Sports Briefs: Western Slope League football results

The first official week of Western Slope League football wrapped up Saturday, as all eight teams competed out of the division.

On Friday, there were two close games, as Battle Mountain was able to beat Summit, 7-0, and Rifle won its first game, 20-19, over Grand Valley.

Glenwood Springs was a big winner over Basalt, 35-7, Palisade was able to throttle 4A’s Grand Junction Central, 35-14, Eagle Valley lost to Coal Ridge, 27-0, and Moffat County fell to Aspen, 46-13.

In Saturday’s games, Steamboat Springs lost, 37-6, to Holy Family, and Delta shutout Gallup (N.M.), 49-0.

In other local games, Hayden High School won its season opener, 30-8, over Holyoke, Rangely lost, 39-14, to Altamont (Utah), and the Little Snake River School (Baggs, Wyo.) won its season opener in eight-man, 68-44, over Kaycee.

Soroco High School eight-man also won its season opener, 16-12, at Springer (N.M.)

CNCC volleyball plays today in Craig

The Colorado Northwestern Community College volleyball team will host Western Wyoming Community College at 6 p.m. today at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane.

It will be the only time this fall the CNCC Rangely campus team will play in Craig.

Admission is free for children ages 5 and younger, adults older than 65, and MCHS and CNCC students. The cost is $5 for adults and $4 for other students.

For more information, call 824-1101.

Craig Youth Hockey meeting Thursday

There will be a fall meeting for Craig Youth Hockey at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Holiday Inn of Craig, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13.

Practices for the 2010-11 season begin Oct. 4 for players ages 5 to 18.

For more information, call Todd Bellio at 824-8621.

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