Area Sports Briefs
Keith Taylor and Chad Simon of Carbondale finished third and fourth, respectively, in the Pro/Open division at the Powell skateboard showdown this weekend in Salida. Two more area residents – Quinn Witten from Cardondale and Brant “Stud” of Glenwood also participated in the Pro/Open competition.
Registrations are still being accepted for the Little Demons youth basketball camp, set for June 26-29 at the Glenwood Community Center. The camp, taught by new Glenwood Springs High School girls head basketball coach, Bryan Derby, is open to boys and girls, grades 3-7. Instruction is from 5:30-7 p.m., daily. Fee is $40 for residents and $45 for non-residents.Information: Shannon, 384-6314.
The deadline to register for Glenwood Springs Soccer Club’s fall U7-U14 teams is Monday, June 26. Forms are available in the lobby of the Glenwood Library or on the soccer club’s Web site: http://www.glenwoodsoccer.org.Information: 945-6091.
The Front Range Volleyball Club – made of players from Glenwood, Basalt and Vail areas – emerged from pool play in the AAU Junior Nationals with a 6-6 record.After losing their first two matches, the local squad responded with six straight match victories over teams from Ohio, South Carolina, Michigan, Maryland and Minnesota. The skein advanced them to the divisional finals, where they lost in three games to Club Adidas Select from Minnesota.
Registrations for the annual Glenwood Open Pro-Am and the 36-hole Glenwood Open at the Glenwood Springs Golf Club course in West Glenwood are now being accepted. The Pro-Am takes place July 7 with 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. shotgun starts. Cost is $45. The Glenwood Open tournament tees off July 8 and concludes July 9. Per-person cost is $80.Information: 945-7086.
The Glenwood Springs Soccer Club, in conjunction with United Soccer Coaches, is conducting day camps for children ages 6-14 on July 17-21 and Aug. 7-11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Glenwood Park. Cost is $100 per-person for each week’s camp. Information: 945-6091; http://www.glenwoodsoccer.org.
The Glenwood Springs daily commuter track camp will be held at Glenwood Springs High School’s Stubler Memorial Field from 3:30-6:30 p.m., June 26-30. A number of former Springers are scheduled to act as instructors throughout the week. Main guest speakers include Olympian Jeanie Golay, Dr. Ross Petersen of Valley View Hospital and CHSAA Hall of Fame coaches Bob Chavez and Harlan Spencer. The camp is free of charge for students ages 9-14. A liability/behavior waiver must be signed by a parent prior to a student’s attendance and participation. The week ends with the annual Springers Open Track Meet on Friday, June 30. The meet is open to runners, jumpers and throwers from 4 and above. Entry fee is $10 for unlimited individual events and $50 for relay teams.Information: Mike Kishimoto, 945-1425, 379-3365.
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