Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 6, 2015: Moffat County C-Teams take it to Steamboat Springs
The boys and girls basketball C-Teams of Moffat County High School played Tuesday in Steamboat Springs.
The girls won, 55-42, with Makenna Baker leading scoring with 16 points, Jana Camilletti close behind with 15 and Josie Timmer scoring nine.
The following boys game saw a Bulldog loss of 38-20 against the Sailors, with Wyatt Nielson, Leon Herrera, Steven Walls and Tristen Walls all netting three points and Kaden Hafey, Mitchell Smith, Nick Pugh and Adain Wilmot taking two apiece.
“It was a close defensive game until the end,” said boys coach Nick Myers.
The groups will travel to Vernal, Utah, this weekend before their final game of the season, hosting Soroco Feb. 18.
Colorado Parks and Wildife to meet with Safari Club sportsmen
Safari Club International’s annual convention, which takes place this week in Las Vegas, will feature the Western State Fish and Game Director’s Panel during its Saturday activities.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife Director Bob Broscheid will be among those discussing the issues concerning the region’s hunters.
Karl Huntsman, of SCI’s Yampa Valley Chapter, will be attending the convention to learn more about the information hunters will need to know for the coming seasons.
Mule Deer Foundation event takes place Valentine’s Day
The Northwest Colorado Chapter of the Mule Deer Foundation will host a banquet Feb. 14 at the Craig Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Highway 13.
Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner begins at 6:30 p.m., and the evening includes an auction, a drawing and games to benefit deer and their habitat.
Tickets are available at the Craig Chamber of Commerce, 360 E. Victory Way, or through Randy Sloan, who can be reached at 970-629-1760.
For more information about the organization, visit muledeer.org.
Moffat County High School seeks receipts for fundraiser
Local residents can help with the issue of school funding as Moffat County High School raises money in the weeks to come.
MCHS is participating in the AmeriGas School Days Program, and people can bring in their receipts from propane to join in the effort. For every gallon of gas accounted for, the company will donate two cents to the school in question.
The tally adds up fast, and last May, AmeriGas awarded nearly $2,000 to MCHS.
Receipts can be turned in at the school to Stephanie Ahlstrom, athletics secretary.
For more information, call 970-824-7036 or 970-824-4221.
Craig Trap Club offers weekly winter shooting
Craig Trap Club’s Polar Bear League is in action, and recreational shooters are welcome to join in the activity.
Participants can attend the shotgun sessions twice weekly, either at 6 p.m. Thursdays or 10 a.m. Sundays. Those who shoot regularly can also track their scores as the weeks continue.
The Trap Club is located on Moffat County Road 64 off U.S. Highway 40, and those who get involved have the option of club membership for $60 for all included materials and building access or league registration for $60, complete with 300 clay pigeons while supplying one’s own guns and ammunition.
Practice rounds are $6 for non-league participants for 25 pigeons and $5 for those in the league.
For more information, call 970-326-5575 or visit facebook.com/CraigTrapClub.
2:10 a.m. On the 400 block of Washington Street, police in Craig responded to an animal complaint. Craig police said a caller reported being bitten by a dog and police continue to investigate.