Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 1, 2015: Craig Softball Association finishing season next week
After many weeks of play starting in May, Craig Softball Association will conclude its season in the coming week with a championship tournament at Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St.
The B League will play Monday and A League Tuesday, with both groups holding games Wednesday and Thursday to determine the overall winner. Games are at 7:15 and 8:45 p.m.
Stockmen’s Liquor leads the season with a 20-2 record.
1st, Stockmen’s Liquor
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3rd Trapper/Victory Motors/Carelli’s
4th, SandSprings Archery
10th, GCR Tires
12th, The Memorial Hospital
13th, Rude and Crude
14th, Cattle Company
Organizers are also putting together a large-scale, co-ed, double elimination tournament for Aug. 8 and are seeking as many teams as possible for games starting at 9 a.m.
Teams provide their own softballs, and the cost to register is $150 per team, with at least $75 due by Wednesday with the rest Friday.
The day will also include children’s activities.
For more information, call 970-629-5174.
Get moving with Trapper Fitness 5K at Moffat County Fair
Registration begins at 7 a.m. in the Pavilion parking lot, and people can also register in advance at from noon to 7 p.m. weekdays at Trapper Fitness Center, 261 Commerce St.
The cost to run is $15, which includes a t-shirt and ticket for door prizes. Registration is due at sign-up.
For more information, call 970-824-6932.
Safari Club selling tickets for drawing
During the Moffat County Fair, Safari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter will be selling tickets for a drawing as part of the group’s annual fundraiser.
Representatives will be available throughout the day Aug. 8 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds, selling entries for a drawing to win a Teton four-burner gas grill.
Singles are $5 apiece, while a book of five is $20.
Tickets can also be purchased from Mountain Man Taxidermy, Rummel Chiropractic, or from Ken Fleming or Karl Huntsman.
For more information, call Fleming at 970-629-1406 or Huntsman at 970-819-2531.
Young Life golf tourney coming Aug. 8
The Bear River Young Life 2015 Charity Golf Tournament tees off Aug. 8 at Yampa Valley Golf Course.
The four-person scramble starts at 8:30 a.m. and offers a $1,700 payout, as well as a “special twist” on the traditional tournament with many prizes and special features.
The youth ministry organization will be seeking sponsors — who can pay per hole or otherwise — through Aug. 3.
The cost to play is $60 per person for greens fees, a cart and a catered lunch. Teams can also sign up — with a maximum of 30 — for $240.
Registering in advance is encouraged, and forms can be found at the YVGC pro shop or at bearriver.younglife.org.
For more information, call 970-629-9600.
Women’s golf fundraiser swings into action Aug. 12
The Rally for the Cause Ladies Tournament, benefiting Moffat County Cancer Society, takes place Aug. 12 at Yampa Valley Golf Course.
The four-person scramble starts at 1 p.m. and is open to women of all skill levels.
Entry is $40 for 18 holes and dinner. Golfers are asked to wear pink.
For more information, call Linda Showalter at 970-824-9728 or email her at email@example.com.
Billiards league getting organized for fall
BCA Pool League will begin its sixth season in September 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 Sept. 13, consisting of three-person teams with a total of 5 players allowed on teams. The 8-Ball games are at 6 p.m. Mondays, beginning Sept. 14, with five-person teams and a total of eight players allowed on teams.
Players can qualify for a Las Vegas trip during both nights. The city champions from the past season are competing at the nationals this week.
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 970-620-0056 or visit craigbca.weebly.com.
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