Local Sports Briefs
Hole-in-one at Glenwood Springs Golf Course
Jeff Otto hit a hole-in-one at Glenwood Springs Golf Course on March 22. Otto used a 7-iron golf club to ace hole No. 3, a par-5, 160-yard hole. Witnesses to the shot were John Lee, D.L. Brown and Craig Nichols.
Cornhole Tournament scheduled for April 11
The second-annual Roaring Fork Beer Company Cornhole Tournament takes place at the Carbondale Recreation and Community Center at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 11.
Teams of two will compete for prizes, and registration is limited to 20 teams. Participants must be at least 18 years old.
Information/registration: Billy Kirkland, firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-319-2957.
Carbondale accepting signups for summer baseball, softball
Carbondale Recreation is accepting registrations for youth baseball and softball baseball and softball fun this summer.
Age groups for baseball teams include Coach Pitch (7 to 8), 9-10, and 11-12.
Softball teams include 8-10, 11-12, and 13-15. All ages are determined as of August 1, 2015.
Each player must provide their own mitt, and uniforms will be provided.
Cost is $80 per player, and the registration deadline is Friday, April 17. Space is limited.
Information/registration: 970-510-1290, or http://www.carbondalerec.com.
Glenwood accepting signups for summer baseball, softball
The Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the upcoming youth baseball and softball seasons.
Games will begin on June 8, with the season extending to July 25. Age groups range from co-ed T-ball to baseball and softball for children ages 11 and 12. Games will be played at Sopris, Vogelaar and Sayre Parks.
Cost is $45 per player for T-ball, $55 for youth baseball and $65 for 11- to 12-year-old baseball, with discounts given to community center members. Registration costs will rise after the April 29 deadline. All athletes must be entered by no later than May 13.
New Castle accepting signups for summer baseball, softball
The New Castle Recreation Department is offering youth baseball and softball programs for the upcoming summer season.
Programs range from Pre T-ball and coach pitch to baseball and softball programs geared towards players ages 8 to 15.
Pre T-Ball, T-ball and coach pitch players will receive instruction on the fundamentals of throwing, catching and hitting. Cost is $40 for T-ball and $50 for coach pitch.
Baseball and softball teams with players aged 8 to 15 practice two to three times per week, with games one to two days per week. Games are played in the Colorado River Youth League. Baseball and softball registration fees are $75 per player.
Registration deadline is April 17.
Information/registration: New Castle Recreation, http://www.newcastlerec.com, or 970-984-3352
Rifle accepting signups for summer baseball, softball
The Rifle Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its summer baseball and softball leagues.
Age groups are for players ages 8 to 10 years old, 11 to 12 years old, and 13 to 15 years old. Ages are determined by the child’s age as of Aug. 1, 2015. Cost is $50 per player for all programs.
All registrations must be done in person at the Rifle Parks and Recreation office inside City Hall. The registration deadline is April 3.
Introduction to Archery seminar accepting registrations
The Colorado Bowhunters Association’s branch based out of Glenwood Springs will hold a three-phase Introduction to Archery Seminar, which is tentatively scheduled for April.
The clinic will feature and introductory course, a field training course and a guided archery hunt. The seminar will be taught by Walt Krom, the Northwest Regional Manager of the Colorado Bowhunters Association.
Information/registration: Krom, email@example.com.
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