Sports briefs: Feb. 20
February 20, 2019
Park City Professional Ski Patroller's Association, in conjunction with Wasatch Backcountry Rescue, will be promoting avalanche rescue, showcasing the organizations and introducing their rescue dogs at a skijoring competition at Soldier Hollow Nordic Center on Friday and Saturday. Three teams of patrollers will compete in the event, and the group will perform a rescue dog demonstration and staff a booth at the event. Tickets and schedule information available at skijoringutah.com.
Three Park City speed skaters – Casey Dawson, Lindsey Woodbury and Will Valentine – competed in the International Skating Union's speed skating World Junior Championships in Baselga di Pinè, Italy, on Feb. 15, 16 and 17.
Casey Dawson finished 13th in the men's 1,500 meter race on Friday, Feb. 15. Dawson also finished 14th in the 5,000 meter race on Saturday, Feb. 16, and placed 16th in the mass start on Sunday, Feb. 17.
Lindsey Woodbury's highest finish was 32nd in 3,000-meter race on Saturday. It was her and Dawson's second time at junior worlds.
Valentine and Dawson both competed in the team events, alongside Jonathan Tobon of Milwaukee and Austin Kleba of Campton Hills, Illinois. The U.S. took ninth of 11 teams in the team sprint event, and ninth of nine in the team pursuit race, both on Sunday.
The U.S. girls' teams, including Woodbury, took ninth in the team sprint out of nine teams. The team did not finish in the team pursuit.
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Basketball league champs
South Summit Aquatic and Fitness's adult basketball league concluded on Thursday, Feb. 14, with team TGIT taking the championship game.
The team's opponent, Ball 4 Me, went undefeated in league play, but lost in the championship game 95 to 65.
Brett Sorensen of Ball 4 Me was named the player of the league, while MVP of the tournament went to Parker Anderson of TGIT who averaged 25 points a game.
Winter II Youth Tennis
Registration for Winter II Youth Tennis Programs at the PC MARC is now open. The programs begin Feb. 25 and are open to kids ages 5 through 18. All levels are welcome. For information on days, times, and prices, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5429.
The PC MARC is hosting a four-week Superhero Training Academy for children aged 3 through 5 every Friday from 9-9:45 a.m. beginning March 1. "Superheroes" will learn to hop, skip, run, jump and throw. For more information, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Warriors start season
The Utah Warriors Major League Rugby team's next home game is on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Zions Bank Stadium near Bluffdale. The team draws players from Park City's rugby club, Haggis. For more information go to warriorsrugby.com.
Foundations Training Brief
The PC MARC is hosting a four-week foundations training workshop that begins Feb. 25 and is held on Mondays from 9-10 a.m. The workshop will teach exercises that will restore natural movement to the body by increasing awareness of improper movements, and halting many of the degenerative processes that cause chronic pain. For more information or to sign up, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Pre- and Postpartum Yoga
The PC MARC offers a pre- and postpartum yoga workshop designed for new and expecting moms. Classes run every Tuesday, 6-7 p.m., through March 19. Full session registration or drop-ins available. Visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400 for more information.
Lacrosse registration open
Park City Youth Lacrosse has opened registration for the 2019 spring season. To get information about the upcoming season and to register, go to parkcitylacrosse.org and click on "Youth Registration." The deadline to register is March 11.
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