Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

The registration deadline for Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation youth baseball is today.Information: 384-6301.

Registration is now open for the Mother’s Day Mile, a one-mile run/walk to benefit the programs of the Advocate Safehouse Project of Garfield County. The race is Sunday, May 11, at 1 p.m. at the Glenwood Medical Associates parking lot. Registration and information can be found at, or in the lobby of Glenwood Medical Associates at 1830 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs. Fees are $15 per person or $55 per family rate. Early registrants will receive a reusable cloth shopping bag, an environment-friendly travel mug and other race goodies. Again this year, there will be a tented, gift-basket silent auction. New this year will be handmade race awards from the women of the Imani Workshops of Eldoret, Kenya. For more information or to volunteer at the race contact Nancy Reinisch at or call 945-2632, ext. 101.

Roaring Fork High School will be giving free physicals to athletes on May 13 at the school for the 2008-09 school year. Students must be current ninth-, 10th- or 11th-graders who plan on playing sports for the Rams next year.

Basalt High School will have free physicals available to athletes on May 12 in the school’s gym. Students entering grades 10 through 12 are eligible.New Castle taking baseball, softball registrationNew Castle Recreation is still taking registration for pre T-ball, T-ball, coach pitch, boys 13-15 baseball and girls 8-10, 11-12 and 13-15 softball. Register online at or at the New Castle Community Center. Information: 984-3352.

The Mountain Madness Skate, Rate and Relate skateboard competition is open to all levels of skaters and will take place at noon on Saturday, May 17, at the Two Rivers Skate Park in Glenwood Springs. A mini-pipe competition and a street course competition will take place. Competitors will need to bring their parents (to sign a waiver if under 18) and their helmet, which is required. The cost is $10 for residents and $15 for nonresidents. Registration will be held the day of the competition at 11 a.m.Information: Call 384-6301 or visit

The Glenwood Springs Men’s Senior Golf group is getting its season under way and always welcomes new members. This is a group for men 50 years old and up who want to participate and have fun playing golf. Tee times are at 10 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays.If interested, show up at Glenwood Springs Golf Course any Monday or Wednesday. Get there by 9:45 a.m. so that teams can be selected for the day’s play. Information: George Morrison, 945-7196; Bob Zanella, 945-6809.

Registration is open for Colorado amateur athletes of all ages and skill levels for the inaugural State Games of the West, scheduled for July 24-27 at sites throughout Colorado Springs. There are 31 sports offered, and athletes from 13 Western states are eligible to participate.Visit or call Colorado Springs Sports Corporation at (719) 634-7333.

The Carbondale Recreation Department is taking registration for its summer youth baseball/softball program. Girls and boys, ages 7-15, can pick up registration forms at the Carbondale Recreation Center. The registration deadline is May 16. For more information on costs and dates, call 704-4115.

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