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Area Sports Briefs

Despite taking a 12-0 lead into halftime, Glenwood (Kellogg) stumbled in the second half of a 19-12 loss against Aspen (Martin) in Division II Three Rivers Youth Football play over the weekend.Evrett Marr and Roger Gauthier each scored touchdowns to give Glenwood the intermission edge. On defense, Grady Kellogg tackled an Aspen running back for a 15-yard loss and Gauthier and Bryce Crowdis each forced and recovered fumbles. Cody Chandler, Tristan Denton and Chase Nieslanik logged their first sacks of the season.Unfortunately for Glenwood, the second half proved to be an uphill battle. Several injuries, penalties and sidelined players slowed Glenwood’s momentum.

The Broncos organization is planning to visit Rifle today from 2:30-4 p.m. at Davidson Park, which is across from Highland Elementary (Seventh Street and Fir Avenue) in Rifle.Meet the Broncos Cheerleaders, Miles the Mascot and Ring of Famer Billy Thompson. The Broncos’ Super Bowl trophies will also be on display. See what it’s like to catch an NFL punt with the Broncos Punt Catch Machine and sign the official “Rifle is Broncos Country” flag which will be flown at Invesco Field at Mile High. Cameras are allowed, as are autograph seekers.

The Roan Plateau Soccer Association is looking for coaches for its U18 boys team during the 2008 spring state league. This is a volunteer position with a time commitment spanning from March through the end of May.Practices are held three days a week for two hours. The season consists of five home and five away games, and travel could be as far as Pueblo. Coaches should have a competitive soccer background.Information: 876-0183.

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