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Area sports briefs

The Devereux Polo Cup will be held in New Castle on Sunday. Play begins at 11 a.m. at 2000 Baldy Creek Road, home of the Roaring Fork Polo Club. The consolation match, final Consolations, and finals will be played. Trophy presentation will follow at the Club to the winners of the tournament, who will also have their names inscribed on the Devereux Cup. The Cup will be on display at the Hotel Colorado and is named after Walter Devereux, the founder of Hotel Colorado and the main reason polo found its way to the Grand Valley in the 1900’s.There will also be a meet the players event with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages, as well as live music at Hotel Colorado Friday night starting at 6:30 p.m. All events are free and open to the public.Information: 970-566-0808.

Local high school volleyball officials are needed. For more information, contact Calvin at 947-9886.

New Castle Recreation is looking for soccer referees for U10 through U14 soccer and will be hosting a Grade 8 soccer referee clinic Aug. 16-18 at the New Castle Town Hall. Clinic times will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. Information: Lynsey, 984-3352.

Due to a copy editing error, the Post Independent mistakenly printed an old story about Oakland Raiders head coach Lane Kiffin being hired in Wednesday’s edition. We apologize for this error.

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