Sports Briefs

Youth wrestlers welcome to join the club

The Durango Youth Wrestling Club is looking for new members, and kids born between 1999 and 2008 of all sizes are welcome to join.

Practice will begin Tuesday in the wrestling room at Durango High School, and wrestlers can register that night if they havenít already. Practices will continue every Tuesday and Thursday starting Feb. 5, with children born between 2005 and 2008 starting at 6:30 p.m. and those born between 1999 and 2004 at 7:30 p.m.

Cost is $45 for the first child and $35 for each additional child, and each family also is responsible for a $35 volunteer fee, which will be refunded after eight hours of volunteer time is accrued.

There also is a $7 weigh-in fee for each Saturday tournament. Tournaments will begin March 1 and last until April 13.

For more information, call Damian Marcum at 764-7877 or Jeanne Hicks at 749-0703.

DAYHA wants kids to Try Hockey for Free

The Durango Area Youth Hockey Association will host a Try Hockey for Free clinic for children between the ages of 4 and 9 at 11 a.m. Feb. 16 at Chapman Hill Ice Rink.

The clinic is part of USA Hockeyís sixth-annual Hockey Weekend Across America, and its purpose is to allow children to experience hockey for the first time in a fun, safe environment.

To register for any of 200-plus Try Hockey for Free opportunities, visit www.tryhockeyforfree.com or contact Leah Miller at mrsleahmiller@hotmail.com.

Demons need a coach for their tennis team

Tennis, anyone?

Durango High School still is accepting applications for the Demonsí vacant girls varsity head coaching position.

The Demonsí girls tennis team plays in the spring; its season will start Feb. 25.

For more information, call DHS athletic director Sheldon Keresey at 259-1630, extension 2304, or email him at skeresey@durango.k12.co.us.

Durango Herald