Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

The Colorado Volleyball Officials Association seeks new or existing volleyball officials for the fall junior high and high school seasons. The region extends from Parachute to Aspen to Vail. The season runs from September to mid-November, and the position offers excellent pay.

Information: Christy, 618-8662; Sara, 404-0089.

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

Information: 948-8208.

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 Rifle Bears Football Camp starts Monday and runs through Thursday at Quagmire Field in Rifle. First- through sixth-graders play from 5-6:30 p.m., and seventh- through 12th-graders play from 6:30-8 p.m.

The cost is $40 per player, with reduced rates for families registering more than one player.

Information: 625-4282; 625-0442; 984-2353.

The Aspen Mountain Hill Climb, a race for runners/hikers and mountain bikers, is set for Aug. 13.

The Hill Climb begins at the base of Aspen Mountain on Summer Road, just above the Silver Queen Gondola patio. The 4.5-mile uphill course follows the Summer Road to the top of Aspen Mountain and finishes at the Sundeck. The total elevation gain is 3,400 feet.

The mountain bike race starts at 8 a.m. and the running/hiking wave starts at 8:15 a.m. The fee is $10, and registration is available at Ute Mountaineer in Aspen and at Race-day registration begins at 7 a.m.

Information: Chris Keleher, 920-6885.

Jordan Chavez, a former Glenwood Springer who has been running with a club in El Paso, Texas, where his family is on a temporary work assignment, recently qualified for the National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships in Indianapolis. Jordan qualified in the Midget division (11- and 12-year-olds) for both the 3,000-meter and 1,500-meter runs. He finished seventh in the 3,000 meters with a PR of 10 minutes, 18.85 seconds and ninth in the 1,500 meters with a PR of 4:51.35.

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