LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFS
HOLE IN ONE
Audrey Adgate recorded her first hole in one March 18 at the Glenwood Springs Golf Course, marking the first hole-in-one of the season in the valley.
Adgate recorded the ace on No. 8, a 110-yard hole, with an 8-iron.
Adgate’s feat was witnessed by Tom Adgate, Wickes Brewster and Zopher Sabo.
RANCH AT ROARING FORK OPEN
The Ranch at Roaring Fork Golf Course in Carbondale is open for the 2017 season.
With easy access off of Highway 82, there are no tee times required at the Ranch.
Golfers of all ages and abilities are welcome at the course.
NEW CASTLE BASEBALL CLINIC
The New Castle Recreation Department is teaming up with Coal Ridge High School baseball staff to offer a Baseball Skills Clinic.
The Spring Training Baseball Clinic is a great opportunity to develop and improve your baseball hitting, throwing, and catching skills.
This clinic will include instruction on pitching, catching, throwing, fielding and hitting.
The program will be conducted on Fridays, March 31, through April 21st from 10 a.m. to noon or 1-3 p.m. at Coal Ridge High School.
The Clinic registration fee is $40 and is being accepted now, and can be completed online at http://www.newcastlerec.com, or by phone at (970) 984-3352.
For more information, please contact New Castle Recreation at (970) 984-3352.
NEW CASTLE FITNESS PROGRAM
The New Castle Recreation Department is offering a new Fitness Circuit Training program with Instructor Kelley Cullen.
The one hour high intensity fitness classes will focus on developing all aspects of fitness, including muscular strength and endurance, power, speed, agility, balance, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance.
All exercises are calisthenic based with lots of high impact plyometric exercises included. No equipment needed.
Session 1 is being offered from April 1 through May 20, and classes are open to youth ages 13+ and adults.
Preregistration is required for this new fitness class, and can be completed online at http://www.newcastlerec.com, or by phone at (970) 984-3352.
NEW CASTLE OFFERING FLY FISHING CLINIC
The New Castle Recreation Department is again offering the popular Harcourt 3G Fly Fishing Clinics. Fly Fishing 101 will be held on Saturday, April 1, followed by Fly Fishing 102 on Saturday, April 8.
The 101 clinic will be held at the New Castle Community Center beginning at 1 p.m., and 102 will take place at Grand River Park, also at 1 p.m.
Fly Fishing 101 will teach the basics of casting properly, along with entomology, equipment, knots and more.
Fly Fishing 102 will have participants practicing the skills learned in the 101 clinic, along with learning where fish live and feed, with hands-on instruction taking place along the Colorado River.
The clinics will be hosted by local fishing guide John Harcourt, and are $25 each, or $40 for both, and space is limited.
The deadline to register is approaching soon, and registration is available online at http://www.newcastlerec.com, by phone at (970) 984-3352, or in person at the New Castle Community Center, 423 W. Main St.
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