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Area sports briefs

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 for the starting line from the Rifle Fish Hatchery at 8:10 a.m. Race-day registration begins at 7:15 a.m. at Rifle Mountain Park.

Registration is $20.

Information: Rifle Recreation, 625-2151;

Glenwood Springs Golf Club is accepting registrations for the Soda Pop Open, a youth tournament scheduled for Aug. 4.

To register or for more information, call GSGC at 945-7086.

Rifle High School is holding an Aug. 4-7 football camp at the school’s football field for players entering the first through 12th grades.

First- through sixth-graders go from 5 to 6:30 p.m. daily and seventh- through 12th-graders go from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The cost is $40 for one child, $75 for two or $100 for three and includes a T-shirt.

Information: Anthony Alfini, 618-7073.

Rifle High School is holding a meeting for all athletes and their parents Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Re-2 District office. New policies and guidelines will be presented that are mandatory for all participants and their parents.

Questions/information: Michael Green, 987-2155.

Glenwood Springs High School is holding its informational fall sports meeting Aug. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the school.

Information: Craig Denney, 384-5553.

Coal Ridge High School’s fall sports practices begin Monday, Aug. 11. That day’s schedule, by sport, is as follows: football players report at 3:30 p.m. for a 4-8 p.m. practice; volleyball, 4-8 p.m.; cross country, 7-8 a.m.; boys soccer, 6-8 a.m. and 8-9 p.m.; cheer, 5-7 p.m.

On Tuesday, all teams will attend a morning session that finishes by 10 a.m. Practice times for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will be the same as Monday. Coaches will let teams know on Monday if there will be practice on Saturday.

The Glenwood Springs High School coaching staff and Demon seniors are hosting an Aug. 12-14 football camp for players entering the third through seventh grades.

The non-contact camp, which centers on skills instruction, runs from 5 to 6:30 p.m. daily and costs $30. Campers are welcome to sign up on the first day of camp, starting at 4 p.m.

Information: Rocky Whitworth, 704-3228.

There is a drastic shortage of area volleyball officials needed for the fall season. If you are interested in officiating high school or middle school volleyball from Vail to Aspen to Parachute, please contact Donna at or 970-433-0471. No experience necessary. We will train you.

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

Basalt Soccer Club is taking applications for the following soccer teams: U8, U10 and U12 boys and girls, U14 boys and U18 girls.

Pick up an application at Camp Chip a Tooth, e-mail or call 927-0523, ext. 507. Spots are first come, first served.

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