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Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 13, 2015: Shoot hoops at open gym

Craig Parks & RecreationCraig Parks & Recreation is hosting open gym basketball and pickup games for ages 15 and older Tuesdays and Thursdays at is hosting open gym basketball and pickup games for ages 15 and older Tuesdays and Thursdays at Craig Middle SchoolCraig Middle School. 915 Yampa Ave, running through February.. 915 Yampa Ave, running through February.

Craig Parks & Recreation is hosting open gym basketball and pickup games for ages 15 and older Tuesdays and Thursdays at Craig Middle School. 915 Yampa Ave, running through February.

The cost is $2.50 per person at the door, with punch cards available.

For more information, call 970-826-2004.

Hockey league seeks players

Adult co-ed drop-in 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.

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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.

Parks & Rec training lifeguards in December

Craig Parks & Recreation will offer Red Cross lifeguard training for ages 15 and older during Winter Break.

The cost is $125, and participants must pass a pre-course swim test held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Moffat County High SchoolMoffat County High School pool, 900 Finley Lane, on Dec. 8, which is also the registration deadline. pool, 900 Finley Lane, on Dec. 8, which is also the registration deadline.

Moffat County High School pool, 900 Finley Lane, on Dec. 8, which is also the registration deadline.

Class size is limited, and early registration is encouraged.

For more information, call 970-826-2017.

Parks & Rec aiming to start dodgeball games

Craig Parks & Recreation is organizing a co-ed dodgeball league. Team requirements are ages 15 and older, groups of six to 10 with at least two female players.

The cost is $20 per person, and games will take place Wednesday nights at Craig Middle School starting in January.

The deadline is Dec. 16.

For more information, call 970-826-2004.

Concealed carry certification class available

As part of Colorado Northwestern Community College'sColorado Northwestern Community College’s community education courses, a concealed carry NRA basic pistol certification course will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at community education courses, a concealed carry NRA basic pistol certification course will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Bears Ears Sportsman ClubBears Ears Sportsman Club, north of Craig on Moffat County Road 7., north of Craig on Moffat County Road 7.

Colorado Northwestern Community College's community education courses, a concealed carry NRA basic pistol certification course will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Bears Ears Sportsman Club, north of Craig on Moffat County Road 7.

The $65 class includes about six hours of instruction and one to two hours of shooting.

Students need their firearm, 50 rounds of ammunition, eye protection, earplugs, lunch and water.

To register, call Mary Morris at 970-824-1135. For more information, call 970-326-7580.

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, 2015.

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/.

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