Area Sports Briefs
Twenty-six participants competed in the 2007 Rockies Baseball Skills Challenge June 13 at Sopris Park.
In the 6-7 age group, Alijauh Knustson placed first, Dalton Cherry placed second and Tyler Dollahan placed third.
In the 8-9 boys category, Stephan Dickson took first, Burley Quoetone followed in second and Kyle La Couture took third.
Megan Mazzotta finished first as the only competitor in the 8-9 girls division.
In the 10-11 boys contest, Kaden Weller grabbed top honors, Chris Sarabia came in second and Brian Burbidge finished third.
Brittany Neuroth won the girls 10-11 competition as the only entry.
In the 12-13 boys division Justin Barham placed first, Grant Fegan took second and Ivan Sarabia placed third.
Landon Garvik and Joey Clingan, both of Carbondale, won the gold medal in last weekend’s King of the Mountain USA Beach junior volleyball tournament in Vail. The doubles team also won gold at the June 9 City of Lakewood Classic.
Thanks to King of the Mountain’s status as a Junior Olympic qualifier, Garvik and Clingan will be playing in the finals at the USA Beach Junior Olympics in Long Beach, Calif., in August.
Both girls will be freshmen at Roaring Fork High School in the fall.
The Frontier Historical Society is looking for men ages 16-90 who would like to play vintage base ball in an annual exhibition match scheduled for June 29.
An informational meeting and instructional practice is scheduled for June 26 at 6:30 p.m. on the field between Glenwood Springs High School and the Roaring Fork River.
Play early-rules base ball as they did in the 1860s to 1880s.
Registration is under way for the Little Demon basketball camp, held at the Glenwood Springs Community Center July 9-12 from 6-7:30 p.m.
The camp is open to boys and girls in the third through eighth grade. The fee is $40 for residents and $45 for nonresidents. Glenwood Springs High School girls basketball coach Bryan Derby will direct the camp.
Glenwood Springs Soccer Club has extended the registration deadline to July 15 for fall recreational soccer, open to boys and girls 6-9 years old and girls ages 10-11.
Registration forms are available at http://www.glenwoodsoccer.org or at the Glenwood Springs Library.
All third- through sixth-graders interested in participating in Three Rivers Youth Football this fall who have yet to register are urged to contact their town representative to do so.
Town representatives: Aspen, Charlie Martin, 429-1833 or 925-4713; Basalt, Carbondale, Paul Gonzales, 309-2534; Glenwood Springs, Dan and Susie Kellogg, 384-0268; New Castle, Jerry Zywiec, 230-0311; Silt, Jay Duplesys, 618-6504; Rifle, Betsy Rice, 625-0442; Parachute, Mark Mooney, 260-9823.
Challenge British Soccer Camps will be returning to Carbondale this summer Aug. 13-17 at Triangle Park in River Valley Ranch.
The week-long camp offers partial-day sessions for 3-year-olds, 4- to 5-year-olds and 6- to 16-year-olds. There is a full-day option for 10- to 16-year-olds.
Sign up online (www.challengersports.com) by June 29 and receive a free British soccer jersey. Brochures are available at Carbondale Town Hall. Families willing to host a coach ” or for further information ” contact Dave Ritchie at 963-8963.
In association with United Soccer Coaches, the Glenwood Springs Soccer Club is hosting two summer soccer camps for players 5-13 years old.
Camp dates are July 16-20 and Aug. 6-10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $110 per sessions. Registration forms are available on the GSSC Web site ” http://www.glenwoodsoccer.org ” or at the Glenwood Springs Library.
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Glenwood Springs High School’s girls basketball team needed one last win to defend its conference title Saturday afternoon on the road at Battle Mountain.