Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

Registration for the 2006 Three Rivers Little League baseball season takes place from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday. Registration for Glenwood residents is in the lobby of Glenwood Springs Elementary School. Carbondale registrations take place at Carbondale Middle School. The combined Basalt/ Aspen registration will take place at Basalt Middle School at 51 School St. in Basalt.

A copy of the child’s birth certificate and three proofs of the parent’s residency are required to register.

Information: 379-0729.

Instructors from Planet Hockey will conduct sessions on Saturday, Jan. 21, and Saturday, Feb. 25, for beginning to high intermediate hockey players at the Glenwood Community Center ice rink.

Sessions consist of four-and-a-half hours of on-ice instruction along with an hour of yoga training, plus a one-hour off-ice classroom lecture.

Cost is $178 for both sessions or $99 per single session if registered by Jan. 14.

Information: 384-6313;

Erin Young and Carolyn Strautman scored in the third period of the Glenwood Springs Ice Queens women’s hockey team’s 3-2 loss to the Aspen Mother Puckers No. 2 team Saturday. The loss drops Glenwood to 2-4-2. The Ice Queens resume play Sunday evening at the Community Center rink against the Steamboat Springs Storm.

PARACHUTE ” Balanced scoring produced dividends for Grand Valley against league rival Soroco. The Cardinal boys had four players score 10 or more points in a 74-35 rout Friday over the Rams.

Dylan Culver had a team-high 16 points, 12 in the first quarter, to pace the Cardinal attack. Luke Braby, Sam McKinley and Mitch Belden contributed 14, 12 and 11 points, respectively.

Grand Valley pulled out to a 20-8 lead at the end of the first period and never scored less than 16 points in the next three quarters of play.

In the girls game, Katie Bryan finished with nine points. Megan Johnson and Lauren Schubert added eight each in a 45-33 victory. The Cardinals broke away from the Rams in the second quarter, distancing themselves by outscoring their opponents 16-5 in the period.

Kevin Hartman took first place and two other members of the Sunlight Mountain Ski team had top ten finishes in the team’s first competition in Crested Butte Jan. 7.

Hartman had the fastest times in both runs of the boys J4 division. First-year racer Travis Lundin was with in the boys J5 division. Kourtney Mitchell responded to a first run spill by recording sixth place in the second run of the girls J3 division.

Sunlight’s racers compete in Aspen Jan. 20 and 21.

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