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Area sports briefs

On Saturday, more than 100 Colorado Special Olympians will convene at the Burning Mountain Lanes in New Castle for the 2006 Western Area Bowling Tournament.This free event begins at 9:30 a.m. with the opening ceremony followed by competition at 9:45 a.m. Spectators are encouraged to attend and cheer on the Special Olympians.

Glenwood Springs High School is in need of an assistant track and field coach to begin in the spring of 2007. Information: Steve Cable, 384-5553.

Kenzie Kuhn scored a hat trick and the U14 Glenwood Ice got additional goals from Hannah McDermott and Mariah Martin in a 5-0 soccer win over Delta last weekend. Glenwood keeper Clara Thorsen recorded a shutout, as the Ice raised their unbeaten fall record to 6-0.

Registrations for the Carbondale Recreation Department’s basketball instruction program for first- and second-grade students are now being accepted. Cost is $30.Practices are held at the Crystal River Elementary School, West Campus gym. Girls practice from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays. The boys practices are the same time on Wednesdays. The weekly program begins Oct. 30 and runs through Dec. 6.Deadline to register is Friday, Oct. 27.Information: 704-4116.

Men’s open gym drop-in basketball will begin on Oct. 19 from 7 p.m. at Carbondale Middle School. The fee is $5 to play until 9 p.m., or $60 for the entire season through April 12. A maximum of 24 players are allowed per night. Information: Woodsie, 704-4116.

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