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Area Sports Briefs

Glenwood Springs’ Three Rivers Youth Football Division II team shut out Basalt 27-0 over the weekend.

Glenwood’s Jake Gentry ran for a total of 75 yards and two touchdowns, while Cameron Horning ran for 55 yards, two TDs and scored an extra point. Brody Kellogg, playing on an injured foot, scampered for 50 yards and an extra point.

Conlan Fullenwider led the defense by allowing only one first down the entire game. Fullenwider, Matt Osier, Carlos Zaccarias, Gentry, Kellogg, Horning, Casey Lindeman, Josh Williams, Shane Wright, Michael Stowe and Will Gray comprised what was a staunch Glenwood defense.

Zaccarias recorded his first sack of the season and Shane Wright tackled a Basalt runner for a 13-yard loss.

The second annual Demon 5K citizen’s race, a fundraiser for the Glenwood Springs High School cross-country team, is scheduled for today 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.

Glenwood Springs High School 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 GSHS cheerleaders.

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

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 Thursday at 625-1093 for more information and to enter.

Ram Classic golf tourney

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 djwebb@

The 29th annual Vasque Golden Leaf Half Marathon, which takes place on a challenging course between Snowmass and Aspen, is set for Sept. 27 at 8:30 a.m. The trail can be narrow and steep at times, with an elevation gain of 970 feet peaking at 9,400 feet in elevation.

Event registration is available online at or by contacting the Ute Mountaineer at or 925-2849.

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