Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 20, 2016: CNCC soccer hosting Saturday barbecue, pep rally | CraigDailyPress.com

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 20, 2016: CNCC soccer hosting Saturday barbecue, pep rally

The men's and women's soccer teams for Colorado Northwestern Community College'sColorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus will host a community barbecue and pep rally starting at noon Saturday at CNCC as part of student orientation. Craig campus will host a community barbecue and pep rally starting at noon Saturday at CNCC as part of student orientation.

Colorado Northwestern Community College's Craig campus will host a community barbecue and pep rally starting at noon Saturday at CNCC as part of student orientation.

The newly formed athletic program scrimmaged twice in the past two weeks, starting with an Aug. 10 road trip to Sheridan College in Wyoming, where women fell, 3-0, and men lost, 2-1.

On Friday, the Spartans were in Price, Utah, to meet Utah State University Eastern. CNCC women did not have enough players available to field a team, while men lost, 3-0.

With 13 players going against USU's roster of 36, head coach Lance Noble said the Spartans put up a great effort.

"Our kids played their hearts out," he said.

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CNCC's first official games will take place at home Sept. 9 and 10 at Loudy-Simpson Park against Salt Lake Community College.

BCA Pool League season starts in September

Craig's BCA Pool League will begin a new year Sept. 11 and 12 at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way.

BCA's 9-Ball league takes place at 5 p.m. Sundays, consisting of three-person teams with a total of 5 players allowed on teams. The 8-Ball games are at 6 p.m. Mondays, with five-person teams and a total of eight players allowed on teams.

Players must be 21 and over, and teams can qualify for a Las Vegas trip to the national championships during both nights.

Yearly fees are $20 for the leagues, while dues are $6 per week when players participate, plus the cost of coins.

For more information call Roy Butler at 970-824-9938 or visit craigbca.weebly.comcraigbca.weebly.com. Score updates are available at . Score updates are available at https://www.leaguesys.net/craig/default.aspxhttps://www.leaguesys.net/craig/default.aspx..

craigbca.weebly.com. Score updates are available at https://www.leaguesys.net/craig/default.aspx.

Girls on the Run seeking registration

Online registration is open Aug. 24 Girls on the Run of Western Colorado, a 10-week fall program for girls in grades three through five.

GOTR focuses on promoting healthy body image, confidence and other positive attributes in young female athletes through the sport of running, meeting twice weekly to build endurance and strength for a 5K race that will take place in November.

The program will feature three Moffat County sites, including East, Sandrock and Sunset elementary schools, overseen by Tiffany Trevenen, Melissa Forbes and Stephanie Murr, respectively.

Sandrock will host practices starting at 3:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, while East and Sunset will go at the same time Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Practices begin the week of Sept. 6.

GOTR information will be available in schools once classes begin, though advance registration online is encouraged.

Volunteers interested in helping in getting involved at local sites can contact Trevenen at trevy4@gmail.comtrevy4@gmail.com, Forbes at , Forbes at melissa.forbes@moffatsd.orgmelissa.forbes@moffatsd.org, or Murr at , or Murr at stephanie.murr@moffatsd.orgstephanie.murr@moffatsd.org..

trevy4@gmail.com, Forbes at melissa.forbes@moffatsd.org, or Murr at stephanie.murr@moffatsd.org.

For more information on registration costs and program benefits, visit gotrwesterncolorado.orggotrwesterncolorado.org..gotrwesterncolorado.org.