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Area Sports Briefs

The Grand Mesa Elite, a competitive all-star cheerleading program, will conduct an exploratory meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in Cottonwood Park in Parachute to determine interest in starting a program in Garfield County.

Plans are to have separate cheer squads for students attending sixth through eighth grades and ninth through 11th grades for the 2006-07 season. A parent must accompany the student to the meeting.

Information: (970) 263-8870.

Lakota Canyon Golf Course will be hosting three junior camps this summer. The first session will take place June 5-8, the second June 19-22 and the final July 17-20.

The cost for each is $250, and the camps cover all aspects of the game. They run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, and registration ends one week prior to each session.

Information: John Pelland, 984-9700.

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, and times will be 9 a.m. to noon, 1-5 p.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m. for both days.

Information: Denise Greene, 984-3813;

The 16th annual Aspen Race for the Cure will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, July 15.

The 5K co-ed, 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.

Information: Race hotline, 970-920-0250;

Gypsum’s Cotton Ranch Club’s very unique charity golf event on June 12 is part of a global, same-day international charity tournament spanning six continents.

The winning team receives its choice of a four-day, three-night golf getaway to Myrtle Beach, S.C., or World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla.

Information: Sue Fontanese, 970-845-4512.

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