Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 19, 2016: Moffat County High School golf gets swinging
The Moffat County High SchoolMoffat County High School boys golf team is already several competitions into its season. boys golf team is already several competitions into its season.
Moffat County High School boys golf team is already several competitions into its season.
Forgoing a Monday event hosted by Grand Valley High School at Battlement Mesa, Bulldogs played Tuesday at EagleVail Golf Club in Avon for Battle Mountain’s tournament, posting a team score of 267. Mike Bingham shot 84 and Torin Reed 85, while Connor Etzler and Kasen Brennise each had a 98.
On Wednesday, Eagle Valley’s event at Gypsum Creek Golf Course saw MCHS add up to 263, led by Bingham’s 80, followed by Reed’s 88, Etzler’s 95 and Brennise’s 102.
Coach Justin Folley noted an improvement this week for most players compared to when the schedule began Aug. 11 in Cedaredge, with Bingham taking an 85, Etzler 94, Brennise 110 and Gage Rowley 140.
The Bulldogs will host their home meet Monday at Yampa Valley Golf CourseYampa Valley Golf Course, teeing off at 9 a.m., teeing off at 9 a.m.
Yampa Valley Golf Course, teeing off at 9 a.m.
A larger preview of the season ahead will be available in this week’s Saturday Morning Press.
Saturday Color Dash benefits Boys & Girls Club of Craig
Boys & Girls Club of Craig will host the Color Dash 5K this Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park. The race is available to all ages, and runners will get splashed with color at each kilometer.
Packets and materials will be available starting at 7 a.m., with the race starting at 9 a.m.
Registration in advance is $40 for an individual, $90 for a family of three, $100 for a family of four, $120 for a family of five, $140 for a family of six. Registration includes a dasher kit that features a shirt, race bib, temporary tattoos and other items. A VIP package is also available with additional swag. Ages 5 and younger are free but do not get a kit.
A discount code for 5 percent off fees is available: CRAIGDASH5.
The Color Dash is a nationwide activity that works with charities and local organizations.
For more information, call 970-826-0411.
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