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Local Sports Briefs: Glenwood wins title game at Las Vegas hockey tournament

Youth hockey players test out the ice on Kodiak Ski Lake in El Jebel prior to the Roaring Fork Valley Classic pond hockey tournament this past weekend. The event involved teams from the Glewood Springs Youth Hockey Association and Aspen Junior Hockey. Six outdoor rinks were prepped for the event. Games were played well into Saturday and Sunday afternoon
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The Glenwood Springs Grizzlies high school hockey team won the Las Vegas Invitational tournament with a 4-1 victory over Delta North, British Columbia, on Monday.

The victory on Monday capped a successful weekend overall for Glenwood, which is scheduled to continue league play on Jan. 24 and 25 at Foothills.

On Monday in the tournament title game, Schuyler Stratton finished with 23 saves in goal for the Grizzlies. Glenwood’s goals were scored by four different players.

In the first period, Roger Gauthier scored at the 5 minute, 32 second mark off assists from Ian Rothman and Steele Featherstone. The Grizzlies broke the game open with three goals in the second period, though.

Chaz Apostolik scored an unassisted goal at the 14:17 mark. Cole Guy scored off assists from Gauthier and Joel Rothman at 12:43, and Featherstone capped the scoring for the Grizzlies off a Gauthier assist at 3:11.

After Glenwood plays Centaurus, the Grizzlies will play a pair of home games against Centaurus on Jan. 31 at the Glenwood Springs Community Center Ice Rink.


Rifle Parks and Recreation still running Winter Sports Bus

The Rifle Parks and Recreation Department is still running the Sunlight Winter Sports Bus.

The bus offers weekend rides to Sunlight Mountain Resort with stops in Parachute, Rifle, Silt, New Castle and Glenwood Springs.

Cost is $5 per ride and $15 for the season. Pickup times range from 7:15 a.m. in Parachute to 8:30 a.m. at Elk Creek Elementary School in New Castle. Pickup dates vary.

Info: Rifle Recreation, 970-665-6570, or http://www.rifleco.org.


Rifle girls host weekly kids hoops camps

Rifle High School’s girls basketball team will hold the Lil’ Bearz Basketball Camps throughout the basketball season this winter.

Clinics will be done by the Rifle High girls basketball coaching staff, which will cover fundamentals for all participants. The clinics will be held from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Jan. 31 and Feb. 14. Camps are open to girls and boys in grades 3 through 6.

Cost is $30 per session, with proceeds going to the Rifle High girls basketball program. All participants receive a T-shirt.

Information/registration: riflebearsbasketball@gmail.com.

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