Craig Sports Briefs for June 14, 2014: TMH Tournament registrations due Saturday

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The Memorial Hospital Foundation’s 14th annual golf tournament will be at Yampa Valley Golf Course next weekend and the final day for registration is Saturday.

The tournament is a 4-person team scramble format that benefits the Hospital Foundation. Teams may buy mulligans, and the mulligan tickets will be used in a drawing for prizes.

The price of the tournament is $60 per person or $240 per team, which includes appetizers and a shot at prizes in addition to the golf.

Registration forms are available at the Yampa Valley Golf Course and The Memorial Hospital. Submit registration forms with your payment to The Memorial Hospital Foundation. For information, contact Eva Peroulis with The Memorial Hospital Foundation at 970-826-2424 or eva.peroulis@tmhcraig.org.

Women-only Cast Blast and Twang coming from CPW

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will host a Cast Blast and Twang to teach fishing and shooting protocol on June 28 in Granby.

CPW hosts similar events across the state each year, but the upcoming one in Granby is for women only “to keep up with the growing number of women wishing to hunt and fish,” according to a news release.

It will offer lessons on the basics of fly-fishing, archery and safe use of shotguns. No experience or equipment in hunting or fishing is required, but a fishing license is needed.

For more information, contact the CPW office in Hot Sulphur Springs at 970-725-6200.

Free summer soccer camp at Sawer Soccer Park

Bill Sawer will host a free youth summer soccer camp and league at his fields throughout the summer.

The camp has weekly practices for beginners and more advanced players, along with a refereed game each Wednesday. Sawer said he designed the schedule so players could participate in Parks and Recreation games on the other days of the week and still take part in the weekly games at his park.

Practices for beginners ages 10 and younger are from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Sawer Soccer Park on West First Street. The advanced practice for players as old as age 14 are at the same time Thursdays. Players can show up whenever they want.

Players are encouraged to bring shinguards but no soccer cleats. Sawer has extra equipment available to use for those without shinguards.

Parks and Rec Football getting started

The Craig Parks and Recreation youth tackle football season is around the corner.

The leagues for third- through sixth-graders have weekly games and practices at Woodbury Sports Complex beginning in August. Registration is open now at the Parks and Recreation office, 300 W. Fourth St. or on the Parks and Rec website.

For more information about the league or to become a coach or official, call Dave Pike at 970-826-2006.

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