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Area sports briefs

The second annual Dandelion Dash 5K Family Fun Run/Walk will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. at Sopris Park in Carbondale.Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday and costs $20 for individuals and $50 for families. Preregistrations will be accepted at any Family Resource Center office in Glenwood, Basalt or Carbondale schools, or at, walkers, strollers, rollerbladers, bike riders and skateboarders are all welcome to register. All participants receive a T-shirt and awards will be given to winners from each category.Information: Nancy La Joy, 384-5694;

The seventh annual Mother’s Day Mile will be taking over Blake Street on Sunday. The opening ceremony starts at 1 p.m. for the one-mile race beginning and ending at Glenwood Medical Associates.Runners, walkers, strollers and families are welcome and registration fees are $12 or $40 for a family if you preregister at the GMA or at Cost increases to $15 per person and $50 per family for race-day registration. The race benefits the Advocate Safehouse Project.All participants receive a finish-line rose and a piece of homemade pie. Volunteers needed.Information: Holly Graubins 963-1602,

The Basalt girls soccer team will host Colorado Academy on Friday in the first round of the Class 3A state tournament.The No. 6 ranked Longhorns (13-1-1 overall) will move to the quarterfinals with a victory over No. 11 Colorado Academy (9-5-2).

The 16th annual Aspen Race for the Cure is Saturday, July 15, at 8:30 a.m.The 5K coed, run/fitness walk will begin and end at Rio Grande Park.Prior to July 13, online registration is $30 and can be done at, paper registration is $30 and race-day registration is $40. All participants receive a T-shirt. Other activities on July 15 include the Aspen Dog Walk for the Cure, a one-mile Family Fun walk, Komen Kids 100-yard Dash, Sleep for the Cure and Shop for the Cure. Pull for the Cure, a skeet shooting contest, will take place on Sunday, July 16. Information: Race hotline, 970-920-0250;

Registrations are being accepted for the 27th annual Vivian Raymond, two-person, best-ball golf tournament Sunday 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; or go to

The USA Volleyball Coaches Cadre will conduct a weekend-long instruction clinic in Glenwood Springs, Friday through Sunday. The clinic is open for individuals of all experience levels who want to learn more about the game.Information: Denise Greene, 984-3813;

Junior Outdoor Doubles summer league has started and meets Wednesday nights at Glenwood Park from 6:30-8 p.m. Information: Denise Greene, 984-3813;

University of Northern Colorado Volleyball Coaches will be coming to Coal Ridge High School on June 13-14 to put on an all skills volleyball camp. Cost is $85, times will be 9 a.m.-noon, 1-5 p.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m. for both days. Information: Denise Greene, 984-3813;

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