Area Sports Briefs
The foursome of Jarrod Walker, Denise Walker, Traci Bennett and Mike Deere teamed up to card a 52, winning the Rifle Creek Golf Course Chamber String tournament over the weekend.Taking second was the team of Laurie Lesh, John Lesh, Bill Haskins and Jim Haskins. Al Wizer, Steven Jensen, Pat Hayes and Bonnie Hayes combined to tie Greg Baine, Jerry Huskin, Mickeal Higginbothom and Lisa Caskey for third place.
Tami Holt and Loren Forney went toe to toe in the Rifle Creek Golf Course Ladies Club championship and Holt prevailed. She carded the best gross score to take home the title.Jennifer Lovan Holloway and Marsha McCormick tied for the top net score.Winning the first flight for best gross score was Carol Manupella, who beat out Karen Jones. Peg Toft had the best net score in the first flight, followed by Karen Walters.
The Glenwood Ice U14 girls club soccer team started off its fall season with a trip to Castle Rock to face the Colorado Elite, losing 4-2. After playing in the challenge level of the Colorado State League last season and finishing 8-2-0, Glenwood is now playing at the classic level.The Castle Rock squad gave the Glenwood Ice defense a workout they were unaccustomed to, keeping play at the Glenwood side of the field the majority of the game. Four minutes into the game, Glenwood’s Holly Brown managed a breakaway pass to teammate Lilly McSwain, who punched home the first goal. The Elite responded 14 minutes later to tie things up before Michaela Mansfield gave Glenwood the lead with a goal assisted by Jackie Knott.But the 95-degree heat took its toll on the Ice. Despite solid saves by Danielle Turley, Castle Rock scored three more times to preserve the victory.Next up for the Ice is a Sept. 8 matchup with Arsenal Blue (Fort Collins).
Local high school volleyball officials are needed. For more information, contact Calvin at 947-9886.
The Three Rivers Football Officials Association is looking for interested men and women to qualify as certified football officials with the Colorado Football Officials Association.Training of new officials, which includes classroom work and on-field clinics, begins later this summer. The schedule is to be announced.If interested, contact Hugh E. Greathouse at 963-3443 or 379-8010 or Jeff Shroll at 471-3226.
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The Glenwood Springs High School Demon swimmers took first place with a 51-point edge over second place Durango at Colorado Mesa University on Saturday.