Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 10, 2016: Bear River Young Life golf tourney raises $10,000
The ninth annual Bear River Young LifeBear River Young Life Charity Golf Tournament took place Saturday at Yampa Valley Golf Course, including 105 total players across 27 teams, the best turnout to date for the event. Charity Golf Tournament took place Saturday at Yampa Valley Golf Course, including 105 total players across 27 teams, the best turnout to date for the event.
Bear River Young Life Charity Golf Tournament took place Saturday at Yampa Valley Golf Course, including 105 total players across 27 teams, the best turnout to date for the event.
Organizers raised a record $10,000 for Young Life and Wyldlife members to attend summer camp.
The winning foursome for gross score was Cannon Law Office, consisting of Heather Cannon, Bob Cannon, Mike Swaro and Amanda Back. Taking the best net total were Richard Nelson Kim Veach, Derek Duran and Shane Camilletti of TIC #1.
Kim Veach won straightest drive for the day, while Amanda Back won the ladies closest to the pin contest, Brandon Mills claiming it for the men. Men’s longest drive went to Landon Nelson and Heather Cannon won among women.
Girls golf clinic available Friday
Young girl golfers ages 5 and older are invited to attend a clinic through LPGA and overseen by Moffat County High SchoolMoffat County High School girls coach Ann Marie Roberts at girls coach Ann Marie Roberts at Yampa Valley Golf CourseYampa Valley Golf Course..
The clinic runs from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Friday and is $10 per player. Prizes and snacks will also be provided, as well as clubs for those who need equipment.
For more information or to register, call Roberts at 970-629-9513.
Moffat County Fair 5K runs early Saturday
Registration will begin at 7 a.m. with the race running its new course at 8 a.m. at Moffat County Fairgrounds.
The cost is $15, and participants can register in advance at Trapper Fitness Center, 261 Commerce St.
For more information, call 970-824-6932.
Moffat County High School wrestling prime rib dinner Aug. 18
The Moffat County High School wrestling team will host its annual prime rib dinner fundraiser Aug. 18 at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane.
Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. with live and silent auctions beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Admission is $30 for a single person, $50 per couple and $75 for a family of four.
Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance from any Bulldog wrestler or at KRAI in Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way.
Softball tourney moved to Aug. 20, 21
The Yampa Valley Young Professional Balls Out Co-Ed Softball Tournament will take place Aug. 20 and 21.
Organizers opted to push the fundraiser event back to give people more time to sign up and have also lowered the registration price, which is now $150 down from $200 per team.
Players must be 18 years old or older, or 14 and older with parental consent. The deadline to sign up is this Friday.
The tournament is scheduled to start pool play Aug. 20, with the field location currently undetermined, followed by a single elimination tournament the next day.
People looking for a team can visit facebook.com/YampaValleyYoungProfessionalsfacebook.com/YampaValleyYoungProfessionals..
For more information or to register, call Amanda Tomlinson at 970-629-8578 or Tori Pingley at 970-629-2544.
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