Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 11, 2015: Doak Walker results — Week 3
September 10, 2015
The third week of Craig Parks & Recreation's Doak Walker tackle football league took place Tuesday and Thursday, as players in grades three through six gave it their all.
Fifth- and sixth-grade
Wagner Construction — Wagner Rock 49ers vs. Masterworks Mechanical Cardinals, 20-6
Craig Police Department Packers vs. Duran & Pearce Contractors Vikings, 26-0
Hayden Tigers vs. Intermountain Appliance Chargers, 28-6
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Third- and fourth-grade
Hayden Tigers vs. Cook Chevrolet Chargers, 26-19
Boy-Ko Supply Broncos vs. Carrie Hertzog Photography Saints, 12-0
Daily Press football contest underway
As the NFL's regular season begins, the Craig Daily Press will feature an online forum for football fans to predict weekly results and win prizes by doing so.
Participants can register at CraigDailyPress.com/football through the UPICKEM system and can update their selections throughout the season, comparing their outcomes to local VIPs, including Mark Samuelson, of Samuelson's True Value Hardware; Shannon Moore, of Clarion Inn & Suites; Kevin Willbanks, of Craig Powersports; and Daily Press sports reporter Andy Bockelman.
Those with the most accurate picks can win prizes at both the local and national levels, with UPICKEM's ultimate prize package a trip for two to Hawaii.
For more information, call 970-875-1782.
Pistol certification course available
As part of 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. Sept. 12 at Bears Ears Sportsman Club, north of Craig on Moffat County Road 7.
To register, call Mary Morris at 970-824-1135. For more information, call 970-326-7580.
Youth antelope hunt contest starts
Participants must answer the following question in 125 to 500 words: "Why do I want to hunt?"
An entry form will be available in the Friday edition of the Craig Daily Press, and participants must include name, Hunter Safety Card number, date of birth, phone number, signature and guardian waiver.
The deadline is Sept. 21. For more information, call 970-819-2531.
Forms can be dropped off at Rummel Chiropractic, Mountain Man Taxidermy, AGP Game Processing or Northwest Pawn Shop or mailed to:
Safari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter
PO Box 752
Craig, CO 81626-0752
Billiards league getting organized for fall
BCA Pool League will begin its seventh season in the following week 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 this week, 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.com.
Youth basketball prepping for season
Registration is open for Craig Parks & Recreation's youth basketball program for boys and girls in grades three through six.
Practices will begin the week of Oct. 19. The fee is $40, and the deadline is Wednesday to sign up at Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St.
For more information, call 970-824-2004.