Area Sports Briefs
Roaring Fork scored a road volleyball win at Cedaredge on Friday by game counts of 25-22, 25-16, 25-23.
The Coal Ridge Classic, a golf tournament to benefit Coal Ridge High School, will take place Sept. 14 at Lakota Canyon Golf Club. It will be a four-player scramble format and will start with a shotgun start at 2 p.m.The cost is now $125 per person and includes 18 holes, golf cart, food and beverage, as well as prizes.Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. There will be prizes for top finishers including team prizes and a hole-in-one prize.Information: 230-0477.
The fourth annual Lead King Loop 25k and the Marble Quarry Climb 12.5K will be held on Sept. 16 at 8:30 a.m. The Lead King Loop, sponsored by Bighorn Toyota and Independence Run and Hike, was named “Most Scenic in Colorado” by Colorado Runner Magazine for 2006.Come run or hike and enjoy the fall colors, tech T-shirt, great lunch, prizes and raffle. Sign up at Independence Run and Hike in Carbondale, at http://www.active.com or http://www.leadkingloop25k.com. Race-day registration is available but there is a $5 discount if you sign up early. Marble schools will receive 100 percent of the proceeds. Information: Craig, 704-1275.
On Sept. 19, Coal Ridge High School will be holding a seminar titled “What every parent should know about high school and college athletics.”Parents from all area schools are invited to the free event, and the key note speaker will be Doug Schakel, who coached men’s basketball for 30 years, including 18 years at Mesa State College in Grand Junction.The event will cover topics including: the myths and realities of college scholarships, all-star and select teams, exposure tournaments and more, what your kids tell me about their high school athletic experience after they get to college, what you should know about your high school coaches, what your kids need from you but are reluctant to ask for and the reasons behind a nationwide freshman dropout rate of 48 percent.Information: 625-6751.
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Coal Ridge High School’s co-ed cheer team has won the state competition for a second straight year.