Area Sports Briefs
Area Sports Briefs
Basalt fall soccer registration
BASALT – The Basalt Soccer Club will hold its registration for competitive players for the fall 2004 and spring 2005 seasons from 3:30-6:30 p.m. on May 17-18 at Basalt Middle School.
Players who did not participate the past season must bring a copy of their birth certificate along with a recent photo to register.
Information: 927-0523, ext. 507; http://www.Basaltsoccer.org.
G-Wood Hoop D’Ville sets tournament dates
The 2004 G-Wood Hoop D’Ville, held on the legendary outdoor basketball courts at Sayre Park, will take place on Saturday, June 5. A second night tournament has been set for Saturday, July 10, also at Sayre Park.
The 3-on-3 basketball tournament is open to players ages 15-60. Proceeds from the events benefit the Glenwood Springs C.A.R.E. animal shelter and Yaffee House, an overnight home for caregivers at St. Anthony Hospital and the Centura Senior Life Center in Denver.
Information: Michael Picore, 945-7422 or 309-2911.
Volleyball coaching positions open
Rifle High School is seeking coaches for its varsity, junior varsity and freshman girls volleyball teams for the 2004 season.
Information: Rick Schmitz, athletic director, 625-7739.
Registration set for Rifle High summer camps
RIFLE – The Rifle High School athletic department will be offering an array of summer sports camps in baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, soccer and wrestling.
Sign-ups for all summer camps will be held May 24 at Riverside School, May 24 at Highlands Elementary in Rifle and May 26 at Rifle High School from 3-7 p.m. each day.
A 10 percent discount will be given to all campers registering on those dates.
Roaring Fork Club accepting caddie applicants
BASALT – Teens who want to learn more about the game of golf are invited to apply for the Roaring Fork Club’s student caddie program.
This will be the sixth year that the local golf club is offering the student caddie program.
Applicants must complete a two-day paid program that includes videos, written materials and hands-on training. As a final test, students are required to caddie for a member of the club’s golf staff or a Par Club committee member.
Students who are accepted can earn money as caddies for club members and guests, practice on the golf course and participate in formal clinics given by the club’s golf staff.
Unclear information appeared in a Glenwood Springs High School swim team story that appeared in Monday’s Post Independent.
Damian Gucwa’s individual scoring of 29 points was the most points accumulated by an individual swimmer at the State meet by a Demon swimmer. The team record for the most points at State was set in 2003 with 90 points.
Elks youth soccer shootout Sunday, May 23
The annual Elks Soccer Shootout for boys and girls, ages 7-13, will be held at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 23, on Field No. 2 at Gates Soccer Fields.
Gates Soccer Park is located on the Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley campus south of Glenwood Springs.
The competition is divided into separate divisions for boys and girls 7 and-under, ages 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13 as of Aug. 15. Trophies will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division.
Registration to the free event begins at 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning. All competitors must bring a copy of their birth certificate to participate.
Information: Pam Regan, 274-1575; Sharon Williams, 948-0155.
Glenwood hoops camp coming up
The Glenwood Springs Basketball Camp, to be conducted by GSHS head coaches Deb Henderson and Kevin Flohr, features separate sessions for third- to fifth-grade students and sixth- to eighth-graders.
Dates for the third- to fifth-grade camp are May 17-20. Sessions run from 6:30-8 p.m. nightly. The sixth- to eighth-grade camp runs from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on May 24-27. Both camps will be held at the Glenwood Springs High School.
Registration will be available the first day of camp, but preregistration is recommended.
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Amid hundreds of cleat-footed little leaguers casually gathered along the first baseline, the glare of parents’ sunglasses deflecting the early morning sun, coach Troy Phillips began a trip down memory lane.