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If you would like to travel to Steamboat Springs on Oct. 31 to watch Glenwood Springs High School battle the Sailors in football, let the school know.

GSHS is gauging interest in chartering a bus to transport fans to the game. The bus is chartered with Gray Line, so it is a luxury bus complete with personal DVD players, restrooms and comfortable seating. The cost is $75 per couple and $40 for a single.

E-mail john@rfsd.k12.co.us by Friday (Oct. 24) if interested.



Fall sports are over and the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is offering dance classes to keep athletes fit in the winter.

Anyone can join and improve their balance and agility while learning healthy, life-long skills.



To register: Call 945-2414 or stop by 601 E. 6th St. in Glenwood.

Roan Plateau Soccer is looking for coaches for its spring U18 boys team.

The positions are volunteer posts and the season runs from March through late May/early June. Practices are held three days per week and games are on Saturdays, with an occasional Sunday thrown in.

The team has been playing in the state league, but the decision to play in the state league or the Western Slope League will be decided by the coaches, players, parents and club directors.

Information: (970) 870-0183.

Ski and snowboard racers wanting to experience alpine racing and freestyle competition are invited to register for the Sunlight Ski Team, the Buddy Werner program or the Sunlight Freestyle Team.

Registration is underway and discounts for early sign-ups are given to those registering before Dec. 1.

Sunlight Ski Team is comprised of advanced skiers 7 to 18 years old who are accomplished at their sport and ready to challenge themselves through developing new skills in competitive, Olympic-quality racing. The team’s dedicated members spend all their weekends and holidays training, traveling and competing in USSA-sanctioned races. Racers train weekends and after school every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon at Sunlight Mountain.

Buddy Werner racers are recreational skiers and snowboarders 7 to 12 years old who like to rip it up one day a week. Gather at Sunlight Mountain each Saturday beginning on Jan. 3. Racers are on the hill from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. with an adult volunteer coach. Skiers and snowboarders are invited to participate in as many as 10 days of skiing and racing this season. Racers learn the importance of skiing safely, being under control at all times, and skiing with appointed coaches and teams.

Sunlight Freestyle members are advanced freestylers who meet for a full day on Saturdays throughout the season and for after-school sessions after Christmas. These snowboarders and skiers compete at local events and tear up Sunlight’s freestyle park, rails and jumps. Head coach Austin Hadley joins the team for an all-new program.

For a complete schedule, pricing information and online registration, visit http://www.sunlightskiteam.org. Call Bob Lockard at 618-2101 for more information.

The Glenwood Springs Basketball Officials Association is looking for men and women to officiate high school basketball for the upcoming hoops season. Officials are compensated for officiating and their travel time.

Classes are at Glenwood Springs High School, room 4104, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday evenings until Nov. 3.

Information: Bill Beasley, (970) 471-0934.

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.


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