Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 20, 2014: Moffat County boys basketball to host fundraiser | CraigDailyPress.com

Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 20, 2014: Moffat County boys basketball to host fundraiser

The Moffat County High School boys basketball team will offer a Spaghetti Dinner and Hoop-a-thon at 6 p.m. Tuesday at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane.

Players are collecting pledges for the event, in which they will sink as many baskets as possible. The community is invited for the dinner, with the admission price being donation only for those who wish to contribute.

For more information, call 970-629-3628.

Elks sponsor free throw contest

The Craig Elks Lodge No. 1577 will play host to the National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest on Dec. 20 at Sandrock Elementary School, 201 E. Ninth St.

Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the competition at 9 a.m. for boys and girls, who must be no younger than 8 and no older than 13 as of April 1, 2015.

Parents are reminded that there are no flash photos allowed while contestants are shooting, and a birth certificate is needed for age verification. Afterward, a chili lunch and prizes will be available at the Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way.

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For more information, call 970-824-6131.

Safari Club to offer drawing

The Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International will host a fundraiser drawing at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13.

Proceeds will support regional shooting sports and the club's work with disabled veterans. Prizes include a selection of beef, a freezer and a Yeti cooler.

Tickets are $5 apiece or $20 for five. Participants do not need to be present to win.

For more information, call 970-819-2531 or visit http://www.sciyampavalleychapter.com.

Parks and Rec offers basketball for younger ages

Registration is now open for boys and girls in kindergarten through second-grade to play Craig Parks and Recreation basketball.

The cost is $40, and the season will take place from February to April. The deadline to sign up is Jan. 7, and those who register late will be placed on a waiting list with no guarantee of placement.

For more information, call 970-826-2029.