Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 10, 2015: Concealed carry certification class available Saturday

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. Saturday at Bears Ears Sportsman Club, north of Craig on Moffat County Road 7.

The $65 class includes about six hours of instruction and one to two hours of shooting.

Students need their firearm, 50 rounds of ammunition, eye protection, earplugs, lunch and water.

To register, call Mary Morris at 970-824-1135. For more information, call 970-326-7580.

Moffat County High School, Craig Middle School to host fall sports meetings

Moffat County High School’s fall sports teams will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the MCHS auditorium.

The meeting, which will include coaches and athletic department personnel, is for parents of students planning to participate in football, volleyball, cross country or boys soccer.

Boys golf will be the first team to begin practices with sessions starting Monday at Yampa Valley Golf Course. All other teams are able to start practices Aug. 17, in accordance with CHSAA rules.

Craig Middle School sports will begin the following week, with practices for football, volleyball and cross country kicking off Aug. 24, the same date as the school’s parent meeting at 7 p.m.

Additionally, CMS football equipment checkout will be available Aug. 21.

For more information on fall sports, call MCHS at 970-824-7036 or CMS at 970-824-3289.

Women’s golf fundraiser swings into action Wednesday

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

Cast, Blast and Twang starts Saturday at Wyman Museum

The Family Cast, Blast and Twang takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Wyman Living History Museum, sponsored by Colorado Parks & Wildlife, Northwest Colorado Outfitters Chapter, Safari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter and Brother’s Custom Processing.

The free event offers fishing, shooting and archery. All angling equipment is available free of charge, though participants can bring their own if they prefer. Participants 16 and older must have a current fishing license to participate in any fishing event.

Firearms and archery equipment will be provided, and participants are asked not to bring their own.

A free barbecue lunch will also be served.

For more information, call 970-942-8275.

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