Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 21, 2013: Parks and Rec seeking basketball officials

The Craig Parks and Recreation youth basketball leagues for third- through sixth-graders are coming up soon, and Parks and Rec is seeking officials and gym supervisors for the games.

The season begins soon, so prospective officials must inquire about the 2013 season as soon as possible.

Officials and gym supervisors must be at least 14. For more information, call Craig Parks and Recreation at 970-826-2004.

Open gym basketball at Craig Middle School coming up

Craig Parks and Recreation hosts open gym basketball during the winter at Craig Middle School.

Pick-up games and shoot-arounds are from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Nov. 12 through Feb. 13. Anyone 15 years and older is welcome to attend. Those interested can purchase a punch pass or can pay a gym fee to supervisors each night they attend.

For more information, call Parks and Rec at 970-826-2004.

MCHS hosting winter sports parents night

There will be an informational meeting for parents of athletes participating in winter sports at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Moffat County High School commons.

The meeting will afford parents the opportunity to meet coaches of the winter sports (wrestling, boys and girls basketball, girls swimming and hockey) and speak with Co-Curricular Athletic Director Rick Schmitz.

Winter water aerobics beginning soon

Registration for water aerobics during the winter now is open through Craig Parks and Recreation.

Water aerobics offer a low-resistance method of exercise and can improve fitness and flexibility. The classes, held at Moffat County High School will be Mondays and Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. beginning Oct. 28.

Classes run through Jan. 15 and will not occur the week of Thanksgiving or winter break. Sign up for the session costs $45. Those interested also can attend individual classes for $4. For more information, call Craig Parks and Recreation at 970-826-2017.

Snake River secures playoff spot

The Little Snake River Valley School six-man football team has continued its revival through the second half of the football season and earned a playoff spot.

The Rattlers now are 3-2 on the season and 3-1 in their conference after an 0-2 start overall. Beating Wyoming Indian School, 46-12, on Oct. 11 pushed the Rattlers to a winning record for the first time this season and also guaranteed them at least a three seed in the six-man West conference.

After a 52-7 loss to defending state champions Dubois Saturday, the Rattlers are guaranteed the three seed in the West. Meeteetse, which beat Snake River, 57-8, in the second game of the season, has been a surprise group to go undefeated so far and has locked up the No. 1 seed in the West.

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