Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

Celeste Cashel and Matt Wilson, both 2004 Glenwood Springs High School graduates, were selected to the fall 2006 season Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Academic Team. Cashel is the backup Libero for the women’s volleyball team at Colorado School of Mines. Wilson is a starting linebacker for Western State College’s football squad. To be considered, athletes must start or be a key reserve in their individual sport and carry a 3.20 or better grade point average.

All high school students interested in playing lacrosse are asked to come to the parent and player lacrosse meeting on Thursday from 6-7 p.m. at WestStar Bank next to Safeway in Glenwood Springs.Volunteers are also needed to help coach and organize Roaring Fork Club Lacrosse. No experience necessary.Information: Mike Brin,; Levi Liston,

The 2006 Three Rivers Football Super Bowl games will be played Sunday at Glenwood Springs High School’s Stubler Memorial Field. The noon, Division I game pits the New Castle Titans against Aspen. At 2 p.m., the New Castle Jackels face the Glenwood Little Demons for the Division II title.Admission to both games is free.Openings accepted for teen backpacking trip The Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Sand Dunes backpacking trip the weekend of Nov. 3-5. Highlights include a hike on 36 square miles of sand with an overnight wilderness camp set up on-site.Cost is $80 for residents and $100 for non-residents. The deadline date to register is Wednesday.Information: 384-6301.

The GC Xtreme is accepting new members for it’s recently formed youth level competitive cheerleading team through Saturday for the 2006-07 season.The program is open to all Garfield County students, ages 8-13. To join, students must show proof of having a 2.50 or better grade point average, bring a copy of their birth certificates and commit to attending all scheduled practices and events through March 5, 2007.Team practices are held Saturdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Glenwood Community Center gymnasium and Sundays from 1:30-3 p.m. at Coal Ridge High School.Information packets, including fees and equipment cost will be issued to parents at the Oct. 28 practice.Call 945-8515, Ext. 16630 for more information.

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