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A benefit is scheduled Saturday, Mar. 18, at the RFHS gym in Carbondale. A Mexican dinner will be followed by a basketball game pitting the Roaring Fork High School staff against members of the 2005-06 senior class. Dinner is scheduled for 5 p.m., and the basketball game is at 7 p.m.Proceeds benefit the Juan Roa Medical Fund. Roa, a 1998 graduate of RFHS, has been diagnosed with lung disease and a brain tumor. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and children under 12.Additionally, a trust fund for Roa has been set up at Alpine Bank. Tax deductible donations can be made to the Juan Roa Medical Fund.Information: Wendy, 384-5754.
Twelve Glenwood area Winter Special Olympians posted strong enough performances at a regional competition, held at Sunlight Mountain Resort, to qualify for the 2006 Colorado Winter Games at Copper Mountain Resort, April 26-27.Qualifying athletes in snowshoeing are Rachael David, Jenny Elmore, Mike Marincic, Mark McClure, Molly Murray, Marvin Pfeiffer, Skeeter Ross and Jenna Seets.Gary Anders, Ron Diest, Chris Guay and David Hayes earned berths to the state Alpine Skiing competition.
Dan Enewold was inducted into the Colorado Basketball Officials Hall of Fame at a ceremonial dinner held at Regis University in Denver in February. Enewold, a retired math teacher and former head baseball coach at Roaring Fork High School, is one of 200 former officials honored since the creation of the hall in 1947.
Six individuals and two teams earned first-place honors at the first Colorado Mountain Bowling Association Tournament at El Jebowl Lanes.Tim Herwick took top honors in the Handicap Singles division. Paul Coble won the Scratch Single. All-event winners were Don Paullin and Don Stalker. Velma Rowland and Colette Barksdale captured the Handicap Doubles award. Tom Ruble, teaming with Stalker, won the Scratch Doubles.The Handicap Team winner was the Shirt Men. CDB&R won the Scratch Team division.
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The Rifle and Glenwood Springs girls tangled on Tuesday night at Glenwood’s Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium in a 4A Western Slope League contest that carried major implications in the conference standings.