Craig Sports Briefs for April 22, 2016: AAU basketball team wins Montrose tourney
The Craig girls sixth- and seventh-grade AAU basketball team went 5-0 during a tournament last weekend in Montrose.
Coached by Eric Hamilton, the Bulldogs defeated Basalt, Paonia and Montrose, winning the championship game, 22-11, against Cedaredge, the second victory of the day against the same team.
Players included Breeanna Meats, Reese Weber, Halle Hamilton, Jacie Evenson, Rylie Felton, Haylee Ludgate and Cassidy Reed.
The team will complete its season this weekend in Fruita.
Youth track program begins Monday
The Spring Youth Track & Field program will host sign-ups at 5 p.m. Monday at Moffat County High SchoolMoffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane., 900 Finley Lane.
Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane.
Practices will begin the same day at 5:30 p.m. with additional sessions April 26 and May 2, 3 and 9, concluding with a youth meet at 5 p.m. May 10.
The program is available to young athletes in kindergarten through sixth-grade. The cost is $25 per child and includes a t-shirt and ribbons.
For more information, call 970-629-9600.
Register now for Maybell bike ride
The annual “Where the Hell’s Maybell?” bicycle ride sponsored by Craig Parks & RecreationCraig Parks & Recreation will take place May 14. Now in its 30th year, the 30-mile journey through Northwest Colorado is available to riders at no cost. will take place May 14. Now in its 30th year, the 30-mile journey through Northwest Colorado is available to riders at no cost.
Craig Parks & Recreation will take place May 14. Now in its 30th year, the 30-mile journey through Northwest Colorado is available to riders at no cost.
Riders can begin either at Northwest Storage on the west end of Craig starting at 7 a.m. or Western Knolls at 7:30 a.m. The first five miles of the excursion are the most difficult and include considerable inclines along US Highway 40.
Upon reaching Maybell, cyclists can join in a breakfast in the town park, $6 for all-you-can-eat pancakes, bacon, eggs, coffee and juice, not guaranteed for those arriving after 10:15 a.m. Riders have the option of biking back to Craig or using a shuttle for $5 per person.
Riders under 14 are required to ride with an adult, while ages 15 to 17 need to have a consent form signed by a parent or guardian.
For more information on how to register, call 970-826-2004.
Moffat County High School is on the lookout for a new head coach for the Bulldog wrestling program after this week.