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Most of the time when golfers hit hole-in-ones, they come on par threes. That wasn’t the case for Kory Kassak on Wednesday.

Kassak ripped his drive on the No. 7 hole at Rifle Creek Golf Course 295 yards for a double eagle on the par-four hole. The shot was witnessed by Kyle Conanen, Kevin Schell, and Wade Lacount.

The Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for adult men’s and women’s as well as coed fall softball leagues. Competitive, D-comp and D-rec leagues will be offered for men, and a competitive league will be offered for women and coed. League play begins on Monday, July 28, and will last between 7-8 weeks followed by an end-of-season tournament. Team fees range from $400 to $500.



The registration will last until leagues are full.

Information: Shannon, 384-6314.



Coal Ridge High School will be holding its summer football camp starting Monday, June 16, and continuing on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The camp will go from 9 a.m. to noon each day and will be conducted by new head coach Scott Parker. Players should meet in the weight room at CRHS and come in workout cloths and bring their cleats.

Information: Scott Parker, 629-8669.

Rifle High School coach Cindy Skinner is directing a three-day softball clinic June 17-19 at Deerfield Park in Rifle.

A session for players 8 to 12 years old will run from 8 to 9:30 a.m. each day, while players 13 and older go from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Sign up at the Rifle city building.

One of the nation’s highest disc golf venues and the only Colorado resort to offer two on-mountain courses, Snowmass Village welcomes a new event June 20-22 ” the Snowmassive Disc Golf Open. Sanctioned by the Professional Disc Golf Association, this three-day event takes place on Snowmass Mountain for cash and prizes.

The Snowmassive Disc Golf Open is a limited entry PDGA Tier B competition, which offers 135 registered players two days of sanctioned play plus a doubles-best tournament kick-off on Friday. Participants will get to compete in 27 holes on both Saturday and Sunday and receive a special players’ package, which includes two days of lift tickets, a commemorative disc, and a players’ party on Saturday night.

Prizes will be awarded for the top 40 percent of each division (men and women’s from novice to pro) with four or more participants and cash prizes for the pro division are based on a percentage of total payouts for both men and women.

To register for the Snowmassive Disc Golf Open, visit http://www.milehighdiscgolf.org/2008/snowmassive.php, contact Taka Sakai at ssakai@aspensnowmass.com or call 970.379.0283.

The Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey Association’s second annual Grizzly Golf Tournament will be held at Battlement Mesa Golf Course on June 28 at 8:30 a.m. Entry fee is $90 per person or $360 per team. Proceeds are to support the young players of the Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey Association, which serves families from Basalt to Rifle.

There are various awards throughout the event, including a longest drive and hole-in-one competition. Participants will also get the chance to enter a raffle to win an autographed Sidney Crosby Jersey or autographed Colorado Avalanche hockey stick.

Interested players or sponsors can visit gsyha.org or contact Bryan Avery at 379-4128 to enter or for more information.

Exclusive Athletic Club is hosting a series of boot camp sessions starting June 16 at 6:30 a.m. sharp. This one-hour session will be offered three times per week ” on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays ” until Aug. 29.

Instructor Helen McQueeney combines a variety of boot camp exercises for both indoor and outdoor workouts throughout the summer. All levels and abilities are welcome.

Information: Kim, 945-9107; http://www.exclusiveathleticclub.com.

The Three Rivers Football Officials Association is looking for men and women to train as high school football officials. Training sessions and clinics will be offered to gain certification with the Colorado Football Officials Association.

If interested, contact Hugh E. Greathouse at 963-3443 or hegreathouse@comcast.net.

Ski racers are invited to join the Sunlight Ski Team this summer for a ski racing slalom camp being held at Mt. Hood in Oregon. Coaches John Bresnitz and Bob Lockard will be accompanying racers to Mt. Hood this July 19-26. Mt. Hood’s Palmer Glacier is North America’s only year-round resort. Consistent hard to grippy snow conditions, no pressure of upcoming races, outstanding coaches, daily video analysis and good weather makes Mt. Hood the perfect learning environment. One week at Sunlight Ski Team Mt. Hood camp can be equivalent to one season of training. Stay in top ski racing shape and learn new slalom racing skills this summer. All ski racers are invited to join the team. The team will spend five days training at the top summer ski race training facility in the United States. Coaching, lodging, training, lift tickets and exercise facility fees are included in cost. For details on costs and availability please call Bob Lockard at 618-2101 or e-mail block@sunlightskiteam.org.

Rifle High School is seeking assistant football coaches for the fall season.

Contact athletic director Michael Green at 987-2155 or leave information with the district office at 625-7600 if interested.

Rifle High School is looking for a head boys and head girls soccer coach. Contact athletic director Michael Green at 987-2155 or leave information with the district office at 625-7600 if interested.


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