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Area Sports Briefs

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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Stu White sunk a hole-in-one at Glenwood Springs Golf Club on Monday.

Using an 8-iron, White’s shot sailed 147 yards into the cup on the fourth hole and was witnessed by Elwyn Schrock and Ray Owens.

Glenwood Springs High School’s girls basketball program is hosting a hoops camp for third- through eighth-graders July 20-23 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. daily at the high school.

Demon coaches and players will instruct camp attendees on offensive and defensive fundamentals, like handling the ball, passing, shooting, defensive stance, blocking out and man-to-man coverage.

The camp costs $40. Bring shoes suitable for a gymnasium floor.

Call 948-8537 with questions. Otherwise, just show up on the first day of camp to register.

Glenwood Springs High School’s cross country team is holding a mandatory parent-athlete meeting for those interested in participating in the fall sport. Meet at the Glenwood Park soccer field at 6 p.m. on July 23 for a short team run, followed by the parent meeting at 7 p.m.

Contact Mike Schneiter at 309-4795 for more information.

The Glenwood Springs Ladies Golf Club is hosting the Storm King Open, a two-lady, best ball golf tournament, on July 25. There will be a 9 a.m. shotgun start at Glenwood Springs Golf Club, with lunch to follow.

To sign up and for more information, call the Glenwood Springs Golf Club at 945-7086.

The Aspen High Country Triathlon/Duathlon is slated for Aug. 8.

The 7 a.m. race starts at the Aspen Recreation Center and consists of an 800-yard indoor pool swim, a 17-mile bike ride that gains 1,500 feet in elevation en route to Maroon Bells and a four-mile run in the Elk Mountain Range and the Maroon Creek Valley.

New to the agenda for 2009 is the swim/bike duathlon, which features an 800-yard swim and 17-mile bike ride.

Pre-registration for the event is required and can be done online at until noon on Aug. 6. Register in person at the Red Brick Recreation Center (110 E. Hallam St., Aspen) until Aug. 5.

The Rifle Grand Slam Softball Camp is bound for Deerfield Park Aug. 10-14. Defensive drills, position work, speed conditioning, hitting and team concepts will be covered at the camp, which runs from 5-7 p.m. daily and is geared toward players in the seventh through 12th grade.

Register at Rifle Recreation (202 Railroad Ave., Rifle) any time before Aug. 3 at the regular rate of $60. Registration after Aug. 3 will be $75.

For more information, call Rifle High School softball coach Cindy Skinner at 625-5079 or 625-7777.

Drop-in lacrosse games are held every Thursday from 5-7:30 p.m. at Glenwood Springs Middle School.

Show up to play.

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