Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 31, 2016: Adult volleyball league looks for signups by Friday
Craig Parks & RecreationCraig Parks & Recreation will begin its fall coed volleyball league, open to ages 15 and older. will begin its fall coed volleyball league, open to ages 15 and older.
Craig Parks & Recreation will begin its fall coed volleyball league, open to ages 15 and older.
Games take place in two separate leagues: the competitive league plays Monday, with semi-competitive Tuesdays and Thursdays. All games are in the Craig Middle School gym, 915 Yampa Ave, starting Sept. 12.
The deadline to register is this Friday, and the cost is $200 per team, plus $20 per player.
Sign up at Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St.
For more information, call 970-826-2004.
Girls on the Run online registration open
Online registration is open 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 a team. 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 older, 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..
Safari Club raffle offers big prizes
The Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club InternationalYampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International will host a ticket drawing as a fundraiser for its yearly activities. will host a ticket drawing as a fundraiser for its yearly activities.
Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International will host a ticket drawing as a fundraiser for its yearly activities.
The grand prize is a Smith and Wesson rifle complete with adjustable stock, adjustable barrel and 4,000 rounds of ammunition. Second prize is a pair of tickets to SCI’s annual convention in Las Vegas held Feb. 2017.
Tickets are $10 each, or $50 for six, and are available at Rummel Chiropractic, Chapman’s Automotive, Northwest Pawn Shop, Mountain Man Taxidermy, Big Cat Taxidermy and Steamboat Springs Chamber of Commerce.
The drawing will take place at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at Mountain Man Taxidermy. Winners do not need to be present.
Projects funded by Yampa Valley Chapter include 4-H shooting sports, Cast n’ Blast, youth programs and Colorado moose transplant.
For more information, call Karl Huntsman at 970-819-2531.
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