Area Sports Briefs
Barney Higgins hit a hole-in-one at Lakota Canyon Golf Club on Sunday. Higgins swung a 9-iron to reach the cup in one on the ninth hole. The shot was witnessed by Brenda Ulibarri and David Hallford.
The American Legion Auxiliary Post 100 in Carbondale is in need of golfers for its eighth annual Scholarship Golf Tournament at the Ranch at Roaring Fork on Saturday.
Many prizes will be offered, including a hole-in-one prize sponsored by “Hole in One International,” with a value of up to $5,000 and a trip to Mexico.
The cost is $35 per player and sign-ups are at the Legion post at 97 Third St., no later than Friday, or at the golf course. Tee time is 8:30 a.m.
Information: Kim Smeins, 963-2381.
The Lead King Loop 25K, 12.5K and kids’ 2.5K charity races are Sunday in Marble.
Race-day registration is available or runners may sign up at Independence Run and Hike in Carbondale. Registered runners can pick up packets there on Friday and Saturday.
Visit http://www.leadkingloop25k.com or call 704-1275 for registration information.
The Defiance Volleyball Club program is looking for coaches. No coaching experience is necessary, but volleyball experience is helpful. Coaches needed for all skill levels and ages.
If interested, or for more information, contact club director Denise Greene at 984-3813 or greene@sopris. net.
In Thursday’s area sports brief on the U18 Ice girls soccer team, Ice player Josi Pearson’s name was misprinted. The Post Independent regrets the error.
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Amid hundreds of cleat-footed little leaguers casually gathered along the first baseline, the glare of parents’ sunglasses deflecting the early morning sun, coach Troy Phillips began a trip down memory lane.