Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

The Glenwood Springs Recreation Department will hold its Sports Day for children 3 to 6 years old today at the Glenwood Springs Community Center rink. The event features balloon hockey, big-box bowling, the castle bounce and more. Sports Day runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and a $1 donation is recommended.

Information: 384-6302.

Registration is open for the Rick Upchurch Rare Breed football camp. The camp, which will have seven former NFL players coaching, is open to players entering third through eighth grades in the fall. It is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 4-6, at Glenwood Springs High School. Lunch is provided.

The fee is $75 per player, and scholarships are available.

Information and registration: Scott Zerfoss, 945-0318.

Mama apparently taught her boys how to play softball. The Mama’s Boys softball team is one of six new softball champs after winning the Thursday men’s competitive league title recently.

Springs Bar and Grill took top honors in the Monday men’s D-competitive league.

On the coed side, Glenwood Canyon Brew Pub came out victorious in the Tuesday competitive league, while Rocky Mountain HVAC is the D-competitive champion. Rocky Mountain Image and Elmer Suds claimed the titles in the Tuesday and Thursday D-recreational leagues, respectively.

The Glenwood Springs Golf Club, known to locals as “The Hill,” rewarded two players who braved the heat on Sunday with aces.

Devin Donaghue aced the 154-yard, par-3 No. 8 hole. Red Wooley, Ken Cox and Danny Adams witnessed the shot.

The other ace came from Kenny Smith on the 140-yard No. 4. Sharon “B” Williams, Kelly Johnson and Mike Harmon witnessed the shot.

The Roaring Fork High School football team seeks an assistant coach for the 2005 season.

Information: 948-8208.

The Detroit Red Wings Alumni Summer Hockey Clinic is back in Eagle from Aug. 8-12. The camp is open to all ages, including adults, and offers instruction for players an coaches alike. Leading this year’s clinics are current Red Wings goalie coach Jim Bedard and “Miracle on Ice” team member John Harrington, a college hockey coach at St. Mary’s in Minnesota.

The camp runs Monday through Thursday, with player scrimmages and a coaches clinic, with Red Wings assistant Barry Smith, on Friday. A charity golf outing and cookout follow the week-long clinics.

For more information, call the Eagle Pool and Ice Rink at 970-328-5277.

The Outlaws Lacrosse Camp is coming to Glenwood Aug. 15-17. Current and past college and club lacrosse stars will lead the camp, which is open to all ability levels in second through 12th grade.

Information: Mike Goerne, 309-8478;

The Carbondale Recreation Department will hold a soccer camp for ages 5-7 starting Monday and running through Friday, July 29, at Miner’s Park.

The instruction camp stresses the fundamental skills of dribbling, passing and shooting. Micro games are also scheduled. The cost is $35, and all participants receive a soccer ball. The registration deadline is Friday.

Information: 704-4116.

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