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Area Sports Briefs

Special Olympics Winter Games set

The annual Western Slope area Special Olympics Winter Games will be held Friday, Jan. 30, and Saturday, Jan. 31, at separate venues in Glenwood Springs.

On Friday, alpine skiing and snowboarding competitions take place at Sunlight Mountain Resort. Cross

country skiing and snowshoeing events are scheduled for Saturday at Argonaut Farms on Four Mile Road south of Glenwood Springs.

The Western Slope Special Olympics Winter Games features 125 Special Olympian athletes, 30 families and 20 partners who assist the athletes.

Entries are due to area manager Julie Fite by

Jan. 20.

Volunteers are needed for the Jan. 31 event.

Information: Julie Fite, 945-0395.

GSHS cheer fund-raiser on tap

The Glenwood Springs High School cheerleading squad will hold a spaghetti dinner from 5-7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday at the high school’s multipurpose room, prior to both evening’s basketball games.

The dinner is a fund-raiser to help the cheerleading squad defray travel cost to the National High School Cheerleading Championship in Orlando, Fla., in February.

Cost for the all-you-can eat dinner is $5 for adults, $3 for children or $20 for a family.

Information: Kim Richardson, 945-5275, or Jody Jordan, 947-1809.

Registrations open for volleyball league

The Glenwood Springs Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for adult coed volleyball league teams. The six-on-six indoor leagues begin Jan. 28 and meet on Wednesday nights for seven to 10 weeks at the Community Center. The season wraps up with a tournament.

Team fees are $175 ($200 nonresidents).

Information: Andy, 384-6318.

Boys intramural basketball starts in February

Registration is now open for seventh- and eighth-grade boys intramural basketball. Practices and games will go from Feb. 9-March 19. Each team will practice one or two times per week and play six games. Practices and games will be held at the Glenwood Springs Middle School or the Community Center on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Cost is $45 ($50 nonresident) and there is a $5 late fee for those who sign up after Feb. 2.

Information: 384-6301.

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