Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

Post Independent/Kelley CoxGlenwood Springs High School defensive line coach Neil Goluba runs the stopwatch during the speed and agility drill at the Demons football camp Monday afternoon.

Thirty-three members of the Roaring Fork Women’s Triathlon Group completed the Tri For The Cure Triathlon in Denver last weekend.

The triathlon consisted of a half-mile, open-water swim, a 12.5-mile bike ride, and a 5-kilometer run. Proceeds of the race benefited the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

More than 1,700 women participated in the second-year event at Cherry Creek Reservoir.

The Roaring Fork women are part of a local summer triathlon training group coached by Nancy Reinisch and Judy Haynes. Members from Rifle to Carbondale range in age from 17 to 62.

Basalt High School will hold its fall sports meetings for parents and athletes on Sunday in the BHS gym.

Information: Michael Green, 384-5957

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

The volleyball meeting is Wednesday in the main gym. The soccer meeting is Thursday 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 Monday.

The Dog Days of Summer 3-on-3 soccer tournament is scheduled for Saturday at Gates Soccer Park on the Colorado Mountain College-Spring Valley campus. Divisions range from U10 to U100 in male, female and coed categories. The top three teams win prizes. There will also be an award for the best team name.

The tournament starts at 8 a.m., and the championship games are expected to start at 4 p.m.

The team sign-up fee is $160. The event is a fund-raiser for the Stuart Rippy Athletic Scholarship, which is available to student-athletes participating on CMC’s men’s or women’s soccer teams.

Information: CMC athletic director Steve White, 947-8253;

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