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Area sports briefs

Glenwood Springs High School graduate and professional cyclist Bobby Julich finished Wednesday’s stage five of the Tour de Suisse in Switzerland in 38th place. The stage was 190 kilometers.

Now he is in 57th place overall, 14 minutes and 45 seconds behind the race’s leader, Igor Anton. Julich, who rides from Team CSC, will be back on the road again today in stage 6 ” a 193K trek from Ambri to Verbier. The nine-day, 1,408K race will conclude on Sunday.

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

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 or contact Bryan Avery at 379-4128 to enter or for more information.

The annual 3-on-3 Glenwood Hoop D’Ville Basketball Tournament is scheduled for June 28 at Sayre Park from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is an open tournament, open to ages 15-60.

There will be a dunk contest for all interested players in the tournament at 11 a.m.

The tournament benefits CARE animal shelter, YouthZone, the Angel Network and the Glenwood Springs High School basketball teams.

There will be prizes for teams that finish first through sixth, as well as more for the dunk contest.

Information: Michael Picore 927-6975 (work) 309-2911 (cell).

Glenwood Springs Soccer Club is offering two summer soccer camps, one July 14-18 (register by June 30) and the second Aug. 4-8 (register by July 15). Both camps run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Glenwood Park Soccer Field and are for children 5 to 13 years old.

Space is limited for both camps so register quickly. The cost is $110.

Information: Pick up forms at the Glenwood Springs Library, the Glenwood Springs Community Center or visit (click on summer camps link).

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