Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

The Demon Invite Citizens Cross Country Race will be held on Sept. 30 at Two Rivers Park. It will be a 5K cross country style course. The event will start at 8:30 a.m. and the cost is $10. Registration is on the day of the race. Proceeds from the race support the Glenwood Springs High School cross country team. Information: Coach Mike, 309-4795.

There will be weekly lacrosse games starting Monday, Sept. 25, on the new turf surface at Aspen High School. Any high school or adult players are welcome and games will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. each Monday through the end of October.Play will allow stick checks only, no body checks.Information: Levi Liston, 618-6781 or

The Glenwood Springs High School Cheer Squad is hosting a mini clinic for all kids ages 4-11 on Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at Glenwood Springs High School. The GSHS Cheerleaders will teach participants jumps, cheers and a dance. The mini clinic participants will perform at halftime of the GSHS-Battle Mountain football game that evening. Cost is $20 and this clinic benefits the GSHS Cheer Squad.Information: Jody Jordan, 384-5433.

Colorado Mountain Colleges Roaring Fork campus at Spring Valley is hosting an opening ceremony and dedication for the new David Allen High Ropes Course on Sept. 28 from 5:30-7 p.m.Refreshments, demonstrations and an opportunity to try the ropes course are offered. Please RSVP to Joyce Usher, CMC Foundation, at 947-8378, or by Sept. 26.

The first ever Chameleon and Merle Open Disc Golf Tournament will be held Sept. 30 at Bert & Ernie Park in Carbondale. The 18-hole event will take place during the fall membership drive for KDNK, Carbondales community access radio, and will include live on-air coverage of the action.The tournament will include a competitive flight for those who are regular disc golfers or have a disc golf nickname. Local pros with names like the Praying Mantis and Rhyno are expected to participate in the competitive group. The tournament will also include a flight for those who are recreational golfers or those who lack a ferocious nickname.The outing is limited to 50 disc golfers and spots will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. The entry fee is $25 and each golfer will receive two special edition discs that will be used during the event and a mini-disc. Prizes will be awarded for the lowest score, hole-in-one and best new nickname. Hole sponsors ($50) are also needed in order to help cover event expenses. All proceeds will go to KNDK.Entry forms are available at or by contacting Bob Schultz at

The Glenwood Springs Recreation Department will now begin accepting registration for its adult coed volleyball league. This 6-on-6, indoor league will; be played at the Community Center starting Oct. 18. The league format will consists of a 10-week regular season, followed by an end-of-season tournament. The league offered will be a coed recreation league on Wednesdays. Team fees are $200 for residents and $220 for non-residents. To register, call 384-6301. Information: Shannon, 384-6314.

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