Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 7, 2015: Moffat County High School, Craig Middle School to host fall sports meetings
Moffat County High School’s fall sports teams will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the MCHS auditorium.
The meeting, which will include coaches and athletic department personnel, is for parents of students planning to participate in football, volleyball, cross country or boys soccer.
Boys golf will be the first team to begin practices with sessions starting Monday at Yampa Valley Golf Course. All other teams are able to start practices Aug. 17, in accordance with CHSAA rules.
Craig Middle School sports will begin the following week, with practices for football, volleyball and cross country kicking off Aug. 24, the same date as the school’s parent meeting at 7 p.m.
Additionally, CMS football equipment checkout will be available Aug. 21.
For more information on fall sports, call MCHS at 970-824-7036 or CMS at 970-824-3289.
Young Life golf tourney coming Saturday
The Bear River Young Life 2015 Charity Golf Tournament tees off Aug. 8 at Yampa Valley Golf Course.
The four-person scramble starts at 8:30 a.m. and offers a $1,700 payout, as well as a “special twist” on the traditional tournament with many prizes and special features.
The cost to play is $60 per person for greens fees, a cart and a catered lunch. Teams can also sign up — with a maximum of 30 — for $240.
Registering in advance is encouraged, and forms can be found at the YVGC pro shop or at bearriver.younglife.org.
For more information, call 970-629-9600.
Get moving with Trapper Fitness 5K at Moffat County Fair
Registration begins at 7 a.m. in the Pavilion parking lot, and people can also register in advance at from noon to 7 p.m. weekdays at Trapper Fitness Center, 261 Commerce St.
The cost to run is $15, which includes a t-shirt and ticket for door prizes. Registration is due at sign-up.
For more information, call 970-824-6932.
Craig Softball Association hosting weekend event
In addition to the season championship running this week at Loudy-Simpson Park, Craig Softball Association organizers are also putting together a large-scale, co-ed, double elimination tournament for Saturday and are seeking as many teams as possible for games starting at 9 a.m.
Teams provide their own softballs, and the cost to register is $150 per team, due in its entirety by Friday.
The day will also include children’s activities.
For more information, call 970-629-5174.
Safari Club selling tickets for drawing
During the Moffat County Fair, Safari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter will be selling tickets for a drawing as part of the group’s annual fundraiser.
Representatives will be available throughout the day Aug. 8 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds, selling entries for a drawing to win a Teton four-burner gas grill.
Singles are $5 apiece, while a book of five is $20.
Tickets can also be purchased from Mountain Man Taxidermy, Rummel Chiropractic, or from Ken Fleming or Karl Huntsman.
For more information, call Fleming at 970-629-1406 or Huntsman at 970-819-2531.
Women’s golf fundraiser swings into action Aug. 12
The Rally for the Cause Ladies Tournament, benefiting Moffat County Cancer Society, takes place Aug. 12 at Yampa Valley Golf Course.
The four-person scramble starts at 1 p.m. and is open to women of all skill levels.
Entry is $40 for 18 holes and dinner. Golfers are asked to wear pink.
For more information, call Linda Showalter at 970-824-9728 or email her at email@example.com.
Billiards league getting organized for fall
BCA Pool League will begin its seventh season in September at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way, and teams are already forming and seeking players.
The 9-Ball league takes place at 5 p.m. Sundays starting Sept. 13, 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. 14, with five-person teams and a total of eight players allowed on teams.
Players must be 21 and over and can qualify for a Las Vegas trip during both nights.
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 call Roy Butler at 970-824-9938 or visit craigbca.weebly.com.
7:00 a.m. Near the intersection of First Street and U.S. Highway 40, police in Craig responded to a property damage crash call. Officers investigated an accident between two pickup trucks.