessed the shot.
The Garfield School District Re-2 has authorized Media All-Stars to produce and sell advertising for a sports calendar featuring Coal Ridge and Rifle high schools. Proceeds will benefit the athletics funds for both schools.
Only Media All-Stars has been authorized to produce and sell advertising for Coal Ridge and Rifle high school sports calendars.
Questions: Garfield Re-2 athletic director Rick Schmitz, 309-1591.
Sopris Barracudas swimmer Hannah Grumley took first place in the 9- 10-year-old girls 50-meter backstroke at the Barracuda Invitational last weekend. A story in Monday’s paper omitted Grumley.
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Area prep basketball teams begin their 2019-20 campaigns with tournament action both home and away this weekend.