Area sports briefs
GSHS seeks assistant track and field coachGlenwood Springs High School has an opening for a half-time assistant track and field coach with experience in the shot put and discus. Information: Steve Cable, 384-5553.Soccer club to hold referee clinicThe Glenwood Springs Soccer Club will conduct a training and certification clinic for new referees Thursday-Saturday at Glenwood Springs High School. Times for the clinic are 5:30-10 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.Upon certification, new referees earn $15 per hour at each game they officiate. Information: 945-6091.Carbondale Soccer Club accepting registrationsThe Carbondale Soccer Club is accepting player registrations for boys and girls in divisions U6-U14 for the spring season. League seasons begin April 4. Information and registrations are available at the Carbondale Recreation Department, local schools or from the Carbondale Soccer Club.Completed registration forms with fees received by Feb. 15 for U6 and U8 divisions, as well as all full-year sign-ups, will be eligible for the spring sign-up raffle. Prizes include two scholarships up to $80 and soccer balls to be given within each boys and girls age division. Information: 704-1838; http://www.carbondalesoccerclub.org.BHS Dance Team fund-raiser for disaster reliefPrior to the Olathe-Basalt girls basketball game Friday, the Basalt High School dance team will perform a consecutive kick line to raise funds to donate to UNICEF to benefit children affected by the Dec. 26 tsunami.The team’s goal is to complete 100 consecutive high kicks. Donations in any amount per kick or a flat donation will be accepted prior to the basketball game or at the high school during regular school hours.The dance team will also perform at halftime.Information: Janice Ribich, 963-6442; Lori Bond, 945-4224. Adult open gym basketball dates setThe Carbondale Recreation Department offers adult pickup basketball games at the Carbondale Middle School gym from 7-9 p.m. Thursday nights. The drop-in fee is $5 per person.Information: Woodsie, 704-4116.Pool tournaments each Sunday at SuperBowlThe New Castle SuperBowl hosts pool tournaments at 7 p.m. each Sunday. Players must be 18 years old. Information: 984-2739.Corrections The incorrect class was given for Glenwood Springs swimmer Shannell Squires in a story in Monday’s paper. Squires is a junior. The same story reported that Lyndsey Snyder had an injured collarbone and Jessica Betts had an injured toe; the extent of the injuries is not known. The Basalt High School boys basketball team lost to Gunnison 52-40. Incorrect information appeared in the Area Sports Briefs in Monday’s paper. The incorrect class was given for two Rifle wrestlers in Sunday’s paper. Luke Wooten and Alex Avila are juniors.
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