Craig Sports Briefs for July 18, 2015: Volleyball camps offered for Moffat County, Craig athletes
July 17, 2015
The Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School volleyball programs will host camps for players July 29 to 31. Current and incoming high school players will attend MCHS, 900 Finley Lane, and CMS will be in the gym of Sandrock Elementary School, 201 E. Ninth St.
Overseeing the program will be Chris Wells, head coach for the Chadron State College volleyball team. Girls from outside Moffat County are also invited to attend.
The cost to register is $105. Registration forms are available at the front desk of the Craig Daily Press, 466 Yampa Ave. Registration needs to be submitted by July 25.
Starla Jensen, MCHS Volleyball
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Denver Broncos football camp coming to Craig
As part of the second annual Victory Motors Drive for Cancer, the Craig auto dealer will feature a football camp from Tuesday to Thursday for young athletes complete with former Denver Broncos players.
Open to competitors who will be in sixth- through 12th-grades this fall, the camp will feature confirmed pro players like Rick Upchurch, Ron Egloff, Le-Lo Lang, Dave Studdard, Tom Nalen and more.
The cost is $20 per player, and proceeds will go both to Moffat County Cancer Society and the Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School football programs.
People can register in advance at Victory Motors, 2705 W. First St., or beginning at 6 p.m. July 20 at MCHS. Registration for out-of-town players will take place at 5 p.m. July 21 at MCHS.
The camp will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. each night at the MCHS facilities.
For more information, call 970-824-4422.
Registration still open for 'over-the-line' tourney
As part of Moffat County Balloon Festival, Craig residents will be hosting a tournament of the game "over-the-line" Aug. 1 and 2 at Loudy-Simpson Park.
Originally created by Old Mission Beach Athletic Club, over-the-line is a variation of bat and ball games like baseball and softball that involves three-person teams.
Hitters do not run any bases, and the field consists of a triangle in place of home plate and a rectangle for fielders.
For a full explanation of the setup and rules, visit http://www.ombac.org/over-the-line/otl-rules-of-the-game.
Local organizers are seeking as many teams as possible for three divisions: co-ed, women and youth ages 12 to 15. Teams consist of a captain, two players and an optional substitute. Demonstrations will be available at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Loudy-Simpson soccer fields for those unfamiliar with the game.
Early entry has passed, but late entry will be available until July 28 for $75, with t-shirts available while supplies last. Proceeds will benefit Craig Youth Baseball.
For more information on how to register, call Derek Cleverly at 970-629-8499.
Parks & Recreation providing volleyball camp for middle school players
Craig Parks & Recreation will host a volleyball camp for sixth- through eighth- graders Aug. 10 to 13 at Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave. Becky Howlett will instruct players in beginning and intermediate skills.
Registration is $30 and includes a t-shirt. Participants must bring athletic shoes, knee pads, a water bottle and a tennis ball.
The deadline to sign up is July 29.
For more information, call 970-826-2004.
Billiards league getting organized for fall
BCA Pool League will begin its sixth season in September at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way, and teams are already forming and seeking players.
The 9-Ball league takes place at 5 p.m. Sundays starting Sept. 13, consisting of three-person teams with a total of 5 players allowed on teams. The 8-Ball games are at 6 p.m. Mondays, beginning Sept. 14, with five-person teams and a total of eight players allowed on teams.
Players can qualify for a Las Vegas trip during both nights. The city champions from the past season will be competing at the nationals later this month.
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 970-620-0056 or visit craigbca.weebly.com.