Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 29, 2015: Meeker softball season has home games Saturday
The Meeker High School varsity softball team will play its home opener Saturday with a varsity doubleheader against Grand Junction’s JV team, games at noon and 2 p.m. in Meeker.
The team, which also played a varsity/JV doubleheader Friday in Cedaredge, is composed of girls from Meeker, as well as Craig and other surrounding towns.
The season will run through October.
Meeker High School softball schedule
Time(s), Date(s) — Opponent/Event, Home/Away
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Noon and 2 p.m., Aug. 29 — Grand Junction, Home
4 and 6 p.m., Sept. 2 — Basalt, Away
11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Sept. 5 — Rifle, Home
TBD, Sept. 11 and 12 — Berthoud High School Spartan Tournament, Away
5:30 p.m., Sept. 17 — Rifle, Away
9 and 11 a.m., Sept. 18 — Delta Tournament, Away
5:30 p.m., Sept. 24 — Rifle, Home
3 and 5 p.m., Sept. 25 — Cedaredge, Home
4 and 6 p.m., Oct. 1 — Basalt, Home
4 and 6 p.m., Oct. 8 — Rifle, Away
11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Oct. 10 — Gunnison, Away
TBD, Oct. 17 — Regional Tournament, TBD
TBD, Oct. 23 and 24 — State Tournament, TBD
— All games are subject to change.
Co-ed volleyball registration open
Craig Parks & Recreation’s fall co-ed volleyball season begins soon, with two leagues: competitive teams play Monday nights, semi-competitive Tuesdays.
Sign-up is $200 per team and $20 per player, and the deadline to register is Sept. 4.
For more information, call 970-824-2004.
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).
CNCC rodeo gets ready for bull-riding event
The sixth annual Rangely Rockin’ Bulls gets going at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 at Rangely’s Columbine Park.
Jed Moore, Colorado Northwestern Community College rodeo coach, describes the evening as the “most action-packed night” in Rio Blanco County.
Tickets are $20 for the VIP treatment, $10 for general admission for adults, $5 for children and students and free to those under 3.
Organizers are looking for sponsors, as well. The Bronze Spur level is $150 and includes two general admission tickets, logo on programs and acknowledgement during the event.
Buckle sponsorship is $200, followed by Bull Team’s $350. Perks increase at each level, including Silver Spur, $500; Gold Spur, $1,000; Bull Fighter/Clown, $1,000; and Platinum Spur, $3,000.
Higher-level sponsorships are limited to those who sign up earliest.
For more information, call 970-629-3581.
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