Area Sports Briefs
Coal Ridge High School is looking to fill the following coaching positions: head girls basketball, head cheerleading, assistant football, assistant wrestling, assistant baseball and assistant track.Rifle High School is looking to fill the following coaching positions: head girls basketball, head cheerleading, assistant volleyball, assistant wrestling and assistant boys basketball.Information: Rick Schmitz, 625-7725.
For students moving to the Grand Junction area this summer who seek to continue, or look to join, a competitive cheerleading program, The Grand Mesa Elite currently has limited openings available for it’s senior-level team for the upcoming 2006-07 season.Membership is open to students currently enrolled in seventh through 10th grades. Students with previous cheerleading squad and/or gymnastics club experience is preferred, but the program will accept students with prior organized team sports backgrounds.Information: Phil, (970) 263-8870; Danielle, (970) 778-6686
The Carbondale Soccer Club will host a youth soccer referee clinic on April 23 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Carbondale.Information: Kathy Guinn, 963-9329
High school graduates and current high school seniors are invited to try out for the Colorado Mountain College men’s and women’s soccer teams. Tryout date is Saturday, April 22, at Gates Soccer Park, Field No. 3. Women’s tryouts are at 2 p.m., and men’s tryouts start at 3:45 p.m. Players must supply their own gear.Information: Steve White, 947-8253.
Area youth interested in joining the Sopris Barracudas youth swim team are encouraged to attend the 2006 season-opening swim and stroke clinic, May 1-5. Sessions are 5:30-6:30 p.m. nightly at the Community Center Pool. The clinic is open to youth, from kindergarten through 12th grade, who can swim at least one pool length.Cost, including pool admission, is $35 for the week and $25 for each additional child from the same family. Info: Amanda Moore, 384-2922.
Glenwood Springs High School is looking to fill the following coaching positions: head girls basketball, assistant girls basketball, assistant cross country and assistant volleyball.Information: Steve Cable, 384-5333.
The Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for all summer youth baseball programs. Programs start with T-ball leagues in May. Teams are scheduled to be fielded from ages 5-15. Fees range from $25-60. Deadline to register is May 2.Information: Shannon, 384-6301, 384-6314.
The Basalt High School baseball team’s center fielder’s name is Colin Matheney, not Colin Matherly as the Independent Post reported in Wednesday’s story. He is not related to Basalt co-coach Bruce Matherly.
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