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Area Sports Briefs

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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

ASPEN, Colorado ” Roaring Fork’s No. 1 doubles pair of Maria Flores and Landon Garvik won the Rams’ lone match in a Tuesday girls tennis showdown with Aspen.

The duo defeated the Skiers’ Nelly Weiser and Casey Altman.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado ” The 2009 State Games of America national registration opens today. More than 10,000 athletes are expected in Colorado Springs July 30 through Aug. 2 for the nation’s largest multi-sport festival for all ages and skill levels.

Online registration is available at, with complete registration information, lodging and accommodations information, ticket details and more. All residents of Colorado are eligible to compete, as are medal winners from all other State Games. More than 30 sports will be featured.

The State Games of America is a property of the National Congress of State Games, and the event is hosted by the Colorado Springs Sports Corp.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado ” Earn extra cash working soccer games this spring. Games will be played in April and May all over the Roaring Fork Valley and referees are in demand.

A re-certification clinic for referees who need a 2009 renewal class will be held March 20 in Glenwood Springs (5-10 p.m., $50 fee). A Grade 9 certification clinic for new referees will be held March 21 in Glenwood Springs (9 a.m.-2 p.m., $55 fee).

For more details and to make reservations, contact Nancy Colia at 945-6091. Space is limited.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado ” Spring is in the air and triathlon season is near. Accelerate Human Performance in Glenwood Springs is holding a class featuring cross-training and specific exercises to prepare athletes for triathlons.

Call John at 379-1375 to sign up for the class, which runs Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:45 a.m.

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