Local Sports Briefs
HOLE IN ONE
Jan Bean recorded a hole in one Tuesday, July 4, at Glenwood Springs Golf Course on the 156-yard, No. 8. Bean used a 4-hybrid, and his ace was witnessed by Jim Frey, Jerry Ardueser and Ben Elmore.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS GC SODA POP OPEN
The Glenwood Springs Golf Course will host its Soda Pop Open Junior Golf Tournament on July 31.
Age groups for the tournament range from boys and girls 9U, boys and girls 10-12, boys and girls 13-15 and boys and girls 16-18.
Entry fee for the tournament at the Glenwood course is $10, with the deadline to register July 30. The Soda Pop Open is the oldest Junior Golf Tournament in Colorado.
Call 970-945-7086 for more information.
HOGBACK HUSTLE 5K RUN & FAMILY FUN WALK
The New Castle Recreation Department is accepting registration for the Hogback Hustle 5K Run & Family Fun Walk, to be hosted by the New Castle Lions Club on Saturday, July 8, beginning at 8 a.m. in the New Castle City Market parking lot.
The Hogback Hustle is the fifth of six races in the Colorado River Valley Charity Race Series and begins in the City Market parking lot and winds through Castle Valley and finishes at Burning Mountain Park in downtown New Castle.
The Hogback Hustle individual registration fee is $25 until July 5, $30 after, or a family registration fee is $40.
Finally, participants can register Saturday morning from 7-7:45 a.m. at the check-in table located in the City Market parking lot.
Registration can be completed online at http://www.newcastlerec.com, or for more information, please contact New Castle Recreation at (970) 984-3352.
MOUNTAIN WEST YOUTH FOOTBALL REGISTRATIONS
Fall 2017 Youth Football Registration is open for the Mountain West Youth Football League.
The MWYFL provides third- through sixth-grade kids the opportunity to participate in youth football from Aspen to Parachute.
Please go to the league’s website to register, http://www.mountainwestyouthfootball.com. Those registering before July 1 will receive a $50 discount. Programs start late August and games start after Labor Day.
2017 GLENWOOD OPEN
The Glenwood Springs Golf Club will host the annual 2017 Glenwood Open July 8-9, with an entry fee of $80.
The 36-hole Amateur Medal Tournament is a C.G.A. Point Tournament, and competitors must have a USGA handicap index.
Deadline for registration is July 6. For more information, call the Glenwood Springs Golf Club at 970-945-7086.
STORM KING TWO LADY BEST BALL
The Glenwood Springs Golf Club will host the Storm King Two Lady Best Ball Tournament on July 15, with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.
Entry fee for the event is $110 per team, which includes green fees, as well as a continental breakfast and lunch.
The deadline for registration is July 13, and all competitors must have a USGA handicap index.
ALL AMERICAN VOLLEYBALL CAMP
The All American Volleyball Camp will take place July 6-8 at Coal Ridge High School. Camp is open to incoming sixth- through eighth-graders as well as incoming ninth- through 12th-graders. Camp player/coaches include Janae Vander Ploeg, who played at Northern Arizona University and then overseas in Sweden, and Katelyn Driscoll, who played at Oregon State University and overseas this fall.
The All American Volleyball Camp helps the community by saving the players money while still bringing in a great camp. Cost $159. The camp is not affiliated with Coal Ridge. Email Stacey Ellibee for more information at email@example.com or call 970-260-3201.
GRAND VALLEY COACHING OPENINGS
The Grand Valley Cardinals and athletic director Dave Walck are looking for a boys soccer head coach, boys golf head coach and a girls and boys cross country head coach for the start of the fall season.
All three positions have start dates in August to match up with the start of the new school year in Parachute.
For more information on the three openings at Grand Valley High School, visit http://www.garfield16.org.
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