Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 26, 2015: Youth organizations starting fall Fifth Quarter events
Grand Futures will host a special kickoff of the Fifth Quarter series at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane. Open to all high school and middle school ages in Craig and Hayden, the get-together is a free night of fun with a Slip ‘n Slide to commemorate the last week of summer.
Grand Futures and Young Life will band together Friday night following Moffat County’s varsity gridiron game against Steamboat Springs with a parking lot dance party, admission for which is $1.
Fifth Quarter will continue with other home games, with kickball offered Sept. 4 after the Bulldogs host Rifle and a bowling event after the Oct. 9 Homecoming game with Basalt.
For more information, call 970-629-9600 or 970-824-5752.
Safari Club selling tickets for drawing
Safari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter is selling tickets for a drawing as part of its efforts to support 4-H shooting sports, work with disabled veterans and other projects in the area.
The prize available is a Teton four-burner gas grill. Singles are $5 apiece, while a book of five is $20.
Tickets can be purchased from Mountain Man Taxidermy, Rummel Chiropractic or from Ken Fleming or Karl Huntsman. The drawing will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at Mountain Man Taxidermy, and entrants need not be present to win.
For more information, call Fleming at 970-824-6806 or Huntsman at 970-819-2531.
Couples golf tourney tees off in September
Registration is open for the No Down, Low Down Couples Showdown Sept. 5 and 6 at Yampa Valley Golf Course.
The weekend event begins at 11 a.m. Sept. 5, and the fee of $190 per team includes two days of golf in a Chapman format, prizes, a Saturday barbecue and a Sunday breakfast.
Cart fees are $36 per day.
Forms are available at YVGC or at http://www.yampavalleygolf.com/files/2014/04/COUPLES-SHOWDOWN-ENTRY-FORM.pdf. The deadline to register is Aug. 31.
For more information, call 970-824-FORE (3673).
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