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Area sports briefs

The second annual Cody Brickell miniature golf fund-raiser is set for Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Johnson Park mini-golf course in west Glenwood. The event, which benefits the Glenwood Springs High School wrestling program, runs from noon to 9 p.m.Sponsors are also being sought for hole sponsorships and donated items for a silent auction.Information: Lynette Brickell, 945-8450Ace scored at “The Hill”Jim Farris recorded a hole-in-one Tuesday on hole No. 8 at the Glenwood Springs Golf Club in West Glenwood. Steve King, Phil Gallagher and Ed Corcoran witnessed the shot.Tri-Glenwood Triathlon seeks volunteersThe annual Tri-Glenwood Triathlon is looking for members of the community to act as volunteers for the Sunday, Sept. 11, event. Each volunteer receives a long-sleeved race T-shirt and a ticket to the post-race barbecue.Information: Janet Wolf, 928-9730; jwolfcpa@sopris.netYouth football slots openThe Three Rivers Youth Football league is accepting registrations for its third- and fourth-grade team in Glenwood Springs for the 2005 season.Information: Scott Zerfoss, 945-0318Lead King race setThe Lead King Loop, a 25-kilometer running race/walk/hike takes place in Marble on Saturday, Sept. 25. The event, which benefits the Marble Charter School, starts at 8:30 a.m.The dirt-course race starts from Beaver Lake and climbs 2,900 vertical feet through the backcountry and the old mining town of Crystal, passing the 110-year-old Crystal Mill to a fast downhill finish back to the lake.Cost is $35. After Sept. 15, entry fee is raised to $40. Registration forms are available at local sporting goods stores or online at Craig Macek, 704-1275; H.S. fund-raiser setThe annual Spaghetti dinner, sponsored by the Basalt High School Booster Club, is Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 5-7 p.m in the school cafeteria. The event, part of “Back to School” night, raises funds to help school clubs and programs.Cost of the dinner is $5 per person. Children 3 and younger are free.Information: Kelly Johnson, 309-0006; Diana Kovach, 963-9604Jack Smith benefit golf tourney on tapRegistrations are being accepted for the annual Jack Smith benefit golf tournament, to be held 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, 625-1093

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