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The Colorado High School Coaches Association tabbed Grand Valley’s Tyler Jensen and Rifle’s Hazen Moss as participants in its upcoming all-state football game, to be played this summer in Greeley.Jensen, a wide receiver and defensive back for the Class 1A Western Slope League champion Cardinals, will play on the North squad. Moss played quarterback and defensive back for the Bears, who made the Class 3A playoffs, and will be on the South team at the all-senior game.Other Western Slope notables on the South team include Aspen’s Tucker Eason and Cory Parker and Palisade’s Billy Logsdon and Jesse Kirstatter.

The Glenwood Springs girls C basketball team started its season on the right foot, picking up a 33-21 road win over Palisade on Tuesday.Shelby Hailey ignited the team with an early block and a spirited team defense helped the Demons take a quick lead they never relinquished.Kristy Moore paced Glenwood with 13 points. Hailey added seven and Hannah McDermott chipped in with five. Anna Ratahczak and Haley Amichaux added several assists and solid defense, while Stephanie Diaz and Rosana Delatorre rebounded well.Next up for the Demons is a Monday trip to Aspen.

The Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge will be having its annual hoop shoot – a competition for children ages 8 to 13 – on Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. at the Glenwood Springs Middle School.Participants shoot a total of 25 free throws. The event is free and prizes and trophies will be awarded. Winners compete in a district competition in Rifle.All contestants must bring a copy of their birth certificate. Divisions are set by age as of April 1, 2008. Information: Terry Galbreath, 379-3821.



The Glenwood Mites hockey team will be hosting a hockey jamboree on Saturday from 1:45-4:15 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Community Center Ice Rink. The Mites, a youth team made up of six-, seven-, eight- and nine-year-old players, will play teams from Aspen, Grand Junction and Steamboat Springs.


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