Local Sports Briefs: Glenwood Springs High to host annual youth footall camp
Glenwood Springs High School’s football team will host its annual Glenwood Youth Football Camp, which is scheduled for Aug. 18-20 at Stubler Memorial Field in Glenwood Springs.
Two camps will be available: a non-contact camp for boys and girls in third through eighth grade and a separate contact camp for boys in seventh and eighth grade.
The camps will take place from 4:45-6:30 p.m. each day at Glenwood Springs High.
Each camp will be instructed by the Glenwood Springs High coaching staff and its players. Cost is $30, and each participant receives a camp T-shirt.
Girls soccer, baseball coaches needed at GVHS
Grand Valley High School is seeking coaches for the 2016 spring sports season.
The school is seeking head coaches for its girls soccer and baseball teams. Interested candidates can find more information about the job on the Garfield School District 16 Website at http://www.garfield16.org, or by calling GVHS Athletic Director David Walck at 970-456-7171.
Pyro’s ‘Push it Up’ Trail Run takes place on Saturday
The inaugural running of the Pyro’s “Push it Up” Trail Run will take place Aug. 15 on the West Elk Trail near the Flat Tops Wilderness.
The race is named after Air Force Capt. Will DuBois of New Castle, who died in an F-16 crash in December 2014. Race proceeds will be donated to a scholarship fund in his name. Runners have a choice of running either a 3.5K or 7.7K race, with race altitude reaching up to 8,500 feet.
Cost is $35 per race.
Information/registration: pyroswings.com, or Donna, 970-876-2324.
Third-annual Dog Day 5K scheduled for Aug. 15
The third running of the Dog Day 5K, a benefit run for Colorado Animal Rescue, will take place on Aug. 15.
The race will start and end at Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs. Proceeds will go to benefit local dog shelters.
Well-behaved dogs are welcome to run the race, and their owners are also welcome to run the race with them.
Cost is $20 per person and $22 on race day. Children 8 and under are free, and a T-shirt is guaranteed for the first 100 entrants.
Race-day registration starts at 7 a.m., with the race beginning an hour later at 8 a.m.
Information/registration: 970-947-9173, or http://www.coloradoanimalrescue.com.
Glenwood Springs Golf Course
Men’s Club Results, Aug. 11
Gross: D.L. Brown 35, Craig Nichols 36, Dan Fritz 36.
Net: Aaron Badolato 30.5, Pete Bryjak 31.5, Todd Thulson 32.0.
Gross: H.P. Hansen 40, Dick Hunter 40,dave Ruechel 42, David Vanderhoof 42, Ron Nadon 42.
Net: Barney Higgins 30.5, Don Gillespie 30.5, Pat Riley 31.0.
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