Demon baseball home opener delayed again
The Glenwood Springs high school baseball team will have to wait at least another few days for its home opener.
With heavy snow falling, Thursday’s scheduled nonleague contest against rival Roaring Fork was canceled. It was not yet decided whether the game would be made up.
After two unsuccessful attempts at home games – a March 8 game against Faith Christian was also canceled due to weather – The Demons try for a third time Saturday against Class 4A Western Slope League foe Moffat County. The doubleheader is slated to begin at 11 a.m.
Roaring Fork is also scheduled to return to the diamond Saturday with a doubleheader at Class 3A WSL opponent Olathe starting at 11 a.m.
The Glenwood girls soccer team also had its Thursday action put off due to the weather. Glenwood was scheduled to face Moffat County in a league game. The contest has been rescheduled for Monday at 3 p.m. and will be part of a busy week for the Demons.
Glenwood plays at home against WSL rival Rifle Saturday at 11 a.m. It’s the first of five games in eight days for the Demons.
Other girls soccer on Saturday, includes Basalt hosting Eagle Valley at 11 a.m. and Colorado Rocky Mountain School traveling to Olathe.
In other prep sports this weekend, the Glenwood girls tennis team travels to the two-day Western Slope Invitational at Mesa State College starting Friday at 8 a.m.
In another large multischool event, Glenwood, Rifle, Roaring Fork, Basalt and Grand Valley travel to the Eagle Valley Invitational track meet. The event is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.
The Demon swim team is also on the road this week, traveling to Durango.
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