Area Sports Briefs
Saturday’s Class 3A state football playoff opener between Glenwood Springs and visiting Roosevelt has been moved to 2 p.m.
Rifle High School is looking for an assistant wrestling coach. Interested parties should contact Mike Green at 665-7739.
Glenwood Springs Recreation Department is offering after-school hoops for third-, fourth- and fifth-grade girls and boys. Learn the fundamentals of basketball in a fun atmosphere. The program runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays (Oct. 30 through Nov. 20) at Glenwood Springs Elementary School.
The Glenwood Springs Recreation Department will be offering Adrenaline Action Activities for first-, second- and third-grade children. Kids will have the opportunity to explore traditional and nontraditional games that are designed to get their adrenaline pumping. The program runs Wednesdays (Nov. 5 through Dec. 10) after school at Glenwood Springs Elementary School.
Information/to register: 384-6301.
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, lifelong skills.
To register: Call 945-2414 or stop by 601 E. Sixth 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.
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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.