Sports Briefs

Hunters Education course

A Colorado Hunters Education course will take place this weekend at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. It's $10 for people 10-Older and there is no preregistration. Anyone wanting to hunt or trap in Colorado born on or after Jan. 1, 1949 must complete this course. For more information, please call instructor Steve Nowlin at 882-7627.

Southwest Softball, T-ball registrations

Southwest Softball is now accepting registrations for upcoming summer T-ball and softball leagues. T-ball for girls, ages 4-6; and, softball, for girls ages 7-16. Registration fees are $25 and $50, respectively, as long as they are received prior to the early registration date of Thursday, March 7. After that, a $10 late registration fee is added. Registration forms are available at the Cortez Recreation Center, Lonnie's Glass and Tullis Chiropractic. For further questions, please contact Scott Tullis at 570-5270.

Cortez little league baseball registration

Registration is now open for little league baseball in southwest Colorado. Super Saturday registration will take place at Hibbett Sports on Saturday, March 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Baseball is open for children ages 4-15, as of April 30. Cost varies according to age from $55-$105. Registration closes March 9. Registration forms can be downloaded online at eteamz.com/cortezbaseball or picked up at the Super Saturday events. Contact the little league office at the above website, or call 560-3029 or email baseball5to16@yahoo.com for more information.

PRCA championship rodeo camp

In conjunction with the Four States Ag Expo, the PRCA championship rodeo camp returns to Cortez on Sunday, March 17. It will be at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The camp is for ages 8-Older and all abilities are welcome. Students must pre-register to participate and there are limited spots available for each camp. Free one-day rodeo day camps offer instruction in bareback, saddle bronc and bull riding. Participants will learn about safety techniques, learn the correct spurring moves, have riding equipment checked/fixed, learn chute procedures, handling livestock, working with pickup men and an overall review of the rodeo business. No live buckouts. Register online at: http://www.prorodeo.com/youthrodeo.aspx.

Horseshoe league meeting

Anyone interested in pitching horseshoes in a league is invited to attend an information meeting. The meeting will be held on Monday, March 28, at 7 p.m. at the American Legion, located at 320 N. Harrison St. in Cortez. The league starts in late May and ends in mid to late August on Thursday nights at the American Legion. If you have any questions, please contact Justina Whited at 565-1001.

Tri-City Soccer registrations

Tri-City Soccer is currently accepting registrations for spring soccer. Spring soccer will run from April 8, through May 4, for most teams. There will be teams for children 3 through 13 (based on their age as of July 31, 2012). Placement is based on first come, first served space availability. If a child played soccer in the fall of 2012, then parents do not need to re-register their child. Registrations can be picked up at the Cortez Recreation Center. Parents can also register online at tricitysoccer.com. Call 749-5475 or email tcsa@tricitysoccer.com with questions.