Sports Briefs for Oct. 30, 2012: Bowling in full swing at Thunder Rolls

Now several weeks into the bowling league seasons at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, the standings are starting to take shape.

As of Oct. 29 in the Tuesday night Ladies Nite Out league, the team from Thunder Rolls is in first place with 27 points won against five lost. The advantage is a narrow one, however, over second-place Mr. B’s (25-7) and third-place Grants (23-9).

The Northwest Men’s League, which bowls Wednesday nights, is being hotly contested. Country Living Realty, Thunder Rolls and Tri-State Equipment are in a three-way tie atop the standings at 21-11 apiece.

Meanwhile, Craig Physical Therapy, Woody’s Outlaws, Napa Auto Parts, Bowling for Beer, Mathers Bar and Paulson Trucking are all sporting a season score of 18-14 or better.

On Thursday nights, team Misfits holds a dominant first place position in Premier Mixed Doubles. They have gone 24-8 in points so far, and have a team average of 70 pins above the next-best team.

Melodie’s Gold (17-15), Spoilers (16-16), Has Been Gonna B (16-16) and Pin Heads (16-16) are locked in a tight battle for second place.

The Friday Night Mixed Nuts league features another stacked top-half. Pick up Sticks has sole possession of the lead at 22-10, but Sandbaggers, Just 2 Quicks, RM Elect/Dry Creek and Vipers are all within two-and-a-half points.

Trevor Goodwin posted the high scratch series score across the leagues from last week, with 711.

Open gyms coming to CMS in November

Craig Middle School’s gym will be open to the public two nights a week starting in November.

Anyone ages 15 and up is welcome to come from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Nov. 13. 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 (open to those ages 14 and older), call 826-2006. For more information about the open gyms, call 826-2004.

Winter lifeguard training courses coming up

Registration for a lifeguard training course during the winter break is open.

Craig Parks and Recreation has aquatic programs year-round, and is in need of lifeguards even during the winter and spring. The class is for teenagers and adults older than age 15.

Participants must pass a swim test before being allowed to take the lifeguard course, which will take place over the school’s winter break.

The swim test will be from 7-8 p.m. Dec. 12, which also doubles as the last day to sign up for lifeguard training.

There is a registration fee of $125. All those interested must call Parks and Rec at 826-2017 to register.

Craig BCA Pool League week 6 standings

The Billiards Congress of America Pool League in Craig standings, updated through six weeks of play.

Sunday League:

  1. Team 5 Poke-n-Hope, 970 points
  2. Team 1 Rehab is for Quitters, 957
  3. Team 4 Kenny, 936
  4. Team 3 Just Shooting the S---, 860
  5. Team 2 Jarrod, 795
  6. Team 6 Steve, 730

Monday League:

  1. Team 5 Steve, 926
  2. Team 1 No Ex-Cue-Ses, 879
  3. Team 4 Git-R-Done, 878
  4. Team 3 Jarrod, 826
  5. Team 2 Jolene, 782

Games are played at Popular Bar on Sundays starting at 5 p.m. and Mondays beginning at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Jolene Walls at 620-0056.

Game time announced for Hayden's playoff game

The Hayden High School football team will play its opening round game of the Colorado 8-man football playoffs at 1 p.m. Saturday in Akron.

The 14th-seeded Tigers are familiar with the No. 3 Rams. The two teams played in the 2007 Class 1A semifinals, a game won 55-6 by Akron.

The teams share two common opponents this season. Both teams lost to No. 1 seed Dayspring Christian, and each crushed Belleview Christian.

Hayden’s league brethren, West Grand, plays at Dove Creek on Saturday.

(Information provided by Luke Graham, Steamboat Today.)

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