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Area Sports Briefs

Post IndependentGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Brian Maize hit a hole-in-one at Ranch at Roaring Fork on Saturday. Maize’s ace dropped on the eighth hole.

Kim Dehan and Bill Webber paired up to win the recent Member Play Day tournament at Rifle Creek Golf Course.Duos Marsha McCormick and Tom Webber and Dean Filiss and Ken Dunham tied for second. Donnie Archuleta and Bob Hawkins and Steve Stanek and Wes Cherry tied for third.Skin winners were Cherry, McCormick, Tom Webber, Rick Chaney, Corey Baker, Serene Webb, Dehan, Bill Webber and Steve Webb.

River Valley Ranch will play host to the annual Ram Classic golf tournament on Sept. 25. The 18-hole tourney, which benefits Roaring Fork High School athletics, kicks off with a 9 a.m. shotgun start and will played under a scramble format. The cost is $125 per person or $500 per team (cart included). Individuals and pairs will be matched to form teams. Sponsorship opportunities are available. To register or for more information, call Larry Williams at 355-4554 or e-mail

The third annual Demon 5K is scheduled for today. The race starts at 5 p.m. at the field across from Glenwood Springs High School. Race-day registration begins at 4:15 p.m. at the high school.The 3.1-mile course is cross country in style and features a mostly soft path, one that includes dirt, grass and rock.The race is a fundraiser for the Glenwood Springs cross country team and the cost is $15 for the race or $25 for the race and a Demon cross country T-shirt. All proceeds benefit the team.Questions can be directed to Mike Schneiter at 384-5595 or by e-mail at

The Tater Trot 5K/one-mile run begins at 8 a.m. Saturday in conjunction with Carbondale’s 100th annual Potato Day celebration.Race-day registration will be from 7:15 to 7:45 a.m. next to the Hendrick Park soccer field, at the corner of Hendrick Road and Holland Drive. The race courses will wind through nearby River Valley Ranch.The entry fee is $20 and includes a commemorative T-shirt and post-race prize drawing. Entry forms are available in advance at the Red Rock Diner, Independence Run & Hike and the Carbondale Recreation Center.

The Lead King Loop, an all-inclusive run, hike and kids race to benefit the Marble Charter School, is slated for Sunday. The races were voted both “most scenic in Colorado” and “best weekend getaway” by Colorado Runner magazine. Participants get a Coolmax T, pint glass, poster, barbecue lunch, breakfast and are entered in a raffle. Sign up on race day or at Independence Run and Hike in Carbondale. Get more information at or call Craig at 704-1275.

Runners and walkers are invited to stretch their legs for literacy Oct. 3 in the Glenwood Canyon Shuffle Race for Literacy. A half marathon (13.1-mile) run and relay race and five-kilometer (3.1-mile) run/walk will take place on the bike path in scenic Glenwood Canyon east of Glenwood Springs. The half marathon begins at 9 a.m. and the 5K starts at 10. Buses will take participants from the finish line at the No Name exit of Glenwood Canyon to the race starting points. Relay teams of up to five people are welcome to participate in the half marathon. Team sponsorships by companies, service clubs, etc., are encouraged.The entry fee is $25 per person in the half marathon, and $50 per team, and the 5K cost is $15 per person. A late fee of $5 per person and $25 per team applies to entries received after Sept. 28. Online registration is available at Or, for a race form or further information, contact Dennis Webb at 876-0768 or by e-mail at The race entry fee includes a long-sleeved T-shirt.The event benefits Literacy Outreach, a sponsored program of Colorado Mountain College. Literacy Outreach provides one-on-one tutoring for adults through professionally trained volunteers in Garfield County.

The Aspen Mother Puckers B team, the MP2, is holding open tryouts for the upcoming season. They are looking for adult (minimum age of 18 years old) players, of intermediate-level skills and above, to play hard and have fun in the tradition of the world-famous Mother Puckers.Interested skaters should attend the off-ice meeting this Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Ice Garden. Call 379-5581 for more information.

Registration is open for the 2009-10 Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey Association season. Last year’s registration fees apply to those who register before Oct. 15. Practice and game schedules will soon be available.Visit for more information.

The Sunday Night Adult 4-on-4 Basketball League needs two additional teams to complete the 2009 schedule. Games are played on Sunday nights at Glenwood Springs Middle School and play begins on Sept. 20. The league fee is $300 per team and each team will be guaranteed 12 games. If you can get a team organized and are interested in playing, call Blake Risner at 384-5517 for more information.

The Tri-Glenwood Triathlon’s co-ed division-winning Exclusive Athletic Club relay team was misidentified in Monday’s Post independent. Team members are Christina McClard, Randy Henrie and Lauren Arnold.

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