Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 30, 2013: Moffat County volleyball season ends at districts

— The Moffat County volleyball team played its final games of the 2013 season last weekend, losing three times at the Class 3A Western Slope League districts.

The Bulldogs, after winning just two conference games during the season, were matched up with two strong opponents in pool play at the district. Playing at Grand Junction Central High School, they lost in the first match Friday to Coal Ridge in three sets, 10-25, 22-25, 15-25.

In the team’s second match Friday against Roaring Fork, the Bulldogs fared little better, falling once again in three sets, 20-25, 15-25, 20-25.

Those two losses took Moffat County out of the question for a district title and set it up with a Saturday match against Rifle.

The Bulldogs hosted Rifle in the final game of the regular season and lost in five sets after leading 2-1, but this time, the Bears were the better team throughout. Moffat County lost, 16-25, 16-25, 17-25.

Open gym basketball at CMS coming up

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

Pickup games and shoot-arounds are from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Nov. 12 through Feb. 13. Anyone 15 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, contact 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. Tuesday 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 underway

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, are from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and began this week.

Classes run through Jan. 15 and will not occur the week of Thanksgiving or winter break. The session costs $45, or those interested can attend individual classes for $4. For more information, contact Parks and Rec at 970-826-2017.

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