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Area Sports Briefs

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey Association’s annual fundraiser golf tournament, originally scheduled for May 22 at Lakota Canyon Golf Club, has been postponed and will be held later this summer. An exact date has yet to be set. Stay tuned to the Post Independent for developments.

The Glenwood Springers track club will have an informational meeting at Glenwood Elementary School at 6 p.m. on May 20. The first practice is scheduled for 6 p.m. on May 26 at the Glenwood Springs High School track.

Registration will be available at the meeting and at the first week of practice. The club is for boys and girls 8 to 18 years old.

Call Mike Kishimoto with questions at 379-3365 or e-mail

Grand River Primary Care will provide free sports physicals for all student-athletes in Garfield School District Re-2 and Garfield County School District 16. Physicals for female athletes will be administered from 4:30-6 p.m. on May 20. Male athletes should report at the same time on May 21.

The Carbondale Wild West Rodeo recently announced its summer schedule. The rodeo will return to Carbondale for its seventh season on June 4 for a 12-week series that runs until Aug. 20.

Gates open at 5:30 p.m. each week, with slack at 6:30 p.m. and grand entry at 7:30 p.m. sharp. The Gus Darien Riding Arena hosts the weekly rodeo and is located on County Road 100.

Admission is $8 per person or $25 per car load. A car load is six people or less. Children under 10 years old are free.

The second annual Run For Their Lives 5K run/walk is slated for June 6 at 8:30 a.m. Registration begins on race day at 7:15 a.m. at Stoney Ridge ball field, behind the old Roy Moore Elementary School in Silt. The cost for the race is $25 and proceeds benefit the Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation, which helps to rehabilitate and release wild animals.

For more race information or to pre-register, call Sandy at 876-2081.

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