Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

The fifth- and sixth-grade Glenwood Hill football team defeated Basalt 28-0 last weekend. Glenwood piled up 235 yards of total offense, with Cole Adams leading the way with 82 of those yards and two touchdowns.Justin Barham had 73 yards and one TD, Travis Lundin scored one touchdown and Henry Hill rushed for 63 yards.Defensively, the Demons were even more impressive, dominating Basalt and allowing a total of 9 yards rushing. Adams had an interception and Caleb Thornton had four sacks.

The Great Pumpkin Relay Race 4K (2.5 miles) will be held Saturday, Nov. 3 at 4 p.m. The race is a two-person, coed event in which each participant will run a relatively flat 1.25-mile loop in West Glenwood Springs. Teams must be coed, and are highly encouraged to come in costume. The unique race format is the only one of its kind in the area. Entry fee is $10 with the proceeds going to the Colorado Animal Rescue. Get a fast (or slow) partner, and get ready to run. Information: 945-0979.

Dinky Dunkers is an introductory recreational basketball program for first- and second-grade boys and girls. Program runs on Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 29-Dec. 12, from 3:30 – 5 p.m. at the Crystal River Elementary School. Cost is $30. Boys will meet on Mondays and girls will meet on Wednesdays. Register at the Carbondale Recreation Department by Oct. 26.

Glenwood Springs High School winter sport athletes (wrestling, boys and girls basketball and girls swim) are slated to meet Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the high school gym. All athletes and parents should plan to attend. All paperwork will be handed out at this time. The paperwork and $75 athletic fee must be submitted before an athlete is allowed to practice.

Glenwood Springs High School is looking for assistant girls basketball coaches for the freshman and junior varsity levels. Inquiries: Steve Cable, 384-5553.

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