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Area Sports Briefs

Team CSC, which includes Glenwood Springs High School graduate Bobby Julich, moved into the top spot of the UCI ProTour rankings after Saturday’s Clasica San Sebastian cycling race.

CSC tallied six points in the race, while the previous leader, Phonak, failed to score. CSC leads Phonak by one point with 270. Rabobank is third at 264.

Julich, who won the eight-stage Tour of Benelux last week and also helped teammate Ivan Basso to a second-place finish in the Tour de France, is the highest-ranked rider on CSC, sitting fourth in the UCI ProTour rankings. Danilo Di Luca leads with 184 points, followed by Lance Armstrong (139) and Alexandre Vinokourov (136). Julich has 130 points and next is in action in the Tour of Germany, which starts Monday.

Fall sports at Glenwood Springs Middle School begin practices at approximately 3:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22.

Football equipment pick-up will take place Thursday for eighth-graders and Friday for seventh-graders. The pick-up time on both days is 5 p.m. at GSMS.

All athletes must have a physical and insurance forms in order before getting equipment or starting practice.

Information: Brad, 384-5502.

The Rifle Chamber Ambassadors String Golf Tournament is Aug. 27 at Rifle Creek Golf Course.

The four-person scramble tournament costs $30 per person, which includes green fee, prizes and a buffet. Teams must have no more than one member with a 10 or lower handicap, and the total team handicap can’t be less than 65. Nongrouped entries will be paired with a team.

The registration deadline is Aug. 25.

Information: 625-1093.

Fall bowling leagues are now forming at the SuperBowl in New Castle.

Information: 984-2739.

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