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The Colorado Springs Sports Corp. will host its first-ever basketball tip-off luncheon October 11 at the Wyndham Hotel. Denver Nuggets basketball president and head coach Dan Issel and United States Air Force Academy men’s basketball head coach Joe Scott will be featured with previews of the upcoming 2001-02 NBA and college basketball season. Registration begins… Continue Reading CO Springs Sports Corp. hosts first-ever basketball tip-off luncheon

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CO Springs hosts two benefit golf tournaments

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The Pikes Peak Center on Deafness, a 501 (C) 3 organization in the Springs’ area since 1979, will hold its third annual golf tournament September 24 at Woodmoor Pines Country Club. The shotgun scramble begins at 9 a.m. with an awards luncheon to be held at 1 p.m. Money raised from hole sponsorship has not… Continue Reading CO Springs hosts two benefit golf tournaments

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Local officials are joining forces in an effort to present a cohesive redistricting plan to the state’s redistricting commission later this month. Last week, the El Paso County Commissioners were the latest group to unanimously endorse a resolution that would keep El Paso County as one voting district. As regulated by law, the U.S. Census… Continue Reading Colorado Springs officials work to protect city in state’s redistricting plan

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Athletes and employers now have a Web site where they can hook up with each other. Tagged “Athleticlink.com,” it encompasses six service areas: employers, job seekers, camps, open competition dates, consultants and speakers, and clinics and seminars. An extension of Beyond Boundaries Inc. — a Colorado Springs-based interactive information service — the Web site was… Continue Reading Athletes and employers link up on Colorado Springs-based interactive service

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Many professional athletes of yesteryear had a difficult time securing employment after retiring from their sport. Not only that, but retirement came at an early age – usually when athletes were in their early to mid-20s. While some planned ahead financially, others were forced out of their field earlier than expected by injuries. Most didn’t… Continue Reading Briefs: New program assists retiring athletes+

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Many armchair athletes are beginning to stretch their winter-weary bones as they prepare for summer and all the sporting activities that accompany it. But the United States Air Force Academy’s cycling team didn’t stop working out during the cold months and will showcase their efforts in a national championship set to take place in Colorado… Continue Reading Briefs: Air Force Academy to host cycling event+

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Local univ. to offer golf course mgmt. degree

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The golf craze that hit American links in the late 1980s and early ’90s is continuing to gain momentum – not just under the sun or at the cash register, but also in the classroom. CU-The Springs has been putting together a golf-course management undergraduate degree program, to be sanctioned by the Professional Golf Association.… Continue Reading Local univ. to offer golf course mgmt. degree

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The golf craze that hit American links in the late 1980s and early ’90s is continuing to gain momentum – not just under the sun or at the cash register, but also in the classroom. CU-The Springs has been putting together a golf-course management undergraduate degree program, to be sanctioned by the Professional Golf Association.… Continue Reading Local univ. to offer golf course mgmt. degree (4794)

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A number of athletes are now preparing for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, including some boxing hopefuls. Before they make it to the home of the first-ever Olympics, they must prove their mettle in a ring closer to home — at the 2001 Everlast U.S. Boxing Championships to be held in Colorado Springs this… Continue Reading Briefs: Boxing national championship scheduled+

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Virtual reality used to be a concept that kids and teenagers experienced through goggles or futuristic helmets. Now, that perception has changed with the introduction of a local full-swing virtual reality golf simulator. Pappy’s Golf Club, located in the Millennium Health and Fitness club at 4390 Arrows West Drive, caters to golfers over the age… Continue Reading Colorado Springs’ virtual golf course plays like indoor country club

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