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The Glenwood Ice U14 girls soccer team hosted Steamboat Springs at Gates Soccer Park on Saturday, scoring a 3-1 win.After a flat first half of play, the action picked up in the second half when, at the referee’s whistle, Glenwood forward Holly Brown drove the ball straight from the center line to the back of the goal.Steamboat evened the score eight minutes later, but it wouldn’t stay tied for long.Glenwood’s Corey Gera eventually broke the tie with a smash from the far left. The Ice’s Lilly McSwain added an insurance goal with one minute to go in the match, driving the ball up the field and booting it in.Glenwood is now 4-2-2 on the season. Next weekend, the Ice travel to the Front Range for games against Highlands Ranch on Saturday and Northglenn on Sunday.

Colorado School of Mines volleyball player Celeste Cashel, a senior defensive specialist, landed on the Academic All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference team thanks to her 3.67 grade-point average. Cashel is a Glenwood Springs High School graduate.To qualify for RMAC academic honors, student-athletes must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or better, be a starter or key reserve and have completed two consecutive semesters (or three quarters) at their current institution.

The Bad Habits made good on a Carbondale men’s fall softball league title, beating out second-place Western Slope Fencing and third-place All Seasons. The Bad Habits also won Carbondale’s tournament title ahead of Western Slope Fencing. ACC finished third.



New Castle Recreation will soon be holding U12 and U14 boys soccer tryouts for the spring season.The U14 boys tryouts are on Nov. 1 at Kathryn Senor Elementary from 5:30-6:30 p.m., while the U14 boys session is slated for Nov. 3 at KSE from 11 a.m. to noon.Information: New Castle Recreation Department, 984-3352.

Local hockey leagues are looking for beginning USA Hockey referees. A seminar is scheduled for Saturday (Nov. 3) at the Glenwood Springs Community Center from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. No prior refereeing experience is necessary, but ice skating experience is preferred. The class is $20.Bring your own skates and helmet or rent equipment at the rink for the on-ice portion of Saturday’s class. For more information, call Lew Grant at the community center at 384-6301 or get in touch with ref trainer Brian Romig at 945-5665, ext. 5019, or brian.romig@ state.co.us.



Carbondale Middle School is the site of open gym basketball on Wednesday nights from 7-9 p.m. Individuals must be at least 18 years old to participate. The cost is $5 per session of $60 for the whole season. The season starts now.Information: Becky, 704-4116.


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