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Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 26, 2015: Shotgun league begins in January

The Polar Bear League will begin its winter shooting season at Craig Trap Club

The Polar Bear League at Craig Trap ClubCraig Trap Club aims to start its season of winter shooting with a meeting at 10 a.m. Jan. 10 at the club, located on Moffat County Road 64 off US Highway 40. aims to start its season of winter shooting with a meeting at 10 a.m. Jan. 10 at the club, located on Moffat County Road 64 off US Highway 40.

Craig Trap Club aims to start its season of winter shooting with a meeting at 10 a.m. Jan. 10 at the club, located on Moffat County Road 64 off US Highway 40.

The series is available to shotgun shooters and runs through March, with shooting events each week at 10 a.m. Sundays and 5:30 p.m. Thursdays.

Training is available for shooters, and all ages are welcome to participate in a family friendly atmosphere, though kids under 12 require parental supervision.

For more information on rates or the schedule, call 970-824-5351.

Hockey league to pick up again in January

Adult co-ed drop-in hockey games will be on hiatus through the holidays and will commence again Jan. 3.

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Games are available at 8:30 p.m. Thursdays and at 7:15 p.m. Sundays at the Moffat County Ice Arena at Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St.

Rates are $10 per game or $240 for the season, and all ability levels are welcome.

The arena schedule and rates for skating, hockey, curling and other activities are available at https://www.colorado.gov/moffatcountyhttps://www.colorado.gov/moffatcounty..

https://www.colorado.gov/moffatcounty.

For more information, call Wade Gerber at 970-629-2305.

Acknowledge worthy coaches with national award

Nominations are open for the 2016 Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach Award.

Each year, the program honors 50 youth and high school coaches who lead athletes to victory while also teaching life lessons through sports.

Nominations may come from a school or youth sports organization leader, fellow coach, parent, athlete, friend or family member. The award includes a $200 prize, a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to California in April to accept the honor at the National Youth Sports Awards, a certificate and recognition in PCA’s website, newsletters and media campaigns.

The program will accept nominations through Dec. 31.

For more information on criteria, rules and submissions, visit http://www.positivecoach.org/our-awards/double-goal-coach-awards/http://www.positivecoach.org/our-awards/double-goal-coach-awards/..

http://www.positivecoach.org/our-awards/double-goal-coach-awards/.

BCA Pool teams breaking for Christmas

Because of the holiday season, BCA Pool League will not have games this Sunday and Monday at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way.

Normal play will resume the first week of 2016.

BCA's 9-Ball league takes place at 5 p.m. Sundays, consisting of three-person teams with a total of 5 players allowed on teams. The 8-Ball games are at 6 p.m. Mondays, with five-person teams and a total of eight players allowed on teams.

Players must be 21 and over and can qualify for a Las Vegas trip during both nights.

Yearly fees are $20 to play in both leagues and in all other events. Nightly fees are $5 for 9-Ball and $6 for 8-Ball, plus the cost of coins.

For more information call Roy Butler at 970-824-9938 or visit craigbca.weebly.comcraigbca.weebly.com. Score updates are available at . Score updates are available at https://www.leaguesys.net/craig/default.aspxhttps://www.leaguesys.net/craig/default.aspx..

craigbca.weebly.com. Score updates are available at https://www.leaguesys.net/craig/default.aspx.

Basketball program offered to kindergarten through 2nd-graders

The Craig Parks & RecreationCraig Parks & Recreation Junior Youth Basketball program is open for registration for boys and girls in kindergarten, first-grade and second-grade. Junior Youth Basketball program is open for registration for boys and girls in kindergarten, first-grade and second-grade.

Craig Parks & Recreation Junior Youth Basketball program is open for registration for boys and girls in kindergarten, first-grade and second-grade.

The deadline to sign up is Jan. 6 for games that will run February through April, girls playing Mondays and Wednesdays and boys Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The cost is $40 per child.

For more information, visit Craig City Hall or call 970-826-2004.

Start Smart Athletics gives young children good foundation

Registration is open for Craig Parks & Recreation's Start Smart Athletics, aimed at ages 3 through 5. The early sports program teaches kids skills in games and develops confidence in their abilities with fundamentals like throwing, catching, kicking and dribbling.

The first installment of the six-week class takes place at 10 a.m. Jan. 6 at Boys & Girls Club of CraigBoys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. Highway 40., 1324 E. Highway 40.

Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. Highway 40.

The registration fee is $20.

For more information, visit Craig City Hall or call 970-826-2004.

Get moving with water aerobics

Craig Parks & Recreation will host a shallow water aerobics class starting Jan. 5 at the Moffat County High SchoolMoffat County High School pool, 900 Finley Lane. pool, 900 Finley Lane.

Moffat County High School pool, 900 Finley Lane.

Sessions will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through March 24.

The drop-in fee is $4 per class or $60 for the entire season.

For more information, call 970-826-2017.

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