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Temporary Sopris Barracuda swimmer Jackie Hynson, a Virginian who’s training with the Glenwood Springs’ youth club this summer before heading off to start her freshman year at Division I Oakland University in Michigan, competed at the Aug. 4-8 Junior National Championships in Minneapolis, Minn.

She finished 59th in the female senior 100-meter butterfly (1:03.62) and 64th in the 200 fly (2:20.02).

Hynson swam for Barracudas coach Damon Garrison’s old swim club ” the Potomac Raiders (Va.) ” growing up and took up residence in Glenwood for the summer, along with teammate Kathleen Lyon. The two wanted to train one last time under their old coach.



Mark Barlau and Penny Sykes topped their respective gross-score leaderboards at Saturday and Sunday’s Rifle Creek Golf Course Senior Tourney.

Barlau shot a 107 to take the men’s flight, and Sykes carded a 158 to win the women’s flight in the annual tournament.



Jim Peloquin, Doug Jones and Frank Wilkinson (112) finished in a three-way tie behind Barlau on the gross leaderboard, while Earl Cherry’s 93 prevailed in the men’s net-score race. Cherry was tailed by Steve Jensen (94), Steve Webb (99) and Danny Armstrong (102).

Tish Filiss’ 126 earned her first in the women’s net-score battle.

Chris Stoltzfus sunk a hole-in-one on the ninth hole at Lakota Canyon Golf Club recently. She swung an 8-iron from the ladies red tee to cover 94 yards with her ace.

The shot was witnessed by Stoltzfus’ husband, John, and Fred and Cindy Denney.


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