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Area sports briefs

The second annual Stuart Rippy Golf Classic is Friday at the Lakota Canyon Golf Club in New Castle. Tournament play, featuring individuals and four-person teams, tees off at 2 p.m., followed by an awards/buffet dinner at 6 p.m.

Fees are $95 per individual and $380 for a team.

The event raises funds for scholar-soccer athletes at Colorado Mountain College, Roaring Fork Campus.

Information and registration: 947-8253.

Lynn Carlisle, who recently moved to Carbondale from Fort Collins scored a hole-in-one at Hole No. 3, a 153-yard, par 3 at River Valley Ranch Golf Club in Carbondale recently.

Witnesses included Carlise’s brother, Dick, and two playing partners from Aspen.

Fall sports will be kicking off at Glenwood Springs Middle School starting Aug. 21. Seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball will begin on Aug. 21 at 3:15 p.m. Eighth-grade football players will receive equipment at 3 p.m. on Aug. 21, while the seventh-graders will get theirs on Aug. 22 at 3 p.m.

Sixth- through eighth-grade cross country will start Aug. 22 at 4 p.m.

Information: Brad Ray, 384-5500

New Castle Recreation is taking registration for fall soccer. Girls are needed to fill the U10 girl’s team. Registration forms are available at New Castle Community Center.

The Third Annual Lead King Loop 25K and Inaugural Quarry Trail Climb 12.5K will be held Sept. 17. The 25K will start at 8 a.m. and the 12.5K will take place at 9:30 a.m.

The races are a benefit for the Marble Charter School. All runners receive a T-shirt, breakfast and lunch, commemorative pint glass, goody bag and a chance at raffle prizes. Both races are scenic, run on dirt roads and challenging. Participants may also hike. For registration and information visit and; Craig Macek, 704-1275 or

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