Sports briefs: AAU basketball tournament is today, Sunday
March 13, 2010
Beginning at 8 a.m. today, there will be an AAU basketball tournament in Craig.
More than 20 teams from Colorado and Wyoming will compete today and at 8 a.m. Sunday.
Players in sixth, seventh and eighth grades will compete in the two-day tournament.
Games will be played at Sandrock Elementary School, 201 E. Ninth St., Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave., and Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane.
There will be a $5 entrance fee for adults, $3 for seniors, and students get in free.
Legacy student named girls Player of the Year
Gatorade, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, recently named Legacy High School's Quincey Noonan as its Colorado girls basketball Player of the Year.
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Noonan is the second player to be chosen from Legacy High School.
A 5-foot-10 senior guard, she led the Lightning (26-1) to the Class 4A state finals.
Noonan averaged 10.7 points, 5.1 assists and 3.4 rebounds per game.
She set a school record when she dished out 15 assists in Legacy's last season game against Doherty High School.
Noonan signed a letter of intent to continue her basketball career in the fall at the University of Denver.
"Quincey is one of the most coachable players I have been in contact with at any level," Legacy head coach Jamie Carey said in a news release. "She has tremendous skill, but she also has an attitude that makes coaching her even more special.
"She impacts her teammates in a positive way and makes them better just with her presence."
Slow pitch softball games begin May 18
Registration now is open for Craig Parks and Recreation girls slow pitch softball.
Games begin May 18 and go until June 24.
Players will be separated by age and placed in two divisions.
The registration fee is $30 per players, and forms must be returned by April 1.
For more information, call Parks and Recreation at 826-2004.
Moffat County athletics looking for feedback
The Moffat County High School athletic department is conducting a survey for parents and guardians of MCHS athletes.
Athletic director Richard Wildenhaus said he is looking for feedback on what is working for MCHS athletics, and what could be improved.
The survey is available online at http://www.moffat.ufans.com.