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Area sports briefs

Glenwood Springers will start the season Monday, June 2, at the Glenwood Springs High School track. Registration and information will be available the first week. The club will have practices from 4-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Any question please call Mike Kishimoto at 970-379-3365, 970-945-1425, or e-mail

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 running from 7:30 to 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 (611 Main St.) immediately after the race.

Information: 876-2081.

Registration for the 24th annual Tri-Glenwood Triathlon will open May 31 at The race date is Sept. 7. Do not delay as the race fills quickly.

New Castle Recreation is taking registration for coach pitch and T-ball, which start June 2 and run through mid-July with practice and/or games twice a week. Pre-T-ball starts June 2 and ends June 27 as a practice-only program.

Spots are limited so register now. For more information, call 984-3352.

Sports Camp 2008 is coming soon to the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Children 8 to 12 years old can give a number of different sports a try at this camp, which runs June 9-13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Information: 384-6301;

The second annual High Skills Girls Basketball Camp will be held at the Glenwood Springs Middle School Gymnasium June 9-12. The camp is open to all area girls grades 6-12 (grades based on the 2008-2009 school year). Cost for the camp is $50 and includes a T-shirt and nightly instruction from local coaches. Former Roaring Fork coach Roger Walters will be at camp on June 12 presenting some of his favorite offensive and defensive drills for player improvement. Camp applications are available at area middle and high schools or by contacting Rich at (970) 618-7956. Please try to pre-register as space is limited to 50 campers.

The Glenwood Springs Soccer Club will host tryouts for its fall competitive league at the close of this season. Any players, 11 to 18 years old, interested in competing in the advanced bracket next fall must attend a tryout session and complete registration by June 30.

All players should bring a small school picture and new players should provide a copy of their birth certificate.

Tryouts have been held, but there will be one final session June 2 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Colorado Mountain College’s Gates soccer field for any players unable to attend earlier tryouts.

No tryout is required for players 7 to 14 years old who plan to play in the developmental bracket. These players should register for the fall season by July 15.

Parents: register early. Late fees will be charged and late registration will be wait-listed until roster positions come available.

Do you love soccer? Do you want to learn new skills? Join the Carbondale Recreation Department and MLS Soccer for a week-long soccer camp starting June 9 at the River Valley Ranch soccer field. This soccer camp is for kids of all ages.

Sign up at the Carbondale Recreation Department.

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