Area Sports Briefs
With 15 fourth quarter points, the Glenwood Springs High School girls C basketball team rallied to beat Basalt 33-27 on Thursday night in Glenwood.The Demons trailed for almost the entire game until Haley Amichaux got things going with a field goal that tied the game to start the fourth quarter. Kristy Moore then followed with another big shot to take the lead. Leah Mansfield and Hannah McDermott secured the rally, both scoring five points each in the last quarter alone.The scoring was led by McDermott (11), Moore (8), Mansfield (5), Jolie Dubois (5) and Amichaux (4).The girls have another week of practice but no games scheduled until after Christmas Break.
The Carbondale Recreation Department’s Outdoor Club is holding a series of outings this winter. The following trips will be offered at varied prices: Dec. 26, Hot Springs Pool and a movie; Dec. 28, Aspen cross-country skiing and the Aspen Recreation Center; Jan. 2, Aspen trails snowshoe and the ARC; Jan. 21, backcountry skiing on Williams Peak; Jan. 25, cross-country skiing and Carbondale’s Clay Center.Information: Becky, 704-4116, or visit Carbondale Town Hall.
Carbondale Recreation is offering an introductory hockey program for boys and girls 6 to 14 years old. Lessons are geared toward those with some skating skill but little or no hockey skill. Instruction will be held in a recreational environment. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday in January.Information: Becky, 704-4116.
Whether you have two left feet, two feet with minds of their own or would just like some helpful skating pointers, Carbondale Recreation is hosting an introductory ice skating class on Wednesdays Jan. 9-30.Information: 704-4116.
The Carbondale Recreation Department is taking registrations for teams for the adult four-person volleyball league which will begin play on Monday nights beginning Monday Jan. 7, 2008. Cost per team is $200. Information:704-4115.
Basalt Recreation is now accepting registrations for the instructional league basketball that begins Jan. 14. Registration fee is $65 for boys and girls, third- through fourth-grade level and fifth- through sixth-grade level. Practices are two nights a week and weekly games are Sunday evenings.This is a great opportunity to get your child involved in the great game of basketball. If you would like to help coach, volunteer coaching opportunities are available. Information: Basalt Recreation Department, 927-8214.
Basalt Recreation is offering one more indoor soccer camp in December. This camp is designed to help aspiring soccer players work on their technique, and to learn new skills to make them a more rounded competitor. The camp will be for fifth, sixth and seventh grades, will be held Dec. 17-21 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and Basalt Longhorn MVP Cy Eaton will instruct it. Cost for the camp is $100. Information: http://www.basaltexpressrec.org or 927-8214.
Roaring Fork High School, in Carbondale, is seeking qualified candidates for its head football coaching position. Please contact Dave Weimer at 618-6824 and send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is Dec. 28.
Rifle Recreation’s 3-on-3 Youth Basketball Tournament will be held on Jan. 5 (and Sunday, if needed). This tournament will have eight divisions, for fifth- through eighth-grade boys and girls. Teams consist of four players. Cost is $60 per team. Registration deadline is Dec. 31. Hot Shots tournament mid-day and the Denver Nuggets Skills Challenge at 5 p.m. on Saturday. Information: visit http://www.rifleco.org or call 625-2151.
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