Area sports briefs |

Area sports briefs

Youth competitive baseball team practicesThe Grizzlies, a competitive team for area youths 14 and younger interested in playing or practicing for league play later this year, are looking for members. Team practices are scheduled at 4:30-7 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting in March at Metro Park in Rifle.Information: 625-3940.Carbondale spring lacrosse meeting set for Feb. 17The Roaring Fork Lacrosse Club will hold an information presentation and registration session at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Carbondale Town Hall. The club is open for boys and girls grades 6-12.Information: 704-4115.Zebulon Ski andSnowboard Race on tapThe 10th annual Zebulon Ski and Snowboard Race is Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Snowmass ski area.Over the past 10 years the event, in memory of former Roaring Fork High School student Zeb Piffer, has raised more than $70,000 in funding for scholarships for local students while spreading the “Don’t Drink and Drive” message.Competitors are required to sign a contract stating they will never drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Each competitor receives a lift ticket, lunch and a chance at prizes.Registration takes place at the Cirque Cafe on the Snowmass Mall starting at 8:30 a.m. with races starting at 10 a.m. at the Spyder Sabbich course.Shirts and hoodies are for sale at Roaring Fork High School, with all proceeds going toward scholarships and prizes. Information: Diane Corbett, 384-5758.GSHS spring sports meetings setA series of meetings for parents and students going out for a spring sport at Glenwood Springs High School have been scheduled. Dates, locations and time of the meetings are: Girls tennis – 6:30 p.m. today, DECA room; Girls golf – 7 p.m. today, tech area; baseball – 6:30 p.m. Thursday, media center; Girls soccer – Thursday, multipurpose room.CorrectionThe final result of Sunday’s Chicago Rush at Colorado Crush game at Pepsi Center was a 51-48 Chicago victory. An Associated Press story in Monday’s paper contained incorrect information.

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