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Area Sports Briefs

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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Glenwood Soccer is hosting a summer camp Aug. 10-14 for players 4 to 13 years old.

The camp will be held at the Glenwood Park soccer field from 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. each day. The cost is $110 per session and registration is available online at or by calling the club office at 945-6091.

Glenwood Springs High School is holding its fall sports meeting on Aug. 11. Students interested in suiting up for Demon sports teams should meet in the school’s theater at 6:30 p.m. Those interested in cross country do not need to show up, as that team already held its meeting.

Contact the athletic department at 384-5553 for more information.

Glenwood Springs High School volleyball tryouts will be held at GSHS on Aug. 17-21 from 6:30-7:30 a.m. and from 5-7 p.m. All interested girls in the ninth through 12th grades should attend.

Contact Amber at 618-9342 for more information.

The Basalt Half Marathon, a scenic 13- mile race that begins at the base of Ruedi Reservoir and travels along the Fryingpan River, returns to the area on Saturday, Aug. 15.

The event, a fundraiser for the Basalt High School cross country team, will begin at 7:45 a.m. Runners will be transported from the Basalt Middle School to the start at approximately 7 a.m. The race, which will finish on Midland Ave. at Lion’s Park, adjacent to the library, is part of the town’s River Days Festival.

The cost is $35, and interested participants can register online at, or by sending an entry fee to: Basalt Half Marathon, attn: Ron Lund, 501 Kiln Court, Basalt, CO 81621. Runners can also register on the day of the race, from 6:15 to 7 a. m., for $ 40.

Awards will be given to the top three male and female overall finishers, and all racers are eligible for prizes at the raffle.

For more information, contact Lund via e-mail at, or call 618-2063.

The Rifle Creek Senior Tournament tees off Aug. 15-16 at Rifle Creek Golf Course.

The action starts at 10:30 a.m. Saturday and at 9 a.m. on Sunday. The cost to enter is $110, which includes green fees, carts and prizes. Players must be 50 and older.

Send your entry to: Rifle Creek Golf Course, 3004 Highway 325, Rifle, 81650.

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