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Area Sports Briefs

The Glenwood Springs girls tennis team chalked up three victories for a 3-3 tie against Summit County on Thursday. Demon Caitlyn Fowler nabbed the only singles victory of the day, winning 6-0, 6-2.The doubles team of Tamara Flanery and Stacey Miller beat Tigers Tessa Matton and Many Miles 6-3, 1-6, 6-4, and the Demon duo of Taylor Smith and Megan McGavock beat Tiana Shelton 6-1, 2-6, 6-3.Glenwood will be back on the court on Thursday when they travel to Aspen for a match at 4 p.m.

The Glenwood Springs Community Center has organized a climbing bouldering trip to Unaweep Canyon just south of Grand Junction April 8-9.The all-ages trip, beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 8, and returning at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 9, will allow participants to go at their own pace. Brian Long will be instructing the trip, and registration must be in by March 31. The fee is $60 for residents and $72 for nonresidents and includes transportation, dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunch for Sunday and money for trip snacks.

Melinda Lee of Carbondale passed her first-degree black belt testing at The Western Tang Soo Do Federations annual testing and seminars in Glenwood Springs on March 11.Lee, a student of Brian Marble Karate, was one of many black belts from around the county to attend various seminars ranging from street defense to gun and knife disarming techniques.

The Glenwood Springs Parks & Recreation Department is currently accepting team registrations for spring adult coed and mens softball leagues. League play begins April 10 and runs for 10 weeks. Games are played at Two Rivers and Sayre parks.Team fees range from $375 to $450. Deadline is Friday, March 31. A managers meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at the Community Center.Information: Shannon, 384-6314.

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