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Area sports briefs

Scoreboard dedication at Two Rivers todayA celebration to officially dedicate the new electronic scoreboard at Two Rivers Park will be held this evening at 6 p.m.Glenwood Insurance Agency and Safeco donated the scoreboard as part of Safeco’s PlayBall program, which plans to donate 82 scoreboards for youth baseball around the country over the next three years. In addition to the dedication ceremony, there will be family entertainment, free food and raffles. Youth baseball teams, Glenwood Springs Mayor Larry Emery, city council and other community members are expected to attend.The event is free and open to the public.Tennis and Tonic slated Aug. 11The Tennis and Tonic adult social hour is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 11, from 6-8 p.m. at the Rippy Tennis Complex at the Glenwood Springs Community Center.This is the final Tennis and Tonic of the summer. The event offers an opportunity to meet other tennis players and work on your swing. It is free and open to the public 21 and older.Demon youth volleyball camp set for Aug. 10Registrations are being accepted for the Demon Volleyball Camp, for girls entering grades 5-8, from 4-6 p.m. on Aug. 10-12 at the Glenwood Springs High School gymnasium. The cost is $30.Information: Denise Greene, 984-3813.Skate8 competition coming to Two Rivers ParkThe Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation Department and BSR Sports will hold a skateboard competition on Sunday at Two Rivers Park.The event, scheduled to start at noon, is open to boarders of all ages and abilities. The cost is $10 for Glenwood Springs residents. The nonresident fee is $12.Helmets are required to participate. Proceeds from the event will be used for maintenance and upkeep of the skateboard rampInformation: Eric, 384-6311.Basalt High School fall sports meeting on tapBASALT – An orientation/information meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, at the Basalt High School gym for parents and students interesting in participating in fall sports for the high school.Information: Mike Green, 384-5957.Volleyball coaching positions open at BHSBASALT – Basalt High School is looking to fill open positions for two volleyball coaches for the upcoming 2004 season.Information: Mike Green, 384-5957.GSHS volleyball parent meeting An informational meeting for parents of all students interested in playing volleyball at Glenwood Springs High School this fall will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12, at the high school’s library.Information: Denise Greene, 984-3813.Longhorn Stampede 5K slatedBASALT – The first-ever Longhorn Stampede 5-kilometer run will be held Saturday, Aug. 28. Race-day registration is 7:45-8:15 a.m. at Basalt High School and the race begins at 8:30 a.m.The cost of the race is $15 and all entrants receive a T-shirt and entry in a prize drawing. Proceeds benefit the Basalt High School cross country team.Information: Ron Lund, 927-3524.

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