Area Sports Briefs
The annual Great Ski and Sports Swap, benefiting the Sunlight Ski Club and Ski Patrol will take place at the Orrison Distributing Warehouse from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday.
The Warehouse is located on Highway 82, three miles south of Glenwood Springs. Admission is $1.
Community members wanting to sell their gear on consignment need to check-in all items at the warehouse from 6-9 p.m., Friday. There is a $1 sale fee per item. Twenty percent of the item’s sale price is donated to the Ski Club and Ski Patrol.
Information: Bob Lockhard, 963-7873; email@example.com.
Quarterback Richard Gallegos threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score in the Cardinals’ 42-14 conference win over West Grand Friday in Parachute.
The win puts Grand Valley (2-1, 2-3) in a three-way tie with Meeker and Hayden in the Class 1A Western Slope Conference.
Gallegos pulled Grand Valley to a 7-6 deficit after connecting with receiver Daniel Chaffin on a 42-yard scoring strike in the middle of the first quarter. Chaffin gave the Cardinals the lead on a 90-yard pass interception for a touchdown later in the period.
Grand Valley led 21-14 at halftime, then scored 21 unanswered points in the second half.
Gallegos bowled over from the 1-yard line in the third quarter, hit Chaffin for a 20-yard TD and found Justin Busch for a 13-yard score in the final period.
Coal Ridge High School is accepting applicants for two spring sports head-coach positions. The school is seeking to fill openings for a varsity baseball coach and a varsity track coach.
Call Coal Ridge athletic director Rick Schmitz at 625-7739 for more information.
Additionally, Glenwood Springs High School is seeking an assistant swim and dive coach for its girls swim team for the 2005-06 season. Preference will be given to applicants with competitive diving experience.
Information: GSHS athletic director Steve Cable, 384-5553.
The Glenwood Canyon Shuffle, a half-marathon (13.1-mile) run and relay race and 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) run/walk will take place on the bike path in Glenwood Canyon Saturday. The race benefits Literacy Outreach.
The half-marathon begins at 9 a.m. and the 5K starts at 10 a.m. Buses will take participants from the finish line at the No Name exit of Glenwood Canyon to the race starting points.
Cost is $20 per person in the half-marathon, and $50 per team. The 5K costs $15 per person. A late fee of $5 per person and $25 per team applies to entries received after Tuesday.
Register online at http://www.active.com.
Information: Tom Lacy, 618-2478; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Coal Ridge High boys suffered their first 3A Western Slope League loss of the year Thursday night on the road at Gunnison, falling to the defending league champion Cowboys 65-45.