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Area sports briefs

The Demons gold card, which benefit the Glenwood Springs High School football program are now on sale. For the price of $15, card bearers receive discounts from participating local businesses.Information: 384-5555Longhorn Stampede 5K setThe second annual Longhorn Stampede, a 5K race in Basalt, is slated for Saturday at 8:30 a.m., starting at Basalt High School. Registration for the race will be from 7:30-8:20 a.m. on race day. Proceeds from the event benefit the Basalt High School cross-country program.Information: 927-3324.Elks tournament winners namedEd Ware, Terry Kramer, Tommy Williams and Velma Rowland earned first-place honors at the 6th annual Glenwood Elks golf tournament, held at the Glenwood Springs Golf Club course on Aug. 19.Other winners were Rowland and Erik Mirick in the closest to the pin event. Mike Moser and Deb Erickson had the longest drive in their respective divisions.Jack Smith benefit golf tourney on tapRegistrations are being accepted for the annual Jack Smith benefit golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Rifle Creek Golf Course.The format is two-person, best-ball. Entry fee is $90 per team.Prizes will be given for the best gross and net scores. Proceeds from the event go to the Jack Smith scholarship, which benefits students at Rifle High School.Information: Tad Holloway, 625-1093Cross country program begins at GSMSGlenwood Springs Middle School students interested in running cross country this fall should make preparations to begin practice Tuesday.Practices will be held from 3:15 to 4:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through Oct. 6. Physical forms and proof of insurance are required to be on file at the school before practicing. Information: Coach Risner, 384-5517

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