Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 24, 2016: Moffat County volleyball opens season Thursday in Steamboat
Moffat County High SchoolMoffat County High School volleyball teams will begin the schedule with games in Thursday in Steamboat Springs. volleyball teams will begin the schedule with games in Thursday in Steamboat Springs.
Moffat County High School volleyball teams will begin the schedule with games in Thursday in Steamboat Springs.
The Highway 40 rivals will begin their brawl with a C-Team match-up at 4:30 p.m., followed by junior varsity and varsity at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.
MCHS comes off a 5-18 record last season, compared to the Sailors’ 20-5 year in 2015 under coach Wendy Hall.
Erin Knez is the new head of Bulldog volleyball, assisted by Kacey Daugherty, and she expects Steamboat’s competitive nature to be in full force this week.
“It’s going to make us have to move fast,” Knez said.
Girls on the Run seeking registration
Online registration is open this Wednesday for 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 firstname.lastname@example.org@gmail.com, Forbes at , Forbes at email@example.com@moffatsd.org, or Murr at , or Murr at firstname.lastname@example.org@moffatsd.org..
For more information on registration costs and program benefits, visit gotrwesterncolorado.orggotrwesterncolorado.org..
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.
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