Local sports briefs April 12
Palisade seeks assistant coach
Palisade High School is looking for an assistant boys soccer coach.
Tigers hire cheerleading coach
Rose Watts has been hired as coach of the Grand Junction High School cheerleading team.
Grand Junction Athletic Director Ned Pollert said Watts coached tumbling in Pueblo and has cheered for the Colorado Mesa University spirit team for three years.
Watts, who is completing her degree in fitness and health, succeeds Katie Goddeyne, who resigned at the end of this season to pursue a career in journalism, Pollert said.
The Grand Junction Roller Girls roller derby team has its second home bout on April 13 at Redlands Middle School.
The bout will feature the Nerds (Roller Girls) versus the Jocks (players from other area leagues). Doors open at 5 p.m., with the bout beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for ages 3-10. Children 2 and younger are admitted free.
For more information on the bout or roller derby in Grand Junction, contact the Roller Girls at 778-8327.
The Lincoln Park Senior Men’s Club is looking for new members for its weekly round of golf.
Players must be 55 years or older, and the club does not charge any membership fees. The club plays at 9 a.m. on Friday mornings, with signups at 8 a.m. Players don’t need to have a handicap for the informal 18-hole round, which pays out for low net and closest to the pin.
For information, call Dave Brown at 241-7922.