Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 16, 2012: Youth hockey team splits weekend matchups |

Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 16, 2012: Youth hockey team splits weekend matchups

Joseph Neal chases after the puck following a faceoff during a Craig Squirt hockey game vs. Aspen Sunday at the Moffat County Ice Rink. The Bulldogs went 2-2 on the weekend, but lost this game vs. Aspen 6-3.
Nate Waggenspack

The Craig Squirt Hockey team hosted four games over the weekend, its first home games of 2013 at the Moffat County Ice Rink.

The 10 and under team split its games, winning two on Saturday and losing two Sunday. In the first game Saturday against Glenwood Springs, the Bulldogs won 4-3 on the strength of two goals from Joseph Neal and two more from Clay Durham.

The team would again beat Glenwood Springs Saturday afternoon, 4-2. Both Neal and Durham had a goal, along with Kale Beckett and Bailey Overton.

Sunday saw the Aspen Leafs come to Craig, and emerge with two victories. In the first game, the Bulldogs fell, 4-1, with the lone goal coming from Chayton McDonald.

Later, despite taking an early lead, Craig couldn’t hold on and lost to Aspen, 6-3. Neal scored two goals while Corey Scranton put in his first of the year for the Bulldogs.

The Craig Squirts are now 3-5 this season. They next take the ice for two games against Telluride Jan. 27.

Craig BCA Pool League week 15 standings

The Billiards Congress of America Pool League in Craig standings, updated through 15 weeks of play.

In the final week of the regular season, teams were hoping to land in one of the top two spots in order to advance to the city championships in June without playing for their lives. In the Sunday league, Poke-n-Hope and Rehab for Quitters retained their first and second positions, with Jean’s Angels missing out by just two points.

No Ex-Cue-Ses surrendered the top spot to Git-R-Done, but still will play for the City Championships in June by virtue of staying in second.

Sunday League:

  1. Team 5 Poke-n-Hope 2374 points
  2. Team 1 Rehab for Quitters 2356
  3. Team 4 Jean’s Angels 2354
  4. Team 3 Just Shooting the S— 2323
  5. Team 2 Jarrod 2042
  6. Team 6 Steve 1848

Monday League:

  1. Team 4 Git-R-Done 2178 points
  2. Team 1 No Ex-Cue-Ses 2176
  3. Team 5 Steve 2111
  4. Team 2 Jolene 2074
  5. Team 3 Jarrod 2062

Next week the playoffs begin. The third and sixth seeds from Sunday will play while fourth will take on fifth. For the Monday league, seeds four and five will play, with the winner taking on Team Steve in the playoff finale. The winner of each league tournament will also earn a spot in the city championships.

Week 15 bowling league standings

In the Tuesday Ladies Nite Out league, the team from Thunder Rolls still leads, at 55-13 on the season. Mr. B’s is in second at 51-17, while The Dog & I has maintained third place, at 44.5-23.5

Country Living Realty and Craig Physical Therapy are still the top two teams, at 44-20 and 41-23, respectively. Tri-State Equipment, the third place team last week, went just 1-3 and has fallen off the pace for now.

In the six-team Early Bird Thursday league, team Duh has extended its lead. They now sit at 253.5-178.5, while second-place 3 Stooges are 243.5-188.5.

The battle for third place is tied between Whoevers and KDD, both at 216-216.

Team Misfits is back out in front with a workable margin after going 6-2 in recent matches. They are now 49-23, while Has Been Gonna B is at 41-27. Meolodie’s Gold is coming on strong in Premier Mixed Doubles, winning eight straight.

In the Friday Night Mixed Nuts league, two teams are now at the top. Pick Up Sticks and Vipers are both 46-22, while Sandbaggers is 44-24 after being tied heading into 2013.

Several other teams are still close in the Friday night league, including Bi-Polar Rollers and RM Elect/Dry Creek.

High scratch scores from the week:

Men: Steve Baptist 279

Women: Patty Shirky 217

Boys: Jeremy Kelsch 208

Girls: Sheyenne Cromer 181

Open gyms available at CMS twice a week

Craig Middle School’s basketball gym is open to the public two nights a week for the winter.

Anyone ages 15 and up is welcome to show up from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The gym is open for shooting around or playing pickup games.

No registration prior to the open gyms is required. There is a $2.50 fee to be collected at the door for each open gym, or a punch pass can be purchased.

The program began Nov. 13 and runs through Feb. 14.

To call about becoming a gym supervisor (ages 14 and up), call 826-2006. For more information about the open gyms, call 826-2004.

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