June 6 sports briefs: Aspen football to host annual golf tournament Sunday
Aspen High football to host fundraising golf tournament on Sunday
The 7th annual Gridiron Golf Classic is scheduled for Sunday at Aspen Golf Club. The fundraiser is in support of the Aspen High School football team and has helped purchase everything from safety equipment to new uniforms to weights and scholarship opportunities.
Beginning at 9 a.m., teams of four will compete in a scramble tournament, with the caddies consisting of the AHS football players. There are varying levels on sponsorship available, with foursomes beginning at $700 and going up from there.
For more information, visit aspengridironclassic.com.
Snowmass Village man hits ace at Ranch at Roaring Fork
Cole Plymale, of Snowmass Village, hit a hole-in-one Tuesday at the Ranch at Roaring Fork Golf Course. His ace came on hole No. 7 from 89 yards out with a 56-degree wedge. Witnesses were Zach Wang, J.R. Wang and Chaz Johnson.
COMMUNITY PEDALEANDO RETURNS FOR SECOND YEAR, THIS TIME IN CARBONDALE
The Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club will host its second annual Community Pedaleando on Sunday at North Face Park in Carbondale. The event runs from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is “a celebration of cycling, health and sustainability.”
Free to participate, the pedaleando includes a family-friendly group ride, music from DJ Scratch and the possibility of a free lunch. Bicycles are available to borrow for both children and adults.
Joining with AVSC to help put on the event are the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, the Aspen Community Foundation, Valley Settlement, and more. They are still looking for Sunday volunteers.
GLENWOOD YOUTH BASKETBALL CAMP
The Glenwood Springs High School basketball program will host its annual youth basketball skills development camp June 11-13 at GSHS for boys and girls in grades 3-5 and 6-8.
Last year, the camp saw more than 70 kids turn out to grow their game. Each camper receives a basketball and a T-shirt, and the cost per session is $120. Grades 3-5 will run from 9 a.m. to noon, while 6-8 will run from 12:30-3:30 p.m. The camp will kick back $25 towards the high school program.
To register go to: http://www.roughridersbasketball.com and click on 2018 Basketball Camps and then Glenwood Springs Skills Camp. For information, contact GSHS boys basketball head coach Cory Hitchcock at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ELKS LODGE SOCCER SHOOT
The Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge #2286 is holding their Annual Soccer Shoot Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gates Soccer Park at the CMC Spring Valley Campus. Registration for the Soccer Shoot will take place on the day of the event. Participants from Glenwood to Carbondale, as well as New Castle to Eagle, are encouraged to register.
Participants must provide a birth certificate at registration to determine age category. Registration begins at 9 a.m., and the competition begins at 10 a.m. Boys and girls will compete in the following categories: 7 and Under(U8); 8 and 9(U10); 10 and 11(U12); 12 and 13(U14); and 14 and 15(U16).
The contest is open to boys and girls who shoot separately.
This year they are joining forces with the 10th Annual Emily Johnson 3v3 Soccer Tournament.
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