LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFS
Colorado Vintage Base Ball Association hosting game at Cooper Field
On Saturday, Sept. 19, the Denver Blue Stockings will take on the Central City Stars of the Colorado Vintage Base Ball Association at Cooper Field in Deerfield Park. The game will use vintage rules, vintage uniforms and a few other things that fans won’t see in today’s modern game of baseball. The admission is free, and food and drinks will be available to the public. This event is presented by the E. Dene Moore Care Center and Grand River Hospital District.
Local Gym Places Five at Warrior Classic
Participate in The Longevity Project
The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
Five members of Fotion’s Clubhouse Gym in Carbondale competed in the 2015 Warrior Classic in Loveland, Colorado, Aug. 29. Joanie Davis, competing in her first on-stage bikini contest, placed fourth in her division. Alex Colins and Tyler Carlton set personal records in powerlifting, which consists of deadlifting, bench press and squats. Alex took 1st place in his division and weight class as a first time competitor, and Tyler took 2nd place overall in his as a first time competitor. Jeremy Everding and Steve Fotion competed in the Strongman Competition, with Jeremy taking 2nd place inhis weight class and Steve taking 1st place in his weight class and division. Steve is headed for The Masters National Strongman Competition in Las Vegas, Nevada this weekend, where he will compete at The Olympia.
Lead King Loop Races, Sept. 20
The Marble Charter School will host their 12th annual Lead King Loop Races featuring a 25k, 12.5k, and 2.5k kids race, September 20. Last year the Lead King Loop Races had over 300 participants. Alpine Bank , Bighorn Toyota, and Valley View Hospital will sponsor the races this year. For more information, contact Lee Bowers at 970-704-9844.
Ram Classic, Sept. 25
Roaring Fork athletics will host the Pella Windows & Doors Ram Classic, Friday, Sept. 25 at the River Valley Ranch golf course in Carbondale. Eighteen holes of scramble golf with a shotgun start of 9:00 a.m. Contests include longest drive, straightest drive, closest to the pin, poker round and hole-in-one. Extras include a boxed lunch, $5 mulligans, a raffle, door prizes and an awards ceremony. To sign up, the cost is $400 per team ($100 per person).
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The teams aren’t vying to one up the other in the rankings or looking to get a leg up in the league standings this fall, but that will hardly make the stakes any less meaningful for Basalt and Glenwood Springs high schools when they meet on the football field Friday night.