Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 28, 2015: Craig hockey fights on in Denver
The Craig Youth Hockey Association Midget team experienced a tough weekend against Heritage.
The Saturday game at The Ice Ranch in Littleton ended 8-3, with a loss for the Bulldogs, followed Sunday by a 7-1 defeat at the University of Denver’s Joy Burns Arena.
Goals came from Becky Brown and Garrett Ferguson with assists from Logan Roberts and Trace Walt with 36 shots on goal throughout the weekend.
Across two days, goalie Wyatt Bellio managed 38 saves against Heritage.
After a season that’s been primarily on the road, the Craig team, 0-8 in the Colorado Prep Hockey League, will play its last away games this weekend in Aspen before three weeks at home to conclude its season.
Moffat County Youth Wrestling to begin season
The Moffat County Youth Wrestling program will be holding registration from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 4 in the City Hall Council Chambers, 300 W. Fourth St. The team is open to children ages kindergarten through sixth-grade, and participants have the option of being part of practices only or also competing in tournaments in April and May.
Practices begin at 5:15 March 9 with a parent meeting at Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave., and will continue twice weekly. Tournaments begin April 4.
The fee is $40 to join, with discounts for families; $32 per tournament, with the exception of the April 18 home event; and a $50 refundable deposit for traveling wrestlers using bags and singlets.
Those wishing to register can also print forms from the group’s Facebook page and drop them off at Bullseye Taxidermy, 1445 Yampa Ave., or mail them to Gayle Zimmerman, 3692 Moffat County Road 7, Craig, CO, 81625.
For more information, call 970-629-0130 or 970-629-2065.
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.
Youth bowling rolls on
The Craig Youth League is back in action at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 990 Industrial Ave., after a winter break. The weekly activity features games for all age groups.
Peewees range from ages 3 to 6, playing one game per week at 4 p.m. Sundays for $2.50 per participant. Bantams — 7 to 12 — and High Rollers — 13 to 18 — roll three games beginning at 4:45 p.m. Sundays for $7 apiece.
Each bowler must also pay an annual fee of $10 for United States Bowling Congress membership. Coaches are available for all ages and experience levels.
The league will run through April 26.
For more information, call 970-824-2695.
Indoor soccer games offered
A series of indoor soccer games are available 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.
For more information, call 970-629-3672.
A separate event is offered for adults, 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.
7:00 a.m. Near the intersection of First Street and U.S. Highway 40, police in Craig responded to a property damage crash call. Officers investigated an accident between two pickup trucks.