Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 6, 2014: Moffat County High School wrestlers hosting prime rib dinner |

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 6, 2014: Moffat County High School wrestlers hosting prime rib dinner

The Moffat County High School wrestling team will offer its prime rib dinner fundraiser at 5 p.m. Aug. 14 at MCHS.

Food will be provided and prepared by Mountain Meat Packing and served by team members. Following the meal will be an auction event with numerous donated items by local businesses.

“This is my first year doing this, and I’m shocked at how much the community has helped us out,” coach Tanner Linsacum said. “People have put a lot of effort into it.”

Tickets are $30 per person, $50 per couple or $75 for a family of four.

For more information, call 602-821-8899.

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Craig Pool featuring nighttime swimming event

Craig Parks and Recreation and the Craig Pool Complex, 605 Washington St., will have extended hours Aug. 14 as part of its Family Moonlight Swim. The pool will stay open through 9:30 p.m. for swimmers to enjoy the experience.

Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call 970-826-2029.

Women’s Cast, Blast & Twang available in Steamboat Springs

Women interested in learning about fly-fishing and the basics of shotguns and archery are invited to a women-­only Cast, Blast & Twang clinic at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 9 in Steamboat Springs.

The event is designed for beginners, and no experience or equipment is required. Participants may bring their own shotgun, but all ammunition will be provided. Space is limited and spots will fill quickly. Everyone should dress for the elements and bring all necessary supplies, including water, insect repellent, sunscreen, lunch and snacks. A prepared lunch is preferable, as time to eat will be limited.

Participants are reminded that the class is not a Hunter Education course, which is required to purchase a hunting license. To find a Hunter Education course, go to, or call your local Colorado Parks and Wildlife office.

To register, call Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Steamboat Springs office at 970-870-2197.

Summer soccer at Sawer Soccer Park Wednesdays this summer

Craig’s Bill Sawer is hosting a summer soccer camp at his fields on West First Street.

Sawer Soccer Park will have a refereed soccer game for players of all ages and skill levels from 6 to 7 p.m. each Wednesday.

Players are encouraged to bring shinguards but no soccer cleats. Sawer has extra equipment available to use for those without shinguards.

For more information, call Sawer at 970-824-0116.

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 of 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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