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Area Sports Briefs

Saturday’s 4-2 win by the Glenwood Springs Ice Queens over the Eagle Down Valley Divas raised the local women’s hockey team’s record to 2-2 on the 2005-06 season.

Janet Tharp scored the game-deciding goal in the third period. Earlier Tharp assisted on teammate Susie Demers’ goal. Liz Kulwiec and Carolyn Strautman also netted scores.

The Ice Queens play the Aspen Mother Puckers “B” team at 6:15 p.m. Sunday at the Glenwood Community Center’s ice rink. Admission is free.

The eighth annual Rifle Gap Ice Fishing Tournament will take place Jan. 21-22. There will be three registration categories: adult, 11-17 and 10 and younger, with rainbow trout, brown trout and yellow perch divisions in each category.

Winners must comply with the 2006 Rifle Gap State Park Ice Fishing Tournament Official Rules and could take home prizes from $50-$500 or the grand prize of $20,000.

Information: 625-2085, ext. 2, or http://www.riflechamber. com

Preregistration for the 14th Day of Infamy Snowshoe Race is being taken at Summit Canyon Mountaineering until 6 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $20.

On race day, registrations will be taken at Sunlight Mountain Resort’s day lodge at 9 a.m. Race-day fee is $22. The race is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Fee includes a long-sleeved T-shirt and a goodie bag. Proceeds benefit the animal shelters of Garfield County (CARE, Mid-Valley Animal Rescue and Rifle Animal Shelter).

Information: Summit Canyon Mountaineering, 945-6994 or

The Glenwood Springs Middle School seventh-grade boys “A” level basketball team concluded the 2005 season undefeated by posting a 50-23 win on Parachute St John Dec. 1.

All nine players on the team roster scored in the victory, which raised the Cougars win-loss record to 10-0. Kevin Flohr and Nick Ciani led the Cougars with 15 and 11 points, respectively.

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