Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

Between pounding the beat and keeping the city safe, Glenwood Springs Police Chief Terry Wilson does manage to squeeze in a round of golf every now and then. And Wilson’s aim with an eight iron is as sharp as it is with a six-shooter.

On Tuesday, Wilson collared a hole-in-one on Hole No. 3 at the Glenwood Springs Golf Club course. Witnessing the shot were playing partners Steve and Eric Lundin and Greg Wine.

Rifle Creek Golf Course will host the 2006 Jack Smith Scholarship Tournament at 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Team fees for the two-person scramble event are $100. Lunch is included. Proceeds go toward the Jack Smith Scholarship Fund, which benefits athletes at Rifle High School.

The tournament consists of flights for competitive and leisure players. Prizes will be given for golfers with the best gross and net scores.

Information: 625-1093.

Team applications for the 2006 3-on-3 outdoor G’Wood Hoop D’Ville basketball tournament, set for Saturday, June 10, on the asphalt courts at Sayre Park, can be picked up at the Bank of Colorado in Glenwood.

Information: Michael Picore, 309-2911.

The Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its fall softball leagues. League play begins July 24 and runs for 10 weeks, followed by a single-elimination tournament.

Individual leagues offered include men’s open competitive, D-recreational and D-competitive, coed D-recreational and a women’s open competitive division.

Team Fees range from $375 to $400. Registration deadline is Friday, July 14.

Information: Shannon, 384-6314.

Allison Brown, who will be an eighth-grader at Glenwood Springs Middle School next school year, has committed to run in the Colorado State Games on Aug. 4-6 in Colorado Springs. She will compete in the 11- to 12-year-old girls 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes and the 80-meter hurdles.

As a member of the Glenwood Springers track club, Brown placed seventh in the 100 meters at the 2004 Junior Olympics in Denver and second in the 100 and 400 at that year’s state Hershey Track Meet.

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