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Community Sports

  • Full Moon 5K coming Sept. 6
    Registration for the Full Moon 5K for Colon Cancer is underway. The event is set for Sept. 6 at McIntosh Lake in Longmont. There are several ways to help raise money for colon cancer research. The fee for the sleep in for the cure is $20. Race fees are set at $20 for those 16 and older; $15 for those 15 and under; and $15 for teams. Visit www.full-moon5k.com for details.  
  • Colorado Force basketball tryouts March 16 and 23
    The Colorado Force club basketball team will hold tryouts March 16 and March 23 at Coal Ridge Middle School,  6632 St Vrain Ranch Blvd. Twelve- and 13-year-olds start at noon. Fourteen- and 15-year-olds start at 2, and 16- and 17-year-olds start at 4 p.m. Call Jeff Therrien at 303-929-3714 with questions.
  • Adult volleyball registration expires March 22
    Registration for the Carbon Valley Recreation Center’s coed adult volleyball league runs out March 22. Play begins Sunday, April 13. The fee is $190 per team. Call 303-833-3660 ext 109, with questions.  
  • Girls softball registration continues through March 15
    Registrations for the Carbon Valley Recreation Center’s girls softball program (8-and-under coach/pitch, 10- and under, 12- and under, 14- and under and 18- and under) continue through March 15. Call 303-833-3660 for more information or to register.
  • Reinventing the wheels
          Narelle Crist Sports correspondent   With its heyday firmly planted in the 1970s and 80s and a couple of decades thereafter of lessened popularity, roller derby has seen a resurgence in the past few years.
  • Tri-Star basketball
    The Longmont Breakfast Optimist Club is sponsoring the Tri-Star basketball contest at 9:15 a.m., Jan. 25, at LifeBridge Christian Church, state Highway 66 and Gay Street, Longmont. Sign-ups start at 8:45 a.m.             The event is free. It’s open to students ages 8 to 13. Participants compete against other kids their own age and gender in passing, dribbling and shooting.
  • Black Friday comes to rec center
    Black Friday sales aren’t limited to stores in shopping malls.     The Carbon Valley Recreation Center will have a Black Friday sale Nov. 29. Buy one punch pass and get one-half off and a $5 discount off a senior membership. Call 303-833-3660.
  • Charity tosses for turkeys at the Carbon Valley Recreation Center
    They laced up their shoes and shot their best free throws in the hopes of winning a free turkey in time for the holidays Friday. It was the Carbon Valley Recreation Center’s annual turkey shoot. Twenty people  participated in the community event.
  • Annual turkey shoot is Nov. 15
    The Carbon Valley Recreation Center's annual turkey shoot is from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Nov. 15. The cost is $2 for 10 shots. Those who bring canned goods get five extra shots. Those who shoot the most free throws in their respective age divisions will walk away with a turkey, just in time for the holidays. Call 303-833-3660.
  • Brighton set to celebrate 29th annual Turkey Trot
    Sean Eret Sports correspondent     BRIGHTON — Turkeys trot and humans run, but come Saturday, Nov. 23, the city of Brighton will combine the best of both.     It’s Brighton’s 29th annual Turkey Trot 5k Run/Walk, dubbed “the flattest and fastest 5K race.” Jeffery Hulett, the recreation manager at the Brighton Recreation Center, says it’s “a flat, fast course with prizes and give-aways.”