Craig sports briefs for Sept. 13: Final tournament for MCHS golf is Friday

— The Moffat County High School boys golf team attends its final tournament of the year Friday when it heads to Cedar Ridges Golf Course in Rangely.

The Bulldogs will bring the entire varsity and JV teams to Cedar Ridges and play the nine-hole course twice. It is less of a competitive tournament than many of the others Moffat County has played in this season and more of an opportunity to enjoy another round of golf after the hard work put in this season, coach Casey Kilpatrick said.

It will be the last round of the season for JV golfers. Afterward, Kilpatrick will select the team’s top four to play at the regional tournament at Gypsum Creek Golf Course in Gypsum.

Regionals begin Tuesday.

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 also are 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, call Craig Parks and Rec at 970-826-2006. For basketball, call 970-826-2004.

Pool league in Craig begins this weekend

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

The league plays at 5 p.m. Sundays and at 6 p.m. Mondays.

For more information on the season, call 970-629-0436 or email 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-grade 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 all will be covered.

Games will begin in October. Registration closes Wednesday.

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