Area Sports Briefs
The 2006 G-Wood Night Tournament will be taking over the courts of Sayre Park from 2-10 p.m. on July 22.
The 4-on-4 tournament is open to basketball players ages 15-60 and has prizes for the top six teams. The tournament is limited to 16 teams and benefits CARE animal shelter, YouthZone in Glenwood, the Glenwood High basketball team and the Angel Network.
Information: Michael Picore, 309-2911.
Three separate developmental basketball skills camps will be conducted by coaches Mike Cox and Brian Blair at Coal Ridge High School today through July 13. Camp for players attending ninth-11th grades runs 10 a.m. to noon. Sessions for seventh- and eighth-graders is from 2:30-4 p.m. and a camp for sixth-grade and younger students goes from 4:30-6 p.m.
Cost of camp is $50. Registrations will be taken at camp. Checks payable to Coal Ridge Basketball. Information: 994-0332; coachmike@CoalRidgeBasketball.com
The third annual Longhorn Stampede 5K is set for Aug. 5 at Basalt High School. The race is a fundraiser for Basalt High’s boys and girls cross country programs.
Race-day registration begins at 7:45 a.m. with the race beginning at 8:30 a.m. Refreshments and age group awards will be provided.
The 30th annual Basalt Half Marathon is slated for Aug. 19. Race-day signup will start at 6:15 a.m. in front of Basalt Middle School. Buses will transport runners to the start near the Ruedi Dam at 7 a.m. The race will begin at 7:45 a.m. Preregistration is available at http://www.active.com.
Information: Ron Lund, 618-2063.
The New Castle Recreation Department is now accepting registration for fall soccer. The cost ranges from $30 to $45. Save $5 by registering before July 21. Registration forms are available online at http://www.newcastlecolorado.org, at Town Hall or at the Community Center.
The Glenwood Springs Soccer Club, in association with United Soccer Coaches, will host two summer camps this summer.
The camps, which are open to kids ages 6-14, will be held July 17-21 and Aug. 7-11 at Glenwood Park. The cost is $100 or $50 if participants house a visiting coach. Players must bring lunches, sun block, water, shin guards and a soccer ball.
Information: (970) 945-6091; http://www.glenwoodsoccer.org.
One of the most respected and experienced soccer training organizations in the United States, Challenger British Soccer Camps has been invited to offer training camps in Glenwood July 31 through Aug. 4 and in Carbondale Aug. 7-11. Glenwood’s camp will be at Gates Soccer Park. Carbondale’s will be at Triangle Park at River Valley Ranch.
This weeklong camp offers one-hour programs for 3- and 4-year-olds, one-and-a-half hour and two-hour sessions for 4- to 9-year-olds and half-day and full-day options for 10- to 14-year olds.
The Glenwood camp will also include a goalkeeping clinic for interested goalies ages 9-14. The UK coaches will also hold a free coaching clinic on Aug. 5 at the Glenwood Soccer Complex. Any interested coaches or parents are welcome to attend and various age-level material will be covered.
Information: Glenwood Camp: Tracey Frazee, 712-527-9013; Carbondale Camp: Dave Ritchie, 963-8963; http://www.challengersports.com.
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Coal Ridge could just pull off a 3A league championship if the Titans take care of their own business and get a little help from afar.