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Youth football registration dates set

The Mountain West Youth Football League has set its registration dates in locations around Garfield County.

For Glenwood Springs, registration will be from 3:30-5 p.m. on May 28 at Sopris Elementary and May 29 at Glenwood Springs Elementary. Jay Mencimer is the town contact: 970-309-1278.

For Rifle, registrations will take place from 5-7 p.m. May 27 and 28 at Rifle Middle School. Niki Smith is the contact: 970-381-5124.

For Carbondale, Tory Jensen is the contact: 970-948-8208.

For New Castle, registration will take place from 5-7 p.m. May 27 and 28 at Riverside Middle School. Kyle Whitaker is the contact: 970-618-0373.

For Silt, registration takes place from 5-7 p.m. May 27 and 28 at Cactus Valley Elementary School. Lee Simpson is the contact: 970-391-9945.

For Parachute, registration will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on May 27 and 28 at Saint John Elementary School in Battlement Mesa. Mark Mooney is the contact: 970-260-9823.


Glenwood rec taking registrations for programs

The Glenwood Springs Recreation Department has spring and summer activities that are now taking registrations.

Among the activities include adult kickball, which takes registrations until May 7. Registration deadlines have also been set for youth baseball and softball (May 14) and youth tennis (June).

Registration can be done on the Internet at http://www.glenwoodrec.com, or by phone at 970-384-6301.

Information: James Main, 970-384-6311, or james.main@cogs.us

Fitness, cycling, step classes available at community center

The Glenwood Springs Community Center offers a variety of fitness classes throughout the week that include indoor cycling, aqua aerobics, yoga, Zumba, TRX, kickboxing, step and others. A complete list of daily fitness classes can be found at http://www.glenwoodrec.com.

Drop-in activities in the rec center’s gymnasium include basketball, futsal, pickleball and volleyball. Staffed climbing wall times are available along with swimming and kids activity pools.

Information: Glenwood Springs Recreation, 970-384-6301, or http://www.glenwoodrec.com.


Demons Youth Basketball Camp set for June 16 to 18

Glenwood Springs High School’s boys basketball program will host its annual Demons Youth Basketball Camp, scheduled for June 16-18 at Glenwood Springs High School.

Camp instruction will focus on motivation and goal setting. Shooting, passing, ball handling and dribbling, defensive concepts, total player development and fun. The camp will break into three age groups for instruction (third through fifth grade, sixth through seventh grade and eighth through ninth grade), with each session limited to 50 players.

Instruction will be given by the GSHS boys basketball coaching staff. Participants are asked to bring a water bottle and wear a T-shirt, shorts and appropriate shoes. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt.

Cost is $60 for the three-day camp. A $30 nonrefundable deposit must be turned in by June 2 for a spot to be reserved.

Information/registration: GSHS coach Cory Hitchcock, 970-819-5845, or gshsboysbasketball@yahoo.com.

RFHS providing free athletic screenings May 15

Roaring Fork High School will hold free athletic screenings for students who are entering 10th, 11th or 12th grades next year.

The screenings will take place at 3:45 p.m. May 15 in the Roaring Fork High School auditorium. Student athletes who will be entering ninth grade must have a regular physical from a doctor’s office in order to participate in athletics for the 2014-15 season.

Physical forms are available in the main office of Roaring Fork High School and must be filled out and signed by a parent or guardian before the student-athlete can see a doctor.

Information: Roaring Fork High School, 970-384-5757.


Mother’s Day Mile takes place on Saturday

The 15th-annual Mother’s Day Mile charity run will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday.

The 1-mile race is a fundraiser for Advocate Safehouse Project. Preregistered participants are guaranteed an eco-friendly bag with goodies. The race is open to women, men and families, and everyone gets homemade apple pie and a chance to win African age group awards after the race has finished. Among the attractions ares Roses for Moms, the huge Gift Basket Silent Auction and kids’ activities.

Interested runners can guarantee themselves a goodie bag by preregistering at Glenwood Medical Associates, 1830 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs, or at U.S. Bank on the corner of 19th and Grand Avenue, in Glenwood Springs.

Information/registration: http://www.active.com, or http://www.advocatesafehouse.org.

Annual Titan Trot 5K Run scheduled for Saturday

The Titan Trot 5K Run, a fundraiser for Coal Ridge High School Booster Club, will take place on Saturday.

The Titan Trot is the third race in the Colorado River Valley Charity Race Series. It begins at Cactus Valley Elementary School and finishes at the Veterans Park in Silt.

Registration is $25 per runner and $30 on the day of the race. Race-day registration runs from 7:30-8:30 a.m., with the race beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Information: Julie Martinez, 970-948-0434, or jmartinez@garfieldre2.org.


Glenwood Springs Golf Course

Men’s Club Results, April 29

A Flight

Gross: Mike Riley 33, Craig Nichols 36, Steve Yellin 36. Net: John Pelland 31.5, Peter Bryjak 31.5, Greg Velasquez 31.5.

B Flight

Gross: Bob Fuller 38, Nik Rocco 41, Kevin Hodgins 42. Net: Terry Wilson 30, Richie Luetke 30, Kenny Smith 31.5.

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