Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

David Dodson drained a hole-in-one on No. 3 at Glenwood Springs Golf Club on Saturday. Using a 6-iron, Dodson drove the ball 160 yards into the cup. The shot was witnessed by Jim Farris, Steve Williams and Danny Adams.

Richard Huff hit a hole-in-one at Lakota Canyon Golf Club on Friday, acing the third hole with a pitching wedge. Huff’s shot sailed 143 yards and was witnessed by Bob Burns, Bob McAndrew and Mark Schnoor.

John Weidemann smacked a hole-in-one at Lakota Canyon Golf Club on Sept. 16.Using a pitching wedge, Weidemann aced the third hole, covering 146 yards with his shot, which was witnessed by Dave Easter, Chris Jones and Wayne Beinlich.

Calan Hoppe’s 60 garnered him the gross-score title at the weekend’s Gap Closer one-man, two-ball scramble tournament at Rifle Creek Golf Course. Finishing second in the championship flight was Roger Walters (62) and third was Stacey Millard (63).The champ flight’s net crown was shared by Mark Fergen and Jeb Savage, whose 61 earned them a share of the first- and second-place prize money. Gary Williams finished just behind them with a 61.5.Winning the gross title from the first flight was Dave Kotz with a 65. He was followed by Earl Cherry with a 68.Jay Walters won the first flight’s net race, carding a 61. Brandon Bair and Clint Hostettler were second and third, each shooting a 61.5.

The Tator/Fossil Trot walk/run, a fixture of Potato Day, is scheduled for Saturday in Carbondale.Walk or run a mile or five kilometers at the yearly race, which starts at 8 a.m. at the Hendrick Ranch soccer field. The entry fee is $20, which includes a T-shirt. All proceeds go to the Carbondale Soccer Club and Carbondale Senior Housing.

Registration is going on now for teams interested in playing adult ice hockey at the Glenwood Springs Community Center this winter.The Glenwood adult ice hockey league is for participants 18 and older and runs from November through mid-March. Divisions are available for every ability level and there will be an open coed division.Register by Oct. 22 as space is limited. Games begin Nov. 2 and there will be a managers meeting on Oct. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the community center.Visit for detailed information or contact Lew Grant, the ice rink coordinator, at 384-6318.

Glenwood Springs High School will be hosting a cheerleading clinic on Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to noon. The sessions will be held at GSHS, and after the 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 glenwoodcheer@mtntek. com or call 399-1848 to reserve your spot.

The Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey Association (GSYHA) is taking registrations for 2008-09 season at Fees for boys and girls 5-8 years old range from $150 to $250. GSYHA provides area youths in the Roaring Fork Valley a chance to participate in recreational and competitive hockey programs.

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