Area Sports Briefs
Brian Hammond hit a hole-in-one at Rifle Creek Golf Course on Thursday. Hammond used his sand wedge to send the ball 129 yards for an ace on hole No. 15. The shot was witnessed by Randy Winkler, Charley Townsend and Bill Hawkins.
Mike Soiu aced the 11th hole at Rifle Creek Golf Course on Wednesday. He nailed the 168-yard hole-in-one with a 7-iron. The shot was witnessed by Kirt Koski, Jerry Baysinger, Jim Grabe and Ed Pace.
Roaring Fork High School will hold its fall sports meeting for athletes and parents Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. at the new Roaring Fork campus. Paperwork and needed information will be handed out at the meeting. Fall sports practices will start Aug. 13, and paperwork, a physical and an athletic fee need to be turned in before athletes can practice.
The fourth annual Longhorn Stampede will be held Aug. 25 at Basalt High School. The 5K foot race and family walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. at BHS and proceed on to the Rio Grande dirt path and pavement to finish at Southside Park. Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each age group, and all entrants will receive a T-shirt and are eligible for a prize drawing.The cost is $20 and will benefit the BHS cross country team. Make checks payable to Basalt High School cross country and send them to: Longhorn Stampede, 501 Kiln Court, Basalt, 81621. Race-day registration will also be available and will start at 7:30 a.m.Information: Ron Lund, 927-3524 or 618-2063.
High-powered skateboarding will be on display at Carbondale’s third annual Concrete Cup on Aug. 25. Prizes will be awarded for best street course and full pipe tricks in three divisions (intermediate, advanced and sponsored). Registration opens at 8 a.m.Information: Becky, 704-4116.
The Glenwood Springs High School football coaches and players will be conducting a youth football camp Aug. 14-16 at Glenwood Springs Middle School.It is open to players in grades three through seven and will be held each night from 5-6:30 p.m. The cost is $30, and all players will receive a T-shirt.Information: 704-3228.
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The Roaring Fork High School baseball team was deadlocked with the visiting Gunnison Cowboys in Carbondale through the final three frames Tuesday, before falling 16-9 in nine innings.