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Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 24, 2015: Craig Parks, Rec youth basketball in motion

Practices are already underway and games will begin in November for Craig Parks and Recreation'sCraig Parks and Recreation’s youth basketball program. youth basketball program.

Craig Parks and Recreation's youth basketball program.

Fifth- and sixth-grade teams have sessions at Sandrock Elementary SchoolSandrock Elementary School, while third- and fourth-graders split between the gyms of , while third- and fourth-graders split between the gyms of SunsetSunset and and Ridgeview ElementaryRidgeview Elementary..

Sandrock Elementary School, while third- and fourth-graders split between the gyms of Sunset and Ridgeview Elementary.

Girls have sessions Monday and Wednesday nights and boys Tuesdays and Thursdays, with the season ending shortly before Christmas Break.

A season for kids in ages kindergarten through second-grade will follow after the New Year.

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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. Nov. 14 at community education courses, a concealed carry NRA basic pistol certification course will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 14 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. Nov. 14 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.

Craig Youth Hockey begins signups

Craig Youth Hockey AssociationCraig Youth Hockey Association is looking to fill its rosters for upcoming seasons with new and returning talent. CYHA is offering discounts to families signing players up for the first time. The registration fee for any of the teams — Squirts, Peewees, Bantams and Midgets — will be 50 percent off for new players. is looking to fill its rosters for upcoming seasons with new and returning talent. CYHA is offering discounts to families signing players up for the first time. The registration fee for any of the teams — Squirts, Peewees, Bantams and Midgets — will be 50 percent off for new players.

Craig Youth Hockey Association is looking to fill its rosters for upcoming seasons with new and returning talent. CYHA is offering discounts to families signing players up for the first time. The registration fee for any of the teams — Squirts, Peewees, Bantams and Midgets — will be 50 percent off for new players.

Additionally, families already involved in the organization who refer new athletes will get their own discount of $100 off for bringing a new member to the Midget team, $75 for Bantams, $60 for Peewees and $50 for Squirts.

Age is determined by birth year: 10U Squirts were born in 2005 and 2006, 12U Peewees 2003 and 2004, 14U Bantams 2001 and 2002 and 18U Midgets 1997 to 2000.

Registration will continue through Dec. 1.

The early program Mites — born 2007 to 2009 — also offers two five-week sessions from Nov. 9 to Dec. 17 and from Jan. 4 to Feb. 4. New players get 10 percent off registration.

Players hoping to gain proficiency can also participate in the $40 course, Intro to Hockey Oct. 26, 27 and 29. All classes held at 4:45 p.m. at the arena. Equipment will be provided.

Additionally, adult coed drop-in games will start Thursday and Sunday nights in November. Rates are seasonal or per game.

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 on CYHA, call Charity Neal at 970-756-2826. For more information on classes, call Matt Sis at 970-629-5168. For more information on co-ed, call Wade Gerber at 970-629-2305.

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