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Post Independent Photo/Kara K. PearsonSabrina Whitehouse bikes across the bridge near Two Rivers Park Wednesday in Glenwood. Whitehouse took up cycling this summer and said she's "getting into it."

The Colorado Volleyball Officials Association seeks new or existing volleyball officials for the fall junior high and high school seasons. The region extends from Parachute to Aspen to Vail, runs from September to mid-November and offers excellent pay.

The first clinic for new officials is Aug. 2.

Information: Christy, 618-8662; Sara, 404-0089.

The Cortez A team dealt the three Rivers All-Stars a 12-5 defeat Wednesday at the 11-year-old district baseball tournament in Cortez.

The loss was the second of the tournament for Three Rivers, eliminating the squad. Three Rivers lost 7-1 to Grand Mesa A in the opener on Monday.

Today’s Glenwood Springs Defiance Rugby game against Steamboat Springs has been moved to the Defiance home field at Glenwood Park and bumped up to 11 a.m.

The public is welcome, and admission is free.

Registration is open for the Rick Upchurch Rare Breed football camp. The camp, which will have seven former NFL players coaching, is open to players entering third-eighth grades in the fall. It is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 4-6 at Glenwood Springs High School. Lunch is provided.

The fee is $75 per player and scholarships are available.

Information and registration: Scott Zerfoss, 945-0318.

The New Castle Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its 4-to 9-year-old youth soccer program. Registration forms are available at New Castle Town Hall and the town’s community center. Parents can also register online at

Deadline is Aug. 5.

Information: 984-3352.

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