Area Sports Briefs
Area Sports BriefsFossil trot set for Sept. 18The annual Fossil Trot, which benefits Carbondale Senior Housing, will hols separate 5K and 1-mile run/walks on Sept. 18.Race day registration starts at 7:15 a.m. at Carbondale Senior Housing, located at 1250 Hendrick Drive in Carbondale. Races are scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. Cost, which includes a race T-shirt, is $15.Information: Jerilyn, 963-9326.Spiketoberfest tournament slatedRegistration forms are available at the Carbondale and Glenwood Springs Recreation Departments for the Spiketoberfest adult volleyball tournament, to be held at the Glenwood Community Center on Oct. 16-17.The tournament is open to adult co-ed 6×6 teams, but teams are allowed to play with as few as four players.Team fees are $60 for residents and $90 for non-residents.Information: 704-4115, 384-6318.CHSAA seeks hoops tourney selection committee membersAURORA – The Colorado High School Activities Association is looking for basketball experts to join the tournament selection committee that will select, seed and place the 48 prep basketball teams that will advance to the Class 4A and 5A girls and boys state tournaments.Qualifications include a background in high school basketball as a player, coach, adult spectator, administrator or basketball official within the past 10 years, a willingness to attend a minimum of 20 regular-season games (with no reimbursement) and a willingness to work with representatives of the 4A and 5A basketball leagues across the state. There are also three mandatory meetings.Representatives are especially needed for areas outside the Denver area, including the Western Slope, Colorado Springs, Pueblo and the northern part of the state.Information: http://www.chsaa.org, Chuck Howell, (303) 344-5050. Punt, Pass and Kick contest Sept. 17The annual Punt, Pass and Kick contest for boys and girls between 8 to 15 years old (as of Dec. 31, 2005) is scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday afternoon, Sept. 17 at Vogelaar Park at 4 p.m.The event is free. Registration is at 3:45 p.m. and participants must supply a copy of their birth certificate.Information: 384-6300.
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Area prep basketball teams begin their 2019-20 campaigns with tournament action both home and away this weekend.