Craig Sports Briefs for July 22, 2015: Denver Broncos autograph session Wednesday in Craig
As part of the second annual Victory Motors Drive for Cancer, the Craig auto dealer will host an autograph and lunch day from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Clarion Inn & Suites’ Castle Ranch Steakhouse with members of the Denver Broncos, among them Rick Upchurch, Ron Egloff, Le-Lo Lang and Dave Studdard.
The same athletes will be part of the football camp that continues Wednesday and Thursday night at Moffat County High School, proceeds of which will go both to Moffat County Cancer Society and the MCHS and Craig Middle School football programs.
The camp will start at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Thursday’s events will be followed by a barbecue open to the public starting at 7 p.m. and a movie night beginning at dusk.
A suggested donation of $5 per person is appreciated and will go toward the Moffat County Cancer Society.
Additional parts of the fundraiser will take place Friday with 10 percent of proceeds from KS Kreations’ lunch and Castle Ranch’s dinner going to the effort, capped off by the family carnival all day Saturday at Victory Motors, 2705 W. First Street.
For more information, call 970-824-4422.
Volleyball camps offered for Moffat County, Craig athletes
The Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School volleyball programs will host camps for players July 29 to 31. Current and incoming high school players will attend MCHS, 900 Finley Lane, and CMS will be in the gym of Sandrock Elementary School, 201 E. Ninth St.
Overseeing the program will be Chris Wells, head coach for the Chadron State College volleyball team. Girls from outside Moffat County are also invited to attend.
The cost to register is $105. Registration forms are available at the front desk of the Craig Daily Press, 466 Yampa Ave. Registration needs to be submitted by Saturday.
Starla Jensen, MCHS Volleyball
PO Box 31
Baggs, WY 82321-0031
Registration still open for ‘over-the-line’ tourney
As part of Moffat County Balloon Festival, Craig residents will be hosting a tournament of the game “over-the-line” Aug. 1 and 2 at Loudy-Simpson Park.
Originally created by Old Mission Beach Athletic Club, over-the-line is a variation of bat and ball games like baseball and softball that involves three-person teams.
Hitters do not run any bases, and the field consists of a triangle in place of home plate and a rectangle for fielders.
For a full explanation of the setup and rules, visit http://www.ombac.org/over-the-line/otl-rules-of-the-game.
Local organizers are seeking as many teams as possible for three divisions: co-ed, women and youth ages 12 to 15. Teams consist of a captain, two players and an optional substitute. Demonstrations will be available at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Loudy-Simpson soccer fields for those unfamiliar with the game.
Early entry has passed, but late entry will be available until July 28 for $75, with t-shirts available while supplies last. Proceeds will benefit Craig Youth Baseball.
For more information on how to register, call Derek Cleverly at 970-629-8499.
Girls golf clinic available July 29
Moffat County High School girls golf coach Ann Marie Roberts will host a camp for girls of all ages from 8 to 11 a.m. July 29 at Yampa Valley Golf Course.
Open to those 5 and older, the clinic teaches proficiency in the sport and will approach lessons in a fun way to instill a lifelong love of golf.
Registration is $15, and people need to call Roberts to sign up for the event.
For more information, call 970-629-9513.
Parks & Recreation providing volleyball camp for middle school players
Craig Parks & Recreation will host a volleyball camp for sixth- through eighth-graders Aug. 10 to 13 at Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave. Becky Howlett will instruct players in beginning and intermediate skills.
Registration is $30 and includes a t-shirt. Participants must bring athletic shoes, knee pads, a water bottle and a tennis ball.
The deadline to sign up is July 29.
For more information, call 970-826-2004.
Billiards league getting organized for fall
BCA Pool League will begin its sixth season in September at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way, and teams are already forming and seeking players.
The 9-Ball league takes place at 5 p.m. Sundays starting Sept. 13, consisting of three-person teams with a total of 5 players allowed on teams. The 8-Ball games are at 6 p.m. Mondays, beginning Sept. 14, with five-person teams and a total of eight players allowed on teams.
Players can qualify for a Las Vegas trip during both nights. The city champions from the past season will be competing at the nationals later this month.
Yearly fees are $20 to play in both leagues and in all other events. Nightly fees are $5 for 9-Ball and $6 for 8-Ball, plus the cost of coins.
For more information call 970-620-0056 or visit craigbca.weebly.com.
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.