Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

The 14th annual Day of Infamy Snowshoe Race will be held Sunday, Dec. 11, at Sunlight Mountain Resort. The 8K race will begin at 10 a.m. and wind through Babbish Gulch on Sunlight’s cross-country trials. Awards and a prize drawing will follow the race. Whether participants run or walk, snowshoes are required for all racers.

Pre-registration can be done at Summit Canyon Mountaineering for $20, and day-of-race registration can be done at the Sunlight day loge beginning at 9 a.m. on Dec. 11 for $22. The cut off for pre-registration is Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. All registration includes a long-sleeved T-shirt and a goodies bag. Proceeds will benefit the animal shelters of Garfield County (CARE, Mid-Valley Animal Rescue and Rifle Animal Shelter).

Information: Summit Canyon Mountaineering, 945-6994 or

The Defiance volleyball club will hold a final registration along with a placement practice for players Sunday, Nov. 20 at Glenwood Springs High School.

Practice for eighth-grade and younger girls is 8-10 a.m. The session for players ninth-grade and older is 10 a.m. to noon.

Paperwork along with a copy of the individual’s birth certificate must be turned in as part of the registration process.

Information: Denise Greene, 984-3813;

The New Castle Recreation Department is looking for volunteers to coach youth basketball teams, ages 4 through sixth grade. Applications can be picked up at the Community Center or Town Hall or downloaded from the web at

Information: 984-3352.

The Carbondale Recreation Department is accepting registrations for third-, fouth-, and fifth-/sixth-grades youth basketball. This is a recreational developmental basketball program open to boys and girls. Start dates are Jan. 9 through March 8, and the cost is $40. Registration deadline is Friday, Dec. 16. Volunteer coaches are needed.

Information: Chris, 704-4115.

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