Briefs: Sports Timeout Sept. 17, 2009

Timeout guidelines: Space is reserved for area clubs, organizations, associations and nonprofit groups to announce their events, tournaments, meetings and/or leagues. Fax information at least two weeks prior to registration deadline or event to 970-244-8578, e-mail to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or mail to Sports Timeout, The Daily Sentinel, P.O. Box 668, Grand Junction, 81502. Include a phone number to call for information. Items will not be taken over the phone.


• Western Colorado Baseball Association: Openings are available for teams ages 12-under, 13-under and 14-under beginning next April. Information: Mike Bullen, 242-3528.


• Mesa County Jr. Women’s Basketball: Tryouts for AAU teams for 7th and 8th grade girls. Fruita Monument area: 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at Redlands Middle School; Grand Junction: 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 23, West Middle School; Central: 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 24, Grand Mesa Middle School. Information: Rick Hensley, 361-0133 or Dave Montoya, 270-8703.

• Delta Little League Basketball: Register Oct. 1-Nov. 15; practices begin in December. For boys and
girls grades K-6. Fee: $35. Information: Whitnee Cannon, 874-0923.

• Delta Adult Basketball: Five divisions of 5-on-5 leagues. Register Oct. 1-Nov. 15. Games begin in December. Fee: $275 per team, plus a $20 player fee. Information: Whitnee Cannon, 874-0923.


• Delta Mountain Bike Race: Twelve-hour team relay race Sept. 19 to raise money for Boy Scout Troop 497 of Cedaredge and Delta County Search & Rescue. The 15-mile race includes 1,600-feet of climbing on old Jeep trails. Information: or Rick Schaefer, 835-4800 or 640-2425.


• TurkeyBowl Classic: Seventh annual adult 5-on-5 flag tournament, weekend of Nov. 7 in Delta. Fee: $150 per team. Information: Whitnee Cannon, 874-0923.


• Frolic & Finale Couples Tournament: Registration for the Chapman format tournament on Sept. 19-20 at Rifle Creek Golf Course is still being accepted. Entry fee: $175 per couple includes cart. Shotgun start 11 a.m. on Saturday, 9 a.m. on Sunday. information: 970-625-1093.

• Lincoln Park Men’s Club: Championship Sept. 26-27, 9 a.m. shotgun start both days. Fee $100; deadline is Sept. 24 at noon. Information: 242-6394.

• Adobe Creek Mixed Couples League: Every Sunday, shotgun start at 4 p.m. No GHIN or league fees, all levels welcome. If you don’t have a partner, you will be assigned one. Information: Joyce or Jerry Clarke, 261-1676.

• Express All-Star Tournament: Four-person best ball tournament Sept. 20 at Adobe Creek Golf Course. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. Entry fee: $100 per person, includes green fees, cart, prizes, lunch and beverages. Mail entries to Brad Class, 2820 Dillon Court, Grand Junction, 81506. Information: 260-1681.

• Latin-Anglo Alliance Tournament: Four-person scramble to provide scholarships for area youth takes place with 1 p.m. shotgun start Sept. 26 at Adobe Creek Golf Course. Entry fee: $75 per player, $300 team, includes cart, post-tournament meal. Prizes will be awarded. Information: Pat Baca, 216-4222, Modesto Galvan, 270-9479, Herman Lucero, 261-3571, Mike Archuleta, 216-7332 or Rich Baca, 245-7789.

• Tournament of Hope: Sept. 18 at Adobe Creek. Sponsored by Halliburton of Grand Junction, benefit for Muscular Dystrophy Association’s ALS research. Entry fee: $250. Information: 241-2181 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


• Dobie Desert Classic 5K: Sept. 26, in conjunction with the Hotchkiss High School Cross Country Invitational at the high school. Course includes challenging hills. Registration: 8 a.m., race begins at 9 a.m. Entry fee: $10, includes T-shirt.  Information: Kelly Cowan, 872-3578 or Richard Hypio, 872-1168.

• Girls on the Run: Registration open for girls in grades 3-8 for a 10-week after-school program that uses the power of running to prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living. Register online at or call 257-9267. Fee: $40, full and partial scholarships are available. Season begins Sept. 1. Information: Sharon at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


• Traveling Team Tryouts: For a 12-under girls travel softball team to play competitively in the Denver area. Bring your gear and water bottle to Grand Mesa Little League at 10 a.m. on Sept. 19. Information: 434-4346.


• Grand Junction Dolphins: Year-round swim lessons for ages 5 and older. Competitive and pre-competitive teams for all ages and abilities. Information: 260-8459. Masters information: 245-5731.


• GJTC Fall Leagues: Play begins the week of Sept. 21. Registration deadline is Sept. 13. Men’s doubles on Mondays, women’s doubles on Tuesdays, team tennis (2 men, 2 women) on Wednesdays and singles on Thursdays. Mail entries to 555 North Ave., No. 7, Grand Junction, 81501 or e-mail to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

• Tennis Lessons: Available for adults and juniors of all levels at the Junction Indoor Tennis Center. Information: 241-2280.
• Mesa County Tennis Program: Program includes adult and junior lessons and drill clinics. Information: or call 242-1363.


• Self-Defense Class: High Desert Martial Arts instructor Troy Miller is conducting a free class on self-defense in life-threatening situations. Sept. 17, 7 p.m. Information: 243-8010 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

• Racquetball Tournament: Men’s, women’s C & D divisions and novice Oct. 17-18 at Bill Heddles Rec Center. Each player is guaranteed two games. Fee: $20, includes refreshments, award and T-shirts. Deadline: Oct. 7. Information: Whitnee, 874-0923 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

• Fall Racquetball League: Delta League play begins week of Nov. 12 with two divisions: A/B and C/D. Each player is required to play one game per week. Fee: $15 per player. Players provide balls and set up court times. Deadline: Oct. 26. Information: Whitnee 874-0923 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

• Glenwood Ender Freestyle Kayaking: Sept. 27 at Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park at the Midland Avenue Bridge. Register on-site from 9:30-11 a.m., competitors’ meeting at 10:45 a.m., competition begins at 11 a.m. Entry fee: $20 plus bib deposit. Information: Tyler Newton, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 970-618-8079.


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