Area Sports Briefs
Due to construction this summer, the Glenwood Springs High School campus will be closed. The high school is seeking help from the community to donate space for its summer weightlifting program.A space ranging from 1200-1600 square feet is needed from June 5 through Aug. 10.Information: GSHS Athletic Director Steve Cable, 384-5553.
Registrations are being accepted for the 27th annual Vivian Raymond, two-person, best-ball golf tournament Sunday, May 14, at Rifle Creek Golf Club. The event begins with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Entry fee is $50. Cost includes greens fees, cart fees and lunch. Proceeds from the event benefit activities sponsored by the Rifle Chamber of Commerce.Information: 625-2085, ext. 2; http://www.riflechamber.com
The USA Volleyball Coaches Cadre will conduct a weekend-long instruction clinic in Glenwood Springs, May 12-14. The clinic is open for individuals of all experience levels who want to learn more about the game.Information: Denise Greene, 984-3813; greene@ sopris.net.
The local chapter of the National Soccer Association is conducting two three-hour training sessions for students, ages 8-18, from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at Sayre Park. Cost is $25 per-person.Information: Brad Jordan, 947-1837, 947-1809; email@example.com
The Ride for the Pass, a charity bike race/recreational ride, will take place Saturday, May 20. The route begins from the Winter Gate, four miles east of Aspen, to the Independence Ghost Town, a 10-mile ride up Highway 82 on Independence Pass.Proceeds from the event benefit the Independence Pass Foundation.Due to high interest, mail-in registration is encouraged. Registration forms will be available at local bike shops and sporting goods stores.Fees are $40 for individuals and $70 for families. An additional $10 fee is added for all race-day registrations.Information: 920-5140.
Rifle Creek will host the Mountain Air Mechanical’s fourth annual charity golf tournament on May 19.The four-person, best-ball scramble benefits the All Hazards Response Team of Garfield County.The cost is $115 per player, including green fees, golf cart and dinner following the tournament, and single slots and sponsorship opportunities are still available. Information: 625-4352.
The name in the photo that appeared in Friday’s sports page and the results of the No. 1 Doubles playback match were incorrect. Roni St. Pierre is the player pictured in Friday’s edition. Glenwood Springs doubles players Kari Nesbitt and Lisa Saathoff won their match over Vail Christian.
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Area prep basketball teams begin their 2019-20 campaigns with tournament action both home and away this weekend.