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Area Sports Briefs

Calen Hoppe and Loren Forney teamed up to win the gross-score title at Rifle Creek Golf Course’s Frolic and Finale couples tourney over the weekend.

Hoppe and Forney paired up on a 144 to edge Taylor and Roger Walters’ 151. Tailing the Walterses were Amanda and Jason Back, who combined on a 156.

Winning the net-score title were the team of Jim Roy and Darlene Byers with a 128. They were followed by Christian Morse and Curtis Gray (129) and Ken Dunham and Susanne Caldwell (131).

Taking top honors in the first flight gross-score chase was Newby Sills and Marsha McCormick (174). The net title went to David Dobson and Beth Williams (135).

The second annual Demon 5K citizens race, a fundraiser for the Glenwood Springs High School cross-country team, is scheduled for Wednesday 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,, 384-5595.

The 13th annual Hunters’ 3-Lady Scramble is scheduled for Sept. 20 at Rifle Creek Golf Course.

A 9 a.m. shotgun start gets the golfing started, with two flights ” gross and net. The entry fee is $55, which includes a post-round meal. Carts are $16 per person.

Call the pro shop before Sept. 18 at 625-1093 for more information and to enter.

Glenwood Springs will be hosting cheerleading clinics on Sept. 19 and again on Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to noon.

The sessions will be held at GSHS and after each three-hour clinic, there will be a halftime performance at a football game. The clinic is open to all school-age girls for a $25 donation per day.

Learn to cheer, jump, dance and stunt with the Glenwood Springs High School cheerleaders.

E-mail or call 399-1848 to reserve your spot.

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,

Runners and walkers are invited to participate in the Glenwood Canyon Shuffle Race for Literacy on Sept. 27. A half-marathon (13.1-mile) run and relay race and 5K (3.1-mile) run/walk will take place on the bike path in scenic Glenwood Canyon east of Glenwood Springs.

The half marathon begins at 9 a.m. and the 5K starts at 10. Buses will take participants from the finish line at the No Name exit of Glenwood Canyon to the race starting points. Relay teams of up to five people are welcome to participate in the half marathon. Team sponsorships by companies, service clubs or other organizations are encouraged.

The race entry fee includes a long-sleeved T-shirt.

Online registration is available at Or, for a race form or further information, contact Dennis Webb at 876-0768, or by e-mail at

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