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Area Sports Briefs

Pinkham continuesIditarod runGlenwood resident Bill Pinkham, according to the Iditarod sled run Web site, has moved into 52nd place after starting 80th a little more than 20 hours into the annual sled-dog race.Pinkham, starting from the Yentna checkpoint, reached the checkpoint at Skwentna in 3 hours and 14 minutes. DeeDee Janrowe, after reaching Finger Lake from Skwentna, is the race’s current leader, followed by Rick Swenson and Lance Mackay.Adult tennis meeting setThere will be a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Glenwood Community Center to determine interest in forming an adult league for women’s tennis players at the 2.5 and 3.0 levels, and a 3.0 level men’s team.Women’s matches generally take place Monday evenings and weekends. Men’s league matches are Tuesdays and weekends. Information: Sue Geist, 920-1763.Glenwood resident notches first ace at ‘the Hill’Two days into its the 2005 season, the Glenwood Springs Golf Club course in west Glenwood has given up its first hole-in-one of the year. Steve Lundin, wielding a 7-iron, shot his first ace of his golfing career on the 160-yard hole No. 8.Eric Lundin, Steve’s son, along with playing partners Bruce and Barbara Wallace, witnessed the shot.GSHS track fund-raiserA barbecue and silent action with proceeds to benefit the Glenwood Springs track and field program will take place at 6 p.m. Friday on the Glenwood Springs Middle School campus. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children younger than 14.The event includes door prizes and entertainment.Basalt youth soccer registrationsThe Basalt soccer club is still accepting applications for U12 development boys and girls levels, along with U14 development girls and the U-14 competitive boys divisions. Registration forms are available at Basalt Town Hall.Information: 927-0523, Ext. 507.Cougars wrestlerstake second placeThe Glenwood Springs Middle School wrestling team finished second at the seventh annual Rifle Invitational tournament.Cougars Cole Ullom, Taylor Parsons and Bryce Faulker completed the tournament with 5-0 records. Glenwood completes its season Saturday at the annual PEG League tournament at St John Middle School in Parachute.Ice Queens go unbeatenin SteamboatThe Glenwood Springs Ice Queens women’s hockey team raised its win-loss record to 9-2-2 after a undefeated run in a two-day, three-game road trip in Steamboat this weekend.Amy Fetterhoff and Ann Hopkinson netted two goals each in Friday’s 5-0 opener over the Steamboat Storm. Goalkeeper Carol Bruno made 12 saves while posting the shutout. Facing the Storm in a rematch, Glenwood posted a 1-1 tie on Saturday. Jeanne Golay scored the Ice Queens’ goal. Glenwood completed the road trip with a 2-1 victory against the Craig Puck Ewes. Hopkinson and Lisa Hartert each scored a goal.This weekend, the Ice Queens face the Aspen MP2s at the Aspen Ice Garden Saturday evening, then face Aspen at the Community Center ice rink at 6:15 p.m. Sunday.

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