Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Sports summary


Ketchum Coed Soccer League sign-ups

     Register for the 2013 Ketchum Coed Soccer League before Friday, May 31 at Sturtevants in Ketchum or online at ketchumcoed.com. Teams are forming so sign up today. Men and women ages 18-and-over are welcome. The league is non-contact and open to all skill levels. Games are played Wednesday evenings from June 12-Aug. 14 on fields in Ketchum and Hailey. League fee is $49 per player. Add $20 to that fee if you sign up between June 1 and the cut-off deadline of June 5.

 

Open Doubles, Reverse Coed volleyball June 15-16

     The Wood River Volleyball Club for aspiring youth will benefit from Open Doubles and Reverse Coed Volleyball tournaments set for Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16 at Sagewillow Farms in Elkhorn. Plans also call for having a barbecue, drinks and music.

     Action in Men’s and Women’s Open Doubles begins Saturday, June 15 at 9 a.m. (check-in starts 8:15 a.m.). The Reverse Coed 4s tournament is Sunday in competitive and recreational divisions. Format is pool play followed by seeding into Gold, Silver and Bronze divisions. Cost is $40 per team (Men’s, Women’s and High School divisions) in the Open Doubles play, and $80 per team in Reverse Coed. If you have a net that can be used, you get half off your personal entry fee.

     Call Lauren 208-869-8383 or email her at laurenbourgeau7@gmailcom, or call Kristyn Rutland at 721-2437 or email krutland12@gmail.com.

 

Summer dryland training at Airbarn

     All Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation athletes ages 7-14 areinvited to participate in summer dryland training at the Sagewillow Airbarn in Elkhorn at Sun Valley, according to a SVSEF press release. Airbarn training features include two Olympic trampolines, FitWells exercise equipment, a skate and rollerblade ramp into a foam pit and 32-inch wide skate halfpipe,

     The 17 supervised sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-5 p.m. begin June 25 and continue through Aug. 22. Dryland resumes Oct. 15 through Nov. 21 for 11 sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. In all, the cost is $350 per person for the 28 sessions, or $12.50 per session.

     Registration is required and space is limited. The SVSEF will allow 36 athletes per session on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If there are more than 36 athletes interested in signing up, additional sessions may be scheduled on Mondays and Wednesdays during summer, according to SVSEF Freestyle/Freeskiing program director Andy Ware. Sign up by emailing Ware at aware@svsef.org.

 

Josey makes USST Rookie Halfpipe Team

     SVSEF Gold Team member Chase Josey, 18, of Hailey has arrived at a major milestone as a newly-minted member of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Rookie Halfpipe Team. Earlier in May he trained with the U.S. team at a Project Gold camp at Mammoth Mountain, Ca. Josey started with the SVSEF program as an eight-year-old in 2003, according to SVSEF Snowboard Director Andy Gilbert.

     A graduating senior at the Community School in Sun Valley, Josey will compete in World Cup, NorAm and Grand Prix events as a member of the U.S. team. In 2013-14, the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Series will serve as the primary Olympic selection events for halfpipe and slopestyle in both snowboarding and freeskiing.

     Last season, Josey earned four World Cup starts, including one at Sochi, Russia, site of the 2014 Winter Olympics. He posted two top-10 finishes with an eighth at Copper Mountain, Co. and ninth at Sierra Nevada, Spain. The son of Kris and Bill Josey has a younger brother, Tanner, who is a member of the SVSEF U-18 Alpine Team.

 

 




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