Area Sports Briefs
Ice Queens suffer first league lossThe Glenwood Springs Ice Queens women’s hockey team lost its first league game of the season Sunday night, 3-1, against the Vail Twin Peaks. Vail broke a 1-1 deadlock with less than 2 minutes left in the game and added an empty-net goal for the final.After a scoreless first period, the Twin Peaks got on the board first. Glenwood’s Suzanne Young evened the game later in the period off an assist by Jeanne Golay. Glenwood goalie Carol Bruno had a solid night in net with 32 saves. Willow Murphy of Vail finished with 11 saves.Including nonleague games, Glenwood is now 5-2-2 overall. The Ice Queens travel to Eagle to play the Down Valley Divas Saturday at 9:15 p.m.Heart rate training workshop with Sally Edwards on tapThe Aspen Glen Club and Roaring Fork Women’s Triathlon Group will host a High Performance Heart Rate Training Workshop presented by Sally Edwards, a 16-time Ironman Triathlon finisher, author and speaker.The one-day workshop is Saturday, March 5, at Aspen Glen Club.Edwards is the Ironman Triathlon masters world-recordholder and winner of a number of individual and team endurance races. She is the national spokeswoman for the Danskin Triathlon series and has written 18 books on sports and fitness, including the heart-rate textbooks “Heartzone Training” and the “Heart Rate Monitor Guide Book.” She also wrote “Women’s Triathlon” and “Complete Book of Triathlon.”The cost of the workshop is $109 before Feb. 27 and $129 thereafter. Space is limited.Registration and information: Judy, 704-1905; judy.Haynes@ourclub.com.GSHS seeks boys swimming coach, assistant track and field coachGlenwood Springs High School is looking for a boys swimming coach. Practices begin Saturday. GSHS also 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.Grizzlies Competitive Baseball holding practices in RifleBoys 14 and younger from New Castle, Silt, Rifle and Parachute interested in playing or practicing for a competitive baseball league are invited to open Grizzlies Competitive Baseball practices each Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The practices run from 4:30-7 p.m. for the next month at Metro Park in Rifle. Participants can just show up with a glove. In case of bad weather, call K.C. at 625-3940.Information: http://www.grizzliesbaseball.freeservers.com.
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