Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 29, 2014: Local billiards season starts in September
BCA Pool Leagues will begin its fifth season in September at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way.
The 9-ball league takes place at 5 p.m. Sundays starting Sept. 7, consisting of three-person teams with a total of 5 players allowed on teams. The 8-ball games are at 6 p.m. Mondays, beginning Sept. 8, with five-person teams and a total of eight players allowed on teams.
Players can qualify for a Las Vegas trip during both nights. The league also hosts tournaments and special events throughout the season.
Yearly fees are $20 to play in both leagues and in all other events. Nightly fees are $5 for 9-ball and $6 for 8-ball, plus the cost of coins.
For more information or call 970-620-0056 or visit craigbca.weebly.com.
Parks and Rec volleyball hosting informational meeting
The Craig Parks and Recreation coed volleyball league, which begins in September, will offer a meeting for team captains and representatives.
The meeting, at 5:15 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Parks and Recreation office, 300 W. Fourth St., will discuss league rules, scheduling and overall organization.
All hoping to start a team or have already started a team are invited. Registration is $125 per team, plus $10 per player.
For more information, call 970-826-2004.
Parks and Rec basketball registration available
The Craig Parks and Recreation youth basketball season is accepting applicants.
The leagues for third through sixth grade boys and girls will begin practices and games starting in October. Registration is open now at the Parks and Recreation office, 300 W. Fourth St. or on the Parks and Rec website, with the deadline Sept. 17.
There will be a mandatory skills days for each age bracket Sept. 22 to 25.
For more information about the league or to become a coach or official, call Dave Pike at 970-826-2006.
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