AREA SPORTS BRIEFS
Kevin Sloate drained a hole-in-one at Lakota Canyon Golf Club on Wednesday.
Using a 5-iron, the Snowmass resident found the 17th-hole cup from 197 yards away. The shot was witnessed by Moses Mogollon, Dave Elkan and Reggie Charles.
The fifth annual Cody Brickell Miniature Golf Fundraiser is slated for Saturday from noon to 9 p.m. at Johnson’s Park in Glenwood Springs. Proceeds benefit the Glenwood Springs High School wrestling program.
The cost to enter is $20 for families and $5 for individuals. Hole sponsorship opportunities are also available.
Information: Lynette Brickell, 945-1174.
scheduled for Sept. 7
The Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey Association (GSYHA) is hosting a registration session for the 2008-09 hockey season at the Glenwood Springs Community Center on Sept. 7 from 4 to 6 p.m. A signed Sidney Crosby jersey will be awarded to one lucky raffle winner.
The GSYHA program, which features both recreational and competitive play options, is open to youths 5 to 18 years old in the vicinity of the Roaring Fork Valley.
The Glenwood Springs Recreation Department is putting on an after-school flag football program for children in the first through third grade. Participants will learn the fundamentals, such as passing, offense, defense, stance and more.
Register by Sept. 8 by stopping by the Glenwood Springs Community Center or by calling 384-6301.
The Sopris Barracudas will be back in the water for the fall/winter season starting Sept. 9. Registration and the summer long-course season awards banquet will be held Sept. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Swimmers can also register at the pool during regular practice times.
Download the registration packet, practice and meet schedules and all related materials at http://www.soprisbarracudas.com.
For more information, contact Kim Mechling, registrar, at 945-4063 or email@example.com.
The fifth annual Lead King Loop charity races will be held on Sept. 14. In addition to the 25K and 12.5K, new to the schedule is a kids’ 2.5K. The races are part of the Colorado Runner Racing Series.
These award-winning races take place in and around Marble on one of the prime color weekends of the fall.
Sign up at http://www.leadkingloop25k.com.
The second annual Demon 5K citizen’s race, a fundraiser for the Glenwood Springs High School cross-country team, is scheduled for Sept. 17 at 5 p.m. at the high school. The primarily off-pavement course is cross-country in style.
Race-day registration starts at 4:15 p.m. and the cost is $15 for the race and $25 with a Glenwood cross-country T-shirt.
Information: Mike Schneiter, firstname.lastname@example.org, 384-5595.
The 2008 Ram Classic golf tournament, a benefit for Roaring Fork High School athletics, is Sept. 26 at River Valley Ranch Golf Club.
The 18-hole scramble tournament begins with a shotgun start and is $125 per person or $500 per team (individuals and pairs will be matched to form teams). Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Other tourney features include various contests, a box lunch, $5 mulligans, door prizes, a raffle and an awards ceremonies.
Information/to register: Larry, 355-4554, email@example.com.
The Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) is looking for a few good high school basketball experts. CHSAA is seeking tournament selection committee members to select, seed and place the 48 teams that will advance to Class 4A girls, 4A boys and 5A boys state tournaments.
Qualifications for interested parties include a background in high school basketball as a player, coach, adult spectator, administrator or basketball official within the past 10 years, being open to attend a minimum of 20 regular season games (with no reimbursement) and a willingness to work with representatives of 4A and 5A basketball leagues throughout the state. Also, there are three mandatory meeting that committee members must attend, including one in the preseason and one mid-season.
Representatives are especially needed for the northern and western parts of the state.
Get more information and the application at http://www.chsaa.org.
Information: Bert Borgmann, (303) 344-5050.
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