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Junior camps teeing off at Lakota Canyon

Lakota Canyon Golf Course will be hosting three junior camps this summer. The first session will take place June 5-8, the second June 19-22 and the final July 17-20. The cost for each is $250, and the camps cover all aspects of the game. They run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, and registration ends one week prior to each session.Information: John Pelland, 984-9700.Rifle youth baseball campslated for May 30The 2006 Rifle High School/Rocky Mountain Baseball camp will be held at Cooper Field, located at the Deerfield Park complex in Rifle, May 30 through June 2 from 8-10:30 a.m. daily. The camp is open to ages 8-14.Cost is $50. Registrations will be held the first day of camp, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Information fliers can be picked up at the Rifle Recreation Department.Information: Troy Phillips, 625-5376.Global golf tournament hitting GypsumGypsum’s Cotton Ranch Club is holding a unique charity golf event on June 12. The event will be part of a global, same-day international charity tournament spanning six continents.The unique Christel House Open format features more than two dozen courses, all hosting tournaments on June 12. From Queensland, Australia, to Oahu, Hawaii, the global charity event will have more courses in participating countries than any other one-day charity golf tournament in the world.The winning team from the Cotton Ranch Club tournament will receive its choice of a four-day, three-night golf getaway to Myrtle Beach, S.C., or World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla. On hundred percent of proceeds will benefit the children of Christel House and the Vail Valley Charitable Fund. Registration for the Christel House Open is open to the public. Information: Sue Fontanese, (970) 845-4512.Fall adult softball registrationsThe Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its fall softball leagues. League play begins July 24 and runs for 10 weeks, followed by a single-elimination tournament. Individual leagues offered include men’s open competitive, D-recreational and D-competitive, coed D-recreational and a women’s open competitive division.Team fees range from $375 to $400. Registration deadline is Friday, July 14.Information: Shannon, 384-6314. Registration opensfor 17th annual Courage ClassicRegistration is now open for the 2006 Children’s Hospital’s Courage Classic at Copper Mountain on July 22-24.Known as one of Colorado’s premiere cycling events, the 17th annual Courage Classic includes the Courage Classic, the traditional three-day, 157-mile cycling adventure; the Century Option, where advanced cyclists can head up Ute Pass to complete a total of 100 miles on the tour’s second day; or the Taste of Courage, a one-day ride for cyclists of all ages July 23, with three route options. No matter what they choose, riders will enjoy quiet backcountry roads, challenging mountain climbs and picturesque views of Colorado’s high country. Online registration for the three-day ride is $105 for adults and $60 for children 15 and under, which includes on-course lunch on Saturday and Sunday, the finish-line lunch on Monday, and a short-sleeved T-shirt. (Riders may upgrade to a long-sleeved T-shirt for an additional $5.) Adult riders must raise a minimum of $250 in donations for Children’s Hospital, and children must raise $125. Registration for the Taste of Courage is $25 for adults and $15 for children 15 and under. Taste of Courage riders must raise a minimum of $150 (adults) or $75 (child) in donations. Information: 303-456-9704; http://www.couragetours.com.CORRECTIONIn Wednesday’s edition of the Post Independent, Glenwood Springs High School baseball player Beau Chicoine was incorrectly identified as a senior. Chicoine is a junior who has been named to the Class 4A Western Slope League first team three times.

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