Sports Briefs

Ute Mtn. Rec. high school basketball tourney

The Ute Mountain Recreation Center in Towaoc is hosting its high school boys and girls basketball tournament this weekend. It's double-elimination with awards for first through third-place. Entry fee is $125. It's 12 teams in each division. This tourney fills up fast and teams must have a coach on the bench at all times. For more information, please call 564-5360, or call or text Jonathan at 560-4181.

Southwest Softball coaches meeting

Southwest Softball will have its coaches meeting on Wednesday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the Calvin Denton room. Rosters and the draft will be discussed. If interested in coaching, please plan to attend. For further questions, please contact Scott Tullis at 570-5270.

Pueblo to Pueblo Run

The annual Pueblo to Pueblo, 10K, 11-mile and 2-mile fun run/walk event will be held Saturday, April 27. People can register by going to or stopping by the Cortez Cultural Center at 25 N. Market St., Wednesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., or by calling the center at 565-1151 for more information.

Cortez Rec. men's and women's softball

The City of Cortez Parks and Recreation department is now registering for its men's and women's softball league. It's eight league games plus a double-elimination tournament. The season begins Monday, May 13. It's $300 per team. Contact Joye McHenry at 564-4080 or email with any questions.

Golf with Grace tourney

The third annual Golf with Grace golf tournament will be held north of Durango at The Glacier Club on Friday, May 24. This golf tournament is in support of Grace Preparatory Academy in Durango with all proceeds going to the scholarship fund, along with the operating needs for Grace Prep. Contests include closest to the hole, longest drive and hole-in-one. For further information and to sign up, visit or contact Bob Marcus at 382-0222 or Larry Corman at 749-8438. Email inquiries can be sent to Space is limited, so be sure to sign up quickly.

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

Call 749-5475 or email with questions.

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