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Area Sports Briefs

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.

Glenwood Springs High School parents’ meetings for volleyball and boys soccer will take place this week.

The volleyball meeting is Wednesday in the main gym. The soccer meeting is Thursday, Aug. 11, in the multipurpose room. Both start at 7 p.m.

All paperwork will be given out during the meetings. Athletes are not allowed to practice without a physical and completed paperwork on file at the high school and the $75 athletic fee paid.

Practices for cross country, football, boys soccer and volleyball begin Aug. 15.

The Longhorn Stampede 5-kilometer run is slated for Saturday, Aug. 27. Registration is from 7:30-8:20 a.m., and the race starts at 8:30 at Basalt High School. All proceeds benefit the BHS cross country program. Information: Ron Lund, 927-3524.

The Mountain Madness “Skate, Rate and Relate” Skateboard Competition has been moved from Saturday to Sept. 17 while the skate park’s street course elements are upgraded.

The competition, part of the Mountain Madness Series, is open to all levels and starts at noon. The event includes mini-pipe and a street course competitions. Helmets are required.

The event will include a barbecue and music. Registration is $10 ($12 nonresidents) and is available at the Glenwood Community Center or the day of the event at Two Rivers Skate Park.

Information: 384-6301.

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