Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

Roaring Fork High School will be holding a football camp July 17-26 from 5-7:15 p.m. daily. Prospective RFHS players entering ninth through 12th grade are open to attend. This will be a full-contact camp with cleats, helmets and pads.Information: Greg Holley, (719) 233-0864.

The Glenwood Springs High School cross-country program is holding its preseason parent meeting July 22 at 7 p.m. at the Glenwood Park soccer field. Anyone interested in running for the team is encouraged to attend.Information: Craig Denney, 384-5553.

Glenwood Springs Golf Club is accepting registrations of two-woman teams for the July 26 Storm King Ladies Open. The cost is $90 per team.To register or for more information, call GSGC at 945-7086.

Glenwood Springs, New Castle, Silt, Rifle, Parachute and Carbondale athletes of all ages and skill levels are invited to compete against participants from across Colorado and a dozen other Western states this summer in Colorado Springs at the inaugural State Games of the West scheduled for July 24-27.The invitation is open to both teams and individuals in the area, with medals awarded in the 31 sports offered. There is also an outstanding Opening Ceremony on July 24 at the Colorado Springs World Arena featuring 2002 Olympic speedskating champion Derek Parra and a female Olympian to be announced. There are 31 sports offered, and athletes from 13 western states are eligible to participate. Athletes from all of Colorado can register and get all information at: or call the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation at (719) 634-7333.

Rifle Mountain Park is once again playing host to the Aug. 2 Cheatin’ Woodchuck Chase 5-mile run and 2.3-mile fun run/walk. The race starts at 9 a.m., with a bus leaving from Rifle City Hall for the starting line at 8:10 a.m.Registration costs $15 before July 25 and $20 after. Information: Rifle Recreation, 625-2151;

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