Area Sports Briefs
The Rifle Ladies golf team won the Western Slope League by finishing first in the North division and by defeating Cedaredge, the winner of the South division, in two recent playoff matches.
Team members were Pam Buerger, Marge Fleming, Tami Holt, Nondis Lowther, Carol Manupella, Marsha McCormick, Diann Robertson, and Penny Sykes.
New Castle Recreation is taking registration for the following teams: U6 and U8 micro soccer, U10 girls developmental, U10 boys developmental, U12 girls developmental, U12 girls advanced, U12 boys developmental, and U14 boys developmental.
Practices start Aug. 18 for developmental teams and Aug. 25 for micro teams.
New Castle Recreation is looking for volunteers to coach U6 and U8 micro soccer and U10 girls developmental soccer. If interested, call Lynsey at 984-3352.
Glenwood Springs Soccer Club begins its games after Labor Day. If your child is interested in paying soccer, the club is still accepting players for developmental teams in the following age groups: girls 4 to 12 years old and boys 4-10 and 13-14.
Fees are $45 to $90 and some scholarships are available. Contact the club immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org or 945-6091 if interested.
The Tri-Glenwood Triathlon is looking for volunteers for a number of jobs, most of which take place on race day, Sept. 7. Volunteers receive a T-shirt and a ticket to the post-race picnic.
To volunteer or for information, call Kim at 945-7724.
The 32nd annual Basalt Half Marathon is slated for Aug. 16. Race-day registration will take place at the Basalt Middle School beginning at 6:15 a.m.
Runners will be bused to the start line at the base of Ruedi Dam at 7 a.m. sharp. The race is set to start at 7:45 a.m. Pre-registration is available through active.com or at Mason and Morse in Basalt.
Information: Ron Lund, 618-2063.
The annual Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge soccer shoot, which consists of skills contests, is Aug. 16 at Two Rivers Park. The event begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. and is open to boys and girls 7 to 13 years old and is separated into four age divisions. Winners advance to district competition in September.
Information: Sharon, 948-0155; Kathy, 274-2502.
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The Coal Ridge High School volleyball team closed out the 3A Western Slope League season at home Thursday night with a three-game win over Aspen (25-20, 25-11, 25-14).