Sports briefs: Junior golf tournament is Tuesday in Craig

The Yampa River Junior Golf Classic will tee off at 8 a.m. today, as more than 50 golfers ages 6 to 17 will hit the greens at Yampa Valley Golf Course.

The first tee time will be at 8 a.m. for 13- to 17-year-old golfers.

The 13- to 17-year-olds will compete in 18 holes of golf.

The next tee time will be at 8:45 a.m. for the 10- to 12-year-olds, who will golf nine holes.

At 10 a.m., the 7- to 9-year-olds will tee off and play four holes.

After the 7- to 9-year-olds are finished, the golfers age 6 and younger will tee off and play three holes.

Pro shop employee Amber Nicholson, herself a veteran of the Junior Classic, said the tournament has one goal.

“We want kids just to get out and get more exposure to the game,” she said.

For more information, call the golf course at 824-3673.

Hayden Speedway results from Saturday

Hayden Speedway resumed racing July 24 with a street stock race.

In the first heat, Andrew George was first, Danny Stahl was second and Rhonda Wise-

cup was third.

In the main event, George was first while Stahl was second.

The next race is scheduled for Aug. 7.

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