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Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 26, 2016: Adult dodgeball league returning to Craig

Craig Parks & Recreation’s co-ed dodgeball league returns for a new season starting in January. Following a successful introduction in early 2016, the program will be back, hopefully bigger than ever. Team requirements are ages 15 and older, groups of six to 10 with at least two female players. The cost is $30 per person for those who register before Dec. 14, with a cost of $45 after that. The season will officially begin Jan. 4, and rosters will be frozen as of Jan. 25.

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Craig briefs: Craig Salvation Army needs bell ringers

Bell ringers are needed at City Market, Walmart, and Murdoch’s in Craig during the holiday season, today, through Christmas Eve. All donations are used locally to help the needy. Though the unemployment rate has dropped, the number of families living in poverty remains high. Families need help, and those who able to give will help their less fortunate neighbors. Volunteers can ring in pairs, and children are welcome. Ringers younger than 16 must have parental permission or be accompanied by an adult.

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A week in Haiti inspires Craig group to give more

A group of 10 missionaries sent by the Journey at First Baptist Church in Craig to Haiti has returned after a week helping the Baptist Haiti Mission. And plans are already in the works to provide more help.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 25, 2016: BCA Pool League hosting weekend tourney

Craig’s BCA Pool League will host a Scotch Doubles Tournament Dec. 3 and 4 at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way. Teams will consist of league members with an established handicap and at least three weeks of play. Games will start at 11 a.m. each day. The fee is $10 per team with a double elimination format and usual BCA rules. Players who primarily engage in nine-ball need to have eight-ball experience.

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Moffat County athletes go above and beyond

Bulldog soccer, football players qualify for specialty games thanks to strong performances

Dozens of Moffat County High School athletes finished the fall sports schedule with a varsity letter, and some of the Bulldogs went even further in their achievement. Moffat County athletes in multiple sports received acknowledgement for a strong season, with each of the fall sports teams that are part of Colorado High School Activities Association represented.

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Nearly 100 Moffat County families to eat donated turkey dinner

Nearly 100 boxes filled with turkey dinner and holiday greetings were delivered door to door on Saturday by volunteers coordinated by Love In the Name of Christ (Love INC).

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Moffat County to cut snow plowing for senior citizens

Moffat County Commissioners unanimously decide at their Wednesday meeting not to accept any new applications from seniors seeking help with snow plowing and recommended that all senior snow plowing be discontinued next winter.

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Andy Bockelman: Give thanks for the great attitude of Moffat County athletes

Thanks to the NFL, NBA, MLB and more, sports are intrinsically tied to most of the big market holidays, but relaxing in your Barcalounger for a Christmas Day basketball game or headed to Coors Field for nine innings on the Fourth of July doesn’t have quite the same feel as Thanksgiving football. However, as much as I enjoy catching a pigskin battle while fighting off a tryptophan coma induced by too much turkey and debating a third slice of pumpkin pie, I already had my moment this year that blended sports with giving thanks. Moments, actually.

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TMH donates money to Moffat County food bank

The Memorial Hospital at Craig donated $3,342 to the Moffat County Inter-Faith Food Bank in support of the food bank’s mission to provide Christmas food baskets to community members in need, according to a TMH news release.

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Family doing well after fire destroys home

If there’s one word that describes how the Neals feel after their home was destroyed by a fire last week, it's grateful.

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Craig teen still missing after 3 months

As many Craig families sit down to eat Thanksgiving diner Jean Robertson will have an empty seat where her daughter should be sitting. The last contact anyone had with 14-year-old Katrina Treacy of Craig was three months ago, on Aug. 24, when she appears to have tried to contact her Aunt.

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On the record for Nov. 21

On the record for Nov. 21

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Moffat County School District enrollment remains flat

The preliminary student count for Moffat County School District put full time student enrollment for the 2016 to 2017 school year at 2,085 full time students.

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Marijuana edibles increasingly sending dogs to vet

Pets accidentally chowing on pot is something veterinarians have seen throughout the years and while they don’t track exact numbers incidents seem to be increasing.

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Sand Wash wild horse gather continues through Thanksgiving holiday

Bait trapping of Sand Wash wild horses by Bureau of Land Management contractors will continue throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and visitors to the area are being asked to keep their distance from activity and temporary fencing.