Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 9, 2013: Moffat County soccer loses at Roarking Fork

The MCHS boys soccer team visited Roaring Fork in Carbondale Thursday and lost to the Rams, 3-0. The Bulldogs fell to 0-2 this season.

After giving up the first goal of the game the Bulldogs earned a penalty kick and had a chance to tie. Nestor Arrellano scored on the rebound after his penalty shot was saved, but that goal was disallowed by the referee due to a new rule this season.

Head coach Rusty Cox said after that Moffat County’s play dipped. Roaring Fork would later score on a penalty kick of its own and another goal.

The boys soccer team plays next at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Rifle.

Parks and Rec seeking football, basketball officials

The Craig Parks and Recreation youth football season is approaching quickly, and the league is looking for officials.

The youth basketball leagues for third through sixth graders are also coming up, and Parks and Rec is seeking officials for that as well. For basketball, prospective officials must inquire about the 2013 season by Oct. 16.

Officials must be at least 14. For more information about football, contact Craig Parks and Rec at 970-826-2006. For basketball, call 970-826-2004.

Pool league in Craig begins Sept. 15.

The Craig Billiards Congress of America pool 8-ball league begins Sept. 15. League events take place at Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way.

For more information on the season, call 970-629-0436 or e-mail the league at craig.bca@live.com.

Parks and Rec basketball signups open

The youth basketball leagues through Craig Parks and Recreation are open for registration.

The leagues for third and fourth grader boys and girls, and fifth and sixth grade boys and girls, will begin with a mandatory skills days Sept. 23 through 26 at Sunset Elementary School. The skills days and league seasons will focus on teaching children the basics of the game and help develop an understanding of the rules of basketball.

Dribbling, shooting, passing, rebounding and offensive and defensive principles will all be covered.

Games will begin in October. Registration closes Sept. 18.

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