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Area Sports Briefs

The Glenwood Ice U14 girls soccer team racked up three league wins in as many games over the weekend. Friday evening the Ice hosted the New Castle Pride at Gates Soccer Park, and Glenwood won, 3-1. Michaela Mansfield recorded a hat trick with goals in the eighth, 26th and 39th minutes of the first half. New Castle scored one goal from a rebound off a penalty kick 27 minutes into play. On Saturday evening Glenwood shut out Basalt Lightning, 7-0, at Gates. In a tight battle for the ball in front of the goal, Glenwood got on the board by a Basalt own-goal. Mansfield received a pass from Holly Brown and rushed it between two Basalt defensive players for a second goal. Glenwood continued to dominate the game with goals by Savanna Pearson, Sadie Stillman, one by Corey Gera off a pass from Sarah Davis, a header by Lilly McSwain after an attempt by Jackie Knott bounced back off the top of the goal and a long kick by Haley Oddo.The Ice continued their dominance on Sunday, when they beat the Extreme Impressions, 6-0, in Delta. Glenwood quickly overpowered Delta when Mansfield scored two goals in the first half. The second half Brown kicked in a third goal, with subsequent goals by Davis, McSwain and Gera.The Ice stand at 6-0-0 for the season and are scheduled to play in Aspen on Saturday.

Please call Robert Adams at 945-7051 if interested in playing summer league softball for Glenwood Springs girls age 13-15. Must call by May 18.

Early registration is now open for the fifth annual Lead King Loop charity races. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, Sept. 14. In addition to the 25K and 12.5K, there will bea kids 2.5K, and the races are part of the Colorado Runner Racing Series. These award-winning races take place in and around Marble on one of the prime color weekends of the fall. Sign up before July 4 to receive discount registration pricing and be entered to win lodging at the start line on race weekend at Beaver Lake Lodge. Sign up today at and get updated information throughout the summer.

Registration is open for the 5K Walk/Run For Their Lives race, which will be held June 7 in Silt. The race will start and finish at the Stone Ridge Park behind the old Roy Moore Elementary School.The race starts at 8:30 a.m., with registration being held from 7:30-8:15 a.m. Registration is $15 before June 6 and should be sent to Sandy Burns, 1410 Ballard Ave., Silt, 81652. A $5 late fee will be applied to all race-day registrations. The event benefits the Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation (which is also what checks should be made payable to). A silent auction will be held at the Silt Fire Station at 611 Main St. immediately following the race. Information: 876-2081.

The Carbondale Recreation Department is offering Start Smart Soccer and Baseball. Start Smart Soccer is an organized introductory soccer program for the first-time player between the ages of 3 and 4. We will teach your child the basics of soccer from dribbling to trapping to shooting to working as a team. Sign up now as this is a very popular program.Start Smart Baseball is an organized introductory baseball program for the first-time player between the ages of 3 and 4. We teach your children the basics of batting, catching and throwing. Each child will receive a ball, bat and glove.Information, Becky 704-4116.

The Carbondale Recreation Department is offering an introductory teeball program for boys and girls. Get your kids ready for Little League baseball or softball by signing them up for this month-long program starting June 17. This program is for ages 5-6 and will be held at Miners Park. Cost is $35. Information, Becky 704-4116.

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