Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

Fridays Glenwood Springs at Alamosa prep football game will be broadcast on radio station KGLN-AM (980) and online at Action gets under way with the pregame show at 3:45 p.m., followed by the game at 4 p.m.

Runners of all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate in a 5K citizens race on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Fravert Reservoir in north Rifle. The event precedes that days Rifle Invitational cross-country meet. Entry fee is $5 per person. A post-race barbecue will take place after the race at an additional cost. Proceeds from the race benefit the Rifle High School cross country program.Information: Scott Winter, 625-7766.

The 2005 Lakota golf course, 36-hole, mens club championship tournament will be held Oct. 1-2. The tournament includes club members from both the mens Wednesday and Thursday night mens leagues.Tee time is 2 p.m. both days.Club members can register by calling the Pro Shop at 984-9700.

The annual Mountain Madness Skate, Rate & Relate skateboard competition is set for noon on Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Two Rivers Skate Park. The competition, sponsored by the Glenwood Springs Parks & Recreation Department and the Diversion Skate Shop, is open to skaters of all levels.Cost is $10 for residents and $12 for nonresidents. Registration will be held the day of the event.Information: 384-6311.

The 2005 Denver Broncos NFL/Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick competition will be held in Carbondale Friday, Sept. 23, at 4 p.m. on the Carbondale Middle School athletic field.The free event is open to boys and girls, ages 8-15. Registration begins at 3:30 p.m. the day of the event.Information: 704-4115.

The four-person team of Dave Scruby, Bruce Robinson, Jay Rickstrew and Jim Corsentino finished in a first-place tie with the team of Judy and Bennett Shotwell along with Carol and Tom Carnish at last weekends Roaring Fork Public Education Foundation benefit golf tournament.Taylor Horst won the mens longest drive contest. Kim Smeins earned similar honors among women golfers. Joe Tallman captured the award for having the closing shot to the pin.

Applications for the Basalt soccer clubs U12 and U14 girls developmental teams are still being accepted for the 2005 season. Applications can be picked up at Basalt Town Hall or by calling 927-0523, Ext. 507.Information: 948-9314.

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