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Area sports briefs

The annual Western Area Special Olympics basketball tournament will take place at Brownson Arena at Mesa State College in Grand Junction all day Saturday.

Fifteen teams from western Colorado are scheduled to compete.

Action gets under way at 8:15 a.m. with the opening ceremonies, followed by first-round games. Spectators are encouraged to attend the free event.

The Rifle High School Booster Club will auction a limited-edition autographed football signed by the 2004 Class 3A state champion Rifle Bears at halftime of Saturday’s varsity boys basketball game against Steamboat Springs.

Information: Lillian, 625-6310.

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