Area sports briefs
Of all the fish caught in May 10’s Mr. T Fishing Derby at Alder Park Pond in New Castle, Marshal Stevens and Fredi Young caught the biggest. Both fisherman caught the biggest fish in their respective age divisions as Stevens’ 19-inch fish won him top honors and Young’s 21-incher was tops in his division.
River Harcourt took second in the Steven’s division, while Kendra Peterson earned the honor of catching the first fish in same group.
Cole Pappas caught the second-biggest fish in Young’s group with a catch measuring 17 inches and Dulcinea Capraro was the first in the category to reel in a fish.
Young also took home to cumulative award as all the fish he caught added up to 611⁄2 inches.
Accelerate Human Performance, a new sports training studio in Glenwood Springs, is now accepting registrations for middle school age all-sports intensive athletic training.
The training is open for students sixth through eight grade who would like to improve their speed, power, agility, endurance and jumping skills for football, volleyball, soccer, basketball, hockey, snow sports and track. The sessions are from 10:15-11:10 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursdays starting June 10.
Information: John Norton, 375-1375 or 947-8900.
The Glenwood Springs Invitational Soccer Tournament will be held on Memorial Day Weekend (Saturday and Sunday) at Gates Soccer Complex at Colorado Mountain College’s Spring Valley Campus. The soccer club will host 55 teams from all over the state of Colorado for a weekend of incredible youth soccer. Games will be held Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Concessions will be available. A special invitation to the community and to our previous board members and club players: Come join us as we celebrate out 10th year of hosting the tournament.
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Amid hundreds of cleat-footed little leaguers casually gathered along the first baseline, the glare of parents’ sunglasses deflecting the early morning sun, coach Troy Phillips began a trip down memory lane.