Area Sports Briefs
In celebration of completing their first season, the current Coal Ridge High School football team will play the Titans coaching staff in a seven-on-seven flag football game at noon on Wednesday at the Coal Ridge High School football field.The game is free and open to the public.The coaching staff hopes to establish the flag football game as an annual event for alumni of the school.
The Glenwood Springs High School cheerleading squad are hosting two holiday day-care sessions for children ages 4 and older to help offset travel costs to future events. Sessions are scheduled for noon to 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 26, and Saturday, Dec. 17, at the high school’s multi-purpose room.The per-child session cost is $8 per hour and $35 for the entire afternoon. Fees include snack, activities, games and crafts.Reservations are suggested. Drop-ins will be accepted on a space-available basis.Information: 384-5558 or 379-9234
In a seventh-grade PEG League boys basketball doubleheader Nov. 17 in Glenwood, the host Cougars defeated Rifle’s “A” and “B” level teams.Kevin Flohr, Luke Jacob and Nick Ciani totaled 18 points between them in a 36-21 victory. The win moves Glenwood to 8-0 on the year.Cougars Bryant Hernandez and Jorge Marquez scored four and three points, respectively, in a tight 13-10 win over Rifle in the “B” game.
Assistant football coach Craig Denney along with varsity-level athletes Cheree Carver and Jon Jay have been selected as IBM High School Heroes of the Week.The statewide award is given by the Colorado High School Activities Association in conjunction with IBM of Colorado, 850 KOA Radio and the Denver Broncos. All three award-winners will be announced on a future Bronco game broadcast and attend a reception at the Broncos headquarters in March.
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Two local rivals may get an early crack at each other in the 3A state boys soccer playoffs as revealed in bracket releases on Monday.