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Humerickhouse has hot weekend

Keith Humerickhouse of Glenwood Springs recorded a rare feat this past weekend, scoring a double-eagle on Saturday and a hole-in-one Sunday during the two-day, Two Man Best Ball Tournament at Glenwood Springs Golf Course.

On Saturday, Humerickhouse recorded a double-eagle on the 480-yard, par-5 sixth hole. The next day on Sunday, he aced the 160-yard, par-3 third hole using a wedge.

Both shots were witnessed by Craig Nichols. David Dodson and Mark Erickson also witnessed the double-eagle, and Joe Elliott and Doug Choate witnessed the ace on Sunday.

Ace for Adgate

Tom Adgate of Glenwood Springs recorded a hole-in-one on May 11 at Iron Bridge Golf Club in Glenwood Springs.

Adgate aced the par-3, 127-yard 11th hole using a pitching wedge. It was his second hole-in-one on the hole, as he hit one last year.


Soccer skills clinic, Challenger camp

The New Castle Recreation Department and British Challenger Soccer are hosting a free soccer skills clinic for ages 5-14 on Wednesday at VIX Ranch Park.

The clinic for ages 5-8 will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m., and from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for ages 9-12.

A Challenger Soccer Camp will be held at VIX Park from July 29-Aug. 2, and features coaches from England. The Challenger Camp offers the First Kick program for ages 3-4 from 9-10 a.m., Mini-Soccer for ages 4-6 from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Half Day Player Development for ages 6-12 from 9 a.m. to noon, and Golden Goal for ages 6-12 from 1-3 p.m.

Registration fees are $84 for First Kicks, $100 for Mini Soccer, $124 for Half Day and $51 for Golden Goal. Preregistration is required for the camp, and must be done online at http://www.challengersports.com. All camp participants receive a soccer ball and skill evaluation, and those registered by June 14 receive a free jersey.

Information: New Castle Recreation, 970-984-3352.

Play it Forward soccer tournament scheduled for June 7 to 9

The fifth-annual Emily Johnson Play it Forward 3-on-3 Soccer Tournament will take place June 7-9 and Gates Soccer Park on Colorado Mountain College’s Spring Valley campus in south Glenwood Springs.

Proceeds from the tournament support three scholarships given to high school seniors in the name of Emily Johnson, a Coal Ridge High School student who was killed in an ATV accident in 2008.

Play begins at 8 a.m. June 8 and continues through June 9 for the U8 through U18 age groups. Adult and co-ed divisions are also available, and a competitive and recreational division will be included. All-Star exhibition games featuring all-league award winners in the Class 3A and 4A Western Slope Leagues will beheld on June 7. The boys game will be played at 5 p.m. June 7, with the girls game following at 7 p.m.

Cost per team is $150 or $25 per player. The fee includes a three-game guarantee, a tournament goody bag and a tournament T-shirt.

Information: http://www.EmilyJohnsonPlayitForward.org.

New Castle Recreation offering adult programs

The New Castle Recreation Department is offering a variety of summer sports programs for adults starting in early June.

A mixed-quads volleyball league, which will offer recreational and competitive divisions, will be held Tuesdays at Grand River Park in New Castle.

Other programs include a 3-on-3 soccer league held Monday nights at Alder Park, a 3-on-3 basketball league held Thursday nights at Hot Shot Park, and a pickleball league every Wednesday.

Also available will be a disc golf clinic, which will be held on the Fire Mountain disc golf course from 6-7 p.m. June 5. A series of monthly miniature tournaments will be held Wednesday nights June 12, July 10 and Aug. 7.

Information/registration: http://www.newcastlerec.com, or 970-984-3352.

New Castle Rec sports mini camps

Sports mini camps for children aged 8-12 will be offered this summer by the New Castle Recreation Department.

The mini camps will be held from 9 a.m. to noon each Tuesday through Thursday at various parks around town starting June 4. Weekly themes include baseball, soccer, hockey, basketball, volleyball, football and others. Cost is $40 per week.

Information/registration: 970-984-3352, or http://www.newcastlerec.com.


Glenwood Springers Track Club to hold informational meeting

An informational meeting for the Glenwood Springers Track and Field Club will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Glenwood Springs High School auxiliary gymnasium.

Athletes will be able to register for the club at the meeting, also. The season will begin at 4 p.m. May 28 at the Glenwood Springs High School track, and registration will be available during week of practice as well.

Information: Mike Kishimoto, 970-379-3365, or Jenny Cutright, 970-379-9216.

Coal Ridge High to host youth volleyball camp

Coal Ridge High School’s volleyball team will host a youth volleyball camp from June 3-6 for boys and girls in grades 2-9.

The first session will run from 10 a.m. to noon for players in grades 2-6, and the second will be from 1-4 p.m. for players in grades 7-9.

Cost is $40 for preregistration for the first session and $60 for the second. A $10 fee will be added for registrations after May 24.

Information: Scott Black, 970-309-0359, or shblack@sopris.net.

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