Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 8, 2015: Get moving with Trapper Fitness 5K at Moffat County Fair
Registration begins at 7 a.m. in the Pavilion parking lot. 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.
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 Saturday 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.
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, which hosted its meeting Thursday, 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.
Gov. Jared Polis announced Thursday the hiring of Dan Prenzlow as the new director of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, according to a news release from CPW and Colorado Department of Natural Resources.