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Three RIvers Football will be holding registration today from 6-7 p.m. For Glenwood Springs, sign up at Glenwood Elementary School. For New Castle, registration will be held at Riverside Middle School. Registration for Silt players will be at Roy Moore Elementary School. For interested players in Rifle, sign ups will be at Wamsley Elementary School from 6-7 p.m.

In Parachute registration will go from 5-7 p.m. at Bea Underwood Elementary.

For information about Carbondale or Basalt registration call Paul Gonzales at 309-2534. For information about Aspen call Charlie Martin at 429-1833 or 925-4713.



Rifle High School is hosting the annual Bears Basketball Camp May 21-24.

The camp will be divided into two sessions ” one for fifth- to seventh-grade boys (4-5:30 p.m.) and the second for eighth- to 11th-grade boys (6-8 p.m.) ” and costs $40. Grades are based on the current school year. The registration fee includes a Rifle Bears T-shirt and various prizes.



Instruction will include shooting, ball-handling, passing, offensive movement, 1-on-1 and team defense, and rebounding.

Sign up at Rifle High School on the first day of camp.

Exclusive Athletic Club in Glenwood Springs, will host the Power Play bench press meet on Saturday.

Exclusive Athletic Club is located in the lower level of the Springs Center, between Village Inn and Ramada Inn in Glenwood Springs.

Sanctioned by USA Powerlifting, there will be four divisions in the meet: teen (14-19 years), junior (20-23), open (24-39), master (40 years and older) and special Olympian. Entry forms can be picked up at 118 W. Sixth St., Suite 60, in Glenwood or by going to http://www.exclusiveathleticsclub.com.

Locals are welcome and encouraged to come watch the meet. Cost is $8 per person or $25 for a family.

Information: 945-9107.

Roaring Fork Public Education Foundation is hosting its annual golf tournament, a popular fundraiser golf tournament benefiting local public education, at River Valley Ranch on May 19.

The 28th annual event is the major fundraiser for the Roaring Fork Public Education Foundation, which endows additional classroom programs and teacher opportunities in the Roaring Fork School District.

The tourney format is four-player scramble with a shotgun start. Golfers can compete as a team or register as solo, duo or trio. The competition includes a hole-in-one contest featuring a new car courtesy of Glenwood Springs Ford and ladies’ and men’s longest drive and closest-to-the-pin prizes.

Information: Irene, 379-6569, rfpef.golf@comcast.net.

The Glenwood Community Center’s Rippy tennis courts will be the site of free tennis clinics on May 27.

USPTA member Sue Geist will instruct five sessions, segmented by age (4- to 6-year-olds, 9-9:30 a.m.; 7-9, 9:30-10; 10-12, 10-10:30; 13 and older, 10:30-11; adults, 11-noon).

The clinics are a part of the national United States Professional Tennis Association Tennis Across America program.

There will 2006 model rackets from Wilson on special sale.

Information: Sue Geist, 948-7084.

Volleyball players, kindergarten through eighth grade, are invited to attend the May 29-30 Coal Ridge youth volleyball camp.

The youngsters (grades K-5) take the court from noon to 2 p.m. each day, while the older kids (grades 5-8) go from 2 to 4 p.m. The camp costs $30.

Information: Denise Greene, 984-3813, greene@sopris.net.

The University of Northern Colorado is holding a satellite volleyball camp at Coal Ridge High School June 7-9.

Players in seventh through 12th grade are eligible to attend the camp, which will be directed by UNC head coach Lyndsey Benson. The camp costs $125 for three days or $90 for three and is run in two daily sessions (9-noon; 1-4 p.m.). Pre-registration is required.

Information: Denise Greene, 984-3813, greene@sopris.net.

The University of Northern Colorado is holding a satellite volleyball camp at Coal Ridge High School June 7-9.

Players in seventh through 12th grade are eligible to attend the camp, which will be directed by UNC head coach Lyndsey Benson. The camp costs $125 for three days or $90 for three and is run in two daily sessions (9-noon; 1-4 p.m.). Pre-registration is required.

Information: Denise Greene, 984-3813, greene@sopris.net.

The Carbondale Recreation Department, in conjunction with the MLS Soccer Camps, will be offering a week-long soccer camp June 11-15. The age groups are 4-6, 6-10 and 11-17. The registration deadline is May 18.

Information: Carbondale Recreation Department, 704-4115 or 704-4116.

Rifle High School’s series of summer sports camps has already kicked in, but some are still open.

There is a boys basketball camp May 21-24 boys basketball camp (grades 5-7, $40), a softball camp (May 29-30, mini-camp; Aug. 6-9, grand slam), a girls basketball camp (June 11-14: grades 1-3, $15; grades 4-6, $20; grades 7-8, $40; grades 9-12, $45), a football camp (Aug. 6-10: grades 1-12, $40 for one, $60 for two, $75 for three) and a volleyball camp (Aug. 6-10: grades 2-12, $50 for one or $20 a day, $75 for two, $105 for three).

All grade levels are based on the 2007-08 school year. Sign up any time between 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Rifle High School main office, or sign up on the first day of camp.

Information: 625-7737.

The Glenwood Defiance men’s rugby team is practicing Tuesdays and Thursdays at Glenwood Park at 6:30 p.m. and is still looking for more players.

Information: Tim Swanson, 948-8738.

Glenwood Springs is trying to start up a women’s rugby team and needs more people. All experience levels, from never-played to seasoned-vet are welcome. Practice is Tuesday nights at Glenwood Park at 6:30 p.m.

Information: Joelle, 303-819-7608.

A photo in Wednesday’s edition of the Post Independent misidentified Glenwood boys swimmer Alex Moore as Raphael Joly. The Post Independent apologizes for this error.


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