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Area Sports Briefs

Basalt edged the Glenwood Springs Middle School seventh-grade boys basketball team 25-22 on Thursday night in Glenwood.Kenneth Ortega led the Cougars (5-5) with eight points and Vinson Marr added four for Glenwood, who will next host Carbondale on Nov. 27 at 5:30 p.m.Glenwood’s B squad also fell to Basalt Thursday night by a 39-5 margin. Sergio Estrada scored four of Glenwood’s five points. The Cougars (1-5-1) will also host Carbondale on Nov. 27 at 4:30 p.m.

The Carbondale Recreation Department is again holding youth skiing programs – the Snow Riders Club and Freestyle Club. First-graders and up can participate in this program, which begins Jan. 5, 2008, and is held at Sunlight Mountain Resort.Registration forms are available at the Carbondale Recreation Department, which provides transportation to and from Sunlight.Information: 704-4115.

The 21st annual Turkey Day 5K run/walk will be held at the Glenwood Springs Golf Course Thanksgiving morning on Nov. 22. Cost to enter the race is $5, with proceeds going to benefit the Carbondale Community School and to help cover medical expenses for the family of Paul Driskill. Registration begins at 9 a.m. in the golf course clubhouse. The race starts at 10 a.m. Pre-registration is encouraged and can be done by calling Jim or Karen at 945-2026 for details. The race will be held regardless of weather.

On Thanksgiving morning, Glenwood Springs High School football alumni and current players, or anyone just looking to play some football, are invited to come play in the Turkey Bowl at Sayre Park.Come ready to play at 9 a.m.

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