Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 31, 2014: Northwest Colorado natives nab $220k at roping finals |

Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 31, 2014: Northwest Colorado natives nab $220k at roping finals

Mike Robson and Gary Rodarmel recently won $220,000 for their finish at the World Series of Team Roping Finals in Las Vegas earlier this month.

The two qualified for the large-scale rodeo event after winning an event in Loveland. They placed second with a time of 32.37 seconds in the Short Go event, which paid out more than $1.7 million to all competitors.

Rodarmel currently lives in Craig and works with steers, while Robson was born in Craig, grew up in Steamboat Springs and currently resides in Strasburg, shoeing horses.

Craig hockey team recovers from early losses in Glenwood tourney

The Craig Youth Hockey Association Midget team is 1-3 after the Grizzly Holiday Festival in Glenwood Springs, which started their season after several delays.

The Bulldogs lost, 7-1, to Aspen in the first round, followed by a 13-0 shutout by West Elk Saturday. The next day started rough with another defeat, 8-1, to Glenwood, but the team finished strong with a 1-0 victory in a rematch with West Elk.

The team will travel to Steamboat for a Saturday doubleheader.

Indoor soccer games begin in January

A series of indoor soccer games will be offered starting Jan. 5 at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. Highway 40.

Games are from 7 to 9 p.m., boys on Mondays and Wednesdays and girls on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Participation is limited to students in grades eight through 12.

A separate event will be offered for adults, starting Jan. 4 and running from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sundays through March, also at the Boys & Girls Club.

The adult co-ed league is $1 per player per night.

For more information on the adult league, call 970-824-0116.

Water aerobics classes available

A new session of water aerobics exercise classes will be available from Jan. 6 to March 26 at the Moffat County High School pool.

Classes take place from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, promoting cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, body toning and water fun. Classes cost $4 per individual session.

Participants must be at least 15 years old.

For more information, call 970-826-2017.

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.

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