Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado ” The Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey Association (GSYHA) is hosting the 2009 Ski Spree broomball tournament. GSYHA, the Glenwood Springs Chamber of Commerce and the city of Glenwood Springs are attempting to revive this event after a several-year absence.

The tournament, open to adults 18 years old and up, is set for Jan. 22 and will run from 6-10 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Community Center ice rink.

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RIFLE ” A new session of United States Bowling Congress youth bowling league has begun at Rifle Fireside Lanes. First-graders through high school seniors are welcome, and all skill levels are encouraged to participate. There are certified coaches to help new bowlers learn the game, as well as opportunities to compete against other youth in tournaments and win scholarships.

The league bowls at noon each Saturday. Parents can contact Jack Bowles at 625-2231 for details.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado ” Art of Defense mixed martial arts studio is welcoming Gi-less Jiu-Jitsu trainer Justin Ellison to Glenwood Springs for a seminar on Feb. 7 at 10 a.m.

For more information, call 984-2109. You may stop in at Art of Defense (910 Grand Ave.) to preregister, or call. Space is limited.

RIFLE, Colorado ” Rifle High School is seeking both a girls and boys golf coach.

If interested, contact Michael Green at 665-7739.

RIFLE, Colorado ” Roan Plateau Soccer Association has filled the coaching positions, but a few roster spots remain open for the U18 boys spring team.

The team will play in the WSSL league. Due to the weather conditions, the second tryout was not able to be held. Practices will be held in Rifle.

If interested in playing, call 876-0183.

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