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Sports briefs

Grizzlies hockey handles Aspen, 6-2Despite playing up a classification, the Glenwood Springs Grizzlies had no problem with Aspen midget A squad in a scrimmage in Aspen Wednesday.The Grizzlies, who play in the midget B league, gave up the game’s opening goal before scoring six straight for a 6-2 victory.Trevor French notched a pair of first-period tallies to help the Grizzlies to a 3-1 lead at the first intermission.Anthony Ferrara posted three points in the game with a goal and two assists. Kevin Young had two assists.Glenwood outshot Aspen 25-7 in the contest. Heart rate training workshop with Sally Edwards on tapThe Aspen Glen Club and Roaring Fork Women’s Triathlon Group will host a High Performance Heart Rate Training Workshop presented by Sally Edwards, a 16-time Ironman Triathlete finisher, author and speaker.The one-day workshop is scheduled for Saturday, March 5, at Aspen Glen Club.Edwards is the Ironman Triathlon masters’ world-record holder and winner of a number of individual and team endurance races. She is the national spokesperson for the Danskin Triathlon series and has written 18 books on sports and fitness, including the heart rate text books “Heartzone Training” and the “Heart Rate Monitor Guide Book.” She also wrote “Women’s Triathlon” and “Complete Book of Triathlon.”The cost of the workshop is $109 prior to Feb. 27 and $129 thereafter. Space is limited.Registration and information: Judy, 704-1905; Competitive Baseball holding practices in RifleBoys 14 and younger from New Castle, Silt, Rifle and Parachute interested in playing or practicing for a competitive baseball league are invited to open Grizzlies Competitive Baseball practices held each Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The practices run from 4:30-7 p.m. at Metro Park in Rifle for the next month. Participants can just show up with a glove. In case of bad weather call K.C. at 625-3940.Information: annual Zebulon Ski and Snowboard Race on tap Feb. 26The 10th annual Zebulon Ski and Snowboard Race takes place Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Snowmass ski area.Over the past 10 years the event, held in memory of former Roaring Fork High School student Zeb Piffer, has raised more than $70,000 in funding for scholarships for local students while spreading the “Don’t Drink and Drive” message.Competitors are required to sign a contract stating they will never drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Each competitor receives a lift ticket, lunch and a chance at prizes.Registration takes place at the Cirque Cafe on the Snowmass Mall starting at 8:30 a.m. with races starting at 10 a.m. at the Spyder Sabbich course.Shirts and hoodies are for sale at Roaring Fork High School, with all proceeds going toward scholarships and prizes. Information: Diane Corbett, 384-5758.

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