Moffat County Sports Briefs for Nov. 9, 2012: Craig BCA Pool League week 8 standings

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The Billiards Congress of America Pool League in Craig standings, updated through eight weeks of play. In each league, first place has been hotly contested for several weeks.

Team Poke-n-Hope has held onto the top spot in the Sunday league, but has not been able to open a comfortable lead by any stretch. As for Monday, team Git-r-Done has vaulted into the lead in week eight, but is ahead of No Ex-Cue-Ses by just two points.

Sunday League:

  1. Team 5 Poke-n-Hope 1292 points
  2. Team 1 Rehab is for Quitters 1275
  3. Team 4 Jean’s Angels 1248
  4. Team 3 Just Shooting the S--- 1178
  5. Team 2 Jarrod 1092
  6. Team 6 Steve 1003

Monday League:

  1. Team 4 Git-R-Done 1202
  2. Team 1 No Ex-Cue-Ses 1200
  3. Team 5 Steve 1167
  4. Team 2 Jolene 1080
  5. Team 3 Jarrod 1076

Games are played at Popular Bar on Sundays starting at 5 p.m. and Mondays beginning at 6 p.m. There will be no games played Nov. 25 or 26 for Thanksgiving.

For more information, contact Jolene Walls at 620-0056.

Youth Hockey teams get under way

The four youth hockey leagues in Craig have gotten under way.

The Squirts, Pee-Wees, Bantams and Midgets (youngest to oldest) have all either played their first games, or have the initial set this weekend.

The Midgets, or high school-age players, have their first regulation games of the season this weekend with two double-headers at the Moffat County Ice Rink Saturday and Sunday.

First they will play the team from Aspen at 11 a.m. Saturday, followed by a game vs. Arapahoe at 4:30 p.m. On Sunday, they play Arapahoe again at 7:30 a.m. and Regis at 1 p.m.

Registration open for Trailbusters 2013

Registration is now available for the 2013 Trailbusters skiing and snowboarding beginner courses.

Local youth ages 6 to 15 can sign up from now through Jan. 7 to learn how to ski or snowboard. Trailbusters will travel to Steamboat Springs for five Saturdays starting Jan. 19 (excluding Feb. 16).

Participants will need to provide their own equipment, whether it is bringing along skis or renting them.

The ski and snowboard lessons cost $250, with an additional $45 covering the five bus trips to Steamboat. A $31 lift ticket also will need to be purchased for each week.

For more information, call Pennie Bricker, of Craig Parks and Recreation, at 970-826-2029.

Water Aerobics courses available to walk-ins

Craig residents looking to get a different style of exercise are in luck.

Registration is open for water aerobics courses, which began Oct. 22 and run through Jan. 16.

Water Aerobics offer a good combination of exercise benefits, improving fitness and flexibility while also being easier on the joints than other forms of exercise.

Classes will be Mondays and Wednesdays from 7-8 p.m. at Moffat County High School. The fee to drop-in for a class is $4, or to sign up for the entire session costs $50.

For more information, call 826-2017.

Open gyms starting at the middle school Tuesday

Craig Middle School’s gym will be open to the public two nights a week beginning Nov. 13.

Anyone ages 15 and older is welcome to come from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays next week. The gym will be open for shooting around or playing pickup games.

No registration prior to the open gyms is required. There is a $2.50 fee to be collected at the door for each open gym, or a punch pass can be purchased.

The program will run from Nov. 13 through Feb. 14. Craig Parks and Recreation is still seeking gym supervisors for open gyms and Parks and Rec basketball.

To call about becoming a supervisor (ages 14 and up), call 826-2006. For more information about the open gyms, call 826-2004.

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