Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 26, 2015: Youth organizations starting fall Fifth Quarter events |

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 26, 2015: Youth organizations starting fall Fifth Quarter events

Bear River Young Life and Grand Futures Prevention Coalition will host several events in the coming weeks following Moffat County High School football games.

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 The deadline to register is Aug. 31.

For more information, call 970-824-FORE (3673).

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